Although we were mightily impressed that some long-term travellers managed to fit their entire lives in one piece of carry-on, that wasn't for us. We decided to adopt the anti-minimalist philosophy - the 'stuff as much as you can into your rucksack until you fall over' philosophy.
We packed a lot of things for our trip. An awful lots of things, far too many things probably. However, here are five things which we have discovered we can't travel without, but might never have thought to bring.
A great way to economise on space and cost throughout your adventure and minimise what you take to the shower each morning is to make your own bag of refillable toiletry miniatures.