Solid External Access

Pakt Travel Backpack

Modern Classic

Pakt Travel Backpack

After the success of their killer duffel bag, Pakt partnered with Chase Reeves to design a modern travel backpack for both pro travelers and weekend warriors alike. Lots of external access, solid aesthetics, perfect carry-on size, organized without overcomplicating things. view bag

Aer Travel Pack 2.0

Organized. All black.

Aer Travel Pack 2.0

A very well designed, stylish travel bag for one-bag travel with enough pockets, organization and access to make travel smooth. view bag

Peak Design Everyday Backpack

Tech looks. Epic innovation.

Peak Design Everyday Backpack

The Everyday backpack from Peak Design is innovative, thoughtful and smooth in use. Available in 2 modes. Great camera protection. Excellent materials. Techy vibes. view bag

Bellroy Transit Backpack

Calming Capabilities

Bellroy Transit Backpack

The 28L Transit Backpack from Bellroy is nicely sized and well organized for big commutes, business travel and regular ol' adventure travel. Innovative and classy bag. view bag

Nomatic 40L Travel Bag

Weatherproof. Organized.

Nomatic 40L Travel Bag

The Travel Bag from Nomatic is a solid offering in one bag travel. view bag

Boundary Supply Errant Backpack

Tight tech daily driver

Boundary Supply Errant Backpack

Versatile and feature rich with lots of organization in a sleek, techy everyday size. Camera accessory ready, shoe compartment. Kinda funky zip top with magnetic clips. view bag

Wandrd DUO Day Pack Tech Backpack

Tech Rambler

Wandrd DUO Day Pack Tech Backpack

The DUO from Wandrd is a daily tech rambler with great materials, solid organization and a built-in camera cube. Weather protection, external access, straps and side access all on point. view bag

Evergoods Civic Half Zip 22L

Most Epic Basic

Evergoods Civic Half Zip 22L

The Civic Half Zip (CHZ22) from Evergoods is a modern classic with just the right amount of organization and capacity executed with precision build quality and excellent materials. view bag

Wandrd Prvke Rolltop Backpack

Rugged. Techy.

Wandrd Prvke Rolltop Backpack

A functional everyday bag for both urban and outdoor use with solid durability, rolltop expandability, decent organization and side-access for optional camera cube integration. view bag

Tom Bihn Synapse/Synik

Dad Bag Epic™

Tom Bihn Synapse/Synik

One of the internet's most beloved backpacks due to its accessibility, organization, build quality and capacity. Dad-bag looks tho. view bag

Nomatic Travel Pack & Backpack

Organized. Sturdy

Nomatic Travel Pack & Backpack

These Nomatic bags are chock full of pockets. There are 2 different bags here: the Travel Pack expands up to about 30L, perfect for short trips and minimal travel. The Backpack is 20-24L daily carry. Both are sleek, totally organized, and rocking the "jetpack" look. view bag

Minaal Carry On Backpack

Tight & Sleek

Minaal Carry On Backpack

This is the bag that started it all for me. The Carry On backpack from Minaal is one of the professional traveler's best friends with its sleek design, killer materials and medium sized capacity for minimal travel. view bag

Filson 24 Hour Tin Briefcase

Hemmingway.

Filson 24 Hour Tin Briefcase

This bag from Filson is easily one of my favorite briefcase-type bags due to it's excellent materials, organization, and classic aesthetic. view bag

Aer Fit Pack 2

Techy. Useful.

Aer Fit Pack 2

Solid minimal tech organization, spacious front "duffel" pocket, tight little package, durable build and materials... the Fit Pack 2 from Aer is a solid everyday carry backpack. view bag

Aer Flight Pack 2

Sleek. Organized.

