Who doesn’t love going on road trips? We could all use a road trip at any time of year to shed some old skin and de-stress a little. The idea of getting completely lost on the long endless roads is the kind of offer you can’t say no to.
But we all know that summer travel can be really taxing; sunburn, heat stroke and constant sweating can take away the joy of travel.
Should we stop traveling because of the heat? Not really. And so, to make your travel easier, we’ve got these brilliant summer crunches when you’re on the go.
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A wet towel to prevent the heat strokes from reaching you.
Remember the sweltering heat in May that burns you from the sun? Well, now you can fight them. Hang a wet towel on the window for cool vibes.
DIY air freshener for your car!
Pour some baking soda into a mason jar; add essential oils (lavender, rosemary, sweet orange, etc.) and dried herbs. Voila! Your air freshener is ready.
Carry your food in a CD box (holder) like a boss!
And who would have thought so carefully about a CD holder?
Tie an elastic around the seat to hang your sunglasses!
Don’t worry about losing your sunglasses or accidentally sitting on them. Tie an elastic band around the seat and hang it up.
Waterproof your shoes with beeswax to prevent them from getting wet.
Water resistant. Shoes. = The. Best. Trip.
The 15 minute chilled beer hack!
Taking a trip in the summer without a chilled beer is a sin. Wrap a bottle (beer/wine) with a wet paper towel/tissue and put it in the freezer; It will be cooled within 15 minutes.
Put a wet sponge in the freezer and use it as an ice pack, it won’t drip when it melts.
When the searing heat burns your eyes, take a moment and give it some rest.
Stick popsticks in a cup. It won’t fall when it melts.
The best hack ever is here. Don’t worry about ice cream candies falling all the time. Use this.
Use semi-frozen water bottles for cold water.
Tired of drinking hot water in summer? That’s how we are! Freeze a half-filled water bottle and sip on chilled water for a very long time.
Turn the steering wheel so that the lower part optimally enjoys the sun.
And why didn’t we think of this before?
Stick cloves in lime for an insect repellent. It also smells good.
Say goodbye to bugs.
Sprinkle baby powder over your body to brush off sand without skin irritation.
Getting sand out of your feet has never been easier.
Aloe vera ice cubes for sunburn relief.
Store them in a jar, keep it cool and use it as and when you need it.
Create your own natural mosquito repellent with basil, lemon and hot water.
Your homemade knight in a shiny jar!
Scoop out the fruit, slice it and stuff it into the melon cup. Voila!
- Hang a wet towel or sheet in front of the AC vent to add to the cooling.
- It’s so cold!
Kill your travel woes on time and in style. The easiest way to keep yourself hydrated and well-hydrated in the summer is to pack plenty of water. So what are you waiting for? Call up your friends and cool off a bit.