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Miami Beach's Faena District
Occupying a stretch of beachfront land from 32nd to 36th Streets in Miami Beach (and reaching from the Atlantic Ocean to Indian Creek Drive), the Faena District comprises a series of architecturally captivating buildings, each with its own carefully...
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Surf with Amigas, Nicaragua
One of the fastest growing surf schools in the world is Surf With Amigas, based in Nicaragua and founded by former competitive surfer Holly Beck Obermeyer. It's an all-female surf camp with a mission for women to create connections, and support and...
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30,000 Acres of Backcountry Terrain at Sol Mountain Lodge, British Columbia
by Sasha Barkans Ask any skier or snowboarder what their dream day would look like and their answers will be remarkably similar: deep untracked snow, no lift lines, and diverse terrain. The hunt for the aforementioned conditions and features is...
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Nikka Whisky Distillery, Hokkaido
One of the most well-known Japanese whisky brands, Nikka's origins date back to 1934 when Masataka Taketsuru built the Yoichi Distillery (named after the town in which it's located) on the island of Hokkaido. Taketsuru (the son of a sake producer...
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Best of CH 2016: Travel
Even though travel can be exhausting, it's something curious minds can never truly tire of—and the CH editorial team is no exception to that rule. Over the past year, our full-time staff and freelancers all over the world have delivered stories about...
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Best of CH 2016: Instagram
A collaborative editorial effort, cataloging our adventures both at home in NYC and abroad, the Cool Hunting Instagram has become a place where we tease to future stories or simply share what we find inspirational (or delectable) on the fly. Since...
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Best of CH 2016: Most Popular
We're always fascinated to see what our audience connects with most on Cool Hunting. While sometimes our predictions are on point, oftentimes we're taken by surprise (yet thrilled) when certain articles resonate with readers. As always, this year's...
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Mesh Mobile Ashtray
Help keep the earth nice and tidy with a mobile mesh ashtray from esteemed Tokyo brand Tsubota Pearl. Drop your roaches or butts in the lined pouch when puffing on the go.
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CH Omakase 2016: G-RO Suitcase
From our first introduction to the G-RO carry-on, we knew it would become a product most travelers would find valuable. Consumers agreed with us, pushing the debut Kickstarter into the echelon of most funded on the platform. Beyond the axle-less...
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Puffco Plus
The Puffco Plus is not a typical pen vape that uses oil cartridges. It's designed for dabbing, which has long been considered more sketchy than chic given the tools necessary to vaporize cannabis concentrate. Puffco's design elevates the product—and...
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Air Travel Tripods
Starting at just two pounds in weight, MeFoto's collection of Air travel tripods are a globetrotting photographer's dream. Each of the portable designs is constructed from lightweight aluminum, and features a HyperLock leg lock system that makes set...
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CH Omakase 2016: From The Road
We’ve admired Susan Easton’s work at From the Road for many years, following her exotic travels and stories of the artisans she works with to create items of exquisite quality, craft and soul. Sustainably made using all-natural methods by skilled...
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INFINITI Takes Their Q60 to Havana
Growing up in Miami, INFINITI's executive design director Alfonso Albaisa is Cuban, yet is also (in his words) a "product of the United States." Despite the tie to his homeland being built on his parents' and family's stories and photographs rather...
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Joshua Tree National Park Night Sky Festival
by Andrew Maness Joshua Tree National Park lies just 140 miles east of Los Angeles, an easy two and half hours of cruising on the interstate without traffic, or a miserable slog that can take upwards of five hours if you happen to depart at the...
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Word of Mouth: São Miguel Island, Azores
by Ross Belfer Jettisoning across the Atlantic Ocean is a familiar experience if you’re a travel nut, but rarely do we ponder the infinite unknown—or in this case, the tiny archipelago that dots the swathe of sea in between North America and the...
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All-Natural Travel-Size Body Washes
All-natural; paraben-, SLS- and petroleum-free; and made with just eight or nine ingredients, PLANT body washes still manage to feel luxurious and smell lovely. With different scents and vibes, this pack of five travel-sized bottles come in Be Well...
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The Otis Backpack by Cool Hunting + Tumi
Collaborating with Tumi is always an iterative process of refinement. For this, our second backpack, we began by looking back at the first one—a military-inspired black canvas rucksack—and chose a few key elements to carry over. But from there we reset...
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Carry-On Suitcase
Arlo Skye's Carry-On suitcase is much more than just lightweight. Sophisticated and elegant with no detail ignored, the suitcase comes with a super-useful built-­in 10,050 mAh portable charger, which is hidden away under the handle so it doesn't disrupt...
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Music is a big part of traveling, whether it's obscure songs you hear in taxis or tuk-tuks, or the tunes you select for a personal journey. The team behind Arlo Skye, one of favorite luggage brands, shares our love for music and travel, as does LA...
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Lexdray's Portland Sneaker Duffel
You don't have to be a full-blown sneaker-freak to carry Lexdray's Portland Sneaker Duffel, but if you are, this bag could change your life—or at least your weekends away. The carry-on size bag fits three pairs of sneakers in the inner section...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. The World's Best Logo While there are many brands whose logos are burned into our minds—for better or worse—none of them were easy to create: "crafting such a deceptively simple symbol is a massive undertaking, so it's no surprise that the...
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