M/24 right here, primarily based in lewes (close to brighton, UK)
Have been following r/onebag for what appears like ages in anticipation of my deliberate journey round Spain. I’ve actually amassed so many useful suggestions, so i assumed i would share my packing record with everybody. After all, i would be actually eager to listen to any ideas/recommendation/criticism that anybody has. Though I do usually ‘onebag’ (by travelling with only a small rucksack for a couple of days when i fly), i’ve by no means achieved it for an prolonged interval, so that is positively a primary!
Just a few objects i’ll connect a remark or two the place i really feel it’s related/essential.
With out additional ado!
Bag: Topo Designs Core Pack Black *0
Wash Bag: From MUJI; cannot keep in mind mannequin identify.
Dr Bronners Cleaning soap Bar (AP)
Matador Cleaning soap Case
Floss (unbranded, irrelevant)
Colgate Omron Electrical Toothbrush*1
Medicare Ear plugs (wax)
Small Microfibre Fabric
Rennie (heartburn aid)
Sukin facial moisturiser*2
Olive oil ear dropper (stored empty; simply sadly have to make use of periodically)
Multivitamins (dietary supplements basically; i am veggie and have simply all the time taken them)
Journey toothpaste (not pictured)
Salux Fabric *13
Packing Cubes: from eagle creek (1 medium, 1 small if i recall)
1 x trousers (mountain warehouse ultralight)
2 x shorts (NB working shorts for sleeping, Carhartt Swim shorts for every part else)
1 x sweater/jumper: charity store GEORGE for like £3.*3
Three x t shirts (UNIQLO dry crew neck brief sleeve shirt
5 x bamboo socks from TK MAXX
5 x uniqlo airism boxers*4
Linen towel from etsy. *12
Scrubba washbag (ebay, was cheaper than most dry baggage)
Seatosummit garments line
Couple of tote baggage, on rotation, to make use of as daybags. Simply the easiest way to ‘mix in’ in my view, somewhat than having very small £40 daypack?
Kleen kanteen water bottle
Books (a lot of orwell!)
2 x Sleepy time tea baggage, 1 x miso soup prompt *5
Photocopies of passport and so forth
Light-weight map of spain from lonely planet. (good to have)
Nike slides. Will die quickly, then substitute with flip flops.
Tiny little padlock for hostels that require them.
Worn/all the time on me:
Uniqlo Blocktech Jacket*6
Norse Tasks Ripstop Nylon 5 Panel*7
T Shirt, trousers (UNIQLO drytech trousers, similar t shirt as above)
Socks, underwear similar as above
Keys/Pockets/Telephone. Completely different playing cards notably.
RHA in ear headphones
Lip Balm (who cares?)
TRUST Deodorant *8
Muji little mustard bag.
Simply to carry smokes, tiny notepad, hand sanitiser, nail stuff.
Ipad mini 5 *9
Anker Plug (Four usb slots)
Anker Powercore lite 1000
10ft Lightning Cable
5ft Micro USB cable
Huawei transportable speaker *10
*Zero Nice bag, rather well made. Not tremendous mild however opens absolutely and has a few secret pockets in addition to water bottle holders. Seems to be good too! In all honesty, i solely put on it between places anyway for essentially the most half.
*1 This toothbrush is superb! Chargeable case. Pulse versus vibrate; however i simply cannot use a bamboo toothbrush. When you go electrical you by no means return.https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B075ZR831D/ref=pe_3187911_189395841_pd_te_s_rp_im?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B075ZR831D&pd_rd_r=C2SFVXJHTVTYAPHSR1C7&pd_rd_w=uYuZV&pd_rd_wg=VMLLB&pf_rd_p=71bd62ec-21ee-48ce-9c17-a63b1aee9a67&pf_rd_r=C2SFVXJHTVTYAPHSR1C7
*2 Sadly this is without doubt one of the few manufacturers which does not irritate my pores and skin as of late. On the draw back, they solely promote merchandise >100ml. On the plus aspect, i emailed them and requested if that they had any alternate options, and as an alternative they emailed me 5 samples of 50ml moisturisers as apologies. Did very nicely out of that.
3* That is superb; so inoffensive, polyester form of combine. Have spent completely ages looking for one thing comparable
*Four These boxers are excellent. I simply cannot justify spending the form of cash on merino wool in the mean time. I would somewhat have extra pairs and relieve the strain of day by day washing. Comfortable, ridiculously mild. Like, paper mild.
*5 I simply all the time need to have one thing which can provide me a very good evening sleep wherever. Who would not love miso soup and sleepy tea? It weights foxtrot alpha and it is so comforting.
*6 Jacket speaks for itself. Snarky nomads evaluation is spot on. It is cheap, good, light-weight, versatile, breathable and never noisy. Solely annoying bit is brief hood, nevertheless it would not actually hassle me as i put on a hat so regularly.
*7 I’ve been in search of this particular hat for months. The reason is it is extraordinarily minimal, nicely made, light-weight (weighs forty grams) and is packable. Once more, obtained it from ebay.
*Eight Actually good, concentrated transportable deodorant with no aluminium or nasties. Lasts me like 3-5 days at a time and i exploit a nominal quantity.
*9 I wished one anyway, however for me it makes excellent sense to journey with. I am not doing work, it is actually only for consolation and media. Occasional e mail and internet searching.
*10 This speaker is loopy! Once more, it is one other small consolation for the uncommon event i need to be exterior of a hostel. It weighs nearly 100g precisely, is fairly loud, and got here free with my mother and father telephone. By the way, this was a christmas current anyway.
*11 Scouted ebay for a very long time to get an affordable color at an affordable value. Like strolling on marshmallows.
*12 Purchased a microfibre towel, completely loathed it. Purchased this, and that i adore it. Might lower in half, however we’ll see. It is fairly a pleasant luxurious. https://www.etsy.com/transaction/1777801807?campaign_label=proteus_shipping_buyer_notification_q4_control_v2&utm_source=transactional&utm_campaign=proteus_shipping_buyer_notification_q4_control_v2_010170_688909287209_0_0&utm_medium=e mail&utm_content=&email_sent=1578232879&euid=l4d_QW1ojFeO7WYjFlbctF9VPJCi&eaid=642765733523&x_eaid=f00c42477a
*13 Japanese fashion wash fabric. Superb at getting up a lather each for myself in bathe and for scrubba when washing. Light-weight, exfoliating. Cannot advocate sufficient. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Salux-Japanese-Magnificence-Pores and skin-Fabric/dp/B008ET8FYW
I am certain i’ve missed one thing, so will replace when potential.
Uncertain concerning the general weight, will replace when it’s potential!
An issue i’ve but to resolve is grooming. I usually my facial hair/head hair(?) extraordinarily brief. Moderately than purchase a function razor/clippers, i am possible simply going to go to barbers weekly because it’s fairly low-cost for essentially the most half, and i do not need to be making a multitude of hostel sinks, which is the place i shall be saying 99% of the time. Somebody instructed me a check of locality/familiarity is getting your haircut someplace new, which i feel is kind of charming.
Debating taking some salt/spices with me. I am fed up of visiting hostels which have garbage spices accessible to be used. If anybody has achieved something like this, please let me know. If that is loopy, please let me know.
Nonetheless in search of journey insurance coverage. Allianz? World nomads? Why is it so tough to discover a constant reply. Has anybody really claimed, efficiently or not, with both?