*Eye mask (comfortable (we recommend satin or silk!) and preferably scented!)
* Sleeping bag liner (always have your own sheet and pillow case then)
*Comfy hoodie, even in hot climates night buses are cold.
* more than one bikini, they are great spare underwear when no laundry facility!
*Swiss army knife and duct tape
*Comfy flip flops
*Skype account and all your friends on Skype and credit on account
*Back up credit card
*2nd bank account without ATM card so can transfer money incase someone gets acccess to first one. maybe second ATM card.
*Ginger tablets for sea sickness
*Music / Ipod - boats, trains, planes and automobiles can be long and tedious without some tunes!
Pics of your family!