Packing list: Southeast Asia


Dresses x3 – casual & evening
Shorts x3 – workout, jeans & casual
Tanks x3
T shirts x5
Elephant Pants
Socks x8
Underwear x14
Swimsuits x3
Bra x3 – regular & sports bras
Sweater – for cold bus rides and morning hikes
Rain jacket
Sarong – good for the beach, covering up, and as a blanket for flights or cold bus rides Continue reading “Packing list: Southeast Asia”


10 Travel Necessities

1. A large scarf

My personal favourite and what I find the most useful of all travel necessities: the scarf. It’s your comfort. It’s your pillow. It’s your blanket. It makes you look cute AND it keeps you warm. What else do you need? This past Christmas I was given the worlds greatest travel scarf – it has a hood and pockets. What was already the most useful accessory now can work to block out light and I can put my lip balm/ipod in it without losing them or having them fall in between seats. Continue reading “10 Travel Necessities”

What to Pack For A Semester/Year Abroad

Ready for Europe!
Ready for Europe!

Packing for a semester or year abroad might seem daunting, but the more you prepare for it and the more in advance you start- the better. I started packing for my semester abroad a month before I left. A little aggressive? Yeah.. probably. But it gave me enough time to stay organized and to know exactly what I’d need and what I wouldn’t. I was also extremely excited so I wanted to start packing straight away. If I didn’t need to wear the clothes I’d be packing then I would have started packing the minute I got accepted into the program! Continue reading “What to Pack For A Semester/Year Abroad”

Packing Tips and Tricks

Finally, I've learnt how to pack light!
Finally, I’ve learnt how to pack light!

I’ve travelled to 19 different countries for a number of different kinds of trips, consequently I have picked up on a number of great packing tips and tricks. I’ve finally learnt how to master packing light, which is huge for me because I’m typically the girl who always overpacks and still never seems to have everything she needs. I’ll be spending the next four days in Amsterdam (late November = colder weather) and I’ve managed to pack it all in a small backpack and a hand bag. Continue reading “Packing Tips and Tricks”

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