Europe What to Pack

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Europe What to Pack

  • Packing List

    Paris What to Pack

    While I try to take as little as possible these are some items that I must take along with me on most of my travels. I travel during any season and adjust my packing list according to the weather, type and length of travel. Following is just a sample of the items that I usually take along: For Paris, I usually take with me 2 pair of slacks one...

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  • Rain gear

    Amsterdam What to Pack

    Typical weather ranges from about 0 degrees Celsius in the depths of winter (although there is usually very little snow) to typically pleasant sunny days of +20 to 25C in the summer. However, the weather can be very unpredictable and change within a matter of hours even if it looks good to start with. Make sure you a warm coat, gloves, scarf and...

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  • Comfortable Shoes

    Rome What to Pack

    you must wear comfortable walking shoes or lightweight rubber shoes while going on a jaunt here in the fabled Eternal Eternal City of Rome and you can even use a walking cane is you need it to walk around as the area is quite packed full of hordes of tourists like me and most of the attractions can only be accessed by walking as the hop on hop on...

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  • Summer / Winter Clothes

    Barcelona What to Pack

    A big handbag which doesnt keep falling off your shoulder! Not only is it a pain, it also isnt safe from bag snatchers. Bag should be big enough to carry camera, papers, travel guide, water, juice, a thick shawl/sweater for when it gets chilly later in the day, a sandwich for when the only food you can find is expensive and not that great -like in...

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  • Weather-Related

    Stockholm What to Pack

    If you are planning to use the public transport from airport to the city you have to have convenient rollon luggage, I originally through of taking the train but found it maybe cheaper to get a cab. Stockholm is cold.. most of the time. My sister who lives there says so, she always suggest no matter the season always bring a Jacket / sweater. Even...

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  • General Packing Tips

    Florence What to Pack

    We went on July and it was very hot about 32 degrees, so all on our luggage was summer cloth, confortable shoes because you will walk a lot. If you go on winter well take all jumper, trousers, hats, etc is very very cold. Viajamos en Julio en pleno verano y hacía mucha calor sobre 32 grados, así ke toda la ropa de verano que echamos a veces no era...

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  • Packing List

    Dublin What to Pack

    Bring a Bag for shopping. They do not give out plastic bags, only paper. These will not hold up after a whole day of walking around. I would bring a cloth bag with handles, so that those souvenirs will find a comfy place. Temple Bar streets are not the cleanest, so shoes that can be cleaned in the wash are best. band aids for blisters from walking ...

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  • Weather

    Munich What to Pack

    Munich has a continental climate. However, because the city is located near the Alps, it is likely to rain often. Thunderstorms also often seem to appear out of the blue. Make sure you take your umbrella as well as long sleeved shirt and trousers in summer - just in case. The range of temperatures between day and night or summer and winter can...

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  • Exploring Holidays

    Crete Island What to Pack

    backpack cap, shorts, good shoes, sandals, sunglasses, the medicaments, especially when you are allergic to sun like me for example, something against diarrohea if your stomach is sensitive films for the camera or flash memory, the batteries for your cameras, tripod, sun blocker (high numbers especially in you go there in July and August),

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  • Good walking shoes & warm clothes

    Brugge What to Pack

    Lock it up with a pad lock folks. No joke! Take some crapy clothes with you. Then replace them with new cool new ones you buy alone the way. Donate you old ones to a hostel. Bring cold meds. They are hard to find in little towns. And of coarse there’s this old one: “Lay out all the clothes you want to take with you. Take out half the clothes and...

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  • Warm Raingear

    Tallinn What to Pack

    We were on a cruise ship so we didn't have to worry with luggage. But I have heard that one reason that cruise ships don't leave from Estonia is because the airport is not able to handle the luggage of cruise ship pax. So don't bring a lot of luggage Do bring warm clothes and sturdy walking shoes. Even though it was mid June, my granddaughter did...

