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My Packing List & Favourite Travel Gear

 

I’ve been travelling most of my life and have been flying solo for more than 15+ years. So I have a bit of experience in packing and what to bring for a trip.

Having the right gear will make your trip that much more enjoyable.

Below is a list of my travel gear I cannot live without. I tried every single item and am only recommending because I love them! Hope you will find this list useful!

 

Favourite Backpacks





 

Osprey Ariel 55 litre Backpack

  • large top-loadpack for hiking and camping 
  • structured external frame with mesh fabric for ventilation 
  • compartment for a hydration pack 
  • straps on the outside to attach hiking and other equipment 
  • durable, reliable, lightweight 
  • all mighty guarantee

Osprey Talon 33 litre Backpack

  • ideal size for any type of trip
  • great for one-week to six-months trip
  • soft frame with mesh fabric for ventilation 
  • durable, reliable, lightweight 
  • can fit in airplane overhead compartment
  • all mighty guarantee

Wanaka Adapt 24 litre Backpack

  • compressible backpack with inflatable airframe
  • insulated camera bag can be converted into a cooler
  • fanny pack can be converted to adventure sling
  • can fit in airplane overhead compartment

 

 

 

Favourite daypack / bag




 


Herschel Packable Daypack

  • ultra lightweight daypack with adjustable straps 
  • ability to collapse into its internal self-storage pocket 
  • durable, reliable, inexpensive, multitude of colours 

Longchamp Le Pliage Neo Bag

  • an everyday, satin small nylon bag
  • cross-body, over the shoulder or hand-held 
  • removable shoulder strap
  • big enough to fix a 12″ Macbook  
  • durable, reliable, lightweight

Lululemon Festival Bag

  • 5 liter polyester, over the shoulder bag 
  • internal pockets and accessible front pocket for essentials 
  • strap can be shortened and wear as fanny pack
  • water-resistant, durable

Fjallraven Re-Kanken Backpack

  • 16-litre of storage space
  • made with recycled material
  • adjustable shoulder straps

 

 

Things i cannot live without


Muji paraglider cloth gusset case (packing cube)

  • small: w20xd26xh10cm
  • super lightweight
  • ability to collapse into its internal self-storage pocket 
  • great for packing clothes
  • use two to three packing cubes for all my clothes 

Muji polyester hanging toiletries case

  • large: w16xd19xh6cm
  • polyester case that can hold all your toiletries
  • comes with a hook inside
  • separate compartments for different items 

Muji reusable bottles

  • transfer your regular products into 100ml travel size bottles 
  • ideal size for carry-on luggage (airport security restriction)
  • frosted flip top bottle – for toner 
  • frosted flip top tube – facial cleanser 
  • cream pot – face cream

Squeeze water bottle

  • very light when it is not filled with water
  • can double as a neti pot 
  • made from BPA-free and BPS-free polypropylene
  • great for eco conscious travellers


 

 

Lush Godiva shampoo bar

  • 2-in-1 vegan shampoo bar 
  • wash your hair up to 80 times 
  • natural ingredients that are good for your hair 
  • minimize grease on the scalp 
  • natural synthetics that will not harm the environment 

Diva Cup

  • reusable menstrual cup
  • made with 100% healthcare grade silicon 
  • easy to use, comfortable
  • an eco conscious product 
  • perfect for any women with active lifestyle

 

 

 

 

Favourite digital nomadic gear




12″ Macbook

  • small but has fast processor
  • sufficient for blogging, photo editing, etc 
  • long-lasting battery: up to 10 hours
  • lightweight laptop: 0.92kg 
  • smaller and lighter power adapter (than MacBook Pro)

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Smartphone 

  • large screen with great resolution 
  • fast processor, great battery life 
  • dual SIM that accepts two nano-SIM (purchased in Asia) 
  • dual camera that produces crisp and high quality photos 
  • built-in S pen – great for communication 

Universal travel adapter

  • all-in-one world-wide travel adapter with dual USB ports 
  • weighs 2.4 ounces 
  • can charge 3 devices at the same time 
  • small and compact 

Selfie stick & foldable tripod 

  • extendable selfie stick
  • foldable tripod
  • comes with Bluetooth remote
  • small, compact, lightweight, easy to use 

 

 

Favourite Shoes


Nike Free RN Flyknit

  • rubber soles with thin mesh fabric 
  • removable foam insole 
  • durable, flexible, super lightweight, compact
  • great for walking and hiking 

Toms Canvas Women’s Classics Shoes

  • canvas walking shoes
  • suede insole with cushion for comfort
  • durable, flexible, lightweight 
  • great for everyday walking 

Havaianas Slim Flip Flops

  • quality rubber shoes
  • comfortable, waterproof, easy to clean
  • durable, flexible 
  • great for beach and any hot climate 

Birkenstocks Madrid Eva Sandals 

  • stylish waterproof sandals
  • moderate arch support
  • durable, reliable, supportive, ultra lightweight 
  • great for everyday walking, even in wet climate

 

 

 

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