The Best Gear for Travel

Pack Hacker is a resource for the lightest, best looking, and most functional travel gear.

Packing Guides

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How to choose the best carry-on travel backpack for you

Pack Hacker’s minimalist guide on selecting the best carry-on one bag travel backpack for you. We share the most important principals for selecting a pack.

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GUIDE (COMING SOON)

The short list for long term travel

Whether you're a digital nomad or a frequent business traveler, there are a couple pieces of gear you should consider investing in to make your trips much smoother.

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Tested Travel Gear

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Hanging Travel Case by Muji

Thanks to its superior organization and thoughtful design, the compact Muji Hanging Travel Case / dopp kit is able to hold more than you’d think.

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Element Wallet by Trayvax

The Trayvax Element’s sleek design, security features, and sturdy build quality make it an excellent wallet option for minimalist travelers.

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The Dailys Boxer Briefs by Woolx

The Dailys by Woolx are one of the most comfortable pairs of merino wool boxer briefs around, with a bunch of benefits—and unfortunately, a few negatives.

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Le Pliage Travel Tote by Longchamp

The Longchamp Le Pliage Tote is ideal for tossing into your luggage as a bonus day bag. It’s durable, collapsible and carries all the essentials.

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Fitzroy VX by Mission Workshop

The Mission Workshop Fitzroy is a great toploader pack with a few unique features and a huge compartment that will fit anything your heart desires.

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Silverair Everyday Shirt by Y Athletics

The Y-Athletics Silverair Everyday Shirt is a stylish, lightweight, and odor-resistant performance shirt that packs well and will help you stay cool and dry during exercise.

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Pack Hacker Blog

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Touring Bluegrass Bass Player: Alastair Whitehead

Alastair—a laid-back bluegrass bass player—talks to us about his life on the road as a traveling musician that also carries fly fishing gear on the road.

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Taking 1.2 Flights Per Week With Tam Le

Tam is an expert when it comes to perpetual travel. She takes—on average—1.2 flights per week. Plus, she teaches us how cạo gió can cure a common cold.

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Jono Lee: Straightforward Advice on Gear & Travel Apps

Jono Lee still lives his life on the road after one year with Remote Year. Here, he shares his straightforward advice on gear, apps, and travel gotchas.

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Roxanne Ravago: Living Worldly Mini-Lives

Roxanne Ravago’s life is always a work in progress, but she shares a snapshot of the principles she uses to guide her life, travel, and digital nomadism.

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