Excellent bag but not very low profile
I gave this pack a five-month road test around Central America and Mexico. It's sturdy, well-made, versatile and secure, there are definite advantages, but it's just a bit too big and bulky for what it's purporting to be. Let me explain.
At the time of purchase Pacsafe hadn't added photos of the pack on a human, so I didn't really. have a good idea of the size, until I got it. I bought the Vibe 150 to try both out and that was even bigger, of course, so I kept the 100. Anyway, I absolutely love camo print and wanted to try it out.
As others have said it's big, in fact it's huge. In terms of how much you can get in it, it's more like a small shoulder bag, than a bum bag/sling bag which was what I thought it was. The advantage is you can sneak a lot more stuff as part of your carry on items on a plane, but you also feel very obvious doing so and I was constantly amazed I got away with it. I also loved it for long bus journeys because I could literally put all my electronics bar my laptop in there and have it across my body or around my waist for the journey, and they were both secure and easy to access - a bonus if the transport you're in is full. Alternatively you can get a book, glasses, sunglasses, wallet, headphones... all sorts in there. I loved the front pocket for my phone - easy to access but also more secure than other packs. The zip click things are awesome.
Another good thing about it is strap is really long and wide. This means it not only fits around the hip of…