Our Ultimate Packing Tips for Female Backpackers This will make you or break you. I highly recommend the backpack I use, the Kelty Redstone 60 L Charcoal backpack. It’s a bit pricey (I found it on sale!), but it’s an investment if you want to travel long term. Price is definitely a big factor when choosing a backpack. If you can’t afford one right away and you have some time before your trip, put aside some money so you can purchase a quality backpack (Kach used to have a Numinous Pack).
We arrived back to the states with a strong idea of what worked, and what we would needed to change for the second leg of our journey. And don’t forget to check Angel’s list too. So without further ado, here is everything I packed for Southeast Asia.