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Backpack or suitcase? Help i have no idea Thanx :)

2 Mar 2012 RebeccaLauder14 asked


I am going to Europe London - Athens June 1st for 21 days, how do people take their luggage & what do people reccomend, Just a packpack? and if so does anyone know which ones to buy & are they big enough to store 21 days worth of items? or should i take a suitcase aswell? - will that be hard to take around? ... It will be my first time travelling & i have no idea what to expect, any help is greatly appreciated :)

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  • 2 Mar 2012 Emz said


    Hi Rebecca,
    Personally I think backpack. Not sure if you have been to Europe before or not, but a lot of the places you will be staying are older and will not have lifts, so if you have a suitcase and you are on the 5th, 6th etc floor that is going to be hard yards carrying it up all those stairs.
    I took a backpack last time and it was fine, you can get some really good ones which can actually fit alot in them.
    Hope this helps!

  • 2 Mar 2012 RebeccaLauder14 said


    Hi Emz,
    Thank you for your reply, thats very helpful! A backpack sounds a lot easier :)

    Thanx again!

  • 15 Mar 2012 Megan6 said


    I have a backpack that also has wheels. So it’s kind of a bit of both.

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