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Hypnos Hoodies

Hypnos Hoodies

The hood in Hypnos’ sweatshirts and jackets has a hidden inflatable pouch. Breathe into the concealed valve for a couple of seconds and you have a discreet pillow. The sweatshirts are available in slim and relaxed fit and as a pullover or with a zipper.

Etihad A380 The Residence

Etihad A380 The Residence

Bryan Kelly aka The Points Guy made a name for himself by maximizing loyalty points, but he spent $32,000 to be one of the first to try Etihad Airways’ VIP trip from New York to Abu Dhabi. Here’s what he experienced. No wonder the 1% don’t want to share.

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Approximately 906 Miles

Approximately 906 Miles

Psych rock group Harrison Fjord perform a song from their EP Puspa in Space on Arizona’s beautiful Mogollon Rim. Come for the funny band name, almost go for the concentrated ’90s essence, then ultimately stay for the cool sights and sounds.

The Underground Town

The Underground Town

We’ve seen a floating city and a condominium city. Here’s an underground town. The South Australian mining town Coober Pedy has about 1,500 residents living in underground homes aka dugouts to escape the scorching daytime heat on the surface.

Docastaway

Docastaway

Stay in a remote island – mainly in the Philippines, Indonesia or the Caribbean – with nothing but basic supplies and nature to get you by. They have both comfortable and hardcore adventure packages.

GoButler

GoButler

Similar to Magic, GoButler is an SMS-based personal assistant that gets you anything from airplane tickets to groceries. The service is free to use; they make money from commissions. It also has an iOS app. Available in US, Canada, UK, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

TownePlace Suites by Marriott

TownePlace Suites by Marriott

Searching for cool stuff has us on the road and away from home all the time. Our friends at TownePlace Suites by Marriott make us feel like we’re at home, even when we’re on the other side of the country, thanks to their cozy and cheerful long-term accommodations.

My Girlfriend Took Me Backpacking

My Girlfriend Took Me Backpacking

YouTuber JohanKaos follows his girlfriend as they trek across Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Singapore, Malaysia and Australia in this wonderfully edited travel video. If only getting through airports was this easy.

LAT_56 Red-Eye Carry-on

LAT_56 Red-Eye Carry-on

A weekend bag with an extremely durable and flexible molded EVA exterior. It also has a removable garment bag and hanger. The Red-Eye Carry-on can accommodate the rolled up garment bag plus your shoes and other clothing.

Our Awesome Camaro Road Trip

Our Awesome Camaro Road Trip

As part of its 48-state road trip, Chevrolet put us behind the wheel of the new 2016 Camaro SS, packing a 455 hp V8, and a 6-speed manual, and let us loose on Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana. The scenery was epic, and the car equally impressive – even in the snow and rain.

Windcatcher Air Pad 2

Windcatcher Air Pad 2

Like the original Air Pad, the Air Pad 2 inflates and deflates within seconds. Its valve is now easier to open and close, it has quilted supports for improved comfort and it packs into itself with the help of built-in elastic bands.

Chasing Light: Switzerland

Chasing Light: Switzerland

Austin Mann shows us just how good smartphone cameras have gotten, with this impressive footage of the play between light and clouds in the Swiss Alps – shot entirely on an iPhone 6s Plus. We had no idea how much better the video stabilization was until now.

Pictures of Southeast Asia

Pictures of Southeast Asia

Photographer Janis Brod shares shots from his recent three-month trip across four neighboring Southeast Asian countries: Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam – giving us a glimpse into the diversities of quiet country life, bustling cities, and awe-inspiring natural surroundings.

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Outlier x Boreas Ultrahigh Duffle

Outlier x Boreas Ultrahigh Duffle

Outlier’s update to its lightweight rolltop duffle bag comes with an all-black edition of Boreas’ Hopper daypack, which fits inside the duffle bag but can also be taken on its own. You also get Boreas’ Super-Tramp backpack straps, which can be used with either bag.

Ventra Gear Mainframe

Ventra Gear Mainframe

The Mainframe is a lightweight accessory that adds a breathable mesh lining and some space between your backpack and your back to minimize sweat and discomfort. Available soon in three sizes for $75 (USD). More here.

