I simply returned from a 10 day journey to China (Beijing, Xi’an, Huangshan, Shanghai) with one 18L bag! Temperatures the place I went to ranged from 6°C in Beijing at night time to 30°C within the afternoon in Xi’an and periodic rains in Huangshan.
My technique was to convey gentle layers and wash undergarments as wanted. Absolutely packed, my bag weighed 4.4kg.
This is what I introduced/wore:- 5x briefs (2x Airisms, 3x cotton)
– 2x socks (1x merino, 1x cotton)
– 2x sports activities bras
– 2x pants (1x Kathmandu Girls’s Flight Pants, 1x Males’s chino)
– 1x Uniqlo skinny wool sweater
– 1x Uniqlo warmth tech shirt
– 3x shirts (1x cotton, 2x bamboo mix)
– 1x Uniqlo drape pants (Pajamas)
– 1x microfiber towel
– 1x cotton buff
– 1x Nike windbreaker jacket
– 1x Uniqlo downfeather jacket
– 1x pockets (three debit/bank cards Mastercard, Visa, Amex)
– 1x Miniso Eye Fatigue eyemask with the gel bundle eliminated
– 1x Cabeau S3 reminiscence foam journey pillow
– 4x Macks Dreamgirl earplugs
– 1x Samsung USB telephone charger particular to area, 1x C sort USB wire, 1x earphones
– 1x pocket book + pen
– 1 small pack tissues
– 16L foldable day pack
– 1x toiletry bag (1x shampoo, 1x eucalyptus spray, 1x cleaning soap, 1x physique moisturiser, 1x face moisturiser, 1x eye cream, 1x journey toothbrush, 1x mini toothpaste, 1x razor, 1x facial scrub, 1x nail clipper, 1x floss, 1x lip balm)
– 1x small pouch (1x 6 compartment field for nutritional vitamins and drugs, packs of panadol, spare pads, menstrual cup)
– 1x pouch for paperwork (1x passport holder, 1x passport, 1x slim card holder so I do not maintain all playing cards in a single pockets)
– Generic working belt
– QUBIX double compression medium packing dice
– Nike Flyknit trainers
– Generic random backpack
All the pieces packed into compartments
What I purchased through the journey:- Uniqlo Blocktech parka (Was on sale 60% discounted in China so why not! Ended up being helpful in Huangshan when it began raining)
– Physique wipes (Heavy pollutions ranges in Beijing. Scrubbing simply did not really feel sufficient!)
– Xiaomi 10,000mAh energy financial institution Professional (My unique energy financial institution broke proper earlier than the journey. I used to be advisable by r/China to look into Xiaomi).
Publish-trip reflections:- Lose the cotton buff and Uniqlo wool sweater (I ended up shopping for and utilizing a charcoal masks in Beijing as an alternative as a result of it was rather more efficient in blocking out air pollution and I simply did not put on the wool sweater as a lot).
– I positively may have traveled with just one pair of pants as an alternative. My Kathmandu flight pants, whereas comfy for transits, had pockets have been too shallow for my liking and I do not really feel like my valuables are protected when touring with shallow pockets. Thus, I introduced my chinos with deeper pockets.
– It was my first time touring with a journey pillow since I normally discover the extra dimension/weight very cumbersome. Nonetheless, it was completely value it. I had Four interstate trains and a pair of flights and for the primary time in a really very long time, I slept like an absolute child in transit. I feel my mixture of Miniso eyemask, Cabeau S3 pillow, and Macks earplug is a profitable combo. When travelling, I rolled up the journey pillow into the Cabeau supplied bag and buckled it onto my bag strap.
– Airism briefs and merino socks are superior! They’re considerably thinner and lighter in order that they take up much less packing house. I solely purchased a number of of every to attempt them out following suggestions from right here. Nonetheless, I am bought now and can be shopping for extra as soon as there is a sale.
– I used to be capable of journey with out flip flops as a result of most of my lodging supplied them to be used there. Nonetheless, I am trying into gentle options for the moments they do not present.