Hotel Skeppsholmen

Stockholm's island city-center retreat for the modern design traveler

A serene retreat in the heart of Stockholm with modern Scandinavian style, the recently-opened Hotel Skeppsholmen makes a welcome addition to the more glitzy and bustling options in the area. Its tiny island location lends the 81-room spot its name, along with views of the water, a park-like setting, neighboring museums, and just enough distance from the city center to feel calm but not isolated. …

TravelTeq Trash Briefcase

A first-class leather briefcase designed for today's frequent flier

While Steven Alan lays claim to the ultimate travel bag, globetrotters looking for the ideal briefcase would be hard pressed to beat this Belgian company’s first offering. Focused squarely on frequent-flier-mile-collectors, the TravelTeq smartly designed their Trash briefcase to combat the nuisances of airports in a handsome package. Individually handmade in Italy with Florentine Vachette leather, the Trash comes with water-resistant nylon lining in a …

Jansport Heritage Series

Our two fave picks of the classic limited-edition bags in Jansport's Heritage Series

by James Ryang Pretty much anyone who went to school in the U.S. has had a Jansport backpack at some point in their life. If it could get books from point A to point B, while withstanding endless tosses over shoulders and the travails of school, it worked. Function, simple design, and durability have always been the key elements to Jansport’s enduring relevance as the …