screenshot from Taobao.com shows people waiting in line with a portable stool. (Photo from Taobao.com)
Editor's note: To relieve travelers from long lines or congested traffic during their long journey back to their hometown to enjoy the traditional Chinese festival with their families, here are some tips to make the travel comfortable.
Price: tens of dollars
The portable stool can be folded into size of a cup and stored in a pocket. Though it is small in size, a single stool can hold a weight of around 100 kg. It is undoubtedly a good choice when one has to stand and wait in a long line or in a crowded waiting room.A screenshot from Taobao.com shows a makeshift sleeper for hard seat passengers on a train. (Photo from Taobao.com)
A makeshift sleeper for hard seat passengers on train
Price: ranges from a few dollars to tens of dollars
Travelers who spend long hours sitting on their hard seats will like this makeshift sleeper. The two cushions on the sleeper make it much more comfortable for travelers to take a nap than laying their heads down on the hard desk. People can lay their heads on the cushion on the upper part of the sleeper, while the other cushion can hold their bodies in a comfortable position. Besides, the frame can be adjusted to suit the traveler's height. Some buyers commented that it's the most desired item in a long journey.