Travelers around the world enjoy seeing the sights and wonders of different places with only a backpack for all the things they need. Because they only have a pack on their backs, the possibilities of new sightseeing and activity adventures are limitless. But of course, before you head for a faraway hiking adventure with your backpack, you must make sure that you bring all the things you need to put in your backpack. Below is a checklist that would help your backpacking adventure a pleasant experience. - Backpack Of course, how can you go for a wild backpacking activity without a backpack! Pick one that is comfortable and fits well on you. - Quick Drying Towel Widely available in many stores. You don't want a heavy, damp towel on your backpack, do you? - Walking Shoes Pick comfortable shoes as you would learn soon enough that walking would be a major part in your backpacking adventure. - Underwear and socks These go without saying. - Long Underwear This depends on the season and place where you are traveling. You might also wear your long underwear when you stay in hotels that do not have adequate well-heating systems. - Pillow Case Pillow case is an essential thing to keep when you stay in backpacker hotels. - Sleeping Bag When you stay in backpacker hotels. - Passport Don't even think of leaving the country without it. - Spy Wallet So that you could be able to divide up the money that you have just in case. - Day Pack Most backpacks have a detachable daypack. - Camera A digicam may be better, but bulkier and heavier to carry. - Journal For the writer and chronicler in you. - Flip Flops Useful when you take a shower. - Traveler's Checks You can never be too sure with your money. - Wet Wipes Always come in handy. Easy to carry too. - Landry Detergent It might prove handy. - Space Savers - Rain Coat Especially if you travel on a rainy season or you're going to tropical countries like those in Southeast Asia or South America. - Lock For the safety of your belongings. - Band Aids It's better to be prepared than not at all. - Travel Guide Try picking a comprehensive yet easy-to-carry travel guide. - Personal items such as toothpaste, deodorant, soap, and shampoo For hygienic purposes. - Clothing A tip: The night before you leave, check all clothes that you need. Then take only the half. Clothing simply weighs too much. Take only what you can carry at ease. Want to find out about dehydrated onions, germination process and other information? Get tips from the Gardening Central website.