Accessories

Print Your Travel Photos with Printic

No Comments 07 March 2014

It happens all the time—you go on vacation, take loads of photos, then come home and do nothing with them. Instead of relegating them to live on your smartphone or digital camera forever (or until, worst-case scenario, it dies, taking all your happy vacation memories with it), you know you should have some of them […]

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Accessories

The Mobile Foodie Survivor Kit from PLANT

1 Comment 14 February 2014

One of the best things about traveling is eating. Whether it’s chowing down on street food in Southeast Asia or lunching at a bistro in Paris, food is a gateway to culture. But what about those vacations that take you out of a restaurant and have you spending time in the kitchen? Whether you’ve booked […]

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Accessories

Travel Tech: Find What’s Lost with Tile

No Comments 17 January 2014

People tired of misplacing items while traveling will soon have an answer. Tile, a new company scheduled to debut product this winter, is being marketed as “the world’s largest lost and found.” Here’s how it works: You buy a tile—a small, thin piece of plastic that self-adheres onto or slips into virtually anything (laptops, bikes, […]

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Restaurants

3 Places to Get a Chicago Dog

1 Comment 10 January 2014

It seems that every major city has its own iconic street food. New York has thin crust pizza. In Philly, it’s the cheesesteak. And in Chicago, locals and tourists alike line up for Chicago dogs. Not your average hot dog, Chicago dogs are a very specific assembly of ingredients. The base is an all-beef hot […]

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Budget, Hotels

Get Last-Minute Deals with Hotel Tonight

No Comments 08 December 2013

Sometimes it pays not to plan ahead. Maybe after touching down in a new city you’ve become so smitten that you want to extend your trip a couple more days. Or maybe you showed up, luggage in hand, to find out that those stunning photos on the hotel’s website were taken sometime during the Reagan administration. […]

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Accessories

Urban Gridded Jewelry from Aminimal

No Comments 19 November 2013

Whether it’s our hometown or our dream town, we’re all for showing city pride. That usually means sporting emblemed sweatshirts and sipping out of branded mugs. But sometimes it’s nice to take our love of place to a classier, more subtle level. That’s why we love the Urban Gridded jewelry designs from AMINIMAL. Taking a […]

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Restaurants

America’s First Bacon Restaurant: Burke’s Bacon Bar

No Comments 24 September 2013

It’s finally here—America’s first bacon-centric restaurant opened in Chicago late last month. The restaurant, Burke’s Bacon Bar, is the brain child of David Burke, the innovative chef behind culinary mashups like cheesecake lollipops and salmon pastrami. His newest endeavor is cashing in on America’s obsession with the cured pork product. Housed in a cozy 100 square-foot […]

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Destinations

Arago Transports Armchair Travelers to France

1 Comment 02 March 2013

France is famous for art, and it’s no wonder with top museums like the Louvre and Musee d’Orsay residing within its borders. But for many, a trip to the country to indulge in masterworks isn’t possible. Luckily, a new site is helping to transport travelers to France, without the plane ride. Arago is a new […]

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Accessories, Restaurants

App Helps You Find the Best Coffee in Town

No Comments 28 February 2013

Coffee can be a big part of travel. Beyond giving you the energy to explore a new city, blends, roasts and preparations vary depending upon where you are. Plus, seeking out specialty shops gives you the added benefit of getting off the major tourist trails to sip a cup alongside locals. A new line of […]

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Accessories

Supersmile Powdered Mouthrinse

No Comments 27 February 2013

We like to travel light, which is why we’re always on the hunt for TSA-friendly products to tote along in our carry-ons (like these single-use gel masks from When and MiniMergency Kits). Our latest find is powdered mouthrinse from Supersmile. These one-use packets mean keeping your smile sparkly, without having to stock up on tiny-sized […]

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