What to Buy

What to Buy

Pack Light and be Free: How to Travel the World with Just a Backpack and a Smile

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Drop the Suitcase and Get a Pack For some reason it never gets old watching someone dragging a roller suit case, or for that matter a regular suit case, around a country full of potholes, puddles, sand, dirt roads and stairs. Solution: USE A BACK PACK! Though they can be heavy at first you’ll get used to the weight and will be very thankful you’re not struggling every time you move from place to place. Take your time when you’re picking a pack, do thorough research and do not settle on the cheaper pack to save an extra buck. Money that...

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Backpack Buying Guide for Medium Packs (50L – 75L)

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Buying a pack is one of those exciting shopping experiences for backpackers, campers, and adventurers of all kinds. The trick is to find the best pack at the best price. If you’re looking to pack a good amount without feeling like there’s an elephant on your back, then a medium size pack is right for you. This size is perfect for extended hikes or backpacking trips around the world if you’re not quite ready to go minimalist with a pack smaller than 50 liters. However, if you’ve got a lot of hauling to do, strong legs, good...

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Backpack Buying Guide for Large Packs (80 L and up)

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Buying a pack is one of those exciting shopping experiences for backpackers, campers, and adventurers of all kinds. The trick is to find the best pack at the best price. If you’ve got a lot of hauling to do, strong legs, good endurance, or you’re just a big guy, you’re in the 80 liter and up pack category. But these packs are not for the faint of heart. If you’re going on a two week European backpacking trip you might want to think about leaving a couple pairs of jeans and that sleeping bag at home and check out a small...

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What to Buy