Review of the Timbuk2 Alcatraz Backpack which offers a surprising amount of space, solid laptop protection, a comfortable harness and the ability to customize the appearance and materials to match your style.
Review of the Alpha One Niner (A19) Whitley which is a rock solid pack that has plenty of organizational options, solid laptop protection, an understated look, and a comfortable harness system.
Review of the Fjällräven Ulvö 30 which is a versatile edc backpack that offers a solid build quality, plenty of space, a comfortable carry and a simple organizational layout. If you are looking for an Evergoods CHZ alternative that offers additional breathability this will be a great option to consider.
Review of the Osprey Arcane XL Daypack which is a durable 30L daypack with a minimalist aesthetic, useful organization and plenty of space. If you need a daypack that can hold a little bit more and with an aesthetic that can work in any environment this will be a good one to check out.
Review of The 2022 Patagonia Refugio Daypack which is now available in a 26L and 30L size. There are some differences in features between the two bags and design updates from the previous generation of the Refugio that I am unsure about, but overall the bags still offer a solid build quality and plenty of space.
In this video, we will be taking a look at a few travel accessories from Matador: the SEG30 which is a smaller version of their previously released SEG42 that is more focused on EDC and shorter trips, an updated Nanodry Shower Towel, a waterproof stuff sack that fits on a keychain, and a waterproof pill case that keeps your medicines protected.
In this video we will be comparing 8 popular backpack brands that can be round in big box stores around the world. Smaller and newer companies have come out with exciting backpack offerings, but these brands are still very well known and offer bags that I regularly see around campus, the office, and pretty much anywhere that I travel. With so many options from such big brands it can be overwhelming to decide which brand might be best for you so hopefully this video can provide some direction if you are looking for your next bag.
Review of the Arcido Akra 35L travel pack which is a carry-on friendly backpack with a minimalist aesthetic, plenty of space and a comfortable harness system.
Review of The Patagonia 25L Black Hole Pack which is a durable all-purpose bag that offers solid weather resistance, useful pocketing, and a surprising amount of space.
Review of the Evergoods PLC20 which is a compact and well-built daily bag that offers some nice benefits such as a suspended laptop sleeve and breathable back panel, but too many tradeoffs to meet my particular needs.
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