Pick of the Day: Bradford Briefcase Messenger

A briefcase that converts to a messenger bag.

What Is It: A laptop-friendly briefcase that converts to a messenger bag.

Why It’s Smart:

• Padded compartment fits laptops up to 15.6″.

• Interior pocket designed to hold a tablet

• Magnetic closure automatically stays shut

• Padded carry handles

• Comfortable, fully adjustable (and removable) shoulder strap

• Easy access rear pocket

Where to Buy: Available on Amazon and Solo’s website.

(Photo: Solo)

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By Caroline Morse Teel

Unfortunately for her bank account, Principal Editor Caroline Morse Teel is powerless to resist a good flight deal. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline.

Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

Her stories have also appeared online at USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Yahoo, Boston.com, TripAdvisor, Buzzfeed, Jetsetter, Oyster, Airfarewatchdog, and others.

The Handy Item I Always Pack: "Earplugs. A good pair has saved my sleep and sanity many times!"

Ultimate Bucket List Experience: Hiking Mount Kilimanjaro.

Travel Motto: "Don't be boring."

Aisle, Window, or Middle Seat: "Aisle (when the first class private suite isn't available)."

E-mail her at cmorse@smartertravel.com.