Osprey Farpoint 40 Backpack Review

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So I wrote before that I wasn’t totally sold on this backpack before heading out to Thailand. I was so unsold that I packed the Osprey Farpoint 40 and then I tried my old North Face Terra 55 the day before we left. In order to guarantee the Terra 55 would be carry-on compliant though I had to take out the suspension/support panel in the back. I was worried this wouldn’t hold up well throughout the trip so I made a last minute switch back to the Osprey Farpoint 40. And now you’re all caught up.Keep Reading

Carry On Packing for Two Weeks in Thailand

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My love for packing challenges started when I was working in Germany and taking weekend trips with my friend Malia. We would pack everything we needed for a weekend in a medium size purse. I think purse packing is a great option for winter travel since you can rewear your outer layers, you can cram additional items into your jacket pockets, and you won’t be sweating through everything you pack. Unfortunately, I didn’t always give myself enough time to pack up my purse before dashing to the airport and flew home once with pockets full of underwear. I’m hoping to avoid that mishap while packing for two weeks in Thailand.Keep Reading