While most men are fine with roughing it out, other travellers will not want to be around you if your body smells and you have bad breath. (And female travelers won’t even want to touch you.) Create a bag of toiletries with these items.
- Toothbrushes and toothpaste– Protect your toothbrush from bacteria by storing it in a travel case.
- Deodorant– Roll-on men’s deodorant is smaller, and easier to travel with than deodorant sprays.
- SPF Sunscreen Wrapped in plastic Zip-lock Bag to Prevent Spillage.
- Lip Balm Protects your lips against sun damage and chapping.
- Shaving soap or Rechargeable Electric Shaver: While a razor can give a very close shave to your face, an electric shaver is much more efficient and quicker for the body and facial hair.
- Medication on prescription– Ensure that you have enough medication for solo travel. When travelling abroad, you don’t need to go see a doctor.
- Condoms – Remove them from the packaging but store them in your bag of toiletries to avoid damage.
- Mosquito repellent – This is especially important when traveling to countries with malaria or mosquito-borne disease.
- Hand sanitiser – Store it in your bag to easily clean your hands after using the toilet and before eating.
- Travel Pack– Purchase a smaller travel pack instead of a larger box.
- Masks – A face mask is required on certain flights and at some attractions.
- Shampoo solid, and Conditioner (optional).. Most hostels do not supply shampoo or conditioner. Motels, Airbnbs, and hotels may provide shampoo or conditioner. These items can be purchased at the destination to save space.
- Optional Body Soap– The majority of hostels do not supply soap or body wash. Motels, Airbnbs, and hotels may provide soap or body wash. When you are at your destination, you can buy your bodywash to reduce the amount of space you have in your suitcase.
- Anti-sickness pills (optional). Especially important for those who suffer from motion sickness, or travel by air or water.
- Band-Aids (optional)
- Ointment antibiotic (optional). Cleanse and disinfect wounds to avoid infection.
- Q-tips (optional)
Most tourists will never face the dangers faced by solo travellers. These safety items are essential for solo male travellers.
- TSA approved padlocks Always lock your daybag and luggage to avoid theft. The best locks to use are combination locks, as you do not need to carry the key.
- Fake Smartphone , and faux cash. If you are robbed or mugged, hand the fakes over and leave immediately.
- Acemining Portable Door Lock Optional Allows you lock any hotel door. It only takes 10 seconds to install and stops intruders turning the handle.
- ZZRUI security door alarm Optional Jam behind closed doors to prevent intruders. The alarm will alert you to anyone trying to open your door.
These odd items can be added to the men’s solo travel packing checklist. Others will make the trip easier or more fun.
- Garbage bag Can be used for storing wet swimmingwear and rubbish.
- Microfiber Towels that Dry Quickly – These towels are smaller and dry faster than bath or beach towels. An essential on your male solo travel packing list.
- SIM Card Tool – Used to replace your SIM card in your smartphone with an international SIM card.
- Pen — Useful for quickly filling in forms, like immigration arrival cards.
- Travel pillow inflatable – Keep your head in place and sleep comfortably on trains, planes and buses.
- Case for loop earplugs – (optional). if you are going to be in a dorm with snoring men and women.
- Case and eye mask – (optional). – Great for blocking the light in dorm rooms.
- Pocket Knife Optional Can be used for a variety of tasks, including fixing items and picking up splinters. Double-check that it can be stored in checked luggage.
- A headlamp (optional), or a torch can be very useful for camping, or when you are digging in a bag at night in the hostel. It is more convenient, however, to use your phone’s torch.
- A lighter (optional). While this item is primarily for smokers it can be an excellent way to meet new people when traveling alone.
- A small souvenir from home (optional).– Bring a photo from home or another memento to make you feel more at home when you are homesick.
Epic content will help you grow your following on social media. These photography accessories should be on the list of male solo travelers.
- Take a Camera – If you are looking for high quality photos, then take only a camera with telephoto lens. If you want to take some good photos, the camera on your smartphone should do it. It will also save you time and hassle.
- Cleaning kit for your camera Keep lenses and mirrors clear to capture sharp images.
- Charger and battery for the camera
- Action Camera GoPro optional – Do you want to capture the best moments of your solo journey? Bring your GoPro.
- Backpack camera bag (optional) – Shoulder bags for cameras can make travelling alone a hassle. Consider buying a camera backpack that has storage compartments to hold your lenses and cameras.
- A selfie stick Optional – Save you from having to constantly ask other people to take your photos. Many selfie sticks can also be converted into tripods and come with a remote to take amazing landscape photos.
- Camera tripod (optional). – Capture high-speed or landscape shots without camera shaking. It is also useful when taking selfies.
- Microphone (optional for smartphone/camera)
- pro smartphone lens kit Optional – Take epic landscape shots with the wide angle (45% field of view). The macro lens magnifies nearby objects for stunning close-ups.
- MicroSD memory card (optional). – Purchase a SD card with 256GB or more to take many photos and videos.
- SD Card to Lightning Adapter Optional – Transfer pictures from your SD Card to your iPad within seconds. This is perfect if you are planning to do a lot of photo editing.