Category Archives: Packing

Minimalist First Aid Kit for San Salvador, Bahamas

We take a First Aid Kit with us everywhere we go. The size of the kit varies greatly depending on the type of trip and destination. When we went to Myanmar the kit was extensive as we did not know … Continue reading

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Back to the Essence

This blog was started with the idea we could pass on some ideas as to how to pack using carry on luggage only. Our methods will not be for everyone, but it can be done. We have failed to go … Continue reading

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Dive Gear for Scuba Diving in San Salvador, Bahamas

We have a general packing list that includes warm water and cold water scuba dive gear. Before each dive trip we go through the list and cross off the items we do not need. For our scuba diving trip to … Continue reading

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Packing for San Salvador, Bahamas – Murray’s Clothes

Murray’s clothing for San Salvador is more straightforward than mine. Men vs women? Not being a slave to fashion? Maybe some of both! Murray’s clothes are basically shorts and T shirts. Dive Daytime 1 Short sleeved dive shirt (packed) 1 … Continue reading

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Packing for San Salvador, Bahamas – Debbie’s Clothes

We are 9 sleeps away from our trip to San Salvador, one of the islands in the Bahamas. We have started to organize our clothes and dive gear and pack our carry on luggage. In my posts after we came … Continue reading

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Backcountry Packing List Review

When I packed my pack for our backcountry day trips, I threw into the bottom of the pack the items that I thought I would not use – toilet paper, first aid kit, warm shirts, extra socks and Gortex jacket. … Continue reading

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Backcountry Skiing Packing List

Now that I have added backcountry skiing to my repertoire of sports and reasons to travel, I need a packing list. Murray has one but it is hand written. Time for the official Backcountry Skiing – Day Trips Packing List. … Continue reading

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Murray’s Clothing for Myanmar

Murray is not as particular with his clothing as I am. Not sure why. For me it is a fine art of finding the best clothes to keep me cool, dry, warm and respectable. Not for my man, Mur. “Throw … Continue reading

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Debbie’s Clothing for Myanmar

We have been pulling out our travel gear and clothes over the last couple of weeks in preparation for our trip to Myanmar and I think I have my clothing picked out. Because we are limited to 15 lbs (7 … Continue reading

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Myanmar and the Maldives – Luggage Woes (a new direction)

Our upcoming trip has been on the back burner for too long and it is time to resume work on our preparations for Myanmar and the Maldives. In the past month I have made a giant step and purchased dive … Continue reading

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