Packing List

Packing lists for adventures, remote work and travel.

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2017 Black Friday for Digital Nomads and Remote Workers

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Friday, Jun 30, 2017

A Digital Nomad, Remote Work and Travel Gear Guide & Packing List

In this guide, we look at: Minimalist Travel, Packing Tips, Travel Baggage: Checked and Carry-on Baggage, Clothing and Gear.

Monday, Sep 19, 2016

Current Digital Nomads: What do you have in your day to day backpack (right down to the crumbs)

Just was having a thought on what people tend to find important enough for their digital work to put in their backpack, what kind of laptops people are using, How important a laptop stand is and all those other things. What is so important to you on a day to day basis that you just can’t leave out that bag?

Monday, Aug 8, 2016

The 2016 Gear Post

My curent backpack weight is around 10.5 pounds, and as you probably know, this is everything I take with me to 20+ countries per year.

Monday, Aug 1, 2016

My DN life in one carryon bag

I’ve lived out of a carry on bag for 4 or 5 years out of the last 8 years.

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016

Packing List - Outdoor Photojournalist

Hey, I’m Jess McGlothlin, and this is my packing list.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016

An in-flight kit you can pack at home to make any seat feel like first class

Here, we’ve created a takeoff-to-landing guide to spoiling yourself with the smartest, scientifically-proven, packable, multi-tasking, globally-sourced products you’ll need to land feeling, smelling, and looking fresh—or at least, not like you’ve been drinking red wine at altitude. Get ready to spritz your face while wearing compression socks and a padded turban from the future.

Friday, Feb 12, 2016

Loadout: Vietnam Motorcycle Pack

Here’s a great loadout from Thomas Martinek that he used for 2 weeks in Vietnam.

Friday, Jan 29, 2016

Packing List: A Month on the Road, Skies and Trails

My name’s Jan Chipchase, I’m the founder of Studio D, a research, design and strategy consultancy based out of San Francisco and also of SDR Traveller, an ultra-light luggage company. The following packing list is from a month on the road/skies/trails on a trip that spanned Asia, North America and Africa.

Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016

Packing List of a Digital Nomad

Living as a digital nomad has equipped Jon - aka the Van Man - with a host of useful skills and experience, not least of which is impressive packing skills. So we asked him to share his packing list for life on the road…

Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016

Tips on how to travel light without sacrificing comfort and style

Chose your travel wardrobe wisely, with versatile pieces and footwear based on weather and activities.

Tuesday, Dec 15, 2015

Packing List: 5-Day Documentary Trip in Nepal

Whether he’s climbing in the Himalayas or blogging in LA, Chris Brinlee Jr. is an adventurer and storyteller who can’t stay put for more than a few weeks at a time.

Friday, Dec 11, 2015

A simple, mathematical formula for packing your perfect carry-on

Like a blank page, the sight of an empty suitcase can fill a person with dread. No matter how many times we face the task of packing for a trip, it can still be angst-producing, time-consuming, and inefficient. But done correctly, it makes all the difference.

Thursday, Dec 10, 2015

Specialist Carry :: War Journalist

Robert Young Pelton has journeyed to more dangerous places than any man on the planet. A former marketing exec, turned adventurer, inventor, journalist and author of the New York Times best selling books, The World’s Most Dangerous Places; Licensed to Kill: Hired Guns in the War on Terror and Come Back Alive, he’s covered 14 wars and visited 130 countries, by last count.

Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015

Minimalist Travel Gear Packing List: Insanely Light Luggage Edition

After plenty of field testing and 40 countries later, I’ve managed to refine and squeeze my gear to a point where I don’t even need a backpack anymore. I call this No Bags Travel. If I do carry a laptop for work, I only use a tiny bag. But regardless, I am always as mobile as a bird.

Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015

How To Pack Like A Digital Nomad

I asked some of my digital nomad friends to share their packing tips below. Dig into these great insights on packing light and hopefully it’ll take some of the stress out of your next trip.

Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015

The Flight Attendant's Guide to Packing Light

When it comes to packing light and efficiently, flight attendants know best—here are 11 of their best tips and tricks.

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015

Living Lightly with the One-Bag Lifestyle

I’ve been on a handful of long trips this year and in recent years, and on all those trips, I lived out of a small bag. I loved living so lightly, but every time I came home, it felt weird: all of a sudden I had about 10x more stuff. It didn’t feel in alignment with the light, minimal lifestyle. So after a 25-day trip to Asia last month, I came home with a mission: to live only out of the same bag I traveled with.

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015

Pack List - Eight Days Bikepacking Through Washington and Oregon Dirt

Washington and Oregon challenged me in many ways, but never in my gear choices, so now as I’m planning for the next adventure it’s time to share with y’all what I brought and how it did.

Friday, Nov 6, 2015

22 Things Digital Nomads Need to Pack While Traveling the World

I managed to work and travel around the world for 3+ years with these 22 basic but essential things in my backpack. I hope the list will help you once you make the bold decision to set off on the road and make the world your office.

Thursday, Oct 15, 2015

Packing for a trip to Japan

Chris and his brother Daniel pack for a two week trip to Japan.

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