Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, An Explorer’s Guide is the perfect for any curious soul on your list. It explores more than 700 wonders of the world. Atlas Obscura is a great resources for all things travel. They also sell calendars and an Explorer’s Journal for the one’s who want to record their journeys.
A drone is the ultimate splurge gift for anyone looking to elevate their video/short film game and record their adventures in a way fit for the big screen. The DJI Phantom 4 Pro is one of the highest quality and highest rated drones out there. However, if $1499 isn’t in your budget (I know it’s definitely not in mine), then their are plenty of other drones to choose from.
Cereal is a bi-annual travel and style magazine based in the UK. It is one of my favorite magazines for travel and design inspiration (the layout is beeeaauutiful). Each issue focuses on a select number of destinations and stories on design, art, and fashion. The annual subscription includes two volumes of Cereal and a limited edition art print. Cereal also sells really well-designed city guides, prints, and visual studies.
Away is becoming one of the most popular luggage brands out there. The easiest way to give Away this season is with their gift sets. The Essential Set includes a mini Malin + Goetz grapefruit face cleanser and Vitamin E moisturizer, Marvis toothpaste and toothbrush, This Works pillow spray, and Wallpaper’s city guide to London. The perfect gift for the one who’s always on the go.
David Ehrenstrahle’s series, My Guide To, honors inspiring cities around the world with beautiful map prints. Each print depicts a city as a collection of experiences including monuments, buildings, streets, local cuisine, shopping, and nightlife. Each guide is sold in two sizes, 41x70cm and 58x100cm. His newest guide explores the city of Tokyo.
Perfect for the long distance traveler. Bose QuietComfort headphones have a Google Assistant button, three levels of noise cancellation, bluetooth wireless with NFC pairing, a noise-rejecting dual microphone, and more. They are one of the highest rated noise cancelling headphones on the market right now. Great for ignoring crying babies and nosy neighbors on long flights.
The best action camera out there. The GoPro HERO6 is waterproof, uses voice commands, offers impressive low-light performance, has image stabilization, and enables slo-mo. For anyone who wants to capture their adventures on camera. The HERO6 is the newest GoPro on the market, for cheaper options check out the HERO5.
Winner of the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards for Best Fiction, Little Fires Everywhere explores “family bonds, race relations, and what we ultimately owe to those we love.” Great for the frequent flyer in your life.
For someone who doesn’t want to commit to a DSLR, but still wants to capture their adventures on camera. Moment’s clip-on camera lenses are the best for mobile photographers and filmmakers. The New Wide Lens was voted #1 iPhone lens by The Wirecutter. It captures smartphone photos and videos that are beautiful, crisp, and straight with no fisheye distortion.
I have to put a gift in there for those with furry travel buddies. Designed just for dogs, this waterbottle keeps your doggo well hydrated on the go – wherever your travels take you.