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The Disappearance of Cyclist Frank G. Lenz

The Disappearance of Cyclist Frank G. Lenz

  In May of 1892, 27-year old Frank G. Lenz quit his day job as abookkeeper and announced his plan to cycle around the world. With the sport in its infancy and an American public thirsty for vicarious adventure, Lenz became an instant national hero. He packed his things, landed [...]

Guide to Train Hopping Like a Hobo

Guide to Train Hopping Like a Hobo

Though the train hopping days have long been considered over with, there are still those who exist on the fringes of society, living out of their bundles and riding the rails. Some are vagabonds and some are travelers who let their minds and bodies wander, they feel the terrible winds [...]

Pacsafe Featured on Gear Junkie’s Outdoor Retailer Roundup!

Pacsafe Featured on Gear Junkie’s Outdoor Retailer Roundup!

Outdoor Retailer is this trade show where the coolest brands in the outdoor industry get together to show off all their new stuff.  New tents, new climbing equipment, and for us, new anti safe bags with updated technology. This week, one of our favorite gear sites, GearJunkie.com, picked up our [...]

When Flight Attendants Make Us Laugh

When Flight Attendants Make Us Laugh

  Flying can be stressful, tedious, and nerve-wracking. Crammed into a seat, wedged between hundreds of other people and facing the prospect of 10+ hours of airplane food, bad romantic comedies, and crawling over strangers every time you have to pee, flying can seem like a humorless situation. Enter the [...]

Pacsafe Road Trip Part III: Zion National Park, Utah

Pacsafe Road Trip Part III: Zion National Park, Utah

(One of Pacsafe’s writers, Bryan Schatz, took a roadtrip to the Western United States.  This is part 3 of 4 of his trip) Picking an outdoor destination in Utah is challenging. There’s Grand Staircase-Escalante, Canyonlands, Bryce, Moab, Arches, Monument Valley, Capital Reef… you could get lost forever in any one [...]

Pacsafe Roadtrip Part II: Durango, CO

Pacsafe Roadtrip Part II: Durango, CO

(Pacsafe writer, Bryan Schatz, took a roadtrip out West in Colorado, USA.  This is part 2 of 3 of his trip) Durango itself is a slice of beer-brewing and café-toting bliss, and while many outdoor activities lay within city limits, it’s what surrounds Durango that’s the main attraction. Heading south [...]

Pacsafe Road Trip Part I: Ouray, Colorado

Pacsafe Road Trip Part I: Ouray, Colorado

(One of Pacsafe’s writers, Bryan Schatz, took a roadtrip out West in Colorado.  This is part 1 of a 3 part mini-series of his trip) We’re on a journey across the West in search of pure road trip bliss. We packed up the Suby with a bunch of necessities: hiking [...]

How to Brag About Your Travels

How to Brag About Your Travels

  Travel is a humbling experience. It shows you how big the world is and how relatively insignificant both you and your problems truly are. When you’re out there, at the mercy of fate, you accept that you aren’t in control. But when you return, you should take those awesome [...]

Traveling by Cargo Ship

Traveling by Cargo Ship

  Cargo ship travel was long ago filed as one of the most romantic forms of seeing the world, joined by hitchhiking and tramping along boxcars. Today, most people have written off cargo ships as a mode of transportation, but they are still very viable for those who want a [...]

Pinterest Winner Amanda Eilders!

Pinterest Winner Amanda Eilders!

Congrats Amanda Eilders! Thanks for being a cool fan and pinning the Citysafe Tote. We think you’re pretty cool for pinning one of our classics. For everyone else – the heat is on – we’re picking winners every week and are just dying to share the Pacsafe love (love as [...]