Category: Travel Equipment

6 products to help you survive a long haul flight

6 products to help you survive a long haul flight

The longest commercial flight to date is courtesy of Singapore Airlines from Newark to Singapore, which lasts an unbelievable 18 hours and 50 minutes. For some, the idea of spending almost an entire day in the air sounds absolutely miserable, but if you’re armed with the right products, you may actually enjoy yourself! Here are […]

5 weekender travel bags perfect for your mini getaway

5 weekender travel bags perfect for your mini getaway

What’s a quick getaway without a sleek and stylish carry-all accomplice? Don’t be tied down with heavy, cumbersome luggage – it will slow your (deservedly) wandering step.  But don’t cramp your style either; it won’t do to be without your travel essentials! When leaving town for a two to three day mini escape, you’ll want to […]

A new luxury micro- and mini-bikini brand from Barcelona: BE YOU MINI

A new luxury micro- and mini-bikini brand from Barcelona: BE YOU MINI

Born in Barcelona in 2013, as a the result of a long family tradition of custom tailoring, BE YOU MINI is a new, luxury, micro- and mini-bikini brand distinguished by its minimalism, luxury and exclusivity. It is not only elegance and minimalism, it’s a range of new sensations for women. Feeling confident and sexy is […]

MappLore: a useful mapping app for your travels

MappLore: a useful mapping app for your travels

I recently tested the MappLore app, available on the iPhone and iPad.  It’s very simple and easy to use, but with practical applications for travellers also. There’s also a very useful YouTube video that runs through it all in a nutshell and is a useful starting point, but here’s a written explanation of how it […]

Interview with Bridget King, Owner of Lilylola

Interview with Bridget King, Owner of Lilylola

Married with three grown children, four cats and a dog, Bridget King is owner of Lilylola and has always had an insatiable passion for fabric, textures and fashion, combined with a deep appreciation of the human form and sculpture. Her career started in advertising and progressed predictably into fashion and retail. She is highly motivated […]

Make My Switzerland

Make My Switzerland

Ever wondered what it would be like to really see a city through a local’s eyes? Well, now you can. At Switzerland Tourism, they’ve come up with the free and easy Make My Switzerland app, which sidesteps the tourist traps to take you straight to the heart of a city and the locals who live […]

5 of the most luxurious beauty products for travel

5 of the most luxurious beauty products for travel

This is it, the realization of six months of travel planning.  You are ready: resort wear picked out, fun itinerary in place and the promise of sun and sand just a plane-ride away.  But before you embark on that twelve-hour flight to paradise, lookover our top five beauty essentials for travel. Afterall, you wouldn’t want […]

Top 10 essential travel items for kids this Summer

Top 10 essential travel items for kids this Summer

Going somewhere with the kids this Summer?  Whatever age your children, here are some great accessories to take with you, whether it be to look after your little ones with a car seat on your airport transfer, or whether it’s simply to protect your their precious skin from the sun’s harmful rays.  Wherever you’re heading, […]

Top 10 essential travel items for the Summer

Top 10 essential travel items for the Summer

Going somewhere special this Summer?  Whether it’s an adventure in the Amazon or the beach in Barbados, why not treat yourself first to one of these great Summer accessories?  We have everything from water bottles to jetskis so quite a diverse range of gifts! So, without further ado, here’s our selection of the top 10 […]

Win £500 to spend with Sunuva, the luxury beachwear brand for children

Win £500 to spend with Sunuva, the luxury beachwear brand for children

Here at A Luxury Travel Blog we’ve joined forces with luxury kids’ swimwear and beachwear brand Sunuva to offer you a great prize – £500 worth of Sunuva merchandise! Sunuva is the beachwear of choice for many celebrity Mums and has earned itself a great reputation since it uses the highest quality Italian fabric so they […]

10 of the best places in the world for travel photography

10 of the best places in the world for travel photography

National Geographic’s Jim Richardson – a photojournalist whose work first appeared in the National Geographic almost 30 years ago – was recently asked to compile a bucket list of his 10 most iconic places in the world for photographers. Apparently, it didn’t take long. Here are the 10 places he chose: Antarctica Venice, Italy Machu Picchu, […]

Top 10 designer sunglasses for Summer 2013

Top 10 designer sunglasses for Summer 2013

With Summer now well and truly upon us, and no doubt many of you heading for sunnier climes this year, we thought we’d do a quick round-up of some of the best sunglasses currently on the market. Here we’ve selected 10 luxurious-yet-affordable designs for you to choose from. Please tell us which ones you like […]

Kitting out your kids for the holidays

Kitting out your kids for the holidays

If you’re looking forward to the Summer holidays and have still yet to kit out your kids for a (hopefully) glorious Summer ahead, then take a look at the chic swimwear and beachwear from Sunuva. They have a great range of UV garments to help keep your kids safe in the sun, and styles that […]

Interview with Sarah Lee, Founder of LiveShareTravel and Author of The Luxury Traveller’s Handbook

Interview with Sarah Lee, Founder of LiveShareTravel and Author of The Luxury Traveller’s Handbook

A journalist and editor, Sarah Lee started Maia Communications, a marketing communications company, with her husband Terry, in 2009. She has a PR diploma, 17 years’ experience on newspapers, magazines and corporate publications. Sarah also founded luxury travel and lifestyle magazine LiveShareTravel in 2010. What is it that you do exactly? We’ve taken our hobby and made it […]

Packing essentials for every eventuality (so far!)

Packing essentials for every eventuality (so far!)

We’ve learnt a lot about what not to forget to pack over the years by forgetting it!  I  never seem to have space for half of what I travel with (and never use/wear half of it anyway) and so it always amazes me that I can forget anything…  my husband has set up in Evernote […]

The top 10 luxury swimsuits to be seen in this Summer

The top 10 luxury swimsuits to be seen in this Summer

Following on from our top 10 luxury bikinis to be seen in this Summer which was posted just a few days ago, here’s our guide to the top 10 swimsuits to be seen in this Summer also. This season there will be some bold prints and retro pieces and, swimsuits in white – which looks […]

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