I love traveling. My husband and I try to take two to three trips per year. But one thing has always bugged me—the airport process.
From long lines to delayed flights and security checkpoints (they love patting me down when I go through the scanner), I usually just block out memories of the airport when planning future trips.
A couple of years ago we significantly cut down our airport stress by making one small change. We switched from large luggage to a backpack. Now, no matter how long the trip or how far away, we only bring one backpack each.
There are countless benefits to becoming a backpack traveler: