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Travelympics: How to Pack in Under 3 Minutes

Travelympics: How to Pack in Under 3 Minutes

You woke up late. Your alarm didn’t go off in time (it was probably set for PM instead of AM), and your trans-Atlantic flight leaves in three hours. Since you’re supposed to check in for international flights two hours in advance, and with the airport being a solid 45 minutes […]

Packing to Study Abroad – The Checklist for International Students

Packing to Study Abroad – The Checklist for International Students

The prospect of studying abroad as an international student is certainly an exciting one! Think of all the experiences you’ll have: meeting new friends from all over the world, exploring new places, and indulging in all the local food – all in the name of education. But before you hop […]

Street Festivals of the World

Street Festivals of the World

How often have you wandered a foreign city’s streets and suddenly discovered a festival you never knew existed? If you have, chances are the impromptu celebration gave you a completely new impression of that place – and whether it’s through hearing new music, feeling part of the local community, or […]

Flashpacking In Iceland –  My First Experience as a Flashpacker

Flashpacking In Iceland – My First Experience as a Flashpacker

Thanks to celebrities such as Justin Bieber and the Kardashians, and let’s not forget the beautifully shot film, ​The Secret Life of  Walter Mitty,  Iceland has become quite the destination for travelers from all walks of life. Whether you are a backpacker traveling on a budget, a flashpacker (like me) […]

The Best Ever Travel Advice your Parents Didn’t Tell You

The Best Ever Travel Advice your Parents Didn’t Tell You

We all know you have to be on your guard while you’re travelling to ensure you have a safe trip. Some destinations are safer than others but you always need to be cautious, no matter where you are in the world. You need to protect your belongings, particularly as most […]

Choosing the Best Pacsafe Bag for your Daily Routine

Choosing the Best Pacsafe Bag for your Daily Routine

  Bags are one of those essential items you can’t do without. Daily bags are especially important, perhaps even more so than just regular travel bags, as it’s subjected to long-term daily wear and tear. For us here at Pacsafe, our daily bags need to fulfil the following criteria: – […]

Security Tips for Commuting with Electronic Gadgets

Security Tips for Commuting with Electronic Gadgets

It’s hard to believe how far we’ve come with technology. Only 20 years ago we were just fine heading out from home without our mobile phones (can you imagine?!). Now we’ve become so reliant on our electronic gadgets that they are like a third arm. Commuting with electronics and gadgets […]

Summer Playlist – Staff Fav!

Looking for some music to listen to this summer? Here are 20 songs that will get you grooving this summer. Enjoy!

Dress Like a Local in the World’s Fashion Capitals

Dress Like a Local in the World’s Fashion Capitals

They say, “When in Rome, do as Romans do”. When in the style capitals of the world, Tokyo, Paris, New York, London and Berlin, do as the fashionistas do. Each city has its own style and dress code. While trends may come and go, the essential pieces often don’t. Here’s […]

How to Travel Italy on a Budget

How to Travel Italy on a Budget

An Italian getaway evokes images of romantic cafes, scooter rides, seaside ruins, and expensive-looking views from a hotel balcony. But those expensive views don’t have to come at an expensive price! It’s more than possible to fully enjoy all the romance and history of Italy without needing to fully commit your wallet […]