This massive structure was once used to house airships, but has been converted into an indoor resort. Located in Eastern Germany Tropical Islands features an indoor rainforest, hiking paths, waterslide, hotel rooms, restaurants, and a beach. Wonder World takes us inside.
Organize your grooming kit on the go with this waterproof and scratch-resistant toiletry bag. It has a roll-up design to make it compact and expandable mesh pockets for your toothbrush, toothpaste, facial wash and more. It also has two zipped pockets and a leather loop.
Vollebak’s spendy pants are made from three layers of fabric that make them resistant to fire, water, wind and abrasion. They also have four zipped pockets, leg vents that go all the way up to the knee, and an adjustable belt tape to protect your ankles. Also available as shorts.
The Heirloom world map has a magnetic surface. It comes with 50 magnets in five different colors so you can chart past, current and future travels. Additional magnets are available for purchase. There are also variants of the map with different frames and colors.
Photographer Joerg Daiber of LittleBigWorld recently traveled to North Korea, where he managed to capture tilt-shift, time-lapse images of its enigmatic capital city. Politics and human rights concerns aside, the vibrant imagery belies most impressions of the country.
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Bagsmart’s Xpedition backpack uses modules that attach to an X-shaped frame using Fidlock magnetic snaps. This not only keeps your items compartmentalized, it also distributes weight evenly, reducing strain when carrying the bag. You can choose from three module sets.
We flew to Las Vegas for another off-road adventure with the Trail Trek Tour. While we spent our days on the trails, we spent evenings enjoying the comforts of the new Park MGM, eating like kings, enjoying nightlife, and getting a taste of what MGM Resorts has to offer.
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While fillmakers Robin Pogorzelski and Simon Bourrat were in Nepal working on the documentary Everest Green, they shot this short film, which is packed with beautifully lit and composed vignettes, each of which could be a still photograph hanging on a gallery wall.
Airline baggage fees these days are out of control, so get most out of your carry-on space. With its battery-powered vacuum pump, this kit lets you vacuum-seal your clothes on the go, to give you 70% more space in your bag. Includes two medium and two large vacuum bags.
The perfect gift book for adventure and travel junkies, Scott McNeely & Arthur Mount’s book is packed with dozens of ideas for unique experiences and destinations, from driving to the bottom of the Earth, to running a marathon against horses, to tomato fights in Brazil.
GoFastCampers claims that they’ve made the world’s thinnest roof top tent with its upcoming Platform RTT. It’s only 6″ thick when folded, but unfolds to 4′ tall when deployed. It doubles as a rack where you can mount roof racks and more. Drops Summer 2018 for $3250+.
Between traffic and finding parking, driving can be more trouble than it’s worth. Streamline your quick trips to the coffee shop with the Xiaomi Mi Electric Scooter, which features a 250W motor and a max speed of 15.5 mph. Enter our giveaway, and you could win it for free.
We recently took the newly upgraded 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata on a 600 mile road trip through scenic Southern California. Check out some of the sights we took in with the top down, and then check out our first drive review and driving impressions on 95Octane.
World traveler and filmmaker Brandon Li spent a month in Seoul, Korea capturing images of the vibrant lives of its citizens from all walks of life, deftly transitioning between images of the city’s mix of traditional and modern urban lifestyles. Director’s commentary video here.
Guinness World Records spoke with the creators of Miniatur Wunderland, the world’s largest model train set. Despite already having thousands of vehicles across different country sections, they are still expanding. Their latest addition is Italy, which took 2 years to build.
While the building has yet to be completed, we still are wowed by the idea that a 400 foot-tall skyscraper has a working 350 foot-tall waterfall built into its facade. The Liebian International Building is being built in Guiyang, China. Sadly, they can’t run it all the time.
Take a ride on Switzerland’s Gelmerbahn – an open-air funicular that sends passengers along a 3,373 foot-long route with a maximum 106º grade. Raphael Sandoz captured this time-lapse footage to speed up the 8-minute journey. If you prefer a more leisurely ride, try this.
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