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
Beta SL Jacket by Arc'Teryx
Light, compact, waterproof, and stylish – The Arc’teryx Beta SL Jacket is the ideal companion for the traveler who wants to stay dry and still pack light.
Travel Bag by NOMATIC
After raising an enormous $5m on Kickstarter and Indiegogo, the NOMATIC Travel Bag promises to be “the most functional travel bag ever.” In practice we found that claim to be a little hit and miss.
Travel Pack by Fjallraven
With its Scandinavian style and impressive organization, the Fjallraven Travel Pack is a fantastic companion for weekend city breaks or business trips.
In and Out Packable Daypack by Mystery Ranch
Heavier than you expect from a packable daypack, the Mystery Ranch In and Out carries like a regular backpack and is one of the most durable daypacks we’ve tested.
Wool Runners by Allbirds
Allbirds Wool Runners are in the running for “the most comfortable shoes”—lightweight, breathable and the softest shoe you’ll own.
Sea to Sky Packable Daypack by Pacific Northwest
The Pacific Northwest Sea to Sky Pack is a lightweight packable daypack that can go with you just about anywhere—even under waterfalls.
Pack Hacker Blog
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.