Which backpack to get for a long trip >>

Which backpack to get for a long trip >>

So my trip is coming soon! Can’t believe time went by so fast!!! And wasn’t really sure of how much planning there is actually involved in traveling long term but it will all be worth it I am sure!

Being at one of my final stages of prepping for the trip, I have been researching packs for a 4-6 month trip (possibly longer) but it has not been an easy taks being that I don’t want something that screams “backpacker” but is also compact and accessible. So I decided to focus more on practical travel packs than actual backpacking packs and have found my top 5! Not sure yet on the size I am planning to take, I would recommend a bag that you can carry on the plane because bags get lost all of the time and honestly I wouldn’t want to deal with this while traveling or possibley losing connections because of it but I will have to test out how much clothes I can actually fit into these guys ( I will post a picture in a couple of weeks of what will actually fit int he bag promise! )

Hope this helps fellow travelers.

NV >>


Option #1 ( I have them on #1 because they offer lifetime warranty) $110-150 USD

Osprey Wayfarer 70 Lts pack




Load Range
The green to yellow zones represent the recommended load range for this pack.

35-50 lbs.


Volumes and Weights
US and International weight and volume specifications

Size cu. in. liter lbs/oz kg.
One Size 4272 70 5/7 2.46

Dimensions 65 Lt
Dimensions are shown as length (height) x width x depth
IN: 24 x 16 x 13
CM: 60 x 40 x 32


Or CARRY ON Porter 46 Lt



Volumes and Weights
US and International weight and volume specifications

Size cu. in. liter lbs/oz kg.
One Size 2807 46 2/6 1.09

Dimensions are shown as length (height) x width x depth
IN: 22 x 14 x 9
CM: 57 x 36 x 24



  • Backpack shoulder straps and fabric/webbing waistbelt are quick to stash and zip away into the padded back panel; adjustable sternum strap has rescue-whistle buckle
  • StraightJacket™ compression with padded wings helps protect and secure any size load
  • Front panel padded organization pocket with lockable zippers and separate LAPTOP/tablet sleeves
  • Front panel vertical zippered pocket
  • Zippered top pocket holds toiletries for quick access
  • Padded top and side handles
  • Easy zip access to large main compartment with lockable zipper
  • Reinforced cord loops let you attach an Osprey Daylite daypack (sold separately)
  • Osprey Porter 46 Travel Pack has D-ring attachments for adding a shoulder carry strap (not included)
  • This item meets carry-on size restrictions for most airlines (size not to exceed 45 linear inches when adding L+W+H; this is subject to change, so check with your airline).

For more info visit Osprey Packs

To buy visit REI they have this brand on sale!!! And free shipping as well 😉



Option #2  (5 year warranty)  $225-325 USD 

Pacsafe Venture Safepack 45 Lt



  • EXomesh®, a lightweight stainless-steel wire mesh, is built discreetly into vulnerable areas to prevent thieves from slashing through the fabric
  • Roobar anti-theft anchor locks zippers and multiple compartments together, and you can lock your luggage to a secure fixture so you don’t have to sleep with one eye open
  • Includes a 3mm stainless-steel cable to use with the Roobar for locking the pack to a secure fixture; storage pouch for the cable is included
  • Puncture-resistant ToughZip™ helps prevent forced entry into your pack with a ball-point pen or other tool, and helps prevent unwanted items placed inside your luggage
  • Interlocking zipper sliders can take a TSA-approved padlock (sold separately); only 1 padlock required for multiple compartments with the Roobar anchor
  • Padded shoulder straps, sternum strap and waist belt balance and secure your load; they stow away for protection in transit
  • Molded foam BACK SUPPORT features airflow channels for comfort
  • Main zippered compartment opens book-style for easy access to clothing and gear, and features an internal zippered mesh pocket
  • Front zippered compartment features a large zippered pocket that can hold a magazine, tablet or 13 in. LAPTOP; compartment also has 2 smaller zippered mesh pockets
  • Top and side haul handles and internal and side compression straps help you manage your load
  • The Pacsafe VentureSafe 45LGII Travel Pack also features a zippered luggage ID pocket, pen holder and key/wallet clip

There is also a 55Lt


  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 68 x 36 x 30 cm / 26.8 x 14.2 x 11.8 in
  • Weight: 2.40 kg / 5 lbs 4.7 oz
  • Volume: 55 L / 3356 cubic in

and 65 Lt option with the same features

  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 74 x 38 x 31 cm / 29.1 x 15 x 12.2 in
  • Weight: 2.60 kg / 5 lbs 11.7 oz
  • Volume: 65 L / 3966 cubic in


For more info checkout Pacsafe and to purchase as well!




Option #3 (limited warranty-manufacturing defects) $199 USD

Tortuga Travel packs




  • Carry on sized to save you money and hassle at the airport
  • Front-loading to keep your stuff organized and within reach
  • Quick-access front pocket for toiletries and anything you need during your flight
  • Laptop sleeve fits COMPUTERS up to 17″
  • Padded shoulder straps, padded hip belt, and chest strap for a comfortable, ergonomic carry
  • Strap cover to protect the shoulder straps when stowed in the overhead compartment
  • Lockable zippers on the main compartment and LAPTOP sleeve to prevent theft
  • Exterior pockets: 2 on the hip belt for your passport, money, or tickets; 2 on the sides for guidebooks, bottled water, or electronics
  • Soft, padded carry handles on the top and side of the bag for easy transport in tight quarters
  • Internal compression straps with pockets to stabilize your load and provide extra storage
  • Exterior compression straps to condense your pack

Volume: 44L (2,685 cu. in.)

Dimensions: 22 x 14 x 9″ (56 x 36 x 23 cm)


For more info and to place orders (there might be a waiting list just FYI) visti Tortuga 



Option #3 (lifetime manufacturing defects warranty ) $299 USD

Minaal packs



LIE-FLAT PACKING ||| So you can pack — and unpack — faster.


EASY FULL-BAG ACCESS ||| Instant access to all your gear (not just the stuff on top!) from any angle — thanks to our full-length zips.


LOCKABLE, PROTECTIVE DEVICE COMPARTMENT ||| Keep your gadgets safe, but within easy side-access reach in the separate, secure electronics compartment. Your devices are suspended in a neoprene sleeve, so no matter which way you put the bag down, your valuables won’t hit the ground.


ZIP-AWAY STRAPS ||| Rock the sleek, duffel-style look by hiding the backpack straps in under 10 seconds.


BUILT TO CARRY ON ||| Strike the perfect balance between saving money and moving fast – fits inside almost all current major airline carry-on dimensions (even Ryanair!)


IGNORE THE RAIN ||| A seam-sealed rain cover that’s easy to pull on, packs into itself and can be removed if unnecessary. It just… makes… sense.


FIT FOR YOU ||| Find your ideal position with 4-way main strap adjustment and extra-length, adjustable chest strap.


FULL WARRANTY ||| Total peace-of-mind with our manufacturer’s warranty against defects.



DIMENSIONS ||| 55 x 35 x 20(cm) / 21.65 x 13.77 x 7.87(in)



For more info and to place order (limited stock) visit Minaal




And if you have no clue how big a 70 lt backpack is.. here’s how ridiculuous I look (don’t mind the work outfit that makes it even more ridiculous hahaha)





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