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Best Bags For Summer Sightseeing

best bags for summer sightseeing

Best bags for summer sightseeing. There’s no denying my love of bags. I don’t know what it is, but I have a similar obsession with boxes. There’s just something about being able to carry or store my favourite things with me wherever I go. Most often than not, I will be carrying around my DSLR, a notebook, a great lipstick, my wallet and phone and a whole bunch of other things that my life cannot do without.

This, of course, does not change when I go away for the weekend. Recently we went away for a few days and wouldn’t you know it, I dragged all of my favourite things along. Well, you never know when something might come in handy! When looking for the ideal bag for a getaway, here are some tips to keep in mind.

best bags for summer sightseeing

Best bags for summer sightseeing

Comfort. The first thing I look for is a bag that’s comfortable and not too heavy. While thick leather can be beautiful, let’s be honest, it’s also quite heavy. Take that and add a camera, a notebook (such a guide book) and a day’s worth of stuff and you’ll likely have a lot of shoulder pain at the end of the day.

Straps. I like to be able to wear my bag in different ways. When I’m taking lots of pictures, hands free is best, so this means cross body. Sometimes in a crowd, or if I’m getting tired, I find that it’s best to keep the bag close to my body. This is when I like a shoulder strap so the bag stays tucked neatly under my arm.

Pockets. Having zippered pockets is essential as this is where I’ll keep my wallet and keys. I also like a few interior pockets for sunscreen, band aids, hand cream and other necessities.

Style. Having a stylish bag is super important, not just for fashion reasons, but safety ones as well. While it’s probably not wise to carry a very high end bag, I think that it’s just as unwise to carry a bag that screams tourist. The best option is to find a neutral bag that is stylish yet inconspicuous.

One of my favourite travel bags is from Michael Kors. It’s fabric with leather accents, has a number of pockets and is perfect to take everywhere. In fact, I admit that I carry it on a daily basis in the summer.

Which bags do you consider to be the best bags for summer sightseeing?

Some great bags to consider for your summer travels:

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15 Comments

  1. As long as the bag comes with zipper security, I´m good. I tend to keep all of my valuable belongings near 🙂

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  2. This is beyond beautiful! great cam!
    Kisses from Miami,
    Borka
    http://www.chicfashionworld.com

  3. Love the black bag! What a great camera too!
    I agree the cross body bag is perfect for taking pics!
    x Kirsty

  4. Love the bags you featured here. That camera bag and the purple two toned leather ones are gorgeous.

  5. Love bags! Is one of my passions and shoes too! 😀
    I usualy wear big bags but in summer I like clutches as well. Easy to macht and easy to wear!
    Big kiss Caroline

  6. Your Michael Kors bag is perfect for sight seeing. I like to wear a cross body whenever I’m travelling or at outdoor events. And size is key for me too, gotta be big enough to carry all my favourite things 🙂

    xo, Jackie
    http://www.stylemydreams.wordpress.com

  7. I have a large MBMJ bag for a few years now and I can put all my essentials and some extras and it’s perfect for Summer! x

  8. I love bags too! Any size, any color…
    Lovely post indeed 🙂

    xoxo
    http://www.bellezzefelici.blogspot.com

    1. Me too! Thank you so much!
      xo

  9. interesting post 🙂 great bag 🙂
    cordial greetings from Poland!:)
    http://www.swiatwkolorzeblond.com/

  10. Paola Lauretano

    I love bags, the best accessory!!!!
    In summer I usually wear crossbody bags…. so, so comfy!!!
    Ciao bellissima!!!
    Expressyourself

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    1. Agreed! Bags are definitely my fave accessory!
      xo

  11. These are some great picks girl! I love a good large crossbody bag that can carry all of my stuff including water and food. Nice camera – I have a Nikon as well! It is a D3200? That’s what I have 🙂

    Lauren xo
    Sophisticated In Style

  12. you have no idea how much this post has helped me… Really!
    kisses dear CAroline

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