Category: Travel Equipment

Aquamask from Fuji

Aquamask from Fuji

Fuji Photo Film U.S.A. Inc., has devised a new, custom-made ‘Aquamask’ – a protective housing designed specifically for Fujifilm’s FinePix A400 and A500 digital cameras. The Aquamask is a tough, protective shell that allows for full digital camera operation as it protects the models from sand, dust and dirt, plus water up to a depth […]

Solar-powered handbag

Solar-powered handbag

Doctoral student Joe Hynek (aka ‘solarjo.com‘) has designed áa fashion friendly handbag covered in solar panels, allowing you to always re-charge your mobile phone or MP3 when on the move. The final product looks to have been tastefully finished and I’m sure at $300 a piece he should be able to find a few buyers.

Diamond Crypto Smartphone

Diamond Crypto Smartphone

I can’t really think why someone would spend over $1 million on a cellphone but the accessories maker Peter Aloisson wouldn’t be launching another (that’s right folks, this is átheir second ácellphone áwith a $1m+ price tag) if they didn’t think there was some merit in it. This latest creation – the Diamond Crypto Smartphone […]

Hennessy Hammock

Hennessy Hammock

The Hennessy Hammock is a piece of kit that’s really worth a closer look áfrom the more intrepid travellers among us. These mid-air, hammock-like átents come in a range of types and have picked up áall manner of awards: Best Camping Shelter 2005 from Sea Kayaker Magazine… Best of Show from the USA Today summer […]

KLM luggage labels

KLM luggage labels

Book a flight ávia KLM.nl and you can now create your own luggage labels in the process. Upload a picture of your own and you can create a truly unique label – perhaps a picture of favourite destination or one of yourself or the family. á Alternatively, there’s a range of KLM images to choose […]

Look after your iPod with an OtterBox

Look after your iPod with an OtterBox

Otter Products, LLC is the company behind OtterBox áwho manufacture rugged cases for the outdoors. They sell everything from cases for your valuables to waterproof cases for whilst you swim. á Just why you’d want to listen to music as you’re snorkelling in the sea or doing a few laps of the hotel pool, I […]

Nokia N72

Nokia N72

The latest in the Nokia Nseries is the Nokia N72, a phone with a 2-megapixel camera and integrated digital music player. Arguably the most stylish of all the Nseries phones, the Nokia N72 is also equipped with dedicated capture and music player keys, an integrated browser, FM radio and support for Visual Radio. It could […]

A sunshade for your laptop screen

A sunshade for your laptop screen

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 […]

Quadski - the world's first high speed amphibian quadbike

Quadski – the world’s first high speed amphibian quadbike

Gibbs Technologies Ltd, the world’s only High Speed Amphibian (HSA) technology specialist, áhas 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.

The Luxury Travel Fair

The Luxury Travel Fair

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 […]

Your own portable travel hammock

Your own portable travel hammock

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 […]

Cabana Islander

Cabana Islander

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.

Vibram Fivefingers

Vibram Fivefingers

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. á Fivefingers are made from áthe rubber TC4 (commonly found in outdoor sandals) which has had its porosity increased in order to improve […]

7th Annual Epicurean Escape

7th Annual Epicurean Escape

The 7th áAnnual Epicurean Escape, in conjuction áwith Food & Wine Magazine, áis just around the corner. á It will take place from 29th June áto 3rd July, 2006 and is this year subtitled á”Flavours of the Mediterranean” meaning that you can enjoy everything from Greek octopus salds to Italian prosciuttos. The venue is the […]

Fun luggage tags from Pamela Barsky

Fun luggage tags from Pamela Barsky

Ever travelled with a traditional-looking black suitcase and not been sure which one is yours as they emerge on the luggage carousel? á You ácould 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 […]

Swimwear for 2007

Swimwear for 2007

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 ácostumes 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 […]

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