Travel Gear

Samsonite EVOA Tech is Mensa-grade smart luggage

A new wave of 'smart bags' provides security and convenience for the harried traveller.

How to get a second Australian passport

Having just one Australian passport is sufficient for most travellers, but regular international jetsetters can actually apply ...

Australian debit cards with no overseas fees

A growing number of Australian debit cards offer savvy travellers various ways to save on international transaction fees, and i...

Aesop and Rimowa debut luxe travel kit

Two of the world's leading luxury brands have come together to produce a must-have masterpiece for the discerning traveller. T...

Being always ready for business when you travel

Plenty of things can affect your business trips – flight delays, weather events, and terrible traffic to name but a few &...

Rimowa's see-through bag has nothing to hide

"Transparency" has been a go-to buzzword in the business and tech industries over the past few years, but German luggage maker ...

The world's ten best road trips

After all the time you spend flying, why not add a road trip to your next holiday – or even tack it onto the end of your ...

Review: BMW X3 crossover is the ideal small SUV

The affordable, minimal X3 is the model of what a small SUV should be, discovers Bloomberg motoring columnist Hannah Elliott. ...

Montblanc's bespoke nib service

We've previously looked at how Montblanc makes its famous pens, but the German company also offers a bespoke service to create ...

Buying your first 'real' watch?

Looking to pick up your first fine timepiece? These latest models will see you spoiled for choice without breaking the bank. B...

How Montblanc makes its famous pens

We visit Montblanc's factory and museum in Hamburg, where the company has been crafting quality writing instruments for most of...

Segway's new Puppy 1 suitcase

Tired of pulling and pushing your luggage around? Segway is behind the development of a new 'self-driving' suitcase called the ...

Make your passport last longer when getting full

Running out of pages in your passport but still have a while before it expires? It's an issue that many business travellers fac...

Square watches put a new angle on telling time

There are plenty of reasons why mechanical watches are round. But that doesn’t mean they look best on the wrist. Shortly...

Japan takes on Swiss in high-end watch market

In a factory surrounded by snow-covered peaks, technicians in lab coats use tweezers to assemble tiny metal parts into self-win...

Jaguar's 2018 XF Sportbrake station wagon

Minus the rash of million-dollar hypercars cropping up from Geneva to Los Angeles, station wagons are the most exciting segment...

Best cars of the Geneva Motor Show

The world’s most expensive, most prestigious new cars descended on Geneva last week in a swirl of carbon fiber rims, cash...

Review: Roku is a premium Japanese gin

Beam Suntory, whose brands include Jim Beam bourbon and Laphroaig Scotch whisky, reckons drinkers in Europe are ready for a new...