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The Rules that Rule Japan

The Rules that Rule Japan

Japan has tons of rules and practices. But like other communities, some of them don’t make sense, and some of them are ignored. Life Where I’m From made this lighthearted guide about modern Japan’s rules. We can’t wait for the hit anime about the mighty safety cone.

Remanufactured Backpack Duffle

Remanufactured Backpack Duffle
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Stephen Kenn’s Remanufactured Collection are bags made from the canvas of military bags from the ’50s and ’60s. The fabric was cut into squares then sewn back together to create unique bags. The backpack duffle measures 23″x 10.5″x 10.5″.

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Airbnb LEGO House Promo

Airbnb LEGO House Promo

The newly built LEGO House is many things, but it is not a hotel. So consider this Airbnb and LEGO raffle the chance of a lifetime. It’s for a one-night stay for a group of four, complete with a tour from a Master Builder and a LEGO bedroom. Raffle ends on 11/16/17.

This Is Why We Fly…

This Is Why We Fly…

Incredible footage captured from the flight deck of a jet airplane as it descends above Queenstown, New Zealand. From the snow-capped mountains, to the orange sunset, to the puffy white clouds, it’s simply one of the most stunning real-world visuals we’ve ever seen.

Our Camry Southern Adventure

Our Camry Southern Adventure

We teamed up with Toyota to drive the all-new Camry to Charleston, SC, Savannah, GA, and St. Augustine, FL to learn about some of America’s oldest neighborhoods. It was a gluttonous, gorgeous, haunting, and humbling experience, with just enough history and humor thrown in.

The Safest Places on Earth

The Safest Places on Earth

…are not the video’s comments section that’s for sure. RealLifeLore lists the best countries on Earth for folks looking to live worry-free lives. He looked at the countries that had the highest average lifespan, the lowest risk of natural disaster, and more.

Bobby Brown: Roots Lead to Water

Bobby Brown: Roots Lead to Water

Bobby Brown and pals decided to return to take us on a dazzling ride through what seems like every nook, cranny and mogul on the beefy Alyeska mountain in Alaska in this slickly shot vid. Tip: this piece is best viewed while seated, munching on pizza and french fries.

Latvia, Journey of Flavours

Latvia, Journey of Flavours

The Storytravelers went on a exploratory road trip to the Riga-Gauja region in Latvia, the official European gastronomic destination of 2017, and showcase its authentic rich culture to the world in this well shot and appetite-inducing short film.

ZipClikGo Organizer Bags

ZipClikGo Organizer Bags
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ZipClikGo’s mesh organizer bags have a diagonal zipped opening, making it easy to add or remove items. They also have a snap-on clip so you can further organize them in or out of your main bag. Each pack contains four bags in different sizes and colors.

Cinque Terre: Time-lapse

Cinque Terre: Time-lapse

There is something about this time of year and the light in Italy. It is like no other, and Casper Rolsted captures it and much, much more in this beautifully edited time-lapse of the five small villages on the rugged Italian Riviera known as the Cinque Terre.

Norway: An Incredible Journey

Norway: An Incredible Journey

Grim Berge and Sven-Erik Knoff of Natural Light Earth take us on a fantastic voyage through some of Norway’s most dramatic locales, from vibrant cities to some of the most unspoiled nature on the planet. If Norway’s tourism board isn’t already using this film, they should be.

Dufl Personal Luggage Valet

Dufl Personal Luggage Valet

Dufl helps businessmen and other frequent flyers pack less. Have Dufl pick up your travel clothes to be cleaned, documented and stored. Then use the Dufl app to schedule your trips and pick your clothes. Your luggage will be shipped to your destination.

Red Bull District Ride 360

Red Bull District Ride 360

Drop right in the middle of the Red Bull District Ride urban MTB freeride through Nuremberg, courtesy of a 360º camera mounted atop one of its rider’s helmets. We suggest watching it a few times from different angles, like backwards, or looking down on the guy’s helmet.

