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Responsible Campervanning

At last years World Travel Market in London, I had a useful conversation with the people at the Visit Iceland stand. I suggested the idea of writing an article on responsible campervanning around Iceland. There are numerous issues on the island with the local population not too happy. I’m glad to see that they obviously thought it a good idea, running a competition earlier this year for people to do exactly that.As an experienced camper and active campervanning participant, I have an...

How to brew better coffee at home (and save money) in 5 easy steps

No longer settle for mediocre coffee at home. Follow these instructions and you can have the perfect brew. </caption>For the sake of argument, let’s say you spend $2 every morning for a small — or to use the company’s Orwellian Doublespeak, a “tall” — cup of coffee at Starbucks. Without blinking an eye, you’ve spent $60 a month on your caffeine fix.And that doesn’t even take into account the travel costs, the tips and the potential lack of willpower to resist the caramel macchiato with...

Xiaomi’s latest crowdfunding product is Super Filter Kettle L1, priced around $38

Home &gt News &gt Xiaomi's latest crowdfunding product is Super Filter Kettle L1, priced around $38After the endless lifestyle product launches this year, Xiaomi now has a new crowdfunding product, called Super Filter Kettle L1. It is essentially is a portable filter that sterilizes and purifies water in just three minutes.Lately, Xiaomi has been launching one lifestyle product after another under its umbrella of incubated startups. After launching the Mi Pen, the Mi Umbrella and...

15 Gallon BrewBuilt™ Brewing Kettle

Designed for Brewing. Built to Last.  The new line of Brewbuilt  kettles, made from 304 stainless steel, offers an unparalleled mix of features for the price. At the very top of the list are two welded-in place couplers that offer a lifetime of leak free use.  As you can imagine, welding in a coupler costs more than punching a hole and using a gasketed (ie weld-less) fitting. Welded fittings offer a permanent connection that to us is worth every penny.  The second unique...