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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 [...]

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 [...]