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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...

5 Free Things to do in Portland, Oregon

5 Free Things to do in Portland, Oregon
You can find a wealth of budget-saving activities in the City of Roses, including art walks, hiking trails, and outdoor music and theater. Books, bikes and coffee shops are some of the first things that come to mind when picturing Portland, Oregon, which has earned a reputation as one of the...

How to Make Travel a Résumé-Booster

How to Make Travel a Résumé-Booster
Include negotiation skills and non-verbal communication mastery, not Mai Tais and surfing. When you're back from a trip, you've unpacked your bags and you're ready to make a résumé and apply for work, don't ignore the time you spent traveling. A gap in work history will look suspicious to a...

What are the Best Uses of Eagle Creek Pack-It Cubes?

What are the Best Uses of Eagle Creek Pack-It Cubes?
Eagle Creek Pack-It Cubes are the best packing organizers available. Here are tips on how to use them to keep your travel bag organized.

What are the best ways to use Eagle Creek duffel bags?

What are the best ways to use Eagle Creek duffel bags?
There are many different ways to use Eagle Creek’s duffel bags. Learn how they can help you pack more and stay more organized on your next travel adventure.

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