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A Suitcase That Follows You Around!

Chinese luggage manufacturer ’90 Fun’ have unveiled a smart suitcase with self-balancing technology that follows you around! Unveiled this week at CES, the technology fair in Las Vegas, the 90 Fun Puppy 1 suitcase details so far are few, but 90 Fun say the Puppy 1 “can either follow you anywhere or be summoned by easily […]

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Collapsible Water Bottle

Often, the only way to ensure access to safe drinking water on your travels is to carry it with you. As a result, a reliable water bottle is an essential addition to your packing list, but the options are endless. One highly rated product is the Nomader Collapsible Water Bottle, which is made from ultra-durable, BPA-free […]

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New ‘Travel Tech’

The new ‘Travel Tech‘ section is aimed at bringing you news and information on products and concepts that can add to the enjoyment, quality or safety of your Greek island holiday. We hope you find our ‘Travel Tech’ blogs of interest.     DISCLAIMER: The content of linked websites in our blogs are the legal […]

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Poor Mobile Battery Life?

When on holiday, wouldn’t it be lovely not to have to worry about having to regularly charge your phone, especially when you want to be out and about and assured that you will be able to receive urgent calls from back home, or make an emergency call if the need ever arose! To try to […]

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Samsung Gear S2

Although the Samsung Gear is not specifically a holiday device, Tony reviewed this smartwatch on a recent trip onto the Greek mainland and found it an excellent addition when out and about, especially due to the many useful features not found on other smartwatches we have reviewed. The model we reviewed is the R730, which […]

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Microfiber Beach Towels

One consistent image here in Greece during the summer months, is the myriad of multi-coloured towels that hang drying from the hotel and apartment balconies. Beach towels are an indispensable accessory for a day by the pool or on the beach, but most hotels have a rule that the towels supplied in the room can’t […]

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Drones to Aid Firefighting in Greece

Greek authorities announced that regional government will be employing drones to assist with the prevention and fighting of forest fires and assisting in missing person searches, following a meeting of the Civil Protection and Co-ordination body. “Prevention and coordination are key in tackling or minimizing the impact of natural or man-made dangers,” a government official […]

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Smart Homes

When you are away on holiday, it is comforting to know that your home and valuables are protected and safe. To that end, one of the latest and fast expanding consumer markets is in ‘Smart Home’ technology. When you’re not at home and especially when you are away for an extended period, nagging little doubts […]

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Lighweight Backpack

A handy bag or backpack is always a very useful item to have on holiday, whether it is to take all you need for your day on the beach, or carry all those essentials when out and about sightseeing. However, the main features should be that it is sturdy, lightweight and take up as little […]

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ViewRanger for Walkers and Outdoor Enthusiasts

There are many navigation apps on the market, but one that has consistently received top reviews by outdoor enthusiasts is ViewRanger. This app has been around for several years, during that time being continually developed, and has been refined to become an excellent digital mapping aid for walkers, cyclists, canoeists and other outdoors enthusiasts. The free […]