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 […]
Category: Travel Equipment
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, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Business travellers who occasionally have the need to scan material when on their travels might be interested in this one from Plustek. It’s a super-slim, sheetfed scanner that can be conveniently powered from the USB port. Known as the Plustek OpticSlim M12 Sheetfed Scanner, it retails at $179.
The full title of this book – Luxury Travel for the Unrich and Unfamous: How to See the USA in an Affordable Way: A Family Guidebook – gives a fuller insight into what this paperback is all about. It is a handy guide for anyone looking to save time and money in the US, without […]
The W950i Walkman from Sony Ericsson is a slim and stylish 3G phone with an advanced digital music player and large touchscreen for optimal ease of use. Using the W950i is easy. A touchscreen and stylus are a comfortable way to choose and open menu items. The keypad of the slim W950i is smooth and […]
The TUMI Electric Adapter makes going international easier now with this innovative design: it has 4 adaptor configurations in one unit. The adaptor works for laptops, cell phones and small appliances in 150 countries and features a replaceable electric fuse and convenient case. The product is priced at £45.
In perfect coordination with the Dior Vintage collection, this fine Dior Homme Classic iPod Travel Case protects and neatly stores your iPod during your travels. The tonal Dior logo exterior unzips to secure compartments for your iPod, headphones, and other accessories. Made in Italy and available for $295 through eLuxury.