Welcome to my gear page with everything you need to know about what to pack, which items are essential, and what, after over three years of traveling nonstop, I consider to be the best possible items to have on hand when traveling abroad.
Whether you're traveling to hot or cold climates, developed or developing countries, through Europe, Asia, South America, North America, Oceania or Africa, these items all make sense to bring with you on the road to make your life easier, to protect your belongings, and to have a more worry-free vacation.
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Recommended Packing Gear
For the Ladies
Why did I resist a portable charger for so long? This thing is so convenient, and has saved me more than once when my camera ran out of battery, or worse, my phone at a time when I needed it for navigation. This model is cheap, holds four charges, and can charge up to two things at once via USB cable.
I like to read when I travel - a lot! What I don't like is lugging around several books or only having to choose between what's on offer at the book exchange. The Kindle allows me to carry hundreds of books at once without the weight, and the battery power lasts nice and long too!