For the outdoor traveler, the Scrubba Washbag is an essential. Whether backpacking across Europe, camping on the beaches of Thailand or mountain
climbing in India, washing machine access can be impossible to come by. For people embarking on adventures like one of these, clean clothes are a luxury.
The Scrubba Washbag ($54.95 per bag – 145 grams), however, offers a lightweight, easy-to-use solution to dirty laundry. Inspired by the old-fashioned washboards of years past, this contemporary and compact reimagining needs only a small amount of detergent and fresh water to function. After rolling and deflating the bag, it only requires three minutes of rubbing against the modern, flexible washboard.
The Olive Green Scrubba Wash Bag ($54.95 per bag – 180 grams) is a slightly larger model of the product, able to handle 35 more gallons of laundry, but still pocket-sized. This design is only available for shipping from Hong Kong, however.
The Scrubba Travelers Kit ($89.95 per kit) includes the one missing component from this laundromat substitute: the dryer. In addition to the standard 145-gallon washbag, this kit also includes the Scrubba Travel Towel and the Travel clothes line. The 170-gram microfiber towel works to absorb most of the water in the clothes before they are hung on the 55-inch clothesline, a product complete with suction cups and hooks.
While spring break might look vastly different this year than anticipated as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's not too early to start planning to do some good with your time next spring break. Consider doing volunteer work over spring break 2021.
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.
Much like cities around the world, San Francisco closed its museums and performing arts venues temporarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to technology, those sheltering in place can experience many of these cultural institutions from the comfort of their own homes. Here are the places opening their doors remotely.
THE LABELS ON SOME OF TODAY’S wine bottles sport a relatively new vocabulary, one that explains how the grapes were grown and made into wine. They include such terms as sustainable, organic and biodynamic, among others, and they warrant some explanation. Were the grapes grown by sustainable farming? Were they sprayed with organic fertilizers? Is the wine biodynamic? A number of the terms are new to many consumers. Some are controlled by the U.S. government; others are not. For simple definitions of this relatively new vocabulary, consider the following.