Going travelling? Take a scarf!

A towel, [the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'] says, is about the most massively useful thing that an interstellar hitchhiker can have." I travel a lot, though admittedly so far only on Earth and I have my own version of the towel. Wherever I go, whether it is a long-haul flight to somewhere exotic or a local weekend away with friends, I pack a large lightweight scarf in my hand luggage. On recent trips, I have come to realise how massively useful it is. Here are a few of the things you can do with a scarf: (more…)
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