Category: Travel Equipment

Never  miss a moment with 4K photography... even if it's already happened!

Never miss a moment with 4K photography… even if it’s already happened!

Did you know that it’s possible to take a photograph of something that’s already happened? I know that sounds really strange and it’s a little difficult to get your head around at first, but it’s exactly what the Panasonic LUMIX GX8, which I’ve been trialling for a few months now on behalf of Lumix UK, […]

5 tried and tested travel accessories from my latest trip

5 tried and tested travel accessories from my latest trip

My latest ‘tried and tested’ review round-up is from two trips that I made back-to-back. First I went to Lisbon with Infiniti and became aquainted with the new Q30, before returning ‘home’ but only getting as far as a hotel at the airport because I was heading out to Dubai the next day to familiarise […]

St. Lucia, Seychelles or Maldives - what could possibly go wrong?

St. Lucia, Seychelles or Maldives – what could possibly go wrong?

Private islands, turquoise lagoons, lush rainforests, stunning volcanic beaches, endless islands in paradise, amazing underwater worlds, and so much more. These are some of the attractions of these three beautiful destinations, and trying to make the choice between them can be a bit of a challenge. Imagine gazing up at the coconuts overhead, as the […]

Take your travel photography to the next level

Take your travel photography to the next level

Have you ever wondered what it is that makes professional travel photography different from your own holiday snaps? One of the biggest differences is that the professional will try to avoid the obvious, clichéd shots and seek out something unusual, something creative. If you arrive at a site and start to shoot away then you […]

And the Best Travel Influencer is...

And the Best Travel Influencer is…

…A Luxury Travel Blog! I am delighted to announce that A Luxury Travel Blog has been declared as a winner at the prestigious TUMI X WIRED Innovation in Travel Awards. Designed to celebrate the companies, destinations and services delivering unparalleled experiences in the travel sector, the awards are a partnership between the leading luggage and […]

7 luxury British suits for the black tie season

7 luxury British suits for the black tie season

It’s fair to say that British tailoring is enjoying something of a renaissance. Since the first catwalk shows of the London Collections in 2012, British menswear brands have been wowing the fashion set and bespoke creations are once again the suit-du-jour. So, in the spirit of the season, we thought we’d pick out our 7 […]

Timepieces that travel well: the top 5 trends in men's watches for 2015

Timepieces that travel well: the top 5 trends in men’s watches for 2015

Face it fellas, you like your arm jewelry as much as the ladies like their bling. And if there’s one truly indispensable accessory that every man of distinction has to have, it’s a classic, well-made, wristwatch. Any guy who says that he would never buy or wear an expensive watch probably isn’t being honest with […]

4K photography - now you can capture the perfect moment every time!

4K photography – now you can capture the perfect moment every time!

Have you heard about 4K photography? If you haven’t, please read my introduction to 4K photography here. If you have, but you’re still learning, you’ll hopefully find my 10 top tips to improving your 4K photography - which were compiled with the help of Panasonic – helpful. If you haven’t much time and simply want to get a quick overview of […]

3 tried and tested travel accessories from my latest trip

3 tried and tested travel accessories from my latest trip

If you haven’t already seen it, my last special feature reported on our stay at Stone Lodge, the gatehouse to the beautiful Combermere Estate in Shropshire. During our week there, we enjoyed some fantastic weather for the time of year and there were a few new items we were able to trial, and you will […]

How to give your luggage a voice and detect whether it's mishandled when you travel

How to give your luggage a voice and detect whether it’s mishandled when you travel

If you’re a frequent traveller – and perhaps even if you’re an infrequent one – chances are that at some point you’ve had a problem with your luggage. Perhaps it’s been dropped, hurled about, left out in the rain, emerged on the luggage carousel torn or half open, or perhaps it’s not even emerged at […]

The best safari luggage

The best safari luggage

Anyone who’s been on safari knows that a soft-sided duffel bag is the quintessential luggage item for travel, especially if you’re planning some intra-country flights. Most domestic flights have a 15kg limit and require your bag to be somewhat malleable, to fit behind seats or other places. As someone who avoids checking any luggage whenever […]

10 top tips for improving your 4K photography

10 top tips for improving your 4K photography

As many of you may recall from my introduction to 4K photography last month, I have been trialling the Panasonic LUMIX GX8 camera and its 4K capabilities. The camera allows me to shoot HD video at the rate of 30 frames per second, with each frame providing me with a high resolution photograph that can […]

£10,000 prize: vote to win a full set of luggage and a luxury 7-night stay in Phuket

£10,000 prize: vote to win a full set of luggage and a luxury 7-night stay in Phuket

We are delighted to announce that A Luxury Travel Blog has been shortlisted for the category ‘Best Travel Influencer’ in awards led by the prestigious technology title ‘WIRED’ and the leading luggage and lifestyle brand ‘TUMI’. The TUMI x WIRED Innovation in Travel Awards celebrate the companies, destinations and services delivering unparalleled experiences in the […]

3 tried and tested travel accessories from my latest trip

3 tried and tested travel accessories from my latest trip

My latest published trip was to a beautiful luxury self-catering townhouse in the seaside town of Weymouth in the UK (you can read all about it here) where we had a very pleasant stay whilst attending a national sailing event. As with most of my travels, it threw up a new opportunity to trial a […]

Lady's Carry On Packing List

The ultimate lady’s guide to packing only a carry-on

We’ve showed you how a gentleman can pack a bag, and now it’s time to focus on a lady’s guide to packing only a carry-on. While much of the advice for packing remains the same for a woman as it does for a man, there are a few key differences. We still recommend rolling versus […]

The ultimate gentlemen's guide to packing only a carry-on

The ultimate gentlemen’s guide to packing only a carry-on

With more restrictions, both in price and size, on checked bags, packing everything into a carry-on is not only sensible but also preferable for a gentleman on the go. Not to mention, packing only a carry-on allows you to stroll off the plane and on to your destination without waiting for your bags to spin […]

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