Do you struggle with a heavy backpack? Do you travel with tons of things you never use? These downsizing stories will inspire you to downsize your luggage and travel with less.
Packing light is possible if you make sacrifices. There might be trade-offs when choosing ultralight luggage, but that extra weight saved is worth it if packing super light is the goal.
It’s carry-on friendly, front-loading, and great for women with a small frame. Kate gives us the ins and outs in her Osprey Fairview 40L backpack review.
While searching for the perfect backpack, Julia found the Minaal 2.0. She loves that it’s small, organized, and carry-on friendly. Read more in her Minaal 2.0 carry-on backpack review.
A luggage scale is a small and inexpensive piece of travel gear that can easily save you hundreds of dollars in baggage fees. Don’t be surprised at the check-in counter. Come prepared!
The Riut X25 backwards backpack has openings against your back making it more secure from pickpockets. Just one great feature covered in our backpack review.
Hannah gives us her Kelty Redwing 44 backpack review after traveling with it for several months around Europe. She was also able to take it as a carry-on.
Melissa found a backpack that fit her petite frame, stored enough for family travel, and was carry-on friendly. Read her Thule Versant 60L backpack review.
Rachel was searching for a carry-on sized bag to use for business travel. See what she loves about her new 30L bag in this Timbuk2 Jet Laptop Backpack review.
Eva was looking for a sturdy backpack for school and found a 25L bag that works well for travel, too. Here’s her Herschel Little America backpack review.
Sometimes hybrid luggage is just what you needed. Courtney tells us what she likes about her duffel suitcase in this Thule Crossover Rolling Duffel review.
Lindsey chose the Gregory J53 when she needed a new bag. She likes its flexibility and thinks it’s a good size. Check out her Gregory J53 backpack review.