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15 Essential Gifts for the Traveler
Got a traveler on your holiday gift list? Maybe they clock up the miles on work trips. Perhaps they have an unquenchable wanderlust. Or they might be getting ready for an upcoming holiday trip. However and wherever they travel, this collection of thoughtful gifts for the traveler will help make the journey more enjoyable…
The Monocle Travel Guide: Berlin (US$15)
Give the gift of knowledge without breaking the bank courtesy of this travel guide to Berlin. Packed full of useful information on everything from architecture and dining delights, to art, museum and market attractions, it’s a great gift for the traveler with a Berlin trip on the horizon – or one who loves inspiring suggestions of where to go next.
36 Hours: USA & Canada, East (US$25)
Having limited time in a destination doesn’t mean you can’t get a real sense of it. And this guide is designed specifically for making the most of your time during short trips across a variety of destinations through eastern USA and Canada.
Tortuga Setout Packable Daypack (US$39)
A packable daypack gives you the freedom to explore without hauling all your luggage in tow. And Tortuga’s Setout Packable Daypack takes up minimal space in luggage while providing suitable organization and comfort for roaming with essentials.
Aer Travel Kit (US$45)
Aer’s Travel Kit keeps toiletries easily organized and accessible thanks to a range of pockets and a hanging hook. The kit features a water-resistant lining for easy cleaning and a durable 1680D Cordura® ballistic nylon exterior.
Everlane ReNew Traveler Tote (US$88)
Everyday tote. Traveling day bag. Minimalist weekender. Everlane’s ReNew Traveler Tote handles it all. The tote is made with 100% recycled nylon and leather detailing and features two zipped pockets and a zipped top closure. And its rollable design makes it easy to store in luggage for day use.
Western Rise AirLight Button-Down Shirt (US$109)
The trick to a travel wardrobe is versatility, choosing items that can do more so you can pack less. And the Western Rise AirLight Button-Down Shirt is just such an item. The shirt suits both formal and casual settings and is stain resistant, quick-drying, breathable and comfortable, with two-way stretch for freedom of movement.
Matt & Nat Felix Travel Organizer (US$110)
The Matt & Nat Felix Travel Organizer keeps all your important travel essentials in one easily accessible space. Dual compartments and a host of pockets store cards, bills, a passport, pens, an iPad Mini and plenty more. So you can easily reach for items at a glance and avoid that time-consuming baggage and pocket rummage.
Bellroy Travel Wallet (US$119)
A passport, bills, tickets, cards and micro pen, all secured in a slim form that slips neatly into a pocket? Bellroy’s Travel Wallet rises to the challenge with a sleek leather bifold design that also offers RFID protection. Plus it works well as a day-to-day wallet for use at your destination too.
Peak Design Travel Duffel 35L – Huckberry Exclusive (US$130)
Peak Design’s Travel Duffel dishes up a variety of travel-friendly features including a durable weatherproof build, multiple carry options such as hand, shoulder and backpack portability, and a wide opening for convenient access. And you can bag it in a handsome Huckberry-exclusive colorway.
Bellroy Travel Folio (US$139)
Bellroy’s Travel Folio neatly stores passports, tickets, cards, bills and a travel pen. At the ready when you need them and securely stored with a zippered closure when you don’t. Cash and tickets are discreetly stored at the back, while passports and cards are quickly accessible at the front.
Nau Emberious Insulated Shirt (US$170)
Nau’s Emberious Insulated Shirt helps keep you cozy without the bulk. Finding that sweet spot between shirt and jacket, this 100% recycled layer is made with recycled polyester insulation that offers warmth while maintaining a packable form. And with an interior pocket and three exterior pockets there’s options to store essentials close at hand.
Rocky Mountain Underground BRFCS Travel Bag (US$184.98)
From short jaunts to longer trips, the RMU BRFCS Travel Bag easily adjusts to suit changing loads. The bag expands from 35L to 50L when more space is required, with a clamshell opening for convenient packing and access. The tough and weather-resistant build embraces the demands of travel, as do the variety of carry options including backpack, shoulder bag and briefcase-style portability.
Away Carry-On with Pocket (from US$275)
The Away Carry-On with Pocket keeps essentials such as a laptop or ticket easily accessible throughout the journey thanks to its front pocket. And it also keeps tech juiced on the go with a removable battery. The spinner case is made with a durable but lightweight polycarbonate shell and includes interior compression and a laundry bag.
Outlier Travel Pack (US$285)
Outlier’s Travel Pack offers the Slim Dungarees and Ultrafine Merino T-Shirt. Two of our all-time favorite travel pieces that adapt to diverse climates and settings, made with performance fabrics that can go multiple wears between washes. These are great travel wardrobe staples with serious fashion points.
DemerBox DB2 Waterproof BT Speaker (US$299.98)
An assortment of awesome tunes are always a good backdrop to any off-grid adventure. And the DemerBox DB2 Waterproof BT Speaker is built tough enough to embrace whatever that adventure may be. This waterproof Bluetooth speaker features a crush-proof Pelican case, dry internal storage for valuables, plus a USB port for charging tech devices. Handmade in the USA, it offers over 40 hours of battery life from a single charge.
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