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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 [...]

How to Keep Your Stuff Safe While Swimming

How to Keep Your Stuff Safe While Swimming

  We’ve all been there. Sitting on a beautiful beach, waves lapping at the shore, cool water beckoning relief from the blazing sun. You look at the water, you look at your stuff, you look at the water again. You know you shouldn’t leave your valuables just sitting on the [...]

Independance Days Around the World

So yesterday was Independence Day for the United States, but we’re not the only ones who celebrate our independence. See when travelers and residents from around the world, celebrate the days that mark their independence! via chartsbin.com

Five Inexpensive Souvenirs That Don’t Suck

Five Inexpensive Souvenirs That Don’t Suck

  It’s the last day of your trip and as you’re admiring the photos you’ve taken and the few items you’ve managed to snag for yourself, you suddenly remember that you haven’t picked up any souvenirs for anyone else. Oops. That’s when it happens. You rush around the stores near [...]

Five Little Luxuries for Backpacking Travelers

Five Little Luxuries for Backpacking Travelers

  When you’re a backpacking traveler, you learn to let go of life’s little luxuries pretty quickly. Anything that can’t be shoved into your backpack and easily carried gets left behind for weeks, months, or years at a time. You learn to live without more than one pair of shoes, [...]

Signal Fires: Don’t Set the Whole Place Ablaze

Signal Fires: Don’t Set the Whole Place Ablaze

  Say you’re hiking some remote island by yourself. You fall and break your foot and toil through the island’s foliage in misery for three days. No one knows you’re there and no one’s coming to rescue you, so what choice do you have? A signal fire. A big one. [...]

Wingsuiting: A New Professional Sport

Wingsuiting: A New Professional Sport

Wingsuiting, the act of jumping off cliffs, out of airplanes, from hot-air balloons, or any other high-elevation apparatus, to then take flight via a flying squirrel suit, is about to become a professional sport. Jeb Corliss, perhaps the sport’s most recognized madman, wants to bring some organization and money to [...]

Traveling Grandmothers Kick Major Ass

Traveling Grandmothers Kick Major Ass

  I once did a triathlon (read: only once and never again) that also had other running events alongside it. The usual suspects were there, dudes with enormous calves and aerodynamic bikes and helmets, thousands of dollars worth of gear and Ironman t-shirts. A big scene. Big egos. Everyone was [...]

The Delicious Coastal Villages of Cinque Terre, Italy

The Delicious Coastal Villages of Cinque Terre, Italy

  Italy’s Cinque Terre, or “Five Lands” is a collection of seaside villages (Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore) placed intermittently along an 18km path of jagged cliffs that overlook the Mediterranean Sea in the Italian Riviera. The mountains are choked with dry-stone-wall vineyards (where growers still use monorail mechanisms [...]

Winners of the Travel Out Loud Contest!!!

Winners of the Travel Out Loud Contest!!!

We spend a lot of time browsing our favorite travel photos but last month, we decided it would be a good idea to get yours. So we launched a contest, asked Pacsafers around the world to submit their best travel pics, and now we’re picking winners! Here’s our winners and [...]