Packing List

Packing for two years can be an incredibly stressful and overwhelming process. Despite making a concerted effort to pack light, I am certain I will be pushing the weight limit and have far more clothes and items than truly needed. That being said, here it is: All the items I’m currently planning on fitting into two rolling duffel bags. Only time will tell what will actually be useful and whether I’ll be able to carry my bags myself.

Luggage:

  • Rolling duffels
  • Day pack
  • Cross body
  • Reusable bags

Clothes:

  • Sport bras/ t-shirt bras/ underwear
  • Elephant pants/linen pants
  • One pair of Jeans
  • Long dresses and skirts
  • Tshirts, tank tops, nice tops
  • Athletic shorts/ yoga pants
  • Sweatshirt
  • Socks
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain jacket
  • Hat
  • One-piece bathing suit

Shoes:

  • Tennis shoes
  • Ballet flats
  • Olu kai sandals
  • Toms/Sanuks
  • Shower flip flops

Electronics:

  • Kindle charger and kindle
  • External hard drive
  • Wireless Speakers
  • USB flashdrives
  • Flashlight
  • Headlamp
  • Headphones
  • DSLR and charger
  • Computer and charger
  • Calculator
  • External battery pack
  • Ethernet adapter
  • Power adapter
  • USB cables
  • Surge protector

Kitchen/Cooking:

  • Reusable water bottle
  • Coffee mug
  • Travel mug
  • Tea strainer
  • Flexible cutting board
  • Cooking knife and utensils
  • Non-stick pan
  • Tupperware
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Ziplock bags
  • Tea
  • Snacks
  • Spices

Toiletries:

  • Toiletry bag
  • Diva cup
  • Tampons and pads
  • Travel mirror
  • Nail clippers and tweezers
  • Shampoo and conditioner bars
  • Body lotion
  • Comb
  • Head bands and hair ties
  • Bar soap
  • Makeup and makeup remover
  • Chapstick
  • Hair product
  • Face Wash
  • Face Moisturizer with sunscreen
  • Sunscreen and aloe
  • Razors
  • Toothpaste, toothbrush, and floss
  • Deoderant
  • Wet wipes and sanitizer

Medicine:

  • Ibuprofen
  • Dramamine
  • Vapor Rub
  • Cough Drops
  • Midol
  • Anti-itch cream
  • Three months of prescriptions

Miscellaneous:

  • Swiss army knife/ multitool
  • Duct tape
  • Blanket
  • Lightweight absorbent towel
  • Combination lock
  • Umbrella
  • Extra wallet
  • Double bed sheets and pillowcases
  • Pillow
  • Cards and games
  • Calendar
  • Twi-english dictionary
  • Heavy-duty Scissors
  • Super glue
  • Sharpees
  • Journal
  • Pens
  • Pencil pouch
  • Notebook
  • Post-its
  • Batteries
  • Yellow card and extra passport photos
  • Bike helmet
  • Home stay gift: Photo book about Virginia, Virginia peanuts, and treats for kids