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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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How to choose the Best Travel Camera Kit for you | Pack Hacker

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The Best Camera Kit for Your Travels

This guide covers how to choose the best travel camera. Find your best camera for travel whether it’s a smartphone, a compact point and shoot, or a DSLR.

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Lefrik Handy Backpack Review

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Handy Backpack by Lefrik

The Lefrik Handy Backpack isn’t ideal for bulkier items, but it is an eco-friendly, lightweight, and minimal daypack perfect for urban adventures.

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Peak Design Field Pouch Review

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Field Pouch by Peak Design

The Peak Design Field Pouch has become a staple in our camera travel kit. Perfect for accessories and smaller items, although not ideal for cameras themselves.

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Montbell Plasma 1000 Down Jacket Review

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Plasma 1000 Down Jacket by Montbell

The Montbell Plasma 1000 is pushing the limits on jacket tech. With one of the best warmth to weight ratios around, we love it—we just wish it had pockets.

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Millican Fraser Rucksack 32L Review

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Fraser Rucksack 32L by Millican

The Fraser Rucksack 32L has impressed us with its durability, versatility, and comfortable carry. We just wish the external straps wouldn’t dangle as much.

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Matador Transit30 2.0 Review

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Transit30 2.0 by Matador

The Transit30 2.0 is a large packable duffel bag from Matador. It’s great for adding extra capacity to your travel setup, but we think that’s about it.

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Matador Freerain24 2.0 Review

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Freerain24 2.0 by Matador

The Freerain24 2.0 is the latest waterproof packable daypack from Matador. Outside of the compression pouch, we’ve been thoroughly impressed with this pack!

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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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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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