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The Best Travel Shoes

The Best Travel Shoes
Whatever type of traveler you are, make sure you buy the perfect shoes for your next trip. No matter how big your luggage is, there's never enough room for every pair of travel shoes that you want to bring. Even after listing the pros and cons of your favorite pairs, you may still have trouble...

6 Ways to Become a Master Packer

6 Ways to Become a Master Packer
Eagle Creek’s experts share their tips for packing like a pro. If there were such a job as “professional packing expert,” the team here at Eagle Creek could all share the title (not to mention a few incredible packing tips!). Read on to find out how our employees take organizing your bag to a whole...

4 Free Things to Do in Austin, Texas

4 Free Things to Do in Austin, Texas
Put away your wallet, because Austin, Texas has a wealth of free activities for outdoors enthusiasts, political junkies, and lovers of art and culture. Austin, Texas has one of the widest ranges of free things to do in any U.S. city. Strap on some cowboy boots and explore historical sites,...

Blogger Packing List: What to Pack for Central America

Blogger Packing List: What to Pack for Central America
Find out what a travel expert brings when she travels to the isthmus of the Americas. Central America has something for everyone, whether it's the sun-drenched beaches of Belize's atolls (ring-shaped coral reefs), the ancient Mayan ruins of Honduras's Copán or the man-made wonders of the Panama...

How to Pack for a Gap Year

How to Pack for a Gap Year
If you're taking a break to travel, make sure you read this packing checklist. Congrats on taking a gap year! It takes courage and planning to embark on this type of trip so first off, pat yourself on the back. Once the excitement fades, though, and reality sets in, you may start panicking about...

Think Outside the Suitcase: The New Smart Luggage

Think Outside the Suitcase: The New Smart Luggage
Worried about your current luggage lagging behind? When it comes to the latest travel trends, these bags are leading the way. Luggage has come a long way since the days of the horizontal leather suitcases and camping rucksacks. Durable materials, lightweight frames, and wheels have transformed...

Most Notorious Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

Most Notorious Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them
Travelers beware: Don’t be taken by these all-too-common scams. When traveling to a new destination, it’s easy to lose yourself in your new surroundings. Perhaps you take a few moments to admire a beautiful cathedral in Florence, have a sip of Guinness in a Dublin pub, or watch flamenco dancers in...

10 Top Survival Skills Every Traveler Should Learn

10 Top Survival Skills Every Traveler Should Learn
Whether you're camping in a forest, partying all night at clubs in Buenos Aires, or museum-hopping throughout Europe, here's what you need to know to stay safe and have fun during your getaway. Before you book your next trip, ask yourself one important question: If something were to go terribly...

Luggage Drama: Dealing with a Broken Bag on Vacation

Luggage Drama: Dealing with a Broken Bag on Vacation
Dealing with a damaged luggage situation quickly can help salvage your vacation. It’s a scene from every seasoned traveler’s nightmare. The baggage claim belt begins to move. The luggage from the flight slowly starts appearing. You finally see your bag…or, well, one part of it. And then another...

5 Great Adventure Destinations Around the World

5 Great Adventure Destinations Around the World
Looking for an adventure? Try these five spots all over the globe. To many people, lying on a beach while drinking a rum cocktail sounds like a nice vacation. But let's be honest—it’s not for everyone. Some of us are looking for less relaxation and more adrenaline-pumping action! If you’re looking...

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