Travel Blog Author: Shannon ODonnell

How to Pack for Two Weeks in a Carry-On: Guys Edition

How to Pack for Two Weeks in a Carry-On: Guys Edition
There’s no need to wheel around a giant bag for a two-week adventure! Use these tips to pack light before you hit the road. Two weeks. You. A carry-on. That’s really all you need for the adventure of a lifetime. Have your doubts about traveling so light? No worries, man! It is entirely possible to...

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...

What to Pack For the Amazon

What to Pack For the Amazon
Setting off for the rainforest? Use this guide to ensure that you pack what you need. A trip into the Amazon rainforest is the kind of adventure that most people can only dream about. Covering over half of Brazil and home to one in every ten species of animals, the Amazon is enormous and packed...

Become a More Eco-Conscious Traveler

Become a More Eco-Conscious Traveler
Have you resolved to travel more sustainably and ethically in 2015? Take note of some tips on greener globetrotting. Is your New Year’s resolution to become a greener traveler? Even small changes made in the name of eco-friendliness can have a huge impact on our environment. By making a few mindful...

Top Hotel Alternatives: 5 Cool Ways to Save

Top Hotel Alternatives: 5 Cool Ways to Save
Hotels aren’t the only travel accommodation out there. Check out some great alternatives to book for your stay, whether you’re trying to gain space, save money, or just have a more culturally immersive lodging experience. There’s no doubt that, when it comes to where people lay their heads away...

Eagle Creek Travel Awards: The Best Travel Apps

Eagle Creek Travel Awards: The Best Travel Apps
These apps make life easier and more convenient when you are hitting the road! Nowadays, just about every savvy traveler hits the road with a smartphone by their side. Just like the gunslingers of old who kept a trusty weapon close at hand, so does the modern-day globetrotter clutch their devices—...

New Year’s Resolutions 2015: Update Your Travel Style

New Year’s Resolutions 2015: Update Your Travel Style
Transform your travel style with a few simple tips and you’ll be looking great on the road in 2015! As recently as the beginning of the last century, travel was such a luxury that folks got dressed up to board a plane or train en route to their destination. Today’s free-as-a-bird backpacker or...

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...

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...

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...

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