Here I am, Stacy Geskermann, rocking my Pacsafe bag at the Museum of the Wall at Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin, Germany.
It’s me, Stacy Geskermann, at the top of the TV Tower in Berlin, Germany, doing more because my gear is secure!
@Buckingham palace, London 2013 with my pacsafe Venturesafe 400!!! - Alex Ngan-Pin Goh
Although there are plenty of travelers who blur the line between appropriate risk and absolute insanity, my line between adventure and suicide is actually pretty distinct. So when a friend suggested that we explore the pockmarked roads of Mbale, Uganda on the back of a rickety motorbike, I made [...]
In an ideal world, our travels would center around the pursuit of pleasure. We’d spend more time sampling the cuisine of local street vendors under the open sky rather than poking disinterestedly at the array of limp cheese Danishes and universal cereals at the hotel breakfast buffet. We’d spend [...]
Hunting down monsters is as good a reason to travel as any other. Luckily, myths and legends place the world’s scariest creatures in some of the most scenic places on earth. In other words, search for a monster and you’ll find beauty all around. Chupacabra Its name translates to “goat [...]
At some point in your traveling career you will be lead to believe that riding a plodding ungulate through the desert is something that must be crossed off your travel bucket list. I was like this once. My more experienced camel-riding veteran travelers tried to warn me, but I wouldn’t [...]
Taking a photo is one of the best ways to capture a trip and serves as an inexpensive and unique souvenir of some of our best (and worst) travels. Unfortunately some abuse the power of the photographer and use it as an excuse to be inconsiderate of both locals [...]
Interview with Damien Mander of the International Anti-Poaching Foundation: “We Shoot Armed Poachers on Sight”
Between multiple deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, Damien Mander spent eight years in the Middle East as a sniper in the Australian Special Forces. Now, from the raw wilderness setting of Zimbabwe, he runs an organization called the International Anti Poaching Foundation (IAPF) with hopes of saving the world’s remaining [...]
On a drizzly, middle-of-winter Vancouver morning in 2005, myself and approximately 900 other individuals – students, professors, administrators, and crewmembers from around the country and world – boarded a ship to cross the Pacific Ocean and begin one of the most adventurous phases of our lives. We were headed [...]