Author Archive for Michael Wilkens

Timepieces that travel well: the top 5 trends in men's watches for 2015

Timepieces that travel well: the top 5 trends in men’s watches for 2015

Face it fellas, you like your arm jewelry as much as the ladies like their bling. And if there’s one truly indispensable accessory that every man of distinction has to have, it’s a classic, well-made, wristwatch. Any guy who says that he would never buy or wear an expensive watch probably isn’t being honest with […]

6 ways to combat jet lag

6 ways to combat jet lag

Let’s face it, flying across time zones is great for our spirit, our soul and our sense of wanderlust, yet it wreaks havoc on our internal clocks. Here are six ways to combat Jet Leg and recover faster to enjoy the adventure. Sleep early A week before, start pushing your bed time later if you’re […]

5 best places to see Fall foliage

5 best places to see Fall foliage

It’s all in the leaves this time of year. Vibrant shades of crimson, gold or buttercup beckon from all corners of the world. As long as you’re in the northern hemisphere, autumn leaves fall anywhere between September and November. Pack a carry-on with light layers and plan a weekend getaway this autumn to witness nature’s […]

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 […]

5 getaways where a carry-on is all you need

5 getaways where a carry-on is all you need

Sometimes you just need to get away from it all, even if it’s just for a long weekend. These are the trips that refresh and rejuvenate your soul – so don’t let them to break your back with a heavy bag. Your revitalization should begin when you pack and continue as you walk past the […]

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 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 […]