Category: Travel Equipment

Nota Bene travel guides

Nota Bene travel guides

The impartial Nota Bene travel guides are for discriminating travellers, reviewing some of the world’s most exciting cities and resorts. A 12-month subscription costs £275 ( £495 for 24 months) and subscribers have exclusive access to an online members’ club. Complete a form on their site and you can get a free sample copy of […]

Sony Ericsson M600

Sony Ericsson M600

The Sony Ericsson M600 represents Sony’s foothold against the N Series by Nokia. It’s a new smart messaging phone, complete with QWERTY keyboard,  with an amazing 80MB on-board memory, which can be enhanced by a 64MB memory stick if required. It comes in granite black or crystal white and will start shipping in the second […]

Magellan eXplorist 210 Outdoor Bundle

Magellan eXplorist 210 Outdoor Bundle

Magellan‘s eXplorist GPS receiver, being  support up to 22 maps on its internal memory,  is a great product in its own right. But now it just gets better with the  Magellan eXplorist 210 Outdoor Bundle. This bundle, which includes MapSend Topo 3D USA software, a cigarette lighter adapter, USB cable and clip case, will give […]

Performance footwear for a water planet

Performance footwear for a water planet

Mion sandals are designed and developed against the performance needs of what they like to call amphibious athletes. These excellent performing, great fitting and comfortable sandals have been designed by a world-class  sailor, Martin Keen,  and work  well in  wet or dry environments. The footwear moulds to your own feet within about 12 hours’ of […]

Your very own portable bar!

Your very own portable bar!

Like to have  a drink or two when you travel?   Then check out  this amazing portable bar from designer Rene Chavanne. It can be assembled in just 3 minutes, without the need for any tools. This sturdy unit is brought to us by Justincase Portable Bar Systems  and looks to be the perfect companion […]

Katadyn portable water filter

Katadyn portable water filter

If you’re travels ever take you places where pure water might not be easy to come by, you might want to consider the handy Katadyn portable water filter. This microfilter pumps water through a porous ceramic filter and will not let anything bigger than 0.2 microns pass through, eliminating bacteria, viruses, cysts, protozoa, algae, spores […]

The Ultra-Mobile PC

The Ultra-Mobile PC

Microsoft recently unveiled The Ultra-Mobile PC. Combining the power of Windows XP with mobile technology, this small handheld computer will allow you to stay in touch with friends and colleagues while on the move.   Long journeys and delayed departures should now pass that bit more quickly. Future versions will be based on Windows Vista, […]

Monogram Canvas Alzer Luggage

Monogram Canvas Alzer Luggage

With a starting  price of  $3,800, the Monogram Canvas Alzer Luggage set from Louis Vuitton is not for the cost-conscious. These beautiful crafted  luggage pieces  are made of solid, re-inforced panels, with polished brass fittings and, as you’d expect, have  an exceptional finish. Ideal for overnight trips or longer journeys.

ClipBio flash drive

ClipBio flash drive

If you travel with sensitive information on your laptop, you may want to take measures to protect it in the event of loss or theft.   The ClipBio flash drive is a foolproof padlock, preventing access to  information to anyone  but you  thanks to  leading edge biometric fingerprint technology. The device costs $229 for a […]

Handheld instant star and constellation identifier

Handheld instant star and constellation identifier

Ever gazed at the stars but not been too sure precisely what you’re looking at? The award-winning  Skyscout device from Celestron  is capable of identifying over 6,000 celestial objects instantly. You simply point the device up to the sky and it’ll do the hard work, calculating your location  thanks to its three-axis GPS system that […]

Solitude noise-cancelling headphones

Solitude noise-cancelling headphones

This latest offering from  Plane Quiet  provides top-of-the-line  active noise cancelling headphones. The release of the Solitude headphones represents a major development with an exceptional quality product at a very  competitive price of $200. (The similar Bose Quiet Comfort 2 headphones are priced at around $300.) I wonder if Bose, acting on a claimed patent […]

Inflatable kayak in a bag

Inflatable kayak in a bag

This purple & white fun Sevylor boat is good for all kinds of paddling, whether it be  oceans, lakes,  or streams. Once deflated, it can be packed into a special carry bag and carried with the included paddle. Also included are 2 seats (one removable, one fixed), a repair kit, a hand pump  and a […]

iBoxer... for girls

iBoxer… for girls

Last month I revealed one of the latest iPod must-haves… iBoxer boxer shorts. If you’re female and feel as though you’ve been missing out, then worry no more. Popgadget has unveiled that they are now available for women. Made from a cotton/spandex bland, they come in black, pink, turquoise, white and yellow,  and are available […]

Fido Luggage

Fido Luggage

No more lugging your luggage around! With Fido Luggage, your luggage follows you instead. The case is the brainchild of architect Peter Yeadon and follows its owner thanks to a wireless signal that connects with a special watch controller, or in response to voice commands. It’s still in prototype at the moment, and may never […]

More travel goodies in the Oscars swagbag

More travel goodies in the Oscars swagbag

I blogged yesterday on the contents of this evening’s Oscars swagbag,  given to presenters at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony. In addition to the travel goodies already mentioned, I’ve since discovered there’s more, including a $1,495 leather-trimmed cashmere travel blanket from Frette, the famous Italian linen house, $1,500 exclusive dinner party in Morton’s Private Boardroom […]

Ultimate Guide to the World's Best Wedding & Honeymoon Destinations

Ultimate Guide to the World’s Best Wedding & Honeymoon Destinations

Compiled by Elizabeth Lluch, this guide gives a useful overview on a number of resorts worldwide with a view to finding the perfect location for the most romantic wedding ceremony or the most unforgettable honeymoon.  Probably one of the most comprehensive guides of its kind, the book is available through Amazon.

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