In an era of e-books, some may question the relevance of libraries, but here we have some of the dopest libraries around the globe boasting privileged architecture with lavish, church-like art and design. Scout Life. Sendai Mediatheque | Sendai, Japan Mafra National Palace Library | Mafra, Portugal Royal Portuguese Reading Room | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Bibliotheca Alexandrina […]Read more "Scout Guide: Dope Libraries"
Airbus Corporate Jets collabs with Italian hypercar manufacturer Pagani to create a new interior for its ACJ319 private jet. Infinito offers shell-shaped valances & walls between cabin zones that switch opaque to transparent, natural soft leather carpeting, wooden flooring, man-made carbon fibre furniture & wall-frames, sculpted metal features emulating Pagani’s hypercars, and a sky ceiling […]Read more "Airbus + Pagani + Infinito Jet"
Banff National Park, Canada The glacial lakes in Canada’s first national park have some of the bluest water you’ve ever seen. Even if you’re not particularly outdoorsy, you can still admire the views from one of the cozy and luxurious lakeside lodges throughout the park, like the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Pitons, St Lucia These two […]Read more "Scout Guide: 25 Most Gorgeous Places"
East Japan Railway Company introduces a 10-car sightseeing train designed by Ken Okuyama [who designed the Ferrari Enzo at Pininfarina]. The Shiki-Shima Train is an ultra-luxurious sleeper transporting service allowing passengers to experience the Japanese countryside accompanied by an Eastern Japan cuisine in their dining room, an airy lounge, 2 glass-lined [ceiling & walls] observatory cars, […]Read more "Shiki-Shima Train"
Norwegian Cruiseline introduces its latest luxury cruiser, and it just so happens to be the world’s largest weighing in at 3.6 times heavier than the Titanic. The Norwegian Joy carries 3,850 passengers and features a Ferrari go-kart racetrack that hosts straights, overpasses, & figure 8’s. Scout Life.Read more "Norwegian Joy"
Luggage brand TUMI collabs with British swimwear brand Orlebar Brown for an innovative yet playful luggage collection. Known for their modern, tailored swim shorts & photographic prints, the series is nothing short of fantastic for Summer 17. Inspired by 1960s poolside utopia with Slim Aaron’s iconic pics of Riviera & Palm Beach life, the 4-piece […]Read more "TUMI + Orlebar Brown Collection"
Whether you’re boxing, cycling, or doing yoga, in the latest edition of The Knowledge, we check out the world’s dopes & most instagrammable gyms: BLOK, LONDON The hackneyed phrase “achingly hip” is applied to pretty much everything in modish east London, but rarely as accurately – or literally – as in the case of this […]Read more "The Knowledge: Dope Gyms"
Catching a wave on the West Coast, from Monterey Bay to Newport Beach, in the latest edition of On The Road, we check out the seven best surf spots: It started with a chance encounter in Hawaii. In 1907, Mr Jack London, the Californian adventurer and writer, had arrived in the islands aboard his schooner, the Snark, when he marvelled at a […]Read more "On The Road: Cali’s Surf Scene"
The Elk currency app uses your location and automatically selects the correct currency, then displays a table of common values along with their USD equivalents. The app is also available for Apple Watch, allowing you to get quick conversions for a specific amount with the use of the digital crown. Scout Life. FreeRead more "Elk App"
Sitting on 600 acres near the Arizona / Utah border, this valley resort is desolate, gorgeous, and the perfect hidden gem blending with its surroundings. The Amangiri Resort offers 34 suites & multi-bedroom homes featuring minimal decor, spectacular mesa & desert views, private pools, sky terraces, a gallery, a spa, and a centerpiece swimming pool built around […]Read more "Amangiri Resort"
Street artists and muralists transform cities into outdoor galleries and here’s a few dope walls that will definitely make your pictures perfect: PAUL SMITH https://www.instagram.com/p/BRo-U1eB3ue/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=7#%7B%22ci%22%3A0%2C%22os%22%3A5607.7%7D Where To Find It: 8221 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90046, USA RAINBOW WALL https://www.instagram.com/p/jPeMThzDAc/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=7#%7B%22ci%22%3A1%2C%22os%22%3A5611%7D Where To Find It: Fleet Alley, Brooklyn, New York 11201, USA T2 BUILDING https://www.instagram.com/p/BQvCCW0g_yO/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=7#%7B%22ci%22%3A2%2C%22os%22%3A5613.2%7D Where To Find […]Read more "Picture-Perfect Walls"
From a ranch in Cali to a rooftop in Athens, in the latest edition of Mr Porter Eats, we have a few spots for outdoor dining: Outstanding In The Field at Jolie Vue Farm in Brenham, Texas, October 2016. Photograph by Ms Ilana Freddye. Courtesy of Outstanding In The Field Words by Mr Samuel Muston, Deputy […]Read more "Scout Guide: Dope Alfresco Dining"
When you’re by yourself, you find yourself. In the latest edition of On The Road, we check out the eight best trips to do on your own: Motorbiking in the Atlas Mountains. Photograph courtesy of Wheels of Morocco The open road, the wind in your hair, the diary entries and sketches, the spontaneous conversations and flashes of uncomplicated […]Read more "Scout Guide: Dope Solo Trips"
In the latest edition of On The Road, we have the guide to the best hideaways for courting and coupling: La Réserve, Paris. Photograph by Mr Grégoire Gardette. Courtesy of La Réserve Paris Words by Mr Simon Usborne For all their history and cultural significance, hotels are a pretty recent addition to our lives. Sure, there were inns through […]Read more "Scout Guide: Sexiest Hotels in the World"
