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My Carry On & Camera Bag for Africa: Epiphanie Bags

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One of the must pack things for my recent trip to Africa was my DSLR camera. I was looking for a camera bag that didn’t look “industrial” and would work as a carry on for my other electronics as well as my camera. Epiphanie Bags had just the thing — a stylish and cute backpack that worked well for traveling, as well as ample room for my camera & electronics. If you’re not wanting to accessorize with the black nylon look, epiphanie bags has many options for men and women looking for a modern and stylish camera bag.

epiphanie bags GIVEAWAY - stylish and modern camera bags great for travel and photography StuffedSuitcase.comI chose the Madison backpack camera bag for my trip. It had room for my laptop and could be used as a backpack or tote, which was ideal for a carry on and safaris. And wow, was I able to stuff this bag!

A look inside my Madison Epiphanie Bags Camera & Laptop Carry On Travel Bag + Giveaway

Inside my epiphanie bags Madison bag I carried:
– Canon T3i with attached kit lens (18-55mm)
– Canon 55-250mm lens
– 15 inch Dell laptop
– laptop cord
– small wallet with cash & cards
– headphones
– iPhone
– iPad 5th gen (in back zipper pocket)
– wireless mouse (in front pocket)
– snack mix bag (in other front pocket)
– iPad charger & plug outlet converter (in side pocket)
– travel medications (in other side pocket)

My epiphanie bags Madison tote / backpack inside a plane overhead carry on bin

The backpack style worked great when traveling with all my gear in airports, but when I used the bag as just a camera bag, I removed my laptop and it was much lighter. I had LOTS of compliments on my bag during my travels in Africa.

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Epiphanie Bags even look great next to a massive African termite hill!

Epiphanie Bags Travel Bag for Camera and Electronics

Perfect Backpack Carry On bag for airport travel with your camera & gear

Check out Epiphanie Bags on all their media channels [Facebook // Twitter // Pinterest // Instagram] for more great looks and info on these stylish camera bags. Just say no to the industrial black nylon! :)

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  1. Lisa Goodmurphy says

    What a great giveaway – I have been thinking about getting one of these bags for ages! I completed all of the entries before I realized that it’s only open to U.S. residents – sorry!!

    • Kimberly says

      Lisa — if you’re in Canada I think the problem is you can’t win something without passing a question test. Right?? Epiphanie is willing to ship outside the US if the winner pays shipping, but I’m not familiar enough with international giveaway rules to know how it all works. We can wait and see what happens if you’re name pops up. :)

  2. Lauren @ Fun, Fit and Fabulous! says

    This bag is ridiculously cute!! We have a small backpack type bag for our DSLR camera, but it doesn’t hold much else but the camera so I always end up carrying two bags. This would answer all of those problems. I must get me one before our next trip! – Lauren from the SITS Comment Tribe

    • Kimberly says

      Lauren I was surprised at just how much I could carry in this bag! I especially loved all the little extra pockets that worked great for accessories and chargers. There’s also an interior zipper spot that worked perfect for my passport!

    • Kimberly says

      Thanks for stopping by Lauren! I already took it along with me for the Build Your Blog Conference I just attended and it worked great there too. I’m definitely in love!

  3. Kimberly Curtis says

    You are my 1st stop for the #SITSBlogging Comment Love! And what a treat to find your blog. Africa!! Wow… I can’t imagine what things you were treated to see and photograph! And a bonus, your having a giveaway of the fabulous epiphanie bag! Nice nice to meet you and another Kim!

    • Kimberly says

      This SITSBlogging event has been such fun. It’s a great way to find new blogs to follow! Thanks for stopping by!

  4. Kristyn says

    Stopping by from the SITS Comment Love Challenge. Love Epiphanie Bags! What a great adventure you had going to Africa. Lucky girl!

  5. Laura says

    This bag is simply amazing and how handy it is on the plane and while exploring. I’m going to have to get my hands on one :). Thanks for sharing and amazing photos by the way.

  6. Lara says

    This bag is so beautiful. Most girls have an obsession with clothes or shoes, but my obsession is most definitely with bags! Its a plus that the bag is so roomy. Most of my bags are a little on the big side so I like to joke and say that I like to climb in my purse for naps occasionally. Love it!

  7. Kristin says

    I. Love. This. Bag. That is the cutest and most functional bag ever! I, sadly, don’t have the nice camera to put in it yet, because I am a bad blogger and take Pictures with my phone (tsk, tsk). If we had the funds I would have had one years ago, because once I do get one I’ll regret not having to while my kiddos were babies!

    Stopping by from SITS to say hi!

    • Kimberly says

      You’ll get a good camera one day. Just beware, because once you have the camera you start eyeing new lenses and some of those are the same price as the camera! I like to set up techbargains alerts so when there’s a great deal I can grab it; which is how I landed my Canon t3i. :)

  8. Patricia says

    I would love to have a new camera bag for my camera that I got for Christmas. I have been looking for something different than the basic black camera bags.

  9. Luke Mitchell says

    Next time you’re in Africa, swing by the Cape. The family would love to have you visit us! I know my wife will be sad she’s missed yet another giveaway but being so far overseas we’ve learned not to enter most of them as the shipping costs far exceed the abilities usually. We can admire from afar.

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