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The Year In Travel: 2014’s Coolest Travel News and Innovations

The Year In Travel: 2014’s Coolest Travel News and Innovations
The year is coming to an end, and the verdict is in: These travel changes rocked our world in 2014. With 2014 drawing to a close, it’s time to take a look back at the biggest stories in travel from this past year. From airline rage to Ebola, Uber carshares to SCUBA-worthy swimming pools, it’s been...

Toilets of the World: Bathroom Tips for Across the Globe

Toilets of the World: Bathroom Tips for Across the Globe
A country-by-country guide to finding your way around the flusher. No matter how remote your travels or how exotic your location, there is one thing that unites people around the globe: nature’s call. But from where to pee to how to wipe, taking care of business varies wildly depending on your...

Affordable Winter Getaways: 5 Places to Escape The Polar Vortex

Affordable Winter Getaways: 5 Places to Escape The Polar Vortex
If the frigid temps of winter have you itching to get away, consider visiting any of these affordable, exciting, culturally-rich destinations. When the chill of winter hits, there’s nothing frequent travelers love more than fleeing to a warmer place with flip-flops and sunglasses in their suitcase...

The 5 Best Places to Spend the Holidays Abroad

The 5 Best Places to Spend the Holidays Abroad
Spending the holidays abroad is an experience you’ll never forget. Discover Eagle Creek’s picks for the five best global holiday destinations, along with fun facts about their unique and fantastic celebrations. All of the best Christmas songs glorify being home for the holidays. There’s a...

America's Top Snowboarding Destinations

America's Top Snowboarding Destinations
Whether you’re an experienced snowboarder or a newbie to the sport, these six spots across America always provide plenty of powder and groomed terrain. Long before the X Games and the Winter Olympics made it a mainstream sport, snowboarding had developed a community of enthusiasts that appreciate...

How Rugged of a Traveler Are You?

How Rugged of a Traveler Are You?
Find out if you have the strength, skills, and…well…guts to consider yourself the toughest of travelers. Before you strap on your crisp new backpack and slip on your never-before-worn hiking boots for a rugged journey, you may want to make sure you are ready for the road ahead first. The following...

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Last-Minute Presents For Travelers

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Last-Minute Presents For Travelers
In a rush to find the perfect gift for the adventurers on your list? We’ve got 10 ideas right here. In traveling, sometimes last-minute plans are the best: a spur-of-the-moment weekend trip, a late but exciting addition to the itinerary, or even an eleventh hour deal on a flight or hotel. So, if...

Creative Uses for Duffel Bags

Creative Uses for Duffel Bags
From storage to moving, the versatile duffel can be used for more than just travel. Duffels may not be as visually appealing as shiny, new-wheeled suitcases or as rugged as the ORV Trunk , but they’re super-reliable and versatile, too. Many travelers carry duffel bags as carry-on luggage because...

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Secret Santa + White Elephant Gifts

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Secret Santa + White Elephant Gifts
Need a mystery gift for a Secret Santa or white elephant holiday gift exchange? If your recipient(s) travels, you’ve got your work cut out for you! Here’s the scoop on all the niftiest global gifts you need to help make the season bright. There are few feelings as wonderful as handing someone a...

The 10 Essentials You Need to Pack For Europe

The 10 Essentials You Need to Pack For Europe
Heading off to the Continent? Whether you'll be traveling well-worn paths or blazing your own trail, there are certain things you’re definitely going to need. A trip to Europe, while exciting, has the potential to daunt when it comes to packing. Can you use the same plug in Stockholm as you do in...

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