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Osprey Sojourn 25

Osprey Sojourn 25

Explosive underwear, full-body scans, luggage fees? Welcome to the friendly skies. To subdue some of travel's travails, shop smart for luggage; no one wants a finicky travel companion. With airlines...

Burton Wheelie Sub - Rolling Luggage: Reviews

Burton Wheelie Sub - Rolling Luggage: Reviews

Gearhead EnablerBulky equipment disappeared in this 8,769-cubic-inch dump bin. The over-under design means there are two cargo holds sporting Burton's stretchy zippers, which invite overstuffing....

eBags Mother Lode TLS Junior 25

eBags Mother Lode TLS Junior 25

Recon ArtistBrawny and balanced, the TLS is a 4,976-cubic-inch beefcake that shuns bling for practicality—perfect for a Thailand traverse where rain, muck, and brusque Bangkok cabbies failed to...

Eagle Creek Take 2 ORV Trunk 28 - Luggage: Reviews

Eagle Creek Take 2 ORV Trunk 28 - Luggage: Reviews

1. If there's parity in reincarnation, this two-in-one trunk will be reborn as a tank. It easily passes dress code at luxe hotels, but its 420- and 1,680-denier fabrics, brawny wheels and housings,...

Patagonia MLC - Luggage: Reviews

Patagonia MLC - Luggage: Reviews

EVERYTHING AT HANDThe 2,610-cube Maximum Legal Carry-On is overly tough, with 1,680-denier ballistics nylon and a DWR finish. It multitasks as a shoulder bag, soft-sided suitcase, or convertible...

Mountainsmith Covert LX - Luggage: Reviews

Mountainsmith Covert LX - Luggage: Reviews

BOMBER VAGABONDWhat looks like a techy backpack splits into a 1,340-cube daypack and a 4,400-cube main hauler, carried as shoulder or side bag. In Iquitos, Peru, it all behaved like a comfortable 40-...

Eagle Creek Twist 65L - Carry-On Bage: Reviews

Eagle Creek Twist 65L - Carry-On Bage: Reviews

Off-RoaderAfter 18,000 air miles and transits to mucky Thai elephant camps, this agile 3,965-cube convertible sustained only negligible knicks. The drop door's main compartment easily assimilates ten...

Osprey SpaceStation 100 - Luggage: Reviews

Osprey SpaceStation 100 - Luggage: Reviews

MULTISPORT MAWThis rolling expedition duffel could eat two pony kegs. I dumped loads of gear into the 6,100-cube behemoth for kayaking and glacier tromping in Alaska and still had plenty of room....

JanSport 22

JanSport 22

ROUGH-AND-TUMBLE MINIMALISTThis 3,150-cube carry-on's built like a wolverine: compact, rugged, and toothy—colossal five-inch wheels bite into most any surface and prevent payload rollovers....

Victorinox 22

Victorinox 22

SLICK AND UTILITARIANFully rotating handle for ergonomic towing; adjustable, ventilated, zip-away backpack suspension for off-road jaunts; detachable day bag with shoulder strap for town tours? Check...

REI Wheely Beast - Duffel Bag : Reviews

REI Wheely Beast - Duffel Bag : Reviews

1. Remarkable for its smart blend of features, capacity, ergonomics, and durability, this 9.9-pound duffel hits the sweet spot for most travelers. Its shell—420- and 630-denier nylon, with 1,680...

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