Asia What to Pack

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Asia What to Pack

  • Lightweight Clothing

    Bangkok What to Pack

    Ensure that light weighted luggage bags are brought along with you and maybe extra bags if you are hoping to do a lot of shopping A shawl, sun block, shades, open light weight shoes and clothing, mostly shorts will help you to avoid the heat in the country Moisturizers are a must to keep your skin smooth and nice since the heat is terrible in...

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  • Clothing for Humid & Tropical Weather

    Singapore What to Pack

    when going to hot and humid Singapore. It is best to bring extra light colored t-shirts and athletic of jogging shorts rather than dark colored shirts or jeans as the dark colored shirts tend to absorb more heat rather than reflect the heat of the sun. Singapore is a tropical and humid country and it sits just accros the sea hence light colored...

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  • Clothes

    Kuala Lumpur What to Pack

    Pack light weight clothes, the weather is HOT & HUMID! Bring clothes that are modest if you intend to show respect for the values of this society. If you forget to bring an extra pair of glasses, and you need an extra pair, simply take your broken glasses to a 'Speck-Shop' and in a short time you will be seeing clearly again! At this shop,...

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  • *General Advices

    Tokyo What to Pack

    like what I've said at my many packing list tips, it is best to bring a large but ultra light luggage with strollers and an extra foldable bag with strollers for your extra hand carry items if you have the temptation to shop at your destination and hence saving on the expense of buying extra bags for the extra luggage spaces for the things you...

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  • Essentials to Bring

    Seoul What to Pack

    Korea has stairs, lots of them. Therefore it's best to leave the gigantic wheeled bag at home if you are going to be relying on moving around the city by subway or walking many places with your stuff. Summer is the rainy season. Bring shoes that can get wet or at least dry out quickly if you are planning on traveling in June and July. No need to...

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  • Clothing & Shoes

    Ho Chi Minh City What to Pack

    you can buy class A counterfeit Bags like Kipling, Samsonite, Mango, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Etc. at Lucky Plaza Mall, Benh Than Market and lot of other stores in District 1 and at the nguyen hue boulevard facing the ho chi minh statue or at the nearby Dong Khoi Street just parallel to Nguyen Hue Boulevard plus really cheap silk bags for the...

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  • Buy from Lahore

    Lahore What to Pack

    As there are many cheap buyings in Lahore Plz dont load yourself with heavy load of extra luggage ans bags. When you arrive at lahore just relax for a while and make a shopping trip to a nice shopping mall and buy anything you like...every thing is so cheap.... Lahore's climate is very hot in Summer & the temprature goes bit high as well so it is...

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  • General List

    Delhi What to Pack

    Hair shampoo and conditioner - water in Delhi may be safe but just as you do your final rinse, your hair can get so stiff. So stiff that sliding your palm over may be painful to your scalp. So bring lots and lots of hair shampoo and conditioner....

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  • Toiletries & Medical Supplies

    Phnom Penh What to Pack

    WHEN TRAVELLING ON DAILY TRIPS I ALWAYS CARRY IN THE TROPICS: A SMALL BACKPACK WITH FOLLOWING ITEMS: PLENTY OF FRESH DRINKING WATER (ALWAYS CHECK THE SEAL ON THE CAP TO MAKE SURE THAT IT IS NOT A REFILL: ANOTHER DEFINATE ITEM I CARRY IS A RELIABLE MOSQUITO AND INSECT REPELLANT: GOOD COMFORTABLE WALKING /HIKING BOOTS/SHOES: A SMALL ROLLED UP PONCHO...

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  • What you need to pack in

    Hyderabad What to Pack

    Well - You would get all the things in hyderabad. But for the sight viewing - I would suggest to carry water bottles & tissues rest in your hotel :) Cotton Clothes, comfort shoe or slippers & a hat....

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  • Warm Clothes

    Nathia Gali What to Pack

    I would recommend backpacks as they are easy to carry especially if you do not have personal transport. Also bring a small backpack which you may carry while trekking. You must have proper hiking shoes or sneakers. Better leave your normal open shoes at home! Its better to bring important medicines with you as hospital is far away and doctor might...

