Luggage is vocverything. The difference between crumpled, messy or even broken stuff and organised efficiency, between stooping with backache and bouncing up that next hill, between feeling weighed down and feeling like you could jump on (or off) a bus at a moment’s notice.
Buying the wrong bag is one of the easiest travel mistakes to make – and one of the hardest to put up with. To save you from packing pain while on the road we’ve done the heavy lifting for you. Here’s our pick of the best backpacks currently on the market for travellers.