Category Archives: TRAVEL

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

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(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
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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

Paul Smith Universal Adapter: adapter with a touch of luxury

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(credit: Paul Smith) Paul Smith Universal Adapter | €145.00 | www.paulsmith.co.uk

if your life revolves around luxury designer products, then you probably already have designer light switches in your home but when you travels, shouldn’t your universal adapter should be of designer item as well? for completeness sake. lucky for you, there’s the Paul Smith universal adapter that cost a pricey €145 (about US$210 – a princely sum in the universal adapter world) to go with your luxe lifestyle. for that price, you will get the usual coverage of electrical plugs, along with two powered USB ports for your mobile gadgets charging needs. apart from that, you will also get the good look blessed by Paul Smith and a black leather case to store it when not in use. the latter being an essential item to protect your investment and looking stylist when you travel. you got to admit that universal adapter never look so luxurious before. hit past the jump and check out a few more views to judge for yourself. Continue reading Paul Smith Universal Adapter: adapter with a touch of luxury

vintage style Paul Smith Men’s Steamer Luggages

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(credit: Paul Smith) Paul Smith Men’s Steamer Luggage | from £375.00 | www.paulsmith.co.uk

drawing inspiration from those vintage trunks used on ships, these hardshell luggages from British designer Paul Smith are sure to tantalize your vintage taste bud. dubbed simply as Steamer Trunks, these luggages come in three sizes (91-liter, 72-liter and 33-liter) and each luggage is hailed from durable plastic with double zip opening. these luggages feature multi-stripe leather trim side detailing, black leather trim carry handle, extendable pull-along handle, two adjustable clothing restraints, combination lock, a handful of zip fastening and netted pockets, and Paul Smith signature engraved hardware. the Paul Smith Men’s Steamer Luggages are available now from Paul Smith web store with a price starting from £375 (about US$615) for the Steamer Small Trolley Case, £435 (about US$714) for the medium version and the large size Steamer will set you back at £450 (about US$738). Continue reading vintage style Paul Smith Men’s Steamer Luggages

TUMI for Ducati Collection of Bags for Fall 2011

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(image credit: TUMI) TUMI Ducati Collection of Bags | from US$tba | www.tumi.com

TUMI and Ducati has come to together to launch a line of sport-inspired travel and lifestyle accessories. among the collection are three sporty read luggages, a pair of duffel bags, a backpack and a crossbody bag. the luggages are designed with TUMI’s signature “multi-layered ABS polycarbonate blend, and features commodious nylon front panels, add-a-bag straps” and handles crafted from aircraft-grade aluminum. three sizes will be available, including an international carry-on, Quattroporte medium trip case, as well as Quattroporte extended trip case. also in a largely red color theme are two duffel bags which include a large Due Porte Collapsible Wheeled Duffel and an Actuator Sport Duffel. last but not least, the Tank medium backpack and Deso small crossbody bag addresses the everyday active living lifestyle needs. the TUMI for Ducati collection is slated to the stores, online and offline, from October 1, 2011. international customer will be able to purchase the collection via Ducati.com when it becomes available this Fall. Continue reading TUMI for Ducati Collection of Bags for Fall 2011