10 Tips on How to make a Travel Backpack

In these summer days, many are about to start their vacation, and as always, it poses a dilemma. How do we make the backpack?

Travel Backpack

And it is that if you tried to save on your trip, it is likely that you have chosen to travel with a backpack invoiced and even with one hand, to avoid you so uncomfortable suitcases wheels, drag and facilitate transfers.

Have you ever thought about travel with a backpack instead of with suitcase?

Traveling with things in tow, the first in what we should think about is on our back. And rating variables, such as:

-Our travel destination



Based on these 3 above we plan what we’re going to take. Obviously if we can live without a laptop can that we’re saving up to 4 kilos (and concern for the team) and if our trip in the summer, we are lucky, the clothes obviously weighs less.

On the other hand, whether we charge or otherwise, we have strict limits on many airlines. Our recommendation is to not rush never. Many people commits the precision of our classic House scales, could be a big surprise, since kilo checked baggage can easily amount to 20 kg. When we talk about not rushing, not to leave 1 or 2 kilos of margin; but more.

Basically the philosophy is this: best to bring SOAP to many t-shirts/clothing inside/pants. That is, for a trip of a week, with 4 or 5 t-shirts is more than enough; 5 move also; and 3 pants. And if we do not wash, because we don’t see when or how, we have to think that the laundries are more common here than in many cities around the world (many floors are not equipped with washing machine), in which wash everything by a few euros.

Backpacking trips are more comfortable if you know how to do it

In fact, the weight of a backpack should not exceed 10% of the weight of the person. So imagine, in a 75-kilo man we are talking about a backpack of less than 8 kg.

Said all of the above

1 get ready. Eliminates half of the targeted list. It is rather obvious, but essential when we adjust the space.

  1. it heavier goes in the Center. Contrary to what many people think, the heaviest thing never goes down. Placing in the area average we sobrecargaremos no lumbar, and notice the “lighter” backpack.

3 – the lighter going to the Fund, and the average above weight at all (if the middleweight matches the things that you would like to have more hand better; for example, camera, polar fleece).

4 – never use the inside pockets (in which va clothing) to place the cosmetic bags with liquids.

5 we must reserve space for what is going to buy the trip (even if not to go with the intention of buying)

6 no do the large backpack taking into account what is already carried in the hand. Nothing practical would be carry two loads on the occasions that moving with both, we use the hand space only for the aircraft or urban routes in which we let the big hotel.

7 always use the internal compression straps. If they do not buckle, something you’ve done wrong, and keep in mind that they will prevent the content move; rolling is bad for the back, intended to bring more not outweighing the muscle suffering.

8 stand fasteners correctly. To do this, you get over the backpack, you abrochas you chest and kidneys, attachments following this, you tilt forward without bending the legs, and then, in that position, squeeze them a little more. This serves to not load all the weight to the shoulders.

9 protects your backpack: uses locks to ensure zippers, or a plastic sleeve for the backpack whole in the event that your destination is rainy (for example, Southeast Asia)

10 the ultimate test: get the backpack and put it to you House, endures with her at least 20 min. If you weigh too much, it rectifies the content.

Compression garment bags

Finally, recommended for travel long trips ending removals, or travel in winter, with a good choice are the vintage style bags.

We leave you a video (in English) where you can see it working (they do not need to make a vacuum cleaner vacuum, but there are many Yes). We have not yet tested them but they promise enough, especially for coats and bulky items.