Printed Leather Luggage Tags

Printed Leather Luggage Tags

It’ll be a lot easier to identify your bag on the carousel with one of these handsome handcut leather luggage tags from Porter & Hazel. Choose from a variety of sentiments offered, or customize one with a fave quote or personal info.

Carry-On Cocktail Kit

Carry-On Cocktail Kit

A TSA-approved kit that has everything you need to make an Old Fashioned, a gin and tonic or a Moscow mule mid-flight. Well, everything except alcohol of course. Stupid rules. Each kit makes two cocktails.

Hotel Okura Tokyo: End of an Era

Hotel Okura Tokyo: End of an Era

Since it opened in 1962 the main wing of Hotel Okura’s Tokyo branch has largely remained the same, and as such stands as a living relic of modernist Japanese art. Sadly, the building will be demolished this month. More at Monocle.

Tiny Airport

Tiny Airport

There are tons of tilt-shifted, time-lapse videos out there, but the tiny toy effect is especially effective in this video by Darwinfish105, as he makes the airplanes and ground crews at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport look like living miniatures.

Paris in 4K

Paris in 4K

Photographer Sacha Luisada takes us on a tour through some of the most scenic and iconic locations in Paris, France. Shot as a combination of time-lapse footage and smooth motion video courtesy of a Glidecam XR2000.

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iArrow for iOS

iArrow for iOS

iArrow lets you save locations or coordinates and then find your way (back) to them even if you don’t have an Internet connection. It also has the location of 2M+ landmarks from around the world.

Block Island

Block Island

It wouldn’t be summer without seeing wooden fences aiding the mighty Atlantic dunes, so enjoy three minutes of zen on Block Island, courtesy of Rich Lee and his DJI Phantom 3. Situated just 14 miles south of Montauk, it made us think of this.

Earth Porn

Earth Porn

Discover some natural wonders of North America WeWannaGoTV’s series of short films, which take us into British Columbia, through the waters and badlands of Alberta, culminating with the eye-popping beauty of Alaska’s mountains.

4 Minutes in Alaska

4 Minutes in Alaska

Microsoft sent us on an epic adventure to Alaska to learn from NatGeo photographer Stephen Alvarez, and shoot photos and video with their Lumia 640XL smartphone. Here’s the time-lapse version of our journey. Hi-res images here.

ESCAPE Traveler

ESCAPE Traveler

From the makers of the ESCAPE portable home comes one of the coziest RVs you’ll ever see. The Traveler has a cedar, glass and steel exterior and comes with a 30″ fridge, thermostat, water heater, and lots of possible add-ons.

We Call This Home

We Call This Home

In 2011 Walter Chang quit his job and started what ended up being a 3-year journey around the world spanning 60 countries. He’s currently raising funds on Kickstarter for a photobook about his experiences.

Girl of My Dreams

Girl of My Dreams

If you’re feeling pretty bad about your life, model Jay Alvarrez’s video will only make you feel worse. It’s dedicated to his out of this world girlfriend Alexis Ren and their constant travels, but really it’s a slap to all of our faces.

Mountainside Sleeping Capsules

Mountainside Sleeping Capsules

Natura Vive provides the ultimate lodgings for adventurers, with its Skylodge suites. These transparent luxury rooms hang from a Peruvian mountainside, and can only be reached by a 1300 ft. climb or a lengthy hike and zipline trail.

The MULE

The MULE

The MULE is a cart for humans. Inventor Melvin McCoy claims it lets you haul up to twice your carrying capacity. Melvin is currently attempting to walk 500 miles  – from Tennessee to Washington DC  – pulling a loaded MULE.

Muji Well Fitted Neck Cushion

Muji Well Fitted Neck Cushion

It’s the Ostrich Pillow minus the awkward form. Muji’s Well Fitted Neck Cushion is stuffed with the same microbeads that are in the bestselling Body Fit beanbag and is thick and comfy enough to use as a pillow.

Not Going Home

Not Going Home

The best use of the selfie stick goes to Stephen and Sammy. The couple’s edit of their 31-day round-the-world trip is so wonderful, the pop duo Great Good Fine OK used it as the official video for their song Not Going Home.

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