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11. Posted by Sander (Moderator 4835 posts) 1y

Quoting CheersT

Personally your style of travel would be hell for me - I can't imagine fitting your stuff onto a motorcycle or into a dugout canoe

I have actually even managed it sitting on the back of a little scooter being driven into Chiang Mai by a friend who was living there. Was admittedly somewhat precarious, but we both survived. *g*
But yeah, overall my travel style relies more on regular bus / rail / car connections for local transport, and on the few occasions I go for multiple days into untrodden parts, I'll leave the big bag in luggage storage at accommodation somewhere, and do just that part with only the daypack.

12. Posted by Katiea723 (Budding Member 37 posts) 1y

Wow thanks for all the comments everyone. I suppose yeah everyone is different and have different travelling techniques.
So if 45l is big enough I think I will be taking that size, I was just wandering if any1 knew if that means the size is small enough to take on the plane or whether it still has to be checked in as luggage?

13. Posted by Andyf (Travel Guru 653 posts) 1y

56x45x25cm is typically the size limit for cabin baggage for long haul carriers but any airline website will tell you theirs exactly and whether they also specify a weight limit.

14. Posted by Katiea723 (Budding Member 37 posts) 1y

Ok great thanks andy

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