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Whisky review: Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2016

The Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2016 is perhaps one of this year's most-hyped releases. Its 2013 predecessor was widely praised, which...

Martin Eber |

The DIY inflight amenity kit

Airline amenity kits are one of the many treats awaiting any flyer on admittance to the pointy end of the plane. But as you cl...

David Flynn |

The Singleton of Glen Ord, Dufftown

The Singleton is not a single distillery, but rather a brand which represents the single malts of multiple distilleries. One o...

Martin Eber |

Whisky review: GlenDronach 12, 15, 18, 31

GlenDronach enjoys a cult following amongst whisky lovers, and it's not hard to see why. While other distilleries previously k...

Martin Eber |

15 great whisky bars in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has arguably become Asia's whisky capital, with ex-pats and locals alike adopting the dram as their drink of choice &...

Martin Eber |

Top duty-free shopping tips

One of the best side benefits of being a business traveller has got to be the shopping. Few globetrotters set off for an overs...

David Flynn |

Whisky review: Compass Box

Compass Box is an independent bottler which blends and bottles 'small batch' Scottish whiskies under their own label,...

Martin Eber |

Six tips for staying fit on the road

Business travel and fitness do not go together. Trust me on this. I’m pretty much a full-time business traveller and a v...

David Flynn |

Three great whiskies to buy duty-free

One of the many delights of travel is the ability to stock up on some amazing whisky – or whiskey, if you insist on the U...

Martin Eber |

Lufthansa, Porsche first class team-up

Here's a good reason to turn up early for your next Lufthansa flight, or book an extended transit between flights: the opportun...

David Flynn |

Five easy ways to tamper-proof your bags

Luggage tampering and theft happens all around the world – even when you’re heading to tourist-friendly destination...

Chris Chamberlin |

IWC opts for smartband, not smartwatch

IWC is dipping a toe into the smartwatch waters – but don't expect the Swiss marque to trade its renowned mechanical move...

David Flynn |

Paklite unveils new 'Altitude' luggage

Paklite’s new ‘Altitude’ range of hard-shell suitcases have hit the streets and skies, with both cabin and ch...

Chris Chamberlin |

Flying to the USA? Grab a TSA baggage lock

Locking your luggage is a great deterrent to would-be thieves, but if you’re travelling to the USA or Canada, you’l...

Chris Chamberlin |

Coming soon: your very own $250k jetpack

If your Bentley isn’t fast enough but the Gulfstream's in the workshop having a new spa fitted, strap on a Martin Aircraf...

Chris Chamberlin |

SA Rand for Virgin's travel money card

IN BRIEF | Virgin Australia's Global Wallet travel money card has added the South African Rand to its list of foreign currencie...

David Flynn |

Trunkster bag packs GPS, USB charger

Losing your luggage will soon become a thing of the past, with America’s Trunkster brand unveiling bags with built-in GPS...

Chris Chamberlin |

Bose launches SoundLink headphones

Joining the existing line-up of Bose audio gear for frequent travellers are the SoundLink headphones – the first on-ear B...

Chris Chamberlin |