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Travel

Pecuilar Pyongyang

Pecuilar Pyongyang

Photographer Joerg Daiber of LittleBigWorld recently traveled to North Korea, where he managed to capture tilt-shift, time-lapse images of its enigmatic capital city. Politics and human rights concerns aside, the vibrant imagery belies most impressions of the country.

Bagsmart Xpedition Backpack

Bagsmart Xpedition Backpack

Bagsmart’s Xpedition backpack uses modules that attach to an X-shaped frame using Fidlock magnetic snaps. This not only keeps your items compartmentalized, it also distributes weight evenly, reducing strain when carrying the bag. You can choose from three module sets.

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The North Face x Spike Jonze Bags

The North Face x Spike Jonze Bags

Filmmaker Spike Jonze collaborated with The North Face’s Japan-only sub-brand Purple Label to make two wonderful bags – a shuttle roller and The North Face’s classic 3Way Bag. Both bags are made of Italian wool and come in two plaid color schemes.

Our Vegas Odyssey with MGM

Our Vegas Odyssey with MGM

We flew to Las Vegas for another off-road adventure with the Trail Trek Tour. While we spent our days on the trails, we spent evenings enjoying the comforts of the new Park MGM, eating like kings, enjoying nightlife, and getting a taste of what MGM Resorts has to offer.

Bond Escapade Pouch

Bond Escapade Pouch

Bond Travel Gear’s Escapade Pouch makes for a great EDC bag or packing cube. It’s made of 1000D ballistic nylon, has double stitched zippers and stress points, uses weatherproof zippers and has silicone-backed elastic straps to secure your belongings.

Droplet Trailer

Droplet Trailer

The Droplet is a camping pod inspired by teardrop trailers. It’s fully insulated and comes with a queen size bed and a fully equipped kitchen. Best of all, it weighs only 950lb, meaning even a compact car can comfortably tow it.

Smark Language Translator

Smark Language Translator

This high tech translator device has a detachable module that lets the person you’re talking to speak clearly into the microphone. It supports voice and text translations for 37 languages. It works via Wi-Fi or cellular data, and also acts as a mobile hotspot.

Bobcat Quilt

Bobcat Quilt

Kammok’s Bobcat packable quilt is great for overnight camping or long haul travel. It’s made of soft ripstop nylon that’s tear-resistant and water-repellent. It has straps to attach it to a camping mattress, and drawstring cords to turn it into a sleeping bag.

Eagle Creek Money Belt

Eagle Creek Money Belt

Eagle Creek’s money belt has a hidden, 19″-long zippered pocket where you can keep your bills discreetly but still have them within reach. Its buckle has a brushed metal finish but is actually made of plastic, so you don’t have to take it off for metal detectors.

Chasing Lights in the Himalayas

Chasing Lights in the Himalayas

While fillmakers Robin Pogorzelski and Simon Bourrat were in Nepal working on the documentary Everest Green, they shot this short film, which is packed with beautifully lit and composed vignettes, each of which could be a still photograph hanging on a gallery wall.

Ride of the Dead

Ride of the Dead

Mexico’s Oaxacan highlands play host to the Trans Sierra Norte, a grueling mountain bike race, which ends in Oaxaca City just in time for the Day of the Dead celebration. Red Bull’s exceptional short film invites us to experience both with a rider touched by death.

The Ultimate Book of Adventure

The Ultimate Book of Adventure

The perfect gift book for adventure and travel junkies, Scott McNeely & Arthur Mount’s book is packed with dozens of ideas for unique experiences and destinations, from driving to the bottom of the Earth, to running a marathon against horses, to tomato fights in Brazil.

English in Japan

English in Japan

When we were in Tokyo, we were fascinated that when we wanted some “vanilla ice cream,” we had to ask for “Baniraaisukurīmu.” Double Yolk looks at how Japan incorporates English words and deeper meanings into their language in some truly wonderful ways.

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GoFastCampers Platform Roof Top Tent

GoFastCampers Platform Roof Top Tent

GoFastCampers claims that they’ve made the world’s thinnest roof top tent with its upcoming Platform RTT. It’s only 6″ thick when folded, but unfolds to 4′ tall when deployed. It doubles as a rack where you can mount roof racks and more. Drops Summer 2018 for $3250+.

Tern Global Wi-Fi Hotspot

Tern Global Wi-Fi Hotspot

Instead of a monthly subscription or data packages, Tern is a global wireless hotspot that lets you compare and select plans from the local providers at your destination via its mobile app. It even gives you a local phone number to make and receive calls.

