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UPDATE: Evaluating headphones – Dr Dre Beats Tour

The Bose Quiet Comfort 15 just are too bulky to carry, and a real hassle to sleep in.  I have therefore had a few trips with the Beats Tour headphones. http://www.beatsbydre.com/earphones/beats-tour/beats-beatstour,default,pd.html They are small, comfortable and I got a set of … Continue reading

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Change Headphones from Bose QuietComfort 15

I currently carry a set of Bose Quiet Comfort 15 headphones. They are good quality, comfortable to wear, and the noise cancelling is among the best I have tested.  They use AAA batteries, and have quite a thin cord. There … Continue reading

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Dealing with weather – Sunglasses and Umbrella

Sunny weather needs sunglasses – especially if you are driving. I chose RayBan aviators with G10 grey tint. They have a low “side-bleed” and are optically excellent. I might have chosen polarization if i was in a high glare environment. … Continue reading

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Mobile Phone: Upgraded to Samsung (Google) Nexus S

After a lot of procrastination, and a review of the decision criteria ( https://flyerkit.com/2010/12/20/mobile-phone-factors-in-decision/ ) I went into Carphonewarehouse and walked out with a Nexus S – http://www.google.co.uk/nexus/ – as a free upgrade on Vodafone (My Vodafone bill is about £2,500/yr so … Continue reading

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Mobile Phone: Factors in Decision

A mobile phone for a traveller must have the following features: UMTS / 3G with standard SIM to enable flexible voice, txt, dat ause worldwide “1 day” battery life Excellent voice and text with easy contact management (sync with outlook) … Continue reading

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Carry-On Case: Selecting the Rimowa Salsa Cabin Trolley

The most important piece of Flyer Kit is the “carry-on” case. Requirements are: Must meet carry-on dimensions of most airlines – which means 55cm x 40cm x 20cm – see http://thetravelinsider.info/travelaccessories/airlinecarryonluggageallowances.htm Must be light and have a lot of capacity. … Continue reading

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