The Most Essential Packing List!

By anouksworld | Jun 5, 2020

If you know me, you'll know that I love making checklists. It helps my disorganised mind and gives me a clear overview. That's why I've decided to put this list up, this will help you prepping for your trip.

After all, packing will take the most prepping time. Once on the road you have nothing to worry about.
If you did forget something just go to the local store!

N° 1. Clothing


  • 2x trousers and a belt
  • 1/2x shorts
  • 1x dress and sarong/scarf
  • 1x skirt
  • 4x t-shirts
  • 7 pieces of underwear
  • 5 pair of socks
  • 1x bra and extra bikini top
  • 1x bikini or swim trunk
  • 1x sweater
  • 3 pair of shoes (hiking/walking shoes, flip flops and sandals)
  • 1x cap/hat
  • 1x light rain jacket that's windproof
  • 1x pyjama
  • 1 pair of thin gloves

N° 2. Toiletries


  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Shampoo (if you're going to hotels, they'll have it)
  • Hair brush
  • Lipstick and lip balm
  • Quick dry towel and smaller towel to dry your hair or feet
  • Ear sticks
  • Sunglasses (spare glasses or lenses)
  • Sanitary towels or tampons
  • Razor blades
  • Day/night cream (You can use aftersun too)

N° 3. Electronics


  • Laptop/tablet
  • GoPro/Camera
  • Powerbank
  • World plug
  • Bag with wires of all electronics
  • SD cards to take your pictures + online cloud service
  • Hard drive to save all pictures (in case of no internet connection)
  • E-Reader
  • Phone
  • Online banking card reader
  • Headphones/earbuds
  • Headlight or normal light
  • Music speaker

N° 4. Divers important items


  • Wallet with cash and credit card(s)
  • (International) Driver's licence
  • Vouchers and tickets
  • Passports and printout of IDs
  • Insurance papers
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Travel cutlery
  • Swiss Army knife
  • Laundry line
  • Padlocks for your valuables
  • Swimming goggles or mask/snorkel
  • Glue or duct tape
  • Travel pillow
  • Deck of carts / Small games for on the road
  • (Light) sleeping bag
  • Water purifier
A good medical kit

A good medical kit

N° 5. Health supplies


  • Vaccination card
  • Sunscreen and aftersun
  • Mosquito repellent and afterbite
  • Vitamins
  • Blister tape
  • Thermometer
  • Tick pliers
  • Painkillers
  • Cough and throat tablets/medicine
  • Probiotics
  • Abdominal pain medicine
  • Safety pins
  • Nail clippers, tweezers, scissors & file
  • Skin rash cream
  • Antiseptic cream
  • Medication for pre-existing medical conditions
  • Condoms and/or birth control

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Written by Anouksworld
Hi I’m Anouk. I live in Belgium but you can bet that 30% of the year I’ll be traveling the globe. Designing graphical stuff and shooting travel videos.

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