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    Updated on Dec 30, 2019. Posted on Dec 1, 2019

    36 Travel-Inspired Gifts For Anyone With Wanderlust

    Gifts that are *almost* as great as getting them a plane ticket.

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    1. A desk calendar that might just inspire them to book a few more vacations in 2020. Vacation days are meant to be used...

    Anthropologie

    Promising review: "This calendar is beautiful. It is helping feed my travel dreams because I can’t actually take 12 vacations a year. It's a really beautiful quality, and I love the illustrations." —CaraNC

    Get it from Anthropologie for $13.50 or Amazon for $19.78.

    2. A jewelry travel case with room for necklaces, earrings, and rings so they don't all end up in a tangled mess that takes about 1.5 hours to undo.

    Mejuri

    Get it from Mejuri for $85 (available in black and tan).

    3. A savings bank that (sadly) doesn't come with money inside...but it is a cute way to save up for their next grand adventure.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "THIS IS SO CUTE! My daughter loves it. It should make saving money a little more fun for her because she gets to watch her money grow in the bank frame on her shelf. My bank didn’t have any quality problems like other reviews. YAY! I'm going to buy another one for my son." —jrm37'fugitive

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in six styles).

    4. A pendant necklace to help them find their way (in life and maybe when they're exploring a new place they've never been before).

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $39.

    5. A beautiful book that showcases places that evoke different emotions (from awe to passion to serenity).

    Amazon

    This book features 240 destination (20 for each emotion). It also includes important details about when to go and how to get there.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    6. An On The Fly kit that's totally TSA-approved, so they can feel like their favorite celeb who LOVES to post photos putting on face (and eye) masks during their first-class flight because they are def on to something when it comes to skincare.

    Ulta

    The kit includes an illuminating sheet mask, hydrating sheet mask, rejuvenating eye gels, and hydrating lip gels.

    Get it from Ulta for $20.

    7. A whiskey decanter to artfully display that their alcohol tastes are out of this world.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this decanter! It arrived on time and in one piece. It's very light and feels like it could break easily. But it looks amazing and will hold a good amount of alcohol. I was able to poor an entire 750 ml bottle into it with no problem. It also comes with a funnel, which is very helpful. It's a really fun piece of functional art. It makes a great addition to any office." —Hannah

    Get it from Amazon for $47.97.

    8. An art print that may encourage a quick trip across the country.

    Society6

    Get it from NDTank from Society6 for $14.39+ (available in five sizes).

    9. A scratch-off world map so they can keep track of all the places they've been — but also see how many more they have to go!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "If you travel a lot (or even if you don't), this is such a great and fun product to have. It's made of a sturdy material, and the 'scratch' part is easy to do. Great quality product. Get this, because your kids will have as much fun learning about the world as you did traveling it." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in two sizes).

    10. A map glass so they can remember their favorite city fondly (or just the city that's number one on their bucket list right now).

    Uncommon Goods

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $16 (available in 32 cities).

    11. A homesick candle to help get a ~scent~ of what other countries or states smell like.

    Amazon

    My friend got me one of these for Christmas a couple of years ago, and I LOVE it! It's a nice soy wax candle with some amazing smells. For example, France smells like warm, fresh croissants and lattes with a touch of tobacco and lavender. Plus, they have a 60–80 hour burn time, which is a lot since I've only gone through about half of mine in the time that I've had it.

    Promising review: "These smell delicious! I got one for my British friend who applied for a visa and can't leave the country for a year. This will help her think of home. She loved it!" —Cassandra

    Get the countries (available in 10 options), states (available in 50 options), or cities (available in 14 options) from Amazon for $26.95.

    12. A commuter clutch with space for a phone, headphones, and wallet so all they have to do is clutch this and display its beauty to the world.

    Anthropologie

    Promising review: "I’m pleasantly surprised by how nice this travel clutch is. The outside is very sturdy and the artwork is so bold and colorful, just like picture. The inside is like microfiber or soft fabric material, so it's very nice. It has two pockets that are different sizes. My iPhone 7 fits in the smaller pocket, and the other one could fit a 7 plus. I bought this for myself, but it would make a wonderful gift." —Kdallas

    Get it from Anthropologie for $38.

    13. A coffee table book your hiking-obsessed friend will love. It features well-known routes with maps, practical tips, and some ahh-mazing photos (they will probably want to try and recreate when they hike).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I received this book as a gift for my 40th birthday. As an experienced long-distance hiker, I am always looking for that next trip to take or trail to dream about hiking. This is the perfect book to sit around with a cup of coffee in the morning and learn about a new trail somewhere in the world to dream about exploring. The photos are fantastic, the route info is just enough to get you to go google up more info, and the writing is just enough to keep you engaged but not bore you. If you have a hiker in your life or someone who enjoys traveling, this is the perfect book." —AG96

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99.