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  • Clothes

    Hong Kong What to Pack

    If you are planning on doing some hiking, then bring combat pants/trousers . Can buy toiletries And medical supplies in Mannings or Watsons should you need to stock up. You can buy camping or outdoor gear very cheaply in HK. Bring to TWO passport sized photos if you want a visa done for China or elsewhere that needs a visa.

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  • Summer Clothing

    Pakistan What to Pack

    Lightweight, cotton clothes suffice except in north in winter. Men wear suits for business meetings, social events. Casual shalwar suits are worn by all women and most men in public. Women should dress modestly. Jeans and Pants are very common in ordinary public.

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  • complete list

    Nepal What to Pack

    Fo Day Sack Pouch Money (Debit Card etc) Passport Air-Tickets Train Tickets Insurance Flight Sweets Address book Visa application form (Dowloaded and filled in with photo stuck in place) Wear on the journey out there Boots Thurlo socks Walking Trousers T shirt Fleece Nepal Kit List (Trekking) Rucksack and Pro-Tector Good Sleeping Bag (Buy...

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  • Bring an Empty Bag

    Bangkok What to Pack

    I always make it a point to bring a large but ultra light luggage in any of my travels, both near and far as you would not know if you would buy a lot of stuff at your destination or not and it is better to come prepared! I also bring a foldable bag with stroller inside the luggage bag of mine as to take advantage of the 7 kilos (16 pound)...

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  • Umbrella & Raingear

    Singapore What to Pack

    It really depends on you. I always travel with a big Longchamp shoulder bag which houses all my gadgets, makeup and wallet. But most guys travel with knapsacks. Don't worry too much as Singapore is a safe country. I haven't heard of any theft or snatchers here. COMFIEST shoes you can ever find. You'll be walking all over. Bring disposable...

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  • Umbrella

    Kuala Lumpur What to Pack

    Umbrella for travelling anywhere in Malaysia. It can be hot (30'C), and it can rain. So it serves dual purposes. I would say right now...it's terribly hot in the early afternoon (that is from 10am to 3.30pm; approximately); then it rains cats and dogs from 4.00pm to 7.00pm. Normally after a hot, humid day, it will rain at night. The monsoon...

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  • Rain Gear

    Tokyo What to Pack

    if you plan to visit Japan and tokyo during the fall season, you better bring umbrellas and rain coats or other rain gear handy as this is also the time of occasional thunderstorms and showers and even in the summer season, they have the occasional thunder storms hence umbrellas are a must and you can buy them at any convenience store if you did...

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  • Ready for the Weather

    Seoul What to Pack

    Seoul is a shoppers nirvana catering to all budgets and tastes. If you have forgotten something make a beeline to E- Mart, a local, mid priced supermarket where you will find most things you need on your trip. Seoul have cold but pleasantly sunny winters. Cotton jackets and coats are not suitable for the dry cold which will seep into your bones if...

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  • Weather Gear

    Ho Chi Minh City What to Pack

    The popular Vietnamese Straw hat not only protects you from the sun but also from rain sinece it's waterproof! Straw hats are a generic in asia an most asian countries like china, korea, cambodia, philippines, malaysia, etc have their straw hats and are basically made from dried straws and are made into different designs but the vietnamese straw...

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  • Clothing / Shoes

    Delhi What to Pack

    Good quality of strolleys as roads are not very good. Sunglasses in summers and overcoat in winters Sleeveless tops and shorts, sleepers in summers (from april to october) and sweaters,jackets, warm socks and comfortable shoes in winters(december to february), november and march are very pleasant. In august and september, one should carry umbrella...

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  • Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear

    Phnom Penh What to Pack

    It is hot in Cambodia. When visiting Siem Reap, wear open, hiking shoes so you can visit as much as you can. You will be tempted to buy a hat if you don't bring one with you. If you ride in motorcycles and you don't like to ruin your hairdo, wear, by all means, a hat.