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  • Clothing

    Dubrovnik What to Pack

    The women in Dubrovnik really seem to go all out, especially in the evening. Of course there are plenty of scruffy tourists too, but if you subscribe to the "when in Rome" philosophy, bring your poshest clothes and shoes.

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  • General advices

    Moscow What to Pack

    Despite the usual snowy image of Russia, summers in Moscow are hot, usually upwards of +25, and frequently over +30. Hence, pack plenty of summer clothing - especially as cheaper fashion such as, say, H&M, is harder to come by. And, in general, Moscow is expensive where clothes are concerned, designer or not. Comfortable shoes are again a must, but...

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  • Clothes

    Salzburg What to Pack

    although Spring and Summer are the Best times to visit The CHarming City of Salzburg in Central Austria as it is the best season to walk around the many attractions in and around the City, you must be prepared for any eventuality as even though spring weather in Salzburg is cold, you can experience unusual dry spell and even occasional spring rain...

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  • Guides

    Warsaw What to Pack

    It is so nice to hear that "In your pocket" guide about Warsaw is free both downloading from Internet and in paper form. Online version you could download at http://www.inyourpocket.com If you are interested in paper version, you could take it free at Tourism information center or at upper class hotels. I got also "Warsaw in short" guide, here I...

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  • Clothing

    Madrid What to Pack

    There's a craZy obsession in this city among adults and children alike for any kind of bag or case that's attached to wheels and pulled along. There are plenty of unlicensed wheelie-case drivers in the city, so I suggest that we need not encourage more!! Of course, on a more practical note, be prepared for plenty of stairs in the metro, so make...

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  • Protective Lotions

    Palma de Mallorca What to Pack

    Depending on the type of trip you are taking on Mallorca, you should adjust your baggage. If you are only coming on a weekend get-away, a large backpack will definitely hold enough. Otherwise, a suitcase will do. In the summer, you will definitely want to bring your bathing suit! Even in the late spring you might get lucky with some good weather....

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  • Miscellaneous

    Saint Petersburg What to Pack

    An excellent resource for information about travels to Eastern or Central Europe is "In Your Pocket". It provides information of more than 50 cities at the travel portal In Your Pocket . About 20 printed full city guides are available locally at various places. I got myself the St. Petersburg guide (150 Rubels, 2005) at the book shop "Anglia",...

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  • Weather

    Hamburg What to Pack

    If you visit in the winter (we went there in January) be sure and pack plenty of warm and waterproof gear. there is an extremely biting wind and it can rain and snow a fair bit. I suppose it is only to be expected bering in mind how near the Baltic it is. As always, do not forget to pack the camera. I was only using a small compact (one of the...

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  • Winter

    Innsbruck What to Pack

    During the winters,temperature can fall down to -10 at nights. So carry a lot of warm clothes. Gloves and a cap can always be purchased at the local markets. Carry a good pair of shoes..preferably leather as you can slip on ice with the regular keds. Gets pretty cold in the night..temperature can fall upto -15 sometimes..wise to cover yourself...

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  • Combined Suggestions

    Edinburgh What to Pack

    We were greeted, on leaving the train at Edinburgh, with a very cold wind, and we all did our best to pull jackets or sweaters from our luggage. (This was in May.) The weather was very crazy there. It was at different times cloudy, sunny, cloudy & raining, sunny & raining, very windy, chilly yet sunny, and even hailing...and that was all in the...

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  • Weather

    Bergen What to Pack

    As less bags as possible as you'll be tempted to walk a lot... Usually, on the western coast of Norway is raining but the temperature is not so low (it could be between 7-15 deg. C in May or even 20). Try to find a jacket (and some trousers) as "water proof" as possible and you don't need more than a normal pullover or a shirt under it. It could...

