Travel Blog

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...

Because Everyone Deserves Clean Water

Eagle Creek supports Water for People's work of bringing clean water to everyone. Check out this video by Ed Norton who is helping to raise funding for Water for People's Donate to Drink Campaign and learn more about clean water initiatives all over the globe. From Oct 10th through the 17th, Eagle...

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...

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...

Travel Inspiration #1: The Art of Slow Travel

Travel Inspiration #1: The Art of Slow Travel
Recently, I’ve downshifted my life in an effort to reconnect with friends, family and even myself. I’m starting to change how I move through the world, both near and far. Like opting for bicycle commuting when possible as a way of slowing down and engaging in my surroundings. I tend to frequent...

Life-Changing Roadmonkey Adventure

Life-Changing Roadmonkey Adventure
When you name your company Roadmonkey you get plenty of unsolicited comments that start with “What the…?” And when you describe Roadmonkey’s business as “adventure philanthropy,” you get even more confused stares. That’s a good thing. The fact is, at Roadmonkey Adventure Philanthropy Inc., we...

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