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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 &...

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...

Whisky review: Compass Box

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

In-flight reading...

So you're off on (another) business trip. You've settled into your seat on the plane, with many hours stretching ahead of you. ...

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...

Airlines invest in tech for disruptions

IN BRIEF | Airlines are investing in smart technologies to manage flight disruptions better, according to a recent SITA Airline...

New luggage ranges from Paklite

Paklite’s new Cyborg, Featherweight and Jet-Lite ranges hit the shelves this month, with designs that are both lightweigh...

Five tips for using credit cards abroad

Credit cards are a great companion when jetting abroad – you don’t need to juggle wads of foreign cash, and they&rs...