Dave with pack and cows on the Camino

The Best Hiking Pack I Have Ever Owned

After 18+ months and 200+ miles, I'm very impressed with my Osprey Talon 44 hiking pack. Here's why.

Green Hoboroll

Packing Cubes vs Hoboroll: the Battle for My Backpack

There are many great things about my backpack. It has the best harness I’ve ever used, it’s easy to secure,...

Macpac Orient Express 65

Six Months Later: Macpac Orient Express 65 Review

Reviewing the Macpac Orient Express travel pack after six months of carrying, dragging and kicking it round the world.


6 Things to Consider When Buying Your First Backpack

What to consider when buying your first travel backpack: size, style, features, testing tips and more.

Camino Dave and the cutouts

Travelling Light, and How I Haven’t Managed It

Pssst. Over here. Come a little closer, for I have a terrible secret to admit. I was once one of...