A comprehensive packing list and advice for budget backpacking and ultralight travel in Europe — including electronics, clothing, toiletries & accessories.
The ultimate Europe packing list. Advice for choosing clothes, toiletries, shoes, electronics, luggage, and more for Europe.
The choice bringing a travel backpack or rolling luggage to Europe depends on your travel plans and your personal travel style. This guide will help you choose.
We ladies often have a tough time packing light. We want to look fashionable, but we don’t have a lot of space to pack everything. This travel packing list will help you pack only the clothes and accessories that you need — while still looking fashionable. It can be tough, but it isn’t impossible if you follow this ... Read More
If you want to backpack through Europe you probably need a backpack — shocking, I know. Choosing the right backpack can be confusing and time intensive. But you should take your time when choosing your pack. A proper backpack allows you to travel swiftly and easily, but a poor-fitting pack is like an anchor. You ... Read More
Knowing how to pack your backpack correctly while traveling in Europe is a very important skill that many travelers overlook. After a hostel or two you start to see that living out of a backpack can be frustrating at times—especially when it comes to packing/unpacking. Fortunately, there are methods to make it as painless as ... Read More
I talk a lot about traveling light but there are many people that take backpacking light to the next level. I call this travel “ultralight backpacking.” Basically, the goal of ultralight travel is to cut as much weight as possible. Some people go to extremes (like drilling holes in their toothbrush to save fractions of ... Read More
Dressing for winter in Europe can be a little tough — especially since you don’t have a lot of space for clothing. Layering your clothing is the best way to stay warm when traveling in Europe during the winter. Large bulky winter coats and huge sweaters are a hassle when backpacking because they take up ... Read More