Category: Travel Equipment

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

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

The festive season is upon us which of course means the pressure is on to find the perfect gift. The task of Christmas gift-giving is not always an easy one – especially if he already seems to have everything – so we hope our list helps you out! From a Harrods hamper packed with luxury […]

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What to pack (and how!) for your safari

There was a time when going on safari meant travelling with an entourage, who would carry everything from your Louis Vuitton trunks to your campaign desk, your Persian carpets to your folding commode. With the opening of world class camps and lodges, equipped and decorated to incredibly high levels, you can leave most, if not […]

Visit the Riva Boutique for unique Christmas gifts

Visit the Riva Boutique for unique Christmas gifts

Riva is one of the most iconic brands in the boating world. The Italian company has a peerless reputation built on 175 years of excellence that extends beyond its legendary luxury speedboats and yachts. Since 1842, when the Riva boatyard was established on Lake Iseo in Sarnico, Italy, the name has become a synonym for […]

Luxury travel treats: MX4 mountain bike from Ridgeback, jackets from Simply Hike and Helly Hansen, and more

Luxury travel treats: MX4 mountain bike from Ridgeback, jackets from Simply Hike and Helly Hansen, and more

We have a great round-up of products to share with you this week – everything from bags to bikes. Whether you’re heading out to explore the outdoors, wanting to wrap up warm for the forthcoming ski season or currently in the market for travel-friendly apparel or an affordable digital camera, we have a slew of […]

Travel video of the week: David Yarrow reveals his photography secrets

Travel video of the week: David Yarrow reveals his photography secrets

David Yarrow has built an unrivalled reputation for capturing the beauty of the planet’s remote landscapes,tribes and endangered animals. He is now widely regarded as the UK’s best selling fine-art photographer of his genre and has become an inspiration for photographers all over the world. His Encounter Collection was exhibited in Hong Kong, New York […]

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8 highlights of the eye-catching SWAROVSKI OPTIK CL Companion NOMAD binoculars

Exploring stunning natural beauty is one of the greatest pleasures of travel. The joy of discovery and the freedom to experience more has just become even more exciting. Why? Because SWAROVSKI OPTIK has announced the launch of the new exquisite, eye-catching CL Companion NOMAD binoculars, in November 2018. Don’t miss out on these 8 exciting […]

Luxury travel treats: Helly Hansen race sailing special

Luxury travel treats: Helly Hansen race sailing special

Any of you that are frequent or even semi-frequent visitors to A Luxury Travel Blog will know that, when we are not away travelling, we spend quite a lot of our weekends taking our boys to race sailing events up and down the country, as well as overseas. And if there’s one thing that’s critical […]

Luxury travel news this week

Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […]

Luxury travel treats: glamping accessories special

Luxury travel treats: glamping accessories special

Are you partial to camping in luxury? The term ‘glamping’ has been around for some time and refers to ‘glamorous camping’. In short, it’s like camping but with all the comforts of home – a proper bed, feather duvet, and often Wi-Fi and running water. And if you want to make the experience that little […]

Luxury travel treats: Lumie Zest light, Bugaboo Fox pushchair and more

Luxury travel treats: Lumie Zest light, Bugaboo Fox pushchair and more

The focus for this week’s round-up is on products that make travel a little easier, whether it be a gadget to combat jet lag, a travel pushchair system that makes trips with little ones more bearable, portable skin care products or even iPhone wires that last. We hope you find something here that enables you […]

Luxury travel treats: COSMIQ+ dive computer, Go Dash Dot infinity bag and more

Luxury travel treats: COSMIQ+ dive computer, Go Dash Dot infinity bag and more

Are you enjoying Summer as much as we are?! Many parts of the world are enjoying record temperatures as we find ourselves in an unusually prolonged and broad heatwave, affecting much of Europe, Africa and North America. Even northern Russia saw exceptionally warm weather whilst hosting the World Cup. To make the hottest La Niña […]

Luxury travel treats: Summer essentials

Luxury travel treats: Summer essentials

Have you been enjoying the sunshine lately, or are you heading for sunnier climes? With Summer in full flow in many parts of the world right now, we’ve decided a round-up of luxury travel treats that has a focus on ‘Summer essentials’ would be rather fitting. With these ideas, you can have fun, stay cool […]

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Your complete reading list for Bhutan

In order to really make the most of your holiday, it is worthwhile to do a bit of reading about the country before you go. Bhutan has just four bookshops – three of them in Thimphu – and a limited selection of books in English, so we do recommend you try to buy before you […]

Luxury travel treats: Backpack from Dakine, charger from inateck, trousers from Daiwear and more

Luxury travel treats: Backpack from Dakine, charger from inateck, trousers from Daiwear and more

This week we have some real treats in store for you, from technologically advanced backpacks that could literally save your life to business travel wear for her that is every bit as stylish as it is comfortable. Whatever your type of travel – and your travel needs – hopefully you’ll find some inspiration here for […]

Luggage tags made by a 12 year old - all proceeds go to charity!

Luggage tags made by a 12 year old – all proceeds go to charity!

Our younger son, Tom, recently returned from school, telling us all about The Tenner Challenge, an initiative designed to get children to try their hand at entrepreneurship. Students are given £10 to invest in a product or service, and to see what they can turn that sum into in just 4 weeks. Tom has decided […]

Top souvenirs you can bring back from the Andaman Islands

Top souvenirs you can bring back from the Andaman Islands

Travel is all about making memories. When you come back from a journey, the memories are actually the best gifts that’ll enrich your life forever. Even then, when you bring back little things from your travels, it serves as a great remainder of the wonderful times you shared during those days. Also, when you have […]