What to Take

Of course, it will depend on what you plan to do on your holiday, but here are some things that you may find useful to take…


  • Lightweight cotton, easy wash clothes
  • Fleece or woolen sweater for the evenings
  • Long sleeved item to cover up in the evenings to deter mosquitoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • High factor sunscreen
  • Lightweight airy footwear, sandals or canvas shoes
  • Swimming costume


  • Luggage lock
  • Air tickets
  • Camera
  • Cash
  • Credit cards
  • Passport including visa
  • Passport photos
  • Photocopies of medical insurance
  • Details of travelers cheques (leave copy at home)


  • Deodorant
  • Plasters
  • Insect repellent
  • Antihistamine cream
  • Shampoo
  • Wet ones/tissues
  • Moisturizer


  • Binoculars
  • Electric insect vaporizer and tablets
  • Money belt
  • Plastic bags
  • Sewing kit
  • Portable wind up radio
  • Small torch and batteries
  • Swiss army knife (put in main luggage or it will be confiscated at the airport check in

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