Packing Lists and Packing Tips
Confused about packing for your trip to Europe? Don’t worry because we’ve put together a few handy-dandy packing guides that take all the guesswork out of fitting your entire life in a backpack or suitcase.
Handpicked Packing Lists
Here they are — our famous packing list. Each packing list contains our must-have travel gear, clothing, electronics and accessories for backpacking through Europe.
- Backpacking Europe Packing List
- Travel Europe Packing List for Women
- Europe Packing List (for any travel style)
- Winter Packing List for Europe
Travel Gear Buyer’s Guides
Finding the perfect travel gear can be a little overwhelming so that’s why we created these buyer’s guides. They cover everything from our favorite travel backpacks to the best travel socks and underwear — I bet you never thought you’d get excited about socks and underwear.
- Best Travel Backpack For Backpacking Europe (updated for 2015) & Travel Backpacks for Europe
- Best Travel Shoes — Fashionable and Comfortable Shoes for Traveling
- Best Waterproof and Stylish Boots for Men
- Best Travel Underwear (Men’s and Women’s)
- Best Hiking Socks For Backpacking Europe
- Guide to Fashionable Travel Clothes and Performance Techwear
- Best Daypacks and Day Bags for Traveling Europe
Packing Tips and Travel Gear Advice
Not sure how to find a backpack that fits you perfectly? Unsure of how to dress during the winter? Want to look like a local? No worries! We’ve got you covered.
- How to Choose The Perfect Backpack for Traveling Europe
- How To Properly Pack Your Backpack for Maximum Organization & Wrinkle-Free Clothing
- Guide to Ultralight Backpacking and Travel in Europe
- Tips for Choosing Between a Backpack or Wheeled Luggage
- Guide To Dressing For Winter in Europe
- How to Avoid Looking Like An American Tourist In Europe
- Women’s European Fashion — Tips for Dressing like a European
We test a lot of travel gear… and we’re adding new gear as often as possible (when we can afford it).
- ExOfficio Give-n-Go Underwear Review
- Osprey Farpoint 55 Review
- Tortuga Travel Backpack Review
- Exofficio Give-N-Go Sport Boxer Brief Review
- Eagle Creek Pack-It Specter Cubes Review
- Outlier Performance Travel Clothing Review
- Outerboro Performance Clothing Review
- Bluff Works Travel Pants Review
- Icebreaker Oasis 200 Base Layer Review
- Pacsafe Venturesafe 25L Review
- Pacsafe Citysafe 100 GII Review
- Icebreaker Legacy Coat Review
- CabinZero 44L Travel Backpack Review