Flipsters Flip Flops

Accessories

Flip, Flop, Fold: Travel Shoes for the Girl on the Go

No Comments 25 January 2013

Ask any style-forward woman what the toughest part of packing is (aside from the tedious nature of the act in and of itself), and almost anyone will answer, “shoes.” Packing a few extra outfits to give us a wide range of options is all fine and good, but for those of us who plan entire […]

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Mustache Luggage Tag from Kikkerland

Accessories

Put a Mustache On It: Kikkerland Luggage Tags

1 Comment 20 January 2013

You’ve gotta love the quirky minds behind Kikkerland, one of our favorite purveyors of all things fun. The New York-based product designers and curators never fail to impress with their vast collection of whimsical yet oddly functional little accessories to take the edge off the rigors of daily life. Although Movember’s long been over, we’re […]

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Guggenheim Bilbao

Destinations

Art & Liquid Architecture: Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Bilbao

1 Comment 18 January 2013

While famed modern architect Frank Gehry may have experienced a few hits and misses (namely, the Experience Music Project in Seattle) in his prolific career, one of his creations stands head and shoulders above the rest in terms of instant recognition: the Guggenheim in Bilbao.  While another of Gehry’s famous frameworks houses the Guggenheim New York, […]

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Cuppow

Accessories

From Mason Jar to Travel Mug: Introducing The Cuppow!

1 Comment 17 January 2013

For Southerners, craft-happy Pinterest enthusiasts and hipsters alike, the mason jar is a staple of everything from bathroom accents (think toothbrush and makeup pencil holders) to wedding decor (think vases and hanging candle displays). But for those on the go, it can now also be a travel mug, thanks to an inventive little creation brought […]

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W Hotel Austin

Hotels

Room with a View: The W Austin

No Comments 16 January 2013

Long known as a bastion of live music, stellar BBQ and hyper-local culture finely tuned to the best in underground art, food and film, Austin, Texas is known more for its quaint B&Bs and converted motorcourt hotels oozing with hipster ease than anything tall, gleaming and corporate. But somehow, the W Austin manages to pull […]

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Help Remedies

Accessories

A Simple Fix: “Help” Remedies

1 Comment 07 January 2013

For those on the go, things like headaches, nausea, allergies and fatigue are just a regular part of the globetrotting lifestyle. Pumping ourselves full of chemicals, though, can get a bit worrisome over time, particularly when we have questions about what in the world we’re ingesting. Enter Richard Fine, CEO of startup and veritable overnight […]

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Herbal Animals Eye Pillows

Accessories

Sleeping in the Sky with Herbal Eye Pillows

No Comments 04 January 2013

Anyone who’s ever had their sleep schedule disrupted by travel knows how much havoc can be wreaked on their lives in the days — and even weeks — that follow. While a little shut-eye can go a long way, an airplane seat and a hotel bed are obviously two very different ways to drift into […]

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ICEHOTEL

Destinations, Ski & Spa

Walking in a Winter Wonderland: A Trio of Ice Cold Getaways

No Comments 04 January 2013

With temperatures across the U.S. dropping to mind-boggling lows over the holidays, some of us can only dream of warm, tropical locales while others among us can’t help but embrace the cold and all the cozy indoor opportunities it offers. Since we’ve all vowed (via our New Year’s resolutions, of course) to travel as much […]

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TOMS Passport Cover

Accessories

Give What You Get with the TOMS Passport Cover

No Comments 03 January 2013

Blink and you’ll miss it, but tucked deep into the TOMS website among its charitable botanas-style shoes and eyewear is perhaps the coolest passport cover ever. Made of top-grain cowhide leather, the sale of each cover generates a shoe donation to a child in a developing nation, just like the sale of every pair of […]

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Destinations

Travel with a Purpose: Going Global with WeDay.org

5 Comments 03 January 2013

For some, the act of traveling is all about first-class luxury — money is no object and exorbitant escapism is the name of the game. For others, curiosity about the world forms the basis of wanderlust, and a simple road trip is just as exhilarating as a stay at a five-star resort. But one of […]

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