Good morning!! This is Jimmy and Welcome to Part 2 of my trip to Bali, Indonesia!!!

This is Part 2: Packing for my trip.

The first thing I need to buy is the best backpacks for adventure travel for my family. I remember that my last suitcase which I bought in 2014 had been completely broken because the zippers were break, split, pinch and rip while I catch a connecting flight in Survarnabhumi airport, then I tried to fix a stuck zipper. Unfortunately, the flight back to Dallas-Fort Worth airport, It happened to the suitcase wheels and and the suitcase handle. I don’t understand what happened to my favorite suitcase.

Although that was quite the best travel suitcase I have ever had, I know I will have to replace it eventually! Based on my experience choosing for my best travel bag, I will give some guidelines to choose travel suitcase suitable for yourself and top 5 best travel suitcases in 2019!

As you know, I need to collect 3 new travel backpacks for three people: for my husband, my daughter and me. Our trip to Bali, Indonesia is an eco-travel so this post, I will talk about bags for this travel. Here are some types suitable for adventurous travel, let’s see!

Backpack is just a bag with shoulder straps that allow it to be carried on one’s back and surely one of the most handly baggage to carry when traveling.

Suitable for:

  • People live an active travel life
  • Holiday makers who always on the go
  • People who are looking to avoid dragging his/her luggage around and feeling comfortable carrying at least a quarter of his/her body weight on back.

This easy-to-access, easy-to-carry bag, often built with sturdy materials, is perfect for holiday-makers who are always on the go.

If you are looking for the best backpack for travel, it can be challenging to find out the best one for yourself because it’s up to some features such as: size, price, lightweight, brand, model, design, etc. But front-loading, waist strap, rain resistant, lockable zippers, good carry handles and compression straps are typical features that I will pay more attention because my trips will be more convenient

1. Best travel backpack for women in 2019: Osprey Packs Women’s Kyte 46 Backpack

I have never been disappointed with Osprey’s quality, versatility and durability. Now, let’s go with Osprey Kyte 46 – the best travel backpack for women in 2019. A chameleon is the female-specific Osprey Kyte 46. It is a fully functional overnight pack with a separate zippered sleeping bag compartment and external sleeping pad straps.

Osprey Packs Women’s Kyte 46 Backpack – New Version

There are a few differences in the recent and the newest version of the Kyte such as:

  • The pockets on the side of the pack can be get an access point on the top and on the side, so it is easier to take your water bottle or any contents
  • Nylon is used on the front pocket, so it can be adjusted for size with compression straps
  • The padding in the hip belt and the shoulder straps is thicker than the old version
  • Hip belt pockets are larger now
  • The lash tabs on the top of the pack are easier to use
  • The buckles are a newer design and more sturdy
Product details

Size: 25 x 17 x 5 inches

Weight: 3.75 lbs

Capacity: 46L

Warranty: Lifetime

Total of pockets: 6 + main compartment


  • A built-in rain cover
  • Waist pocket is big enough
  • Light weight
  • Very comfortable while using
  • Side zipper access to main compartment
  • Sleeping bag compartment
  • Good looking
  • Carry on compatible


  • Just hiking backpack/outdoor activities for 2-5 days
  • Do not have wheels

In brief, Osprey Kyte 46 is one of the most functional backpacks in the niche market. It also includes some awesome nice-to-have features I mentioned above.

Osprey Packs Women's Kyte 46 Backpack
Osprey Packs Women's Kyte 46 Backpack
Osprey Packs Women's Kyte 46 Backpack (NEW VERSION)
Osprey Packs Women's Kyte 46 Backpack (NEW VERSION)

2. Best travel backpack for men in 2019: North Face Recon Backpack

Recon is a versatile high quality pack that will take all the abuse you can throw at it. With great construction, quality and style. You can got this primarily not only for short-stay trips, but also for work use (files, documents, laptop, etc)

If you travel with a lot of electronics such as: camera, iPods, tablets, go pro, … The North Face Recon is an ideal backpack for your adventure travel. Although it just have a 31-liter backpack, measuring 49 cm x 36 cm x 24 cm, the first thing this product gets right is having one main, large pocket. Because of that feature, Recon could be used for a short trip, even if you are a person that travels with a lot of electronics.

North Face Recon Backpack

Besides that, Looking at the bag’s exterior, despite it is not specificity stated, it appears to be thoroughly weatherproof. You can definitely take this product out on rainy day, I think It will be safe to walk around in a substantial downpour.

Product details

Size: 9.5 x 19.2 x 14 inches

Weight: 2.7 lbs

Liter: 30L


  • Durable-comes with lifetime warranty
  • FlexVent suspension system
  • Household brand name
  • Great color options
  • Wide range of accessories
  • Comfortable
  • Great organization and storage capacity


  • Not completely water-resistant
  • Not good quality material, weakness polyester
  • The strap is too short

If you are finding a durable backpack for men, with this product, you’re not going to go far wrong; although the versatility for Recon Backpack makes it ideal for a wide variety of users. It is an accomplished all-rounder with exceptional build quality and plenty of compartment space.