    14. A beautiful skyline ring that'll give them a reason to talk about their favorite trip to Paris when someone compliments the ring and asks about it.

    Etsy

    Promising review: "This ring is amazing!! It has such beautiful craftsmanship and detail. This is for a friend moving to another country, and I know it will be such a wonderful reminder of home." —Sarah Roudsari

    Get it from CaitlynMinimalist on Etsy for $23.62 (available in sizes 4–13, three finishes, and 70 cities; custom orders are allowed).

    Learn more about this skyline ring in our closer look!

    15. A color-changing mug that may not show them a whole new world, but will open their eyes to the world in front of them...once they have their morning coffee, that is.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this cup. I bought it as a gift for a friend you had put it on her Pinterest "I want" list. I took it out of the box and tested it myself to make sure that it worked. It's very nice. But, as you expect, you must pour hot water into it. You obviously can't put it in the microwave, so keep that in mind when you buy it." —Erika

    Get it from Amazon for $14.80.

    16. A BAGGU packable backpack they'll be thankful to have when they buy too many souvenirs (and gifts for you, probably) and need a place to store them on the way home.

    BAGGU

    Get it from BAGGU for $20+ (available in four colors).

    17. A coloring book that will take them around the world in 80 days...oh wait, sorry, in 50 pages.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I just got my coloring book this week and think it is awesome. In addition to the fun of coloring, there is the opportunity of learning about the places. I look it up first on the internet to find pictures for coloring ideas and read about its history. If there is a flag involved, I need to identify its colors. It's a great way to combine fun with education." —Jamie Honey

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 or a few other similar coloring books from Amazon for $13.16, $14.95, or $13.71.

    18. A travel wallet so beautiful, they'll probably end up using it for their everyday life because this isn't meant to sit in a closet waiting to be taken on an adventure. Every day is an adventure with this beauty.

    Anthropologie

    Get it from Anthropologie for $36 or a similar style from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 35 colors).

    19. A fun book to help start their bucket list now because life is short and we might as well enjoy it, whether that means bird watching in Kenya or learning a new language.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I got this for my dad as a birthday gift, and he loves it. He's actually changing some of his travel plans to do some of the unique things written about in the book. I also enjoyed looking through the content. It’s nicely laid out and easy to skim through based on area." —Agalore

    Get it from Amazon for $21.20.

    20. A passport holder you can customize to make the gift even more personal.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I purchased this as a gift for a friend. I was more than impressed with the quality and the personalization. In fact, I had to change the wording of my personalization and emailed the company. They were more than accommodating and fixed my personalization." —Nichole

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 30 styles).

    21. A travel journal filled with lists they can fill out about past travels and also brainstorm about where to go next.

    World Market

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 or World Market for $16.95.

    22. An enamel pin they can display on a bag to show everyone that they're not here for a long time, but a good time.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this pin for my friend's birthday, and the elated look on her face was completely worth it. When I opened it from its packaging, I actually got a bit jealous because she was going to have this incredibly made pin. It's small and sturdy, but the design is clear and the colors are bright and enticing." —KayKay

    Get it from Amazon for $9.

    23. A cashmere cable wrap to keep them warm on a freezing airplane, or just a freezing office if they can't book a trip quite yet.

    TJ Maxx

    Get it from TJ Maxx for $59.99 (available in grey and red).

    24. A cross-stitch world map for the travel *and* craft enthusiast who wants to show off where exactly they've had a ~stitching~ good time.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "The perfect Christmas gift for the world traveler, especially when they also do cross-stitch! Well packaged in what I assume to be acid-free paper. Clear printing on the fabric. If you want to feel like you really nailed the gift for your 'they already have everything and they travel so much what kind of neat thing could we ever find' loved one, this is the ticket." —Kristina

    Get it from Amazon for $28.02+ (available in mini and large).

    25. A Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask made with vitamins, ceramides, antioxidants, and exfoliating extracts to give their skin an extra dose of hydration whether they just got off a red eye or walked home from work in the cold.

    Sephora

    Promising review: "This quenches my skin! I am a flight attendant, and you know how dry your skin is after one-day flying. Well, I fly 4-6 days in a row and let me tell you, it can wreak havoc on your skin. This is a must in my bag. It’s also so gentle that I can use it around my eyes, which are the first to show dehydration. I have combo skin." —CaliGalley

    Get it from Sephora for $48.

