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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 beach, [...]

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 your [...]

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, a [...]

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. An [...]

How to Show Travelers Your City

How to Show Travelers Your City

Any traveler knows the delight of being invited to see a place through a local’s eyes whether it’s through a friend, a tour guide, or a benevolent stranger. So why not do the same for other travelers and open your home or offer your time to someone visiting your city? [...]

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 [...]

Adventure Travel: Tips on Getting Started

Adventure Travel: Tips on Getting Started

Adventure travel is the genius combination that satisfies the wanderlust’s desire for new places and the outdoorsman’s thirst for adrenaline and adventure. As gratifying as it can be to run to the top of North Africa’s highest peak or to kayak around the island of Corsica, planning and executing such [...]