We travel with less than 40kgs between the three of us. And that includes our handluggage too. Ok so it’s nearer 50kg if you include the baby car seat but for the 3 of us for 3+ months (or an indefinite) period of time, that sort of adheres to the “no stuff” mentality which I believe is quite important if you want to lead a nomadic, location independent life.
“But what about all the baby stuff you need?” is usually the question we’re asked most frequently. “You know all the nappies/diapers, the buggy, the car seat, the travel cot, the toys?”.
We like to think we’ve been quite smart about the purchases we’ve made – knowing in advance that we’ll be travelling and that weight & luggage will be at a premium. But we’ve made some mistakes and bought things that we barely used, left things behind that we should have taken with us and generally, as is always the way, learned as we’ve gone along.
I wanted to list the key baby travel equipment items we’ve purchased over the past 9 months and summarise my thoughts on them so that you don’t have to make the same mistakes we did…