What to pack for a city break, hiking break or summer break - MapADay

What to pack for a city break, hiking break or summer break

Article By: Dan Hill, June 2020

Packing

For the last 5 years or so, everytime I travel, I've been referring back to a travel packing list that I've been maintaining in the Notes app on my iPhone. The lists have evolved but they have served me well - now I rarely forget to pack something essential.

I've divided up the items based upon travel destination. Wherever I go, I start with the Travel, Accomodation & City Break packing lists, and build up from these (e.g. by adding the items on the Hiking or Summer break lists.

I've added links to example products for your convenience (many of which I have tried and tested) - and apologies that the clothing links to men's items - I plan to add links for women in the near future.

1. Travelling

No matter where you go, some things are always essential for travelling:

2. Accomodation

3. City Break

My city breaks are generally characterised by day-time walking (a lot) around city streets and visiting outdoor locations (such as squares, monuments and markets) and indoor locations (such as galleries, museums and cafes). I might be utilising various forms of transportation including:

  • Walking
  • Scooters & Bikes
  • Taxis
  • Trams
  • Buses
  • Metros & Tains

Here's my list city break packing list:

4. Hiking Break

I start with the Travel, Accomodation & City Break packing lists, then add:

5. Summer Break

I start with the Travel, Accomodation & City Break packing lists, then add

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