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

Gift Guides & Holiday Deals

Our Ultimate Gift Guide

Great Travel Gift Ideas For World Travelers

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The Adventure Essentials Gift Guide

Gifts For Outdoor Enthusiasts

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The Eco-Groovy Gift Guide

Ethical & Sustainable Travel Gift Ideas

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The Urban Explorer Gift Guide

Useful Travel Gift Ideas For Everyday Adventure

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Packing Lists

Budget Packing List

Packing List

Budget Packing List

Our Budget Packing List is full of the best inexpensive travel gear we could find. Everything you need to travel the world, without those hefty pricetags.

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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

Ultimate Travel Gift Ideas | Pack Hacker

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Our Favorite Gift Ideas For the Traveler in Your Life

Not sure what to get the travel junkies in your life? Lucky for you we’ve put together the ultimate list of the best travel gift ideas we’ve found so far.

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How To Choose The Best Sling Bag For You

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How to Choose the Best Sling Bag for You

In this travel sling bag guide, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know to find the best sling bag that will work for you. We cover it all.

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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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Gear Reviews

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Tropicfeel Canyon Sneakers

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Canyon Sneakers by Tropicfeel

Breathable, quick-drying, and odor-resistant, the Tropicfeel Canyon Sneakers largely live up to the hype, but they’re not perfect.

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7.4
Cotopaxi Allpa 42L Travel Pack

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Allpa 42L Travel Pack by Cotopaxi

Despite its bulkiness, the Cotopaxi Allpa 42L Travel Pack offers a ton of space and some interesting organization for a one-bag travel backpack.

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7.3
Public Rec All Day Every Day Pant

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All Day Every Day Pant by Public Rec

The Public Rec All Day Every Day Pants look more casual than advertised, but we’re digging the soft, stretchy fabric and zippered pockets.

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8.4
REI 650 Down Jacket 2.0

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650 Down Jacket 2.0 by REI

The warmth-to-weight ratio of the REI 650 Down Jacket 2.0 is hard to beat and we’re digging its aesthetic—we only wish it compressed smaller.

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8.0
Ministry of Supply Kinetic Blazer

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Kinetic Suit (Blazer & Pants) by Ministry of Supply

Wrinkle-resistant, water-repellent, and stretchy, the Ministry of Supply Kinetic suit separates make a solid travel suit—and they’re easy to care for.

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7.4
Allbirds Wool Loungers

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Wool Loungers by Allbirds

Lightweight, flexible, and oh-so-soft, the Allbirds Wool Loungers are nearly as good as advertised. We only wish they had better odor-resistance.

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The Blog

Tiny Travel Accessories

Tiny Travel Accessories

Pack light for smarter one-bag travel with these tiny travel accessories.

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Awesome Travel Products

Awesome Travel Products

This list includes some of our favorite travel gear and accessories—must-have travel essentials for your next trip.

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The Urban Explorer Gift Guide Sponsored By Huckberry

The Urban Explorer Gift Guide

We’ve partnered with Huckberry to bring you the best gift ideas for travelers. Gifts for frequent flyers or the urban explorer who’s always ready to go.

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The Eco-Groovy Gift Guide Sponsored By REI

The Eco-Groovy Gift Guide

This REI gift guide is all about sustainable gift ideas. And these environmentally sustainable gifts should please the eco-warriors in your life.

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