When you’re shopping for people who prefer the very best, it can be a challenge to pick a thoughtful gift that they don’t already own. Our third gift guide will help you pick the perfect present for your friend the world traveler.
Meet the World Traveler
Wanderlust is a welcome affliction. Over time, packing carry-on luggage becomes something of an art. Seeking out stylish yet comfortable apparel for a trans-Atlantic flight is a secret joy. Every flying “stress” for the average person is the world traveler’s happy indulgence.
And that can be anywhere—a weekend escape an hour or two from home, a hotel and spa staycation in the city or a far-flung escape in sunny Southern Italy, the craggy geothermal wilds of Iceland or a private white sand beach in the Bahamas.
As such, the traveler’s trip kit becomes incredibly dialed. Over time, the kit narrows to solely the finest essentials that are a blend of indulgence and function.
Karen Walker Jacques Gold W Crazy Tort
Whether they travel by land, sea or air, aviator-style sunglasses will add a particular jet set flair to their adventures. Fitted with Carl Zeiss vision CR39 lenses, they’ll have protection from the rays at 30,000 feet, total clarity on seafaring adventures, and scratch resistance from debris as they drive down the highway with the top down.
School of Life Writing As Therapy Journals, Set of Four
The smell of the ocean from a Juliet balcony, the delicious grit of a pear from a back alley market, the anecdotes of the traveler occupying seat 3C—it’s are all part of a trip’s larger story. From disconnected moments and cultural nuances to never-to-be-repeated run-ins with locals, these are the world traveler’s moments of discovery. The School of Life’s journal set offers a keepsake, captain’s log, and an outlet on the road so nothing goes forgotten.
Rimowa Topas Titanium Cabin Multiwheel
The iconic grooves of a Rimowa case are known to discerning travelers the world over (although they certainly summit in Deutschland). Founded in Cologne, Germany in 1898, the company started with train steamer trunks before graduating to sky fare. Recently, the brand eschewed nostalgic design ideas in favour of durable aluminum and polycarbonate. Dedicated wanderers know the light but tough trunks to withstand any handler’s worst toss from luggage belt to cargo cabin. The Cabin Multiwheel features shoe and laundry storage, TSA-approved combination locks, and flexible divider systems.
Marshall Mid Bluetooth Headphones
The full color frequency of these premium Marshall headphones deliver unparalleled sound quality, no matter the location. One charge provides the listener with over 30 hours of playtime, fine-tuned bass and a comfortable ergonomic on-ear fit. Vinyl, metal and brass detailing finish this audiophile-approved pair.
The Horse Passport Cover
Pared down and streamlined where other designs add bulk detailing, this bi-fold travel wallet has card pockets, a dedicated pen loop and a slip pocket in keeping with standard passport sizing. Slim and handy, from customs crossing to hotel check-in, the bearer will never be without travel essentials.
Montblanc TimeWalker ChronoVoyager UTC
They world traveler can daydream of sunsets and post-dinner saunters while the smaller face of this timepiece from Montblanc tracks the time zone of their home away from home. A day/night indication and 12/24-hour clock differentiators allow their heart to be in two places at once. The spacious casing also allows for optimal readability through eight displays.
Ursa Major Traveler’s Skin Care Kit
Any prepared voyager knows how dehydrating an airplane’s atmosphere can be. To remedy and repair skin stress, Ursa Major’s travel kit is equipped with a foaming gel cleanser that brightens complexions, a soothing facial tonic with gentle exfoliating properties, tonic-formula face wipes for on-the-go repair and a lightweight, as well as anti-aging moisturizer formulated with carrot and aloe.
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