Adventure Travel

5 Things We Wish We Knew Before Traveling the World

When my best friends Jen Baggett, Holly Corbett and I—now collectively known as The Lost Girls—started thinking about quitting our jobs in New York City to launch a yearlong backpacking adventure around the globe, we banked on having 18 months to plan our great escape. We figured that would be more...

Adventures on a Budget: Trekking South America

When you think of epic treks around the world some names immediately jump out; Kilimanjaro, Everest Base Camp and the Inca Trail to name a few. Although all three will provide travelers with an unforgettable challenge and stunning scenery, they also come with a hefty price tag. The table below...

Overcome Your Excuses Not To Travel This Year

1. I don’t have the money. While it’s true that money may be a challenge, consider how much you can save by simply being creative. Hire a local to show you around, consider couchsurfing, or cook your own meals to lower your expenses. Also, try cutting out those expensive trips to the coffee shop...

What to Pack for: a Trip to Ireland

From the lush rolling hills in county Limerick to the snow-capped peaks in county Wicklow to the craggy coastline on the Dingle Peninsula far to the south, the Emerald Isle boast some of the world’s most stunning topography—and some of its most unpredictable weather. No matter what the...

Packing for Southeast Asia and Beyond

There’s something magical about traveling with just the pack on your back, loose plans, and a hunger to see the world. At Eagle Creek, we call this unscripted travel. Other times, for backpacking trips that involve the backcountry a plan is as necessary as a fail-proof (and comfortable!) pack...

5 Best Mobile Apps for Travelers

There’s no doubt that mobile devices have irrevocably changed the way we travel. Ten years ago, people still relied on paper maps and made hotel reservations from phone booths. Now, you can find anything in the world (even your own house) on a Google Map and watch as a blinking blue GPS dot on your...

Travel Inspiration: Pushing Boundaries

It was the first night in Peru. I had met my fellow expedition members only hours before and we were sitting down for our first meal together before our rafting adventure began. Paul assured us that in a day or two we would all feel like family, but first came introductions; where we were from,...

How The Lost Girls Met Eagle Creek....

When my best friends Jennifer Baggett, Holly Corbett and I—aka The Lost Girls—hatched a plan to leave our jobs, apartments and loved ones in New York City in order to embark on a yearlong, 60,000 mile journey around the world, we never expected that most straightforward part would be getting on...

Product Review: The Undercover™ Hidden Pocket

Jimmy & Crystal Anderson contacted us recently with a product review about their Eagle Creek Undercover ™ Hidden Pocket . As their story unfolded, we realized it was way more than a product review; It moved us so much that we wanted to share it with you. We purchased a Undercover ™ Hidden...

Travel By Film: Midnight in Paris & Other must-sees

Have you ever wanted to step into a movie and explore a destination? While many sets blend actual places with Hollywood effects, with a little digging, you can actually find many magical locations that film producers have fictionalized in their stories. If you're ready to discover a place you...

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