Whether you’re a backpacker or a business traveller, there’s something for you in our latest round-up of ‘luxury travel treats’. In this edition, we have some really versatile luggage – a rucksack that can be wheeled around and a revolutionary garment for those of you who travel on business – not to mention more great apparel from Helly Hansen, a super-compact and lightweight drone from DJI and a beautiful timepiece from Patek Philippe.
The Farpoint is Osprey‘s award-winning travel backpack series… and with good reason. And the Farpoint Wheels 65 is the perfect travel companion, with plenty of space within it, along with the flexibility of being able to wheel your luggage around in places such as airports, as well as carrying it on your back like an ordinary backpack in places where you might be a little more restricted for space or when you need to navigate more quickly. The luggage comes complete with internal compression straps to secure your luggage and plenty of pockets to help organise your belongings. Additional features include the AirSpeed™ ventilated trampoline suspended mesh backpanel, an extendable ergonomic handle, ID card holder, key attachment clip and zippered scratch-free sunglasses and electronics pocket, to name just some.
“The future is unfolding” reads the tag on my PLIQO garment bag and, if you could see it for yourself, you would see we have come a long way since the days of traditional suit carriers. Awarded a US Patent for its unique folding system, PLIQO has changed business travel for good. Its unique design allows you to to travel with your suit or formalwear as comfortably and conveniently as possible, even on the longest of journeys. It’s large on the inside but ultra-compact once folded, with a footprint that’s smaller than a broadsheet newspaper. This quality garment bag can be carried on its own, packed into other bags, or be integrated with other luggage.
At just 470g, this lightweight waterproof jacket is perfect for keeping the chill off on those cooler days whilst you travel. Its technical, all-purpose marine design that Racing jacket from Helly Hansen is so well-known for is thanks to the input from professional racers. The jacket gives unrestricted freedom of movement whilst still providing warmth and protection against the elements. It also features a full-stretch construction along with a mesh lining, fleece collar and hand-warmer pockets. The highly technical and versatile design makes this a favorite jacket for teams and a go-to everyday jacket for those looking for an authentic marine style.
Weighing under 250 grams, Mavic Mini is almost as light as the average smartphone. This makes it perfect for travel – exceptionally portable and one of the lowest and safest weight class of drones, which in many countries may exempt it from certain regulations. This compact yet powerful drone is the perfect creative companion, capturing your moments in a way that effortlessly elevates the ordinary. Together with the easy-to-use DJI Fly app, you’ll enjoy a simplified flying experience and a perspective unlike any other. Mavic Mini supports 12MP aerial photos and 2.7K Quad HD videos. A 3-axis motorized gimbal provides superior camera stability and ensures clear, ultra-smooth footage.
The famous World Time watch, highly coveted by frequent flyers and collectors, is being relaunched with a carefully evolved rosegold or white-gold case, a newly designed, pierced hour hand that reflects the exclusive Patek Philippe style, as well as a manually guilloched dial center with a motif inspired by a historic model in the Patek Philippe Museum’s inventory. The model shown here is model number 5230G-014 in white gold.
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