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How To Pack For 30 Day Family Trip With Just Carry On Bags


How To Pack For a 30-Day Family Trip With Just Carry-On Bags

by , December 5, 2017

Hey there, my family and I took a 30-day trip through Northern Italy and we did it without checking any bags. Maybe you think that sounds tricky. Well, I don’t want to spoil the ending, but it was awesome! We flew into Venice and changed towns every 3 to 6 days. If we hadn’t traveled light, it wouldn’t have been nearly as fun. So how’d we do it? What did we bring? Would we do it differently next time? Watch the video and you’ll find out.

The Whole Video:

Quick Links:
Bags: https://youtu.be/GL0mlR6EQl4?t=2m39s
Clothes for men: https://youtu.be/GL0mlR6EQl4?t=6m50s
For the ladies: https://youtu.be/GL0mlR6EQl4?t=22m32s
Kids: https://youtu.be/GL0mlR6EQl4?t=28m5s

Packing List:

Me – On the Plane:

Bags – Tom Bihn Synapse 19, Tom Bihn Pilot

Shirts – Patagonia Men’s Capilene Daily T-Shirt, Wool & Prince Spread Collar Gray Oxford

Pants – Bluffworks Chinos

Socks – FITS Ultra Light Runner

Shoes – Sanuk Vista

Undies – Wool & Prince Updated Boxers

Sunglasses – Spy Broderick

In my backpack:

Packing Cube #1 –

2 – FITS Ultra Light Runner socks

1 – Bluffworks Chinos

1 – Royal Robbins Traveler Stretch Short

Packing Cube #2 –

1 – Patagonia Men’s Capilene® Daily T-Shirt

1 – Smartwool NTS Micro 150 Pattern Tee

2 – Wool & Prince Boxers

Packing Cube #3 –

Flip Flops

Small Tom Bihn Shop Bag

Hat – Helen Kaminski Hemi

Tom Bihn Side Effect

Camera Battery Charger

RAVPower 30W quick charge 3.0 wall charger

& 20100mah portable charger

3 – USB Cables

Plug Converter (generic)

Tom Bihn Stuff Sack

Parker Travel Safety Razor,

Shaving brush and soap,

Shampoo bar, Bandaids,

Sunscreen, Floss, Radius

Travel Toothbrush

Kent Folding Pocket Comb and Folding Brush

Parker Full Size Travel Brush, Parker Mach 3 Travel Razor, Parker Sandalwood & Shea Butter Travel Shaving Soap

In my camera bag:

Tom Bihn Passport Pouch, passport

4 camera batteries, 4 memory cards

3 TB pouches, Aladdin Eye-Lite,

Small Tripod, Camera Remote,

Big Idea Design Ti Click RT Pen,

Matador Mini Pocket Blanket,

18 oz. Hydro Flask,

Peak Design Leash Camera Strap

Padded Camera Insert

3 lenses, blower, Sony a7s II,

RØDE VideoMicro

Tom Bihn 3D Organizer Cube

Bose QC20 noise canceling earbuds

Etymotic Research ER•20 XS High-Fidelity Earplugs

Nite Ize S-Biner MicroLock

My Wife On The Plane:


Bra & Undies




Tom Bihn Cafe Bag

Tom Bihn Aeronaut 45

SCOTTeVEST Lucy Cardigan

In Her Aeronaut 45:

Shoes (thongs)

13 Pair Undies

OluKai Ho’opio (flip flops)

Helen Kaminski Hats

(Caicos & Rollable Raffia Visor)

Fiona Hat from Sunday Afternoons

Tom Bihn Organizer Pouch w/ Jewlery

3 Tom Bihn Packing Cubes

Tom Bihn Spiff Kit & Spiff Kit Deluxe

25x Contact Lenses

3 Pairs Secret Sleuth Socks from Smartwool

1 Swimsuit

1 Bra

2 Tanktops


Large Tom Bihn Shop Bag

Tom Bihn Travel Stuff Sack

Travel Flat Iron

3 Hairbrushes

8 Hairclips

2x humangear GoTubb

30 Daily Vitamins


3 Brush On Block Sunscreen

Shaver & Nail Clippers

Makeup w/ 6 Makeup Brushes

Q-Tips & Tweezers

RADIUS TOUR Travel Toothbrush

8 Hair Rubberbands

Tom Bihn 3D Organizer Cube

Patagonia Kamala Skirt

Patagonia Kamala Keyhole Dress

Patagonia Lithia Skirt

Smartwool Fern Lake Dress

prAna Deedra Skirt

prAna Solana Dress

prAna Monarch Skirt

Smartwool Sloans Lake Dress

Toad&Co Long Island Dress

Royal Robbins Discovery Strider Skirt

Royal Robbins Noe Short Sleeve Shirt

UE ROLL Bluetooth Speaker

Beastie Massage Ball


In Deena’s Cafe Bag:

International Driving Permit


18oz. Hydro Flask

Glasses w/ Case


Tom Bihn Q-Kit

Decibullz Bluetooth Earphones

Tom Bihn 3D Organizer Cube

Tom Bihn 3D Organizer Cube, Clear

Tom Bihn Passport Holder & Passport

Tom Bihn Organizer Wallet

Tom Bihn Stuff Sack

Kindle, Pen, GoBites Duo

Sun Bum Signature SPF 50 Sunscreen

Eye Drops, Lotion, Contacts Case

My Boy On The Plane:

Tom Bihn Synapse 19

Tom Bihn Night Flight Duffel




Smartwool Kids Sport Micro Socks


Snowball (stuffed cat)

In My Boy’s Backpack:

Football Cards, Books & Madlibs

18 oz. Hydro Flask

Babiators Aces Navigator Sunglasses

Decibullz Wired Headphones

Tom Bihn Double Organizer Pouch

Drawing Supplies

3 ForeverSpin Tops

In His Night Flight Duffel:

Tom Bihn 3D Organizer Cube

Tom Bihn 3D Organizer Cube, Clear

2 Smartwool Kids Sport Micro Socks

Swim Goggles & Trunks

Sweatshirt & Shorts & 6 Undies

Columbia Silver Ridge III Short

3 Patagonia Capilene Daily Tee

Tom Bihn Travel Stuff Sack

Columbia Meeker Peak II Shirt

Columbia Terminal Tackle Polo

40x flossers, Comb, Nail File

RADIUS TOUR Travel Toothbrush

humangear GoBites Duo

humangear GoCup

2 humangear GoTubbs w/ Vitamins

2 humangear GoToobs w/ Shampoo

Sun Bum Sunscreen

Sunday Afternoons Gecko Hat



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