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Adele Lee-Wriede in Kerala, India

Adele Lee-Wriede in Kerala, India

  This is a picture of my husband Peter and I in Kerala, India feeding an elephant having just ridden her. Our pacsafe Venturesafe 25L backpack was invaluable in any situation our 3 week tour of India threw at us! Meanwhile we knew our passports and money were secure back at the treehouse [...]

Running While Traveling

Running While Traveling

[Ramonespelt]/[iStock]/Thinkstock Though traveling can be exhausting and physically demanding in and of itself, there are always those select few who feel the need to push the envelope and maintain their exercise regime while meandering across the globe. Runners generally fit into this category. Partly because there is nothing simpler than [...]

Rogan Sales in Kenya

Rogan Sales in Kenya

Riding a bike through Hell’s Gate National Park in Kenya was a very cool experience. My trusty Venturesafe pack was a gift from my mom. It spent six months traveling from Ghana to Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and South Africa and never missed a beat. It’s too bad you can’t [...]

Wendy Iob in Yucatan Mexico

Wendy Iob in Yucatan Mexico

  My name is Wendy and my husband and I went to Mexico for our honeymoon this past Christmas.  This photo is a picture of me taken in front of the main pyramid at Chichen itza in the Mexican state of Yucatan.  My Mother gave me the Metrosafe 250 GII [...]

Bussing It in Argentina

Bussing It in Argentina

[MBPROJEKT_Maciej_Bledowski]/[iStock]/Thinkstock Argentina is the 8th largest country in the world. Trains are more or less non-existent, car rentals are fairly expensive and domestic airfare is severely taxed for non-residents, which raises the question. How does one get around on the cheap? The answer is buses. Facts First, dispel any immediate [...]

Five Objects to Help You Make Friends on the Road

Five Objects to Help You Make Friends on the Road

[Antonio Balaguer soler]/[Hemera]/Thinkstock Traveling is one of the best opportunities to meet new people. Wandering from place to place, constantly relying on those around you for directions, advice, or a helping hand, there is ample opportunity to strike a friendship with everyone you encounter. (By the way, thank you to [...]

Ann Karen Diaz-Nebres in the Dubai Miracle Garden

Ann Karen Diaz-Nebres in the Dubai Miracle Garden

Me and my Pacsafe bag visited the most beautiful and biggest natural flower garden in the world, the Dubai Miracle Garden”.. Travelling with Citysafe 100 GII is like a home away from home.

How to Protect Your Laptop While Traveling

How to Protect Your Laptop While Traveling

Just once I would love to know what it feels like to travel without dragging my MacBook around. Though I love the thing desperately, it’s always just one more thing I have to worry about. We’ve been together for five years and it has seen multiple continents, dozens of countries, [...]

Harry Yanga in San Pablo City, Laguna, Philippines

Harry Yanga in San Pablo City, Laguna, Philippines

My name is Harry Yanga. I’m with my wife and 2 sons spending our vacation at Villa Escudero Plantations and Resort, San Pablo City, Laguna, Philippines.   We Experience our lunch with the sparkling waterfalls as a backdrop with clear spring water running over our feet is truly memorable experience especially with my Metrosafe 200 [...]

Step Off the Beaten Path with a Volunteer Vacation

Step Off the Beaten Path with a Volunteer Vacation

[gpointstudio]/[iStock]/Thinkstock It’s not that I don’t like lounging around on the beach with nothing to do but leisurely sip my margarita and occasionally cool off in crystal blue waters. It’s just that I can only handle it in small doses. Sipping a margarita on a beach in Mexico is pretty [...]