The North Face Recon Backpack
The North Face Recon Backpack

3. Best travel backpack for kids: J World New York Sunrise Backpack

I am considering between two options: Tilami Rolling Backpack and J World NewYork Sunrise Rolling Backpack. But you know, kids always love something had brightly colored, and so does my daughter. She likes a little princess and love everything has sweet pink.

So, I will choose J World New York Sunrise Rolling Backpack because its design, colors, and features.

This item is also good for travel up to a 9 years old (it depends on how big is your child) for a short trip

J World New York Sunrise Backpacks are attracted by its multi-coloured

About features:

  • Honestly, I was consumed by its design at the first sight. For more than 60 different color and decoration and a pefect size for school, it is chosen easily
  • This item is also safety at night due to reflective tape
  • With easily accessible front pocket organizer, my daughter can use it when she goes to school and travels.
  • The fabric is water resistant and has lining for extra protection
  • Note: This bag without the handle extended is 18 inches in height.It is not a good idea to put laptop inside for It is nó designed to put laptop, there is no soft padding and it would be bumpy when pulling it around.



  • Large capacity
  • Unique plastic bottom mold and durable wheels
  • Pretty and cute
  • Side pockets for water bottles
  • Front pocket for additional storage


  • The wheels make the bag heavier and don’t turn on a dime
  • No waterproof during heavy rainstorms for electronic devices
  • Safety at night

Product details

Size: 18 x 13 x 9″ [ 46 x 32 x 22 cm]

Weight: 4.5 lbs

Capacity: 34.5L

Age: after 8 years old

I love this rolling backpack and my princess also. She is just only over 5 years old and I hope she can use this backpack until 8. And I have to say that this is not only the best backpack for adventure travel, but also the right one for school for children.

J World New York Sunrise Rolling Backpack
J World New York Sunrise Rolling Backpack

4. Best backpack for business traveller: eBags Professional Laptop Backpack

The eBags Professional Slim laptop backpack has a business-friendly design and lots of pockets. It is made for the traveling pro who travel anywhere with a laptop. A tablet, AC  adapter, smartphones and the accessories. It is suitable for both daily commuter and the cross-country travelers.

eBags Professional Laptop Backpack

The first thing I saw this item was how sturdy it looked – it will stand up on its own rather than slump over when placed on the ground. The second thing I noticed that the zipper quality was similarly impressive

This backpack has a Teflon coat, which makes it fine for walking through not too much heavy rain.

Due to thoughtful design, It is more comfortable than any others because I can put in and remove laptop, paper or some stuff much easier. I think it could be hold a 17-inch laptop without any problems, though you don’t need to try this. The main front pocket has enough space for pens, pencils, highlighters, business cards,  etc.

If your occupation is computer, IT, Architecture, Engineering or Science, this is a must-have-item you should need because it has very useful compartments such as the laptop compartment, tablet compartment and accessories all made a lot of sense


  • Security on all fronts with lockable zippers
  • Awesome build quality
  • Thoughtful design


  • Thicker and heavier than rivals
  • Beverage holder could be improved
  • Water bottle holder is useless

Product details

Size: 8.5 x 18 x 12.8 inches

Weight: 3 lbs

Laptop compartment dimensions: 17.5″ x 12.25″ x 1.5″

If you often have business travels, please don’t miss this wonderful bag

eBags Professional Slim Laptop Backpack for Travel
eBags Professional Slim Laptop Backpack for Travel

5. Best minimalist backpack: Nomatic Backpack

This travel bag is designed mainly for short trip plane travel for city to city. It is not a true backpack for heavy duty using such as camping, hiking or biking. Material is thicker, more rugged and zippers are stronger, Nomatic is a great bag, would easily give 5 stars if it priced inside $200.

Nomatic Backpack


  • The size of this backpack for adventure travel is quite compact but it can be expanded to 30L can carry 2-3 days clothes and have room for work paper notebook folders.
  • The Nomatic Travel place is made from Kodra Tarpaulin, it means that it is a water resistant and we have added waterproof kiss-lock zippered.

Specific features in Nomatic Backpack:

  • RFID safe pockets
  • Hidden money pocket
  • Retractable key leash
  • Roller bag sleeve
  • Cord pass throughs
  • Removable shell for glasses
  • Notebook pocket

It is suitable for people who are

  • Looking for packing light and only traveling for a short time
  • A digital nomad that does not cary too much gear
  • Value efficiency and design in their gear

Nomatic Backpack has a huge of functions


  • Durable item
  • Minimalistic funtional
  • Anti-theft features
  • Extremely functional


  • Bulky
  • Internal organization is tricky
  • Small size

This is really a nice bag with many pockets, easy to handle

Product details

Size: 18 x 13.1 x 7 inches

Weight: 4.8 lbs

Capacity: 30L

NOMATIC Travel Pack
NOMATIC Travel Pack

Although it is not really cheap but honestly it is worth it: a solid build, great features, more than enough space, logical pocket placement, etc it is very comfortable, durable  and great looking. I hope you are really happy with this item, it makes traveling much easier for you and you don’t fine yourself really wishing for anything else out of it. Nomatic Travel Pack will become favorite travel backpacks for whom loves simple and dynamism

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