The Braven BRV-Pro aims to be the most rugged and strongest Bluetooth speaker in the market, it is the Swiss Army knife of Bluetooth speakers. It´s tough and can take heavy duty assignments because of its metal housing, designed to provide the protection it needs. It´s not just impact proof, it´s also waterproof, ensured by its IPX7 rating. You can also get it on a GoPro mount and set it anywhere you need. With Braven BRV Pro you get great versatility ensured by a wide range of accessories, such as a solar charging panel, a rechargeable battery or sound doubling stacking plates, and a glow deck that converts it into a mini lantern. It also allows you to stack multiple BRV-Pro speakers in order to amplify the music. Ready to withstand all difficulties and surpass all elements with great sound, all the time and everywhere for as long as 15 hours of wireless playtime. watch the video
Learn more from Braven, or purchase now from Amazon
Gingko Solar Charger is a new charging station inspired by the Japanese gingko tree, made from aluminum, recycled plastic and bamboo, it can charge your iPhone or iPad up to two times after charged. It gets its power from solar energy, so it´s green and very easy to use, you just need a light source. Featuring a LED power indicator, with a green light that lets you know it´s on and 4 blue lights that inform you of the battery status. Gingko solar charger aims to make solar energy more approachable and user friendly, bringing it down to smaller equipments, thus helping reduce carbon emissions to the atmosphere caused by the exponentially growing market of smartphones and tablets. So it´s green, well designed and practical. watch the video
Floating Hotel is a really cool option for those who love creative ways of making inland tourism. This award winning project by Salt & Water, consists of a main hotel structure, that includes the restaurant, a common living room area, a caffe and an event hall, you then also get smaller mobile structures, that are in fact small catamarans, that you can use to navigate around the main structure or drift off on solo adventures. These smaller structures can take up to 4 people comfortably, you´ll have a salon, a galley, sleeping quarters, a bathroom and a private deck that you can use for fishing, take a swim or just get the tan going. You get the static structure comfort and size, plus the mobility and intimacy of the catamarans, the best of both worlds.
Also check out this spectacular Floating Cinema in Thailand
Developed by the same team of engineers and designers behind the DUBS Acoustic Filters, the revolutionary Here Active Listening is a new device that has the intention of enhancing and improving what you hear, it also intends to let you choose what you want to hear. Featuring two wireless ear pieces, it works with a DSP, a digital signal processor, that functions as a sound studio inside your ears. The idea behind it is to enable you to boost the frequency you want to get, like the bass in a live concert, and reduce other frequencies that are "in the way”, so if you´re in an airplane you can reduce the jet engine noise, or if you´re cruising around town you can also reduce traffic or subway noise. You get the usual app that lets you in control of what you hear, the app features a classic volume knob and loads of preset effects that let you quickly set the mode you wish. It uses Bluetooth technology and features long a lasting battery, to give you up to 6 hours of usage. watch the video
Learn more from Doppler Labs or pre-order now from Kickstarter
Antlos is like Airbnb for boat holidays! Antlos wants to make boat holidays accessible to those who love the sea but haven’t tried one because of high prices and inexperience. The new platform connects travelers and boat owners directly, offering real, local experiences cruising through the Mediterranean. Antlos brings together experienced skippers and sea lovers, working the same way as Airbnb, giving yacht owners the possibility to optimize the costs of their boat ownership and significantly cut the costs of booking boat holidays for tourists, with no middle men, agencies or extra fees involved. Simply choose your destination, the boat, and book the affordable all-inclusive experiences directly from the owners.
Available in the Mediterranean for now, but coming to Caribbean seas very soon as well.
The fine folks over at Monocle have released a new series of travel guides. Monocle magazine covers the world with its network of bureaus, they´ve dug into every lifestyle sector worth exploring, this series reveals their favorite places in each great city, taking you away from the obvious and into the hidden, showing you the most worthwhile bars, restaurants, shops, museums, and other venues to visit. These are the ultimate guides for those who want to make the most of their stay, feeling like a resident rather than a tourist.
London and New York City are now available for purchase, with more guides to follow
Available for purchase in Europe here
Our Friday custom motorbike crush comes from Portugal-based Dream Wheels Heritage. The bike, a Yamaha XJ750 was bought in Germany in a miserable state and Dream Wheels put their magic and creativity to work and created a stunning conversion, changing completely the look and style of the bike. The XJ750 is a rare model when it comes to custom building, but the guys have done a wonderful job on this sleek scrambler. More photos after the jump
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