The snowboard is based on the snurfer, an American invention from 1965. But Wrkshrt and Patagonia heard of Petran, a remote town in Turkey where snow surfing has been around for nearly 300 years. So they went there to check out the snowboard’s forgotten ancestor.
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Our fitness expert Jamie Labriola headed to Kona, Hawaii to check out the new Oakley Radar Pace smart eyewear and the IRONMAN World Championship. While there, she took in some of the sights, from awe-inspiring beaches, to incredible marine life, to an active volcano.
GeeFi is a wireless hotspot that should save you from data plans and roaming fees. It supposedly works with cellular networks in over 100 countries, with more on the way. A $10 pass gets you 24 hours of unlimited data (video streaming might be throttled in the future).
Old Spice recently sent us to Colorado’s C Lazy U Ranch for a dose of cowboy living. We hung out with over 200 horses, watched fiery lasso work, shot bows, guns, threw hatchets, and hung out with the Desperado himself, Alberto Cardenas. Oh, and we smelled fantastic.
Avid traveler Jacob Laukaitis shares the highlights of his seven-day trip to Pyongyang, North Korea. Like many tours, Jacob got to see only the nice parts of the capital, his every move was scrutinized. It’s a lot of risk for an experience that’s both mundane yet bizarre.
Filmmaker Patrik Wallner and a team of skateboarders take us inside a land most Westerners are unfamiliar with. Independent since 1991, the world’s 9th largest country (by area) is a fascinating blend of modernity, Soviet era relics, and daunting desert landscapes.
During their recent trip to the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Chicago, we had a chance to visit with the Land Rover BAR team, and got see what goes into hydrofoil racing, from the engineering of the boats to the sheer fortitude of each crew member.
We recently had the privilege of visiting George Dickel Tennessee Whisky’s famous Cascade Hollow Distillery, and went behind the scenes to see how grains, water, and yeast are transformed into wonderful whiskies for us to enjoy. Here, we share our tour in photos.
Not only will a lucky few adventurers get to set sail to explore the Canadian Arctic on an 18- to 75-day journey, those who cruise on the Kapitan Khlebnikov from 8/22-9/8/16 will meet astronaut Chris Hadfield, who is going along for this awe-inspiring trip from Quark Expeditions.
Start out with a 360º ride through Switzerland’s Gothard Base Tunnel, then take a tour of the myriad platforms, elevators, and walkways that surround the 35.5 mile long tunnel that runs through the base of the Alps. The video is narrated in German, but it’s self-explanatory.
As part of its marketing campaign for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Out of the Shadows, Paramount turned a three-bedroom apartment in Manhattan into the TMNT’s pad. Then they put it on Airbnb for overnight stays, with free pizza included.