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How To Pick The Right Backpack For Your Trip

Picking the right backpack is an important part of any trip. Too big, and you’ll have too much extra weight. Too small, and you’ll never fit anything in. Pick the wrong material, and your stuff will be soaked in the rain. There are so many options out there that it can be very confusing. Suitcase or backpack? Suitcases are great for weekends away or if you’ll be staying in one place for a long time. But if you are moving around a lot, it is far better to have a backpack. Backpacks are simply more versatile. They’re easy to carry upstairs and pack into tight places, and overall, they just make life simpler. There’s no need to pick them up...

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4 Ways To Make Sure Your Briefcase Is High Quality

1. The Quality Of Leather Used Buy a briefcase made from high-quality leather. Quality leather improves with age – the briefcase should look fantastic even after a decade of use. Over time, leather changes color and develops an attractive patina. A top quality leather briefcase looks sleek and professional. Genuine leather is durable, flexible, attractive and has a typical smell associated with rugged masculinity. Full-grain leather makes the most durable briefcases. Top-grain leather is an affordable and excellent alternative to full-grain leather. For a more water-permeable and thinner leather, choose split-grain leather. It won’t last as long as higher-quality versions. The origins of the leather used to make the briefcase often determines the quality. The finest quality leather is sourced...

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5 Things To Know About Getting A Duffle Bag

For quick getaways or long weekends, suitcases can seem impractical. When you don’t need to carry much stuff, or are simply a short drive or train ride away from your destination, who wants to mess with a massive, cumbersome carry-on—especially if your trip involves multiple forms of transportation? Enter the duffle bag and weekender. More rugged than a gym bag and easier to squeeze into cramped compartments than a hard case, they’re ideal travel companions for guys taking short excursions. They’re a hell of a lot more stylish than a clunky suitcase, too. There are a few things to consider when looking for the perfect one, though. So before you go splashing your cash, here’s what to look for when...

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