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The definitive resource for world travelers, commuters, and everyone in between.

Gift Guides & Holiday Deals

Our Ultimate Gift Guide

Great Travel Gift Ideas For World Travelers

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The Adventure Essentials Gift Guide

Gifts For Outdoor Enthusiasts

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The Eco-Groovy Gift Guide

Ethical & Sustainable Travel Gift Ideas

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The Urban Explorer Gift Guide

Useful Travel Gift Ideas For Everyday Adventure

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Packing Lists

Budget Packing List

Packing List

Budget Packing List

Our Budget Packing List is full of the best inexpensive travel gear we could find. Everything you need to travel the world, without those hefty pricetags.

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Earth Friendly Sustainable Packing List

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Earth Friendly Sustainable Packing List

Our Earth Friendly Sustainable Packing List is full of ethical, sustainable, and zero-waste products. Everything you need to travel the world, minus the guilt.

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Digital Nomad Packing List

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Digital Nomad Packing List

The ultimate packing list for traveling the world as a digital nomad with a backpack. We cover it all: men’s and women’s focused items from clothes to tech to toiletries and more.

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Guides

Ultimate Travel Gift Ideas | Pack Hacker

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Our Favorite Gift Ideas For the Traveler in Your Life

Not sure what to get the travel junkies in your life? Lucky for you we’ve put together the ultimate list of the best travel gift ideas we’ve found so far.

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How To Choose The Best Sling Bag For You

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How to Choose the Best Sling Bag for You

In this travel sling bag guide, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know to find the best sling bag that will work for you. We cover it all.

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Best Daypack For Travel | Pack Hacker

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How To Choose The Best Travel Daypack For You

The best travel daypack is unique for each person. We break down how to choose into 7 easy sections, including packs that are compressible, packable, expandable, and more.

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Best Travel Packing List Guide | Pack Hacker

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How to Create the Best Packing List For You

Our packing list guide teaches you how to pack like a pro. From clothes to packing cubes, backpacks and more—we cover it all because we’ve done it all.

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Working Remotely While Traveling | Pack Hacker

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How to Work Remotely While Traveling

From coworking spaces to coffee shops, we’re here to help you navigate the world of remote working.

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Best Packing Cubes For Travel | Pack Hacker

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How To Choose The Best Packing Cubes For You

An in-depth guide on how to choose the best packing cubes for your travels. From compression packing cubes to ultralight and budget, we’re here to help.

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Gear Reviews

7.9
Quechua Ultra-Compact Travel Waist Pack

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Ultra-Compact Travel Waist Pack by Quechua

Exceptionally budget-friendly, the Quechua Ultra-Compact Travel Waist Pack is also lightweight and packable—though it’s not built of the hardiest materials.

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7.9
YETI Crossroads Backpack 23

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Crossroads Backpack 23 by YETI

The YETI Crossroads Backpack 23 is a durable bag that’s a great size for everyday carry or minimal travel—plus, it stands up!

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7.4
Runoff Waterproof 3-1-1 Pouch

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RunOff Waterproof 3-1-1 Pouch by Nite Ize

TSA compliant, the Nite Ize RunOff 3-1-1 Pouch is ideal for air-travel—plus it’s waterproof, so it’ll protect your stuff from leaking toiletries.

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8.6
pacsafe Venturesafe X Anti-Theft Sling Pack

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Venturesafe X Anti-Theft Sling Pack by Pacsafe

Sleek, durable, and comfortable, the Pacsafe Venturesafe X Anti-Theft Sling Pack is a solid sling bag—plus it’ll keep your stuff safe on the road.

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8.0
DUER Never Fade Pan

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Never Fade Pant by DUER

With a slim silhouette and classy styling, the DUER Never Fade pants are flattering and versatile. We have a few nitpicks, but they’re solid overall.

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8.3
Bellroy Transit Backpack

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Transit Backpack by Bellroy

The Bellroy Transit Backpack is a 28L travel-focused backpack with smart organization, ample main compartment space, and a comfortable carry.

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The Blog

The Eco-Groovy Gift Guide Sponsored By REI

The Eco-Groovy Gift Guide

This REI gift guide is all about sustainable gift ideas. And these environmentally sustainable gifts should please the eco-warriors in your life.

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The Best Solid Toiletries For Travel

The Best Solid Toiletries For Travel

This list covers some of our top solid toiletries for liquid-free carry on travel. The best travel size toiletries, without the liquid mess.

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The Adventure Essentials Gift Guide Sponsored By Moosejaw

The Adventure Essentials Gift Guide

We partnered with Moosejaw to give you our favorite adventure gift ideas. Find the perfect gifts for outdoor lovers in your life.

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Abby McNeill at Peyto Lake—Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Stepping Outside Of Your Comfort Zone as a Nomad – With Abby McNeill

Abby McNeill has been living as a nomad, stepping outside of her comfort zone, and meeting people all over the world—from the bustling streets of India to the snowy mountains of Canada. She is an earth-conscious traveler who loves planning her next trip while discovering hidden corners around the globe.

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