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Maho Beach

Maho Beach

Located on the Caribbean island of St. Martin, Maho Beach is adjacent to an airport runway. Departing planes whip up blasts of water and sand, and incoming planes, well, just watch.

Vietnam Traffic Time-Lapse

Vietnam Traffic Time-Lapse

If you want a better – or more terrifying – look at what this guy got through, check out this time lapse video of the daily traffic in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam by photographer Rob Whitworth.

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FieldCandy Tents

FieldCandy Tents

You won’t have a hard time finding your camp with these tents. The limited-edition designs vary from playful to abstract. The tents are also waterproof, durable and roomy enough for two people.

Miniatur Wunderland 2011

Miniatur Wunderland 2011

A new promo video for Miniatur Wunderland, the miniature theme park in Hamburg, Germany which includes the newly opened Knuffingen model airport, railroads, cruise ships and much more.

Venezia

Venezia

A taste of daily life – from sunup to sundown – in the beautiful, enchanting and romantic city of Venice, wonderfully shot and edited by Vimeo user FKY. The background music is by Max Richter.

Fiji Vignette

Fiji Vignette

Watching Riley Blakeway’s footage of Taj Burrow and Jay Davies surfing off the coast of Fiji is like injecting cold water and sunshine directly into our eyes. The song is Frequency by Unouomedude.

Slice of Pizza Sleeping Bag

Slice of Pizza Sleeping Bag

Another quirky sleeping bag to make you the envy at camp. Instead of tomato sauce, the Slice of Pizza Sleeping Bag is lined with smooth satin. Vegetable pillows included. It’s only 3’x5′ though.

Afghanistan

Afghanistan

A video documenting daily life in Afghanistan by Augustin Pictures. It’s an enlightening – and necessary –  counterpoint to the scenes of war, drugs and poverty that we see in the news.

Picnik Backpack

Picnik Backpack

You’ve got The Football for a crazy night out with your friends, but for some quiet time with your loved one you might be better off with this bag instead. Dishes, cutlery and blanket included.

Midnight Sun: Iceland

Midnight Sun: Iceland

Another eye-popping time-lapse, this one shot in Iceland during the Summer, when the sun never sets, and light remains 24 hours-a-day. Shot by Joe Capra over 17 days and from 38,000 images.

Lift Luggage Strap

Lift Luggage Strap

The Lift is an adjustable t-strap that secures your luggage and provides multiple additional handles. Has a seatbelt-style buckle for easy attachment and removal and a front plate for luggage tags.

Hotel Roof Dive

Hotel Roof Dive

Diver Michal Navrátil was on vacation in Saint Maarten when he decided to take a flying leap off his hotel roof. Fortunately, there was an ocean below for him to do his double-gainer into.

Shirt Shuttle

Shirt Shuttle

A lightweight, durable and water-resistant case with enough room for a folded shirt. There are raised pads on the inner side of either half of the case to secure the shirt and minimize creases.

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Share-A-Watt

Share-A-Watt

A travel-friendly power strip that measures only 7.75″ x 2.25″ x 1.125″ and weighs less than half a pound. It has two grounded AC outlets and 2 USB ports and has built-in surge protection.

Hotel Kakslauttanen Igloo Village

Hotel Kakslauttanen Igloo Village

Looking for an exotic locale for your next vacation? Why not head to Lapland, where you can sleep inside a thermal glass igloo, staring up at the Aurora Borealis. Snow igloos also available.

Nine Hours Micro Hotel

Nine Hours Micro Hotel

Kyoto’s Nine Hours ultra-minimal capsule hotel boils down “a place to stay” into three essential components – one hour to shower, seven hours to sleep, and one hour of rest. Video hat tip: Monocle.

Crumpled City Maps

Crumpled City Maps

These handy city maps are made of durable and waterproof polyethylene fiber. No need to fold – they’re ready to be scrunched into a ball, stuffed in your pocket or stashed in the included pouch.

Backpack Bed

Backpack Bed

For traveling, camping or just crashing at your bud’s place. Made of a lightweight, weatherproof, mildew-repelling fabric with a 6’2″ insulated foam mattress. Proceeds go to help the homeless.

1963 Airstream Bambi

1963 Airstream Bambi

A trailer sought after for its rarity, beauty and functionality. This restored unit retains its original aircraft grade metal body, L-shape sofa bed, sink, fridge and shower and kitchen rooms.

Ninja House Tour

Ninja House Tour

We thought they lived in the shadows, but it seems like the ninjas of ancient Japan also had houses. It’s just like how you’d expect a ninja house would be, filled with traps and hidden stuff.

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Hexacopter Africa

Hexacopter Africa

A mesmerizing and dizzying POV camera flight through the beautiful coastline, waterfalls, forests, and people of Cameroon, Africa. Courtesy of the MM6 Hexacopter with an on-board camera.

Evolution Pillow

Evolution Pillow

The ultimate travel pillow. Has high density memory foam, a lock that can be fastened and adjusted for better head support, a pouch for gadgets, earplugs and a machine washable cover.

MOVE

MOVE

The third of three short films by Rick Mereki, Tim White and Andrew Lees, chronicling their 44-day, 18-country journey. Commissioned by STA Travel Australia. Watch the other two films here.

Muji Hard Carry Travel Suitcase

Muji Hard Carry Travel Suitcase

Muji’s hardshell suitcases are tough, but not on your wallet. Made of lightweight but durable polycarbonate and has 360º-turning wheels. Measures 26.8″ x 17.7″ x 9.1″, max capacity 56L.

Video Game Travel Posters

Video Game Travel Posters

Julia Lepetit put together these unfortunately fictional travel posters promoting getaways to some of our favorite video game locales. Check out the comic book counterparts here too.

Maeklong Market

Maeklong Market

A train track runs directly through the heart of this market in the heart of Thailand, sending shop owners scrambling to move their wares out of the way each time the train comes barreling through.

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