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To deal with this, I carry a small rubber wedge that is normally used to hold doors open with me. Before I go to bed, I wedge it between the door and the floor. It's inexpensive, easy to pack, and gives me a little peace of mind when patronizing less-than-glamorous lodgings.
[Photo: Flickr | General Wesc]
Running Shoes: Pack a pair of running shoes, preferably trail running shoes. These may double as walking or hiking shoes during your trip.
Synthetic Running Shorts/Bottoms: Depending on the climate where you are traveling and the level of cultural appropriateness, bring either running shorts or running pants/tights. They should be made from quick-dry synthetic materials. Don't plan on doing double duty with exercise clothing on your trip -- even if you do plan to do laundry.
Running Shirts: Soccer (football to the rest of the world) jerseys make wonderful running shirts in Europe. They are a fun, useful souvenir and a nice conversation starter when you are out. Just be smart and don't jog through the park sporting the jersey of local team's arch rival.