Category: Travel Equipment

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!) […]

The art of travelling light

The art of travelling light

Whether you are jetting off to a far-flung destination or looking forward to a luxury weekend getaway closer to home, the stress of packing can really take the edge off your sense of anticipation. Packing for a holiday really doesn’t have to be a stress-inducing experience though, particularly not for those planning to stay in […]

The very best luxury equipment for real wintersports

The very best luxury equipment for real wintersports

Passionate about winter sports and can’t imagine life without skiing or snowboarding? Find summer a drag that gets in the way of real holidays? Need to look unique, wearing stuff that’s ‘out-of-the-box’? This luxury winter sport equipment will help you stand out in a crowd. Bling, hi-tech or hip-hop-hero, here’s how to swank it on […]

A great little app for the world traveller

A great little app for the world traveller

We stumbled upon this app recently and think you will like it. Travel Voice Translator Linguatec was released on the App Store only a week ago and costs just $0.99. It is optimized for iPhone 5, but will also run on earlier versions of the iPhone, as well as on the iPod Touch and iPad. […]

Top 10 last minute luxury travel gifts for Valentine’s

Top 10 last minute luxury travel gifts for Valentine’s

Following the phenomenal popularity of our recent ‘top 10 luxury travel gifts for Valentine’s‘ round-up that we posted just a couple of weeks ago, we realised that there was a significant demand for this, and so have decided to come up with more ideas for you in this last minute round-up. With just days to […]

4 resort casual essentials for your next luxury vacation

4 resort casual essentials for your next luxury vacation

With the cold blasts of winter in full swing, it is no surprise why discerning travelers will be taking advantage of cruise season and heading for a warmer locale. Whether you find yourself in Maui or en route to the Caribbean islands, prime your tropical mindset with the hunt for the right resortwear.  Luxury designers […]

Now there are no excuses... even for the seasoned traveller

Now there are no excuses… even for the seasoned traveller

It’s another rainy day in New York, London, Madrid. No, probably not Madrid. Two more days of business meetings, heavy dinners and then the long flight home. Home, a place you don’t need to put your life on hold. Home, a place you can cook what you want, and get your body back in shape. Sound familiar? […]

5 great luxury travel apps for your smartphone

5 great luxury travel apps for your smartphone

Smartphones are the ultimate handheld device for travellers, making the experience more rewarding than ever before. If you want to fly first class, stay in 5-star hotels and eat at Michelin rated restaurants we’ve collated the top luxury travel apps to help you do so. These applications are available on a range of platforms and […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for Valentine's

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for Valentine’s

Our top 10 Christmas round-up of gift ideas proved to be such a huge success that we thought we’d run with something similar for Valentine’s Day. Whether you are buying for him or for her, we hope you’ll find something here to give you inspiration. And so, without further ado, here are 10 luxurious ideas […]

Photograph of the week: Embracing technology in Southeast Asia

Photograph of the week: Embracing technology in Southeast Asia

Travellers sometimes unnecessarily fret that visiting Southeast Asia will cut them off from all modern conveniences that their homes offer, but that is simply not the case. In fact, luxury hotels in Southeast Asia offer most of the same amenities that they do elsewhere like flat-screen televisions, satellite cable access, Wi-Fi, state-of-the-art exercise equipment, round-the-clock business […]

3 Valentine's Day “classics” that have inspired British authors

3 Valentine’s Day “classics” that have inspired British authors

Romance is created by many different things – landscapes, music, food and art can all spark the emotion of romance. Over the years artists, playwrights and authors have been inspired by the UK’s beautiful stunning landscapes, towns and villages to create some of the world’s most famous works. These same locations can provide a perfect […]

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