Deuter Airlite 26L Backpack
I have an ongoing quest for the best all-round hiking daypack. I’ve found several contenders in the daypack category, the latest of which is the Deuter Airlite 26 SL. This women’s-specific backpack has a capacity of 26 liters, an ideal size for day hikes, touring, and travel days. It... Read more
CamelBak Arete 18 Pack
The right daypack to bring along on vacation is sometimes an elusive beast. Go in the ultra-light direction, and you often lose comfort and space for everything you need to bring along. Head in the other direction, and sometimes you’ve just got a heavy pack and wish you didn’t... Read more
5 Things I Always Pack: Marina K. Villatora of TravelExperta
Marina Kuperman Villatoro runs TravelExperta, a resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. She lives in beautiful Antigua, Guatemala and travels with her husband and two boys all over the world. So tell us Marina, what travel gear do you always pack? Traveling has... Read more
Mindshift Rotation180 Trail Backpack
If you, like me, are lazy about bringing your bulky DSLR camera on day trips and travel days because you get tired of stopping to take it out of your pack and put it back in, get ready. In about three seconds, you’re going to ask yourself, ‘Why didn’t I... Read more
Osprey Nebula Daypack for 34 Liters of Gear & Gadgets
The Nebula Daypack from Osprey is a good all-around workhorse daypack that can carry just about everything you would need for your days of urban travel, even if you’re a dressed-down digital nomad working from coffee shops. It can hold a laptop, a tablet, all your gadgets, a water... Read more
Eagle Creek 2-in-1 Tote and Backpack
Ever have one of those times where you go somewhere with one bag and come back with two? Or you need something after arrival for carrying things to the beach or for going shopping at the local market? This handy Eagle Creek 2-in-1 Tote/Backpack stuffs down to nothing in... Read more
Osprey Jet Daypack for Kids
It can be a challenge to find kid-sized travel gear that’s sturdy enough to handle the rigors of childhood but affordable enough to be practical. After all, kids grow. And grow. The Osprey Jet is designed to fit kids age 5-10, is constructed with Osprey quality, and doesn’t skimp... Read more
STM Drifter Laptop Backpack With Loads of Pockets
The STM Drifter Laptop Backpack is rather retro in design, but it’s a false retro in more ways than just the superior modern materials. It’s got a lot more places to store your gear than any daypack from the 80s or 90s had. Two decades ago when travelers set... Read more
Gregory Compass 30 Pack
Do you pack your backpack perfectly, placing the things you’ll need first on top, so you don’t have to dig for something? Don’t lie. Many have attempted, but few have accomplished the perfect packing technique. Wouldn’t it be great to have a backpack that opens like a duffel, so... Read more
Kelty Redstart and Redtail Daypacks
We frequently tout Kelty backpacks as the best bang for the buck options out there and these two daypacks are no exceptions. The 28-liter Redstart and 27-liter Redtail are both great daypacks for hitting the hiking trails or just taking along for a day of sightseeing and sidewalk pounding.... Read more