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My S19’s First Trip

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    My S19’s First Trip

    Winter in Jeju Island, South Korea

    Using the S19 Black ballistic/Northwest Sky as my personal item/carry-on. I'm definitely not an expert packer and far from a minimalist one-bag traveler. Even if I wanted to, a medical condition prevents me from carrying a significant amount of weight and forbidden by the surgeon to do any overhead lifting.

    What I carried:

    Small Front Pocket:
    5 packets of Korean sim cards

    Water Bottle Pocket:
    Tiger insulated mug 300 mL (10 oz)
    Bluetooth selfie stick

    Right Side Pocket:
    Reusable nylon bag

    Left Side Pocket:
    Tiger insulated mug 240 mL (8 oz)

    Bottom Pocket:
    Columbia Omnitech light blue windbreaker size 1X

    Main Compartment:
    -Eagle Creek medium packing cube for North Face Thermoball synthetic down jacket size XL, Uniqlo Heattech Ultra Warm leggings XL, Uniqlo Heattech Extra Warm shirt XL, tanktop, and 2 underwear.
    -TB Clear Organizer Pouch medium burnt orange for passport and documents, tethered to O-ring. Keys and flashlight clipped to O-ring.
    -Shawl 62 in. x 62 in.
    -TB 3D Clear Organizer Cube for earbud headphones inside Hello Kitty case, small plastic trash bag, medications, lip balm, Ravpower powerbank 6700mah,
    -Eagle Creek small packing cube for iPad and Samsung charging wires, Anker 4-port charger, adapter, powerbank 10050mah,
    -Black flowery pouch for medications, lipstick, lip balm, Lucas papaw ointment, floss, travel toothbrush and toothpaste.
    -Big pack of tissues
    -Blue Kipling wallet

    Weight: 10.6 lbs / 4.8 kg

    I packed the essentials. If my checkin luggage gets lost, at least I'll have my thermals and jackets. Surprisingly when I tried packing the same stuff into my old Kipling Micah backpack 24L, it won’t fit.

    I loved the organization and how much it fit. I only wish it had a small lined slip pocket inside the main compartment exclusively for cellphones, near the top.

    It also fits nicely under the seat of the plane.

    Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk

    Was it comfortable for you to carry with all that in it? I stuggle to carry mine with too much in it. What is the cute flower-print bag?


      Originally posted by goblin View Post
      Was it comfortable for you to carry with all that in it? I stuggle to carry mine with too much in it. What is the cute flower-print bag?
      It was kinda egg shaped and not so comfortable. I pulled out the Eagle Creek packing cube at the airport and placed it into the reusable bag, which I placed into the overhead bin.[emoji16]

      The flowery pouch is a generic unbranded pouch my friend's mom gave away many Christmases ago.

      Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk


        I purchased the internal frame after having the same experience and the internal frame did wonders.
        Synapse 19, Black Halcyon/Island with multiple organizer accessories. Black Halcyon/Island Side Kick, 7-8 TB Shopping totes.
        Briggs & Riley CX Carry-on.
        "You can't have a narrow mind and a thick passport."- Pauline Frommer
        Travel is about the gorgeous feeling of teetering in the unknown.


          Looks like the bagpack provides a lot of space as you have carried lots of things in it.