The Best Gear for Travel
Pack Hacker is a resource for the lightest, best looking, and most functional travel gear.
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.
The Best Camera Kit for Your Travels
This guide covers how to choose the best travel camera kit for you. We cover it all, from a simple smartphone to a compact point and shoot, all the way up to mirrorless and DSLR. Plus, our recommendations for camera backpacks, slings, and travel tripods for YouTube or vlogging.
How to Make the Most of Merino Wool Travel Clothing
From t-shirts & sweaters to underwear & socks—Merino wool is soft, naturally breathable, & stink resistant, making it a magical fabric for travel.
How to Choose the Best Carry-on Travel Backpack for You
The best travel backpack is unique from person to person. We break down how to choose your perfect one bag carry on into 5 easy sections, plus, we cover more than just the Osprey Farpoint! (Updated for 2018)
Tested Travel Gear
Laggan Travel Accessory Pouch by Trakke
The Trakke Laggan Travel Accessory Pouch is a minimalistic and durable piece of gear that will organize your smaller travel items for many years to come.
Setout Divide Backpack by Tortuga
The Tortuga Setout Divide is everything we wish the Homebase had been—a durable and versatile travel pack with some great features.
Storr Carry-On Backpack by Trakke
Handmade in Scotland from quality materials sourced within the UK, the Trakke Storr is a super durable 30L pack that’s perfect for one bag travel.
eKO SuperLite Yoga Mat by Manduka
Whether you’re an avid yogi or just looking for a spot to zen out while traveling, the Manduka eKO SuperLite Yoga Mat is an eco-friendly choice that can be packed up smaller than your average yoga mat.
Internal Tool Roll by Mission Workshop
The Mission Workshop Internal Tool Roll organizes all of your “tools”—whatever they may be—making your travel experience easy and efficient!
Travel Pack 2 by Aer
The Aer Travel Pack 2 picks up right where it’s predecessor left off—a great one bag travel pack with a slick look and high attention to detail.
Pack Hacker Blog
An Inside Look at a Backpack Reviewer’s Favorite Gear and Travel Destinations – With Bo Ismono
Bo Ismono is a Film Editor and YouTube Backpack Reviewer. Here, he shares how the GORUCK GR0 started his backpack reviewing journey as well as his favorite travel destinations and more.
How to Embrace Change & Find Balance While Traveling – With Kelsey Reinke
Kelsey Reinke has diligently practiced embracing change and finding balance in an on-the-go lifestyle. Here, she shares some tips on ditching the list ticking mentality and balancing personal wellness while traveling.
How To Stay Inspired As a Professional Creative While Traveling – With Lauren Ronquillo
Lauren Ronquillo continues to find inspiration through traveling the world as a professional creative. While seeking beauty in the quiet moments, she takes time to find reminders that we are all interconnected.