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Surviving Holiday Travel: Getting Home for Thanksgiving

Surviving Holiday Travel: Getting Home for Thanksgiving
Heading out of town for your family’s annual turkey fest? Don’t stress! Find out how you can deal with (or avoid) super-crowded airports, gridlocked highways, and other Thanksgiving travel annoyances. Millions of Americans take advantage of the extra days off during Thanksgiving week to visit their...

RFID Safety: Protect Your Credit Cards and Passport

RFID Safety: Protect Your Credit Cards and Passport
Don’t get hacked! Here’s how to keep your personal and financial data safe from scammers—and prevent data theft—when you’re on the go. RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification, and you may already own something that contains an RFID chip in your wallet. These tiny chips, which transmit data,...

Spa Hacking: Get Five Worldly Treatments on the Cheap

Spa Hacking: Get Five Worldly Treatments on the Cheap
Paying exorbitant prices to get ultra-basic massages in uninspiring surroundings? Find out how your can stretch your dollar (and your back!) at these alternative-and-relaxing (and cheap) spa destinations! Almost everyone likes massages and treating themselves to a spa day. Hardly anyone likes to...

Europe By Rail: 6 Off-The-Beaten-Path Destinations

Europe By Rail: 6 Off-The-Beaten-Path Destinations
Sure, you could be like everyone else and hop on the train to visit Paris, Rome, Barcelona, and Munich. But why not avoid the crowds and explore these lesser-known, breathtaking cities? Europe is one of the easiest continents to explore by rail, since so many of its countries are connected by train...

Travel Trend: Starting a Honeymoon Registry

Travel Trend: Starting a Honeymoon Registry
Are you anticipating the honeymoon more than the wedding? Bypass boring wedding gifts and register for the vacation of your dreams instead! In our modern society, where many couples live together before they tie the knot, traditional gift registries filled with pots, pans, and bath towels are...

Your Ultimate Camping Packing List: Mountain Camping

Your Ultimate Camping Packing List: Mountain Camping
If you don't bring the right stuff on your mountain camping trip, you may end up with backaches, blisters, or frostbite. Before you head out, use this checklist to make sure you have all of essentials. The first time I went backpacking in the mountains of Yosemite with my dad, I didn’t know what it...

Your Biggest Packing Problems—Solved!

Your Biggest Packing Problems—Solved!
Should you travel with a suitcase or a backpack? And what’s the best way to keep your items organized? A Q&A Session with the Eagle Creek Staff provides solutions! Whoever said, “Getting there is half the fun,” has clearly never wrestled with an overstuffed suitcase that just won’t zip,...

What to Pack for Your Beach Camping Trip

What to Pack for Your Beach Camping Trip
Whether you’re heading to a beach along a lake, river, or ocean, you are bound to run into water and sand. Bringing along the right gear makes the trip much easier. Warm weather has arrived, and odds are the only thing you want to do is go straight to the nearest body of water and lounge on the...

Best Android and iPhone 5 Apps for Camping

Best Android and iPhone 5 Apps for Camping
The next time you pitch a tent, your smartphone may be handier than your multi-tool. These are the top five camping apps for Android and iPhone. In a world filled with never-ending texts and emails, sometimes it’s nice to unplug and free yourself from those wireless chains—especially when you’re...

How to Avoid a Travel Emergency

How to Avoid a Travel Emergency
A few basic steps can keep you calm in the face of a common trip crisis. When you’re traveling, it’s impossible to predict and prepare for every possible missed train, stolen wallet, or spilled daiquiri that could put a damper on your plans. But some mishaps are so common that it’s careless not to...

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