31 Oct What To Pack For A Winter-Trip To Europe
It is not easy to figure out what to pack for a Winter-trip to Europe. That’s why I have created this essential packing list that covers what to bring of clothes, bags, travel essentials and camera equipment. Think Berlin will be hot during Winter? Nope, when I was there January 2015, Berlin was even colder than Oslo. There is a saying in Norway and many other places in Europe that “It is nothing called bad weather, only bad clothing.”
This stylish pink umbrella is a must-have for globetrotters. Nothing sucks more ruining your umbrella because of the wind. With this one, you don’t have to buy a new one every time.
Stay safe and warm with these combat boots. An own pocket to fit credit cards and money!
You will regret not having an underwater camera if you don’t bring one. The newest Go Pro Hero 5 is the best on the market. You have a screen so you will see the photos you take. You can shoot 4k videos and the photo quality is better than ever. It also automatically adds the photos to GoPro plus cloud so you can access the photos from your phone right away. Don’t forget to add at least a 64 GB memory card. You don’t want to have a full memory when you are already underwater.
This weather resistant camera is perfect for a trip to Europe. It is smaller than a DSLR camera and so handy for travelling without carrying a heavy camera bag, this camera is a lifesaver!
This is the hottest of the hottest you can give to your travel-loving friend if you need a gift to a Couchsurfing host or Airbnb host. Not to mention it is so cool to keep a hard copy of your photos like the good old days.
Skyroam Mobile Hotspot: Global WiFi is a MUST for travellers. The Skyroam is a personal WiFi hotspot to get fast, secure mobile data around the world at top destinations in Europe, North and South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. Connecting up to 5 devices and you pay as you go. You don’t have to use a SIM, you simply just press start and you are free to surf the internet. It is possible to buy packages as little as $8 for 24-hour global day passes with unlimited data.
Is a must for the traveller that wants to keep your stuff safe inside your bag without going around and worry about it at all times. This bag is perfect for day-trips in many big cities in Europe as pickpocketing occurs. Pacsafe uses the newest method on locks, anti-slash, and RFIDsafe blocking pockets for sensitive data such as microchips.
Is a must have for long-term travellers and backpackers staying in hostels or in a tent in Europe. This washing bag makes it easier to wash your clothes and there is no washing machine or sink available.
allows you to make your luggage identifiable to all airlines with our unique partnerships with Lost & Found services (services with the management of lost luggage in places of transport).
This tiny portable purse makes it possible to lock your expensive valuables to items such as to a bigger bag or the bed at the hostel.
The weather can be quite dry in Europe during winter. Protect your lips with these organic lip balms!
Lonely Planet Europe (Travel Guide) These travel guides are my favourite. I don’t want to travel to a new destination without a Lonely Planet travel guide! It gives you ideas on where to go, what to do, where to eat and stay! If you only want to get one thing from this list! This is a must!
The weather in northern Europe is unpredictable in the Winter months and you need to be prepared. It can be windy and suddenly rain. This 3-in-1 jacket is waterproof and also breathable.
Valuker Women’s Down Coat With Fur Hood With 90% Down Parka Puffer Jacket Walking around in minus degrees in cities of Europe can be very cold. You would need a coat that also cover your bottom and that you can sit on. This super stylish coat can be bought in black, beige and green.
Going hiking in Scandinavia or checking out the Northern Lights? You will freeze. This vest is the best of the best in heating clothes as it is insulated with heating and you can easily control it.
Kari Traa Rose Long Sleeve Womens Long Underwear Top
This base layer sweater is a must-have when you hike in cold weather. It is designed with 100% merino wool by a Norwegian skier and it will keep you warm but not sweaty. Ideal for hiking or skiing in Northern Europe.
North Europeans know how to dress for cold weather. This beautiful and hand knitted jumper is good for hikes and travelling in Northern Europe.
A beanie is handy to have when it is cold and windy. It will protect your ears and keep your whole body warm.
Same as the beanie, it sucks to freeze on your hands and not being able to take that picture. Bring gloves. These are waterproof as well if you end up building a snowman and etc.
These traditional hand-knitted mittens have kept me warm every winter in Norway. They are not waterproof, but they are the best when you often freeze on your hands, it is better to keep the fingers together.
This winter warm scarf is easy to put around your neck and is a must-have anywhere in Europe during the Winter months.
Going skiing in the Alps or in Scandinavia? You need to protect your eyes, you can be blinded by the sun and not see anything because of the reflection of the snow.
Columbia Women’s Ice Maiden Ii Snow Boot, Black, Columbia Going far north or to the Alps? you need proper snow boots. These snow boots will keep you warm and dry.
HyBrid & Company Womens Super Stretch 5 Button Hi-Waist Skinny Jeans Black is a must as well even though it is summer. Many places can get quite chilly when the sun is not out. So bring at least one pair of jeans.