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This Collapsible Electric Kettle Is Perfect for Car Camping

The Voyager, a new electric kettle that appeared recently on Kickstarter, promises to save coffee lovers space on the road.


The words “packable” and “lightweight” easily apply to down jackets, sleeping bags, tents and other fabric-based outdoor gear. But kettles? Not so much, and yet you could rightly pin them to a new electric kettle that appeared recently on Kickstarter called the Voyager. Nomad Joe, the company making it, built it with collapsible silicone sidewalls and a handle and spout that pivot downward, shrinking the device into a compact disc.

This design isn’t entirely novel; Sea to Summit has been making its collapsible silicone X line of cookware, which includes a kettle (but not an electric one), for years. The Voyager’s shape calls to mind Hario’s V60 Buono, a favorite amongst coffee aficionados. The addition of electricity and the ability to control the temperature the kettle reaches make the Voyager a mash-up gadget that’d be perfect for outdoor excursions where outlets are still accessible — or where you can afford to lug in an external battery, like car camping. Sure, in those situations, a bulkier kettle might not be much of a worry, but space always seems to be at a premium, particularly in a gear-packed camper (and especially for those who are picky about their pour-over coffee). Plus, this thing just looks fun, right?

The Voyager Kettle is currently funding on Kickstarter — it’s priced at $119 — and has already passed its goal.

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