Safari Tent by Barebones: A Rustic Mansion

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I’m not yet sure if the Safari Tent by Barebones is either a very accommodating tent for extended wilderness retreats or something like an impromptu mansion. The 120 square foot portable home is capable of sleeping eight people and is very spacious. Continue reading

Helios Bars: Transforming Bicycles into Vehicles

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As an avid biker, constantly thrusting my arms left and right to single my movement, I am in need of a safer notification system. Cars have everything in this regard. Turn signals, break lights, running lights, high beams. They are outfitted with electronics that announce their presence to guarantee safety.

Bicycles, are much more discreet. And considering that us cyclists are a bit more vulnerable than a driver, we could use something serious, like Helios Bars. Continue reading

The Mountain Boggan Toboggan: The Old World of Snow Day Fun

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The Mountain Boggan Toboggan is one of those designs that gets a little historical with the modern world. And as a former History student, whenever I see people revisiting the old, I am instantly excited. Continue reading

Markies: A Winged Mobile Home

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I love architectural projects like Markies. Designed by Dutch firm Bohtlingk Architecture, Markies is a mobile home or temporary living space that is perfect for the home weary and travel ready. Continue reading

YikeBike: super light electric bike

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I thought that the bicycle couldn’t be made any more efficient. Combining the compact design of portable, folding bicycles and something like a Segway, with future-oriented features, the YikeBike is a safe, secure, ecological efficient, and portable personal transportation vehicle. It seems strange to call it vehicle because of its small size, but the YikeBike is capable of transporting you on any commute. Continue reading

Cabanes des Grands Lacs: Floating Lake Cabins in France

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In Chassey-les-Montbozon, France, one might find the perfect place for the ultimate relaxation: Floating Cabins. That’s right: Eco-friendly cabins are available for rent floating on the waters of the magnificent Les Grands Lacs, where nature is preserved at its wild and untouchable condition. A boat is the only way to access the cabins for two, while family cabins are connected by a wooden boardwalk. Continue reading

Stayhold: Possibly the simplest trunk organizer ever

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OK, so I have to ask: how come no one thought of this before? I mean, we’ve all been there, picking up and dropping our kids at soccer practice or making runs to the supermarket or shopping mall – wherever we’re driving, loose stuff in the back always seem to end up rolling and sliding from one side to the other, making a total mess.

Let’s face it, most car trunks need a little organization. I know mine does… Now, there are a lot of different organizers out there, but then I found out about what could possibly be the simplest trunk organizer ever! Meet the Stayhold. Continue reading

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Bear Grylls Intense Torch: Don’t Worry About Getting Lost

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If you’re unfamiliar with British survivalist Bear Grylls, he’s the guy on television who takes great pleasure in leaping from a cliff into a river because its the only route out of getting lost in the wilderness. But keep in mind that when Grylls is leaping into a raging river, he’s usually doing so with a well put-together apparel and gear, and he’s always got the coolest gadgets. Continue reading

Ranch at Rock Creek: Glamping in big sky country

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In my youth, occasional camping trips were a joy and the some times cold, rain-soaked, rough-ground-for-a-mattress-conditions were a requisite part of the fun. And I must admit I felt that those “camping” in luxury motor homes were missing the true essence of camping. Fast forward a couple of decades, and the tune I’m singing around the camp fire has changed. So it delights me to find the now-trendy alternative of glamorous camping, also known as glamping. Continue reading

Top 10 Holiday Gift ideas For campers and outdoor enthusiasts

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Today we bring you the coolest gear to take with you on your next outdoor adventure. Whether hiking through rugged mountains or camping on a lake – Here are our favorite top 10 holiday gift ideas for campers and outdoor enthusiasts. Continue reading

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