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What’s in your Suitcase?: Conquering Mt. Kinabalu


Tell us about yourself:

I am Cotz, PIO cum-writer for a local agency in Legazpi, freelance ghostwriter and blogger. I recently moved back to my home province after living in Metro Manila. I take advantage of promo fares, leave credits and long weekends to travel. This summer I plan on traveling/exploring more locally with my 6-year old son, who’s soon to live with me exclusively.

Where are you headed?: 

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia to conquer the highest mountain in SEA: Mt. Kinabalu. I will be meeting my partner there and we’ll be celebrating our 1st anniversary at the summit 🙂

What’s  in your suitcase?: 

In my backpack (26L Borealis)-  For 6 days, 2 days of which will be spent to climb the mountain – 1 soft shell jacket, 1 trek pants, 1 packable shorts, 1 leggings, 1 rash guard (for base layer), 2 dri-fit shirt,1 head wear, 1 knit scarf, 1 head lamp, 2 socks, 1 toiletries bag with 1 anti-bug lotion, 1 shampoo,  1 shower gel, toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss; 2 tops, 1 shorts, 2 dresses, 1 pashmina, netbook, camera(not included in photo), ipod shuffle, mini tripod, chargers.

Mommy Cotz writes about her and her boys’ experiences, food trips and adventures  at

“What’s in Your Suitcase”  is a weekly post featuring how travel bloggers and travel enthusiasts pack. If you’re interested to contribute, send me a photo of your suitcase, a short description of who you are, what you do, where you’re headed and what’s in your suitcase, and email me at



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