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Only Slightly (More) Exaggerated

Only Slightly (More) Exaggerated

Travel Oregon follows up its wonderful Studio Ghibli inspired promo with another amazing animation, featuring flying whales, anthropomorphic islands, and many more amazing things you won’t actually see when visiting. Still, it’s a beautiful place, and you should go see it.

Night in Antarctica

Night in Antarctica

Martin Heck of Timestorm Films journeyed to the South Pole to bring us this time-lapse footage of the colorful, dancing lights of the Aurora Australis. With nighttime temperatures as below -70°C/-95°F, he needed special housings to ensure the cameras didn’t fail.

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Drymile Waterproof Sock Shoes

Drymile Waterproof Sock Shoes

Drymile shoes provide a sock-like feel and weight, thanks to their knit upper. But they’re also very practical, thanks to water-repellent and anti-microbial yarns. Their rubber sole also allows for the shoes to be folded and packed when not in use.

Our Easter Jeep Safari Adventure

Our Easter Jeep Safari Adventure

Recently we went to Moab, Utah with our friends at BFGoodrich to check out the sights and sounds of the Easter Jeep Safari. Held every April, Jeeps from all over the country descend on the remote desert town to hit the trails, see old friends, and live the Jeep life.

Loksak Opsak Bags

Loksak Opsak Bags

Loksak’s plastic bags are resealable bags on steroids. Their patented hermetic seal keeps odors in, so your food or other items won’t smell. They’re also airtight and water-resistant, so you can use them to protect sensitive items like documents and gadgets.

Conan Learns Australian Slang

Conan Learns Australian Slang

Put another prawn on the barbie with Conan O’Brien, as he takes his show on the road to the land down under. Along the way, he spent some time with a voice and dialect coach to help him speak like an authentic Aussie.

Modoker Convertible Garment Bag

Modoker Convertible Garment Bag

Modoker’s Convertible Garment Bag not only has room for a suit, it also has pockets and a pouch for shoes. You can zip and fold its sides up to transform it into a 45L weekender bag for even more space. It’s made of water-resistant fabric.

The Thrillseeker’s Bucket List

The Thrillseeker’s Bucket List

Insider compiled this list of rides and experiences from all over the world for adrenaline junkies. The list includes free falling, a huge slip n slide, a 100mph zip line, mountain climbing to a hidden fort, a pedal-powered coaster with no guard rails, and a human catapult.

Neckpacker

Neckpacker

Neckpacker’s vest and jacket are designed for travelers. They have eight spacious pockets, an inflatable neck cushion and a hood large enough to cover your face while you rest. They’re made of water-repellent, breathable fabric.

The Place the Sun Sets

The Place the Sun Sets

Filmmaker Peter Davies, along with cinematographer Nuri Moseinco present a beautifully-shot short film, captured as they traveled across Morocco, offering a brief look at the lives of the people who call the vibrant North African country their home.

Hot Pocket Portable Heater

Hot Pocket Portable Heater

Sierra Madre Research’s Hot Pocket is a soft, portable, battery-powered heater for the outdoors. You can use it to preheat your sleeping bag or put it on yourself wherever you are to stay warm. It works for up to 6h per charge, and also has a USB charging port.

Tuplus X2 Carry-On

Tuplus X2 Carry-On

The Tuplus X2 is a carry-on with a hydraulic-hinged panel that opens up fully with just one click of its TSA-approved lock. This gives you easy access to its removable organizer and cover. It’s made of aluminum and magnesium alloy to make it lightweight yet durable.

Driven: 2020 Range Rover Evoque

Driven: 2020 Range Rover Evoque

We recently put the 2020 Range Rover Evoque through its paces on an extensive route from Athens to the Peloponnese, across highways, twisty, foggy mountain roads, rocky paths and streams, and even across a bridge normally reserved for trains. Full review on 95octane.

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Cubepacks

Cubepacks

Revelar Workshop’s Cubepacks put a simple but revolutionary twist on packing cubes. Each Cubepack also works as a standalone bag: the large cube turns into a backpack, the medium cube turns into a shoulder pack, and the small cube turns into a sling or hip pack.

Jakarta Joy

Jakarta Joy

Photographer Joerg Daiber paid a visit to Jakarta, Indonesia to capture vibrant, moving images of its lights, buildings, and people as they go about their days and nights in this enormous, and rapidly-growing city.

Awayco

Awayco

Awayco is a free service that connects you to a growing number of surf and ski shops around the world. Use Awayco’s website to rent up to five pieces of equipment up to 6 months in advance, so you can travel light. A premium subscription adds insurance and more.

Hook & Albert Garment Weekender Bag

Hook & Albert Garment Weekender Bag
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Hook & Albert’s take on the garment bag is equally stylish and practical. It can carry up to two suits, accessories and a pair of shoes. Once filled, it folds up into a duffle bag. It folds flat for easy storage. It’s available in nylon or leather.

Visit Earth

Visit Earth

Created by Wieden Kennedy Amsterdam for Russia’s S7 Airlines, Mackenzie Sheppard’s series is “the first travel show for aliens,” encouraging strangers from distant worlds to come visit our home planet for their next vacation. Watch all six episodes here.

seoul_wave

seoul_wave

World traveler and filmmaker Brandon Li spent a month in Seoul, Korea capturing images of the vibrant lives of its citizens from all walks of life, deftly transitioning between images of the city’s mix of traditional and modern urban lifestyles. Director’s commentary video here.

Driven: 2019 Lexus UX200

Driven: 2019 Lexus UX200

Purpose-built for modern living, with the latest tech, a bold design inside and out, and a spirited ride, the all-new UX200 is a great new entry point to the luxury brand. Read on to learn our favorite things about Lexus’ compact crossover utility vehicle.

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Bomber Barrel Duffel Bag Set

Bomber Barrel Duffel Bag Set
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Pack smarter with the Bomber Barrel Set – it features a premium material, weather-resistant duffel bag, as well as a complete travel kit for sorting your smaller essentials. Keep your entire life organized while you travel and save 65% in The Awesomer Shop.

Veer 18 Camera Bag

Veer 18 Camera Bag

Wandrd’s Veer 18 is an 18L camera bag with an inflatable back panel that acts as an internal frame. You can deflate the back panel and fold the bag to a third of its size for storage. There’s also an optional matching inflatable cube that protects your camera.

Oregami Luggage

Oregami Luggage

Oregami makes luggage that come with soft fold-out trays. They act as large packing cubes, letting you organize your belongings and maximize space. You can also get just the fold-out trays, which fit in the most popular sizes of luggage.

Piorama A10 Adjustable Bag

Piorama A10 Adjustable Bag

Piorama’s A10 Adjustable Bag starts out as a 31L bag. But you can expand it to 46.5L by extending either of its ends, and then to 62L by opening up both ends. It comes with a shoulder strap and backpack straps for more versatility. It’s available in six colors.

Pacum Vacuum Air Pump

Pacum Vacuum Air Pump

A portable, yet powerful pump for removing air from vacuum bags. Pacum will offer its own space-saving bags, but their device also comes with an adapter that lets you use it with the most popular vacuum bag brands. The device can also be used to pump air into inflatables.

iKamper X-Cover Roof Top Tent

iKamper X-Cover Roof Top Tent

Unlike most roof top tents, iKamper’s X-Cover doesn’t have a bulky PVC cover, reducing weight and reducing setup time to just 3 minutes. It comes with a 2.5″ thick king-size memory foam mattress and has five large windows.

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