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Stay in a Medievel Tent at Leeds Castle

Stay in a Medievel Tent at Leeds Castle

You might not have to wake in the morning to stretch before your jousting match, but if you want a bit of a medieval experience—albeit a much swankier one—consider staying on the grounds of Leeds Castle. You can choose between eight striped tents that sit outside the castle, ...

Rhone's Ranger Shorts Are the Only Shorts You'll Need This Summer

Rhone's Ranger Shorts Are the Only Shorts You'll Need This Summer

Summer can include a great many activities: hiking, camping, golfing, grilling, and general outdoor relaxation. Be ready for it all with Rhone’s Ranger Golf and Hiking Shorts. Made from specially engineered performance twill, these shorts are flexible, water repellent, durable, and ideal for just about anything you’re doing this summer. The center gusset allows them to move with you, so you won’t feel constricted on a backswing or while gathering wood for a campfire, and the lock down media pocket lets you keep your phone secure while you’re active. Every detail has been thought out. They’re the shorts with a thousand possibilities.

A Map of Literature's Most Epic Road Trips

A Map of Literature's Most Epic Road Trips

There's an underlying theme of transformation when it comes to the great American road trip. That's why it makes such a great vehicle for wisdom and change in literature. The team over at Atlas Obscura are helping you recreate some of the epic journeys from your favorite reads ...

Hipcamp Is the Airbnb of the Outdoors

Hipcamp Is the Airbnb of the Outdoors

When people and groups buy up land to keep it from being developed, they have good intentions at heart. But those good intentions also come with a downside: that land becomes private property, and you never get to touch it. Hipcamp wants to open up those spaces to you. By working...

Compact Inner Tube Toiletry Bag

Compact Inner Tube Toiletry Bag

Even if your next trip isn't behind the wheel of a tractor-trailer, this Compact Inner Tube Toiletry Bag is a pretty sweet way to bring your bathroom essentials along for your travels. Crafted from upcycled truck inner tubes, this compact dopp kit even comes with a zipper pull m...

Hobo Eat Kit

Hobo Eat Kit

Call it the Swiss Army knife of the dinner table or Voltron of the flatware world because regardless of how you look at it, the Hobo Eat Kit is going to revolutionize how you dine on the run. It’s for all those times when that cheap plastic shit fails you (always) or you're wit...

Leather Cord Wraps

Leather Cord Wraps

Crafted from premium soft leather, the Leather Cord Wrap is the perfect way to pay some attention to all your cords and cables when you’re on the go. It holds three cables and two plugs and has a button-sealed pouch for other random accessories. Perfect for not having your cord...

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Jetsetter

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Jetsetter

You know the Jetsetter, he’s the guy who could fly to the moon on frequent flyer miles. Always traveling for business and a little pleasure, he navigates airports like they’re his second home. When you need a gift for the Jetsetter, think of something that would make his trav...

101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die

101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die

Nothing against Fodor's or TripAdvisor, but sometimes we want a travel guide that isn't so focused on museums, churches, and where to buy locally-made wicker. 101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die is your booze-heavy guidebook and party bucket list in one. And while it soun...

Vintage Style Fantasy Travel Posters

Vintage Style Fantasy Travel Posters

At some point, you've probably thought of visiting locales from Westeros, Middle Earth or just about any of the hundreds of inhabited worlds from the Star Wars universe. We don't have any delusions about the fact that it's fantasy, but how cool would it be to plan a trip to any o...

The Booyah Belt Makes Airport Security Easy

The Booyah Belt Makes Airport Security Easy

There's an odd sense of anxiety that comes over you when you hit airport security. You feel rushed to get everything into the bins as quickly as possible while the line waits behind you tapping their watches. The Booyah Belt won't change the process, but it will make dealing with...

Kentucky's First Indoor Throwing Star Range

Kentucky's First Indoor Throwing Star Range

Aspiring U.S. ninjas have so few places to train these days. Luckily, this coming spring, you'll finally have a spot to hone your throwing star skills. Ninjas Throwing Star Range, which will open in Spring 2014, is Kentucky's first indoor throwing star range, and a new beacon of ...

Tour the Lamborghini Museum

Tour the Lamborghini Museum

Take a break from looking for random naked people on Google Maps and take a little virtual tour of the Lamborghini Museum in Italy. Google Street View lets you see the rides, and snoop around all while giving you an insane fit of jealousy. You can even get yourself inside the car...