We can all use less plastic when we travel. By making a few changes to our packing list, and putting plastic reduction at the heart of some of our day-to-day decisions, we can make a difference. Here are items we use and recommend to reduce plastic usage when we travel.
Trainers or hiking boots? Thermals or shorts? Phone or laptop? We've perfected the packing list for the Quilotoa Loop so you don't have to worry. Pack small but pack warm guys, it's going to be chilly!
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.