Travel Blog Author: Shannon ODonnell

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...

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...

Most Adventurous Place I Took My No Matter What™ Duffel

Most Adventurous Place I Took My No Matter What™ Duffel
When we say you can take the Eagle Creek No Matter What™ Duffels anywhere, we aren’t kidding! Three Eagle Creek staff members share their most memorable adventures with our toughest and most versatile bags! The No Matter What™ Duffel series was made by travelers, for travelers. With unmatched...

How to Pack For a Road Trip

How to Pack For a Road Trip
You’ve tuned up your engine, checked the tires, loaded your iPod™ full of great tunes, and found a travel buddy. What’s left? Packing your stuff, of course. We’ll show you how Eagle Creek bags can help make the process super easy. Packing for a road trip is a bit different than the prep you do for...

How To Pack a Duffel Bag

How To Pack a Duffel Bag
Think you know how to pack a duffel bag? Think again! The Eagle Creek pros offer expert advice on organization and space-saving. When you imagine packing a duffel bag, what comes to mind? I’m going to guess that it’s a jumbled mess in a shapeless khaki or olive green lump, right? Well, duffels have...

How to Pack for a Road Trip

How to Pack for a Road Trip
Find out what you need to make your summer road trip unforgettable. Hitting the road and taking the scenic route isn’t just a cinematic trope; it’s a classic American pastime. Sure, you could fly—or take a train or a bus—but there’s something to be said for rounding up some friends or family...

Back-to-School Shopping List: Everything You Need to Pack Your Dorm Room in a Bag

Back-to-School Shopping List: Everything You Need to Pack Your Dorm Room in a Bag
Overwhelmed by packing for college? Get the low-down on how to pack your dorm room essentials. Congratulations, class of 2014! With graduation comes the beginning of an exciting new chapter in the story of your life—college, adulthood and freedom! The all-consuming anticipation of living (almost)...

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