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  • Shoes/hiking boots

    Hong Kong What to Pack

    A sturdy bag with wheels ( not to heavy) as you do have a strict weight restriction on domestic flights. Best to take layers as the weather chaged from hot to cool just in the few days we were there. ( october). Comfortable shoes Take anti histamine and throat losengers and an antibiontic as part of your medical kit . Wished I had some as the...

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  • clothing

    Nepal What to Pack

    There are a Lot of things that you can buy Very Cheaply in Kathmandu for your trek, Down Sleeping Bags and Down Jackets, Adequate fleeces, Windstoppers, Waterproof Jackets (They say “Gortex” on the label and invariably aren’t – But they keep you dry enough but don’t expect them to breath !!), Trekking socks and trekking trousers. But Personally...

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  • Buy things from Pakistan

    Pakistan What to Pack

    Girls, don't bring too much "stuff" with you to Pak. Women's clothing is so cheap and you will want to be sensitive to the way women dress in Pak, so buy your Shalwar Kameez when you arrive. They are so comfortable and cheap. The colours will blow your mind too. Shoes galore! So much available from markets. I would take some Imodium next time i go....

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  • Dress Code for Temples

    Bangkok What to Pack

    If you're planning to go to any temples, the Grand Palace in particular, make sure you bring some lightweight clothing that covers your shoulders and legs. When I went to the Grand Palace I wore light combat trousers which I was able to roll up to the knee while walking around the city and down to my ankle when in the palace. I took a sarong to...

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  • Sunblock

    Singapore What to Pack

    Leave that luggage if you are not going to stay too long. As you can almost get anything u need here & cheap. there's always a shop near the corner and lots of 24hours store to purchase those. Even if you are ready to make a big spending on your shopping. You can use the Singapore Postal Service to Mail your shopping item home. if you don't need to...

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  • Knowledge

    Tokyo What to Pack

    Make sure to get a small pocket Japanese-English dictionary if you are travelling in Japan. Most of the people living in the province or the outskirts of Japan don't speak English at all! The map is also a good thing to pack. If you don't have any, it is best to stop at any Information Center. Most of the guides at the Info Center can speak...

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  • Clothing

    Seoul What to Pack

    A Big 24" luggage (preferably extendable and of light material) and a little carry-around bag for the to keep your important stuffs inside. (for autumn and start of winter... that's the time I went, so I'm not quite sure about the rest of the seasons) Thermal wear, plain comfy clothes and a good down-feather or appropriate autumn/winter coat....

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  • Photo Equipment

    Delhi What to Pack

    In summer it gets pretty hot thru most of India, so get clothes to see you thru the hot and sometimes humid weather. Floaters/ sandals etc would work well for footwear-in summer. In winter, it gets pretty cold (goes down to about 2 degrees cel) during part of december, january and the first half of Feb. So carry suitable clothing. In the south...

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  • Luggage And Bags

    Phnom Penh What to Pack

    Our Cambodian style of packing, Oh Yeah. This picture is taken from the border crossing between Bavet of Cambodia and Mocbai of Vietnam. As usual you need to fill up some troublesome forms and open your luggage for inspection but that's fun I think, just enjoy. One more thing I noticed everytime while crossing the border, most tourists will show...

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  • Umbrellas

    Hong Kong What to Pack

    Leave your favourite and probably expensive umbrella at home. Downpours in Hong Kong can be short but neverthless annoying. If you are caught unawares you can buy an umbrella very cheaply from markets all over Hong Kong. I have also seen them in fashion stores such as H&M. Surprisingly, locally bought umbrellas are decent quality though I dont...

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  • documents

    Nepal What to Pack

    Insurance is Very Important in Nepal, You need to have a policy that includes High Altitude Trekking (Obviously if you don’t intend trekking then this does not apply) and make sure that it covers “Helicopter Rescue ” (Casualty Evacuation). Then Once you arrive in Nepal and before you go trekking you Must register your insurance with whoever will...

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  • Comfortable walking shoes

    Bangkok What to Pack

    Bring an extra collapsible bag with you for all your victory goods. You'll need it, trust me. or you can buy that bag from the city itself, but why spent extra on such stuff when you can spend it on new clothes? Best is sandals for shopping, or flats, or anything you can slip in and out easily. If you're going to temples, another pair of sneakers...

