PANGA DUFFEL 100L
Bombproof. Waterproof. Adventure-proof.
(This story originally featured in Wild #186, Summer 2022)
By James McCormack
Most couples have an issue they disagree vehemently over. A really polarising one. It could be who does the most housework. Or whether it’s OK to use your phone while on the toilet. (It’s not, BTW). But for my wife and I, our polarising issue is this: duffel bags. My wife, for reasons unknown (but then again, reasons unknown are the source of many of our arguments), hates them. But I absolutely love them. I don’t think I’ve used a suitcase in decades. Being soft and flexible, duffels are way easier to pack into cars for road trips, or to sling them over your shoulder to carry them over uneven ground. And if you’re travelling, they’re so much more practical than backpacks. A single zip accesses everything. You can see your gear easily. There are fewer items for airport baggage handlers to snap.