Go Chair Portable Chair

Go Chair Portable Chair

The Go Chair is a portable chair that’s almost as easy to carry and use as an umbrella. It weighs 3lb and is only 11″ tall when folded. But it unfolds in just 5 seconds and can support up to 300lb. Folding it is as easy as pushing a button.

Kikkerland Compact Suit Folder

Kikkerland Compact Suit Folder

Kikkerland’s Compact Suit Folder lets you carry a shirt, coat, tie and pants in a fraction of the space that a garment bag occupies. It comes with simple instructions on how to insert and fold your clothes. It also comes with a nylon carrying case.

Road Trip: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Road Trip: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata

We recently took the newly upgraded 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata on a 600 mile road trip through scenic Southern California. Check out some of the sights we took in with the top down, and then check out our first drive review and driving impressions on 95Octane.

Matador FlatPak Bottle

Matador FlatPak Bottle

Matador’s squishy and flexible containers are 5 times lighter and 3.5 times more compact than traditional silicone travel bottles. Use them to carry anything from soap to toothpaste. They have a snap loop, are waterproof and are TSA-approved.

World’s Largest Model Train Set

World’s Largest Model Train Set

Guinness World Records spoke with the creators of Miniatur Wunderland, the world’s largest model train set. Despite already having thousands of vehicles across different country sections, they are still expanding. Their latest addition is Italy, which took 2 years to build.

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Waterfall Skyscraper

Waterfall Skyscraper

While the building has yet to be completed, we still are wowed by the idea that a 400 foot-tall skyscraper has a working 350 foot-tall waterfall built into its facade. The Liebian International Building is being built in Guiyang, China. Sadly, they can’t run it all the time.

Steep Funicular Time-lapse

Steep Funicular Time-lapse

Take a ride on Switzerland’s Gelmerbahn – an open-air funicular that sends passengers along a 3,373 foot-long route with a maximum 106º grade. Raphael Sandoz captured this time-lapse footage to speed up the 8-minute journey. If you prefer a more leisurely ride, try this.

Skyroam Solis Global Hotspot

Skyroam Solis Global Hotspot

Skyroam’s 4G LTE hotspot works in over 120 countries around the world. You can buy or rent the device itself, then purchase unlimited data for $9 per day. Up to 5 devices can connect to it at once. It lasts up to 16h per charge, and doubles as a powerbank.

Expedition Backpack

Expedition Backpack

Despite its name, Six Pack Fitness‘ Expedition Backpack isn’t just for outdoorsmen. Its spacious insulated compartment and included meal containers makes it perfect for gym goers and fitness buffs. It also has enough space for your other items, including your laptop.

Bagtag Electronic Luggage Tag

Bagtag Electronic Luggage Tag

The Bagtag is a digital luggage tag that lets you check in your luggage from anywhere. Just use its companion app to enter your travel details, then drop off the bag at its dedicated check in port. Sadly, it works with only a few airlines for now, but more will follow soon.

C-Force USB-C Monitor

C-Force USB-C Monitor

A versatile, portable monitor for USB-C capable devices. It’s a 15.6″ 1080p monitor that can act as a second screen for laptops, and as a display for smartphones and the Nintendo Switch. It has USB-A inputs for peripherals and has stereo speakers.

Qubix Packing Cubes

Qubix Packing Cubes

Unlike other packing cubes, Qubix’s zipper wraps twice around each cube, giving you a second level of compression if needed. Each cube also has durable YKK zippers and strong double-stitching. They’re also made with antibacterial fabric.

Sonic Soak Portable Cleaner

Sonic Soak Portable Cleaner

The makers of Sonic Soak claim that their small and portable device can clean almost anything, including clothes, jewelry, and fruits and vegetables in minutes. It generates ultrasonic waves that help water and soap remove dirt.

4 Days at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

4 Days at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

We recently flew to France with Toyota Gazoo Racing to spend 4 days immersed in the culture of the world-famous 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race. What we found was an engrossing experience that makes this a must-see event for any true automotive fanatic.

80 Days in Germany in 80 Seconds

80 Days in Germany in 80 Seconds

Take an 80 day bike ride through Germany without even breaking a sweat. Thanks to Loeibeer we can all share in the magic of his ride through all of the Federal Republic’s 16 states in just 80 seconds. Though we do suggest wearing a helmet when riding.

TetonX Jake Ultralight Trailer

TetonX Jake Ultralight Trailer

TetonX’s new Jake is a trailer that can be towed by practically any UTV since it weighs only 700lb. It has a trailing arm suspension for off-road use, 27″off-road tires with axle-less suspension, a roof rack system with optional awning, and an optional outdoor kitchen top.

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