Packing cubes are great for organizing clothing and maximizing space in your luggage. Many of us use them to separate our dirty laundry and clean clothes. PRO TIP: If you have a layover and want to catch some zzz take out your clean clothes packing cube and use it as a pillow. We especially like Shacke Pak as it comes in in a pack of 4 and has a lot of different color options to match your style.
The Hydro Flask double vacuum insulated water bottle will keep cold drinks cold and the hot drinks hot for hours. This bottle is especially handy in places were you do not want to drink the water. Just fill up your Hydro Flask whenever you find a clean water source and you will be good for hours. The Hydro Flask is extremely sturdy and leak proof so it will last for years making it a great investment. The last thing you want is water all over your backpack on on your laptop.
Bar Shampoo is a must for the digital nomad lifestyle. Since you will traveling on airplanes you will be limited in the amount of liquid you can take with you. You are also never guaranteed that the accommodations you will be stying in will supply shampoo (at least shampoo you want to use). J.R. Liggett’s Old Fashioned Shampoo Bar is a great choice. It comes in 3 different fragrances and is all natural with no chemicals.
Universal Charger and Travel Adapter
Depending on where you are in the world you will always need to keep a universal charger and travel adapter with you. We especially like the NEWVANGA Universal All in One Worldwide Travel Adapter as it has everything you need all in one small portable package. With two USB ports you can charge phones and tablets at the same time keeping you gadgets full of juice and keeping you ready to take on the days tasks. It doesn’t matter where you are you will alway have access to power.
The Roost Stand will save your neck. Working long hours in front of a screen can place unnecessary strains on your body. With a lifted screen you will take some of the strain off of your upper back and shoulder area. The Roost Stand in particular is light weight and folds up small, perfect to throw in a backpack.
Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse
The Logic MX Master is Logitechs’ flagship mouse. The ergonomics of this mouse are are remarkable. Sometimes I want to hold it when I’m not even using my computer just because it feels so good in my hands. Once you use the thumb scroll you will wonder how you ever lived without it. What makes this mouse digital nomad certified is that it has an up to 40 hours battery life on a single charge!
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones
When you are on a flight the last thing you want to hear is the screaming kid next to you. Drowned them out with a pair of Bose noise canceling headphones. These headphones will also come in handy when working out of cafes and co-working spaces. These areas can be fairly noisy and with a set of these headphones you can turn any noise filled cafe into your own personal oasis. This pair is very can be folded and stored in a very compact case which will save room in your backpack.
The Lacie Rugged portable hard drive is a must. When you are creating massive amounts of content to upload to Youtube and your travel blog you need a secondary hard drive to allow you to free up RAM so your software still works. The Lacie Rugged is extremely sturdy and there are videos of people running these things over and burying them in sand. We don’t recommend trying that but it is comforting to know that it can withstand it if necessary.
Anti-Theft Laptop Backback
Travel in style with the Yorepek Slim Laptop Backpack. This backpack has a slot for everything you will be carrying. The USB connection on the side allows you to charge your phone while still using it. Having dual zippers and locks means you can protect yourself from thieves and pick pocketers when your WeWork space is on the shady side of town.
Logitech HD Webcam
The Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 will shoot crystal clear 1080p YouTube ready content. Will dual microphones you will also be heard loud and clear in your epic rants. If you don’t have a full rig set up this is a good tool for on the go content creation. We especially like this one as it is both small and compact making it ideal for travel.