For years I have been traveling with a backpack. They are easy to keep close to you in busy airports, bus and train stations. No worrying about wheels getting stuck or accidentally tripping people. The biggest hurdle has been making sure the backpack is big enough for all my carry on needs and fit under the seat. I had been using an old REI pack but it was not made with tech in mind and was just a normal daypack. Every time I needed to get my laptop out for security I had to open the main compartment and pull out the laptop and hope I did not dump the entire content of my pack onto the area around me. Read More….