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Product Spotlight: The EC Lync™ System

Product Spotlight: The EC Lync™ System
Convertible and collapsible? Lightweight and durable? Could this new luggage be a dream come true? Stow, Lync, and Go are the words to know when it comes to the brand new patent pending EC Lync™ System ! Combining the versatility of convertible luggage and the convenience of collapsible luggage,...

Graduation Gift Guide 2015: Best Travel Presents

Graduation Gift Guide 2015: Best Travel Presents
Looking for a gift for a grad who loves to travel? Check out these seven perfect picks. It's that time of year—graduation time. If you know a student who is graduating high school or college, don't slip a gift card or a check into a card (boring!). Instead, buy that person a present that he or she...

Mother's Day Gift Guide 2015: Best Travel Gifts for Moms

Mother's Day Gift Guide 2015: Best Travel Gifts for Moms
Nine perfect presents for the globe-trotting mama in your life. She gave you the gift of adventure. Give her something equally impressive. From big ticket items to thinking-of-you little somethings, our roundup of the best gifts for travel-loving moms in 2015 has something for everyone – and every...

National Park Blooms: Where to See the Best Wildflowers

National Park Blooms: Where to See the Best Wildflowers
Spring is here, along with the best blooms of the year. And there is no better place to see them than America’s national parks. America’s national parks offer something different and amazing to explore with each change of the seasons. The Great Smoky Mountains and Shenandoah national parks cloak...

The Best Storm-Sighting Travel Destinations in America

The Best Storm-Sighting Travel Destinations in America
Mother Nature can provide some of the most adventurous travel experiences around, from chasing tornadoes in the Midwest to catching the biggest swells on the Carolina ocean fronts. For a certain type of adventurer, there is an allure to watching the clouds roll in and seeing Mother Nature’s show of...

The Most Inspiring Travel Books of All Time

The Most Inspiring Travel Books of All Time
Looking for some travel inspiration to feed your wanderlust? Try reading one—or all—of these amazing travel books. Looking for your next great read? With summer upon us, it’s always good to have a stable of great books on hand for long afternoons lounging in the sunshine. Even better if those books...

Adventure For One: Solo Travel In The American Southwest

Adventure For One: Solo Travel In The American Southwest
Have you ever had the desire to travel solo but didn’t know where to begin? Patrick Gensel uses his solo road trip around the American Southwest as a template to give you the tips you need to have a great solo experience. In Desert Solitaire, Edward Abbey wrote “We need the possibility of escape as...

How to Choose the Right Travel Backpack

How to Choose the Right Travel Backpack
Learn about different features available in a travel backpack and the right times to choose a backpack for your trip.

Quiz: What's Your Packing Personality?

Quiz: What's Your Packing Personality?
Answer: You won’t know until you take our test! There are as many packing styles as there are destinations on the departures board at JFK. But with 40 years of experience, the experts at Eagle Creek have boiled packers down to just three basic personalities. Ready to find out which overhead bin you...

How to Plan an International Trip

How to Plan an International Trip
Do you have big dreams of taking an international trip, but feel overwhelmed by the thought of planning? Breathe a sigh of relief and check out these great planning tips. Planning for an international trip can be a daunting experience. When I planned my first trip out of the country to Iceland, I...

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