Packing For A Round The World Adventure

Packing for a trip is not as tricky as you think because you just have to decide on what things you need to carry in advance. You do not have to carry heavy bags on your trip because most things can be bought on the way. Is there a point of carrying something that you can buy at a cheap price? This article tries to be as much sensible as possible enable you to carry the most essential items.

Packing For A Round The World Adventure

Depending on the travelers you may have to prepare two backpacking packing lists (male and female). Firstly, identify the common things that you should carry. Also, try to list what things you can share to avoid unnecessary duplication. For instance, electronic items can easily be shared. Afterwards, identify personal things that needed to be on the list.

Below is the detailed backpacking packing list.

Admin

  • Photocopy of passport
  • Passport photographs
  • Credit Card (For backups and making purchases)
  • Proof of vaccination
  • Flight confirmations

 Passports

  • Current account (for withdrawing small amounts of money and as a financial back up plan)
  • Drivers license (for North America, Australian, and New Zealand destinations)
  • Head torch (for moving around in the dark)
  • Knife/spoon/fork (although they can be bought on the way)
  • Door stop (to enhance security from intruders while sleeping)

Backpacks

Comfort

  • Travel pillow
  • Hankie
  • Sleep sack
  • Travel bug spray
  • Sunglasses
  • Sleep mask

Feet

  • Walking trainers
  • Light trainers
  • Flip flops

Toiletries

  • Toothpaste
  • Shower gel
  • Moisturizer
  • Razor
  • Deodorant

Medicine

Body stuff

  • Running Spandex
  • Sports Bra (for ladies)
  • Running shirt
  • Scarf (in case of cold)
  • Cowl neck tank top
  • Travel towel
  • Sunscreen (sunny days)

Online Preparations

  • WhatsApp messenger for my phone (to help me to communicate with my friends
  • Skype on phone or laptop
  • Twitter and Facebook account to catch up with current trends
  • Prey for mac (helps to catch any person who steals my laptop)
  • Spotify premium account (to stream new music)

Clothes

  • Underwear x 8 (that can last you a whole week)
  • Swimming short x 1
  • T shirts x 5
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Polo shirt x 2
  • Wool socks x 3 (for cold places)
  • Trousers x 3
  • Shorts x 2
  • Shirt x 2 (for posh events)
  • Cap x 1
  • Beanie x 1

Electronics

  • Memory card
  • Spare camera battery
  • Gorilla pod
  • Phone
  • Adapter
  • Laptop (for blogging or working)
  • A good camera

Travel helps you to create memories that last for a lifetime. Do not want to spend a lot of money on traveling without capturing memorable moments. You have to keep quality videos and photos of your travel destinations. If you’re a rough and ready adventurer, it makes sense to pick up a tough, backpacking-friendly camera, check out this post from The Broke Backpacker  for suggestions. Choosing a camera depends on your preference, budget, and desired quality of photos.

You should not blindly follow any backpacking packing list. Instead, know what you need and plan in advance. Most lists have similarities so it’s important to use them as a reference. Do not forget to carry those things that are special to you.

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