Travel Blog Author: Shannon ODonnell

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)...

Budget Travel: 5 Destinations That Cost Under $30 a Day

Budget Travel: 5 Destinations That Cost Under $30 a Day
Travel doesn’t have to be expensive! Check out the best budget destinations. You can have a life-changing, unforgettable trip to some of the globe’s top destinations for under $30 a day? Believe it or not, this kind of budget travel can certainly be done. Those willing to accept modest...

Quiz: Which Travel Volunteer Program is Right for You?

Quiz: Which Travel Volunteer Program is Right for You?
Find an ethical volunteer opportunity that fits your interests and skills. If you could check out your friends, co-workers and even strangers bucket lists, you’d probably find “traveling overseas” toward the very top. We all seem to want the opportunity to visit far-flung beaches, immerse ourselves...

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Educator

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Educator
No two travelers make the exact same journey in the exact same way. That's why, when giving back to local communities around the world, we strive to make our contributions just as personal—and as meaningful. To help you hone in on the volunteer experience that taps into both your skills and your...

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Agriculturalist

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Agriculturalist
No two travelers make the exact same journey in the exact same way. That's why, when giving back to local communities around the world, we strive to make our contributions just as personal—and as meaningful. To help you hone in on the volunteer experience that taps into both your skills and your...

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