The Hennessy Hammock is a piece of kit that’s really worth a closer look from the more intrepid travellers among us. These mid-air, hammock-like tents come in a range of types and have picked up all manner of awards: Best Camping Shelter 2005 from Sea Kayaker Magazine… Best of Show from the USA Today summer […]
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Book a flight via 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. Alternatively, there’s a range of KLM images to choose […]
Otter Products, LLC is the company behind OtterBox who manufacture rugged cases for the outdoors. They sell everything from cases for your valuables to waterproof cases for whilst you swim. 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Gibbs Technologies Ltd, the world’s only High Speed Amphibian (HSA) technology specialist, has 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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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. Fivefingers are made from the rubber TC4 (commonly found in outdoor sandals) which has had its porosity increased in order to improve […]
The 7th Annual Epicurean Escape, in conjuction with Food & Wine Magazine, is just around the corner. It will take place from 29th June to 3rd July, 2006 and is this year subtitled ”Flavours of the Mediterranean” meaning that you can enjoy everything from Greek octopus salds to Italian prosciuttos. The venue is the […]
Ever travelled with a traditional-looking black suitcase and not been sure which one is yours as they emerge on the luggage carousel? You could 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 […]
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 costumes 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 […]
Smythson of Bond Street have a range of high quality travel products, including this beautiful make-up brush roll, ideal for travelling. This portable, leather make-up roll is made of Smythson Piccolo calf skin and comes complete with professional sable brushes. It comes in two colours – aqua (pictured) or red – and retails for £195.
Beach towels don’t get much more luxurious than these ones from Hermes. Not only is the quality there, but these towels are a nice size - 5′ by 3′ – with bold prints and bright colours. The fish design comes in three colours and other striking designs are available including sea turtles and an ocean […]
If space is of a premium when you’re packing, but you still want to take your favourite CDs or DVDs with you on your travels, then do away with the packaging and get one of these beautiful CD cases in jewel calf leather from Aspinal of London. These handmade cases come in a wide range […]