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Written by Kobus on December 22, 2010

Advice and packing lists for all types of travel. We have compiled years of good and bad gear choices, relevant whether you are backpacking Europe, overlanding in Africa, or setting up your mobile office.

Packing Advice: choosing gear and tips for packing lightPacking Lists: Overlanding, backpacking, office, and camera equipment listschoosing gear

Gear you Think you Need to Pack, but Really Don’t

Gear you Think you Need to Pack, but Really Don’t

A list of things that travelers often carry with them, but aren’t necessary. Includes general items and gear specific to backpacking.

Matching gear to your travel style

Matching gear to your travel style

How to choose gear that fits your travel style. Including advice on packing for backpack trips and travel with a vehicle.

Driving Africa and Camping Packing List

Packing List: 4x4 Overlanding in Africa

Full packing list for overlanding South and East Africa, mostly camping. Including vehicle parts, clothing, camping, cooking, and other gear.

Photography Equipment Packing Lists

Packing List: Photography Equipment

A complete list of camera gear to take on the road, including gear that is optional and items not to take. Specifics on lenses, brands and accessories.