Category Archives: TRAVEL

2013 TUMI for Ducati Collection

Ducati may be known for its motorsport excellence, but it does have a softer side and that mellower character comes in form of the 2013 TUMI for Ducati Collection, a retro chic travel bags and luggage that would be a perfect fit for those looking for a classy look. inspired by the motorsport racing era and the Italian motorcycle marque’s 1972 championship winning bike, the iconic 750 Imola Desmo, this retro collection comprises of four pieces: Scrambler Leather Rucksack (#65182; $595), Bronco Top Zip Leather Crossbody (#65104; $425), Apollo Leather Crossbody(#65105; $495), and the apple of our eyes, the Evoluzione International Carry-On (#65120; $995). common all four is a saddle-colored textured leather with perorated details and metal hardware, with the exception of the Evoluzione which is of a bi-material construction consisting of brushed alloy, triple-layer polycarbonate, along with the aforementioned leather. Continue reading 2013 TUMI for Ducati Collection

TUMI Tegra-Lite Continental Carry-on Luggage

ruggedness don’t always means a brawl-ish look. the TUMI Tegra-Lite Continental Carry-on Luggage is one good example. made from Tegris, a revolutionary polypropylene thermoplastic composite material used applications such as lifesaving armor (aka bulletproof vest), NASCAR race cars and protective gear for NFL players, this hardside suitcase will keep your personal travel belongings safe without the added heft. additionally, it is equipped with a four-wheel system for ease of maneuverability and a patented X-Brace 45 retractable telescopic handle system Continue reading TUMI Tegra-Lite Continental Carry-on Luggage

Crash Baggage: why worry? it is already crashed

so you have your spanking new luggage checked in and you couldn’t help but to imagine the worst that the baggage handlers would do to it? our advice: get a suitcase that has already been ‘crash’ and stop all that worry right there, right then and enjoy your flight. in a twist of a design, the luggages in the Crash Baggage collection sport dents (and quite a lot of them, we must say) as part of their design and hence, getting those nasty indents are no longer your worry and besides, it will make quite a style statement. don’t you think so? and that’s not to mention it will make your suitcase instantly recognizable when it parades out onto the carousel. Continue reading Crash Baggage: why worry? it is already crashed

TUMI Mixology Set

TUMI Mixology Set
TUMI Mixology Set | US$3,995.00 | www.tumi.com

if you haven’t stepped into a TUMI boutique or visited their official web store for the longest time, the you probably aren’t aware that TUMI is more than just bags and luggages. from gadget accessories to desktop accessories (USB flash drives, notepads – you name it), TUMI have you covered and now, it will make your dream of a career as a stylist traveling mixologist come true with its soon-to-be-available TUMI Mixology Set. this exquisite limited edition set is the result of a collaboration with Ketel One Vodka Continue reading TUMI Mixology Set

EO Travel Collection by Incase

EO Travel Collection by Incase
EO Travel Collection by Incase | from US$149.95 | goincase.com

traveling and gadgets don’t go hand-in-hand, especially with the tightened airport security and not to mention that these days, we have more than just a single laptop to bring with us. this is where EO Travel Collection by Incase can help. the collection consists of five travel bags: Hardshell Roller, Roller, Roller Brief, Backpack and Duffel – all designed to make your security check ordeal a little more painless. following the Incase’s tradition of clean, minimalist design mantra, all bags are carry-on compliant with most airlines and feature dedicated padded compartments Continue reading EO Travel Collection by Incase

XCOR Lynx: NYC to Tokyo in 90 Minutes


XCOR Lynx Flight | about US$95,000.00 per trip | www.xcor.com

if you (one) trust a rocket company to safely bring you from point A to point B, (two) has the yearning to see the space in person, and (three) has tons of cash to spare, then brace yourself for a coolest air (or rather space) travel any regular mankind has yet to experienced: a flight to the space and that will happen as early as year 2014. and the vehicle that will bring you to the edge of the Earth’s atmosphere is the XCOR Lynx, a supersonic jet developed by a private rocket company XCOR Aerospace and it will zip uber-rich passengers to the space in a round trip flight lasting 45 minutes Continue reading XCOR Lynx: NYC to Tokyo in 90 Minutes

Virgin Atlantic new Upper Class Suite

Virgin Atlantic new Upper Class Suite
(photos: Virgin Atlantic) Virgin Atlantic new Upper Class Suite | from US$3,988.20* | www.virgin-atlantic.com

we don’t know what’s your view on the price of air travel. would you go for the economy or first class, whenever possible? if the latter is your cup of English Breakfast, then British carrier Virgin Atlantic has just the right luxury to pamper yourself during the few hours in the air when you are traveling from London’s Heathrow Airport to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. what you will experience is the fruit of four years of research that brings together the best of both worlds: technology and creature comfort. Continue reading Virgin Atlantic new Upper Class Suite

Shirt Shuttle – crease-free solution for travelers

Shirt Shutter
(photos: Shirt Shuttle) Shirt Shuttle | £30.00 | www.shirtshuttle.com

any guy who travels will recount the horrid stories of creased shirts that greeted them at their destination. even crease-free shirts are not spared from the wrath of a tightly packed travel bag and that’s where the Shirt Shuttle comes in. this contraption consists of two parts: a folding board and a outer case. the folding board is designed with curved edges to ensure that the key areas of your shirt will not be creased. the folded shirt with the folding board is then placed inside the lightweight outer case that keeps your precious shirt from the elements and prevent it from being crushed when placed inside your bag. Continue reading Shirt Shuttle – crease-free solution for travelers

Disney’s Cars Land coming soon, gets previewed

Disneyland Cars Land - Radiator Springs Racers
(photos: Disney)

come summer 2012, theme park enthusiasts will have something to cheer about, especially if are a fan of Pixar animated film, Cars. dubbed the Cars Land, this 12-acre addition to the Disney California Adventure lets visitor relive the fictional town of Radiator Springs from the original animated film “Cars” and its 2011 sequel. three rides are offered for this new parcel, which includes Radiator Springs Racers, Luigi’s Flying Tires, and Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree, alongside these thrill rides are eateries and shops based on theme of a town along Route 66. personally, i am not so enticed by the latter but i am pretty doped by the prospect of the Radiator Springs Racers, which itself took up almost half of the new land. Continue reading Disney’s Cars Land coming soon, gets previewed

video: Miniatur Wunderland’s Largest Model Railway

Miniatur Wunderland Largest Model Railway
(image: screenshot from YouTube video)

for people who are fascinated by the workings of the world, it can be frustrating not being able to see those workings with a bird’s eye view physically. not even if you are a Superman, who theoretically, doesn’t exist anyway. the next best thing would be to visit the Miniatur Wunderland located in Hamburg, Germany. we featured the Knuffingen Miniature Airport of this breathtaking museum of the miniatures back in May, and now they have a new video to showoff to the world. the Miniatur Wunderland boost the world’s largest model railway with a mind boggling 13km of railway tracks with about 930 trains and 14,450 wagons traveling through it. other highlights of this surreal miniature setup includes 215,000 hand-glued figurines, and 300,000 mini LEDs were used for the lighting effect for buildings, autos, aircrafts and ships. Continue reading video: Miniatur Wunderland’s Largest Model Railway