5 Essential Travel Items that'll Simplify your Life

Traveling can be a lot of fun, especially when it's recreational and not for business. But sometimes traveling can be stressful and complicated, especially if you're traveling overseas. We have a variety of travel items that'll lighten your load and make everything that comes with traveling just a little bit easier. And who couldn't use something that makes their life easier?

Stamped Leather Luggage Tags from Haiti

Made from 100% locally-sourced sheep goat skin, you'll never have a problem finding your bag with these tags. They are so unique that they will immediately stand out in the baggage carousel. Your purchase supports the work of skilled artisans in impoverished situations. Make a statement and find your bags quickly at the same time. 

Toiletry Bags from Guatemala: Navy Blue Herringbone 

This toiletry bag handwoven by Guatemalan artisans features sturdy cotton and a zipper top closure. The inside is lined with waterproof ripstop nylon so when one of your products leaks inside, it won't ruin the bag. It also has suspender style tie downs at each end so that the bag properly fits all your contents without having to squeeze it closed.

Sheepskin Leather Passport Covers from Haiti

The perfect traveling partner to hold your most valuable tool: your passport. You won't lose sight of your ID in this sturdy cover with elastic closure. These covers come in either sheepskin or goat leather. The golden color of the sheepskin and the caramel color of the goat leather are pleasing to the eye and the wardrobe. Enjoy the smooth feel of this cover when you pull it out for going through customs. 

Bags from Guatemala: Rolltop Backpack in Caramel

This rolltop backpack is perfect whether you're flying, roadtripping or getting away for a weekend. it's made from handwoven cotton canvas and has a corresponding fabric liner. There's a wide, center zippered pocket and a smaller side pocket on the side to store things you need to grab quickly like your passport and phone. And as a bonus, the straps are padded so you know your shoulders will be in comfort while you travel. 

Goat Leather Executive Portfolio from Haiti

This fair trade executive portfolio from Haiti has pockets for everything you need--from business cards to credit cards. Need a spot for your itinerary or important papers for traveling? This portfolio has it, plus blank pages for you to jot down anything you might need to while on the go. Keep all your important papers in the one item that's got your back: the executive portfolio from Haiti.  

You can't go wrong with travel products featured in our Fair Trade Shop - everything will make your trip easier and less stressful.  

Kayli Thompson
Kayli Thompson


Contributing Editor for Jesus' Economy