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5 Free Things to do in Portland, Oregon

5 Free Things to do in Portland, Oregon
You can find a wealth of budget-saving activities in the City of Roses, including art walks, hiking trails, and outdoor music and theater. Books, bikes and coffee shops are some of the first things that come to mind when picturing Portland, Oregon, which has earned a reputation as one of the...

How to Make Travel a Résumé-Booster

How to Make Travel a Résumé-Booster
Include negotiation skills and non-verbal communication mastery, not Mai Tais and surfing. When you're back from a trip, you've unpacked your bags and you're ready to make a résumé and apply for work, don't ignore the time you spent traveling. A gap in work history will look suspicious to a...

What are the Best Uses of Eagle Creek Pack-It Cubes?

What are the Best Uses of Eagle Creek Pack-It Cubes?
Eagle Creek Pack-It Cubes are the best packing organizers available. Here are tips on how to use them to keep your travel bag organized.

What are the best ways to use Eagle Creek duffel bags?

What are the best ways to use Eagle Creek duffel bags?
There are many different ways to use Eagle Creek’s duffel bags. Learn how they can help you pack more and stay more organized on your next travel adventure.

Travel Bag Showdown: 4-Wheeled Luggage vs. 2-Wheeled Luggage

Travel Bag Showdown: 4-Wheeled Luggage vs. 2-Wheeled Luggage
Find out which is the best type of baggage for your traveling needs. When you're figuring out which type of luggage to buy for your next trip, you're faced with a difficult choice: Should you go with a two-wheeled bag or a four-wheeled bag? Decisions, decisions! Each offers its share of pros and...

America’s 6 Best Walking Cities

America’s 6 Best Walking Cities
Forget the car—these pedestrian-friendly urban areas are worth exploring on foot. What makes an urban area one of the best walking cities in America? Some of the essential elements include vibrant neighborhoods, parks and green spaces, and local organizations or government entities working to...

How to Plan a Safe Solo Getaway

How to Plan a Safe Solo Getaway
Explore a new destination on your own without putting yourself in danger. There are many reasons to choose solo travel. Maybe you’ve just experienced a loss and are looking for time to reflect. Perhaps there is an area of the world you’ve always wanted to visit and your usual traveling companion...

Should You Buy or Rent Camping Gear?

Should You Buy or Rent Camping Gear?
If you want a tent, a stove and other equipment, read this before you rent or buy so you don't waste your money. If you're embarking on a camping trip, you'll be faced with an important question: Should you buy camping gear and keep it forever or rent it for anywhere from one day to two weeks?...

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)...

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