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.
Category: Travel Equipment
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.
If you’re looking for plenty of padding on your luggage, then check out Sumo Cases. They currently specialise in cases for laptops and iPods. One item in their somewhat limited range is a bright red women’s laptop case. Hardly inconspicuous but comes with plenty of padding to help live up to the company’s tagline [...]
Having to share your hotel swimming pool with someone? Not with the remote-controlled robotic shark, you don’t. I’m curious as to what the actual purpose of this 2-foot offering from Hammacher Schlemmer truly is, but I guess you could up to quite a bit of mischief with it. The beast moves in all [...]
Distinguished by masterly architecture and exemplary interior design, the beach hotels introduced in the pages of this lavishly illustrated coffee-table book are the ultimate refuge for those needing respite from their hectic lives and everyday routines. Whether well-established names or hidden gems, the reader is presented with a visual tour of Oceanside resorts that range [...]
Condé Nast Traveller readers are invited to live it up at Gleneagles at an exclusive event to be held on 18th-19th September 2006. This bespoke event will include a complimentary clay-pigeon shooting session, a cookery demonstration, a Gala Dinner with accopmanying Scottish entertainment and accommodation in the best rooms at Gleneagles. Price is £785 per [...]
The second Travel+Leisure Design Awards recognise architecture and design from every facet of the traveller’s world – everything from hotels to travel accessories. In fact, there’s 15 categories and the winner of each is as follows: Best Public Space: Terminal T4, Madrid Barajas International Airport Best Small Hotel: BÃ¡sico, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico Best [...]
The launch of the Sony Ericsson P990 has been further delayed until the second quarter of 2006 to allow for more features such as ActiveSync support and RIM’s BlackBerry Connect support. This great-looking gadget will also come with WiFi, 2 megapixel camera, 2.8-inch touch-sensitive screen and QWERTY keypad.
A great gift for jetsetters, Molton Brown’s exclusive travel set consists of a leather case filled with ten unisex products to enhance any getaway. Contents include: Eye Rescue Ultracool, Lipsaver SPF8, Active Defense City Day Hydrator, Skinfresh Facial Wash, Skinboost 24HR Mist, Invigorating Suma Ginseng Bath & Shower Gel, Invigorating Suma Ginseng Body Lotion, Naran [...]
Here’s something you don’t normally expect to find in your minibar: oxygen. That’s right, oxygen! These small cannisters are starting to appear in hotel minibars with greater frequency, with the aim of giving weary travellers a natural boost of energy. Keep an eye out for them… they’re already to be found at W Hotel [...]
The Lingo Pacifica Talk 10 language translator is the newest member of the Lingo Language Translator family. It contains over 60,000 words, and 1,200 useful and popular phrases. It has clear sound quality, a backlit LCD display and has been voted best talking translator by the Wall Street Journal. It retails at just under $200, [...]
Excalibur Electronics have come up with the luxury leisure traveller’s ultimate gadget: a motorized pool lounger. Afterall, why float when you can drive? It has two powerful motors, and two easy-to-use joysticks, each controlling independent propellors. A built in cup holder is of course standard. Price is $149.95.
If you thought digital cameras were a bit of an extravagance for those last-minute moments, then think again. Pure Digital – the company behind a number of budget single-use cameras, has come up with a line of disposable video cameras retailing through the CVS pharmacy chain for $29.95 (plus $12.95 for burning the video [...]