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HYDAWAY Collapsible Drink Tumbler

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Jonathan Tayag
HYDAWAY Collapsible Drink Tumbler

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When space in your bag is limited, it can be hard to justify carrying around a drink tumbler for EDC. For starters, they tend to take up a lot of valuable real estate in your pack, and after you’ve emptied out the cup it turns into dead weight for the rest of the day. But what if that drink holder could collapse into itself into a compact puck? That’s what the HYDAWAY Collapsible Drink Tumbler offers thanks to its unique crushable silicone and metal design that gives you the convenience of a lidded travel cup without all of the bulk when you’re done with it.

The secret to the HYDAWAY tumbler’s design is the use of food-grade silicone and a shape that allows itself go from a full 16 oz liquid capacity down to a 4 inch puck in your pack once you’re done. And unlike some of the other silicone camping cups you might see on the market, HYDAWAY’s solution is far more convenient because you can add a lid to prevent spillage in transit, and there’s a stainless steel rim that lets you get full purchase on the edge of the cup when you’re taking a sip.

And while it won’t perform as well as the ubiquitous double-wall stainless steel or titanium coffee mugs out there, silicone is inherently a great insulator, keeping your hands from getting too warm when you’re holding the cup with hot liquids inside. It’s also non-toxic and safe for hot liquids, meaning you won’t have to worry about chemicals from the cup itself leeching into your drink and causing you harm in the long run like you can with cheap dollar-store plastic cups.

The HYDAWAY Collapsible Drink Tumbler sports a unique design that sets it apart from the competition, and it’s a high-quality choice for a compact drink EDC when you’re on the go. If you dislike the bulk of traditional travel mugs and water bottles, the HYDAWAY might be more your cup of tea. Check it out at the link below.

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Jonathan Tayag

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About the Author
Jonathan Tayag is secretly an information technology and corporate security expert who prefers to moonlight as a creative event and commercial photographer whenever possible. His varied experience and substantial travels have led him to seek, without even thinking about it at first, the best gear for the best use at the best price available. Before the concept of EDC (everyday carry) firmly took hold, Jonathan already spent untold amounts of time optimizing for the best-in-slot pieces of gear, from cameras and lenses to pocket knives, pens, and bags and packs. In November 2015, Jonathan joined EverydayCarry.com and has since written numerous articles and guides to help impart his knowledge to the community as a whole.

Jonathan's photographic works have appeared on numerous online websites, print, video, and television outlets for over a decade. Jonathan's previous clients include Blizzard Entertainment, Red Bull, ESL, Razer, and several other endemic and non-endemic esports sponsors and brands. His work also features heavily in online competitive gaming communities, especially those of the StarCraft and Fighting Game genres. You've likely seen his work if you've spent time in a stream or in-game chat over the years.

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