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
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.
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.
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.