Travel Insights

Central America Adventures: Travel Tips for Nicaragua

Central America Adventures: Travel Tips for Nicaragua
It never made sense to me, why some people feared where I traveled. Or is it that they worry about me because I often travel alone? Whatever the case the oft repeated, “I’m excited for you, but is it safe?” has become a tuning fork. If I hear it, it means I’m probably on the right track. When I...

6 Common Concerns About Guided Bicycle Tours

6 Common Concerns About Guided Bicycle Tours
Let’s say your friend or family member is trying to convince you to join them on their next adventure. You’ve seen their photos and heard the stories from the many bicycle tours they’ve taken. It does sound nice… you can bike and be active, eat guilt free, enjoy the countryside. These all sound...

Your New Year’s Travel Resolutions

The tribe of travelers at Eagle Creek wants to remind you of a few important words: Go. Get away. Take a trip. Unplug. Get off the grid. Sure, there are a million reasons why now is not a good time. But here are a few (better) reasons why it is: 1. You need to reboot. Maybe you’ve felt pressure in...

Traveler’s Tip: The Smartest Website for Booking Hotels

I recently took a job at a small adventure tour company and have an upcoming business trip, which will take me to Houston, Dallas, Denver, Atlanta, Boston, New York and Washington, DC in a span of two weeks, I spent a good chunk of last night booking hotels. Using old standbys – Orbiz and Expedia I...

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...

How to Pack for a Trip in 20 Minutes or Less

Whether it’s an impromptu getaway, or you’re just too crazed to even think about getting your suitcase together before Friday, don’t worry. Half the battle is learning to pack quickly and efficiently, so you can get out the door and on the plane or in the car faster—and calmer. Last December, I...

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...

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