Backpack Vs. Suitcase : The Big Debate

For some members of the pack-light-go-far-spend-less travelers, being a backpacker requires to solemnly swear that you will be faithful to one and only form of luggage: the backpack. For a while, I was sharing that view. But then I decided to explore the possibilities of packing small, but this time in a suitcase. READ MORE…

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Jet-Setter, Travel Gear Specialists

I recently shared a photo album on The PS Backpacker’s Facebook page called “#MyMontreal” that presents bits and pieces of the city that became my home 15 years ago, as I moved here to study journalism. READ MORE…

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Update : Finding THE Backpack

In one of my first posts, “Finding THE Backpack”, I wrote about the struggles of finding a backpack that will suit your body type & size. I recently received a few emails from women needing further details and advice, mostly on the hip belt issue. Christy, a reader from California, was one of them. READ MORE…

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PackTowl Personal Towel & YogaRat SportLite Collection

As plus-size people, a hotel/hostel/any regular towel is rarely enough to do the job and we are often tempted to bring our own, in spite of the room it can take in our luggage. READ MORE…

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Friday Tips & Tricks: My Bag(s) of Tricks!

Since my very first trip, in New Orleans, in September 2009, I’ve been on a constant mission to find THE perfect day bag, which combines safety, light weight and capacity to hold your required belongings for a full day away from the hostel/hotel room. READ MORE…

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