T minus 24 hours

It’s almost time!

Currently, all of my things are laid out across the landing and I’ve decided to battle with getting everything into their respective containers tomorrow morning.

So here’s a quick run down of what I’m taking (although I fully intend to dump some of it)! Also bear in mind that Tom has taken responsibility for a lot of our electrical items e.g. GoPro, laptop, chargers etc.

Main Backpack


  • North Face Terra 55 Women’s Backpack
  • 2x large & 1x small Eurohike travel towels
  • Eurohike silk rectangle sleeping bag liner
  • Sea To Summit mosquito net
  • Peter Storm raincoat
  • Lifesystems sterile medical kit
  • Laundry bag
  • Money belt
  • Medication (charcoal tablets,¬†ibuprofen, antihistamines, antimalarials, Imodium Instants, motion sickness tablets, Alka-Seltzer) [I’ll actually take these in my hand luggage]
  • Plug-in mosquito repellent
  • Laundry detergent
  • Knife, fork & spoon
  • Electronic cables & chargers
  • Nike trainers
  • Birkenstocks
  • Flip flops
  • Mini straighteners (probably not taking)
  • 2x comfy trousers
  • 2x comfy shorts
  • 1x denim shorts
  • 5x t-shirts
  • 3x vests
  • 1x long sleeve top
  • 1x long sleeve linen shirt
  • 3x nice tops
  • 2x midi dresses
  • 2x dresses
  • PJ trousers
  • 3x bras
  • 10x pants
  • 5x socks
  • 1x swimming costume
  • 2x bikinis
  • 1x hoodie
  • Hat
  • Scarf
  • Belt
  • Small cross-body handbag
  • Packing cubes
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, razor, suncream, aloe vera gel, moisturiser, Tangle Teezer, mosquito repellent, bite cream, lip balm, make up, cleanser, nail clippers, nail file, tweezers, plasters, blister plasters, tampons, water purification tablets, vitamin C, oral rehydration salts)

Daybag/Hand Luggage


  • Eastpak Wyoming Backpack
  • Trespass waterproof rucksack cover
  • Insulated water bottle
  • Inflatable neck pillow
  • 100% UV protective umbrella (for my pale pale skin)
  • Fan
  • 2x purses
  • Headphones
  • Headphone splitter
  • Travel documents
  • Cards from loved ones
  • Passport
  • Sony NEX-3N camera
  • Kindle
  • Tissues
  • Waterproof phone case
  • 2x prescription sunglasses
  • 1x glasses
  • Wet wipes
  • Toiletries (hand sanitiser, suncream, lip balm, decongestant, toothbrush, toothpaste)
  • Dry sack
  • Steel cable to secure baggage
  • Padlocks
  • Carabiners
  • Adaptors
  • Money pod
  • USBs
  • Travel journal
  • Notepad & pen
  • Head torch
  • Eye mask & ear plugs

So that just about wraps it up – other than the bits Tom is carrying. I’ll try to keep track of what I do/don’t use.

See ya later, Sophie x

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