Category: Travel Equipment

DuffelSafe 100 from Pacsafe

DuffelSafe 100 from Pacsafe

Pacsafe have announced 8 new products for 2006.  The DuffelSafe 100 which will be ready to ship next month. This is a secure duffel bag for home or abroad. When travelling, this bag is small enough to be carried on a plane and durable enough to be checked in. Several strap options make it comfortable
Carbon fibre iPod cases

Carbon fibre iPod cases

Looking for something a little more durable than a leather case for your iPod?   Then these carbon fibre iPod cases from C6 Manufacturing could be just the thing. This North Carolina company designs quality products with style and elegance. The cases come with a stainless steel belt clip and a clear film screen protector.
Are you Ready Freddy?

Are you Ready Freddy?

Would you be  ready on your travels in the event of a disaster? If the answer’s “no”, you might want to read on. Disasters, natural or otherwise, can strike any time, any place.  And you owe it to yourself and your family to be ready. The smart Ready Freddy emergency  pack is made up of
Olympus Stylus 810 Digital Camera

Olympus Stylus 810 Digital Camera

The Olympus Stylus 810 is a mega-slim, 8 mega-pixel digital camera due to hit the shelves next month. Being so slim, this is about as light as decent digital cameras get. The camera is packed with features: it comes with BrightCapture Technology, and  has the ability to compensate for camera shake, making it great for
Canon PowerShot A410

Canon PowerShot A410

As with previous versions, the new Canon PowerShot A410 lives up to all its expectations. This is a great little camera for the novice photographer who wants something that’s good quality but not at the prices of some of the more advanced models. It’s a 3.2 Megapixel camera with a 3.2x optical zoom lens so
Exploring The Best

Exploring The Best

This  specialist magazine about the best natural attractions in British Columbia’s Southern Gulf Islands & Sidney region is packed with information on the best hiking trails, viewpoints, birding  and marine life watching areas, and lots more. Exploring the Best magazine also provides  large, detailed maps to show you the way. It is available to purchase
iBoxer - yet another iPod must-have

iBoxer - yet another iPod must-have

It seems that iPod accessories abound at the moment. And it now appears there’s even something for those who can’t be without their music even when they’re wandering about in their underwear. I seriously question the usefulness of something like this but, if you’re really interested, run a search for the inventively-named  ‘iBoxer’ and you’ll
Thumbthing

Thumbthing

Sometimes it’s the simplest ideas that work. Next time, you’re sitting by your hotel pool and want to hold a glass of Champagne in one hand, and your book with the other, spare a thought for the Thumbthing.   This neat little accessory can also be used as a bookmark when you need to put
Golf Connoisseur goes digital

Golf Connoisseur goes digital

Golf Connoisseur is to begin distributing  its magazine in digital form to some of the most affluent households in the world. The print version of the magazine  can already be found at  top private golf clubs in the United States, as well as at the finest hotels, resorts, and spas; airline’s VIP lounges; private aviation
Motorola SLVR L7

Motorola SLVR L7

If you’re looking for a phone that’s slim but packed with features, then the new Motorola SLVR L7 (pronounced ‘Silver L7’ by the way) could be just the thing for you. It’s perfect also for those who aren’t into flip-tops but are jealous of RAZR owners. It remains to be seen whether it will stand
Heated toilet seats

Heated toilet seats

Apparently heated toilet seats are becoming all the rage in the United States.   Originally from Japan, they are making their way into the US via a Canadian company called Toto. (You’d think the Canadians might be keeping them for themselves!) I wonder how long it will be before these are commonplace in luxury hotel
Hinari Cellar Vie dual bottle wine chiller and warmer

Hinari Cellar Vie dual bottle wine chiller and warmer

Now you can travel with both a bottle of white and a bottle of red at exactly the right temperature! This neat contraption doesn’t require ice or water but instead uses the latest thermo electric peltier module technology to chill and warm the wine. It can chill wine at a rate of 6 °C per
Top 10 World's Most Romantic Luxury Hideaways

Top 10 World's Most Romantic Luxury Hideaways

Luxury Travel Magazine  has unveiled what they regard to the be the Top 10 World’s Most Romantic Luxury Hideaways. The hotels that make the list are sublime escapes in pristine surroundings offering unparalleled seclusion for romance. The top ten are: Villa Le Scale, Capri, Italy Ponta Dos Ganchos, Brazil Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado Hosteria Las
Duracell PowerPix

Duracell PowerPix

The new PowerPix  product from Duracell is a disposable digital camera battery which – they claim – allows you to take up to twice as many photographs as ordinary alkaline batteries. It uses NiOx technology (whatever that means!) and will  be available  in AA and AAA sizes later this month.   Duracell  is also  introducing
Fujitsu HandyDrive

Fujitsu HandyDrive

Are you a business traveller who needs  portable data storage whilst on your travels?   Then maybe Fujitsu’s latest offering is for you. They are getting ready to ship their newest 120GB  HandyDrive (20GB more than its predecessor). At five inches long and half an inch thick, it’s thin enough to slip in a big
HoteLuxury

HoteLuxury

Ever wanted to know where to get hold of that beautiful armchair in the last hotel suite you stayed in?   Or the beautiful  cabinet you spotted in the lobby?   If you have ever fallen in love with the furniture and décor in your hotel and wished that you could just take it home