[Packing Tips] [Women's Travel Sites]
Packing light is essential for a backpacking trip.
of your wardrobe is definitely out! Try to take only the bare
essentials. You will not need your sexy little black dress, your
cotton candy pink cashmere sweater set, your 4 inch high-heeled shoes etc.,
unless you stumble upon a very unusual backpacking crowd.
Keep in mind
that you will need to get maximum wear out of each garment you bring.
Any article of clothing that you can only wear once or twice should be left
at home. Key words to remember when selecting what to pack: Practical
If you simply have
to have a
(save space by buying a
duel voltage travel sized one) or dual voltage
(travel size butane ones are
also available). You will also need an
If you have
long hair, bring along a small separate towel just for your hair. I
super-absorbent turban hair towel, made just for this purpose.
Put a scented
sachet in you backpack to help keep your clothes smelling clean and
fresh. I bought a Victoria's Secret scented drawer sachet (2
sachets for $4.00). This worked out great! Unfortunately, they
don't seem to sell them anymore. The closest thing I've found to them is this
absorber. I've heard
that dryer sheets are a good option as well, especially for shorter trips.
Make sure you take a
look at my seasonal packing
lists and tips and toiletries
list for further packing advice.
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