Mery Smith

Title: Writer

Portrait of Mery Smith

Meet Mery Turner, a dedicated writer and the driving force behind all things Pack den Sack. Hailing from the heart of Chicago but currently calling Seattle home, Mery’s passion for packing and travel knows no bounds.

Mery’s wanderlust has led her to explore a wide range of destinations and experiences. She’s an expert in crafting packing lists that cater to every traveler’s needs. Whether you’re heading to the snowy slopes of Aspen, the bustling streets of Tokyo, or the tranquil vineyards of Napa Valley, Mery has you covered.

Her devotion to pet-friendly travel is unparalleled. With her beloved Labrador, Max, as her trusty sidekick, she’s embarked on cross-country road trips, hiked through national parks, and discovered the best dog-friendly hotels from coast to coast.

When she’s not busy curating the perfect packing essentials, Mery is an avid foodie. She’s savored exotic street food in Bangkok, dined at Michelin-starred restaurants in Paris, and even tried her hand at making traditional paella in Valencia. Her culinary adventures are not just about eating but also about immersing herself in the local culture.

Mery’s travel expertise has earned her recognition on various media outlets. Her knack for sharing practical tips and insider knowledge has made her a sought-after guest on morning talk shows and travel podcasts.

Mery’s bucket list is as diverse as her travel experiences. While she’s explored the Amazon rainforest and trekked through the Grand Canyon, she’s got her sights set on an African safari as her ultimate adventure. It’s safe to say that wherever Mery goes, she leaves a trail of tips, packing wisdom, and unforgettable memories for fellow travelers to follow.