Category: Travel Equipment

Taking steps to improve your travel photography

Taking steps to improve your travel photography

When thinking about travel photography, often what raises the level of your images are small adjustments in approach or composition, based around your intent. What are you hoping to achieve when you want to make a photograph? Having this thought is the first step to realising your vision. A yardstick commonly used is, have I […]

5 top composition tips for taking great holiday photos

5 top composition tips for taking great holiday photos

Have you ever thought about why your holiday photos don’t do justice to a place or capture its essence, that they seem to be just snapshots? As humans, we visually process scenes using a multitude of perspectives whilst the camera is limited to a single view and that distinction means pointing and shooting is often […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for kids this Christmas

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for kids this Christmas

Christmas is a special time for children and this year should be no exception. For any younger members of the family who are already showing an appetite for globetrotting, we hope this round-up of gift ideas provides some much-needed inspiration. Whether your child or grandchild (or niece or nephew!) loves days on the beach, trips […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for her this Christmas (US & Canada edition)

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for her this Christmas (US & Canada edition)

Finding her the perfect Christmas gift can be a little daunting sometimes. And this year, I’m sure you’ll want to get it right perhaps more than any other! Let us help take some of the guesswork out for you with these ten great suggestions that any lady who is regularly on the move will be […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for him this Christmas (US & Canada edition)

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for him this Christmas (US & Canada edition)

Love someone who loves travel? Give Santa a run for his money this year with these great gift ideas for men who love to travel. Whether its quality luggage, a cashmere blazer or a new gadget, you’re to find something here! 2020 has been such a difficult year for so many that Christmas will be […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for her this Christmas (UK & Europe edition)

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for her this Christmas (UK & Europe edition)

After an unprecedented time, and a prolonged period of little or no travel for most of us, Christmas will be extra special this year. Spoil the loved one in your life with some of these great gift ideas for a Christmas to truly remember. Rest assured, travel will return soon and your generosity will not […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for him this Christmas (UK & Europe edition)

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for him this Christmas (UK & Europe edition)

What a year it has been. We’d like to take this opportunity at A Luxury Travel Blog to wish you all the very best this festive season. And whilst travel may not still be on everyone’s mind just yet, there do look to be some signs of hope around the corner. That doesn’t mean you […]

Travel Related Games and Crafts

8 travel-related games and crafts

Travellers are still having to play destination roulette in order to confidently get away on holiday whilst we are amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Places are being constantly put on, or removed from, the list of countries considered safe to visit.  It may be a good time to look at some travel related games and crafts […]

The perfect, plane-friendly organiser that oozes elegance

The perfect, plane-friendly organiser that oozes elegance

After hundreds of trips over the last few decades, the one thing that has always remained elusive to me is an elegant functional way to carry all of my essential valuables. You know the types of items that need to be kept safe yet within easy reach, such as your iPad, keys, wallets, chargers, credit […]

Top 5 souvenirs to get only in Iceland

Top 5 souvenirs to get only in Iceland

Iceland is a country known for being hewn from Ice and Fire. Mountainous glaciers erupt in fountains of lava, towering cliffs give way to miles of black sand beaches and everywhere you turn, vistas offer views like nowhere else in the world. In the last decade, Iceland has used its incredible nature to become one […]

Your travel memories are hiding in your house - go find them

Your travel memories are hiding in your house – go find them

Vivian Green wrote; “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” It seems like the world is waiting for the storm to pass. As every news channel, inspirational Instagram post, and YouTube video, is collectively pointing out, I can look at this as a chance to restart, […]

The top 5 ways to dress for outdoor protection

The top 5 ways to dress for outdoor protection

As summer approaches and the weather heats up, it is natural to dream up blissful days outdoors. No doubt, many are seeking the special kind of solace that comes from time spent in nature as we navigate our new lockdown-defined lives. From simple walks in the countryside to multi-day excursions brimming with adventure, everything is […]

Luxury travel treats: Victorinox luggage, Buttercloth shirts, Arc'teryx footwear and more

Luxury travel treats: Victorinox luggage, Buttercloth shirts, Arc’teryx footwear and more

Travel might be temporarily ‘on hold’ right now but – rest assured – it won’t be this way forever. And when normality does return, you can be sure there will be plenty of pent-up demand to enjoy some quality time away. For when those happier times do return, here are some ideas for items for […]

10 reasons safari apparel makes the best outdoor clothing and gear

10 reasons safari apparel makes the best outdoor clothing and gear

Whether you’ve got a luxury African safari planned for the future or if you’re looking to get out into nature a little closer to home, what you wear makes a difference. The glamour of Africa and the outdoors can quickly lose its allure in the face of sunburn, insect bites, and blisters – and clever […]

10 essential travel books to read during self-isolation

10 essential travel books to read during self-isolation

“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are,” according to Mason Cooley. This idea is especially poignant at this time in our history. Myriad global authorities are advising social distancing and self-isolation because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, most of us find ourselves with some time to […]

Preparing yourself for the slopes with Helly Hansen

Preparing yourself for the slopes with Helly Hansen

February tends to be a very popular time for family ski holidays in the UK, with the half-term holidays usually falling around the middle to end of the month. It’s a time when families who love the outdoors head to the Alps with snow on most slopes pretty much guaranteed. As regular readers will know, […]