Gift Guide for the World Traveler
If you can’t get them a Round the World ticket, what’s the next best thing for the avid traveler? Check out this list of great holiday gifts for both the seasoned and green traveler.
Moleskine Classic Notebook
Nothing beats a classic, especially when the likes of Ernest Hemingway, Pablo Picasso, and Vincent Van Gogh transferring their genius to its pages. The Moleskine has long been a favorite of the world traveler, whether you’re a famous writer or not! It’s simple, clean design and elegantly bound pages will make this a treasured gift for their next adventure!
Ibex Merino Wool Underwear
Underwear for Christmas? Turn the holiday’s most dreaded gift into season’s coveted prize. Merino wool underwear are great for world travelers or anyone who likes to pack light. Wool’s antimicrobial properties reduce odor and its moisture wicking capabilities will leave you comfortable day in and out. Plus, they’re easy to wash and quick drying. While you’re at it, grab them a couple pairs of merino wool socks to keep their feet happy and healthy for all-day walks along the Seine.
SIM-Free Smart Phone
If they’re jet-setting country to country over long periods of time, or are planning to spend several months in a myriad of locations, get them a SIM-Free smartphone directly from the manufacturer, like the Apple iPhone 7. SIM-Free allows you to remove your SIM card from your current service provider and buy a new SIM card in the country of your choice. If they’re using a phone under contract with AT&T or Verizon, for example, they won’t be able to take out their current SIM card. For those spending weeks or even months in another country, being able to buy a local SIM card and telephone service will save them up to hundreds of dollars.
Osprey Travel Series
We all know Osprey is the go-to backpacking and hiking brand, but they also make great travel bags. The Farpoint series (featured above) works as both a standard suitcase with easy packing features but also includes a hipbelt and shoulder straps for long walks to and from the train station. Their wheeled luggage, like the Sojourn and Meridian series, are built to survive even the worst baggage handlers.
Travel PantsFerrosi Pants from Outdoor Research. Whether they’re hiking the Annapurna Circuit or strolling through the lavender fields of France, the Ferrosi Pants will look and feel great for days and months on end. Not only are they lightweight and breathable, these pants also are quick drying for easy washing on the go. And they’re available for both men and women.