Pros: amazing capacity in such a small, light, compact area
Cons: a bit pricey, yet worth every penny
I recently traveled to South America for the first time. Now for a little insight on my traveling ways, I am a very nervous, sometimes a bit paranoid traveler. I must be equipped with every possible item and double check tickets, passes and etc. I purchased this back pack first as a consideration for storage of my small traveling goods. When I got home and did a closer scrutiny on this little fella I discovered a whole new revolutionary way of carrying and organizing my small but crucial items. #1 This bad has infinite pockets, once I thought the zippers and pockets were going to bust I could always find a niche to stick a few more objects. I kept my passport in a pocket that was conveniently located on the smaller rear pocket of the bag. It was concealed in the large pocket with a zipper so there was no risk of it falling out or being misplaced. Inside that pocket was an open space just big enough to slide a passport sized object into it snuggly. I think it might even serve that function, either a passport or a palm pilot-sized sort of item. #2 My other crucial materials were my flight tickets and boarding passes that I had previously purchased. To my ultimate surprise, in the large main pocket with a zipper, there was an open folder like slot in the back which was well concealed with the other things that the bag was currently containing. I slipped the tickets in the easy-access pocket and felt that they were safe from any sort of accident. #3 Not only can this backpack hold all sorts of papers, make-up, pens, etc, but it is quite stylish in itself. A lightweight pack that sits comfortably on your shoulders with adjustable straps, it can be taken on rugged paths through the Congo jungle or be a shopping companion at the mall. No matter where it travels it is sure to be reliable and durable all through your journey. So, to sum it up, while you are standing in the baggage check line which is held up by groups of people fumbling for forms of identification or tickets, you on the other hand will be completely accompanied with the forms you need and be within reach of them for use in 15 seconds. You are the smart one because you are prepared, organized, and comfortable, while being stylish and self-assured.