AER Go Pack vs Osprey Tropos

  • Great for travel
  • Lightweight and compact
  • Easy to pack away when not in use
  • Durable fabric
  • Comfortable straps
  • Great for travel
  • Durable and lightweight
  • Comfortable to wear even in hot weather
  • Lots of pockets for organization
  • Well designed

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AER Go Pack
Travel Bag Recommendations
All the bags you’ve mentioned (Minaal 3.0, Osprey Fairpoint and the Aer Travel Pack) are all going to be too big for day-to-day carrying imo. These are going to be more suitable for ‘true’ one bagging (ie when you travel without a checked bag). If you decide to opt against a checked bag, perhaps look at a packable day bag and one of your options above, or take a look at the Peak Design Travel Bag, as this is designed with photographers in mind, is effectively a big bucket of a bag, and can expand from 35-45l (although I think when expanded to the full 45l it is slightly too big for most airlines). For a daily carry, you ideally want to be looking at something 25l or less, even under 20l.
Osprey Tropos
Osprey Tropos Backpack Review | Pack Hacker
The name Osprey Tropos might make you think “tropical” at first—palm trees, warm weather, and relaxing on the beach. This bag will work well in other situations as well, including outdoor adventures and city jaunts.
This Osprey bag has all the urban daypack charm you could ever want, but can still ...
6 months ago
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AER Go Pack
Aer Go Pack Review | Packable & Lightweight Daypack For One Bag Travel
So there you have it our review of the Aer Go Pack.
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4 months ago
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Osprey Tropos
Advice for a good urban travel backpack? (Love walking, don't need anything 'survivalist', budget theoretically unlimited)
I use an Osprey Tropos for urban trekking and train travel. Design wise, it's not very big, almost like a school backpack where it looks like you're doing every day carry. It's all black and you could comfortably corporate travel with it. The hip belt is small and I tie it away.