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Traveling During Ramadan

Traveling During Ramadan

  Traveling in a predominately Muslim country during Ramadan can be a wonderful, but challenging experience. Particularly for those of us who are not very good at abstaining from food and drink for more than 15 minutes at a time (guilty). Life moves at a much slower pace during Ramadan [...]

The Airport Olympics

The Airport Olympics

Watching the Olympics inspires a certain degree of pride in and appreciation of the superhuman athletic endeavors of our fellow human beings. We’re proud when the athletes from our home country do well, but we’re also in awe of the strength, grace, and agility of all of our Olympians regardless [...]

European Beach Etiquette

European Beach Etiquette

  Europeans have a slightly different approach to a day out on the beach. This approach generally involves a fair amount of nudity and a more laissez-faire attitude toward public display of speedos, thongs, and other scraps of shiny fabric wound tightly around the body. There is nothing wrong with [...]

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 [...]

How to Annoy Your Flight Attendant

How to Annoy Your Flight Attendant

As a flight attendant, you are the only thing standing between those mini bottles of vodka and hundreds of exhausted, stressed out, and sleep-deprived travelers. Half the time they don’t even see you. They look right through you to whatever it is they need to get through the flight and [...]

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 [...]

Traveling on a Round the World Ticket: Conditions and Rules

Traveling on a Round the World Ticket: Conditions and Rules

There are plenty of ways to get yourself around the world and it’s never been easier than right now. For as long as anyone can remember, humans have been walking, riding, sailing, rafting, and hitchhiking just to get around the world. If you have plenty of money, but no time, [...]

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 [...]