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Top 45 Travel Ideas in August

From Portable Pig-Themed Rentals to Avocado-Shaped Accommodations

— August 17, 2019 — World
From wooden cabins shaped like pigs to avocado-inspired campers, the August 2019 travel trends reveal that consumers are constantly on the hunt for unique accommodations.

With the rise of Airbnb, there has been a growing number of consumers eschewing hotels and hostels for unusual homes and apartments. In turn, brands have been capitalizing on this shift by creating branded Airbnb experiences. For instance, the UK-based cider company Orchard Pig recently teamed up with Airbnb to create a pig-shaped cabin called the Pig Pod. Similarily, Booking.com decided to celebrate National Avocado Day with an avocado-style camper van called the Avo-Condo.

But perhaps one of the most unique accommodations highlighted by the August 2019 travel trends is the real home of the iconic painter Claude Monet, which can be rented out for a cool $201 USD per night.
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Comfort-Focused Camera Bags
Comfort-Focused Camera Bags
Alotech's New Camera Bag Was Designed for Wildlife Photographers
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Mountable Weatherproof Lights
Mountable Weatherproof Lights
Lobo Light Can Be Strategically Placed for Multi-Directional Light
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43
Personable Travel Agencies
Personable Travel Agencies
Infinity Global Travel Puts Emphasis on Its Highly Skilled Staff
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42
Travel-Friendly Down Comforters
Travel-Friendly Down Comforters
The Commuter Down Throw is Easy to Transport & Responsibly Sourced
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41
Durable All-Terrain Suitcases
Durable All-Terrain Suitcases
The SIX is a Carry-On Collection Designed for Effortless Travel
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40
Carbon-Offsetting Travel Programs
Carbon-Offsetting Travel Programs
KLM's Fly Responsibly Invites People to Reduce Their Footprint
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39
State-Wide Distillery Tours
State-Wide Distillery Tours
The Colorado Spirits Trail Highlights the City's Best Distilleries
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Herbal Anti-Fatigue Remedies
Herbal Anti-Fatigue Remedies
Voyage is a Natural Herbal Remedy That Alleviates Jet Lag
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37
Gourmet Inflight Kids Meals
Gourmet Inflight Kids Meals
Lufthansa Reworked Its Airline Menu with a Michelin-Starred Chef
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36
Breathable Performance Outerwear
Breathable Performance Outerwear
Smartloft X is a Great Choice for Outdoor High-Intensity Activity
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35
Connected Community Diving Apps
Connected Community Diving Apps
H2O Globe Launches Diving-Centric App 'Made By Divers for Divers'
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Branded Multi-Person Tattoos
Branded Multi-Person Tattoos
Travel Site Momondo Invited 61 People to Create 'The World Piece'
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Inaugural Space Luggage
Inaugural Space Luggage
Horizn Studios Designed the Horizn ONE to Celebrate the Moon Landing
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LGBTQ+-Centric App Updates
LGBTQ+-Centric App Updates
This Tinder Update is Meant to Act as a Safequard for LGBTQ+ Users
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Chef-Crafted Airline Meals
Chef-Crafted Airline Meals
Air France Will Be Serving Michelin-Star Meals by Chef Daniel Rose
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30
Waste-Powered Thermal Baths
Waste-Powered Thermal Baths
June Tong Proposes an Thermal and Eco-Friendly Bath for the Arctic
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29
Weekend Travel Deal-Finding Platforms
Weekend Travel Deal-Finding Platforms
'Jetcheater' Continuously Searches Airlines for Deals
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Knick-Knack Exchange Shops
Knick-Knack Exchange Shops
Barclays' Souvenir Swap Shop Lets People Trade Tchotchkes for Cash
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Story-Sharing Smart Luggage
Story-Sharing Smart Luggage
Eagle Creek's NFC-Connected Bags Reveal Places a Traveler Has Been
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Hard-Case Carry-On Suitcases
Hard-Case Carry-On Suitcases
Off-White Launches a Standalone Set of Luggage Designs
