If, IF this works as easy and effortlessly as all the demo videos suggest, then bravo. The Lamzac will be a hit.


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“The Lamzac® the original is a new product from the Netherlands. The Lamzac® the original is a comfortable seat or sofa for two that you can fill with air within seconds using our unique filling technique.

While the Lamzac® the original is large and comfy when you use it, it is easily deflated and stored in a small package allowing you to take it anywhere you want!”


The Lamzac, from flat, takes seconds to fully inflate and be ready for use. No pumps needed!! Just scoop, close and seal. Just like this:


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From backpacking to family holidays, festivals to laying on the beach, the Lamzac has them all covered. All the sunbeds taken by the pool on holiday? No worries! When you are finished just unclip, roll flat and stow away. Easy.

The Lamzac is on sale at £74.50 with free shipping from


The Access Pack by The North Face

Sadly, currently only available in the US, this backpack looks set to be the next great piece from North Face.



Now when you first watch the video, you may recall the childhood game Hungry Hippos! As the front top piece pops back giving you access to your items.


Features Include:

  • Fully molded EVA foam body for protection
  • Lightweight internal aluminium frame
  • Spring steel structured main compartment provides strength and durability
  • Webbed laptop-ejector handle
  • Ejector tabs in the fleece-lined tablet and two media pockets
  • Interior brick pocket in laptop compartment
  • Two external stash pockets
  • Custom YKK zipper pulls
  • PU coated water resistant zippers
  • Engineered webbing handle and touch points
  • Dedicated mesh sunglass pocket
  • Two additional internal pockets
  • Reflective logo and outline of rear facing zippers
  • Key fob


Every aspect of this great backpack has been built with the commuter in mind. Fleece lined media pockets with ejector tabs to easily remove your devices, separate laptop compartment with water-resistant zips, all wrapped in a great looking pack.

Let’s hope it gets a worldwide release soon. It comes in black or medium grey and retails at $235. Visit The North Face for more details.


Frequent Traveler University

The FTU returns to Europe on June 10th for a 2 day seminar in Berlin.


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These events are aimed at helping travellers get the most out of their travel experiences by being points savvy. Whether you use cash or points/miles to book flights & hotels, the expert panel can help you maximise every aspect of your travel.

Topics covered this year will include:

Award bookings, EuroBonus, FlyingBlue and Miles and More.
How to get cheap tickets for the premium classes of Emirates, Etihad and Qatar
AAdvantage for Europeans – tips and tricks on how this American frequent flyer program can be especially useful for point hobbyists and luxury travellers based in Europe!
How to get the Star Alliance Gold Status?
SkyTeam – The underestimated alliance?
Award bookings, Miles & More
Why should you start living the #SPGLIFE? How to earn Starpoints? What are the best use of Starpoints? Sweet spot redemption?
Eurobonus redemption strategy
An in-depth look at British Airways Executive Club, Flying Blue and Miles and More
Using KVS Tool & Expert Flyer to Search for Fares and Availability (fare construction)
ITA Matrix: Conception of Mileage Runs Introduction
Flight Hacking: Advanced Techniques for Revenue Tickets
Maximize your credit card spend (Eurobonus and Flying Blue)
Maximizing Hotel Loyalty Programs and Promotions
Visas, OTAs, Car Rentals, ATMs, and More Tips for International Travel
Advanced booking techniques for revenue tickets

There are still some tickets left on their website.