We’ve taken the hard work out for you, putting together a list of some of the ‘must-have’ travel essentials for your next tropical escape – and included a few essentials to make your journey, and time at the destination, the best it can possibly be.
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What could be more essential than a versatile sarong, which you can use as a wrap on the plane, cover-up next to the pool, headscarf on the beach, or scarf to wear out?
Bird and Knoll’s oversized scarves are created with travel in mind, featuring designs of various destinations captured on camera, and transposed onto its cashmere, cotton and silk blended fabric. The scarves are made in Australia by local duo Natalie Knoll and
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In 1983 Helen Kaminski handcrafted raffia hats for her children from her home in country Australia, to protect them from the sun. She later left one in a small country boutique, which sold almost immediately. The hats are now sold in luxury department stores and boutiques around the world. They are made using sustainable practices, have a SPF of 50+ and some are also rollable, making
them easy to pack.
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The Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless has high-quality sound and NoiseGard™ hybrid adaptive noise cancellation, all packed into a sleek foldable design. Control your sound using the ear cup-mounted touch control panel, and an intuitive voice prompt system. With up to 30 hours of battery life, the PXC 550 Wireless lets you travel around the world in comfort on a single charge.
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The PowerShot G9X Mark II makes our essentials list due to its lightweight – coming in at just 206 grams. While it may be small, it packs all the punch you need for great shots. It also captures HD movies with enhanced subject tracking, and is equipped with Bluetooth technology so it can be linked to your smart device.
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Aussie bestsellers, the Prada Linea Rossa sunglasses in black and grey are a great addition to any outfit, and they’re polarized for the best sun protection. Made from metal, they come with a two-year warranty.
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Byron Bay-based ST.AGNI has crafted the Corfu woven slides out of the softest leather so they provide maximum comfort for walking around your tropical island resort, with a rubber non-slip heel for extra safety.
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The 1966 WW.TC world timer watch will ensure you know the time, at a glance, regardless where you are. The watch is made of pink gold with a sapphire crystal case back and silver opaline dial.
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