Bag Packing

What I pack for my travel

What should you pack on your trip?

As little as possible.

The more I travel, the more I realize I don’t need a lot of stuff. Everything I need now fits into one backpack.

I like to write down everything I think I’ll need — and then cut it in half. I always ask myself, “Will I use this enough to justify the weight?”

Most of the time the answer is no.

I take only the essentials, and if I really need something I didn’t bring, I buy it on the road. It’s not that hard to find medicine, clothes, or an umbrella

(Note: This focuses on travel to a non-winter climate. If you’re heading somewhere cold, you’ll need to adjust accordingly.)

You can buy Travel accessories and other required products from amazon Affiliate links in this blog. So you do not need to juggle around amazon to find products.

CLOTHES for Man and Woman while traveling

  • 5 t-shirts
  • 1 long-sleeved T-shirt
  • 1 pair of jeans
  • 3 pair of shorts
  • 7 pairs of underwear
  • 1 bathing suit
  • 1 pair of flip-flops
  • 1 pair of sneakers
  • 8 pairs of socks
  • 1 pair of dress shoes (heavy to carry around, but when I visit friends, we usually go somewhere not sneaker-friendly. This is destination-dependent. )
  • 1 dress shirt (for going to a respectable place in the evening)
  • Jacket/Woollen (for cold destination)

Here I have mentioned some of my favorite bags which I bought from amazon along with the links so you need not to juggle.

Duffel bag

Trolley bag

Tote bag for woman,

Bag for hiking and trekking


  • 1 toothbrush
  • 1 tube of toothpaste
  • 1 package of dental floss
  • Deodorant
  • 1 razor
  • 1 small bottle of shampoo
  • 1 small bottle of shower gel
  • 1 towel (always pack a towel!)
  • Sanitary napkins(for a woman)


  • Band-Aids
  • Hydrocortisone cream
  • Antibacterial cream
  • Eye drops
  • Tylenol
  • Hand sanitizer

Essential things to carry

  • Passport (for the international trip)
  • ID proof
  • Guidebooks
  • Debit/credit cards


  • Kid specific
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Serving items


  • Laptop
  • Smartphone
  • Kindle
  • Camera (if you want more than just smartphone photos)
  • Games 


  • A set of lock and key (everyone should have one!)
  • Flashlight (trust me, it comes in handy)
  • Zip lock bags
  • Life straw (water filter)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat/Cap

COVID considerations: Welcome to the new normal! Bring a mask (or several) to protect yourself and others. I recommend a cloth mask with a filter pocket to reduce your environmental impact.

Hand sanitizer.

It’s all about having the right essentials and leaving home the stuff that doesn’t serve a purpose during your trip.

I hope this will help you in packing your bags.

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