5 New Tech Buys For The Smart Traveller

You won’t want to jet off without these gadgets ever again

Luxe City Guides App, Free.
12 Aug 2015

Luxe City Guides App, Free.

The preferred guide of every style-savvy traveller is now available for your mobile. Other than the well-curated recommendations it's known for, this digital edition offers a handy currency converter, subway guides and offline maps, and directions for 25 of the world’s hottest cities. Available on the iTunes App Store and Google Play. Free download, guides at $12.98 for each destination.

Apple Watch, $1,088.
12 Aug 2015

Apple Watch, $1,088.

The hottest gadget of the year is a sure-fire conversation piece, and don’t worry that it’ll make you look too much like a tech geek. Go for this prettier, smaller 38mm variation, with a chic soft-pink strap that will work with just about every outfit.

Bowers & Wilkins Wireless Headphones, $690.
12 Aug 2015

Bowers & Wilkins Wireless Headphones, $690.

These babies are the English brand's first-ever Bluetooth headphones. Of course, what you also get with them are the construction and outstanding sound quality B&W's famed for. On top of all that, there's an impressive battery life of 17 hours, which means you won’t always be scrambling for a power socket while on vacay.

Baubax Travel Jacket, $89.
12 Aug 2015

Baubax Travel Jacket, $89.

Not strictly a tech product but still technically astounding is this “Swiss Army Knife of travel wear”. With 15 built-in features, it also functions as an eye mask, neck pillow, gloves, a blanket and much, much more. Pre-order yours on Kickstarter.

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX90V, $599.
12 Aug 2015

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX90V, $599.

This new release from Sony ticks all the right boxes for a travel camera. Compact, lightweight and, above all, selfie-friendly, it’s equipped with a 180-degree tiltable LCD screen with built-in retouching capabilities.