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Winnebago Revel 4×4 RV

Winnebago Revel 4×4 RV

Based on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van, the Revel is kitted out with solar-power, and a living space with a lift bed, bathroom, and kitchen. It has a 3-liter turbodiesel engine, on-demand 4WD with traction control, and optional performance wheels and all-terrain tires.

Conan Visits Israel

Conan Visits Israel

“You had me at ‘Shalom.'” Conan O’Brien visited Israel for the latest edition of Conan Without Borders. He marveled at the complicated nation’s abundance of beautiful people, chilled with Gal Gadot, visited Palestinian refugees at the West Bank and more.

Life-size Unicorn Gundam

Life-size Unicorn Gundam

Darwinfish105 has been capturing eye-popping images of the new giant Mobile Suit Unicorn Gundam statue being erected outside of DiverCity Mall in Tokyo’s Odaiba district. The statue is the second Gundam to stand on the spot after the first one was dismantled last year.

Economy Class Rebellion Amenity Kit

Economy Class Rebellion Amenity Kit
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Who cares if champagne and gâteau are being served in first class? Stay sophisticated in steerage with this luxe Economy Class Rebellion Kit from Jet&Bo. The sleek leather bag includes comfy cashmere socks, a soothing silk eye mask and high end hand cream.

Apricoat Insulated Multi-pocket Jacket

Apricoat Insulated Multi-pocket Jacket

The Apricoat is an affordable multi-pocket jacket for adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts. It has 16 waterproof pockets, insulation that warms you when its cold and vice versa, and a built-in inflatable neck pillow. It also comes with a solar battery pack and an emergency kit.

Jason Paul Goes Back in Time

Jason Paul Goes Back in Time

Freerunner Jason Paul meets up with fellow parkour athletes Kenichi, Zen, Yakuwa, and Yuutarou in downtown Tokyo, then lands at Edo Wonderland – a picture-perfect theme park that replicates life in the 17th century Edo era, samurais, ninjas and all. BTS footage here.

Zippelin Inflatable Travel Bag

Zippelin Inflatable Travel Bag

Like all of Freitag’s bags, the Zippelin is made from heavy duty upcycled truck tarps. It also has a capacity of 85L. But it’s packable and lighter than many travel bags because it uses an inflatable bicycle inner tube instead of a metal or plastic frame.

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30 Day Time-lapse at Sea

30 Day Time-lapse at Sea

Seaman JeffHK’s latest video is comprised of about 80,000 photos taken in the span of 30 days aboard the container ship where he works. Outside of going to space, sailing the oceans might be the best way to internalize how small we are in the grand scheme of things.

The LEGO House Sneak Peek

The LEGO House Sneak Peek

The LEGO House is the company’s upcoming tourist attraction in Billund, Denmark. Sariel got a chance to step inside the building ahead of its 9/28/17 public opening. Highlights include three 10ft tall LEGO dinosaurs, a huge play room, and a gallery of fan made creations.

Our Awesome Nissan Rogue Trip

Our Awesome Nissan Rogue Trip

We hit the road in the new Nissan Rogue Sport crossover, which provided a comfortable, dependable, and versatile home base on wheels as we wandered some of the most beautiful roads in the US – from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho to Glacier National Park, Montana.

Nigel Sylvester: GO! Dubai

Nigel Sylvester: GO! Dubai

As he makes his way around the world, Nigel Sylvester makes quite an entrance as he drops in for a visit in the scorching hot desert of Dubai. We’re surprised that he didn’t figure out a way to ride his BMX bike around the top of the Burj Khalifa.

McHale Alpine Style Packs

McHale Alpine Style Packs
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Since 1975, Dan McHale has been handmaking some of the most durable and beautiful bags for his fellow backpackers and climbers. His website is made of walls of text, but when it comes to bags he’s got an eye for both form and function.

Hello Helsinki

Hello Helsinki

Photographer and world traveler Joerg Daiber of Little Big World takes us on another tilt-shift, time-lapse journey – this time to the capital of Finland, which looks particularly awesome in miniature. No wonder it’s one of the top 10 most liveable cities on the planet.

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