Recommendation Request : Bag for iPad & keyboard, Camera and "Stuff"
I'm a new poster here but I have had a SuperEgo for almost 2 years for my laptop, lunch, papers and way too many tools. It's big,,, way too big to lug around sight-seeing on vacation so I'm looking for something much smaller and very light-weight (due to issues with my shoulders)
It has to be able to accommodate my iPad with Zagg keyboard in its case (about 9.75" x 7.625" x 0.825"), iPhone, pens, guide-books, a small insulated pouch for medical supplies and my SLR-like Kodak Z812.
I was leaning towards a Ristretto for 11" Macbook Air but I think it will be too small and the 13" too big. I am also considering the Large Cafe bag but it seems to be less 'structured' and more rigid than the Ristretto which I would probably prefer. The LCB would certainly be light enough at a mere 1lb - 5oz less than the Ristretto. The LCB is also comes in more color combinations. Pity that very few are actually shown - makes it very difficult to choose with confidence. Does anyone have any experience with either or both of these bags and more pictures of LCBs would help a lot!
I've also spent some time on tombihn.com and over at rival sites looking at bags trying to determine what it is that makes this type of bag more likely to be taken for a woman's bag than a man's. I think it's a combination of style, size and color - which makes picking just the right one even more difficult especially as I need something smaller and lightweight.
Finally, does anyone have any recommendations for a small insulated pouch that can take a couple of insulin pens, vials, a tube of glucose test-strips and a small cold-pack?
Thanks for reading and any input or feedback you might have.
All the best, Simon.