Budget Travel Tips: What to Bring (Traveling Essentials)

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My tips on what to bring while traveling around the world on a budget.

Complete list of traveling items:

-large backpack
-small daypack
-laptop computer, case, cord, computer mouse, earphones
-camera, tripod, camera case, extra battery, memory cards, charger
-moneybelt (optional, I no longer bring one. I always put my essential items in my daypack and keep it with me when traveling between destinations)
-books (including a guidebook for your destination, such as Lonely Planet or Rough Guide)
-travel chess set
-passport and necessary visas
-baseball cap, other hats
-handkerchief
-socket adapter, voltage converter
-bike lock (cable lock)
-warm fleece jacket
-2 blankets (or a sleeping bag)
-toiletry bag
-toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss
-shampoo, bar soap
-razors, small unbreakable mirror, shaving gel
-mosquito repellent
-band-aids
-metal cup
-socks and underwear
-sandals
-shoes
-rain jacket
-hiking shorts
-2 pairs swimming trunks
-6 t-shirts
-3 tank tops
-1 pair pants, belt
-swim goggles
-chopsticks
-dirty laundry bag
-wallet, checkbook
-copies of passport and credit cards
-water purification tablets
-cell phone and charger
-extra batteries
-super glue, pens
-padlocks
-small handy bags
-metal water bottle
-beard trimmer
-towel
-sarong
-toilet paper
-sunglasses
-photocopies of passport, I.D., credit cards
-warm hat, gloves, neck warmer
-rain jacket
-journal
-chapstick
-watch
-needles, thread, collapsible scissors
-headlamp/flashlight
-lighters
-Leatherman tool (pocketknife)
-small spoon
-fingernail clippers
-ear plugs
-eyeshade (sleeping mask)
-aloe vera gel

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Gabriel Morris is a world traveler and travel writer who has been adventuring around the world off and on since his first trip to Europe in the summer of 1990. He is author of “Following My Thumb”, a collection of 26 exciting and hilarious autobiographical travel stories from his worldly wanderings during the 1990s; and of several other books. Visit http://gabrieltraveler.com for lots more info about his travel writing, photography, videos, budget travel tips and much more.

Thanks a lot for watching, and safe journeys!

Budget Travel Tips: What to Bring (Traveling Essentials)

Comments

Jake Nelson says:

great video as I am leaving in a month to travel through Asia/India for a
year

Sour Mangoa says:

Where do you put your laptop? Is there a safe secure compartment?

Jordan O says:

my backpack is similar to yours i have a 65 liter northface

melissa carbone says:

Very cool info!!!! thank you. questions: 1) maybe I missed it and u said it
but did u have headphones? 2) if u start off with some of that stuff and
run out (aloe gel or TP or whatever–for example) did you find it difficult
to find at local stores to replace?? thanks!!

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