THE FAB FOUR I ALL-IN­CLU­SIVE CRUISE LINES

The Weekend Australian - Travel - - Destination Luxury -

Makea­s­plash at the beach with a dis­tinc­tive towel made from 100 per cent cot­ton yarndyed velour jac­quard, hemmed top and bot­tom with a woven band fea­tur­ing the Florence Broad­hurst logo. Choose from the pop­u­lar Ja­panese Flo­ral and Fin­gers de­signs, each in two colours. More: flo­rence­broad­hurstaus­tralia.com.au. AHas­sel­blad cam­era wa­sused­byNeil Arm­strong dur­ing the 1969 Apollo 11 moon­land­ing. TheLu­nar (Has­sel­blad’s first mir­ror­less in­ter­change­able lens model) fea­tures state-of-the-art tech­nol­ogy anda lux­ury vin­tage-style fin­ish in Ital­ian woodand leather. Op­tional gold, plat­inum or pal­la­dium fin­ish is avail­able. More: has­sel­blad.com.au. FromHe­lenKamin­ski’s men’s col­lec­tion, this clas­si­cally styled pana­mafe­dora with 5cm­brimis hand­wo­ven­inEcuador, trimmed­with a raw-cut leather ban­dand­hasa100per­cent­cot­ton ad­justable in­ner band. Also shower re­sis­tant and with UPF50+ sun pro­tec­tion. More: shop.he­lenkamin­ski.com.au. This pow­er­ful chem­i­cal-free, an­ti­age­ing for­mula is blended from an­tiox­i­dant-rich plant oils androse quartz crys­tal wa­ter to help re­store mus­cle tone and di­min­ish fine lines. It comes­boxed­with twopetite rose quartz crys­tals to lux­u­ri­ously mas­sage the treat­ment into the skin. $280. More: (08) 9336 6837; so­dashi.com. The­multi-func­tional Suunto Am­bit­watch mon­i­tors nav­i­ga­tion, speed and­heart rate, al­ti­tude andweather con­di­tions and­in­cludes ad­di­tional fea­tures for run­ning, bik­ing andswim­ming. Thou­sands of Suunto apps of­fer up­dated func­tions. More: pad­dy­pallin.com.au. FORarecord 20th year, Crys­tal is best cruise line (mid-size) in Conde Nast Trav­eler Read­ers’ Choice Awards 2013. Ja­pan’s Nip­pon Yusen Kaisha launched the up-end com­pany in 1988 with Crys­tal Har­mony (now Asuka 11). It built the 922-pas­sen­ger 51,044gt Crys­tal Sym­phony in 1995 and the 1070-pas­sen­ger 68,870gt Crys­tal Seren­ity in 2003. Oneof the high­est space-topas­sen­ger ra­tios make th­ese ves­sels seem more like mega-yachts than cruise ships and Les Clefs d’Or concierges raise the in­dus­try bar. Seren­ity un­der­goes a $US17 mil­lion ‘‘ex­treme makeover’’ this month. More: crys­tal­cruises.com.

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