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What travel equipment am I taking with me

So I thought I would list what I am taking on this trip, bearing in mind I am backpacking through many countries so I have gone for lightweight stuff to easily carry in my backpack. I must point out that these are my choices based upon my own preference and research and I will update you as I travel and use the equipment on whether its good, relevant or lacking in some way.

Main Items


Osprey Men’s Farpoint 70 Travel Pack, Jasper Red, Medium/Large [amazon_link asins=’B014EBKVPE’ template=’ProductAd’ store=’httpwwwfahdes-21′ marketplace=’UK’ link_id=’31f7203d-a561-11e8-8104-07b5a76ca274′]

I spent quite a bit of time online and visiting travel shops to find the one I felt most comfortable with. If you go to YouTube and search osprey you can watch many people packing them and showing you the pros and cons of each size. I chose the red colour as I noticed at airport carousels more are black or grey than any other colour, so I figured it would work out easier to find mine.

Sleeping Bag

Because I am staying in Hostels to keep the cost of travelling down I needed a good but lightweight sleeping BagAfter again lots of searching I opted for the following
Snugpak 1 Season Travelpak Sleeping Bag available at Gapyeartravel.com

Good walking shoes

Again I needed lightweight and above all comfortable so I went with these

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