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Word of Mouth: Port Douglas, Australia: Two nearby World Heritage Sites and a watersport-driven coastline make this Aussie town an outdoor adventure launch pad

Word of Mouth: Port Douglas, Australia


by Jocelyn Voo

Often overshadowed by Cairns, a neighboring—somewhat hectic—tourist town, Port Douglas is a reprieve for those desiring the big outdoor adventure of Tropical North Queensland with the kick-back roots of a sleepy fisherman’s town. Not……

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In the Field with Aether Apparel: Testing the premium outdoor brand’s latest gear in interior British Columbia’s remote ranges

In the Field with Aether Apparel

After a few flights, a couple hours in the car, a short jaunt in a helicopter and a ride in a steamy snowcat, we found ourselves overlooking British Columbia’s Selkirk Mountains, surrounded by untracked powder without a lodge or any mark of human……

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2014 Festival of Lights, Lyon : Highlights from the annual four-day event that transforms the French city into a luminous outdoor art gallery

2014 Festival of Lights, Lyon

Light festivals—from the spiritually steeped Hindu holiday Diwali to the newer contemporary art-focused events like SIGNAL in Prague—have become much-loved around the world. Regardless of race, religion or geographic location, there’s a shared human……

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Interview: Davis Smith of Cotopaxi: Inside the innovative social business combining global causes with outdoor gear that’s built and designed to last

Interview: Davis Smith of Cotopaxi

The desire to see the world, step outside one’s own boundaries and see how others live is human nature. Davis Smith, founder and CEO of socially conscious outdoor company Cotopaxi, spent much of his childhood outside his native US in developing countries……

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Minimalist Sportswear from Outdoor Voices: Technical design meets casual styling, in this progressive line of athletic apparel

Minimalist Sportswear from Outdoor Voices

Striking a balance between technical sportswear and casual apparel, NYC-based Outdoor Voices is rethinking the way we suit up for workouts. The young brand’s line of men’s and women’s athletic apparel is packed with technical, sports-focused features……

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2014 OUTDOOR Urban Art Festival in Rome: 15 artists from six different countries come together for NUfactory’s ephemeral celebration of street art

2014 OUTDOOR Urban Art Festival in Rome


At the recent private preview of the OUTDOOR Urban Art Festival in Rome, we were approached by two men in their 60s while we stood outside of the massive gates of an abandoned house in San…

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Word of Mouth: Bellingham: A James Beard-awarded chef, local craft brews and outdoor adventures in Washington’s scenic bayside town

Word of Mouth: Bellingham


One of the portals to that hypnotically beautiful chain of Pacific Northwestern islands known as the San Juans, Bellingham, Washington offers a dazzling array of outdoor pursuits for the hundreds of rugged young people who descend on this little town every year. While many attend college at Western Washington University,…

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FireSLEEVE Waterproof Lighter: A simple solution to keeping basic Bic lighters safe and secure for outdoor adventures

FireSLEEVE Waterproof Lighter


With fall officially upon those in the northern hemisphere, cold weather camping season has arrived as well. Few images propel us into the outdoors quite like that of a warm campfire with friends. While classic flint and…

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The Indoor and Outdoor FollowMe Lamp from Marset: A modern, lantern-like table lamp designed to let you roam your home

The Indoor and Outdoor FollowMe Lamp from Marset


Barcelona is known for its flair—in natural geography, architecture and style of the city’s inhabitants. With this in mind, it’s no surprise one of the most exciting companies in lighting at the moment hails from the coastal…

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Horse Cycles’ Camping Knife: Brooklyn’s talented bike-builder introduces a carbon steel knife to aid in outdoor adventures

Horse Cycles' Camping Knife


Earlier this year, we met Thomas Callahan of Horse Cycles. While visiting his workshop, we learned the man is truly capable with a bit of steel, and his skills…

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