What’s In My Bag: 1 Month Backpacking List

As this post goes out to the world, my friend and I will be about to (hopefully) make it to Poland. As is the deal with all my June posts, this one is pre-written so there’s a chance I’m not where this post thinks I am. But, if everything goes to plan, I have spent several days exploring Athens and have now come across Europe to see the beautiful sights of Warsaw. From here, I will be hopping over to Prague, then staying in Amsterdam for a while before making my way across the pond to New York. If you haven’t already realised, this is a diverse adventure: packing things that suit all of the stops on this trip is not exactly going to be the easiest task.

But fear not. I have a little experience travelling (pretty) light, and I’m going to do everything I can to keep the weight down for this trip. After all, the carry-on limit on one of our planes is 8kg…

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What It’s Like to Backpack During the Festive Season – Blogmas Day 11

Let me set a scene for you: stormy drives along winding roads, dramatic peaks and valleys of lush greenery, sandy beaches, fog-shrouded deserted towns, new friendships, sleepless nights in noisy hostels, lakes that look like mirrors, mountains that look like stock photos, free drinks, cheeks red from the wind, a glacial hike, sandwiches for lunch and pasta for dinner, a new place everyday, t-shirts and sea spray.

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