It's the classic question we all get asked at this time of year: how is the Christmas shopping going? If you have managed to bypass the frenzy of Black Friday, the madness of Cyber Monday and are yet to venture onto the high street to stock up on presents, then we'll assume that your festive shopping is yet to start. If this is the case and you are looking for gadgets and gizmos then crack open that packet of mince pies and read on. Here's a list of some of our favourite digital devices that will make the perfect Yuletide gift for the regular traveller.

Karma Go

If there's one thing that the digital traveller should always be, it's connected. Karma is a start-up that offers travellers a portable WiFi hotspot, and is fast catching up with the world of 4G. This pocket-sized device operates as a pay-as-you-go service and comes from a tech company committed to creating reliable WiFi, wherever you are.

June UV tracking bracelet

Sun-seekers (and friends of sun-seekers), take note; this is a bracelet and app combo that offers real-time sun exposure data and lets you know when your skin has had enough of all those UV rays. It can be personalised to work according to the wearers skin tone and helps create a beautiful sun-kissed tan.

Parrot AR Drone

Everyone likes to take snaps when they are on holiday, and with this smartphone-controlled quadricopter you have the very best in photographic accessories. The drone will rise up into the sky and capture images and video from its birds-eye view. All the user has to do to operate this gadget is to tilt his or her smartphone in the direction they want the drone to go, and it will oblige. It's a fantastic way to capture stunning scenery and dramatic landscapes from a unique angle.

Pocket projector

A cinema that fits into your pocket is a great gift for a traveller – and even better for anyone with kids. All you need is a smartphone video, the pocket projector and a white wall and you are ready to go. There are lots on the market to suit a range of budgets, so take your pick. Popcorn is optional.


The brainchild of China's Baidu, DuBike is a smart bike for tech-lovers on the move. Not only does the bike check health data, monitor traffic and identify the best cycle routes, it comes complete with its own app. It offers the perfect way to get around a new city and see the very best of what it has to offer.