Travel bags are not just about functionality; travelers want them to look good, too. New, chic line travel bags from TORRAIN are functional and fashionable,as well as made from recycled and reused materials.
The bags are made from feedbags, magazines and cement bags, designed in Portland, Ore., and crafted by artisans in Cambodia. There’s a bag perfect for any excursion. TORRAIN offers three sizes of duffel bags with side cargo pockets, a removable nylon strap and interior pockets. The Bowler Bag is perfect for a traveler on the go who wants to keep necessities handy; it offers interior and exterior pockets with a removable strap. The Sling Back is hands-free, roomy and comfortable, offering many pockets and a padded strap.
Founder Nyla Jano found inspiration to launch the bag line on a 2009 visit to a Cambodian night market, struck by a local woman’s innovative use of recycled materials. Today, TORRAIN ensures the wellbeing of artisans while encouraging unique and vibrant style paired with a global conscious.
Thailand's Elephant PooPoo Paper Park is taking recycling to a whole new level. By developing a symbiotic relationship with elephants that promotes sustainability, it is producing cute and functional paper products and clothing while providing much-needed jobs for locals in Thailand's rural communities. Thailand developed a system of taking elephant waste and converting it into products that are not only practical, but also environmentally friendly.
The Sunshine State offers plenty of new things to do and see this year, as well as quite a few new places to stay.
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.