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Luckies Original Scratch Map

Mankind has been in the business of documenting adventures basically since writing was developed. Names like Darwin, Dickens, Jefferson, Melville, Roosevelt, de Tocqueville, Steinbeck, Swift, and Roosevelt, did it, and there are plenty more where that came from. With the hectic pace of life today, many of us don’t have the time — or the...

Because It's Time to Stop Packing with Ziplocks

Temple Dopp Kit

Temple’s soon-to-be-released Dopp Kitt ($55) is a great looking upgrade for those of you wanting to class up your travel gear. Its amazing rugged looks come from re-claimed WWII era canvas that’s been weathered, aged, and reborn into a bag. The leather detailing has also been salvaged off Swiss bread bags from the 1940s. Measuring...

Tame Your Packing Mess

Flight 001 F1 Go Clean Travel Bag Set

Packing before a trip tends to be easier because everything that goes into your luggage is “supposedly” clean. Once you’ve worn everything on a week-long vacation though is when things get tricky. The shoes you took to the beach still have grains of sand clinging for dear life and your t-shirts all reek of sunscreen...

Old Ruck Come Anew

Altadena 802 Daypack

The Altadena 802 Rucksack ($275) is a new backpack that looks old, and that’s a good thing because it looks damn good doing it. It’s a top loading tube shaped ruck, with a zip open pocket on the top flap. It also accepts additional pockets that strap onto the side (shown above) providing you enough...

Luke... I Am Your Travel Agent

Star Wars Travel Posters

Justin Van Genderen, a graphic designer from Chicago (not Dagobah), has crafted these beautifully minimalist travel posters that remind us of those deco pieces from decades past. However, unlike those that lured countless Americans down Route 66 and to the Grand Canyon in the backs of station wagons, these point wandering souls towards notable destinations...

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Imagine: A Vagabond Story

Grant Lingel is a man to be jealous of and maybe even to admire. In 2006, after completing one semester as a super-senior in balmy Buffalo, NY, Grant decided to take a risk many of us have thought about, but never had the courage to do. Uninspired by the path laid in front of him...

SUCK UK Carve Your Own Postcard

What do you get when you cross a postcard with tree carved initials? Well… honestly, you get nothing. But don’t say we didn’t try to come up with some metaphor for what this is. Those clever fellows at SUCK UK have made a postcard made of wood that lets you etch out your own message...

Anse Chastanet, St. Lucia

If a trip to the Caribbean is in the cards for you, then we suggest you add Anse Chastanet to your list of destinations. Voted one of Travel + Leisure’s top 25 for the past three yaers. Located on the unspoiled southwester Caribbean coat, St. Lucia is designed from the ground up to exist in...

Tumi Travel Power Kit

On the go and on the move. It’s seemingly an increased part of our lives in addition to the number of gadgets we carry. Keep the hassle of charging them all at bay with the Tumi Travel Power Kit. Tumi’s power kit provides a universal way to charge your your phones, smartphones, PDA’s and cameras...

Le Meridien – Bora Bora

Bora Bora must be Tahitian for ‘paradise’ because that’s about the only thing we can surmise from the locale. It’s lush rainforests, crystal blue lagoons may make it one of the few places you may not mind living out the rest of your life. The iconic lagoon perched bungalows have glass-bottomed floors giving you a...

Morgan Gray’s Laptop Case

Nowadays it’s tough to go anywhere without the need to bring along your laptop. A sad notion yes, but an inevitable one. That said, you might as well make sure that what you’re bringing is sheathed in something durable and stylish. Morgan Grays bags are classic American-designed leather goods with an English influence. They have...

The Broadmoor Resort

You may not be US Open qualification ready, but you can still enjoy the perks of tennis. Nestled in Colorado Springs, the Braadmoor resort is considered the ‘tennis home’ away from home. Rated as the 3rd finest tennis resort in the country, they feature plexi-cushion court (+ one stadium court), two which are illuminated/heated during...

Running the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

How do you know when your vacation’s going to be interesting? Well, a good start is when they say it takes the first two days to become acclimated to the height of, oh, 13,000 feet above sea level. Then when you’re on to four days and three nights exploring the 28 mile Inca Trail running/hiking...

The Wilderness Club

How would you like to wake up and see this view everyday? How would you like knowing that you could play on this Nick Faldo designed golf course every day? How would you like knowing that living here also including horseback riding, skiing, hiking, hunting, fly-fishing, spas, pools, all arranged through concierge services? Better yet,...

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