Padlock for Locking Closets and Wardrobes
I carry quite a few locks with me—mostly different gauge padlocks that use keys. In Latin America I quickly discovered that there was no one standard lock that could be used regularly enough. Most guesthouses and hostels seemed to sport some wacky locking angle or inconvenient size constraint for storage boxes, cages, or door hasps that had to be adapted to.
I've mentioned one of my favorite (and heaviest) locks that I pack around with before, but haven't done so in two or so years. So I thought I'd take a moment to suggest this fellow to anyone looking to add a lock to their current or future inventory: