Tsù Tunic by Sportive Plus

I’ve always had a preference for “princess cut” (also known as “empire waist” or “A cut”) tunics since I feel it’s the kind of cut that fits my silhouette the best. Sportive Plus’ princess cut has rarely failed me, from the Tsù tunic to the Xenon sweater (which also works well as a tunic by the way). READ MORE…

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Emmylou Printed Tunic by SWAK Designs

… or the proof that a same item of clothing can be both feminine AND super practical to pack ! For those of you who were curious about the clothes featured in my latest look (check out It’s a Free World, Baby), here’s more info about the pink tunic… The Emmylou Printed Tunic by SWAK Designs is definitely a plus-size backpacking must-have 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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PacSafe 85L Backpack Protector with eXomesh

One of my biggest fear – and I can’t be the only one! – when I travel is to be robbed of some parts or all my luggage. As backpackers, we tend to carry the strict minimum and every missing/lost/stolen items can become a major setback. 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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