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The 3 Best Travel Backpacks For Women In 2023

Peak design travel packpack exterior
Peak Design Travel Backpack
Comfortable & fantastic quality
Easily change between 30L and 45L
Multiple access points
MATEIN Travel Backpack
MATEIN Travel Backpack
Really affordable.
About 20 color variations
USB Charging port built in
Lo & Sons - The Westholme Backpack
Lo & Sons - The Westholme
Sheepskin leather
Elegant yet discreet, won't attract attention!
Easily connectable to suitcase
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Embarking on an adventure? Whether you're traveling through India by train, or navigating city streets, the right backpack is a woman's ultimate companion. Discover three top-rated travel backpacks tailored for women; marvel at their unique blend of style, comfort, and functionality. Prepare to find your perfect match!


  • Peak Design Travel Backpack - Best backpack for women overall. A lot of compartments, incredible quality, and tons of of features.
  • MATEIN Travel Backpack - Great value for its price. Comes in many colors and has a good amount of pockets, zippers, and organized compartments.
  • Lo & Sons - The Westholme - A real high-end luxurious backpack, that still has laptop-compartment and a suitcase strap.

1. Peak Design Travel Backpack

Peak design travel packpack exterior

Peak Design Travel Backpack was unveiled in 2018. The 45L Travel Backpack made an immediate splash, garnering three best-in-show accolades. Its accolades. Its triumph? Perhaps its universal appeal, masterfully crafted to cater to every traveler's whim.

Whether you're embarking on a two-week expedition, a brief weekend getaway, or in need of a daypack or camera bag, this backpack offers unparalleled versatility. Embrace a bag that celebrates the uniqueness of each journey, for no two adventures are ever the same.


  • 45L capacity
  • International carry-on approved
  • Protected luggage tag holder
  • Multiple access points
  • Expansion zips for expanding or compressing your load. This allows a 45L, 35L or a 30L configuration, with just changing the expansion zips.
  • Hugely expandable side pockets for water bottles, tripods, more
  • 360-degree grab handles
  • Hidden pockets: 2 hidden external zip pockets for cash, passport, etc.


  • A bit on the heavier side
  • Not a lot of color choices

About $299

2. MATEIN Travel Backpack

MATEIN Travel Backpack

The MATEIN Travel Backpack is more than just a convenient storage solution. With room for multiple laptops and padding to keep them safe, it's designed with the traveler in mind. The auxiliary pockets are thoughtfully organized, featuring compartments for pens, chargers, and other essentials, ensuring that everything has its place.

Ease of use is evident in the smooth zippers, allowing quick access to contents. While its appearance is attractive, it doesn't overshadow its functionality. Priced reasonably, this backpack strikes a balance between style and practicality, making it a versatile choice for work, school, and travel.


  • Insanely affordable
  • External USB Charger
  • International carry-on approved
  • Has 3-4 different sizes
  • Has about 20 different color variations
  • Lightweight
  • Extremely versatile


  • Bottle pockets a bit too small
  • Not as sturdy as more expensive backpacks

Starts at only $29

3. Lo & Sons - The Westholme

Lo & Sons - The Westholme Backpack

Lo & Sons - The Westholme a backpack that's more than just a fashion statement. Crafted from smooth and robust sheepskin leather, it exudes a sleek appearance that's sure to turn heads. But it's not just about looks; it's about choice and functionality.

Available in two distinct sizes, Medium (11.5" x 15.5") and Large (12.5" x 17.75"), the Westholme offers flexibility in selection. Size isn't merely a preference here; it's a practical consideration. The Medium accommodates laptops up to 13", while the Large is designed for 15" screens.

Whatever size is chosen, this Lo and Sons backpack still holds all of the same features. Throw a few water bottles into the two external pockets, add a device or two to the removable padded insert (we need to keep those screens secure at all times, and set it down for a break, knowing it will rest on metal feet along the bottom to prevent any damage to the leather exterior.


  • Fantastic build quality. Treat it right and it could last you a lifetime
  • Made from real sheepskin leather
  • External USB Charger
  • International carry-on approved
  • Elegant yet discreet, won't attract attention
  • Comes in 2 sizes
  • Easily connectable to suitcase with strap


  • A bit on the expensive side
  • Somewhat smaller compared to other backpacks.


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About the Author, Faddy

Faddy is a digital nomad blogger, currently exploring the beauty of Thailand. Faddy has embraced the nomadic lifestyle and is eager to share his experiences and insights with others. With a 15+ year experience in IT he has a keen interest in entrepreneurship and technology, he has successfully managed to juggle work and travel, embodying the essence of a digital nomad.

Faddy's journey is not just about visiting new places, but also about immersing himself in diverse cultures and experiences. Through his blog, he aims to help others find the harmony between work and travel, and to navigate the digital world with confidence and joy. Join Faddy on this exciting journey and discover the magic of the nomad lifestyle.

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