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Pool with a View

Pool with a View

The Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao’s pool looks amazing. Located on the 24th floor, a portion of the pool has a see through bottom that lets you look down at the ground while you swim.

The PowerPot

The PowerPot
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A cooking pot that doubles as a generator by converting heat into electricity. The generated power – from 5W to 15W depending on the model – can be used to charge gadgets via a USB regulator.

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Kim Il-Sung’s Birthday

Kim Il-Sung’s Birthday

Photographer Patrik Wallner of Visual Traveling takes us inside the fascinating and surprisingly colorful world of Pyongyang, North Korea as he traveled there to do some skateboarding.

Snoozebox Temporary Hotel

Snoozebox Temporary Hotel

A portable hotel system, built from shipping containers to provide 40 to 400 rooms and only takes three days to set up. Rooms outfitted with modern amenities like flat-screen TVs and Wi-fi.

8 Minutes in Japan

8 Minutes in Japan

Japan often finds itself the hilarious or perplexing focus of a “Meanwhile in ___” moment, but this video from hiokinskywalker reminds us that the land of the rising sun is pretty damn serene too.

Make It Count

Make It Count

Nike asked filmmaker Casey Neistat to create a short film based on the phrase “Make It Count”. He took the shoot budget and spent it all on an inspiring 10 day trip around the world with his pal.

South Pole Surprise

South Pole Surprise

Aleksander Gamme recently went on a lengthy expedition to the South Pole, on day 86 of his trek, he found his final cache of goodies he left behind for himself – and boy is he happy with its contents.

Holy Cow

Holy Cow

Director Patrik Wallner of Visualtraveling take us on mesmerizing 10-minute journey through colorful locales throughout South Asia, accented by talented skateboarders and their smooth tricks.

Tentsile Tent

Tentsile Tent

Cross a hammock with a tent and you get the Tentsile, a portable shelter that does not require an even surface. A complementary stand is also being developed so it can be pitched virtually anywhere.

TuboHotel

TuboHotel

Each room at Tepoztlán, Mexico’s TuboHotel is made from concrete pipe, outfitted with a Queen bed, fan, lighting, a glass front, and of course, curtains. You’ll have to share a bath, though.

Chill Pill Speaker

Chill Pill Speaker
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Coming in a rugged, mobile design that is just 2×4 inches when stowed away, the rechargeable Chill Pill speaker set is perfect for travel. They pop open for more resonant sound too.

The City of Samba

The City of Samba

Jarbas Agnelli and Keith Loutit invite us to enjoy the daytime scenery and nighttime spectacle that is Rio de Janiero’s Carnaval celebration through the lens of their tilt-shift cameras.

Almove Shirt Guard

Almove Shirt Guard
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The Almove Shirt Guard is made from strong yet lightweight anodized aluminum to keep your dress shirts from being crumpled inside your luggage. It also has slots for ties and cufflinks.

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Walton Duffle Bag

Walton Duffle Bag
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A stylish and roomy bag from Herschel Supply Co., The Walton duffle bag has a red and khaki fabric outer, external and internal pockets, a shoe compartment and a detachable shoulder strap.

Selk’Bag

Selk’Bag

We never thought that wearable sleeping bags was a sub-genre, but here’s another good one. It’s made of nylon ripstop with water-resistant finish and will make you look like a cuddly astronaut.

M/V Aria Cruise Ship

M/V Aria Cruise Ship

Think of it as a luxurious five-star hotel floating down the Amazon. The 147-foot ship offers just 32 beautiful and dramatic rooms, each with a huge window looking out into the rainforests of Peru.

Tumi Tegra-Lite

Tumi Tegra-Lite
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Tumi’s new Tegra-Lite hard-shell luggage made are from Tegris – a plastic composite used in armor as well as for NASCAR and NFL gear – making them lightweight without sacrificing durability.

Travelon Toiletry Sheets

Travelon Toiletry Sheets
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TSA compliant, biodegradable and easier to pack and travel with compared to conventional toiletries. Variants include shampoo, body wash and shaving cream. Each pack contains 50 sheets.

Singapore Helix Bridge

Singapore Helix Bridge

While it’s doesn’t have twin helixes, Singapore’s Helix Bridge at Mariana Bay is equally dramatic, with its curved, fluid lines, covered with thousands of colorful LEDs for nighttime illumination.

Where Do We Land?

Where Do We Land?

The Converse China skateboard team checks out the exotic locales of Mongolia, where they grind some tricky rails, ride some camels and get pelted with rocks. An entertaining short by Patrik Wallner.

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SuitSuit Boombox Luggage

SuitSuit Boombox Luggage
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You won’t miss this bag rolling off the luggage belt at the airport. With a durable impact resistant shell, racing wheels and a TSA compliant lock, it’s ready to (rock and) roll. Measures appx. 21″ x 14″ x 8″.

Time is Nothing

Time is Nothing

Kien Lam spent almost an entire year traveling around the world. He made this time-lapse video to chronicle his 17-country journey. The soundtrack is an original composition by his brother William.

Passing Cloud

Passing Cloud

Wouldn’t it be nice to just drift with the clouds? Tiago Barros proposes just that with this more laid-back approach to travel that involves wayfaring onboard a huge cloud-shaped balloon.

Combined Trolley Bag

Combined Trolley Bag
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Many bags look alike, but yours certainly won’t, with this polyurethane suitcase from Zara with built-in wheels and retractable handle. Measures 20″x15″x8″, meeting most carry-on rules.

Poler Napsack

Poler Napsack
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What’s better than a wearable blanket? A wearable sleeping bag, that’s what. The Poler Napsack is an extra long puffy coat that will keep you warm whether you’re inside the house or outdoors.

Traveler’s Phrasebook Tee

Traveler’s Phrasebook Tee
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Designed by Art Lebedev Studio, the Traveler’s Phrasebook t-shirt makes it easier to ask for directions in foreign lands. Simply point to an icon and make your best “where is it?” face.

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