Top 10 Small Items You Should Always Pack

The following items are small… but also incredibly versatile and useful! In their own way, they will save you so much time, trouble and backpack space. So you can stop worrying and fully enjoy your time away from home! READ MORE…

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Items That Take Too Much Space in Your Luggage

As a backpacker, I try to be as “adventure ready” as possible… but it’s a very fine line between being ready no matter what and packing too much… Here are a few tips to help you pack efficiently! READ MORE…

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Jet-Setter, Travel Gear Specialists

I recently shared a photo album on The PS Backpacker’s Facebook page called “#MyMontreal” that presents bits and pieces of the city that became my home 15 years ago, as I moved here to study journalism. READ MORE…

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The “Strictly Carry-On” Challenge… The Facts

In order to comply – and hopefully, be successful – in your “Strictly Carry-On” Challenge, you will have to make sacrifices… READ MORE…

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An Introduction To The “Traveler’s What If Syndrome”

Most of you don’t know my mother… As I’m getting older, I get to know her so well… mostly because I start to act and react like her so often! She’s a relatively “practical” packer and packing the car for a weekend away at the chalet or to move my stuff to Montreal for university was for her like a Tetris game… READ MORE…

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Zip Top Bags : Combine Necessary with Practicality !

Zip top bags (often called “Ziplocs”) are part of our traveler’s life, whatever our size, since September 11.
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