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March 10, 2022 2 min read

Thor with Venturesafe EXP35

Pacsafe just launched its newest anti-theft bag, the Venturesafe EXP35 Travel Backpack, which was designed for travel, work, gym, and outdoors. It’s an all-in-one versatile bag to endure all types of adventures.  

To put the EXP35 through its ultimate endurance and functionality test, we asked extreme traveler, Thor of @onceuponasaga, to use it on his next expedition to Palau(islandin the Micronesia area of Oceania).  


Traveling to 203 Countries Without Flying Once 

In January 2022, Thor boarded his 27th container vessel of his Saga journey to start his 3-week roundtrip from Hong Kong to Palau with his EXP35.  

Thor with the crew on the container vessel

Thor is currently on his Saga journey to visit every country in the world without flying, so he recently visited Palau via a cargo ship from Hong Kong. So far, Thor has made it to 195 countries completely without flying and is just eight countries away from his journey’s goal.  

Having only to rely on cars, buses, trains and boats on his journey, Thor expresses that it can be challenging to plan his routes and countless detours. Packing can also be difficult as he must travel light but keep his essentials with him. His gear must be compact yet spacious, versatile, and durable to keep up with his extreme travels.   


Spacious Yet Compact  

With 35L of generous storage, Thor was able to pack all his essentials including clothes, towel, extra pair of shoes, toiletries, camera, laptop, chargers and more. The EXP35’s full front opening makes it easy to access your belongings and for packing. The separate bottom compartment can be used for shoes or keeping dirty laundry. 

 “I have been positively surprised by the EXP35. Originally, I thought it was just another backpack, but it turned out to be a lot more spacious than what it appears to be and there are truly a lot of small pockets and cool features built into it,” says Thor. “Apart from that I love all the safety features. I’m happy to recommend the backpack and look forward to taking it to the final eight countries of my journey.”  


A Portable Locker On-the-Go 

With Pacsafe’s renown anti-theft features, the EXP35 is essentially a portable locker, helping to protect your valuables whether you’re in a cruise cabin, hostel, hotel room, or even the gym locker room.  

 Safely secure your laptop or tablet inside the secret lockable back compartment, keep your passport and wallet inside the RFID-Blocking pocket and wrap the detachable anchor backpack strap around a fixed object for extra level of security. 

 This backpack also includes:  

  • Pacsafe’s newest anti-theft technology, the Self-Locking Zipper – a quick and easy way to secure 
  • ToughZip – a thicker double zipper that is puncture resistant  
  • Cut resistant eXomesh lining – stainless steel wire mesh to deter cut & run theft  

As part of the Pacsafe commitment to remove all virgin plastic from their products by 2025, every Venturesafe EXP35 Travel Backpack was made with 37 recycled plastic bottles.  

The Venturesafe EXP35 Travel Backpack is now available worldwide. Clickhere to get yours today. 

For more information on Thor and his Saga Journey, check out his websitehere 

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