Packing List: Everest Base Camp Trek

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So you’ve decided to trek to Everest Base Camp but you’re unsure how to pack light when you know you won’t be able do laundry. Been there! This list is exactly what I took for our 11 day/10 night trek, and notes on what I learned along the way. Though everyone’s needs are different, hopefully this post can help you … Read More

Packing List: Petra in Winter

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If you’re a woman planning a trip to the Middle East, you’ve undoubtedly questioned what is acceptable to wear. Visiting in the summer means it can be quite tricky to keep cool while staying modest (check out my Egypt packing list for ideas on that). But if you’re visiting in winter, it’s easy because you’ll want to be bundled up anyway! … Read More

Packing List: Nile River Cruise

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Egypt’s climate in the summer is pretty much going to be hot! If you’ve been considering a trip, you’ve undoubtedly had questions on what to wear to stay cool while keeping modest. Below you’ll find our packing list for eight days spent in Cairo and on a Nile River Cruise during August/September. Iylana’s list for the ladies is first, followed by a … Read More

Packing List: Turkey in Summer

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Turkey has varied climates and seasons, from hot coastal summers to snowy winters. Even in the summer when temperatures soar, it may be quite cool at night in some parts. So the key is to dress in layers! Below you’ll find our packing list for two weeks spent in Istanbul, Kusadasi, and Cappadocia during August/September. Iylana’s list for the ladies is first, … Read More