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Pavel Polívka
Pavel Polívka

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What is in your bag?

As a new year article, I decided to write up some words about what are the daily drivers I have in my bag.


I use a top-loaded HP bag for 15-inch laptops. My 17 inch Mac Book fits it well and it's pretty nice. But nothing special.


I have multiple laptops. For my work, I mostly use Macbook Pro 17" - 16GB RAM, 2019 model. I also have Macbook Air 13" M1 model I use for my personal projects. I also got a few Windows and Linux machines but those are rarely used.

Other electronics

I carry Kindle Whitepaper 4 with me almost everywhere. I love reading.
I also carry Jabra Evolve 75 I use it for work meetings. It's a really great headset. I also have Marshall Mode II true wireless for music and or audiobooks on the go. I love the Marshall sound.

I also have some USB/USB-C cables and some USB-C dongles. Fully embracing that Mac dongle life.

Drug store

I have deodorant in spray, hand sanitizer, mouth deodorant, and glass cleaning gel. Nothing special.


I have my Moleskin notebook, Parker pen, FFP2 respirator, chopsticks, and set of lockpicks. I have lockpicking as one of my hobbies I rarely use those but saved me calling locksmith more than once.

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Top comments (4)

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Andy Piper

This is interesting, I should write something similar :-) ... but lately, I haven't been putting a laptop into a bag much where I've not been travelling.

I'm currently on Mac laptops for work (Intel 15") and personal (M1 Pro 14") use. I also have an older HP machine that I switched from Windows to Ubuntu 21.10 in December; and an MS Surface Laptop 3 for anything that needs Windows testing etc. I think when I get back to travel I'll mostly be using the M1 - the battery life is so great! I also have an iPad Pro with Magic Keyboard that I tend to use in coffee shops etc, it is handy to throw in a smaller shoulder bag next to my Kindle (I just updated from a Kindle Voyage, to the new Signature Edition, which is a beautiful piece of kit).

I love my Troika Construction pen, it is really nicely weighted and has some handy tool features as well.

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RobertAtkins • Edited

I have a lot of different things in my bag. I need to make sure I have everything I need. Phone, antiseptic, wet wipes, wallet, and documents are the list of things I can't leave home without. Sometimes I take my laptop to work in a coffee shop or a book to read on the subway. I hope you understand that I need a big bag to hold everything. I only use the smaller bags for events. My stylist helps me put together a look, and the bag is a crucial element there. I buy both brand name bags and mass-market bags. The primary condition for me is value for money. Before buying my last bag, I read the article and ensured the quality of this product.

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Always loved a good whats in my bag! Now I need to write up my own post - thx for the inspo

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