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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. From clothes to tech to toiletries and more, we cover it all.

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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

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Heimplanet Transit Line Sling Pocket Review

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Transit Line Sling Pocket by Heimplanet

The Heimplanet Transit Line Sling might just be the perfect personal item for flying. We’ve tested it rigorously, and have little to complain about.

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Knix 8-in-1 Evolution Bra

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8-in-1 Evolution Bra by Knix

The Knix 8-in-1 Evolution Bra is marketed as revolutionary, and we mostly agree. “8-in-1” is a bit of a stretch, but we love the comfort and versatility.

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Osprey Daylite Plus Review

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Daylite Plus by Osprey

The Osprey Daylite Plus is a versatile daypack that delivers a comfortable carry—we just wish the side water bottle pockets were a bit more secure.

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ToeSox Bella Half Toe Grip Socks Review

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Bella Half Toe Grip Socks by ToeSox

Although the Bella Half Toe Grip Socks from ToeSox make traveling as a yogi a whole lot easier, we don’t think they can entirely replace your mat. But they’ll come close.

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AmazonBasics Carry-On Travel Backpack Review

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Carry-On Travel Backpack by AmazonBasics

While we can’t guarantee the AmazonBasics Carry-On Travel Backpack will be your lifelong travel companion, its price is hard to ignore for anyone on a budget.

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Encircled Women's Dressy Sweatpant

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Women’s Dressy Sweatpant by Encircled

The Encircled Women’s Dressy Sweatpant marry comfort and style, which we love. Besides the long drying time and a few minor gripes, we’re a big fan of these pants.

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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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Julie and Zach in Seville, Spain

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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