Pack Up + Go loves to showcase recent trips + travelers to show you the amazing experiences of surprise travel.

Today we wanted to take you behind the scenes to meet one of Pack Up + Go’s skilled trip planning gurus!


Q: What is your name?

A: Zachary Best

Q: What do you do for Pack Up + Go:

A: Travel Operations Manager - so I get to pick the destination, plan the trip, and communicate with our travelers!

Q: What is your favorite part of working for Pack Up + Go?

A: I love learning about new places, and finding the perfect spot to send our travelers!

Pack Up + Go Insider Tip: The more information you give us, the more tailored we can make your trip!

Q: What is your favorite aspect of traveling?

A: I am a big fan of trying different foods, and seeing the different ways coffee is made around the world.

Q: Favorite place you have ever visited?

A: Japan - my friends and I spent a week and a half there over 2 years ago, and I haven't stopped thinking about it since!

Q: What sense (sight, smell, etc.) do you value most while traveling?

A: Taste

Q: Do you prefer vacations that involve the outdoors, are city oriented, or a little bit of both?

A: I prefer being based in a city, but having a chance to get outdoors is a big plus.

Q: What is your favorite activity to do on vacation?

A: Walking around and finding great places for coffee, food, and drinks.

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Q: What is your favorite ’90s jam?

A: My Own Worst Enemy” by Lit

Q: If you were on an island and could only bring three things, what would you bring?

A: A spear for fishing, a water purifier, and a very long, very entertaining book (any suggestions??)

Q: Favorite food category:

A: Noodles - just think of all the different options!

Q: If you could be any character in fiction, whom would you be?

A: James Bond

Q: What is the title of your biography?

A: What's Next?

Want to keep up with Zachary outside of the office?

Check out his urban adventures + the amazing architecture found along the way on his Instagram: @zest86!