Going somewhere? Are you sure you’re properly prepared? Here we’ve rounded up those essential (or perhaps not so essential) items that you really should have with you. (We’re assuming you’ve already got those truly essential items such as your passport.) A smartphone Things have moved on at an alarming rate since the Web first came […]
Here at A Luxury Travel Blog HQ, we were recently sent a premium grade medical kit for luxury travellers. Rather uniquely, the MedCallOutfitter Kit™ from MedCallAssist™ comes complete with a one year physician call line for any urgent questions or prescription needs which you can call at any time, day or night. Although produced in […]
The holidays are only a few weeks away and if you’re still looking for a special gift to give your world traveler we’ve got you covered. Here is our list of the top luxury travel gifts from world-class luggage to a portable talking translator. They are the perfect gifts for your favorite traveler (or a […]
Packing for a stylish journey just got easier, thanks to Koza‘s new line of luxury goods. Boasting three different collections for women, Koza’s products were designed with on-the-go functionality in mind. But that doesn’t mean they lack in style. Innovative patterns and silhouettes look luxe and feel amazing – the perfect pairing when it comes […]
Waiting at baggage claim as a sea of same-looking suitcases roll past can often lead to confusion — and at the very least anxiety. But luxury travel brand Tumi has created a stylish way to tell your suitcase apart from all the others. Enter “Accent Your Alpha”, a chic customization service that allows customers to […]
Are you still wondering about what to get your wife or girlfriend who already has everything this Christmas? If so, then spare a thought for the BagPod which has been Highly Commended by the Giftware Association. It’s the brainchild of Swedish born Marianne Sparrenius-Waters of RedDog Design Ltd., based in Abergavenny, Wales, UK. It’s essentially a […]
There’s a new book out from Louis Vuitton with more than 800 photographs that showcase 100 legendary LV trunks and detail the stories behind their creation. See the video below for an insight. The book is available from October 2010.
We asked you (via Twitter) what item of luggage was a ‘must-have’ when travelling in luxury. And here’s just a handful of your many responses: iPhone & headphones with Karl Lagerfelds compilations. Travelling relaxed (@AmandaGeissler) laptop? ..depends on where i’m going (@aselina) My battered old brown leather holdall, would be devasteated if I lost […]
If you’re feeling a little uninspired by the standard range of luggage that’s available, take a look at the casual yet stylist range from Halsea. Designed by Sally Bartz, the bags come in a choice of retro prints which are each named after a US waterfront. Prices start from $55.
Just as President Barack Obama is renewing the case for investment in technology across the Atlantic, Live Luggage is launching its latest high-tech product to help us get there: the Hybrid PA bag. Their pioneering PA Series suitcase employs a wide range of innovative features that make it feel almost completely weightless to users. And […]
The Live Luggage PA Series Suitcase takes the effort out of travel, offering a high-tech taste of old fashioned decadence. It takes the strain out of your journey with power assisted features that help make luggage feel almost weightless, and also provides strong security and free baggage tracking. Its innovative, extendable “Anti Gravity” handle pivots […]
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.
Think Louis Vuitton and you instantly think ‘luggage’. But, unbeknown to many, there is another aspect of the LV brand – Louis Vuitton City Guides – which has been running for 10 years. The 2009 edition is out now, featuring many new destinations. They will be available from LV boutiques worldwide from tomorrow.
In a return to his modelling days of more than 50 years ago, former 007 agent and screen legend Sean Connery has teamed up with Louis Vuitton for an ad campaign. Simply dressed and sitting on a wooden jetty near his home in the Bahamas, Connery – who has now turned 78 – relaxes […]
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 […]
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