The Best Gear for Travel
Pack Hacker is a resource for the lightest, best looking, and most functional travel gear.
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
Pack Hacker’s minimalist guide on selecting the best carry-on one bag travel backpack for you. We share the most important principals for selecting a pack.
GUIDE (COMING SOON)
The short list for long term travel
Whether you're a digital nomad or a frequent business traveler, there are a couple pieces of gear you should consider investing in to make your trips much smoother.
Tested Travel Gear
FlatPak Soap Bar Case by Matador
Flexible, lightweight and easy to pack—the Matador FlatPak Soap Bar Case is a unique option for carrying a soap bar while you travel.
FlatPak Toiletry Bottle by Matador
The Matador FlatPak Toiletry Bottle is a fresh take on refillable liquid bottles for travel. It’s easy to pack, flexible, and TSA approved—making it ideal for your carry on.
Runweight Merino T-Shirt by Outlier
Soft, durable, and functional for workout & daily wear—the Outlier Runweight Merino T-Shirt is great, but the new version generates more pilling than we’d like to see.
Zack 41L Backpack by Sandqvist
Categorized as a weekend bag by Sandqvist, the 41L Zack seems to check all the travel pack boxes. But can it compete with the one bag travel heavy hitters?
Niko F-Stop Camera Backpack by Chrome Industries
The Chrome Niko F-Stop Camera Backpack is comfortable, technical, yet simple—a great travel bag for seasoned shooters, casual snappers and travelers alike.
Allpa 35L Travel Pack by Cotopaxi
The Cotopaxi Allpa 35L Travel Pack is a great all-around bag that is smartly designed for carry-on compliance and can suit both urban and outdoorsy travelers alike.