Digital Nomad Diary: What Fits In The 60L Travel Pack

The following is a guest post from writer & graphic designer Maria Gotay. Maria quit her job and is backpacking across Southeast Asia, documenting the journey for DJO.

Before the Holiday, I introduced myself as DJO’s newest traveling contributor, and I’m getting extremely excited for my four-month jaunt through South East Asia, including stops in (but not limited to): Hong Kong, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, and Indonesia.

Over the course of the past few months, I’ve done a lot of research on what I should—and shouldn’t—bring with me.

My style is both practical and fashionable. I’m an outdoorsy adventure-chaser who still likes to dress well, and my packing list reflects that. I’ve unpacked and repacked several times and ended up in a happy place.

My 60L Travel Pack weighs 22 lbs and I feel comfortable and confident about lugging it with me all over the world!

Proof that the bag is light and comfy, above.

Here I’ve broken my belongings into 10 categories: Bags, Travel Gear, Tech Gear, Clothes, Footwear, Health, Feminine Products, Toiletries, Beauty, and ETC. Without further adieu…

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Digital Nomad Style: We Love the Quetzal Backpack

Lately, we’ve been investigating new ways to upgrade our digital nomad style. With the new year fast approaching, we’re getting hyped about upcoming trips.

What parts of the world will we see? What new adventures will we have? And hey, let’s keep it real. We’re also asking ourselves, “what will we pack?”

There’s one item on my list that I know I’ll be toting to all upcoming trips, and that’s my Quetzal Backpack from Kakaw Designs. We love this brand for many reasons, but especially because they support female artisans in Guatemala.

You may have seen this beauty pop up on our Instagram over the past few weeks, and it’s really proven itself to be an essential travel bag. It’s definitely coming with us to Mexico this year…

Also, good news. Kakaw Designs sent over a gift for you too! We’re giving away a Kakaw Designs Macaw wallet (giveaway closed).

After you enter, click through and check out how we’ve been using the gorgeous Quetzal Backpack!

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Digital Nomad Diary: Planning A Southeast Asia Backpacking Trip

The following is a guest post from writer & graphic designer Maria Gotay. Maria quit her job and is backpacking across Southeast Asia, documenting the journey for DJO.

Planning a Southeast Asia backpacking trip…

How did I get here? Mere weeks away from the adventure of a lifetime, a job that defined me for four years now a fading memory, New York lifestyle soon to be abandoned, I have all of my ducks in a row and I’m about to leave home… possibly for good.

Here’s my story—one that’s just beginning.

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