It depends on where I’m living — in some countries (such as Thailand for example) it doesn’t make much sense to cook my meals when eating out is already so affordable.
Usually I try to find a place to rent that comes with some cooking equipment and utensils already (pots, pans, bowls, plates, spoons, forks, and an oven if…
I have. I used to use a backpack for my travels but grew tired of the weight on my back even with the hip belts.
The back pack + duffle bag combo was an alternative I looked into but found that the weight was too heavy for my travel style since I travel carry on only.