BACKPACKING ESSENTIALS

 

Whether you’re planning what backpacking essentials you need to take, how to pack them, or when you need them, take a look at our favorite tips on backpacking essentials. And don’t forget to download your free packing checklist!

 

9 Daily Essentials you need when Backpacking through Asia

Different travel destinations require different essentials. I have been living in Thailand for several months, and I have gradually learned what should be on my list of items to keep on hand. After being caught without a few times, I have narrowed down what to carry...

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Help Me Choose the Best Hiking Boots for Women

As Backpacker Month on TFG comes to an end, I'm reaching out to you with a personal travel gear challenge: hiking boots for women. I've started planning my travels for 2015 and I've decided to challenge myself with an epic trek! While I can't disclose details at this...

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Safe Travel Essentials: Will these 5 Products Help You?

We're half way through Backpacker's Month on TFG and today's topic is safety! Safe travel is always a concern for female travelers. Whether traveling alone or with others, we take a look at 5 products that may help keep your belongings safe.   5 Safe Travel...

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Best Portable Power Bank Chargers for Travel

  Find out the best portable power bank chargers for travel. I’m addicted to mine and don’t know how I’ve ever traveled without one!   Portable Chargers: Why Do I Need One?     Table Of Contents     Smartphones have quickly replaced the...

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Travel Headlamp: Top 5 Reasons Why I Always Pack One

  One of the random items that are very important in the packing list of any long term traveler is a headlamp. Find out why! As a long term traveler I've always carried a headlamp and consider it one of the most essential items in my bag. I currently use this...

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8 Budget Travel Packing Essentials

  You might be wondering why budget travel packing essentials vary from the items you would choose for a regular vacation. When planning a budget trip, you sacrifice conveniences such as hotel rooms for hostels and guesthouses; nice restaurants for local food...

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Readers Choice: Top 13 Fleece Travel Jackets

Fleece is a synthetic fabric that has a range of awesome properties, making it a popular choice for outerwear. However finding a stylish option can be tricky. We’re sharing our top picks for the best fleece jackets for travel.

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Want the best backpacking essentials? Read these top picks: hanging toiletry bag, travel sheets and packing organizers.

 

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