Backpacks, the eponymous and quintessential item for any backpacker.
Backpackers and backpacks have a relationship that is hard to define, it can be a very personal and individual thing. A good backpack can be your faithful companion, a reminder of past travels and your home on the road for up to a year or more and it is important that you get the decision right.
There are a lot of factors that go into choosing the right backpack for you as an individual, not least of which is making sure you get the right size and fit for your individual body, and it is important that you get one that is good quality, will carry everything you need without being too big, fits you well and is comfortable.
This section aims to help you along with this important decision by giving you detailed reviews of a range of different backpacks, from general all purpose packs to specialist ones, you will find some great inspiration here.
Many reviews in this section are of experiences paid for solely by the author as a result of personal travelling, or of equipment personally used by the author which it is felt would be of benefit to readers of the site, and the views and opinions expressed are honest and factual without any bias.
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