Nokia J Headset
Nokia, the Finnish technology behemoth that was one of the first
global mobile phone leaders, calls this new Bluetooth headset its most sophisticated
yet. Light and ergonomic, with an über-sleek stainless steel design that champions
its Scandinavian roots, the J is billed as “Always Ready” — just remove the
earpiece from its holder and you’re ready to talk. The headset does the rest,
powering on, connecting and answering calls. Put the earpiece back in the holder
and the headset will end the call, disconnect and power off. A winner of numerous
design awards, it boasts up to five hours of talk time and up to three months
of standby time. $99.99. www.amazon.com/nokia-j-bluetooth-headset-silver/dp/B004XIB91O
Samsung Series 7 Slate PC
Weighing less than 2 pounds and measuring just a half-inch thick,
the Samsung Series 7 Slate is the ultimate portable PC, equipped with an 11.6-inch
screen, powerful Intel Core i5 processor, a full version of Windows 7 Home Premium
or Windows 7 Professional operating system and an up to 128GB solid-state hard
drive. You can type using the onscreen keyboard and navigate through the Slate’s
features with the highly responsive multitouch screen or write on the screen
using a nifty electromagnetic pen — making it easy to take meeting notes, browse
online or create documents and reports in Microsoft Office 2010. An integrated
microphone and dual 2MP (front)/3MP (rear) cameras can record audio/visual files,
which you can store and share via the full-sized USB port or WiFi, WiMAX and
HSPA connections on the go. The Samsung Power Plus technology means that the
Series 7 Slate battery will retain 80 percent of the original battery capacity
for up to 1,500 charges — so the battery works whenever and wherever you need
it, even after three years of use. $1,099–1,349. www.samsung.com
ZAGGfolio for iPad 2
The parade of cool, cutting-edge accessories for the iPad seems never-ending … and here’s the latest. ZAGGfolio, featuring a carbon fiber textured design and a durable microfiber lining, is a thin, multifunction carrying case with removable Bluetooth keyboard for Apple iPad 2. The intuitive, built-in stand has no moving parts and holds your iPad 2 securely in either profile or landscape orientation. Island-style keys provide maximum typing room, while special function keys operate convenient shortcut features directly from the keyboard. Available in a range of colors, as well as leather styles. $99.99. www.zagg.com
Belkin Travel Router
This innovative travel router lets you take your wireless network with you when you travel, creating a personal hotspot for laptops, smartphones and tablets. The high-speed WiFi connection is perfect for hotel rooms and airports, so you don’t have to rely on wired Ethernet connections or slow bandwidth. Pay for one hotel Internet connection and get all your devices online at the same time — the advanced dual-band performance is perfect for watching movies or TV shows and surfing the Web. Its small size makes it easy to pack, and it comes with a handy, handsome travel case that neatly holds its Ethernet cable and power supply. $79.99. www.belkin.com
Travelers interested in the trend of forest bathing have a new resource at their disposal. Forest Bathing Finder is an all-in-one website that connects forest bathing walkers with trained guides. Forest bathing guides list qualifications and venues, routes, walks and payment requirements for browsing forest bathers to then peruse.
Since 1970, Goway Travel has been committed to providing customized travel experiences for world travelers. Few things are better evidence of this commitment than being awarded the 2019 Trazees award for Favorite Tour Operator. Goway Travel heartily thanks the readers of Trazee Travel for this honor and for their confidence in Goway’s work in creating travel memories that’ll last a lifetime.
At FXExpress Publications, Inc., we can’t wait to #ComeBacktoTravel, and we can’t wait for the travel industry and others to #ComeBacktoGT. Take a visual journey through Japan with us.
THERE’S NO DOUBT 2020 HAS BEEN AN UNPRECEDENTED year for the travel industry. As borders begin to reopen and destinations, hotels and airlines around the world prepare to welcome travelers once again, we’re celebrating travel and looking to the future as we congratulate the winners of our eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards. This annual survey honors the best in the world of leisure and lifestyle travel, awarding goods, services, destinations, hotels, airlines and cruises.
oneworld is an alliance of 13 world-leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and connecting you to more than 1,100 destinations around the world.
Best Western Hotels & Resorts opened its third Aiden by Best Western. The Aiden brand is designed to give travelers boutique, modern, stylish and locally inspired stay experiences. The new property is situated in Warm Springs, Georgia, adjacent to the Warm Springs Hotel and Event Center.
Paul Gauguin Cruises offers savings up to $3,050 per person on select voyages when booked by July 8. Round-trip airfare between Los Angeles (LAX) and Papeete (PPT), Tahiti, is included. Deposits for the select sailings have been reduced to $250 per person.
The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.
Through Sept. 7, guests at M Resort Spa Casino in Las Vegas can enjoy the No Resort Fee Summer promotion. The resort will waive daily resort fees on all reservations, and guests can also take advantage of summer rates beginning as low as $75 per night. Book online or by calling 877 673 7678.