Things to get for your London trip.

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If you’re stuck on what things you need to get before your London trip, I’ve put together a list of items to help. As much as possible, I’ve recommended small businesses, products that are made to last you years, and/or are ethically produced and environmentally friendly. I hope you considering supporting theses businesses who are doing what they can to help the world.

Travel Guides and Apps

Travel guides (that include digital maps) that will enhance
your trip and help you get to know the more local side of London.

London Packing Guide

A local tells you the info on what you absolutely must bring in order to be prepared for your trip.

3-Day London Itinerary

My flexible, time-and-money-saving itinerary for your first three days in London.

Suitcases and Travel Bags

Recommendations for carry-on luggage that is approved by
most airlines, plus large suitcases and accessories.

The Pakt One

A thoughtfully-designed travel bag, made ethically and sustainably. Works as a carry-on.
Luggage Tag

Luggage Tag

Vegan leather luggage tag that comes in multiple colours. Ensures your tag doesn't get ripped off your bag.
Samsonite 2-Piece Luggage Set

Samsonite 2-Piece Luggage Set

Get both a carry-on bag and a larger suitcase.
Away 2-Piece Luggage Set

Away 2-Piece Luggage Set

Get both a carry-on bag (with battery pack) and a larger suitcase.
Samsonite Novair Large Luggage

Samsonite Novair Large Luggage

A big ole suitcase with a textured shell that reduces the visibility of scratches caused by travel's hard knocks.
The Large by Away

The Large by Away

The perfect checked-baggage-sized spinner suitcase to pair with Away's The Carry-On. The interior compression system means you can pack more.
Samsonite Freeform Carry-On Bag

Samsonite Freeform Carry-On Bag

A durable, water-resistant 4-wheel spinner (the best in my opinion) that fits most airline carry-on size requirements.
The Carry-On by Away

The Carry-On by Away

A slick-looking carry-on case with built-in battery that charges your devices. Compliant with most airline carry-on size requirements.

Day Bags for Exploring London

Bags to carry your things during the day that also look good.

Matt & Nat Men's Wallet

Matt & Nat Men’s Wallet

Men should definitely keep their wallet in their front pocket to avoid theft. Use a thin wallet like this and bring only the essentials out with you. Made with vegan leather.
Matt & Nat Men's Backpack

Matt & Nat Men’s Backpack

The men's version of the backpack I wear. It's made with vegan leather and recycled plastic bottles.
Matt & Nat Women's Large Day Backpack

Matt & Nat Women’s Large Day Backpack

This is the bag I use to take my laptop around the city, and it's made with vegan leather and recycled plastic bottles.
Matt & Nat Mini Women's Backpack

Matt & Nat Mini Women’s Backpack

A small backpack but large enough for a camera and everything you need around London. Made with vegan leather and recycled plastic bottles.
Matt & Nat Crossbody Purse

Matt & Nat Crossbody Purse

The perfect sized crossbody bag for both daytime and nighttime in London. Made with vegan leather.

Electronics and Cameras

Power adapters, powerful-yet-small camera options, and
camera accessories not to forget.

SanDisk 32G Memory Card

SanDisk 32G Memory Card

A memory card big enough to fit all of your London memories, don't forget it!
Olympus PEN E-PL9 Mirrorless Camera

Olympus PEN E-PL9 Mirrorless Camera

Another great mirrorless camera that I used for years before getting my Canon M50. Also looks super cool.
Canon M50 Mirrorless Camera

Canon M50 Mirrorless Camera

A lightweight, yet powerful camera that acts like an advanced DSLR. This is the camera I use around London for photography and videography.
Universal Power Adapter

Universal Power Adapter

A universal plug adapter for the UK, Europe, Australia, China, and US, and includes two USB ports.

Clothing

Some suggestions for warmth, comfort and style.

Mens Hunter Moc Toe Chelsea Boots

Stylish boots that will keep your feet warm and dry during the day.

Womens Hunter Chelsea Boots

Stylish boots that will keep your feet warm and dry during the day.
Patagonia Women's City Storm Parka

Patagonia Women’s City Storm Parka

If you're visiting in the winter and it's forecast to be quite cold, this jacket should keep you toasty.
Patagonia Men's City Storm Parka

Patagonia Men’s City Storm Parka

If you're visiting in the winter and it's forecast to be quite cold, this jacket should keep you toasty.
Everlane Women's Drape Trench Coat

Everlane Women’s Drape Trench Coat

A lightweight trench that fits in perfectly with classic London style. Made ethically and sustainably.
Everlane Men's Cotton Bomber

Everlane Men’s Cotton Bomber

A great lightweight coat that looks good too. Made ethically and sustainably.
Women's Leather Street Shoe

Women’s Leather Street Shoe

Comes in many colours. Made ethically and sustainably, but with leather.
Fair Trainer White Cap Lo Cut

Fair Trainer White Cap Lo Cut

Similar to the shoes I wear, these are good for walking around the city. Made with fairtrade cotton and no animal products.
Men's Black Shoes

Men’s Black Shoes

Similar to the shoes my husband wears when we do a lot of walking in London. Made with vegan leather.

Money Cards

Cards that will have you avoid paying foreign transaction fees.

Travelex Money Card

Load up this card with pounds and you'll avoid paying foreign transaction fees using your home cards.

Check back soon, as I will be adding more suggestions to this list.