An assemblage of perfect travel sets (our favorites, if you must know) that will make your next trip as easy as, well, ours.
Fight the aging effects of travel with Molton Brown’s New Age Traveller set for women on the go. Ten must-have, all-natural skin, body, and hair therapies are tucked into a chic pistachio leather case. Potent remedies we love include White Mulberry Air, a crisp mist of mimosa, green tea, and elemi; and Facezone Overnight Renewal, enriched with rosa mosqueta oil and Chinese rosebuds. $89. www.moltonbrown.com
The Travel Logistics kit by Anthony Logistics for Men is jam-packed with good-for-you body-care products. When making a quick getaway, grab this set that contains everything from glycolic facial cleanser to shave cream, coconut shampoo, and vanilla lip balm. You’ll be the best-groomed guy on the plane. $40. www.anthony.com
F-1 Jet Comfort Kit induces snugness with its fully loaded long-haul set. It has everything and then some: earplugs, dental products, a neck rest, a chocolate candy bar, slipper socks, an eye shade, moist towelettes, a deck of cards, and a pen — all ensconced in a microfiber case. Viva the ease! $45. www.flight001.com
GoSmile’s Jet Set kit ensures that you don’t leave dental hygeine behind. The compact kit contains a travel toothbrush and two unique toothpastes: AM tingles you awake with its blend of stimulating essential oils (lime, orange, and peppermint); PM’s relaxing concoction (lavender, valerian root, and vanilla) soothes you to dreamland. $12. www.gosmile.com or www.sephora.com
Prepare for new adventures with Lonely Planet’s folded, laminated city maps (London, Paris, New York) — the perfect perk for the peripatetic wanderer ($9). Background information and things to do can be found in Lonely Planet’s guides ($18 to $25). And, perhaps most important, learn the language by using Lonely Planet’s succinct phrase books ($8). www.barnesandnoble.com
The secret of the organized traveler is out: Eagle Creek’s Pack-It Cubes and Folders. Cubes become instant compartments within your suitcase to hold socks, undergarments, T-shirts, and accessories. Available in a variety of sizes, they make unpacking a dream — and it’s always a snap to find what you seek. Folders are like envelopes for your clothes. They prevent wrinkles and keep everything from jackets to suits compactly folded. From $8. www.containerstore.com
Keep clothes smelling fresh while on the road with Tocca’s Delicato da Viaggio Laundry Set ($50) — complete with four travel-size fabric washes in scents as exotic as your locale (Cleopatra and Florence, to name a couple). And it’s all packed in a pink canister that looks as if it ought to contain chocolates — not cleaning supplies.
Infuse your hotel room with a hint of scent —try using Ashleigh and Burwood of England’s Aromatherapy Travel Kit ($18 to $25). With six palm-oil candles, incense sticks, and two scented cushions (perfect for tucking under your pillow), it’s destined to change your mood. www.flight001.com