Seven Christmas gift ideas for the traveller in your life, from a 360-degree iPhone camera add-on to the newest Swiss Army Knife

From long-haul luxury and comfort to outdoor gear and action cams, we’ve got Christmas covered

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 06 December, 2016, 1:15pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 06 December, 2016, 1:15pm

Insta360 Nano

Able to shoot and livestream virtual reality panoramic stills and videos directly from an iPhone, this tiny 360-degree camera (HK$2,118, www.aliexpress.com) attaches to the Apple Lightning slot on an iPhone.

Bang & Olufsen QuietControl 30

Noise levels on long-haul flights can reach 80 decibels. At the vanguard of the quiet revolution are these noise-cancelling neckband earphones (HK$2,588, www.bose.hk) that connect to a phone via Bluetooth.

Uno neck pillow

This memory foam travel pillow from Taiwan (HK$605, www.unclesign.com) gives 360-degree support and packs away into a small stuff sack for easy travel.

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GoPro Hero 5

Offering 4K video and 12-megapixel photos in a waterproof casing, this voice-controlled and touch-screen camera (HK$3,200, www.escapade.com.hk) is the best GoPro yet. Video can be automatically uploaded to a GoPro Plus cloud account, then viewed on a phone.

InkCase i7 for iPhone 7

This two-in-one display phone case for iPhone 7 (HK$768, www.oaxis.com) puts e-books on a battery-saving 4.3-inch E Ink display on the reverse for easier reading in direct sunlight.

Victorinox SwissChamp

The classic Swiss Army Knife has come in numerous incarnations over the years. This latest version (HK$990, www.victorinox.com/hk) puts them all together, with 33 stainless steel tools ideal for camping, hiking, fishing and more.

Manfrotto Advanced camera & laptop backpack

Many a traveller takes a DSLR camera and a laptop on trips, but backpack choices are slim. Ideal for the outdoors, this comfortable option (HK$1,750, www.manfrotto.hk) has customisable compartments, an expandable tripod pocket, and a waterproof cover.