Headphones: Beats, over ear.
Grooming brands: Never use them.
Luggage: I have a Peak Performance bag that I’ve used as hand luggage for over 10 years. It’s perfect for my needs, no reason to change.
Jet lag remedy: Fortunately I am able to sleep on a plane, but I also drink lots of water while in the air. I woke up once at 3am in Bangkok without any wifi or comms and was subjected to a Thai teleshopping channel for three hours!.
Most-used apps: iMessage.
Magazines: Anything related to motorcycling, particularly Craftrad and Moto Heroes.
Newspapers: The app for Süddeutsche Zeitung.
Airports: Schipol (Amsterdam); Dubai.
Hotel: 25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin; The LINE Los Angeles; a charming little country hotel in the south-east English town of Chichester — which I will never remember the name.
Restaurants: Eriks (my local on the outskirts of Munich); Wimbledon Tavern (Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand); Villa d’Este (Lake Como, Italy); The House of Roosevelt (Shanghai).
Bars: Harry’s Bar (Lake Como, Italy); Green T House (Beijing, China); Camden Head Pub (London); Bar Tausend (Friedrichstraße, Berlin); Schöders in Mannheim where I spent my student days.