Going on a month-long trip with only a backpack is a bit challenging. If you like to dress up and also be practical at the same time, coming up with a 1-month backpacking list might be a headache to think of.
It took me a lot of time to list all the things I need for at least a month trip. It was for my first solo travel when I was 23 years old. I was very excited but also anxious about what to bring. I vividly remember that I search a lot of guides on the internet just to complete the packing list that best suits me.
I have to say, I was bold to travel Southeast Asia alone! It was the best thing I did and I am very happy with my experience.
So if you are planning to travel for at least 1 month or more, I want to share my packing list.
My ultimate 1-month backpacking list
- Tops (1 Sleevess, 1 Longsleeve, 1 shirt, 1 crop top, 1 off-shoulder)
- Loose trousers
- Shorts (1 denim, 1 light, 1 casual)
- Bra (2 basic bras, 1 strapless)
- Underwear (7 pieces)
- Swimsuit (1 pair)
- Socks (2 pairs)
- Small bag
- Crocs / Slipper
- Fiber towel
- Laptop with charger
- Phone with charger
- External Hard drive
- Memory card
- Camera with charger, batteries, and selfie stick/tripod
- Universal Travel Adaptor
Toiletries and others:
- Toothbrush and toothpaste
Note: You can buy other toiletries in your destination so no need to bring a lot! However, here are the things I brought with me!
I was using an Osprey Backpack that I bought 6 years ago. It is an Osprey Stratos 50 Men’s Backpacking Backpack. Until now, I am still using it so I highly recommend it.
I have a sack backpack for my essentials such as my passport and my laptop. It was a custom bag. It was very practical to have a small bag for easy access to the things we need during the whole travel process.
Conclusion: I am very happy with the things I brought to my trip and I even had space to bring souvenirs back home. Hope you can use this list and if you think I should bring any important things on my travel. Feel free to comment below!
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