My Carry-On Packing List

We’re off for a year…with carry-on luggage only!

Want to know what we’ve taken with us? Well…this is what I have. If you’re interested what Mat has, just ask in the comment section below! Here it is:

Clothing

t-shirts x 8
sports top x 2
shorts x 2
sports short x 2
skirt x 2
jumpsuit x 2
jacket x 2
jumper x 2
socks x 6
underwear x 9
bra x 8
pyjamas x 1 pair
swimmers x 3 pair
clothing
My summer colour palette reminds me of a dessert.

Toiletries

dry shampoo
hair brush
toothbrush/paste
pocket soap
hair band x 3
face towel x 1
cleanser oil
face oil
body moisturiser 
laundry wash
deoderant
toothfloss
skin balm
menstrual cup
acne lotion
shampoo bar
conditioner bar
soap bar
toiletries
A few of my most used toiletries..

Make-Up

brush x 1
eyebrow liner
bronzer
eye shadow
concealer
mascara
BB cream
foundation
Make-up
My morning routine…although I think I’ve actually worn make-up 3 times so far…

Technology

usb > mac converter
iphone w charger
headphones w charger
go-pro & handle
macbook w charger
power converter for EU
kindle

First-Aid

magnesium tablets x 8
nurofen tablets x 4
tape
blister plasters x 5
hydralytes
water bottle
My trusty water bottle

Other

reusable water bottle
sunglasses x 2
reusable tote bag
card game
reusable cloth napkin
metal straw
bamboo cutlery
bag lock 
waterproof pouch
hand sanitiser
earrings x 2 pairs
eye mask & ear plugs
hat
notepad & pen
reusable panty liner
trainers x 1 pair
sandals x 1 pair
rubber slides x 1 pair
sarong

Not mentioned:

A LOT of probiotics, antibiotics and assorted herbal pills which will inevitably be consumed and not replaced. Trekking shorts, pants and tops that will be used for two weeks in Europe and then either shipped to South Africa or back home.

We each have a back pack, mine is this one, and we also have a small, third backpack for day trips.

When it comes to things we share like the laptop, toothpaste, soap etc, we split the load.

So there you have it! Hope it helps if anyone is thinking or planning on doing something similar. Any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch on facebook or comment below.

Until next time xo


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