Friday, 25 September 2015

Checklist for Amritsar

Hi there! I'm compiling certain necessities for my IV to Amritsar-Dalhousie. I am going from October 1st and will return on October 8th. It's not going to be that cold in October, so I will not be carrying heavy sweaters.

This is a generalized list for all those going to Amritsar and Dalhousie.




  • Sweaters/Jackets/Hoodies/Sweatshirts
  • Scarf/Muffler
  • Gloves
  • Beanie
  • Cotton
  • Medicines: Headache, Fever, Period Painkillers, Cold, Acidity, Loose Motions, Vomiting
  • Cough Syrup
  • Vicks, Amrutanjan, Iodex/Volini/Moov
  • Lip Balm
  • Moisturizer
  • Sunscreen
  • Sanitary Pads
  • Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Mouth Wash
  • Panty Liners
  • Intimate Wash
  • Deodorant
  • Intimate Wipes
  • Wet Wipes
  • Tissues
  • Napkin/Handkerchiefs
  • Money, Debit Card
  • Extra Mobile (for songs)
  • Earphones
  • Camera, Camera Charger, SD Card(s), Cover
  • Sunglasses
  • Glasses
  • Mobile Charger
  • Speakers (for some fun)
  • Playing Cards
  • Snacks
  • Chewing Gum
  • Blanket (if not provided in your way of commuting)
  • Travel Pillow (if you have extra space)
  • Portable Mobile Charger
  • Small Bag (for sight-seeing)
  • Band-Aid
  • Flip-Flops (for the train journey and aimlessly roaming in the hotel)
  • Ponytail Holders
  • Shampoo, Conditioner(!) 
  • Serum (for dry hair)
  • Notebook, Pen (for the travel writers)
  • Towel
  • Swiss Knife
  • Recharge Coupons
  • Socks
  • Plastic Bags (for laundry and as a vomit-holder; gross, I know!)
  • Facewash
  • Identity Card (!!!)
  • Torch (for scaring your co-passengers)
  • Locks, Keys, Chain
  • Novel (when everybody is asleep)
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Paper Soap

Obvious:
  • Makeup
  • Tops
  • Bottoms
  • Inner Wear
  • Accessories
  • Shoes

Things To Do Before Going:
  • Waxing
  • Cleanup
  • Perfect Nail Polish
  • Filling Balance and Net Pack in Cellphone
  • Charging Camera
  • Charging Cellphone(s)
  • Clearing Data on SD Cards
  • Cleaning Luggage Bags
  • Reaching Before Time on Platform, Airport
  • Washing and Ironing Clothes

Tips:
  • Use intimate wipes after toilet visits, especially in train. Their sweet fragrance will keep you fresh.
  • Use panty liners to avoid foul smell while traveling.
  • Use Swiss knife for cutting and chopping fruits and packets.
  • Carry an extra inexpensive cellphone for songs.
  • Keep medicines in your small bag.
  • Keep plastic bags, hand sanitizer, tissues, wipes, and cotton in your small bag.
  • Keep the morning stuff like toothbrush, toothpaste, paper soap, facewash, and napkin in your small bag.
  • Use chain to lock your bags with the rods in train.
  • Keep shoes in luggage bag and wear flip-flops throughout your train journey.
  • Carry a dry shampoo, if you have one.
  • Wear the most comfortable pair of bottoms in the train journey.
  • Keep an extra t-shirt in your small bag to change in train the other day, in case you're a hygiene freak.
  • Count the number of bags you have. For example, 1 luggage bag, 1 camera bag, 1 small bag = 3 bags. Keep checking the number of bags while leaving hotels/train.
  • Keep all your stuff in one corner of the room. If you're going with friends, decide the corners accordingly. 
  • Before leaving the hotel, ensure that you have taken all your stuff, thus not forgetting the bathrooms as well.
  • Carry a waste bag with you and throw wrappers and other garbage in it. 

What would you add in it?
xoxo