Posts Tagged ‘Travel’

Travelers Guide To FIFA World Cup 2014

Travelers Guide To FIFA World Cup 2014

Brazil bursts with glamour and enchantment. Dreams of adventures soaked in culture and beauty impel travelers from all over the world. For locals, true beauty is marked in sport. Beginning in June, futebol (or soccer, for those of you in North America), Brazil's real pride and joy, takes the stage. As the country prepares to …

Into The Wild

Into The Wild

Whether hiking through the mountains, paddling on a silent lake, or simply spending a night in a tent far away from civilization, more and more of us are turning to the great outdoors for a touch of adventure or simply seeking peace and balance. The book The Outsiders (Gestalten, ISBN 978-3-89955-513-4, $60) captures the refreshing …


Lost And Found: The Lao Textile Museum

Lost And Found: The Lao Textile Museum

We love to discover the beauty of things, we love to explore new and traditional places around the world, to meet interesting people and make new friends. That's how we came across to meet the family who run Lao Textile Museum in Vientiane, Laos–Vientiane is the capital and largest city of Laos, situated on the …

Tumi Alpha Bravo Brooks Slim Brief

Tumi Alpha Bravo Brooks Slim Brief

From leading international travel and lifestyle accessories brand Tumi comes this slim and well-organized Alpha Bravo ($325) brief, which is part of the casual Bravo collection. The bag lets you carry everything you need without being weighed down. It features multiple outside pockets for electronics, a water bottle, tickets and accessories. Inside you have a …

Cargo Bike Trailer By Hinterher

Cargo Bike Trailer By Hinterher

These stylish and minimalist Cargo Bike Trailers with many hidden talents have been designed by Munich based company Hinterher. This multifunctional bike trailer can easily convert for multiple purposes. The beautiful design and long lasting materials such as aluminium has many options such as pull handles, wooden skies and ropeway. One of the latest urban …


Made In China By Pavel Tereshkovets

Made In China By Pavel Tereshkovets

Pavel Tereshkovets created the series Made In China during his six month long trip to the country in 2012 and was trying to show the weird and strange side of the people’s lives there. 1.5 billion people, a country full of weirdness, poverty and nevertheless happiness, when people smile even though facing unknown communistic future. …

Back To The Roots: Manual Fire-Lighting

Back To The Roots: Manual Fire-Lighting

Re-Fire is a kit designed by Francesco Faccin for manual fire-lighting; it has been produced using contemporary, widely-available sophisticated tools and production processes. "This project is emotionally charged and extremely physical; it cuts across innumerable frustrating attempts to identify the perfect equilibrium between the various components. When I actually managed to create fire with my …

The Perfect Companion For Business And Leisure

The Perfect Companion For Business And Leisure

You are looking for pure, functional and high quality product design? The handmade DIN Bag (roughly $400) by germanmade. is made from high quality, strong (ca. 0.1" thick) calf leather, which is additionally processed with a waterproof oil and won't disappoint you. It has space for notebook bag for 13" laptops, e.g. MacBook Pro 13“/Retina, …


Topos By Tobias Madörin

Topos By Tobias Madörin

Topos (Scheidegger & Spiess, ISBN 978-3-85881-372-5, $110) by Swiss photographer Tobias Madörin is a series about urban landscapes Madörin has been working on for more than twenty years. Creating staged tableaux in the manner of nineteenth-century painters, he investigates the interaction between the inhabitants and their surrounding environments in countries as diverse as Spain, Uganda, …

Eric Johnson: On The Road

Eric Johnson: On The Road

“One’s period is when one is very young,” Diana Vreeland wrote in her memoirs, D.V., and in this way we can consider the way in which strong sensory experiences influence and shape our developing brains. For Eric Johnson, the combination of the car and the open road has been a motif that he has explored …

A Period Of Juvenile Prosperity By Mike Brodie

A Period Of Juvenile Prosperity By Mike Brodie

A Period of Juvenile Prosperity (Twin Palms, ISBN 978-1936611027, $75), a narrative in photographs of Mike Brodie's cross-country route, mostly rambled by any means that were free - walking, hitchhiking and train hopping. At 17 Mike Brodie hopped his first train close to his home in Pensacola, FL thinking he would visit a friend in …


