Lodekka

A '65 double-decker bus puts Portland's latest vintage shop on wheels

On the corner of Williams and Failing in northeast Portland, OR, a newly-restored double-decker bus gleams in the early afternoon sunlight. People walking to any of the nearby cafes and restaurants take out their iPhones and take pictures as they pass. “I have the greatest job in the world,” said the owner, Erin Sutherland, who restored the bus with the help of a few friends …

Baggu Zips Givewaway

Tweet to win Baggu's new Zips

Baggu continues to provide solutions to all our storage challenges with every new product the eco-friendly bag creates. The newest addition is a series of zippered bags in four different sizes and sundry colorways and patterns. Zips, as they’re called, keep anything you put in it secure, both at home and while roaming. The set of three small ($8) or medium ($12) Zip bags are …

Wanderfly

Make travel planning effortless with a new user-friendly site

Simplifying the art of travel planning, the new website Wanderfly helps people choose an adventure best suited to their interests. Co-founder Evan Schneyer, who was personally frustrated with online user experience, explains they created Wanderfly because “We believe the fun should start from the very moment you decide to go.” The recommendation engine generates information from partners like Expedia, Foursquare, Not For Tourists, Lonely Planet …