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

Packing Lists

Earth Friendly Sustainable Packing List

Packing List

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

Packing List

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 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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Ultimate Travel Gift Ideas | 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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How To Travel The World With Vegan Gear | Pack Hacker

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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

7.3
Outlier Futureworks

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Futureworks by Outlier

Lightweight and comfortable, The Outlier Futureworks are a solid pair of travel pants, although we wish they were more breathable!

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8.1
Peak Design Travel Duffel 35L

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Travel Duffel 35L by Peak Design

The Peak Design Travel Duffel is a 35-liter bag that combines the simplicity of a traditional duffel with smart carry features and organization.

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8.0
Teva Original Sandals

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Original Sandals by Teva

The Teva Original Sandals are ideal for both wet and dry environments. And while they won’t work at formal occasions, they’ll fit basically everywhere else.

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6.8
Aer Travel Wallet

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Travel Wallet by Aer

The Aer Travel Wallet will hold your travel documents, passport, cards, and cash on the road. But accessing your passport & cash is a bit cumbersome.

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8.0
Trakke Laggan Travel Accessory Pouch

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Laggan Travel Accessory Pouch (2019) by Trakke

Durable and minimal, Trakke’s Laggan Travel Accessory Pouch is a great way to stay organized on the road, although its oblong shape isn’t super versatile.

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6.6
Away The Insider Packing Cubes

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The Insider Packing Cubes by Away

The Away Insider Packing Cubes are a great choice to pair with Away luggage since they fit inside perfectly. Otherwise, there are better cubes out there.

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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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