Category: Travel Equipment

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 […]

The top 10 luxury bikinis to be seen in this Summer

The top 10 luxury bikinis to be seen in this Summer

Summer is finally upon us and so what better time to do a round-up on the top 10 luxury bikinis to be seen in this Summer.  Whether you’re heading for the beach, lounging by the pool, or just want to look good on your own private yacht, you are sure to find something here to […]

Win £500 to spend at Orlebar Brown!

Win £500 to spend at Orlebar Brown!

Here at A Luxury Travel Blog we’ve joined forces with Orlebar Brown to give you the chance to win £500 worth of goods from them. Inspired by 1960s poolside utopia, the Orlebar Brown world draws inspiration from the iconic pictures of Slim Aarons of Riviera and Palm Beach life during that decade. Orlebar Brown has […]

Top 5 must-have luxury travel gadgets

Top 5 must-have luxury travel gadgets

No matter how beautiful your location, or how sunny the weather is, many of us will admit to finding ourselves itching to switch on our laptop or check up on emails whilst we’re away on holiday. We even have the statistics to prove it. A recent poll from sunshine.co.uk found that ‘half of those in […]

The ultimate guide to successful packing

The ultimate guide to successful packing

Why do so many people get holiday packing wrong? And are men from Mars and women from Venus when it comes to packing? As airlines tighten their policies on baggage allowance, perfecting the art of packing could save you money as well as reduce stress, so the last minute travel website latedeals.co.uk has come up with […]

The ultimate hotel check-in, complete with 24-carat gold iPad

The ultimate hotel check-in, complete with 24-carat gold iPad

This was a tweet that certainly caught my eye this week: @BurjAlArab: “Today we launched exclusive 24 carat gold iPads, designed specifically for Burj Al Arab, for our in-house guests.”  Yes… that’s right… guests checking at the Burj Al Arab in Dubai are being treated to 24 carat gold iPads for the duration of the […]

The history of luxury travel – Emilio Pucci

The history of luxury travel – Emilio Pucci

When one hears “resort wear”, it’s doubtful that Olympic skiing or the Italian parliament comes to mind.  Enter Emilio Pucci, the man who single-handedly put bright, graphic prints on the international fashion stage.  With the world having to rebuild itself during the post WWII era, Pucci’s obsession with color (and lots of it) helped to […]

5 luxury fashion items you can't go on holiday without

5 luxury fashion items you can’t go on holiday without

We all want to look our best when away. We rummage through our wardrobe in search of the pieces that will make us feel as good as the vacation we’re about to embark on. But sometimes if you really want to dress to impress a bit of pre-holiday shopping is in order. So we’ve pulled […]

Photograph of the week: Young deer in the wilds of Tuscany

Photograph of the week: Young deer in the wilds of Tuscany

Experiencing a real adventure has become increasingly difficult in today’s world. In years gone by, one of the most common dangers of a trip to the wilderness was to encounter wild animals; nowadays it’s nearly impossible to meet creatures of any kind. Recently, however, wildlife watching has found a valuable ally in modern technology through […]

Australia's top 10 secrets

Australia’s top 10 secrets

The Australian travel magazine, Australian Traveller, has announced the 100 Best Travel Secrets of Australia in a special collectors’ edition of the magazine. The number one secret, Whites Beach in Byron Bay was one of the many stunning beaches to make the list. Several surprises made the top 10 – including Australia’s most expensive secret, Emirates […]

The history of luxury travel – Louis Vuitton

The history of luxury travel – Louis Vuitton

You’ve seen it amidst a throng of designer handbags, dangling from the forearm of many a celebrity and recognized its unmistakable logo.  But did you know that the world’s most valuable luxury brand (for six consecutive years, mind you) had its humble beginnings in packing the trunks of 19th Century French royalty? Backed by his […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for Easter

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for Easter

Easter is upon us – quicker than ever it seems this year, given that Easter falls early.  Even if it feels more like Christmas outside still – depending on what part of the world you are in – here are our top 10 luxury gift ideas to whet your appetite (quite literally, in some cases!) […]

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