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1. Posted by Gilly09 (Budding Member 37 posts) 7y

DO we take jeans or do we not??

every1 says nooo nooo nooo to jeans - but i live in jeans - whats the opinion - avoid travellng withthem or does it really matter?!

2. Posted by t_maia (Travel Guru 3289 posts) 7y

I've taken jeans on my travels, but that is mainly because I have trouble finding trousers that fit. Jeans is pretty much the only thing available in my size and in my wardrobe that doesn't cost a fortune and that is relatively easy to replace.

Given the choice I would rather not take any jeans with me (they are kind of heavy and almost impossible to wash). They make decent cold-weather clothing, but that is their only positive feat.

If you are determined to take jeans take your oldest or your cheapest pair. This way you can throw them away when you get tired of dragging them around.

3. Posted by DoA (Budding Member 84 posts) 7y

I'd say take one pair & perhaps a shirt for if you ever want to get a little bit more dressed up .... but I tend to live in combats when I'm away.

4. Posted by bex76 (Moderator 3711 posts) 7y

I always take jeans away with me, even on longer trips. As you say you wear them all the time, I would definitely take a pair with you. Depending on where you are going, they might be hot and uncomfortable during the day but you'd still get wear out of them in the evenings and nights.

[ Edit: Edited on 18-Jul-2009, at 17:23 by bex76 ]

5. Posted by Redpaddy (Inactive 1004 posts) 7y

No more jeans for me. I do lightweight combats and splits. Splits are just so good for all weather and very light too. Easy to wash and dry as well.
For me.... 100% never again jeans.

6. Posted by pembie (Budding Member 17 posts) 7y

What do you wear then if u go for nite out in say Sydney, dont think u will get very far in pair of combats... Jeans a must for nites out in any major city

7. Posted by quick90 (Budding Member 18 posts) 7y

Where are you traveling to? This is an important question haha

8. Posted by Gilly09 (Budding Member 37 posts) 7y

I'll be away for a year so im sure ill encounter all weather conditions at some point but yeah - going out for a night - do combats get to in to nightclubs and bars etc?

9. Posted by pembie (Budding Member 17 posts) 7y

At the real backpacking sort of spots like beach communities etc shorts normally good enough but any city then jeans it is...

10. Posted by ErolGirl (Budding Member 78 posts) 7y

I am for sure taking a pair of jeans with me! Probably a pair of black skinny jeans, slightly less material so may be lighter! (lol) and can be smart if we go somewhere nice, plus the bottoms don't get worn and wet when its raining :)

If its what you feel most comfy in take a pair, some people say NOOOO but they can live in other variables.... ;)