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4 Uses of a Scarf When Traveling: Why It Is a Must-Pack

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People travel to explore new places and eat food that we’ve never tasted before. We enjoy posting our travel photos on social media for our family and friends to see, too! 

Of course, you’d want to always look good in those photos you share. That’s why you put a lot of thought into preparing your outfits for the day.  

An excellent way to elevate your travel wardrobe without sacrificing comfort is by packing a scarf with you. It’s a small piece of clothing that can give any look instant sophistication. 

It can become an accessory, a makeshift bag, a blanket, and more. So for your next travel, here are five ways you can use a scarf:

1. As a Fashion Statement

A scarf can add elegance to any outfit you match it with. Not only can you use it around your neck, but you can also turn it into a headwrap or a belt. Plus, it’s an excellent accessory to hide wrinkles on your clothing that haven’t been ironed while you’re on the road.  

Additionally, you can tie it around your bag handles as an accessory.

2. As a Wrap 

You might be visiting religious sites like temples during your travels. Some of these temples, especially the ones dedicated to Buddha, may require modest attire before you can enter. A scarf can instantly make your clothes look more appropriate. You can wear it as a shawl or skirt to cover up. That way, you can enjoy your travels while respecting the local traditions.

3. As a Makeshift Bag

When visiting local markets, you might find multiple interesting items and local products you haven’t heard of before. You’d most likely end up buying more than your bag can carry, and a scarf can help with that. Place your purchases in the middle of the scarf, then tie up the corners to secure your items. 

4. It Can Hide Your Camera

When you’re visiting different destinations like a safari, a camera around your neck is handy for when you want to take a fantastic shot quickly. You’ll save precious time that could otherwise lead to you losing the photo you want. A scarf wrapped around your neck can camouflage the camera and make it look like it isn’t even there.

Soak in the Culture

This one doesn’t involve a scarf you packed with you, but a scarf you can bring home to your family and friends. Visiting different places with distinct cultures may offer a type of scarf that reflects local style and traditions, such as the ones found in Cambodia. Immerse yourself in the local culture and share your experiences with people back home by gifting them these scarves.


Scarves are versatile and can be turned into anything as long as you get creative with them. It can be a fashion piece, an accessory, a makeshift bag, a headband, a towel, a beach towel, and more. Scarves offer many possibilities, and they can easily elevate your look or make it modest when you’re entering sacred places. They might be your one-thing-fits-all item during your travels!

Scarflings offers a diverse selection of the most beautiful and elegant silk chiffon wraps and scarves in the world. Go for a bold look with our colorful and inventive scarves as your perfect summer accessory. View our collection today and experience the sheer sophistication of our silk scarves!