Interview with Chez Brungraber: Creator of the HOBOROLL

I wanted my items (gear, clothing) to be more organized and more accessible while traveling, especially when living out of a backpack. I loved stuff sacks and packing cubes, but wished they could do more for me. So, I took a stuff sack, and segmented it. The HOBOROLL was born – giving me the organization and efficiency I always needed.

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Specifically, I tested the iPhone bike mount, the Waterproof Case for iPhone5, and the float accessory.

The mount arrived in sleek packaging, complete with easy-to-comprehend directions. Attaching it was quick and simple. Once I fastened it to my handlebar, I simply popped my phone into the Lifedge waterproof case, which then attached directly to the mount. Snapping the case into the mount on either side, I had no doubts that my phone was secure.

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Spanning a short 192 pages, Angelou tells snippets of her life in a series of 28 essays and poems. Angelou was 81 years-old when when Letter to My Daughter was published. Her life experiences shine in this collection dedicated to “the thousands of daughters” that she has all around the world.

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What are you supposed to do if you love to ride bikes but have a teensy car (like this Honda Fit) and no external bike rack? Our friends at CycleRest generously sent over an innovative new product for us to try out that tackles this very issue. Usually we just open the hatchback, take off the …

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Jillian Mann and Kyla Trethewey stopped daydreaming and did it. They dropped everything, bought an old RV off of Craigslist, and headed off on a road trip across the U.S.. Check out their story here, then zoom over to their inspiring website, Our Wild Abandon.

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Because there’s nothing quite like a strong female vocalist singing alongside a melodious tune being tickled out from the ivories. Lacrymosa – Weltschmerz (Smitten Song) Gorgeous song, gorgeous video featuring orchestral accompaniment from Mason Jar Music. Alicia Keys – If I Ain’t Got You One of her best love songs. Jessie Parker Early – Break …

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Photos of modern-day vagabonds riding the rails, sketches of Roman architecture, polar explorations, American banjo pickings married to Chinese lyrics, and dissections of NYC’s underground world are just some of topics covered in this series of talks compiled to stir up your sense of wonder and, maybe, compel you to wander.

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hether you’re stuck at home this summer or road tripping across the country, cooped up in an office most of the week or exploring the great outdoors, it’s my opinion that you should be devoting a chunk of your summer to leisure reading. Here are several recommendations to get your literary adventuring started. There’s something …

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Craving some of The Head and the Heart’s music, but you’ve managed to wear down the grooves in their title album and aren’t crazy about their new one, Let’s Be Still? We sympathize. And we’re on the case. Fur Coat Blues – Jamestown Revival Is it just me, or is the similarity eerie? Your Children’s …

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