Whether you are backpacking, camping, hiking, on a business trip, etc, it is always a good idea to have some water around to keep you hydrated. Check out our list to see what other drink related items you might like to bring along on your trip.
"Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle." - Robert Newton Anthony
Keeping hydrated is important. An empty water bottle can also be refilled in an airport.
An alcoholic beverage made from grapes and subject to a duty free allowance.
Alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain. Subject to alcohol duty allowances.
Covers a range of alcoholic drinks that are subject to duty allowances.
Coffee beans last longer than ground coffee.
Coffee beans that have been ground. Better when freshly ground from coffee beans.
A powder that when combined with water quickly creates coffee and has a fairly long shelf life. Unlike brewing ground coffee, there are no coffee grounds left to clean up.
A device used to make coffee. There are many different styles available.
A cup to drink coffee from.
Used to make freshly ground coffee from coffee beans.
Used to measure out an amount of coffee if you are looking for consistency in your brew.
Passes water through to extract the coffee and traps unwanted coffee ground entering the final coffee.
A small bag with holes containing dried plant material to make tea or an infusion when combined with hot water.
An alternative to tea bags.
Use with your tea leaves to make a fresh cuppa.
Add tea leaves and some hot water.
If you want to sweeten your drink.
If you like milk in your beverage.
Note that fruit juice without preservatives will need to be consumed shortly after opening, so check the packaging.
Use as a mixer or drink on their own.
Carbonated water with low levels of salts.
Carbonated water with dissolved quinine giving a bitter flavor. Popular mixer for gin.
The body is made of around 60% water, so keep hydrated to stay in top shape.
Drinks formulated to help athletes rehydrate and recover electrolytes after strenuous exercise. Note there are often a lot of calories.
Water where some form of sweetener and artificial or natural flavor are added. Maybe contains other additives, eg, vitamins.
A drink that contains some kind of stimulant, like caffeine, sugar, etc. Aims to promote alertness, physical and mental energy.
Wine mixed with carbon dioxide to make it fizzy. Champagne is a type of sparkling wine, but can only come from the Champagne region of France.
Normally a cocoa powder that can be mixed with options of hot water, milk, chocolate, cream and sweeteners to create a chocolate flavored drink.
Ginger granules mixed with sugar and sometimes other sweeteners like honey. Combine the granules with hot water or use ginger root and boil.
Can be a form of cold tea, or a pre-packaged drink.
Choose a favorite vegetable or a combination.
Ice blocks can be used to make a drink cool and refreshing.
Add richness to a drink or food with some cream.