Travel Resources/Tips

Travel Adventures on a Budget: HelpX and WWOOFING

I finished university at a time when the post graduation backpack trip around Europe was on its last legs; a relic of years past when favorable exchange rates between the dollar and the franc, lira and peseta made the experience relatively affordable. In 2003, behind the strength of the euro, the...

8 Tips for Surviving the Long and Whining Road Trip

Every Christmas and Thanksgiving, our family of four (boys aged 5 & 2.5) and the family dog, get the chance to spend an extended amount of time in Texas, where both sets of grandparents live. Even though a plane flight is only a two hour trip, taking our family SUV loaded with Christmas gifts...

Travel Anywhere With These Expert Packing Tips

Travel Anywhere With These Expert Packing Tips
There’s nothing quite like opening up an empty suitcase in preparation for an upcoming trip. All that possibility, adventure and fun, just waiting to happen. However, even the most seasoned travelers aren’t immune from feeling a hint of trepidation when looking back and forth between closet and...

Infographic: Pack Your Luggage Right

Infographic: Pack Your Luggage Right
What can we say, we love travel organization! That's why we invented a travel system to help you prepare for any journey. A travel system consists of luggage and accessories that meet all of your travel packing needs. With holiday travel around the corner, this guide can help you get organized and...

5 Tips to Upgrade Your Travel Experience

When traveling, an upgrade can be the difference between cramped legs, a creaky bed, and fighting for the armrest or gourmet meal and ocean views. Before you attempt to bribe the bellboy, consider these 10 expert travel tips. 1. Memberships have their perks Various airlines, credit card companies...

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...

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...

10 Tips for Parents to Survive Family Air Travel

10 Tips for Parents to Survive Family Air Travel
A vacation with your kids is an amazing experience, but getting there? That’s the challenge. We asked Kristine, our Fiji Trip Sweepstakes Winner and mother of two (with one on the way!) to weigh in on how she successfully manages air travel with her young family. 1 . Plan Well. Most airports don’t...

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...

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