Men's And Women's Bags SelectionIn planning my RTW adventure, I have been giving considerable thought to the options of backpack solo, or booking into an organised tour. It doesn't look as bulky as most bags its size either - because it's so streamlined, it doesn't have that gap year backpacker” look about it - making it an ideal choice for people on sabbaticals, or anyone planning a trip based in hotels and hostels.
Other nice-to-haves: lockable zippers (-rings that let you attach a padlock or wire lock to prevent opportunistic theft), good carry handles backpacking bags (for when you're not wearing it on your back) and internal or external compression straps (helps you pack more and organize better).
The Porter 46 is an interesting alternative to the Farpoint 40. It seems designed from a different starting point; the Farpoint 40 feels almost like a down-sized trekking bag made suitable for general travel, while the Porter 46 feels like a duffel bag that got upgraded to a backpack.
If you go too big on size for your travel backpack, you'll have a tendency to fill the space and carrying too much gear around the world gets tiring real quick and is not good for the health of your back - we found ourselves de-cluttering and throwing away stuff we didn't need on a constant basis.
All the larger bags we tested have adjustable frames: to fit them to yourself, adjust the shoulder straps so the hip straps sit comfortably above your hip bones, then adjust the back length so the shoulder straps tuck in behind your shoulder blades and follow the natural curvature of your back.
Before purchasing my hand luggage backpack or Andy's, I did a fair bit of research as to what was the best carry on travel backpack for us. I read various travel backpack carry on reviews to see what others considered as good backpacks for travelling overseas as well as read up on the best travel backpack brands.
As far as big backpacks go, I think North-face and Katmandu have some really good ones. The bag felt really comfortable to wear, even fully loaded; it fitted our overnight camping gear easily; and the odour-proof compartment was exactly the right size for a pair of trainers.
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The other thing I love about this is you don't have to spend time wondering what to pack in your checked baggage and what to pack in your cabin backpack as you only have the one bag. This compact backpack is great for those planning to travel light or for those escaping on frequent long weekend trips.
A backpack is for various types of travellers who want the freedom of having their hands free and not having to wheel a bulky suitcase around. The ‘I'm travelling around Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Southeast Asia and everywhere in between' backpacker. Including cleverly concealed external carry straps, pickpocketing safe measures, attachment lashing loops, hidden external pockets, and much more - all packed within a sleek, weatherproof, 100% recycled 400D nylon canvas shell.