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Travel-Friendly Compact Tricycles
Travel-Friendly Compact Tricycles
The Liki Trike Fits Easily in a Trunk or Airplane Overhead Bin
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Beauty Consultation Cafes
Beauty Consultation Cafes
Japan's MARU Shares Beauty Samples, Support & Info with Tourists
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Traveler Social Clubs
Traveler Social Clubs
The Jetlag Social Club Suggests Activities Based on Energy Level
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Singapore-Inspired Vodkas
Singapore-Inspired Vodkas
Absolut Singapore Celebrates the City with a Botanical Aesthetic
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21
Animated Landmark Lenses
Animated Landmark Lenses
Snapchat's Landmarker Brings the NYC Statue of Liberty to Life
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Senior-Friendly VR Travel Experiences
Senior-Friendly VR Travel Experiences
The University of Tokyo Makes Tech Increasingly Accessible
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Rentable Impressionist Artist-Owned Houses
Rentable Impressionist Artist-Owned Houses
Airbnb is Now Listing Claude Monet's House as an Option
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Protective Compression Packing Pouches
Protective Compression Packing Pouches
The Trakke Foulden Packing Cubes Maximize Luggage Space
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Commuter-Friendly Travel Bags
Commuter-Friendly Travel Bags
Solo New York Boasts the Ultra-Versatile Downtown Travel Collection
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16
Analog Trip-Tracking Journals
Analog Trip-Tracking Journals
The Wandrd Travel Journal Helps with Trip Planning and Documenting
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15
Cocoon-Like Elegant Hotel Bars
Cocoon-Like Elegant Hotel Bars
Bryan O'Sullivan Studio Facilitates a Cozy Atmosphere in This Bar
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14
Portable Smart Wifi Devices
Portable Smart Wifi Devices
Skyroam Launches the Skyroam Solis X WiFi Smartspot
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13
Contemporary Patterned Hotels
Contemporary Patterned Hotels
The Menhaden Hotel is Inspired by the Heritage of Greenport Village
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12
Cockpit-Themed Hotel Rooms
Cockpit-Themed Hotel Rooms
Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu's 'Superior Cockpit Room' is a Cockpit Replica
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11
Portable Pig-Themed Rentals
Portable Pig-Themed Rentals
Orchard Pig Cider's 'Pig Pod' is a Wooden Pig-Shaped Cabin for Rent
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10
Avocado-Shaped Accomodations
Avocado-Shaped Accomodations
Booking.com Created the 'Avo-Condo' to Appeal to Avocado Lovers
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9
Double-Compression Packing Cubes
Double-Compression Packing Cubes
Qubix 2 is a Compression Packing Cube That Hangs for Easy Travel
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Earthy Luxe Hotel Branding
Earthy Luxe Hotel Branding
Hotel SEPP Communicates Luxury with a Twist Through Branding Practices
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Expedition Vehicle Rental Services
Expedition Vehicle Rental Services
Pacific Overlander Offers Access to 4x4 Vehicles for Adventures
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6
Apartment-Inspired Hotel Designs
Apartment-Inspired Hotel Designs
Studio Tamat and Sabina Guidotti Curate a Boutique Hotel in Rome
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5
Transformative Travel Backpacks
Transformative Travel Backpacks
HYLETE's Carry-On Backpack Suits Short Trips & Long Getaways
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4
Portable Personal Safes
Portable Personal Safes
Master Lock's Portable Safe Secures Small Valuables on the Go
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3
Hyper-Organized Stylish Travel Backpacks
Hyper-Organized Stylish Travel Backpacks
The Highlander Enjoys a High Level of Sophistication
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2
Efficient Off-Grid Camper Vans
Efficient Off-Grid Camper Vans
The Hymer DuoCar S is Perfect for Single Travelers or Couples
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1
Secret Icelandic Solstice Festivals
Secret Icelandic Solstice Festivals
Sol Beer Invited Us to 'Taste the Sun' and Explore Iceland
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