Budget Travel Tips: Essential Travel Gear & Items

Going through all of the things I'm traveling with, while in my hotel room in Bangkok, Thailand. Note: See the full list of items below! PLANNING A BUDGET TRAVELING TRIP?? "Gabe's Guide to Budget Travel" is a travel guidebook that's packed with practical travel info, tips and tricks. And it's just $10 on Amazon! Click here for more info: http://www.amazon.com/Gabes-Guide-Budget-Travel-Tricks/dp/1470155141/ Or feel like reading something fun, adventurous and inspiring? "Following My Thumb" by Gabriel Morris features 26 adventure travel stories from around the world. It's also available on Amazon here: http://www.amazon.com/Following-My-Thumb-Gabriel-Morris/dp/1846948495/ Lots more adventure travel at: http://gabrieltraveler.com Follow me on twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gabrieltravel Video created by Gabriel Morris, who is the owner of all video or photo content. See more below. Gabriel Morris is a world traveler and travel writer who has been adventuring around the world off and on since his first trip to Europe in the summer of 1990.

He is author of "Following My Thumb", a collection of 26 exciting and hilarious autobiographical travel stories from his worldly wanderings during the 1990s; and of several other books. Visit http://gabrieltraveler.com for lots more info about his travel writing, photography, videos, budget travel tips and much more. Thanks a lot for watching, and safe journeys! List of backpacking items: -backpack -daypack -blanket -sarong (or other piece of cloth for laying on the sand, etc.) -sun hat -lightweight towel -pocketknife -sunglasses -headlamp/flashlight -camera, tripod, extra batteries & SD cards -lighter/matches -books/journal/pen -chapstick -extra batteries -soap/shampoo -toilet paper -moleskin (for blisters) -needle/thread -scissors -watch/clock -wallet w/ID, etc. -fingernail clippers -ear plugs/sleeping mask -playing cards/hacky sack -small padlock -bicycle lock (for locking your backpack on trains or at hostels) -voltage converter (if needed) -socket adapter (so that you can plug devices from your country into other country's electrical outlets) -band-aids, Advil, medications Budget Travel Tips: Essential Travel Gear & Items