Pierre Marcolini Advent Calendar
It's time to quit cheap chocolate advent calendars and step up your Christmas preparations with this luxury advent calendar full of delicious pralines.
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The Folio Society - The Snow Leopard
Highly regarded as one of the most inspiring travel books ever, The Snow Leopard has had the full Folio Collection treatment with a stunning hardback edition. For those of you not familiar with the Folio Society, they provide some of the highest quality book editions with collaborations with leading artists, photographers and illustrators to create truly unique editions of some of the most iconic books.
Day 2 Dry wash spray
Now this isn't a typical Christmas gift, but a perfect addition for the budding traveller. This spray is much more than a fabric fragrance spray, and offers a quick solution to cleaning a freshening up your clothes on the go. It helps revive your clothes and can also reduce wrinkles so perfect for when your are out on the road.
Lifesaver Liberty - Water bottle and filter
What's better than giving the gift of pure water for Christmas. This is a brilliant device from the water experts Lifesaver. The canister doubles up as a water bottle, and also a water filter which is capable of coping with the nastiest of water sources. It uses filtration which removes 99.99% of Viruses, Bactreria and Cysts and enables you to drink water from virtually any water source. The 2in1 features means you can drink from it as a bottle, or pump water through it to fill larger water containers.
Red Original - Dry Pouch
Paddle Board creators Red, have come up with a fabulous range of products to keep your stuff dry when you're out on the water, and this dry pouch is the perfect way to keep your expensive tech safe and dry. We love these!
Tile Pro - Never loose your stuff again
Tile have created a brand new version of their smart stuff tracker with great new features like removable batteries and louder alarm. This is a great smart device which helps you locate your misplaced stuff. Simply download the app, pair up the device with your phone and you can easily locate it again using the app, or even locate your phone from the tile!
Steam me up Scotty!
This is a fab gift for budding chefs, who want to expand their culinary skills. The Bao Bun is a tricky dish to master, but with this fab kit from School of Wok, you'll be making these delicious street food treats in no time!
The Spice Pioneer
The Spice Pioneer is a subscription service providing authentic spice ingredients and inspiring menus from around the world. It's a great way to learn how to spice food and introduces many spices not commonly available in the supermarkets.
Ok, you can have three guesses to work out what this is! This is a super gift for not only foodies but for people who want to help support eco friendly cooking methods and also donate to a worthwile cause. This is the simplest idea, but really effective low energy cooking system. It's basically a big insulation bag which will enable you to slow cook food without the need for a continuous heat source. Each bag bought gives back to communities in developing countries and promotes low energy and low emmission cooking.
Zippo hand warmer
A perfect gift for those who suffer more in the cold months. This brilliant hand warmer works by slowly burning lighter fuel and heating the metal case with a special heating element. Say goodbye to cold hands and hello to toastie warm pockets for up to 12 hours!
Teva Arrowood boots
Teva have developed a new edition of their fabulous Arrowood boot. Lightweight and comfortable with the benefit of being fully waterproof these are a great all conditions boot suitable for both urban life and adventure.
Haglofs Skuta Mid Proof Eco
For when the road gets rougher, these Haglofs boots are the perfect partner. With super grippy soles and great foot support all wrapped up in a waterproof shell. Haglofs also have high standards with ensuring their manufacturing process and materials are eco friendly.
Your perfect partner for the great british weather! Snugpak have used their famous Softie insulation to create a jacket which is not only warm, but also water tight too. This is a perfect jacket for getting out into the wild during the colder months with protection down to -5 (or even -10 in extreme conditions).
Haglofs Eco Proof Jacket
This jacket is the manifestation of huge development in Haglof's sustainable design and production. A stylish water proof jacket suitable for leisure or adventure with eco materials and easy to repair and replace components this really could be the last waterproof jacket you need to buy.