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  • Travel Adaptors and Electronics

    Singapore What to Pack

    the best way to enjoy Singapore is to really have powerful compact ultra zoom cameras like the Nikon cool Pix 810 which has a 42X optical zoom or a Canon Powershot SX 40 with a 35X Optical zoom plus having an extra camera that is water proof and drop proof like an Olympus Tough 810 Series of a Panasonic Lumix Series. You need it to be able to zoom...

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  • Just In Case...

    Tokyo What to Pack

    During WW2 d-day landings it is said that condoms provided for British soldiers were marked "XXL - British troops only". This was a rather obvious morale-boosting initiative. Quite what the Americans thought to it I have no idea. Anyway the point is that Japanese condoms are different from American / European ones. I've heard some claim that they...

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  • Other Things

    Seoul What to Pack

    Bring some anti-bacterial toilettes and a little pack of toilet paper with you when you are touring around town. They come in very handy. I recommend this for anywhere in S.E. Asia. Bring some anti-bacterial toilettes and a little pack of toilet paper with you when you are touring around town. They come in very handy. I recommend this for anywhere...

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  • Camera

    Hong Kong What to Pack

    extra luggage is a must. no one should leave hongkong with the same number of bags that they went into it. comfortable shoes is a MUST.. have mercy on your feets there are a lot of 7/11, mannings, watsons, etc around the city bring lots of film or memory spaces!! you dont want to miss that shot

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  • medication

    Nepal What to Pack

    REHYDRATION TREATMENT SACHETS!! This is THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF YOUR FIRST AID KIT when trekking in a place like Nepal. When you have diarrhoea, you get dehydrated and lose all the essential salts and sugars your body needs from your food as well as water. Therefore you MUST replace them using rehydration salts dissolved in the correct amount of...

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  • Sunblock - Sunscreen

    Bangkok What to Pack

    if you have a fair complexion and is afraid of getting sun burned or having an accidental tan when walking around the hot and humid bangkok area, then it is best to bring sun block lotion or spray with you that is small and portable so that you can splash it easily to your face, neck, shoulers and hand! you can do this every 2 hour interval to...

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  • Expense

    Tokyo What to Pack

    CASH and LOTS of it!! I was actually here 'on business', had to pick up some papers, so I wasn't looking at buying much. But as it was my first time, I just decided to turn the rest of the day into a quick adventure. I took out 300 dollars from my bank account (when I finally found my bank...) Nevertheless, with my day ticket, batteries for my...

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  • Books

    Hong Kong What to Pack

    Pack guide books... a bottle of sunblock lotion (if you're visiting in the summer!)... and toiletries. These items are all relatively expensive in Hongkong compared to the U.S.A. and Europe. :-( However, DON'T PACK camera film... video film... audio tapes... and batteries... because they are ALL bargains in Hongkong! 'Those who visit foreign...

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  • Toiletries

    Nepal What to Pack

    One of the best packing decisions I made was to bring along 3 packs of travel size wet ones. They're moist towelettes. I figured with all the dust around I'd use them to clean my face and hands. As it turned out I used them for a totally different purpose. Trekking during winter we weren't allowed to shower in case we picked up a cold. Enter the...

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  • Umbrella & Raingear

    Bangkok What to Pack

    if you plan to visit thailand in general and bangkok in particular, during the rainy season in thailand (usually starts from june to october) like we did in october this year (2012). then prepare to bring a small and lightweight portable umbrella that you can neatly fold for easy storage on you bag or just by them at any of the markets, night...

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  • Mosquito & Insect Repellent

    Bangkok What to Pack

    Bring the least items as possible. MOST things in Thailand are cheaper than in US, NZ, AUS, Europe,... So you an take lots back with you. Sandals Unless you are working in an office - good office has good air conditioning! Medical supplies go to: Cox Laboratories Tablet, Capsule, Liquid preparation, Ointment/Cream, Sterile eye preparation....

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