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hong kong, kit list, what to pack -

Hong Kong is a sprawling, chaotic, historically important and stunning metropolis on China's south coast, almost entirely surrounded by the South China Sea. Whilst generally considered a densely populated mega-city, Hong Kong is much more than this, covering almost 3,000 square kilometers and boasting over 200 islands. That makes travel over water as common as travel over land, and gives travelers a wide range of different things to do. This Kit List covers what Ohkari perceives to be the key items that any traveler should take on a trip to Hong Kong.   THE NECESSARIES: Lightweight, sturdy bag with good...

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iceland, kit list, norway, what to pack -

Written by Kevin Munsey, worldwide explorer and incredible photographer. See more of his work on Instagram @kmun71 MUST HAVE: 4 season tent (wind and weather are unpredictable in both countries) and footprint to save your tent bottom 20 degree sleeping bag - I use a down and synthetic hybrid from REI’s flash series Sleeping pad with R-value of 5+ - staying warm is key to good night’s sleep! Day pack with rain cover or a dry bag like the one you sent along - it works nicely as a backpack and I found it entirely leakproof JetBoil and camp fuel...

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beach, kit list, summer -

If you are heading out to a beach you are going to expect sun, sand and sea. Whilst this is true (unless you are going to a pebble beach in Wales), its important to prepare a little in advance to make sure you can enjoy the day to the full and stay cool! This all points towards one thing; a bag. A smartly-stocked beach bag is crucial and below we talk a little bit about what to include and what to leave at home.   THE BEACH KIT LIST: Speakers - Awesome if you are in a group and want...

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kit list, south italy, what to pack -

Written by Alex Varilone, travel superstar and all-round awesome soul Aaaaahh il bel paese. Caffé. Amore. Pizza. Italy is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, and rightly so. With beaches to rival the Bahamas, food so delicious that even your taste buds won’t be prepared, and the most welcoming and friendly human beings on the planet, you’ve chosen your next holiday spot well. It may seem strange to have a kit list solely for the south but believe me, the mezzogiorno as it is otherwise known, is a whole other country. Italy was only ‘unified’ in...

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kit list, north india, what to pack -

India is one of the most diverse and magical countries on the planet. It is also vast beyond your imagination, with a stunning array of different cultures, languages, foods, histories, trades, climates, sports...(the list goes on and on). This is precisely why it is often difficult to pack for India.  This Kit List focuses on North India, more specifically travel in the Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.  A few essentials (most of which are available in our shop) Sandals or flip flops: slip on/off, ideal for the many times in India where you will need to remove your...

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