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Stories from the road and tips & travel hacks.

Touring Bluegrass Bass Player: Alastair Whitehead

Alastair—a laid-back bluegrass bass player—talks to us about his life on the road as a traveling musician that also carries fly fishing gear on the road.

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Taking 1.2 Flights Per Week With Tam Le

Tam is an expert when it comes to perpetual travel. She takes—on average—1.2 flights per week. Plus, she teaches us how cạo gió can cure a common cold.

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Jono Lee: Straightforward Advice on Gear & Travel Apps

Jono Lee still lives his life on the road after one year with Remote Year. Here, he shares his straightforward advice on gear, apps, and travel gotchas.

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Roxanne Ravago: Living Worldly Mini-Lives

Roxanne Ravago’s life is always a work in progress, but she shares a snapshot of the principles she uses to guide her life, travel, and digital nomadism.

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Share a Cup With Your Pup

With the Cool Pouch Cool Pooch Sports Bottle, you can easily share a cup with your pup. We’re not sure if it’s exactly sanitary, but it is a thing.

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Weird. Hold your snacks & drinks in one cup.

Do you like drinks? How about tasty snacks? How about both of those combined inside of a portable travel cup that looks like it’s having a rave?

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Jon Massmann: Traveling Light as a Meditator and Teacher

A meditator & teacher shares his best travel gear including the Peak Design Everyday Backpack and a guitalele his travel friends carve their names into.

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Everything You Need to Travel the World in One Backpack

Minimalist travel gear for your trip—all in one travel backpack. This digital nomad packing guide helps you plan a trip abroad in one carry-on bag.

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Katherine Conaway: A Digital Nomad with 6 Years on the Road

Who would have thought a bathrobe would be a top item for a traveler of 6 years? Katherine Conway shares her top travel tips & tricks with us.

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Shayla Christine: A full-time traveler of 2+ years

Shayla Christine, a long-term traveler of 2 years, shares her travel tips and tricks in video format for this week’s Travel Styles segment.

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A Clean Getaway Airline Seat Slip Cover

An odd airplane seat cover that’s guaranteed to upset everyone in the boarding line behind you as you slowly slip this thing onto your chair.

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Tiago Almeida: Living Life out of One Bag

Tiago Almeida, a front-end developer working on a product that he loves while traveling the world shares his travel tips and strategy for one bag travel.

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Laptop Stand Showdown: The Roost 2.0 vs. the Nexstand K2

We took a look at two of the best travel laptop stands—Roost 2.0 and Nexstand K2. Perfect for digital nomads who are tired of hunching over their laptops.

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Soarigami Airplane Portable Armrest Extender/Divider

A really weird way to make the armrest on a plane a little bit bigger for you & your neighbor—if they allow you to set the device up before take-off.

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Heidi & John Hakala: Nomadic Trailer Travelers

Heidi & John Hakala are a husband & wife writer, blogger, and full-time adventurer team. They share their favorite travel gear and tips with us.

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Phil Oliver: Jeep Driving Drifter & Zen Photographer

Phil’s love of travel began with annual family vacations and since then, it has taken him far and wide. His tips are great for well-experienced travelers.

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Samantha Schaible: Country-Hopping Digital Nomad

At age 25, Samantha decided to break the monotony of her routine and explore the world. She shares her favorite gear and travel tips in this interview.

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Dan Taylr: Eco-Conscious Industrial Designer

Traveling through Southeast Asia and avoiding typical tourist destinations, Dan Taylr walks us through his favorite gear and some travel tips.

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Carry On Bag Sizes

This guide includes weight limits for carryon luggage for every airline around the world. Handy if you’re planning an international or domestic trip.

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Frances Beatty: Wanderer & Wedding Photographer

Frances Beatty shares her favorite travel tips with us including how she chooses travel camera gear—plus—a nice tip to brighten the day of airline staff.

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Connect-A-Desk

This odd contraption creates a portable stand up desk that you can use … well … anywhere. Do you have the style to pull this thing off & get work done?

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Francis Villanueva: Engineer & Gadget Minimalist

Minimalist travel tips, USB-based gadget charging, and a strategy for warming up a cold airplane-food-bread-roll at 40,000 feet with Francis Villanueva.

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Meet Meat Ruck Backpack

This bag makes it look like there’s a big slab of meat on your back. We saw this while exploring Japan and haven’t looked back since—fashion icon.

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Jesi Hoolihan: Business Trip Titan

A manager who travels for work more than half the year, Jesi shares her tips on staying balanced and looking sharp while on the move (plus her favorite travel item that always saves the day before a big meeting). 

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Modo Bag

Packing is hard. So is walking (apparently). Introducing the Modo Bag, the world’s first motorcycle/suitcase hybrid.

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Pack Hacker has Launched!

We’re excited to (officially) introduce ourselves. In this note, Tom Wahlin, the founder, shares his vision for Pack Hacker and where we’re headed.

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How a UX Director Travels: Sasha Tsimbler

Sasha Tsimbler, a UX director shares his top travel items with us, as well as a couple tips he’s picked up along his travels in this week’s Travel Styles.

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