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  • Slovenian currencyn - Tolar

    Ljubljana What to Pack

    In 1991, Slovenia released its own currency, called the "Tolar", abbreviated as "SIT". In March, 2004, 100 Slovenian Tolars converted to $ .70 Canadian dollars, or $ .52 US dollars, or .42 Euros. The SIT later became obsolete, when it was replaced by the Euro. As of June 2007, 1 Euro is worth approx. $1.42 Canadian, or $1.33 USD.

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  • Rainy Days

    Manchester What to Pack

    Manchester is quite flat in the city centre so you can bring wheeled suitcase with you. You see a lot of people wheeling suitcases around in the early hours of the morning near picadilly train station. If you are travelling around on buses, metro, trains etc I would recommend wearing a bag pack as it is easier to travel with a rucksack rather than...

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  • luggage

    Sofia What to Pack

    I would suggest you to carry little luggage because here you can find almost everything and for very cheap prices. The climate is temperate so it depandes on the season. The winter usually is very cold and the summer often very hot. There are plenty of drug-stores here so I believe you can find almost everything you'd need. A camera would be...

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  • General Suggestions

    Albufeira What to Pack

    Light clothes in summer, flip-flops but also sneakers may be useful. mosquito repellents (even though I nver used it), sunblock, suntan lotion, aftersun etc etc digital camera sunglasses, shorts, swimwear

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  • Climate

    Skopje What to Pack

    Bring an empty bag to carry all the stuff you are going to buy. I spent 4 days in Skopje in early June, at it was already between 35 and 40 degrees during the day. Light clothes, hats, and sunscreen are required if you are going to be spending any time outside during daylight hours. Evenings cool down nicely, so bring some nice clothes (AMERICANS:...

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  • WEATHER

    Glasgow What to Pack

    The summer in Glasgow can be warm, but showers are a normal occurrence. So bring suitable lightweight waterproof clothing. Winter is very cold and yes more rain! So warm n waterproof is needed. There is a lot of beautiful architecture and natural aesthetic beauty in Glasgow and surrounding countryside. Bring a good camera ...even better is a...

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  • Windproofs & sweater

    Malmö What to Pack

    I wasnt wrapped up warm enough.As Copenhagen had been pretty mild that morning, I figured I'd be ok, but there is one hell of an icy chill from the sea! So put on your woollies :) Picture of Malmo port

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  • Bring a book

    Piran What to Pack

    After Yugoslavia is a marvellous book to either take with you or to read before you go. It offers impartial information on the regions history, both recent and past, as well as recounting the authors journey. It's written by Zoe Bran and published by Lonely Planet. Easily the best travel book I've read this year.

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  • Rain Gear

    Killarney What to Pack

    Wear sensible shoes or walking boots - you will do a lot of walking. In summer pack lightweight raingear & maybe a change of clothes in the event of a severe downpour & remember NO RAIN NO RAINBOW Make sure your camera is fully charged & you have plenty of memory

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  • Rain Gear

    Cork What to Pack

    Cork is probably one of the wettest places in Ireland so an unbrella is a must. Don't let that put you off though as it's also one of the sunniest - you just need a brolly for the showers!! Pop into Pennys or Dunnes on Patrick Street (the main street) for a cheap one if you're forgetful like me and have long since lost your last brolly :)

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  • Rain Gear

    Limerick What to Pack

    Most everyone when they think of Ireland they think of rain, rain and more rain but it's not always like that. If you are coming during the summer it is best to bring a mixture of clothing. This year we had very good weather during the summer months with only a couple of rainy days. So it was shorts and t-shirts for most everyone. Just to be on...

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  • Books

    Waterford What to Pack

    The book * Round Ireland with a fridge * written by Tony Hawks is an useful companion for an Ireland trip. It tells the true story of a bet that Tony cannot hitch hike around the circumference of Ireland with a fridge within one calender month. On his trip Tony visits many irish places and their unique people. The book is easy to read and gets you...