Hardvark Merino wool shirts
Finding a travel shirt which doesn't make you look like Bear Grills isn't easy, but the guys at Hardvark have put all their experience of merino wool and travel together in this fabulous Voyager shirt. It's merino wool provides great moisture wicking, warmth and ventilation in a crease resistent package. It's even got a zip up pocket to keep your money safe, yet delivered in a slick and stylish cut which is thankfully very far away from traditional adventure wear.
Cycling focussed clothing firm spoke have perhaps developed the best urban cylcing trousers ever! Not content with providing bespoke fitting for every pair you buy, these stylish trousers also provide features specifically for urban cycling. The fit is very suited to riding with grip along the waist to keep you tidy and tucked in. There are reflective panels in the seam that can be rolled up to increase your visibility, and also a handy one hidden in the rear pocket to keep you safe and seen. The icing on the cake is that the material has been treated with some sort of nano tech to repel water and dirt, so however nasty the road conditions are you'll turn up looking your best! It's worth also saying these are not just good for cycling, but everyday use too!
Icebreaker Merino Everyday Baselayer
Merino has already come up once in this guide, and this super fabric really does offer a lot with superior warmth, moisture and odour control. The Icebreaker Everyday baselayer has excellent reviews and is hightly regarded as one of the best basedlayers on the market.
Red Originals - Waterproof Coolbox
This cool box quite literally puts the word cool into box, it's by far the best looking cooler we have ever seen. With a fully water tight zip you can chuck this thing in the water and still keep everything nice a dry. It's also got very high quality insulation to make sure your stuff stays cool. With all the straps and clips you need you can attach this to a paddleboard or boat to make sure it stays with you wherever you go.
Mammut Lithium Speed 20 litre
This is a great day bag with lots to offer. It's lightweight and well ventilated with a frameless design which makes it perfect for shoving in your suitacase or rucksack. It's also got all the pockets and gear attachements you could ever need.
Chrome Urban Ex Gas Can 22l
Chrome industries have come back with a super bike focussed back pack. Famous for making very hard wearing and practical gear, this bag is no exception. It's water tight and has loads of features to make this a great partner on a urban ride. It even comes with a lifetime gurantee, so you can be confident that this thing is built to last!
American Tourister Soundbox Spinner (expandable)
This is a great medium sized case from American Tourister. It's lightweight and strong with a TSA lock, and a really useful expansion system for when you simply can't resist that item on your holiday.
Antler Juno Metallic (large)
When you're heading on a big trip, it's time to bring out the big guns and this case from Antler should be enough for any long trip. With 130l Max volume it will keep going long after your flight weight allowance gives way! It's strong, lightweight, and has all the features you would expect of a long haul case.
This is a super stylish bag from Booq, which provides alround protection for you gadgets and tech. It's also got a Terralinq serial number to help track and recover lost bags!
Frenzy 205mm Recreational Scooter
Pimp up your commute with this folding scooter built to suit all riders up to 100kg in weight. It folds up so it's easy to store and carry on public transport and with large 205mm wheels it zips along with ease.
Nextbase 512GW Dash Camera
High resolution, clear viewing dash cam offering a great way to keep tabs on the road ahead and ensure you have a perfect review of an traffic incidents. This cam works well in low light, and have a great 1440p recording sensor from Sony with a 140-degree wide angle lens.
Monty digital radio and bluetooth speaker
This is one of the best looking DAB radios we've ever seen, and comes clad in real wood to provide a stylish look and feel. With modern tech inside it will work with DAB/DAB+, FM, Bluetooth and wired aux. You can also get a battery pack to make it a fully portable unit.
The bolt is the latest tech toy from Sphero. This app controlled spherical robot will amaze you as it glides around. With customisable lights and all sorts of app challenges and games this will have everyone wanting a go on Christmas day!
David Attenborough series
David Attenborough personifies the nature documentary and all his Life series has been collected onto a bumper 24 disc box set. Binge on something good for your soul and tuck into a feast of nature and inspiring cinematography