Category: Accessories

Right on course

Right on course

Navigate the fairways in style with the Segway x2 Golf, a personal transporter that’s part chauffeur, part caddy. Step on, lean in the direction you want to travel and, thansk to innovative LeanSteer technology, the x2 Golf delivers you to your destination. The unit offers wirless control, a scorecard holder that keeps game stats, golf […]

The perfect travel companion for Champagne lovers

The perfect travel companion for Champagne lovers

The perfect travel companion for Champagne lovers, the Veuve Clicquot Traveller  makes it easy to enjoy a glass of bubbly wherever your journey takes you. OUtfitted in signature Clicquot Yellow Label, which will stay chilled for up to two hours. Simply detach the isothermal lining and the case transforms into a stylish tote.

RIM BlackBerry Pearl Flipi

RIM BlackBerry Pearl Flipi

The first Blackberry to have a clamshell design is the new RIM BlackBerry Pearl Flipi. Available in red or black, it weighs just 3.5 ounces and comes with a 65,536-colour, 128×160 pixel display, 2-megapixel camera, global roaming, speakerphone, background noise cancellation, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.0.   Looks like a great device but we will have […]

Special feature: Sony PRS-505 Reader

Special feature: Sony PRS-505 Reader

I’ve managed to get my hands on a Sony PRS-505 Reader which has been out in the US for a while now, but has only recently become available in the UK through the High Street retailer Waterstones  (priced at £199).   As soon as I opened the box, I was immediately struck by the look […]

The world's most hardy wristwatch?

The world’s most hardy wristwatch?

Scratchproof and futuristic, the Breitling Avenger Skyland is a tough, blackened steel watch . Thanks to a carbon nitride-based treatment, it is ultra-resistant and water resistant up to depths of 300 metres. This robust wristwear is for men who like the outdoors  and want a hardy timepiece to fit their lifestyle. The price?   £2,770.

The ultimate iPod accessory for the luxury traveller

The ultimate iPod accessory for the luxury traveller

Pinel & Pinel, renowned Parisian trunkmakers, have devised the ultimate carry case for iPod owners.   The i-Case is made from wood and covered in a durable, luxurious leather. It comes in 51 colours, is compatible with all iPod modes (including the new Apple iPhone 3G) and has integrated Altec Lansing speakers.   An essential […]

PocketComms

PocketComms

“Because you can’t draw to save your life” is how PocketComms are billed.   These pocket-sized global communicators consist of page after page of illustrations that might be useful to those with a limited vocabulary of a foreign language.   They have been devised by James Wyatt, a traveller, illustrator and psychological operations specialist, who […]

Luxury items from Cathay Pacific for sale

Cathay Pacific  are  selling vintage and one-of-a-kind items to their passengers, both onboard and online. The collection will feature unique pieces from brands such as Hermès, Louis Vuitton and Rolex, with prices ranging from under $1,000 to $25,000 for a vintage Rolex Steve McQueen. Other premium items are century-old Louis Vuitton trunks,   and collectible […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… The Peruvian ecolodge of Rupa Wasi Paris Luxury Hotels from Luxique Go window shopping at Luxury Culture Estraordinary watches from Kronometry

Digital Detox

Digital Detox

Truth be told, 83% of us check email at least once a day while on vacation.   Stress levels plummet when guests find the courage to pull the plug on their self-inflicted wireless leashes.   So much so that savvy destinations are now encouraging guests to disconnect with special promotions like BlackBerry Detox and Isolation […]

Nokia's WiMAX-enabled N810 Internet Tablet

Nokia’s WiMAX-enabled N810 Internet Tablet

Due be launched in the US this summer, Nokia‘s WiMAX-enabled N810 Internet Tablet has a 4.13-inch screen, a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, Mozilla browser, GPS/media player, 2GB of internal memory and even a built-in webcam for video calls.   I wonder how many people will be trading in their iPhones for this rather neat-looking piece of […]

Finding a WiFi hotspot on the move is now as easy as pie

Finding a WiFi hotspot on the move is now as easy as pie

If you want to be guaranteed a WiFi hotspot wherever you travel, then why not take one with you?   The ultraportable PHS300 portable hotspot from Cradlepoint allows you to do just that. Simply connect your laptop to the hotspot and away you go.   It can be charged via USB and should provide up […]

PamBee - is it really that good?

PamBee – is it really that good?

A flight attendent from Austin, Texas has designed a product to make you feel like you’re in first class when you’re stuck in the middle seat in coach. That’s the claim made by a TV station in Tampa that contacted me recently, about a new travel blanket called PamBee.   Unless the blanket has the […]

Solar-powered jacket from Ermenegildo Zegna

Solar-powered jacket from Ermenegildo Zegna

I’ve previously  read about a backpack that can re-charge your laptop whilst you walk around with it, and I recall blogging about this solar-powered handbag  a while back, but now it would  appear that the same ideas are being carried forward to clothing.   Ermenegildo Zegna‘s solar-powered sporty jacket has solar panels within its neoprene […]

Dosh all-polymer wallets

Dosh all-polymer wallets

Sydney-based Blue Sky Design Group have come out with some futuristic-looking wallets made of a semi-flexible, water-resistant polymer called Desmopan. These durable and stylish Dosh wallets  are also wear-resistant and chemical-resistant, and available in four distinct colours, including ‘charcoal’ and ‘red’.   Can be purchased online for AUD$49, excluding delivery and GST.

Sensational Kids from Omni Hotels

Sensational Kids from Omni Hotels

A complimentary gift bag full of sensory trinkets, cookies and milk each night, and a suitcase full of books and games – what more could a kid ask for?   Omni Hotels‘ kids program has received an extensive childlike makeover designed to create a memorable stay for its youngest travelers.   The new Omni Sensational […]

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