Mrs. Kuroki was devastated when diabetes took her eyesight. Her husband created a vast flower garden in their yard, hoping that she will enjoy its scent as well as the company of visitors that it would attract. Their house is now a popular tourist spot. Photo by Morimori.
The awesome Only in Japan tries out the Automat Diner in Isesaki City. The restaurant has no staff or kitchen; instead it has three old vending machines. It’s not fine dining, but it’s affordable, clean and unique. Funny thing is, the U.S. used to have lots of automats.
A single-person RV from the makers of the Traveler and the original ESCAPE mobile home. The Vista is 20ft. long and is fully furnished with off-grid options such as solar panels. It has cedar panels on the outside and aspen, maple or oak for its walls, furniture and floors.
Néit has designed luggage that is waterproof and has a hard case, yet collapses to reduce its volume by up to 70%. It also has four 360º wheels, a carabiner-style handle and optional GPS tracking. Available as a 6.5lb 38L carry-on or as a 10lb 90L check-in suitcase.
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The Sky Walk is a 180ft-tall winding footpath. Located nearly 3700ft. above sea level at the Dolní Morava resort in the Czech Republic, it offers a breathtaking view of the Morava river valley. If you don’t want to walk back down, you can take its 330ft.-long slide.
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.
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.
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.
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.