Category Archives: Packing

Clothing Review for San Salvador

Here are some final thoughts on the clothing that Murray and I took to San Salvador. We each took a warm layer (fleece) for the airplane rides and I took a pair of socks. We both wore the fleeces and … Continue reading

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The Remaining Stuff

I have gone through the packing of clothes, dive gear, First Aid Kit, toiletries and the liquids bags. This last post is about all those other items that we take with us. Once again, the general list is reviewed and … Continue reading

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Liquids Bags for Travelling Carry On

One of the most important aspects of traveling with carry on luggage is the liquids. All liquids must fit into a 1 litre ziploc bag and, individually, must be no bigger than 100 ml. This can be quite a challenge. … Continue reading

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Toiletries for San Salvador, Bahamas

Murray and I use the same list of toiletries for packing. It is always the same, no matter the trip we are taking – scuba diving or touring. We each have our own preferences and do carry our own stuff. … Continue reading

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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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