At the end of a hard days activities away from home, your sleeping bag is your nighttime comforter.Choosing the right one can make all the difference from having a bad nights sleep to a great nights sleep, so it is a decision that shouldn't be taken lightly. The first choice you are going to have to make though is the filling of your sleeping bag. Are you going to have down insulation or synthetic insulation? Both have there advantages and disadvantages, and we have highlighted these in the different sleeping bag sections to help you make a decision.
If you are travelling to tropical regions or a staying in a hotel, then a sleeping bag may not be necessary. You may just need a hygienic sleeping bag liner. These are manufactured from an assortment of fabrics, with differing chemical treatments (such as anti-microbial and anti-mosquito), as well as in different weights and shapes.