Adventures in Technophobia: Meet the portable vaccuum pump that helps you pack smarter

We road-tested a portable luggage compressor that promises to maximise your suitcase space

With a powerful but very neat 70mm cylinder, the Vago weighs 77 grams and is about the size of an egg

The old travel adage of “take only memories, leave only footprints,” may be the most zen approach to journeying but the truth is that travelling means moving stuff around. And that could be a lot or a little, depending on your approach. Personally, I’ve rarely (make that never) come back with less stuff from anywhere than when I arrived. I like the mementoes, the knick-knacks, the presents, but also all the cool stuff you just ...