My Packing List

There's no right packing list and most items can be found in Madagascar, but still, thinking about packing for 2 years of my life (in 2 bags, no less) is freaking me out. Anyway, here's what I'm bringing:


  • list items here 
  •  sdf


  • 1 pair of Chacos (outdoor sandals)
  • 1 pair of running shoes
  • 1 pair of flats (for swearing in and dressier occasions
  • 1 pair of flip flops
  • 1 pair of something fun (if room allows, I'm totally packing my birks)


  • Shampoo/conditioner (enough for the first three months of training)
  • Face wash
  • Body wash
  • Lotion
  • Face wipes
  • Deodorant
  • Hair brush
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Manicure set
  • Dry shampoo
  • Basic makeup 
  • Face moisturizer with SPF
  • A nail polish or two
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Glasses and plenty of contacts 


  • Laptop with charger
  • Kindle
  • Headlamp
  • A couple flash drives
  • External hard drive
  • Digital camera (charger, battery and memory card)
  • Old iPhone (not sure if it will work in country, though)