Aer Flight Pack 2

The second version of this bag is a welcome update, creating a much more stylish looking bag with plenty of organization for daily carry. view bag

Pakt Anywhere 25L Duffel

Organized & Classy

Pakt Anywhere 25L Duffel

Great for short trips and shines as a daily carry brief/messenger due to all the organization, quality materials and thoughtful design. view bag

Greenroom136 Rainmaker Backpack

Upgraded Classic

Greenroom136 Rainmaker Backpack

An extremely solid everyday backpack suited for carrying lots of gear or compressing down to a minimal daily carry haul. One of my favorite all-around bags. view bag

Peak Design’s 10L Everyday Sling

Tight. Sleek. Capable.

Peak Design’s 10L Everyday Sling

Innovative and sleek, functional and delightful. Multiple compact sizes. Lots of thoughtful features. view bag

DSPTCH Travel Pack

DSPTCH Travel Pack

DSPTCH hand-makes bags here in the USA and the Travel Pack is a great example of the kind of extremely durable designs they put together. view bag

Cecilia Mercator Camera Backpack

Spendy. Literally excellent.

Cecilia Mercator Camera Backpack

The Mercator from Cecilia is an absolutely gorgeous, hand crafted backpack with loads of organization, customizable photo and tech storage and great external access. Spendy but epic for a tighter everyday camera carry. view bag

OpposeThis Invisible Carry-On Backpack

Organized & Classy

OpposeThis Invisible Carry-On Backpack

A very innovative backpack for either large daily carry or serious travelers who need one bag for both travel and daily carry. A great bag for medium size 1-bag travel category. view bag

Tortuga Outbreaker Backpack

Padded. Protected. Bulky.

Tortuga Outbreaker Backpack

The Outbreaker backpack from Tortuga is a solid 1-bag travel pick. I personally prefer the less bulky (and more spacious) experience of traveling with the Tortuga Setout, so be sure to check out that bag too. This Outbreaker, however, has quite a bit more padding and protection around the entire bag, so if you know you'll have delicate stuff inside you may prefer this one. view bag

Tortuga Setout Divide Backpack

Laid Back Expert.

Tortuga Setout Divide Backpack

The little brother to the Tortuga Setout, the Setout Divide from Tortuga is a full-featured bag for the style-casual modern minimal traveler. view bag

Ryu Locker Pack 24L

Ryu Locker Pack 24L

The Locker Pack from Ryu is an insanely innovative bag for daily carry. view bag

Shimoda X30 Adventure Camera Backpack

The Adventure Pro

Shimoda X30 Adventure Camera Backpack

The X30 from Shimoda is a full featured mobile studio rig for adventure filmmakers and hobbyists alike. Great materials. Floppy but well organized. A personal favorite. view bag

Boundary Supply Arris Travel Pack

Sleek. Sophisticated. Comfy.

Boundary Supply Arris Travel Pack

The Arris from Boundary Supply boasts durable, sleek materials, sophisticated design and a badass harness system. view bag

The Knack Pack

Solid. Suit-able. Will travel.

The Knack Pack

A very solid backpack for business environments that expands for travel and larger loads. The updated Series 2 design is even better than the first. view bag

Topo Global Briefcase 3-Day

The Mountain Professional

Topo Global Briefcase 3-Day

A very capable minimal traveler's bag or large-ish daily carry brief that converts to a backpack or messenger. Simple and solid tech organization, capacity and unique style. Kinda fiddly main compartment interiors. view bag

Tortuga Outbreaker Laptop Backpack

Rugged. Organized. Comfy.

Tortuga Outbreaker Laptop Backpack

The Outbreaker Laptop backpack from Tortuga is an excellent minimal travel bag or large-ish daily carry bag. Durable, comfortable, lots of pocketing. view bag

Peak Designs Everyday Tote

Techy. Useful.

Peak Designs Everyday Tote

The Everyday Tote from Peak Designs is a super functional tote bag for everyday use. view bag

Vanquest Triton 21

Bury Organization

Vanquest Triton 21

Burly and tactical in design. Solid external access. Customizable segmentation of main compartment with padded hook and loop shelves and side access. 16" laptop fits tightly in protective compartment. view bag

Peak Design 35L Travel Duffel

Peak Design 35L Travel Duffel

Simple, Techy Capacity

Pakt One Travel Bag

Pakt One Travel Bag

The Professional

Arktype Dashpack Mark II Backpack

Arktype Dashpack Mark II Backpack

Sleek AF.