Ufogel - Extraterrestrial House In East Tyrol

Ufogel – Extraterrestrial House In East Tyrol

Explore the difference of architecture in the house Ufogel in the picturesque Nußdorf, East Tyrol. The exclusive and bizarre Ufogel has an unusual architecture, which is made almost entirely of larch wood. It is built on stilts and floating above the meadow in a peaceful and unspoiled nature. The panoramic windows offers a unique view …

Grab The Last Bottle

Grab The Last Bottle

We all surf the Internet for reasons of convenience or efficiency, which are mostly commendable things. And we're bypassing even the minor pleasure of buying things in person—books, music and (yep) wine, but not just the ordinary one. Napa Valley based Last Bottle had just crossed the 100,000 order mark of discounted fine wine. Co-owner …


Forever Pillow: One Pillow, Endless Possibilities

Forever Pillow: One Pillow, Endless Possibilities

Infinity-Inspired Design – Fashioned after the never-ending Möbius strip, Forever Pillow can be used in endless possible ways when you twist and turn it. Combining interaction, playfulness and comfort, the design invites you to take a break and start twisting, wrapping and have fun! Wrap yourself in continuity. Take a Break Anywhere – Globe-trotting to …

Purser Wallet For Everyday Use

Purser Wallet For Everyday Use

A purse for everyday use should be simple and space-effective at the same time. The Purser Wallet (available in black and natural look, 9 x 16.5 x 1 cm, roughly $110) with its Origami design is made from a single sheet of natural Italian vegetable-dyed leather with a locking screw. Designed with concept of “money …

Voyager: Ready To Takeoff

Voyager: Ready To Takeoff

Whether you're a frequent flyer or traveling internationally for the first time, Voyager (17.5 x 12 cm), roughly $235) a new compact, universal case will aid you in every step of your journey. The flight attendant accessory sports compartments for two passports, a section for banknotes, a slot for three SIM cards (nano, micro), two …


Let's Sit Down Before We Go

Let’s Sit Down Before We Go

Between 1991 and 2001 Bertien van Manen travelled across Asia and Eastern Europe with a small, analogue camera, learning the local language and engaging with the people who would become the subject of this collection. The ebook Let's Sit Down Before We Go ($16) is a portrait of the places van Manen visited and the people …

Create Your Custom Trip In Just 15 Minutes

Create Your Custom Trip In Just 15 Minutes

Getting started with planning a trip has always been hard. What should I see? How do I get there? What should I look out for? Experience a new way to plan your travel. Immerse yourself into trips taken by real travelers. Get inspired by authentic stories. Make them your own. All the smartness of spreadsheets, …

Night And Day In Lisbon With Sony Xperia Z1

Night And Day In Lisbon With Sony Xperia Z1

We've been invited by Sony Europe to test the brand new 20 million pixel beast Xperia Z1 ($529) in Lisbon. Lisboa, as the capital of Portugal is called in Portuguese, is still a dream destination for many travelers and urban photographers alike. The city is also known as the city of the seven hills, has a …


A Single Line By Paul Batt

A Single Line By Paul Batt

This project by Australian photographer Paul Batt is a photographic investigation of China's rapidly altering landscape. 
"The intention of the series is to explore the Chinese people's tentative shift from a communist to a capitalist system, as seen though resource hungry push to modernize the countries rural and urban environments. 

Much of China's recent development …

May The Road Rise To Meet You

May The Road Rise To Meet You

May The Road Rise To Meet You (Daylight Books, ISBN 978-0-9889831-1-3, $44.95) by Brooklyn-based photographer and educator Sara Macel is a pseudo-documentary and biography. Macel followed her father, a traveling salesman, on his trips across the US. "In popular mythology, few professions are as emblematic of this mobile, ambitious and commercially minded nation as the traveling …

Almost There By Aleix Plademunt

Almost There By Aleix Plademunt

This new book by publisher MACK is called Almost There (ISBN: 978-1-907946-54-7, $45) and is photographed by Catalan photographer Aleix Plademunt. The project was sparked by the arrival of a postcard 101 years late. The photographic project explores the ideas of distance and travel, pulling both notions in the most extreme directions. The journeys begin …