Packing list

What to pack for your trip! All my packing lists are based on my own tried and tested packing lists. Posts include a downloadable checklist to make sure you don’t forget something important!

Hiking The Koyasan Choishi Michi Pilgrimage Trail

One of the coolest things of my 1 month trip to Japan was hiking the Koyasan Choishi Michi pilgrimage trail. I learned about this trail via a friend who lived in Japan and gave me some awesome insider advice. I love hiking and being outdoor and thus it was a no-brainer: we would hike the Choishi Michi trail. But… it wasn’t…

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Baby Travel Packing List: Best Items To Pack For Baby’s First Trip

Those of you reading this blog more often already know Frank and I had a baby boy in July 2018 which we recently took on his first trip to Greece. Despite being seasoned travelers I was a bit nervous about our first family trip. First of all: how would Daniel behave on the plane? And secondly: what do I need…

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The Ultimate Packing List For A Long Term Trip Around The World

After living out of a backpack for almost 2 years (in total) I felt it was about time I wrote a detailed post about how to pack for long-term travel. Before going on my five month trip to New Zealand and Southeast Asia in 2015, I spent a lot of time planning what to take with me and what to leave…

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The Perfect Packing List For The Everest Base Camp Trek

Packing is always important, but even more so when hiking to Everest Base Camp. I knew I would have to carry my backpack for 3 weeks and I wanted to be sure everything I brought was absolutely essential. Before starting our hike, I browsed through many packing lists and from these lists created my own ‘Essentials for EBC list’. I…

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Camping In Japan: The Perfect Packing List

Whenever I told people I would go camping in Japan, most of them looked surprised. Camping in Japan, is that even possible they would ask. Well, yes, it’s very much possible! In fact, it’s quite popular among Japanese people and there are many campsites in the country. We camped at Miyajima island, on Hokkaido and in the Japanese Alps, you…

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Ireland Autumn Packing List For A Campervan Road Trip

In October I went to Ireland and made an awesome 5 day road trip. Driving around in our campervan, my husband and I explored part of the Wild Atlantic Way on the west coast of Ireland. And wow, Ireland is a beautiful country. Traveling by campervan means you don’t have to continuously lug around your stuff which is great. However, that didn’t…

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