A South Island Sojourn

Jenny and Joe are the photographers behind some of the (awesome) photos of our bags. We asked them to write about a trip they took to New Zealand in a guest post for our blog. – Darcy The gentle lapping of the waves was lulling me to sleep. Joe was outside, manning a camera that…

Part Two: Jenn’s Road Trip on Highway 1

Jenn's Road Trip on Highway 1

Be sure to read Part One of Jenn’s trip report, which details how and what she packed. After finding out my husband would be in southern California for work, we decided to take advantage of having a paid flight and make it our vacation for the year. We did a cross-country road trip to the Pacific Northwest last…

Part One: How Jenn Packed For Her Road Trip

Jenn's Road Trip With The Aeronaut 45 Travel Bag Packing List | TOM BIHN

Light packing has always been a bit of a stretch or wishful thinking for me. I used to lean towards a “more = better prepared” philosophy instead of “planning = better prepared.” However, in the last couple of years we’ve begun to pare down our belongings and expenses and concentrate on things that really make…

Caroline and Clark’s Family Travel Tips

Caroline and Clark's Family Travel Tips | TOM BIHN Blog

Caroline and Clark took their 8-month-old on a family trip to Italy in late 2016. They shared a few photos from the trip with us and a few travel tips, too. ~ Don’t lose your sense of humor! Traveling with an infant can add its own set of challenges, so it’s important to be able…

Knitted Gifts for the TOM BIHN Crew

TOM BIHN | Knitted Kindness

Imagine opening a big box full of colorful and intricate hand-made knitted gifts, made just for you, and in gratitude for who you are and what you do: that’s the gift a group of knitters over at the knit and crochet community Ravelry give to us each year. And it’s all coordinated and delivered by…

Photo Album: Jenny and Joe’s Hero’s Journey

You’ve seen Joe and Jenny’s (see their bio at the bottom of this post) photography work all over our website. They recently took a quick trip with some friends to test out and photograph The Hero’s Journey on planes, trains, and in the city. We can’t possibly fit all of the amazing photos they took…

Overnight At Sahale Glacier Camp

Overnight At Sahale Glacier Camp | TOM BIHN

We’ve been using The Hero’s Journey backpack on overnight backpacking trips for the past several months. Last weekend’s destination was Cascade Pass and Sahale Arm, camping for the night at the Sahale Glacier. Here’s a few photos from the trip.

Scenes From Hut-To-Hut Hiking

Scenes From Hut-To-Hut Hiking

Kristian is the photographer behind the shots of our new Hero’s Journey backpack. Most of the photos were taken on hut-to-hut hiking trips in Norway and Switzerland; this essay features additional photos from those trips. – TB Crew This is the moment. You’ve spent weeks and months researching your trip. You’ve packed your backpack more…

The Postcards

The Postcards | TOM BIHN

In celebration of the return of The Field Journal Notebook, we included a blank, self-addressed, and stamped postcard in its first production run. We asked you to draw us a doodle, write us a poem, include your favorite quote, or just send us a note. And you did! Photos of some* of the postcards we…

Elisa and Craig Pack For A Trip To Europe

Elisa and Craig have embarked on a month-long trip to Europe (seven countries in total!) to celebrate their one-year marriage anniversary. Here’s a few photos they sent our way as they packed their bags at the beginning of the trip. Follow their journey on Instagram at @beignetmarriesdanish and @craigmturner Craig’s Aeronaut 45 in Black/Wasabi. Elisa’s…

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