My Go To Backpack for Long Trips and Budget Travel

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For the last 12 years I’ve been using the Eagle Creek Switchback Carry On as my go to luggage for long term traveling and budget trips. I save my fancy hard shell Samsonite Carry On and Checked luggage for when I go on short or luxury trips since they are more sleek and stylish.

The Eagle Creek Switchback is my favorite backpack because it combines the functionality of a backpack with the convenience of wheeled luggage which comes in very handy when going through airports. I’m able to easily convert the wheeled carry on to a backpack when I come across cobblestoned streets, rough roads, steep stairs or have to make my way through crowded train stations.

Here are a few images and a video of the Switchback.

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I’ve had two over the last 12 years and the same green switchback (pictured above) for 7 years and it’s still looks great and feels sturdy.

 

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