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  • Rain Gear

    Sligo What to Pack

    If you are going to be camping, then try and pack your bags as light as you can. It was very annoying for me leaving London with heavy luggage. make sure you bring a rain-coat, something warm, and something like a T Shirt. When i was there, the 1st 2 days it rained, the next days were very hot (in july), but got VERY cold in the evenings. You can...

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  • Hiking shoes

    Plitvicka Jezera National Park What to Pack

    I don’t usually build a tip about Packing but here I have to mention one thing, as it is really necessary. A pair of comfortable walking boots/ trainers. Whatever you think that is comfortable for you to walk 4 or 5 miles wear them.

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  • Dress for the weather

    Trondheim What to Pack

    It's a good idea to bring an all weather jacket. The weather seldom stays the same for long, and once you've desided to go out it might turn from sunshine to rain and wind. You should prepare for all kinds of weather in the summer: Bring both the t-shirt and the warm pullover. Depending on what you are going to take pictures of: A polarizer might...

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  • Toiletries & Medical Supplies

    Inishmore What to Pack

    When I was there the tab water was conterminated and we only were told in the pub at night. The only supermarket on the island closes at 5 or 6 so we had no chance to buy drinking water. Just be warned that there's only one shop in case you need one! There are a few tourist shops in Kilronan where you can get things like this - but it's definitely...

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  • Rain Gear

    Kilkenny What to Pack

    Good walking shoes, warm clothes and rain gear are a must. While in Kilkenny, it started to pour down rain and I had to take cover under a tree. Even with an umbrella, the rain will still find a way to get you wet! Be sure to have something to keep your camera dry when the rain comes. Oh, and it will surely come! While waiting for the rain to let...

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  • Paking list

    Banja Luka What to Pack

    When I was visiting the town, the weather was typical for the late spring, a slice of sun was followed by the rain. I was lucky to take the rainbow on the outskirts of the town on my way back to home.

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  • Umbrellas

    Alkmaar What to Pack

    Always wear comfy shoes. Make sure they are shoes you have broken in before or you will suffer for sure. The cobbles on the streets make it next to impossible to walk with shoes with a heel. Also make sure your shoes have a good cushion in the sole, otherwise your feet will suffer. Trust me....I know! If your camera takes batteries, buy plenty...

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  • Climate

    Jönköping What to Pack

    don't miss your umbrella!!! Rainy season: There is no special rainy season Avg. Temp. in Spring: max.: 3 – 16°C ( 38 - 60°F ); min: -2 - 5°C ( 28 - 41°F ) Avg. Temp. in Summer: max.: 19 – 21°C ( 66 - 70°F ); min: 10 - 12°C ( 50 - 53°F ) Avg. Temp. in Autumn: max.: 5 – 15°C ( 41 - 59°F); min: 0 - 7°C ( 32 – 45°F ) Avg. Temp. in Winter: max.: 0 –...

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  • Rain Gear

    Great Skelligs What to Pack

    I was happy to have brought a waterproof backpack. Without it everything I have brought would have been wet after the cruise to Skellig Michael! Hiking boots will help you climb the 680 stairs up to the top! Bring weatherproof clothes for the boat trip, I was soaked when we arrived at Skellig Michael because all the seaspray hit me. The boatmen...

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  • Misc Items

    Poltava What to Pack

    I took a small rucksack for our strolls around the city. If you do some shopping, you can always take a plastic bag at the cash-desk. Central Ukraine Guidebook by Andriy Ivchenko published in 2009 by Cartography Publishers (Kiev) came in handy. The book is in Ukrainian. It contains a lot of initial information about many places of Central Ukraine...

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  • Travel Light

    Suvereto What to Pack

    * Map and guidebook; * Crackers; * 2 Liter of water; * Fruit / power bars. Besides these items, doe have a look beneath here before you set of for a nice hike! Besides these items, doe have a look beneath here before you set of for a nice hike! * Hiking boots; * 1 extra t-shirt; * Shorts with many pockets; * Sunglasses; * Fleece type jacket; *...

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