Travel todo and packing list

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This might come in handy someday: Travel todo and packing list

Travel checklist – PDF
Travel checklist – EXCELL

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you love to travel? you might like this stool!

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sitbag chair and ottoman, reincarnation collection, 2003

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Traveler IQ Challenge

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The basic idea of traveler IQ challenge is to locate a city as quickly as possible.

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Responsible Holidays

If you’re planning a late get away, you might like to consider Responsible Travel: a hand picked directory of 1000s of carefully screened eco holidays. These are more authentic holidays that have been screened to ensure that the local people benefit as much as possible and any negative environmental impacts on the destination are minimised. via nigel’s eco store.

nimis | giant drift wood sculptures

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In 1980 the artist and arthistorian Lars Vilks started to work on Nimis, a construction of driftwood and rests from the cutting areas. Nimis (lat. “too much”) is situated on the peninsula of Kullaberg in the south of Sweden – now an independent state Ladonia. When Vilks started to work with hammer and nail at Nimis his ideas were rather vague, but he had in mind to make a meetingplace between theory and practice.

(thank you Bengt)

MIMOA places modern architecture on the map

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MIMOA.eu is a user generated online guide to Modern Architecture in Europe, providing exact addresses and interactive maps. MIMOA is a personal architecture guide for buildings, interiors, squares, parks and bridges. Going to London, St. Petersburg, Tirana or Bilbao? Every city- or architecture visit is planned within a few mouse clicks.

steri pen | handheld water purifier

Traveler_gobletSteriPEN is a travel size water purifier. It’s basically a UV ray flashlight you submerge into your glass. The water stays cool and it doesn’t change the water, except to kill all the living things in it, viruses included. It is expensive, but seems to pay for itself quickly, as you don’t have to buy bottled water.

SteriPEN Adventurer handheld water purifier

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the new 7 wonders

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The new 7 wonders, view them all in 360 degree interactive panoramas from internationally known panorama photographers.

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google earth flight simulator

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As if adding sky wasn’t enough… jetset from your laptop! press Command/Open Apple Key + Alt + A | Google Earth Flight Simulator

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Essential Sites for Summer Travelers

Travel Hacking: Essential Sites for Summer Travelers

archi-tourist

Archi-Tourist is a free, Wiki-based travel guide to contemporary architecture around the globe, started in 2005.

mutatoes, a project by uli westphal


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During my Berlin visit, two weeks ago, I came across a young artist called Uli Westphal. He had a stand at a farmers market at the Kollwitzplatz, but the produce he was showing looked awfully strange. It was the moment where I was introduced to the wonderfully strange world of Mutatoes: A collection of non-standard fruits, roots and vegetables found at Berlins Super-and Farmers Markets. Uli’s project serves to document and archive these last survivors of biological variety. View the mutatoes collection.

I am completely hooked! I truly hope Uli will sell posters of the collection overview.

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Interesting resource: Mytravelrights.com

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50 Utterly Charming Hotels Around $100

Budget Travel Online :: 50 Utterly Charming Hotels Around $100

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farecast.com | know when to buy

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Farecast.com
will help you find out when the best time is to buy that airline ticket. The site predicts where fares are going and shows where they’ve been. (U.S. only, hope they’ll go ‘international’ soon)

Learn about how farecast works.

farecast.com | know when to buy

abest airline seats

Insider’s Guide to the Best Airline Seats

TSA approved luggage locks

Image Searchalert (TSA) Recognized & Accepted Luggage Lock #16247: The new SearchAlert Security window changes color from Green to Red when the TSA secured access device is used to open the lock, or when an unauthorized person has opened the lock using a counterfeit opening device. Travelers will now know when their SearchAlert locks have been opened, and whether their bags have been searched by a TSA agent, or violated by an unknown person.

Info about these locks on the TSA website.

lady’s first | hotel zurich

Pic_home_room Staying in Zurich anytime soon? Just found a design hotel that looks inviting… Lady’s first. (No worries, guys can stay there too!)

sofa & bunkbed in one

1129doc1Wow, this design totally blows my mind: The Doc XL: Sofa & Bunkbed In One

The Doc XL is a sofa that fiips up into a bunkbed and requires “a simple gesture and no physical strain.” You don’t even have to take the sheets off of the beds before restoring it to sofa config. It is available through that august outfit, Bonbon Trading, from the UK.

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briol: a place to relax

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Briol is a very special holiday destination tucked away in the Isarco Valley above Barbiano, Italy. It’s family owned—in fact, the current owner’s grandmother built the Briol house and imposed a few rules which had to be respected: No fences, never sell the house, and maintain a constant respect for the land and nature that surrounds us.”

Pension Briol

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great small hotels

Looking for a great small hotel? Not too many choices yet, good idea though!