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First day on trek

USA | Sun, 20 May 2018 | By debbieprince | Views [410]

This will be about my porter who I thought wold be a super human. Turns out he's just a tough little guy that doesn't complain. I  was given a duffle bag  from the trekking company.Inside were 2 basketball sized bags, a sleeping bag  ... Read more >

Tags: 1st say of trek, electricity, mirror, packable jacket, packing, porter

Packing Update

MOROCCO | Sat, 5 Aug 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [509]

We decided to buy packing cubes to pack our backpacks.  These are the ones we purchased: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B014VBHJ16/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1  And two packs of: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0711J3VCL/ref=oh_... Read more >

Tags: cubes, laundry, packing


USA | Thu, 11 May 2017 | By sorkoo | Views [751]

One of the things about this trip that has stressed me out the most is packing. I've never lived out of a small backpack for a long period of time. I've camped for a week but camping doesn't require city clothes. And I've always had the luxury of my ... Read more >

Tags: packing, planning

Packing and finalizing

USA | Mon, 15 Aug 2016 | By wibgarfield | Views [218]

Just packing and finalizing plans.  Too excited to get on the road!

Tags: packing


CANADA | Fri, 5 Aug 2016 | By tjcbackpackers | Views [292]

Time flies, we been planning this trip for some time now and here we are... The night before. We've always wanted to do a major trip do I guess this is it. 2.5 months in Western Europe should be a blast. We told our kids quite some time ago..."no babies ... Read more >

Tags: packing, the day before..

Packing & getting ready

USA | Sun, 12 Jun 2016 | By bruceb | Views [284]

I fly out on June 29 to arrive in Quito Ecuador on June 30. My backpack is nearly 98% packed.  Can't wait to go and counting down the days.

Tags: packing

About Me and Packing List

USA | Sun, 15 May 2016 | By carolinebarber | Views [429]

My name is Caroline, I'm 21 years old, and I'm from Severna Park, Maryland, USA. I'm a very recent graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (still trying to cope with this "alum" status) and I'll be going to University of Leeds in ... Read more >

Tags: female travel, list, packing

Packing, Prepping, and Planning

USA | Mon, 4 Apr 2016 | By jalwine | Views [278]

We are 5 days, 4 hours, and 55 minutes from takeoff from LAX. Excitement is building and I feel good about our preperation and our future schedule. Our honeymoon will take us to London, the South Coast of Spain, Barcelona, Tuscany, Venice and many places ... Read more >

Tags: packing

Bust A Move

USA | Fri, 19 Feb 2016 | By dangerruss | Views [386]

For best results, the soundtrack to this post- Young MC- Bust A Move   https://open.spotify.com/track/2EwS2VaAsnGrwMkpJaIjug   2/18/16 Less than 2 weeks to go! My bag is packed and I’m fairly confident about the necessity ... Read more >

Tags: packing, planning, pre-trip jitters

Final Planning, 5 days to go. THINGS DONE

USA | Wed, 4 Nov 2015 | By nn-onthemove | Views [272]

We've booked just about everything!!! Lists are ready. Departure in 5 days, Nov 9. We take the train to PHL for flight to Munich, then to Heathrow, then to Istabul. Thought of posting some of the lists!!! Instead of TO DOs, here are our DONEs: ... Read more >

Tags: packing, trip planning


USA | Sat, 16 May 2015 | By less_is_more | Views [405]

Yesterday we headed up to our local AAA office to take care of vehicle registration before we take off.  The two other reasons we went there was to get a set of passport photos taken for each of us for any visa needs we might encounter, and to get ... Read more >

Tags: africa, books, family, kids, malaria, packing, wwoof

A Mild and Well Managed Freak Out

USA | Thu, 14 May 2015 | By less_is_more | Views [410]

So we had an interesting moment the other morning when our geriatric lab ate the fourth (out of four) Typhoid pill that our daughter dropped onto the floor in the kitchen during breakfast.  As soon as it hit the floor so many new problems and stressors ... Read more >

Tags: africa, books, family, kids, malaria, packing, wwoof

Packing for Amsterdam

NETHERLANDS | Wed, 13 May 2015 | By silkmoose | Views [421]

Amsterdam is a beautiful place which should be on every traveller's list. Its historic roots go very deep and its culture is one of the most interesting in whole Europe, it's not a surprise Amsterdam's tourism statistics have always maintained high numbers ... Read more >

Tags: amsterdam, guide, packing, travelling


FRANCE | Mon, 11 May 2015 | By felicia_bonanno | Views [407]

“Home is where the heart is.” But what if your heart is divided up geographically, like a detailed map of all the places you’ve been? What if you’ve left pieces of your heart on dirt roads on continents oceans from your birthplace? ... Read more >

Tags: asia, home, hong kong, nomad, packing, paris

Getting Closer

USA | Mon, 11 May 2015 | By less_is_more | Views [372]

We're flying out in 10 days.  We're no more prepared than we were at my last post.  We've made another REI run but only for things we had to purchase anyway like shoes for the kids.  I sent a followup email to the only WWOOF that we have ... Read more >

Tags: africa, books, family, kids, malaria, packing

Day 25: Good Friends, Warm Weather, Hard Work

CHINA | Wed, 29 Apr 2015 | By chinaho | Views [382]

Our day began with a struggle to create an evenly lit space in which to photograph Rob’s final works. He will be leaving all the drawings here in China, taking his sketches and preliminary drawings back with him to New York. Our hotel room is fairly ... Read more >

Tags: bamboo, fluid plans, gifts, laundry, lingyan temple, packing, tea, vegetarian food


USA | Tue, 7 Apr 2015 | By less_is_more | Views [357]

Dated:7 April 2015 (from blogger) I am definitely feeling whelmed by the planning involved for our 7-½ week Africa trip.  This is ridiculous to say  because we haven't planned anything.  It's not just that we haven't planned ... Read more >

Tags: africa, family, kids, malaria, packing

Preparing: Last Days in USA

USA | Sat, 28 Mar 2015 | By chinaho | Views [397] | Comments [1]

We have received our Hep A shots and tetanus boosters, and started our typhoid pill regimine, which must be taken every other day the week before departure. Yes, we leave in less than one week! Bought new carry-on sized Osprey backpacks that seem to ... Read more >

Tags: chinese holidays, packing, preparation, quinming, tea, technology, vaccines

The Last Week Home:Packing and Reminiscing

USA | Thu, 5 Feb 2015 | By gnome-san | Views [380] | Comments [2]

Hmmm, planning for travel after retirement is not the same as travel in one's early 20's. Knowing what I do now, I must have been mad. Back then, one change of clothes, a few dollars, passport, names of some contacts and the travel information booth ... Read more >

Tags: packing

The Final Days!

ITALY | Thu, 22 Jan 2015 | By crobbins | Views [404] | Comments [1]

Wow! How fast the week has flown by!   On Tuesday we had class at 10:00, a little later than usual. We went at the regular time and got some muffins and coffee. Then we turned in our papers (finally!) and had our final day of lecture.  ... Read more >

Tags: exams, packing, pasta, piazza popolo, villa borghese

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