Category: Travel Equipment

MAGPIX Pocket Photo Album

MAGPIX Pocket Photo Album

This ultra-portable TFT digital image display allows you to take treasured moments with you wherever you go. The compact MAGPIX Pocket Photo Album weighs just 2.2 ounces and fits easily into the palm of your hand or in a pocket. Built-in Flash memory allows you to store multiple pictures and there’s a memory card slot
The Beerbelly

The Beerbelly

Not only will The Beerbelly help you look the part at baseball games and the like, it’ll also help you to keep hydrated. This removable spare tyre sits underneath your clothing, and is made with a neoprene holster and a polyurethane bladder that holds up to 80 fluid ounces, along with a tube for dispensing.
Altec Lansing inMotion IM3C Portable Audio System for iPod and iPod Photo

Altec Lansing inMotion IM3C Portable Audio System for iPod and iPod Photo

The Altec Lansing inMotion IM3C Portable Audio System for iPod and iPod Photo allows you to play your iPod through a portable speaker system. Just put your iPod in the dock, then press play. It’s that easy. The revolutionary MaxxBass technology creates quality bass without a subwoofer, and the built-in docking station provides the same
StashCard

StashCard

If you have a laptop, the chances are that you don’t use the PC card slot. Well, now you can use that empty space for something practical  yet unrelated to the performance of your machine. With the StashCard from Wireless Garden, you can use it to store small items such as memory cards, stamps, keys
Seadoo Seascooter GTI

Seadoo Seascooter GTI

The Seadoo Seascooter GTI is a big performer in a tiny package. It delivers thrust for a speed of up to 2.5mph/4km/h, down to 100ft./30m depth. The GTI is light enough to carry in one hand (it weighs just 18lbs/8.4KG including battery), making beach diving with a DPV a reality and snorkeling a dream. It
Rectangular Aviator sunglasses from Prada

Rectangular Aviator sunglasses from Prada

Made in Italy, the stylish  Rectangular Aviator sunglasses from Prada offer 100% UVA/UVB protection with a wraparound shield that protects both the eyes and face from the sun. The frames are made from silver metal, holding brown gradient lenses, and the brown plastic arms exhibit the Prada logo. The sunglasses retail at $220 with Neiman
Acton Treadway Cummerbund Bag

Acton Treadway Cummerbund Bag

The Acton Treadway Cummerbund Bag is made to go around your waist or across your body (as pictured). It has three separate pockets and made in LA from leather and felt.  Or, as they put it, it’s “like having pockets around your waist but leaving your pants pockets free for your hands”.  At $500 a
Freestyle Audio Fusion Amp

Freestyle Audio Fusion Amp

Personally, I’m not a big fan of listening to music when I’m enjoying a particular activity, but I’m at least aware that the same is  not true  for everyone. For those that like to listen to music when they swim, surf, snowboard or whatever, then Freestyle Audio‘s Fusion Amp could be just the ticket. This
Keep fit on your travels with Handytrim

Keep fit on your travels with Handytrim

Exercising whilst on the move isn’t always easy but this small device Handytrim is a handy contraption to help you keep in shape. You simply twirl the metallic wheel in the middle for five minutes a day and your upper body will be toned and ready for the beach… apparently! Handytrim packs into a small
Solestrom SmartSwim™ UV Meter Bikini

Solestrom SmartSwim™ UV Meter Bikini

Solestrom have come up with the world’s first UV Smart Bikini featuring a smart fabric UV meter with Bright LED display. Designed to protect you from excessive exposure to the sun’s rays, the device is quick and easy to use and  powered by standard long lasting CR2025 batteries.
The future of parking?

The future of parking?

Parking your car in a tight spot has been made much easier in recent times with the aid of sensors that detect how close you are to an obstacle.   But it sounds like there’s plans to make it easier still, and this time you won’t even have to be in the car. The new
Holidays for Couples Readers' Choice Awards 2006

Holidays for Couples Readers' Choice Awards 2006

The Australian magazine Holidays for Couples has unveiled the winners of its Readers’ Choice Awards for 2006. Here’s a summary of the gold award winners: Best Hotel/Resort South East Asia: Conrad Bali Resort & Spa, Indonesia Best Hotel/Resort Indian Ocean: Angsana Resort & Spa Maldives Ihuru, Maldives Best Hotel/Resort Pacific Islands: Sofitel Fiji Resort &
Air-conditioned shirt

Air-conditioned shirt

An ex-Sony technician, Kouzi Ichigaya, has launched the world’s first ‘air-conditioned’ shirt. The shirt can be powered by USB, an in-car cigarette lighter or, perhaps most practically of all, by four AA batteries. Shirts for both men and women are currently available in Japan. Two small fans are located on both sides of the shirt,
Aquamask from Fuji

Aquamask from Fuji

Fuji Photo Film U.S.A. Inc., has devised a new, custom-made ‘Aquamask’ – a protective housing designed specifically for Fujifilm’s FinePix A400 and A500 digital cameras. The Aquamask is a tough, protective shell that allows for full digital camera operation as it protects the models from sand, dust and dirt, plus water up to a depth
Solar-powered handbag

Solar-powered handbag

Doctoral student Joe Hynek (aka ‘solarjo.com‘) has designed  a fashion friendly handbag covered in solar panels, allowing you to always re-charge your mobile phone or MP3 when on the move. The final product looks to have been tastefully finished and I’m sure at $300 a piece he should be able to find a few buyers.
Diamond Crypto Smartphone

Diamond Crypto Smartphone

I can’t really think why someone would spend over $1 million on a cellphone but the accessories maker Peter Aloisson wouldn’t be launching another (that’s right folks, this is  their second  cellphone  with a $1m+ price tag) if they didn’t think there was some merit in it. This latest creation – the Diamond Crypto Smartphone