Winter city breaks can be extremely fun. If you’re travelling Europe you’re going to want to pack light, and keep warm. Europe has a lot of offer, especially in Winter – think Oktoberfest in Germany or a weekend city break in Amsterdam. Between flights and hour-long commutes, you won’t want to be carrying a lot of luggage. Getting the essentials right is important, especially if you’re going to be on the move. Here are 5 winter city break essentials you should be taking with you:
A warm jacket
The struggle is real when it comes to packing a jacket in your suitcase. Deciding which jacket to bring with you can be an absolute pain. Therefore, getting the choice right is extremely important.
You’re going to need something that looks good, is warm and water-repellent – try a parka. A great parka can keep you dry and warm, no matter the weather. Regardless if snow is falling, the wind is howling or it is miserable and damp don’t let the weather ruin your weekend break! Parkas are multi-layered jackets designed to keep out the snow, wind, and cold you’re going to experience in Europe this winter. Try some of these fantastic men’s parka coats.
A light camera
Thinking about bringing your DSLR? DSLRs are great for taking pictures, however extremely bulking and heavy. With the recent advancements of technology, you might want to invest in something smaller and a lot more compact.
GoPro cameras are perfect for travelling. The cameras are extremely light, durable and able to take stunning pictures with. GoPros have a lot going for them that make them an attractive option to throw in the backpack for a travel adventure.
Black clothes are chic, easy to match and work well as formal and informal clothes. When travelling during winter, always make sure you pack on pair of black jeans. They’re easy to pair with a t-shirt for a casual outfit or with a shirt.
Irrespective of what you’re planning to do, black clothes look great and never look as dirty as they are.
Portable battery pack
Portable power banks are a lifesaver and are one of the best pieces of tech in which you can invest in. If you’re a traveller and have had your phone battery die amidst an adventure you’ll know the struggle. Portable battery packs are an inexpensive way to stay on-the-go without having to stop to charge your phone of your camera.
After a few hours of emailing, taking pictures or even touring a new city your battery will plummet into single digits. So, making sure you’re carrying a portable battery pack will not only save time but allow you to take those memorable photos.
It can get sunny even in winter. Sunglasses are perfect for masking that hangover, or conventionally protecting your eyes. If you’ve had a late one, and you’ve got to be out and about early the next day then don’t forget to pack some sunnies.
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