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What to pack for a trip?

Depending on where you are going and the duration of your trip, the amount of things you'll pack will be different. Assuming that you are going to a foreign country for a week, this is a general list of items to bring with you.
  1. Passport
  2. Copy of your plane/train/bus ticket
  3. Photocopies of passport and credit cards - this is for when your actual passport or credit cards get stolen
  4. Money belt
  5. US Cash - you can exchange US currency for local currency in almost every country in the world.
  6. Debit and credit cards
  7. Swiss Army knife
  8. Alarm clock/watch
  9. Guidebook and map
  10. First-aid kit
  11. Tooth brush
  12. Soap
  13. Towel
  14. Toilet paper/tissue
  15. Clothing
  16. Swimsuit
  17. Camera
  18. Notepad and writing utensils
  19. Small sewing kit
  20. Daypack
  21. Flashlight
  22. Slippers/sandals
  23. Water bottle
  24. Snacks
When visiting a hot country, you should also bring:
  1. Sunblock
  2. Hat
  3. Sunglasses
  4. Insect repellent
When visiting old places or locations in high altitude, you should also bring:
  1. Warm clothing
  2. Rain jacket or waterproof ponch
  3. Aspirin