Benjamin Wong

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Brakepack

BrakePack is just the thing to get if you´re on your bike at late hours, when the visibility´s poor for car drivers to spot you. Come to think of it, …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

3 Dream Road Trips Every Backpacker Should Sample

Descending the steep Sani Pass from Lesotho to South Africa (photo: David Lee)Every seasoned backpacker or even a casual traveler will have a couple …

Swedish bicycle accessory brand Bookman has created a cup holder that snaps onto handlebars so city bikers can cycle with their takeaway coffees (via Dezeen)

Shelfie Bike Mount

For those of you who live or work in a small space, finding enough room to store all your stuff is really a way of life — and if you ride a bike, it …

Quad Lock Iphone 5 Bike Mount Kit

The new Quad Lock Kit is the lightest and strongest iPhone Bike Mount on the market. It can be mounted on most bicycles and motorbikes. The kit …

iPhone 5

Guide to Life: How to Change a Light Switch

Science continues to prove that lighting affects our energy level, mood and sleep patterns more than we think — plus, it plays a tremendous role in …

Samsung's tiny 1TB SSD is blazing fast, but so pricey

Storage is not sexy tech. With the exception of LaCie’s fancy (and pricey) designer hard drives that double as living room decor, storage is not tech …

Android extending to wearables - meet Android Wear

Google just announced Android Wear, a program that brings the power of Android to smartwatches and other wearable devices. Google will be working with consumer electronics makers and other companies to bring a lightweight and fast version of Android to wearables everywhere, and it all starts with …

Android News

Gobe Flashlight

Typically, flashlights are made to do just one thing, whether it be spotlighting, searching, or lighting your way underwater. The Gobe Flashlight is …

Unique

GoBe by Light & Motion

For gear enthusiasts, there's a fine line between staying updated on what's new and cluttering your precious storage space. The GoBe light system from Monterrey, California-based Light & Motion presents a multi-functional light system with a fraction of the gear. A single platform weighing in at …

Simply Brilliant

Atomic Aquatics Cobalt 2 Dive Computer<p>Easy to see. Simple to use. Brilliant LCD display.<p>The Cobalt 2 is the newest release of our new generation of …

10 Budget-Friendly Dive Accessories

Enjoy more diving and less stressing with these 10 dive accessories that won't break the bank.

How to Deal With Strong Currents

If appropriately planned for and sensibly executed, diving in these conditions can be hugely rewarding, often exhilarating, and even relaxing when …

Japanese Dive Watch Icons

When it comes to dive watches, many immediately think of iconic Swiss watches like the Rolex Submariner and the Blancpain Fifty-Fathoms — and rightly …

Baladeo Le Retro Knife

With a design that originated in north-central France in the 1950s, the Baladeo Le Retro Knife offers a great mix of style and utility. Two blades, a …

Stainless Steel

Gear Closet: Tryton Drylite Dive Flashlight

Scuba divers listen up! I've found the next piece of gear that you need to add to your arsenal. The Drylite from Tryton is an innovative, incredibly …

Homemade Hot Chocolate on the Go

You can tell a lot about people by what's in their cars. This is especially true of adventure parents, who know that a well-stocked hatch can mean the difference between a long, fun play day outside and game-ending meltdown. When my daughters were babies, I kept a wad of extra diapers, wipes, a …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Hiking

Reader Recs: Romantic Destinations

Planning a trip with that special someone? We asked our Facebook fans to share their favorite romantic destinations, and they came through in a big way.<p><b>Whether you’re looking for a tried-and-true classic or something more off the grid, our travel community has got you covered:</b><p>Not surprisingly …

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Palenque: Ruins of a Pre-Hispanic Mayan City

Shares 18<p>During my trip through Mexico, I visited the sites of many major ruins from Mexico City to Tulum on the Maya Riviera.<p>Myself, along with the …

Chichen Itza: Photos of Mexico's Most Famous Mayan Ruins

The Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen Itza is located on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, making for a long day trip from either Merida, or more commonly, the …

How to Backpack Cuba on a Budget

Shares 616<p>There is a mistaken belief that traveling in Cuba cannot be done on the cheap, with some sources even claiming you need at least $100 a day …

How to Travel Norway on a Budget

Shares 623<p><b>How to Travel Norway on a Budget: Our Best Tips for an Affordable Trip Around Norway (Based on our Actual Experiences in the Country).</b><p><i>Note,</i> …

The Beauty of Pokhara, Nepal

Shares 50<p>Pokhara, located near the Annapurna range of Himalaya mountains in Nepal, is the type of town you'll want to stay in for longer than you …