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Top 10 Tips For Better iPhone Photos

Top 10 Tips For Better iPhone Photos
I have a confession. I’m in love with a camera. What’s worse that camera is a phone, an iPhone. I’ve fallen for its portability, flexibility and simplicity. It takes great images in many situations. And with the myriad of iPhone apps, those images can become pretty much anything I want them to be...

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...

A Taste of Peru: Ceviche Recipe

A Taste of Peru: Ceviche Recipe
Do you find yourself stuck at work dreaming of the rich Peruvian culture and the majestic Andes Mountains? Thought so. Check out this mouth-watering recipe for Peruvian Ceviche posted by Adventure Life . A widely popular South American dish and a Peruvian staple, ceviche is bursting with both...

Astro Tourism Adventures: Kanarraville, Utah Anyone?

The stunning Super Moon made an appearance this weekend, bringing the idea of 'astro tourism' to my mind. As a traveler I naturally find myself asking, "Where is the best place to go to view future astro events?" Few people have heard of Kanarraville, Utah. Located in the southwest corner of the...

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...

10 Urban Cycling Fun Facts

The plan for this post was to come up with a list of the most bike friendly cities in the world. As I started doing research I quickly realized that A LOT of people had this idea before I did; like the people at Nat Geo , Ask Men , Virgin Vacations and bicycling.com ( twice ). So rather than...

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...

Designers Corner: The Skinny on Our New Ease Collection

by Chad Rabe, Product Design Manager Everyone needs a well-built piece of luggage to help transport his or her belongings to the intended destination. Besides just transporting the contents of your trip, a great piece of luggage will help you get there easier and actually make you feel better...

Would You Use Facebook to Find Your Seatmate?

Starting this year, choosing your seat on an airplane may involve more than just a window or an aisle decision. KLM Airlines announced a plan that would allow passengers the option to link their Facebook and LinkedIn profiles when purchasing their tickets or when checking in. The profile...

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