Category: Travel Equipment

The best safari luggage

The best safari luggage

Anyone who’s been on safari knows that a soft-sided duffel bag is the quintessential luggage item for travel, especially if you’re planning some intra-country flights. Most domestic flights have a 15kg limit and require your bag to be somewhat malleable, to fit behind seats or other places. As someone who avoids checking any luggage whenever […]

10 top tips for improving your 4K photography

10 top tips for improving your 4K photography

As many of you may recall from my introduction to 4K photography last month, I have been trialling the Panasonic LUMIX GX8 camera and its 4K capabilities. The camera allows me to shoot HD video at the rate of 30 frames per second, with each frame providing me with a high resolution photograph that can […]

£10,000 prize: vote to win a full set of luggage and a luxury 7-night stay in Phuket

£10,000 prize: vote to win a full set of luggage and a luxury 7-night stay in Phuket

We are delighted to announce that A Luxury Travel Blog has been shortlisted for the category ‘Best Travel Influencer’ in awards led by the prestigious technology title ‘WIRED’ and the leading luggage and lifestyle brand ‘TUMI’. The TUMI x WIRED Innovation in Travel Awards celebrate the companies, destinations and services delivering unparalleled experiences in the […]

3 tried and tested travel accessories from my latest trip

3 tried and tested travel accessories from my latest trip

My latest published trip was to a beautiful luxury self-catering townhouse in the seaside town of Weymouth in the UK (you can read all about it here) where we had a very pleasant stay whilst attending a national sailing event. As with most of my travels, it threw up a new opportunity to trial a […]

Lady's Carry On Packing List

The ultimate lady’s guide to packing only a carry-on

We’ve showed you how a gentleman can pack a bag, and now it’s time to focus on a lady’s guide to packing only a carry-on. While much of the advice for packing remains the same for a woman as it does for a man, there are a few key differences. We still recommend rolling versus […]

The ultimate gentlemen's guide to packing only a carry-on

The ultimate gentlemen’s guide to packing only a carry-on

With more restrictions, both in price and size, on checked bags, packing everything into a carry-on is not only sensible but also preferable for a gentleman on the go. Not to mention, packing only a carry-on allows you to stroll off the plane and on to your destination without waiting for your bags to spin […]

3 tried and tested travel accessories from my latest trip

3 tried and tested travel accessories from my latest trip

My latest published trip was to the UAE and the Maldives (you can read all about it here) where we spent a few nights in Dubai, followed by a heavenly stay at JA Manafaru on the northernmost atoll in the Maldives. The trip also served as a great opportunity to try out a few new […]

3 reasons why your next luxury luggage should be made of carbon fibre

3 reasons why your next luxury luggage should be made of carbon fibre

In today’s world of bespoke luxury luggage, old-fashioned craftsmanship and space-age carbon fibre are coming together to enable individualised designer goods in which tradition and technology go hand in hand. Now we can enjoy all the benefits of the latest technology and materials and still either custom design or personalise our luggage in very limited […]

Top 10 luxury fashion items for her this Summer

Top 10 luxury fashion items for her this Summer

Love Summer? Then you’ll love this range of luxury fashion items to keep you looking cool no matter how hot it gets! From sandals to swimwear, there’s something here for everyone. So, what are you waiting for?  Treat yourself today from this selection of the latest must-have items for your wardrobe this Summer. Blue lagoon halter bikini from Verano […]

Top 10 luxury fashion items for him this Summer

Top 10 luxury fashion items for him this Summer

Are you looking forward to Summer? Whether your plan is to simply relax on the beach or add a few new essentials to your wardrobe, we have a treat in store for you with our latest luxury fashion round-up. Including everything from swimming trunks to ice cream inspired footwear (yes, you read that right!), we […]

Is it high time we had a standard size for hand luggage when flying?

Is it high time we had a standard size for hand luggage when flying?

Let’s face it – flying with hand luggage isn’t as straight forward as it could be. Sure, if you’re familiar with the airline’s hand luggage size restrictions, that goes a long way. But when those restrictions vary slightly from one airline to another – or indeed within one airline, depending on the bag type (think […]

3 tried and tested travel accessories from my latest trip

3 tried and tested travel accessories from my latest trip

Those of you who read about our trip to North Cornwall will know already that we had a great week, and were spoilt with both wonderful accommodation and some great weather. On my last trip we tried out just three new items – an advanced backpack, a high quality travel organiser and an app that […]

Win a new Sigma lens for your DSLR camera!

Win a new Sigma lens for your DSLR camera!

If you have an interest in photography, you’ll be familiar with the name Sigma.  Although the company lends it name to a range of camera models, it is best known as a manufacturer of quality lenses. Some of you may recall that earlier this year I road-tested the Sigma 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro | Contemporary lens on […]

Top 5 luxury carry-ons

Top 5 luxury carry-ons

Keep calm and carry on. These overhead approved carry on bags are the perfect mix of class and compact-chic for your journey. There are many important characteristics to consider when looking for the perfect carry on. Whether it’s for a long haul journey or is just serving as a weekender bag your carry on fits […]

What to look out for with this year's beach trends

What to look out for with this year’s beach trends

It is that time of the year when the layers have come off, we’re seeing more sun, higher temperatures at last, and we hear the beach calling our name. We can practically feel the sand between our toes or taste a smooth, fruity cocktail by the pool. We can’t wait to get our feet wet. […]

6 reasons photography tourism is for you

6 reasons photography tourism is for you

Throw away the guidebooks and bask in the beauty of the world, spend time understanding the locals and capture fleeting moments of sheer spontaneity with photography tourism. Artisans of their craft or those who want to perfectly hone their skills, to open up a book of new images and to step away from the beaten […]

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