Louis Vuitton collab with New York’s Supreme for a bold fall/winter streetwear collection. The diverse, quintessential collection nods to Manhattan’s most-notable artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Julian Schnabel, Keith Haring, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Andy Warhol being uptown and downtown. Artists and musicians, friends and heroes. Scout Life. July 2017Read more "Louis Vuitton + Supreme FW17 Series"
Located in the old town of Palma de Mallorca is a modern boutique hotel taking a minimalist approach on design, while still offering a unique experience. The Puro Hotel Palma offers 22 rooms, renovated by OHLAB, featuring natural materials like cement, limestone, oak, hemp, aged leather, & linen; traditional upholstery like raffia carpets, majorcan looms, […]Read more "Puro Hotel Palma"
Kristen Iversen takes us through Brooklyn to sample the best burgers they have to offer: Hard Time Sundaes: We’ve raved about this burger before, strongly advising any and all meat-lovers to make the trek out to a Walgreen’s parking lot in Mill Basin, just to try one of the essential Brooklyn burgers. Well, now, Andrew Zurica’s unforgettable creation […]Read more "Brooklyn Burgers"
Tracy Staedter from Discovery News collabs with Randy Olson to create the ideal and most efficient road trip route across the United States. The parameters were A) the trip must stop in each of the 48 contiguous states, and B) every stop must be a National Landmark, Historic Site, National Park, or National Monument. Here’s the full list in order: Grand Canyon, […]Read more "Scout Guide: The Ultimate US Road Trip"
In the latest edition of On The Road, we check out seven naturally occurring bubble baths around the globe: Blue Lagoon, Iceland. Photograph courtesy of Blue Lagoon Every continent on Earth is home to rumbling geothermal activity. Along the fault lines between tectonic plates, the water heated by the planet’s mantle can seep to the surface […]Read more "Scout Guide: World’s Dopest Hot Springs"
Snøhetta designs an incredible lookout-point in Dovrefjell National Park to take a moment and absorb the gorgeous views of the Dovrefjell mountain range – Europe’s last remaining wild reindeer herds. The Norwegian Wild Reindeer Pavilion is a stark design to embody the surrounding landscape. Its rectangular shape is in direct contrast with its inner curved […]Read more "Snøhetta Viewpoint"
The Parachute Hotel is a one-of-a-kind accommodation designed in Venice Beach by international craftsmen, using high-quality materials from simple, luxurious sheet sets to towels and throws, which are also offered in their Parachute Home store. Its 2,200 sq ft penthouse offers a spacious master bedroom, open floor plan with kitchen, & an outdoor patio w/fireplace. […]Read more "Parachute Hotel"
The Adventure Travel Trade Association releases this year’s best destinations for adventure travel based on 10 categories like cultural resources, natural resources, tourism infrastructure, & safety. Check out the top 5 ranked by region, while the rest are here: #1- Iceland #2- Germany #3- New Zealand #4- Norway #5- SwitzerlandRead more "Scout Guide: 2016 ATDI"
West Elm announces their plans to open 5 boutique hotels around the US. West Elm Hotels will start off in Savannah, Charlotte, Detroit, Minneapolis, and Indianapolis and serve as a lower competition to mid-size boutique hotels. The hotels will offer 100 to 250 rooms, suited in their signature decor. Scout Life. $175-400/nightRead more "West Elm Hotels"
We understand that no man is created equal. Hence we’ve done our darned best to track down a diverse number of things to see and do around Sydney town: FILM The Hurt Business Given the global success of MMA, it was only a matter of time before someone took a closer look behind the scenes once the bright lights […]Read more "Scout Guide: October in Sydney"
In the latest edition of On The Road, we check out the seven best new city hotels: Casa Bonay Hotel Entrance. Photograph by Mr Nacho Alegre. Courtesy of Casa Bonay There’s a time for desert island escapades, and a time for countryside retreats. But the autumn – a new term, a new uniform, a new purpose in our […]Read more "On The Road: Dope New City Hotels"
Designed for remote areas and/or spaces with no shading, No Bake Tent offers a dope solution to stay cool while temporarily residing in the great outdoors. Its outer layer features a reflective material that blocks 90% of infrared & visible light rays, allowing you to stay warm and dark inside. The tent is 6’6″ tall and […]Read more "No Bake Tent"
In the latest edition of On The Road, we check out the world’s best hikes for beginners. Because every Sir Edmund Hillary has to start somewhere – so why not make it one of the finest walks on Earth: The MacLehose Trail, Hong Kong. Photograph by Mr Raymond Hau Saint Jerome once famously said, “Solvitur […]Read more "Scout Guide: Dope Beginners Hikes"
Living the Scout Life is all about Formation. When family stands together, as one, nothing can stop or come between them. Congratulations to the newlyweds Garan & Salwa Dickson. Your celebration was hella dope and I was honored to be a part of it. #SalwaNGaranNiceWedding Special thanks to Essence Magazine. Special thanks to the Monte-Carlo Casino. Road Rules […]Read more "+Living The Scout Life"
Located on the side of a mountain in northern Italy is a hotel from the 1930’s rebuilt + remodeled to offer the perfect mixture of modern amenities + rich history. The Miramonti Hotel is a sleek, minimalist jewel of an abode featuring rooms, lofts, & suites, along with restaurants, full-service spas, saunas, and the dopest […]Read more "Miramonti Boutique Hotel"