    26. A book that will make them feel like they've seen the world even if they haven't left the country (I get it, traveling is expensive).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Arguably one of the best coffee table books you can purchase. It will instill wanderlust in whoever has the opportunity to lay eyes on it. The images are absolutely breathtaking and shed light on often lesser-known places of travel. Be warned, not every location is accompanied by a photograph; however, every image is phenomenal. As for the construction of the book itself, it's a hardcover book with a very nice weight. I can definitely see this withstanding the ages." —Rui

    Get it from Amazon for $16.81.

    27. A pair of earrings that are anything but ~plane~ and simple and can be worn while traveling or on just an average day at home.

    Jet Set Candy

    Get them from Jet Set Candy for $58 (also available in sterling silver).

    28. A notepad for a forgetful person (or an extra organized one, tbh) to make sure they are fully packed before they leave.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I hate making lists trying to figure out what I need, and this is PERFECT for trying to figure out what I need. It has a lot more on the checklist than I would ever take on a trip, but it does accommodate for every kind of trip, from a simple vacation across state lines, to a business trip, to a wedding halfway around the world. I'm pretty pleased!" —Alyssa Kauffman

    Get it from Amazon for $7.

    29. A cozy sweatshirt that will tell people what's on their agenda: getting out there.

    Human

    Get it from Human for $22.99+ (available in sizes S–3X, three colors, and nine styles).

    30. A magnetic map wall hanging they can hang any ticket stubs or photos from their travels on for a fun piece of personalized decor.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was looking for a world map for my office and I came across this product. I just love it! is modern and versatile, it has the look that I was hoping for and it is high quality. I highly recommend it." —Joanna Mendez

    Get it from Amazon for $29.33.

    31. An airplane bottle opener to help a good night out ~take flight~.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "It's bigger than I thought it would be, and it has a pretty nice weight to it!! I think this will make a very nice gift." —lavitz

    Get it from Amazon for $2.79.

    32. A Dagne Dover duffle bag made out of neoprene and mesh for a super soft bag they'll be able to fit SO much stuff in that they'll never fly without it again.

    Dagne Dover / Via instagram.com

    I've been using the medium-sized duffle bag for the past couple of months now, and let me tell you, I wish I would have bought it years ago. The fabric feels and looks so nice. Plus, you can really fit so much inside. Seriously, I've fit my laptop, iPad, a book, all my toiletries, a crossbody purse, wallet, snacks, and more inside and have still been able to close it. And my favorite part: there's a really convenient small pocket on the outside that fits your phone perfectly. This means I never have to spend a good five minutes searching through all that stuff in the bag to find my phone somewhere at the bottom. I can just grab it and show the TSA agent my ticket in seconds. I've been telling all my friends and family about it and now I know what's one of the top things on their list this year.

    Get it from Nordstrom for $155 (available in five colors) or from Dagne Dover for $155 (available in five sizes and 13 colors).

    33. A small but might compass necklace to help guide them on their journey — wherever that journey is.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This necklace is stunning. Keep in mind that it is TINY. I was surprised by how small it is, but pleasantly so. It's about the size of the nail on my ring finger. I like my jewelry dainty, so I personally love how little it is. The package arrived quickly and was wrapped well. I ordered the rose gold, and the color is true to the picture. I couldn't be happier with this purchase. I would definitely buy this again, and I would highly recommend it. This necklace is truly beautiful and delicate." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.80 (available in gold, rose gold, and silver).

    34. A set of travel cards for making a trip anything but ordinary: When they want to spice things up, all they have to do is pick a card and complete the task for an unexpected turn in their travels!

    Amazon

    The cards include both actions and whimsical prompts, such as "Ask the next person you meet where his/her favorite street is. Go there" and "Write down what you like about this city on a small piece of paper. Leave it where someone else will find it later" to help see your trip in a new and unique way.

    Promising review: "This is amazing!!!! I bought this for my husband for a mega trip we have planned this spring. We will be in Europe for 35 days. I read some of the cards, and I cannot wait to use them. The ideas and prompts make you think about doing things that will get you involved in the culture, interact with the people, and engage all your senses. I'm so excited!!" —Sherrie

    Get it from Amazon for $10.67.

    35. A doodle world map pillowcase because you're never too young to start fostering a sense of wanderlust.

    Amazon

    The pillowcase is made of 100% Turkish cotton comes with 10 washable fabric markers. The ink comes out in a warm machine wash.

    Promising review: "My daughter likes it. She even gets her mom to help her. They talk and share secrets. It makes me smile seeing them together." —Pearre Davenport

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    36. And a beautiful wooden sign stating what they have a case of.

    Wayfair

    Get it from Wayfair for $26.99 (available in three sizes).

    That feeling when you open a gift that's so perfect for you:

    Time Telepictures Television

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