What I’m Packing

January 10, 2017

Hi everyone! Here I am the pro procrastinator typing this post on the airplane before they tell me to turn my phone off. I’ve been thinking about what I should be packing for awhile now.. Reading many blogs late into the night trying to figure out what I should and shouldn’t bring; analyzing needs versus wants. I knew that this backpack wasn’t going to be ginormous, yet when I bought it I still thought “How the fuck am I supposed to fit my entire life into this tiny bag and carry it on MY back?!” Even after packing and re-evaluating a million times I feel like I need every single item. I question that thought when I put it on and realize how heavy it is…

Shout out to Ngan for getting me these packing cubes! Life changing.


  • 3 tank tops
  • 1 black t-shirt
  • 1 crop top
  • 2 nicer halter shirts
  • 1 light denim long sleeve button up
  • 1 pullover w/ hoodie
  • 1 dress
  • 1 romper
  • 1 pair of jean shorts
  • 1 pair of black cloth shorts
  • 1 pair of athletic shorts
  • 3 pairs of leggings
  • 24 pairs of underwear
  • 2 sports bras
  • 1 strapless bra
  • 1 pair of nip sticks


  • Running shoes
  • Flip flops
  • Birkenstocks


  • Shampoo, conditioner, soap
  • Face soap
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste
  • Face lotion
  • Facial scrubber
  • Eye cream
  • Retainers
  • Face spf
  • Contact solution and case
  • Cotton pads/q-tips
  • Tweezers
  • Nail clippers
  • Nail file
  • Baby scissors
  • Head band
  • Hair stuff
  • Straightener


  • BB Cream
  • Mineral foundation
  • Mascara
  • Eyebrow stuff


  • Travel yoga mat (thanks Mikey!) w/ yoga strap
  • Yoga flash cards
  • Yoga 365 book
  • Journal (thanks Meghan!)
  • 2 pens
  • Travel towel
  • iPhone tripod
  • Small purse
  • Glasses
  • Sunglasses
  • Chapstick
  • Loofah
  • Hair clip
  • More spf
  • Contacts (6 months worth)
  • Facial wipes
  • Hella hair ties and bobby pins
  • Extra conditioner (thanks Elliston!)
  • Laundry bag (thanks Elliston!)


  • iPad
  • 2 chargers
  • External battery
  • Wireless headphones
  • Regular headphones
  • Misc chargers


  • Multivitamins
  • Pepcid
  • Ibuprofen
  • Melatonin
  • Caffeine pills


  • 4 protein bars
  • 3 tea bags

Also! I got upgraded to business class and I feel like a celebrity.


  • DAD
    January 12, 2017

    Im glad you made it safely to Australia. Did you find your bnb place ok? Did they pick you up? Are you figuring out the transit system there. It should be pretty good. Please keep us posted. Love you. TAKE CARE!!!

  • DAD
    January 12, 2017

    Definite places to check out while in Sydney:
    – Spit Bridge to Manly walk – get an awesome view of the City, bay and Opera house. It’s a good 3 hr hike. Here’s a link: http://short-walks.com.au/new-south-wales/sydney/spit-bridge-to-manly-walk/
    – Manly Beach – via walk or ferry
    – Bondi – via train or bus
    – Of course, the city, Opera house
    – The Rocks

    Have fun baby. ALWAYS BE CAREFUL!

  • Michelle
    January 12, 2017

    Best of luck Kit on your venture!! So great that we can fallow you on your blog. Love you and take care!!

    • kdoza
      January 14, 2017

      Thanks Michelle! Love you too!

  • Paige
    January 12, 2017

    I’m SO proud of you!! This is brave, just a girl & her backpack!

  • Chantelle
    January 14, 2017

    This is so cool! I hope to be able to do this one day. Ideally, I would want to while we are still young but i’m down to do it at any age!

    • kdoza
      January 14, 2017

      There’s never going to be the “perfect” time to go, you just gotta do it!

  • meghan
    February 3, 2017


    i am just catching up on your blog now (yay)…and i am glad you brought the journal 🙂 🙂 :)!


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