Best of CH 2021: Travel

Inspiring destinations both near and far in a year when we reconsidered what travel means

Over the last two years our relationship with travel has been upended. Though it may still provide inspiration and we might continue to dream of destinations at earth’s end, concerns over health and the safety of those around us have influenced what we’re capable of doing and when. The trips we highlight below were taken with utmost caution and although those expeditions are now over, …

AFROSURF Gift Set

Comprising the first book dedicated to Africa’s surf culture, AFROSURF, a sticker set and Mami Wata’s Rose Street 2.0 shirt, the The AFROSURF Gift Set is a vibrant collection of items. The book—packed with over 50 essays, photographs, poems and thought pieces—provides a comprehensive look into the spirit of surfing throughout Africa. This spirit is also imbued in the cotton shirt (available in size XS …

Ultra-Soft Swim Fins

From Yucca Fins, these flippers have been designed by Sean Starky and crafted from premium, natural gum rubber that’s super-flexible, soft and provides extra comfort. The longer rails contribute to better water channeling, while the tie-dye design means they stand out. Available in size XS to 3XL, these swim fins are for anybody who wants to swim or paddle for longer and further but they …