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Road Warriors

Jump Cable – USB/Thunderbolt Recharger [REVIEW]

The Jump Cable (originally a Kickstarter project from Native Union) is now available in stores. It's a very sound concept that suffers from some problems in its implementation. The idea of the Jump … READ MORE

Doxie Portable Scanners – Ultraportable & Simple

  As smartphones improve their cameras, they can be used more and more as portable documents scanners (with special Apps). Nevertheless, this works better for smaller items, such as receipts. … READ MORE

Shirt Shuttle combats wrinkled travel clothes

That freshly pressed shirt will probably look anything but... by the time you get to your destination and pull it from your bag. While there are shirt boards that may help you to do the folding … READ MORE

Air Pillow – Home is where I lay my head

If you like sleeping on park benches, people's floors, or basically anywhere you can get a few minutes kip... then you might consider getting yourself an Exped Air Pillow. This inflatable pillow … READ MORE

Transcend SSD Thunderbolt [ALERT]

We purchased a Transcend 1TB SSD external drive with combined Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 interfaces. The speed of the Thunderbolt interface was significantly faster and we used the drive to backup and … READ MORE

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AirBnB – My First Adventure

I have been going to San Francisco a lot recently and have been very surprised by the outrageous rates of the hotels, there. It seems that there's always a conference in town, during which the rates … READ MORE

The Majestic Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

I was in Kuala Lumpur on business for a week and thought it would be worth trying a new hotel. I had stayed at the Mandarin Oriental before and, while I liked it's location (right next to the Petronas … READ MORE

Distinctively, exceptionally, inimitably Bollinger

Mrs W falls head over heels for the grande dame that's a true fine wine lover's champagne. Quietly interwoven into the sleepy village of Ay, sits one of the last great independent champagne houses. … READ MORE

Mesotherapy – Myth or Panacea?

Article Summary Mrs W tries out a mesotherapy for the face treatment and gives her thorough and honest review. … READ MORE

The Best Masseuse in London

Article Summary Mrs W has had countless massages in every conceivable style from all around the world. Nevertheless, she finds one of the world's best masseuses right in the heart of London and able … READ MORE

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Urban Diaries

Ski Boots that fit like a glove

I’ve been skiing since I was about three years old, but always used rental ski boots. It never occurred to me that the choice between my own boots and a rental pair would be anything but comfort – as opposed to performance. Also, I’m skiing less-and-less over the years, so it didn’t seem to make […]

Mass Extinction

I attended a cocktail reception at the Belgravia gallery, as it showcased the recent work of Susan Swartz. She is very committed to protecting the environment – not only through her own art but, also, through the work she does for charity. In addition, she and her husband (a founding partner of Accel Partners, Jim […]

Fresh ‘Frozen’ Seafood at Barbarossa, Bodrum

The Barbarossa restaurant at the Kempinski Hotel in Bodrum, Turkey, has a fantastic seafood display next to its fresh lobster tanks. You cannot help but pass it on your way into the restaurant. On a fresh bed of ice, you will find sea bass and other local fish, in addition to various crustaceans.
However, as I […]

Wedgwood the Pioneer

I was listening to a speech made by Sir Howard Stringer at Lancaster House – which, by the way, is a stunning piece of property. In his speech he spoke of Josiah Wedgwood, who is famous for creating the porcelain wares company.
He described Wedgwood as the quitessential British entrepreneur. He was an artist and a […]

Luxury Golf & Beach Resort – Val Do Lobo

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The Jump Cable (originally a Kickstarter project from Native Union) is now available in stores. It’s a very sound concept that suffers from some problems in its implementation.
The idea of the Jump cable is to perform as a USB to Thunderbolt cable for everyday use as well as functioning as an iPhone or iDevice recharger […]