Not sure what to pack for long term travel? These backpacking packing tips are all you need! I share everything I brought on my five month trip around Africa, suggest what to bring and what to leave at home.
Packing for long term world travel isn't easy but with this guide you'll be prepared for anything. It doesn't which continent you're visiting, be it Europe, America, Asia, Australia or Africa like me. Most of these tips will be applicable to any backpacker. In fact, even if you're travelling with a suitcase you'll find tonnes of helpful tips in this video. Clothes, shoes, medicine, hygiene, beauty, contact lenses - it's all there.
Cute packing cubes: http://amzn.to/2FZTB1Z (cactus print) or http://amzn.to/2DPwGpr (pink)
Dry-Fit top: http://amzn.to/2DQMMzb (tank top) or http://amzn.to/2DR4fYc (long sleeve)
Windbreaker: http://amzn.to/2EYcrp4 (cute yellow one) or http://amzn.to/2F009fY (simple black one)
Scarf: http://amzn.to/2EZ7rR5 (lightweight shawl)
Hiking boots: http://amzn.to/2EXuOu2 (my exact pair)
Flips flops: http://amzn.to/2DR4ZMY (eco-friendly)
Travel laundry detergent: http://amzn.to/2Bhfoyv (eco-friendly sheets)
Water purifying: http://amzn.to/2Dq6CEu (drops) or http://amzn.to/2DhZWEb (tablets)
Hand sanitiser: http://amzn.to/2Dy4ObA (my exact one from Dettol)
Deodorant: http://amzn.to/2Dn3Ziv (eco-friendly and all natural) or http://amzn.to/2DSLZxB (Clinique For Men, my exact one)
Deet: http://amzn.to/2DmdCOL (30%) or http://amzn.to/2DvARZH (40%)
Diva cup: http://amzn.to/2EZ81OL (Mooncup) or http://amzn.to/2mU6LEX (Diva Cup)
Makeup wipes: http://amzn.to/2Dye8ME (natural and biodegradable)
Lush Black Angels: https://www.lushusa.com/face/cleansers/dark-angels/06938.html
Solid shampoo: http://amzn.to/2G0Avcg (grapefruit, rosemary and lavender) or http://amzn.to/2BfCcig (Ethique)
Solid conditioner: http://amzn.to/2BfCeXl (coconut milk) or http://amzn.to/2DyCarb (green tea and coconut)
Soap: http://amzn.to/2EVEDsI (Dead Sea mud) or https://www.lushusa.com/shower/shower-gels/berry-berry-christmas/07643.html (my exact one, Berry Berry Christmas by Lush)
Mini razor: http://amzn.to/2BgnUxR (my exact one, Gilette Venus) or http://amzn.to/2mVVrrQ (safety razor)
Toothbrush: http://amzn.to/2DxafYw (natural bamboo toothbrush) or http://amzn.to/2DkLdZ3 (bamboo charcoal infused toothbrush)
Natural toothpaste: http://amzn.to/2DkDBWI (with fluoride) or http://amzn.to/2rkJ4ve (without fluoride)
Quick dry towel: http://amzn.to/2rkj4zO or http://amzn.to/2DmAcGN
Thermometer: http://amzn.to/2EXnvTe (results in 15 seconds)
Inflatable neck pillow: http://amzn.to/2DORihv
Cable bag: http://amzn.to/2BhWRSW
Head torch: http://amzn.to/2DnYC2L
Small flashlight: http://amzn.to/2Dw0tG1
Small TSA locks: http://amzn.to/2mWr05c
Basic phone: http://amzn.to/2DlEsqb (my exast one, Nokia 3310 in charcoal)
Swiss knife: http://amzn.to/2BgEbD0 (my exact one, Spartan)
Money belt: http://amzn.to/2mSd6ki
BITS AND BOBS
Small shopping bag: http://amzn.to/2EVqjAn
Sleeping mask: http://amzn.to/2DkFB1a
Portable manicure set: http://amzn.to/2Dn6f9w
Hand scale: http://amzn.to/2DlZwg0 (manual, my preference) or http://amzn.to/2Bgb16M (digital, less practical as it requires batteries)
Enjoy this packing guide and let me know if there's anything else you'd add to the list... or leave at home! I'd love to hear from you - tell me what YOU pack backpacking when you go away for a long time.
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Hi, my name is Sabina Trojanova aka girlvsglobe - a UK-based travel vlogger and blogger. I'm all about responsible travel, sustainable fashion, natural beauty and vegan food. If that's your kind of thing, subscribe for more!
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