Are you one of those people that likes to lounge on the beach yet still communicate with the outside world via your laptop? In theory, it sounds great but, in practice it’s not entirely realistic because laptop screens are difficult to see properly in extreme sunlight. Not any more, though! The laptop screen shade shades […]
Category: Travel Equipment
Gibbs Technologies Ltd, the world’s only High Speed Amphibian (HSA) technology specialist, has unveiled a prototype of the first commercially viable high-speed amphibian Quadbike/All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) – Quadski. The Quadski will allow you to have fun driving on land one minute and then head straight into the sea or a river the next.
From today until Sunday, Condé Nast Traveller presents The Luxury Travel Fair in conjunction with British Airways. This is a new event, held at Olympia in London. A good mix of exhibitors will be in attendance, including the likes of Cox & Kings, Kuoni Travel, Relais & Chateaux, Small Luxury Hotels of the World and […]
Brookman’s deluxe travel hammock now features sound with its integrated, water-resistant AM/FM radio pillow. This 8′ long hammock is perfect for beach excursions, and the new water-resistant radio pillow lets you listen to music as you rest. Weighing only 22 lbs. in its own backpack, the hammock sets up in seconds and supports up to […]
Constructed of heavy-gauge PVC with a detachable wind-resistant nylon cabana top, the Cabana Islander floating paradise also includes a center swim porthole, a boarding platform, and a floating 16 QT cooler that can be tethered by grommet to the Cabana Islander. Cooler includes zippered lid, cup holders, rope grommet, and molded PVC handles.
Marco Bramani, the grandson of the founder of the Italian shoe sole company Vibram, has come up with a pair of shoes that are designed to retain the sensation of walking barefoot. Fivefingers are made from the rubber TC4 (commonly found in outdoor sandals) which has had its porosity increased in order to improve […]
The 7th Annual Epicurean Escape, in conjuction with Food & Wine Magazine, is just around the corner. It will take place from 29th June to 3rd July, 2006 and is this year subtitled ”Flavours of the Mediterranean” meaning that you can enjoy everything from Greek octopus salds to Italian prosciuttos. The venue is the […]
Ever travelled with a traditional-looking black suitcase and not been sure which one is yours as they emerge on the luggage carousel? You could try tieing some colourful ribbon to a handle but these disposable luggage tags from Pamela Barsky are much more fun! With colourful messages such as “I’m pretty sure this isn’t […]
If last month’s catwalks in Miami are anything to go by, the beach look for 2007 will be something minimal and inpractical. The beachwear costumes on display from a variety of designers, including the likes of Jamaican-born Miki Nembhard, are certainly not for the faint-hearted. You’ll have to be extremely slim and probably very well […]
Smythson of Bond Street have a range of high quality travel products, including this beautiful make-up brush roll, ideal for travelling. This portable, leather make-up roll is made of Smythson Piccolo calf skin and comes complete with professional sable brushes. It comes in two colours – aqua (pictured) or red – and retails for £195.
Beach towels don’t get much more luxurious than these ones from Hermes. Not only is the quality there, but these towels are a nice size - 5′ by 3′ – with bold prints and bright colours. The fish design comes in three colours and other striking designs are available including sea turtles and an ocean […]
If space is of a premium when you’re packing, but you still want to take your favourite CDs or DVDs with you on your travels, then do away with the packaging and get one of these beautiful CD cases in jewel calf leather from Aspinal of London. These handmade cases come in a wide range […]
The same water recreation vehicle found in fine beachfront resorts worldwide, this pedal-powered water cycle gives the rider a vigorous aerobic workout as it skims the waves. Made of high-density polyethylene, the ocean-duty hull is seamless and leakproof, with precisely-balanced pontoons for a stable, smooth ride. Its shaft-driven propeller, activated by a beaded belt drive, […]
It’s a figure that’s hard to digest but more than 3 million bags are lost in transit every year. Many more, of course, are left in hotels, taxis and the like. Buy luggage from TUMI, however, and you could avoid falling victim to lost luggage. A few years ago they introduced the TUMI Tracer which […]
Luxury Spa Finder magazine is your source on luxury spas and associated lifestyle pursuits, covering the full spectrum of spa travel, design, fashion, beauty and wellness. The magazine reflects the lifestyle approach of affluent spa goers integrating “luxury away” into luxury at home. Unique to the magazine is a special section devoted to the convergence […]
A Hedonist’s guide to… (or Hg2, for short) is a series of sleek, sophisticated black books that give the low-down on the best places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and more in cities throughout the world. A range of cities are covered, from Berlin to Beirut, with the London edition launching today. Filmer Ltd. – […]