Sleeping bags can be heavy and bulky, not the sort of thing you want to lug around on a backpacking trip. However, if you buy one of these lightweight models, you’ll be able to pack it with ease.
At more than $400, the Thermarest Hyperion 32 doesn’t come cheap, but it’s a super lightweight bag that will keep you warm down to zero degrees Celsius. It weighs just 460 grams, which means you will hardly notice it’s in your bag, and it packs down to about the same size as a small bottle of water.
If you don’t have hundreds of dollars to splash, try the Vango Ultralite Pro 100. At just $75, it’s a real bargain, weighing 900 grams and boasting an impressive temperature rating of minus 10 degrees Celsius. It’s also compact enough when packed down.
The Mountain Hardwear Lamina -1C is rated to three degrees Celsius, weighing 936 grams and retailing for around $125. That extra weight is due to the use of tough materials that make this bag incredibly durable.
Snugpak’s Adventure Racing Softie is a zero degrees Celsius-rated bag that weighs 750 grams. It offers good value for money at around $140, and while the features are not extraordinary it’s a great all-rounder.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
Netflix has always been stingy when it comes to content. License agreements prevent it from showing its entire catalogue here in the United States. That just means you get new options when you travel overseas. Check out these great shows next time you’re out of the country.
Apple is one of the most popular brands in the world, coming out with high-end products year after year. One of its popular items is the Apple Watch, now on its fifth generation. You can get the watch in Space Black, Gold, Silver and Space Gray. You can also purchase it in two different sizes.
Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.
People need a “chance to get some well-needed rest, relaxation and fresh air.” This is a sentiment we all likely share, as does the European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union. The EC included that phrase when it released its plan to help reopen Europe following the COVID-19 global pandemic. While most EU borders remain closed to international travel until at least mid-June, the EC’s plan starts with inter-Europe travel, and are non-binding recommendations and guidelines. European countries still have the final decision, so travelers are advised to check the restrictions of the countries they plan to visit. According to the EC, “blanket restrictions of free movement are replaced by targeted measures.”