Travel Essentials

How my Travel Backpack Made My Trip Around Europe Perfect

By on July 14, 2017
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Me wondering what’s there, Salzburg, Austria…

 

I, like many others, have dreamed about backpacking around Europe for many years. Finally, the time came for me to fulfil my dream. But, there was a snag. A few days before I left on my 6-month adventure, I found I had a major problem with my bag. It didn’t hold all my things and felt a little insecure. So I quickly asked for some advice from a friend and had the recommendation of using a Travel backpack. I quickly bought one and went on my adventure. As I was to find out later, this was probably one of the best decisions I could have made. Here’s why.


What’s a Travel Backpack?

A travel backpack is similar to a normal backpack but it’s easier to carry, more versatile, and generally more convenient to travel with. Inside, there are large compartments and a specific place to keep laptops and important documents. You can also secure the zips making it less likely for people to try to take advantage and steal something.

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The best feature for me is that it has been designed by travelers for travelers. So, it fits perfectly in the overhead compartment on an airplane. And it can be stored under your legs on the bus or train. The first will save you money, especially when you’re using budget airlines from one place to the next in Europe – the ticket is cheap, but the add-ons make it super expensive. And the second point keeps your things safe at all times.

What Makes this Bag Great to Travel With?

The first is that the bag is versatile. You can carry in on your back, over your shoulder, or even using the handles. This gives you the freedom to travel on your terms in style. Sometimes it’s better to put the bag on your back whereas other times it’s more convenient to sling it over your shoulder. And if one of the straps breaks, you have an alternative way to carry in, unlike with conventional backpacks. The next is that it’s waterproof. Most backpacks keep your things dry to some degree, but nowhere near as much as this one. I found all my clothes and electronics stayed bone dry when I was caught out in the summer storms.

And finally, the bag is designed to help both leisure and business travelers. For this reason, there’s a special compartment where you can store your documents. This is inside the bag and is perfect for A4 sized pieces of paper, which keeps them flat. It doesn’t matter if the bag is on your back or over your shoulder, everything will look neat and tidy when you take it out. This can be a major advantage to you if you need to carry important documents or visa application letters. After all, first impressions and appearance can make a big difference.

Important Things to Remember:

Using the travel backpack is a perfect way to travel around Europe.

1. The bag is convenient. You can carry it as a backpack or a shoulder bag.

2. It’s waterproof. So you don’t have to worry about your stuff getting wet during an unexpected  downpour.

3. It’s easy to carry around, which for me makes it a perfect bag for a long trip. (notice #1 again please)

4. It holds a lot. So you can put in all that you need for your trip.

5. It has a lifetime warranty. Period.

 

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Travel Essentials

Find Timeless and Versatile Style in Leather Bags

By on March 4, 2017

 

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One of the most overlooked elements of style relates to the way we accessorize. All too often we ignore the fact that our accessories will have as much, and perhaps even more, impact as the clothes that we wear. In the case of accessories such as leather laptop bags, these items are carried around daily, even when travelling, constantly reflecting your sense of style to the world. When you carry around a leather satchel for men, you are making a statement about yourself, and like it or not, people will take note. This is why it is very important to consider carefully the items that you choose to reflect your unique sense of style. Why carry around something that is mass produced and seen on every corner when you can more accurately reflect your sense of self through a hand-crafted and quality-made leather accessory?

Classics Are Always in Style

When you are making any purchase, you should consider a number of factors before you make a commitment:

  • Is it well-made, and therefore durable?
  • It is stylish now, but will it remain so in the future?
  • Will it meet my specific needs?
  • Is it functional?
  • Will this ultimately be a wise investment?

It should be fairly obvious that as you look for a leather bag it is important to invest in a quality product. The key word here is “invest,” as most purchases should be made with considerations to the long- and short-term benefits. Since you are indeed making an investment, you should also consider if what you are buying will remain stylish in the future. In this instance, sticking with the classics is always a safe bet, as the classics rarely, if ever, go out of style.

Versatility Is a Key Factor

Though versatility could easily refer to the bag’s ability to function across a variety of circumstances, in this instance it refers to whether the bag will suit your style when you dress both formally and informally. The versatility of a leather bag generally lends itself to this capability since it possesses a sort of rugged class that works well in almost any instance.

The Role of Functionality

Since this is an accessory that you will need to carry with you wherever you go, you must consider its versatility. Will this bag be able to handle a number of different tasks and be able to handle the demands that are placed upon it? You want to make sure that this bag will work well for you wherever you go, regardless of the circumstance.

Consider the Value of Craftsmanship

When it comes to matters of leather products, it is incredibly important to ensure that the craftsmanship is second to none. If you decide to invest in a leather bag that is hand crafted by a master craftsman, you are likely to find that the bag that you have bought will last for generations to come. That is certainly a worthwhile investment.

The proper investment in a leather bag can result in a lifetime and beyond of stylish functionality. High-quality and handmade leather bags often possess an everlasting style that is incredibly versatile. The investment in a hand-crafted leather bag is extremely likely to be a wise decision.

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don’t lose your style

 

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