The Best Gear for Travel
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How to choose the best carry-on travel backpack for you
Pack Hacker’s minimalist guide on selecting the best carry-on one bag travel backpack for you. We share the most important principals for selecting a pack.
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The short list for long term travel
Whether you're a digital nomad or a frequent business traveler, there are a couple pieces of gear you should consider investing in to make your trips much smoother.
Tested Travel Gear
GoToob+ by HumanGear
The GoToob+ is a TSA-approved liquid container from Humangear for carry-on travel with liquids. In this review, we also cover the original GoToob vs the GoToob plus.
Everyday Twist Top by Encircled
Encircled is a Canadian company creating versatile clothing. The Everyday Twist Top can morph into many styles, making it a new travelers’ best friend.
Wander Pack by Timbuk2
On transport large & small and journeys far & wide, the Timbuk2 Wander Pack is a great companion to have by your side. It’s a nice one bag travel option, but a couple harness & strap system issues exist with the backpack.
Beast28 by Matador
Matador does it again with the Beast28. It’s an ultralight backpack that compresses down, so you can stow it as a day pack for longer trips.
Macheto Travel Backpack by Chrome Industries
The Chrome Macheto is a slick, highly durable cube-shaped travel pack from a trusted brand—which is great. But… the carry leaves a lot to be desired.
Everyday Sling (5L) by Peak Design
A versatile and protective bag, the Peak Design Everyday Sling is a great solution for everyday protection of camera equipment and other essentials.