Photo: Arthur Mellor, Courtesy of Tentsile
A great gift has a story to tell – from origin stories with local craftsmen, bringing light to those without electricity, a tree planted with every purchase, or responsible production processes. A great gift can also be the story – like an adventure near or far. These environmentally conscious, sustainable, and innovative products are made with love and passion. The kind of gift you, and the lucky recipient, can feel good about.
Photo: Richard Kelly, Courtesy of Tentsile
What kid hasn’t fantasized about living in a treehouse? Tentsile has transformed that childhood dream into an elegant, and robust, reality. Imagine now if you no longer had to worry about whether rocks would pierce your tent bottom, rain would flood you out, or uneven terrain would have you rolled at a pitch by morning. An added dose of feel-good: for every Tree Tent purchased, Tentsile plants twenty trees. We especially love the two-person, lightweight Flite+ Tree Tent.
Photo: © Ecocapsule Holding
For the traveler who wants to feel at home everywhere, there’s the Ecocapsule. With its own solar cells, wind turbine, and water collection system, it’s a self-sustaining home designed for off-the-grid living. Imagine escaping to anywhere in the world, completely independently, with that perfect someone…
Even though WAYKS just completed a mega-successful Kickstarter campaign, it’s still possible to pre-order the most versatile backpack you’ll encounter in 2019. Their WAYKS One, in black or sand colorways, is a versatile daypack, carry-on, and camera/cooler bag all in one.
Photo: Courtesy of Eagle Creek
Lesser known fact, Eagle Creek was the first company to offer adventure travel backpacks. Today, they offer the best of past and present: durable, experience-driven travel gear combined with sustainable production, like recycled PVB, water-based coatings, and plastic-free packaging. Their packs are ideal for urban excursions or around the world sojourns, especially the series of convertible bags combining the convenience of wheels with the flexibility of a backpack.
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