“The whole world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” - Saint Augustine! 

Travelling solo can be one of the most rewarding experiences for any adventure seeker. It is the best stress reliever method for any person. I mean, if something is bothering you or you're stressed about your office, personal issues, and so on... Just pack your backpacks and go for a trip.

But, selecting the right travel gear is crucial, especially when you are unaccompanied. From navigating unfamiliar destinations to carrying all your essentials, you need a trustworthy companion that can handle it all effortlessly. This is where an island-inspired backpack comes into play. Stylish yet sturdy, these backpacks are designed to keep solo travelers' needs in mind. In this blog, we will deep dive into some of the best island backpacks available at The Local Banyan that are perfect for solo exploring.

The Vintage Blue Hibiscus Backpack - A Modern Classic

The Vintage Blue Hibiscus Backpack oozes vacation vibes with its tropical floral print and laid back aesthetic. Crafted from durable polyester material, this backpack is lightweight yet spacious enough to hold all your travel essentials for a weeklong trip. This Backpack is certainly a great addition to your travel essentials.


Some key features:

  • Made from 100% polyester
  • Waterproof material and adjustable shoulder straps
  • Internal padded pocket for laptop/tablet.
  • Side mesh pockets for water bottles
  • Front zippered pocket for easy access.
  • Padded and adjustable shoulder straps for comfortable all-day wear.

Deep Blue Hibiscus Crossbody Phone Bag - A Multifaceted Companion

Sometimes, all you need is a lightweight day bag to carry essential items around cities or beaches. This is where the Deep Blue Hibiscus Crossbody Phone Bag comes into play. Crafted from water-resistant polyester, it easily shrugs off rain, sand, or sea spray.

Some handy features:

  • Water-resistant and durable
  • Sturdy fabric with fusible backing to add firmness
  • Inside and outside pockets
  • Adjustable shoulder strap can be worn as a crossbody as well.

Designed for day trips requiring ample storage, this backpack is your trustworthy ally. With its spacious main compartment and multiple pockets, it can accommodate all your essentials and then some. Crafted from durable polyester canvas our backpack exudes vintage charm while offering modern functionality.

Standout Features:

  1. Front Zippered Pocket: Perfect for stashing your keys and devices, keeping them easily accessible on the go.
  2. Side Pockets: Conveniently store your water bottles for quick access.
  3. Padded Shoulder Straps and Back Panels: Ensure maximum comfort, even during extended wear.

Why Choose Our Backpacks for Your Adventure?

  • Durability: Constructed from weather-resistant materials like polyester, these backpacks easily withstand rain, sand, and wear and tear.
  • Vintage Charm: With their casual design and natural tones, island backpacks seamlessly blend into any beachy or tropical environment, adding a touch of retro flair to your travels.
  • Practical Features: External water bottle pockets, laptop sleeves, and compression straps add immense functionality for travel, keeping your belongings organized and secure.
  • Instant Vacation Vibes: Inspired by island destinations, these backpacks evoke a sense of relaxation and adventure, instantly transporting you to a vacation state of mind.
  • Multitasking Abilities: Versatile and adaptable, these backpacks effortlessly transform into other travel or packing necessities, offering flexibility for various adventures.


Whether you're urban exploring or indulging in beach activities, our Tropical Inspired Backpacks are built to accompany you on any solo trip with ease, all while exuding cool, carefree style. Its practical yet charming aesthetic sets it apart from regular backpacks, making it the perfect travel companion for your next escapade.

Bottom Line

You must be convinced that island backpacks are genuinely the ideal travel companion for any solo journey ahead. Whether it's a local weekend getaway or an overseas backpacking expedition, these versatile bags have you fully covered. Beyond functionality, their charming tropical prints and fabrics also uplift your mood, instantly transporting you to a happier place.

Browse through the extensive collection at The Local Banyan to find your perfect match. From spacious expedition backpacks to lightweight daypacks, there is an island-inspired style suitable for all adventures. The Best Part? You'll get free shipping on orders above $100. Visit The Local Banyan to learn more.

Lina B.