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Hotel Basico | Playa Del Carmen Mexico

Hotel Basico is a small boutique Hotel, located a few steps from the sea, next to 5th Avenue in downtown Playa del Carmen, Basico opens its doors with 15 rooms located on two levels. Its distinguished by its industrial decor surprisingly refined, designed by Hector Galvan of omelette. The lobby floor is made of taxi tires, cabanas ara old truck beds and former industrial petroleum tanks have become swimming pools.



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HANDPRESSO | PORTABLE ESPRESSO MACHINE | Image

HANDPRESSO | PORTABLE ESPRESSO MACHINE

If you like the outdoors and can´t live without a good cup of coffee, you should check out the Handpresso Wild Hybrid portable espresso machine. It is simple, light, elegant and compact, with no battery or electricity needed, making it perfect for carrying while trekking or traveling. The little contraption works like a traditional bicycle pump, you generate a 16-bar pressure, add hot water and coffee, and voilá! a high quality espresso. via...
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ST LUCIFER SPICE

For all of you with a penchant for all things spicy, meet St. Lucifer Spice, your new favorite way to add a kick to any meal or snack. Enjoy the thrill of heat? This thing is not only fiery, its flavorful too, it features a masterful blend of garlic, salt, vinegar and fiery habanero peppers, creating a precise balance that can enhance just about anything into a merciless delight....
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THE CRAFT AND THE MAKERS

We have always tried to help get a word out and promote small manufacturers that focus on craftsmanship and aim to create quality products that last and have their own histories. A new book called The Craft and the Makers showcases savvy businesses that have chosen to focus on craftsmanship and are creating things with a soul, every page is a testament to the products created with heart by these artisans, and profiles the small companies as well as the individuals t...
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