Category: Travel Equipment

Beach resort cycle boat

Beach resort cycle boat

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, […]

TUMI Tracer

TUMI Tracer

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

Luxury Spa Finder magazine

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…

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. – […]

Transforming suitcases from Yanko Design

Transforming suitcases from Yanko Design

Yanko Design have come up with a number of suitcases with innovative designs through their Home Comforts on the Go furniture collection. Pictured is the ‘Suitcase-Turn-Chair’ which is designed to act as an alternative to uncomfortable seating at airport lounges. Also in the range is a suitcase that doubles up as chest of drawers […]

Simply The Best magazine

Simply The Best magazine

Simply The Best magazine is South Florida’s most complete chronicle of the good life. It caters to a high-end readership in Palm Beach, Boca Raton, and Miami. Stories of local importance and national relevance – from people to places, food to fashion – keep its devoted readers abreast of what’s new. The magazine is available […]

Inflatable private island

Inflatable private island

A private island available in minutes, this multi-use dock system inflates to a large 8′ x 8′ platform that holds eight adults and can serve as a mooring station for small boats, kayaks, and wave runners. For mobile water adventure, a durable strap in one corner hooks to a towrope for towing up to four […]

Da Vinci Code tourism?

Da Vinci Code tourism?

It’s the official premiere of the The Da Vinci Code starring Tom Hanks and Audrey Tautou this evening, and many corners of the globe are bracing themselves for Da Vinci Code tourists. Tours of Paris and the Louvre are the obvious first port of call, with the likes of London, Scotland and Rome also […]

World's first ergonomic beach lounger?

World’s first ergonomic beach lounger?

Recommended by physical therapists, this lounger has three pillows engineered to relieve spinal pressure and provide support at stress-prone points on the body, allowing you to lie prone and read without neck strain, or lie supine, or drop the lower portion of the chair to the ground for use as a beach chair. The sloping […]

Best airport in Asia?

Best airport in Asia?

Changi Airport has been voted ‘Best Airport Asia’ for an impressive 20th time on the trot in an annual survey conducted by the Hong Kong-based publication CargoNews Asia. It’s also received awards recently from both DestinAsian magazine, a luxury travel publication, and from the the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore.

Europe's favourite wine bar

Europe’s favourite wine bar

Travel + Leisure have identified five favourite spots in Europe where you can simply go out, have a drink and enjoy a great atmosphere. They are Le Sommelier (Copenhagen), La Taberna de Cien Vinos (Madrid) [if my Spanish serves me correctly, that one sounds good!!], Legrand Filles & Fils (Paris), Enoteca Cantinone Già Schiavi […]

Travel + Leisure add restaurants to website

Travel + Leisure add restaurants to website

Published monthly by the American Express Publishing Corporation (a subsidiary of the American Express Company), Travel + Leisure is a highly respected magazine, with an excellent online presence. They have recently added restaurants from all over the world to their site. For now, the bulk of the content focuses on the US (1287 […]

Casio Pathfinder PAG-80 watch

Casio Pathfinder PAG-80 watch

The Casio Pathfinder PAG-80 is no ordinary watch. It comes with a compass, altimeter, and barometer. In addition, it’s solar-powered (so no need for batteries), has a world time feature and a great backlight for night visibility. While it might not be the most elegant-looking watch in the world, it would be great […]

Self-weighing luggage

Self-weighing luggage

Avoid costly overweight luggage penalties with the Solutions Luggage Collection from Ricardo Beverley Hills. These cleverly designed cases feature a built-in digital scale that instantly weighs baggage and its contents. It has received top honours from the Travel Goods Association, winning the Innovative Award at the 2006 Travel Goods Show.

Mandarin Oriental, New York's spa praised by Mobil

Mandarin Oriental, New York’s spa praised by Mobil

The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental, New York, has achieved 5-star status is the Mobil Travel Guide‘s third annual hotel spa ratings. This is only the second spa to be given this accolade, the previous recipient being the Spa Montage at the Montage Resort & Spa in Laguna Beach, California. The star ratings are awarded […]

Silk tie and iPod holder from Thomas Pink

Silk tie and iPod holder from Thomas Pink

London-based clothing company Thomas Pink are selling an ingenious tie with a neatly concealed iPod holder. In addition to the holder, the Cravatta iPod silk tie has a special loop to keep iPod wires under control. It retails for $85.

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