So you’ve booked your tickets and it is getting close to your departure day. Time to start getting your packing list under control.
If you’ve read any blogs or travel websites, you will be aware of a phrase along these lines “take half the gear and double the money”. While this statement is true in part, it is more important to be packing smart so you are taking the stuff you need and nothing more.
This guide will show you everything you need to know to make a better decision on what YOU will need to take and assumes that you have already purchased a backpack and/or day pack. If you haven’t, jump on over to our resources section and browse our top picks for backpacks and daypacks.