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Maker Infrastructure

It wasn’t long ago we marveled that our phones packed tech into our pockets that the Pentagon couldn’t have dreamed of a decade earlier. These communication superpowers we now take for granted are just one aspect of a new ‘Maker Infrastructure’...

User Profile – Dave Randag / Director of Photography

Dave Randag is on the move more than 200 days a year. He’s filmed everything from petrol smugglers in Colombia to polar bears in the Arctic, to exotic dream homes in Hawaii as a freelance Director of Photography for HBO, Viceland, Nat Geo Wild, History,...

Minaal Partner Bundle Photo Contest

Partner Bundle Photo Contest We’ve just launched Partner Bundles and to kick things off we’re hosting a photo contest that celebrates, uh… togetherness. YOUR Grand prize GEAR UPGRADE FOR TWO:   SNAP/PHOTOSHOP YOUR ‘PARTNER BUNDLE’...

Minaal Crew – Hiking the Mountains

Stealth Hiking Backpacks No matter if you’re traveling like a local or just keeping it local, it’s never the wrong time to tackle something massive, like a mountain or two. The Carry-on 2.0 and Daily look may look ‘all sleek and city-like,’ but under their...

User Interview – Elke Reva Sudin, Drawing Booth

It started a few months ago… I was scrolling around on Instagram, dropping likes, comments and (at least) partially (I hope) intelligible emoji combos when one particular photo jumped out at me. I’d seen ‘glamor shots’ of Minaal gear in epic locations, posed...

Minaal Accessories – Video Walkthrough

You need to unpack the instant you hit the hotel so you don’t miss a thing at the conference, but you want your clothes to stay organized. You need to rock a pair of hip pads for a hike – then stow them out of sight for a meeting. You need to...

How To Keep Your Passport Safe

Tips, Tricks, and Hacks for How To Keep Your Passport Safe When Traveling. Passport battle scars are awesome – until you’re detained for questioning. By the spring of 2011, my little blue book was a work-in-progress. After the magnitude 9.1 Tōhoku earthquake and...