How many times have you found yourself with a suitcase full of unused items? How many times have you just wished you packed less stuff? We want to make sure we have a good time when we are travelling and worry we will need something we have not brought with us. So what do we do? We over-pack and pay the consequences. This simple and easy to read guide gives you the load-down on what to pack and what to leave behind. Written by a well-traveled backpacker, the guide gives you insight on why you do not really have to carry that extra item. The hints and tips in the guide will make you re-consider your ideas of packing and give you practical advice not only on what to pack, but how, too. Essential read for anyone embarking on travels. Both seasoned and novice backpacker will find a well of valuable information and advice.