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(UPDATE 11/13: Reposting as this Kickstarter is now on Indiegogo – it’s already funded (over $2MM out of only a $14K goal) and is now scheduled to be shipped this month)

Occasionally I see some interesting travel related products being crowd funded that I think you guys might be interested in.  We’ve talked about Fluent Forever (an app to learn languages), and the Voyage Travel Bag among others. Here’s a few of the travel related crowd funded projects that I’ve seen

Travel related kickstarters:

Today I wanted to talk a bit about Tropic – which says it is the ultimate travel shoe

Tropic Ultimate travel shoe features

The Expeditioner Toiletry bag measures only 6″by10″ (and 3″ deep) but due to a unique design lets you pack quite a bit in there. Here are a few pictures of the Tropic Ultimate travel shoe

and here are some of the features as compared with other types of sneakers

Tropic Ultimate travel shoe video

Here’s a video showing off some of the different options and features of the Tropic Ultimate Travel shoe

Tropic Ultimate travel shoe backing levels and cost

The Tropic Ultimate travel shoe is already fully funded on Kickstarter (over $3.3MM out of the original $14,000 goal), and you can still sign up to back the project Here are a few of the levels that you can back the project at

  • 59 for one pair of Tropic travel shoes (free shipping; retail is $99)
  • 65 for one pair of Tropic travel shoes and a Breeze bag
  • 109 for two pairs of Tropic travel shoes (you can order different sizes / colors)
  • 119 for two pairs of shoes and 2 bags
  • €159 for 3 pairs of shoes
  • €174 for 3 pairs of shoes and 3 bags

And there are additional discounts for ordering 5 or 10 pairs as well

Again, here is the link to back the Tropic Ultimate travel shoe kickstarter

What do you think of this travel shoe?  Planning on backing this?  Leave your experience in the comments!

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