Flying

A social iPhone app for keeping track of upcoming trips

The airline industry has achieved a new level of universal hatred in recent years, and it has little do with TSA restrictions. Surprise fees, security management akin to cattle herding and consistently poor customer service turns what should be an exciting adventure into a painful voyage. In an attempt to bring a bit of positivity back to the act of air travel, a group of …

The Oasis Clubhouse

South America's stylish travel site adds social utility with a Buenos Aires flagship

With both attuned expats and locals on the ground, boutique hospitality company Oasis Collections is doing the necessary footwork to create a highly selective portfolio of attractive properties around South America. The Airbnb-like service evolved in 2009 as way of offering discerning travelers a plethora of luxurious digs, all safely approved by a like-minded team helmed by American entrepreneur Parker Stanberry. Oasis has since distinguished …

Cool Hunting Capsule Video: Collection

Our video on conceptual artist Rirkrit Tiravanija and his newest video project

by Aphakai Rirkrit Tiravanija has continuously proven himself to be at the forefront of modern conceptual art. Extremely social in nature, Tiravanija’s exhibitions range from feeding gallery-goers to recording footage of a road trip and displaying it, along with the car that made the journey, for everyone to see. In this video, Cool Hunting talks to the artist about his current project as part of …

Le Dîner en Blanc

Paris' secret renegade picnic takes its all-white affair to NYC

Good weather in Paris always brings out an army of picnickers carrying folding chairs and baskets. But when Parisians-in-the-know descended on the Louvre courtyard last week, they were actually participating in an annual dining event that’s some 20 years old. Known as “Le Dîner en Blanc, the city’s clandestine dinner party attracts a crowd dressed entirely in white that comes together at an undisclosed location …

Telegramstop

by Laura Neilson As older methods of correspondence become more obsolete in today's digital age, TelegramStop brings the best of the old and the new world. Through the company's website, anyone can send vintage-era telegram to any country in the world for a flat fee of $4.70. After typing in a message on TelegramStop's homepage and previewing how the telegram will look, it's dispatched via …