10 Travel Essentials For Any Successful Solo Trip

Hear us out: The solo trip is not something to be feared, it's something to be embraced and celebrated. Aside from not having to deal with someone else's tiresome sight-seeing preferences (you skip that art museum if you want to), you also only have to worry about packing for one (more luggage, more problems). And while we'll leave it to you where on the map to get your wanderlust on, we can equip you with a list of solo trip essentials to help get you there.

Scroll ahead to shop trendy-practical products for any successful single's vacation: compact carry-ons, tech-savvy luggage tags, bad-ass backpacks, fashionable fanny packs, and more. Treat yourself to some one-on-one time with yourself.

The Compact Carry-On
Invest in a carry-on that's compact and easy to wield solo, but also packs extra features. Away's smallest luggage handles a few days for heavy packers and boasts a built in battery for emergency charging along with a TSA-approved combination lock.

Away The Carry-On, $225, available at Away.
The Global Connector
Be prepared for any outlet situation, wherever the location with Flight 001's 5-in-1 universal travel adaptor with USB ports and a detachable charger.

Flight 001 F1 5-In-1 Universal Travel Adapter + USB, $35, available at Flight 001.
The Miscelleneous Pouch
Collapsible pouches are your friends for keeping miscellaneous belongings under control — Baggu's set of three can hold anything from your phone to your laptop.

Baggu Go Pouch Set, $18, available at Baggu.
The Reusable Water Bottle
Stay hydrated without wasting extra travel $$$ on one off water bottles — Soma's bottle is made from shatter-resistant glass and comes complete with an easy grip protective sleeve.

Soma Glass Water Bottle, $30, available at Drink Soma.
The Bad-Ass Backpack
Don't overburden your body when traveling alone — investing in a backpack to keep your hands free and your back looking fresh is the way to go.

Herschel Settlement Backpack I Studio, $119.99, available at Herschel.
The Multipurpose Luggage Tag
Travel accessories that serve a dual purpose are your solo trip saviors — this luggage tag from Calpak also serves as a fast portable charging station for your low battery needs.

CALPAK Power Luggage Tag, $32, available at CALPAK.
The Niche Notebook
Wanderlusting alone wouldn't be complete without a notebook to record all the magic moments — Bing Bang's Magic Maker has your niche journaling needs covered.

Bing Bang NYC Magic Maker Journal, $35, available at Bing Bang NYC.
The Fashion-Function Pack
Skip the purse when flying solo and instead go for a more secure fanny pack — Everlane's street nylon style combines fashion and function.

Everlane The Street Nylon Fanny Pack, $25, available at Everlane.
The Engineered Eye Mask
Getting sufficient sleep while flying solo is important, so invest in a well-engineered mask. Flight 001's contoured eye mask not only blocks out light, but also has a raised shape to keep pressure off of your lids for optimal Z-catching.

Flight 001 F1 Contoured Eye Mask, $18, available at Flight 001.
The Sleep Anywhere In-Style Pillow
This colorful cushion from ban.do comes with drawstrings for easy luggage attachment and toting.

ban.do Getaway Travel Pillow, $24, available at ban.do.
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