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

Packing Lists

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

Best Travel Daypack 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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The Best Travel Packing List Guide For You | 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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Pack Hacker's Guide To Working Remotely | 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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How To Choose The Best Packing Cubes For You | 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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Best Travel Backpack Pack Hacker

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Our Favorite Gift Ideas For the Traveler in Your Life

You could give a bunch of Starbucks gift cards, or you can give friends & family something from our favorite travel gift ideas guide. It can be hard to know what to buy for the travel junkies in your life but, lucky for you, we’re experts in this sort of thing.

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Vegan World Travel Gear Guide

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Vegan World Travel Gear Guide

Our vegan travel gear guide is the ultimate way to maintain your diet & lifestyle on the road. From fueling your travels with plant-based meals, to choosing vegan-friendly gear, we cover it all.

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Gear Reviews

8.0
Bellroy Card Pocket

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Card Pocket by Bellroy

A small wallet with a surprising amount of internal organization, the Bellroy Card Pocket is ideal for travel, even if the zipper is a little sticky.

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8.6
Outlier Albini Merino Broadcloth Button Up

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Albini Merino Broadcloth Button Up (AMB) by Outlier

The Outlier AMB Button Up is a sleek, classy shirt with all the magical features of Merino wool—including odor and wrinkle resistance. Just make sure to take care of it!

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Arcido Akra

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Akra by Arcido

The Arcido Akra is a polished-looking 35-liter one-bag travel backpack with an innovative design, unique features and smart functionality.

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Arcido Vaga

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Vaga by Arcido

A lightweight and durable daypack, the Arcido Vaga gets the job done—but its overall floppiness and small water bottle holders leave much to be desired.

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Anatomie Techno Chino Mid Rise Pant

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Techno Chino Mid Rise Pant by Anatomie

The Anatomie Techno Chino Mid Rise Pant are fabulous to take traveling—comfortable to wear, lightweight, and sleek. If only they had useable pockets.

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Stasher Reusable Silicone Bag

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Reusable Silicone Bags by Stasher

TSA-compliant and packable, Stasher bags are a great travel-friendly alternative to single-use plastic bags, even if they collect dust and lint easily.

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The Blog

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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Zach and Julie Pack Hacker

Globe Trotting as a Couple – With Julie & Zach

Julie and Zach fell in love with traveling and one another—and they’ve been trotting around the globe ever since. Here they share some tips on finding cheap flights and making the most of your time on the road.

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Thomas and Sheena | Chasing A Plate

How To Eat Like A Local – With Thomas & Sheena

Thomas and Sheena packed up their apartment, bought plane tickets, and started traveling full-time to discover the best cuisines around the world. They continue to share their love for food and culture with others through Chasing A Plate.

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Jaayden Halko at the Seven Rila Lakes

Traveling The World As An Indie Game Developer – With Jaayden Halko

Jaayden Halko quit his former job to travel the world and start his own indie game development company. He chases warm weather and finds new home bases all around the globe while doing what he loves.

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