So you want to travel. You want adventure. But you also like the idea of having a safe home-base and the all-inclusive amenities, not to mention the deals that resorts often have. But you want more than just a pool and a beachfront view; you want to experience local culture with some adventure. Here's where Travel Basecamp comes in.
Looking for somewhere to stay in Montreal? Located in the Quartier des Spectacles, Zero 1 is a new, modern, boutique hotel, and we can assure that you won’t be disappointed. It has 120 rooms, divided into categories such as POP room - perfect for urbanites, or for a little upgrade, try its big sister, the HIP room, both are perfect for “reinventing yourself or achieving your dreams.” Those are some high expectations.
For the MAKERS series, Shwood Eyewear pays homage to some of Portland's most innovative crafters, artists, builders, writers, and designers that inspire the experimental creators in us all. Part 1 features ADX in Southeast Portland; a community-based creative workshop whose members are not only making and building for themselves, but concurrently enabling others to do the same.
If you happen to be heading to Berlin from October 10-21, you have to check out the annual Festival of Lights. Taking the whole light show thing to the next level, the entire city will be lit up like a Christmas tree. Using light and video projections, as well as interactive and static installations to transform the city, the 12 day festival also has other arts and cultural events, live jazz and shopping sales going on at the same time. Yet another great reason to visit Berlin.
We love the vibrancy of Montreal, and the summer festival season is one of the highlights. With so many top world-class festivals going on in one city, there is definitely something for everyone to get excited about. To help you enjoy the summer festivals to the fullest, the second edition of Festimania - 1 city. 1 month. 11 festivals - is back. A big part of this festival collective is the Festi+ Pass.
If you are heading to the UK and are wondering where all of the street art is, this app is for you. Now you can find all of the hidden street art with this smart little app that maps out the location of street art for you by artist or area. This virtual guide features more than 280 urban art installations, including works by renowned graffiti artists like Banksy, Obey, Pablo Delgado, and Eine. There is also one for NY.
What do bacon covered doughnuts, green tea beer, strip clubs and farm-to-table restaurants have in common? A little place called, Portland. Much like the bran-muffin-hippy-jam society Portlandia portrays, Portland’s restaurant culture and nightlife is shockingly progressive for a society supposedly stuck in the 90s.
As a recent macbook purchaser and being used to having a 10 year old del that still works/could survive a nuke it scares me that I still like to leave various bottles and cans around my laptop... having something trendy would at least alleviate some of the fear of it drowning in a sea of terrible demise through no fault of my own. :)