From better travel photos to battery boosters, these new innovations make travel better
Canon PowerShot G5 X
The G5 X is perfect for those who love their DSLR but prefer to travel light. Also including a flip-out touchscreen that’s handy in crowds or for shooting close to the ground, this is the only compact camera with a viewfinder.
Techlink Recharge 12000 Power & Lightning
Portable batteries are always useful while travelling, but this one is serious. As well as storing a microUSB or Apple Lightning cable within its chassis, a small lip holds a phone at the ideal angle for watching a movie on a long-haul flight. The Recharge 1200 can charge a phone and tablet simultaneously. Read our full review here.
Planning to drive across the USA? With two USB slots for charging phones and tablets while you’re on the road, this portable device also has a 3,000mAh battery inside for emergencies.
Narrative Clip 2
Embrace spontaneity by taking a picture every 30 seconds. This second iteration of the wearable Narrative Clip sends eight megapixel photos to the cloud to create a flickable collage of each day on an app. Best worn clipped to a shirt, it now includes a time-lapse mode. Read our review of the first-gen Narrative Clip here.
If you’re on the trip of a lifetime, you’ve only got one chance to take the best photos you can. So why skimp on megapixels? It clips onto the Lightning connector on the iPhone for an instant upgrade to 20.2 megapixel photos.