Stab Magazine | Stab Recommends: Five Things To Streamline your Travel Game

Stab Recommends: Five Things To Streamline your Travel Game

Come fly with us.

style // Jun 26, 2019
Words by Stab
Reading Time: 2 minutes

The only way to fine tune your travel game is to hit the road.

No matter how much research you do or how much money you drop on gear, it’s only after roving for a while that you work out how you like to travel, and what you need to make your journey as streamlined as possible. After lugging bags around for the past six months, here’s five things that would make it better.

Superior Craft Haulage 

Buy a top end boardbag. Just do it. Not only do they offer superior protection for your precious crafts, but they’re better designed and therefore far easier to cart around. If there’s a man who knows carting fragile blades around then it’s JJF.  Dude has to carry his crafts same as you, so when he designs a signature range, we listen.

First things first.

Instantly Classic Trunks

One pair, that’s all you need. But, chose a pair that you can surf and feel comfortable lounging around the pool in. These collab shorts from chic Brooklyn store Pilgrim Surf Supply and the ever hip Birdwell Beach Britches are a real thing of beauty. Perfect for brine and chlorine alike.

Damn near perfect. 

The Perfect Mandals

Finding a leather mandal that doesn’t make you look like a philosophy student isn’t easy, but the quest is over thanks to Former and Vans. If you’re on the road having a pair of slips is essential, and these far outrank Havs or three stripes.

Embrace two strapping.

Nifty Holdall 

Surfers make good luggage designers. The new Octopus range is testament to that. Take this tote: waterproof, durable, a simplistic design that’s fit for carry on, the supermarket, city or the beach. 

More than useful.


Everyday Java Maker 

Without doubt the best travelling coffee maker. No glass, minimal cleaning, all you need is the ability to boil water (and ground coffee). Pours a silky brew too.

Morning maker.


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