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

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Guides

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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Gear Reviews

6.3
The Ridge Wallet Titanium Black

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Wallet – Titanium by The Ridge

Between the strong elastic and titanium plates, the Ridge Wallet keeps your cards well-organized and secure—we just wish accessing them was quicker.

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YETI Tocayo Backpack 26

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Tocayo Backpack 26 by YETI

The YETI Tocayo: a travel backpack with the unique ability to stand on its own. It’s a solid choice despite some stiffness and laptop accessibility issues.

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AmazonBasics Slim Carry On Travel Backpack Weekender

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Slim Carry On Travel Backpack Weekender by AmazonBasics

The AmazonBasics Slim Carry On Travel Backpack Weekender is an excellent choice for a budget-friendly pack that’s versatile, durable and decent-looking.

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Knack Large Expandable Knack Pack Review

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Large Expandable Knack Pack by Knack

The Knack Expandable Knack Pack definitely has some great features, but the uncomfortable carry and low-quality materials have ultimately let us down.

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Orbitkey Key Organiser Review

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Key Organiser by Orbitkey

The Orbitkey Key Organiser offers prime organization, an effective self-locking feature and plenty of colors and styles to choose from, just watch out for signs of wear on the lighter colors.

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Orbitkey Multi-tool

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Multi-Tool by Orbitkey

The Orbitkey Multi-Tool is a low-profile, six-in-one microtool that’s great to have on hand at home or while traveling, despite some minor shortcomings.

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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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