Travel

  • Aurora Bubble Sled: Tour the Finland Wilderness in Comfort and Style

    Aurora Bubble Sled: Tour the Finland Wilderness in Comfort and Style

    Can’t decide what to do or where to go this holiday season? Consider a tour of the Finnish wilderness in an Aurora Bubble Sled, probably the most comfortable way possible to see and experience the icy region of Kilpisjarvi  and its surrounding mountains. The Aurora Bubble Sled is towed behind a snowmobile piloted by an […]

  • FlightSpeak: Deatailed Airport Info in Real Time

    FlightSpeak: Deatailed Airport Info in Real Time

    It’s travel season, and for most people that means a surprising amount of guesswork: How long the security line will be, what the gift shop scene will be like, whether the airport will have functional free WiFi, etc. But FlightSpeak is an app that aims to remove the guessing from all these questions and more. […]

  • ‘Depart': A Coffee Table Book About Travel and Photography

    ‘Depart': A Coffee Table Book About Travel and Photography

    There’s no easier way to travel through the world than through photography, and a new coffee table book from MENDO is all about the intersection of those two worlds. It’s called, simply, Depart. Depart features work from three different photographers, handpicked by MENDO, to document some of their favorite travel destinations in the world. Visuals […]

  • SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System: Go to Mars for About $200,000 (Video)

    SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System: Go to Mars for About $200,000 (Video)

    With the two most hated presidential candidates in history running for office, there is an unprecedented number of people threatening to move away from the United States after the election. But SpaceX, the private space exploration company founded by Elon Musk, is offering you an even more decisive option—with the SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System, you’ll […]

  • Lowline Underground Park: Plans for Underground Park in NYC Approved

    Lowline Underground Park: Plans for Underground Park in NYC Approved

    One of 2012’s most exciting Kickstarter projects has now reached the next stage of becoming a reality, as plans for the Lowline Underground Park in New York City have been officially approved. The first underground park in the world will be located under the Lower East Side section of the city—one can imagine it being […]

  • ‘Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders’

    ‘Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders’

    Right now, people are exploring the outside world in unprecedented numbers thanks to the viral success of Pokémon Go, but in actuality there are plenty of cool things to see in the real world that aren’t magical fighting pocket monsters. It’s these natural wonders that are the subject of Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to […]

  • ‘The Vanual': A Website Devoted to the Van Lifestyle

    ‘The Vanual': A Website Devoted to the Van Lifestyle

    Living in a van that may or may not be located down by the river might have a few negative connotations among the general populace, but a select few know that the van life can mean unparalleled freedom. It’s these few that make up the target readership for The Vanual. The Vanual is a website published […]

  • Roam: Short-Term Apartments for World Travel

    Roam: Short-Term Apartments for World Travel

    If you’ve got some frequent flier miles banked, or if you’re just looking for a change of scenery that a traditional hotel stay can’t provide, there’s a new startup that’s targeted directly at you. It’s called Roam, and it provides travelers with (relatively) affordable short-term apartment stays in various hot spots throughout the world. A […]

  • ‘Norwegian Joy': Cruise Ship to Have On-Board Go-Kart Track

    ‘Norwegian Joy': Cruise Ship to Have On-Board Go-Kart Track

    Cruise ships are designed to be floating resorts with all the comforts of land in a maritime, nautical form, but there are still some things cruisers have learned to do without. Like go-kart racing, for instance, which is soon to make its cruise ship debut courtesy of the Norwegian Joy. The Norwegian Joy is the […]

  • Oasis Eco Resort Unveiled by Baharash Architecture (Video)

    Oasis Eco Resort Unveiled by Baharash Architecture (Video)

    Deep in the desert in the United Arab Emirates, the location for what will perhaps be the most environmentally efficient luxury resort of all time has been selected by the Eco Resort Group. There, the Oasis Eco Resort from Baharash Architecture will be erected around a natural groundwater spring. Now, the Oasis Eco Resort has […]