Be Prepared. The motto of the Scouting Movement also rings true for travellers. The items you carry on a day to day basis can help you make the most of your time on the road.
Travel Cube is a multi-socket travel adapter with two fast-charge USB ports. The Travel Cube allows a user to plug in a piece of electronic equipment on the top of the device then connect it to a socket.
The Snugpak Softie Vest is a lightweight, body warmer style jacket designed for wearing when a chill grips the air. As such it’s a good piece of kit for early morning walks on summer days, when the air temperature hasn’t quite warmed up, or evenings, when temperatures again begin to drop.
Volcanic landscapes, Caribbean beaches and rainforests teeming with wildlife—including colourful tree frogs and birdlife—were just three aspects that excited me ahead of a visit Central America recently.
Brazil, Peru and Tierra del Fuego are among the locations featured in Roebuck: Tales of an Admirable Adventurer, Luke Waterson’s debut novel. But, like Waterson himself, the story of Roebuck begins in the south-west of England.
Julian McDonnell is the filmmaker behind the JoolzGuides series of videos about London. His work Take Me To Pitcairn has won three awards at tourism film festivals and is screened on Air Tahiti flights.
The lightweight Snugpak SJ6 jacket is both wind and water resistant. It’s a lovely piece of kit to wear while walking on windy days both in rural and urban settings.
The Beer and Food Companion, by Stephen Beaumont, is an informative, illustrated hardback book. For newcomers it provides an accessible introduction to brewing, world beers plus the pairing of food and beer.
The subtitle to Only in London summarises the nature of this guidebook. It is ‘a guide to unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects’ around the British capital.
At the 2015 World Travel Market, held at the ExCeL London, I pulled on a headset and took a look at the future of tourism. Virtual Reality – or VR as it’s known to insiders - seems set to become the next big thing in the travel industry.