CH Edition: Backsberg Estate Cellars Safari Collection

Enjoy our six favorite wines from the South African producer

For our second CH Edition Zambia photo safari this summer, we wanted our guests to have as local an experience as possible. We asked our friend Simon Back, who heads up marketing at his family’s South African winery, to join our group and share some of the great wines they produce. Our meals and traditional sundowners were much more enjoyable with his pairings and insights, …

Cool Hunting Video: Q&Q SmileSolar Watches on CH Edition Zambia 2014

Our most exclusive collaboration yet: a limited edition solar-powered timepiece for students in Mfuwe

When we first saw the colorful SmileSolar watches from Japanese brand Q&Q we felt they were the perfect partner to work with on our CH Edition trip to Zambia. Fortunately, they loved the idea of joining us on safari and, more importantly, helped us do something special for the secondary school students in Mfuwe—the remote village bordering the national park where most of the families …

Cool Hunting Video: CH Edition Zambia 2014

We hosted another incredible safari, this time with a stronger focus on the Mfuwe community

After hosting our first successful Cool Hunting Edition trip to Africa in summer 2012, the CH team was eager to design another trip and revisit Zambia with a new group two years later. Embedded in the wilderness of South Luangwa National Park, our guests enjoyed safari excursions each day and returned to the luxurious accommodations of The Bushcamp Company by night. Similar to our last …

Cool Hunting c/o Quarterly Co: Shipment Eight

The latest gifts are inspired by Africa and give back to the people and communities who crafted them

The most recent iteration of Cool Hunting’s Quarterly Co. will be reaching mailboxes soon, and it’s one we’re especially excited about. CHQ8 is born from our 2012 trip to Africa—an experience that educated, shaped and changed us. In Zambia the CH team met Malafian Chimungu—a now 16-year-old boy who makes animal figurines from snare wire. Not only is he creating something beautiful—it’s in great contrast …

Best of CH 2012: Five Travel Pairings

Our most memorable destinations and a proper piece of luggage to complement the trip

This year, like many before it, travel played a central role in the stories we found and the people we met. Not to mention the equipment we had the pleasure of traveling with. Knowing very well that the perfect piece of luggage can make or break a travel experience we’ve selected five favorite bags to present alongside five of our most memorable destinations. Zambia As …