Boundary Supply Prima System Backpack

Boundary Supply Prima System Backpack

Rugged. Technical. Capable.

Greenroom 136 Metromonger Sling

Greenroom 136 Metromonger Sling

Basic Excellence

Thule Subterra Travel Backpack

Thule Subterra Travel Backpack

Sturdy. Capable.

Heimplanet Transit Travel Pack

Heimplanet Transit Travel Pack

Millican Smith The Roll Pack 25L

Millican Smith The Roll Pack 25L

New Heritage.

Able Carry Daily Backpack

Able Carry Daily Backpack

Bellroy Duotote Backpack

Bellroy Duotote Backpack

Playful. Serious.

Hideout Pack from Everyman

Hideout Pack from Everyman

Burly Organization.

Qwstion Small Pack

Qwstion Small Pack

Wandrd Veer Packable Daypack

Wandrd Veer Packable Daypack

Surprising.

YNOT Magnetica Rolltop Backpack

YNOT Magnetica Rolltop Backpack

Strong. Simple.

Tortuga Setout Duffel

Tortuga Setout Duffel

Organized. Spacious.

Arcido Akra Backpack

Arcido Akra Backpack

Tighter & Sleeker

Qwstion Office Pack/Briefcase

Qwstion Office Pack/Briefcase

Understated. Organized. Stylish.

Diamond Brand Belay Bag

Diamond Brand Belay Bag

American Simple Epic.

Cotopaxi Allpa 35L Travel Pack

Cotopaxi Allpa 35L Travel Pack

Soft & Durable

Mission Workshop Rhake Backpack

Mission Workshop Rhake Backpack

Burly. Organized.

Waterfield Pro Executive Backpack

Waterfield Pro Executive Backpack

Executive Sweet.

InCase Icon Backpack

InCase Icon Backpack

Tom Bihn Brain Bag

Tom Bihn Brain Bag

Peak Design Travel Duffelpack (65L)

Peak Design Travel Duffelpack (65L)

Everything but Carry-on

Tom Bihn Tristar

Tom Bihn Tristar

Organized. Built Tough.

F-Stop Dalston Camera Backpack

F-Stop Dalston Camera Backpack

Understated. Capable.

Mystery Ranch Rover

Mystery Ranch Rover

North St. Weekender Travel Backpack

North St. Weekender Travel Backpack

Rugged. Organized.

Huru H1 Backpack

Huru H1 Backpack

Expandable. Vandalous.

Compagnon Element Backpack

Compagnon Element Backpack

Durable. Protective. Expansive.

Evergoods Mountain Panel Loader

Evergoods Mountain Panel Loader

So Capable.

Lexdray Mont Blanc Pack

Lexdray Mont Blanc Pack

Brevité Jumper

Brevité Jumper

Playful. Easy.

Aer Travel Duffel

Aer Travel Duffel

Solid. Organized. Techy.

Aer Travel Sling

Aer Travel Sling

Small Laptop Friendly. (vid)

Aer Capsule Pack

Aer Capsule Pack

Burly. Organized

Bellroy Apex Backpack

Bellroy Apex Backpack

Everyday Excellence

Kathmandu Litehaul 38 Travel Backpack

Kathmandu Litehaul 38 Travel Backpack

Light & Capable

Kletterwerks Summit 20L

Kletterwerks Summit 20L

Dayfarer Backpack

Dayfarer Backpack

Clean. Techy.

PGYTech OneMo Backpack

PGYTech OneMo Backpack

Sleek. Affordable-ish. Solid.

Waterfield Staad Backpack

Waterfield Staad Backpack

Smooth Operator.