1. A good cord management organizer for your bag.
2. Get a great set of Bluetooth headphones.
TheLG TONE (Pictured) is a great affordable solution. It was recently reviewed at the Wirecutter and this is what they had to say:
If you're looking to buy a set of reasonably priced Bluetooth headphones, I recommend the LG HBS-700, also known as the LG Tone after testing many and researching them exhaustively for over 12 hours. Priced at $50, they do a solid job with music, voice calls, and everything else in between. ....
LG’s Tone is light, portable, versitle and of course, cordless–making them perfect for a number of usage scenarios. Connecting them via Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR to your computer, smartphone or bluetooth-enabled MP3 player is dead simple, and as the headset allows for multiple connections, staying connected is even easier. There’s no need to re-pair your headphones every time you switch devices: just switch them on, choose the headphones as an audio input/output source and you’re good to go. Like most Bluetooth devices, they have an effective range of around 30 feet.
A Good set of headphones like this can really make any trip more enjoyable.
3. Individually sealed cleaning wipes - For your hands and your electronics.
4. Audiobooks - You think listening to a book is weird... get over it.
5. Power! You need more power!
Since then I travel with two portable battery packs. There are all kinds to choose from and more coming along all the time. The pack on the left was tested and selected as the best of the bunch from wirecutter.com and is available on amazon.com
6. A Local Sim Card... or travelling package from your carrier.
Lifehacker has recently addressed this issue andhave some good advice here... not sure they solve my problem... but maybe there is something there for you.
7. Get a Bluetooth Speaker for instant meeting spaces and a better hotel experience.
I think my next one will be the Eton Rugged Rukus All-Terrain Portable Solar Wireless Sound System... I have to read more and evaluate... but solar powered, cell phone charging, water resistant, ruggedness... sounds like the right device for me.
8. Tripit... Try it, Love it!
9. Scan, Save and Print your important travel documents.
Here is a great thread over at theStack Exchange if you would like to get into this a little deeper.
10. Travels secret weapon... Smile like you enjoy it!
Trust me... try it.