How to Pack for Europe

Packing is often a love/hate relationship. We love it because it signals a new adventure, but loathe it because the stress of forgetting something haunts us. The balance between packing too little and too much is a fine one. To ease the tension, our Founder & CEO, Kylie Chenn, has a few tips. Watch as she walks us through packing for her trip to Iceland, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Greece.

Get the full list right here:

  • Minimal clothing for different purposes
  • Jeans/lounge pants that go well with the shirts you are bringing
  • ALWAYS bring something fancy!
  • Cardigans to stay warm
  • Swimsuit
  • Saltwater Sandals (WE LOVE THEM) -
  • Socks, Underwear, belts in a bag - Keeps them dry and organized


  • Peppermint & Lavender Oil 
  • Basic makeup: foundation, mascara, eyeliner and a brush
  • Deodorant
  • Soap
  • Straightener or Curling Iron
  • Lush Dry Shampoo:


  • Small tripod
  • Headlight (hiking)
  • Converter
  • Extra Batteries/charging equipment
  • iPad, iphone, headphones
  • Camera lens: 10-22mm, 35-50mm and zoom lens

Don't forget your PASSPORT, CREDIT AND DEBIT CARD and extra passport photos!!

Use the hashtag #AcanelaExeditions on Instagram or Twitter - we'd love to see what you're packing for your next trip!