Hello Friends,
There are pros and cons to both these options, I will give you my experience (yours may vary), and hopefully that would be a catalyst for you to start your adventure.

// Hacktop:
When creating my hacktop (hacking laptop) I had two operating systems to choose from. Kali Linux & Parrot OS.
Both have similar tools and work in similar ways. Choosing one over the other is a matter of personal choice, I am team Parrot OS.
With-in my Parrot box, I also have VirtualBox installed, to be able to run (Virtual Machines)VMs to practice on. (Stay with me, this is not the…