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    18 Wanderlust-Y Pieces Of Wall Art If You Love To Travel

    If my walls aren't paying homage to Tuscany...

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    1. Illustrated prints from Rifle Paper Co. offering cities that are 1,000% on your bucket list, think: Morocco, London, Atlanta, Tokyo, and even New York City in autumn (the best season baseline, but especially true for NYC). 

    photos of Kyoto and London
    an illustrated Morocco print

    Get them from Rifle Paper Co. for $24

    2. An illustration of the late Anthony Bourdain, chef and world traveler — one that made it a point to *really* understand the communities he was visiting, acknowledging both the good and bad in the most authentic way possible. 

    the print
    LewisRossignolArt / Etsy

    Get it from LewisRossignolArt on Etsy for $33+ (available in three sizes). 

    3. High-res digital downloads featuring the florals you might find in the markets littered through Seoul, Honolulu. Stockholm, Lima, Tokyo, and Amsterdam. Pop these into a frame and voila! Your apartment now has some greenery. No water required. 

    the prints
    Katies Urban Art / Etsy

    Get a set of six from Katies Urban Art on Etsy for $18.99

    4. A scratch-off poster chronicling 62 iconic National Park settings: simply scratch one off when you visit to reveal a gorgeous illustration underneath. It's a keepsake, bucket list, and piece of decor rolled into one.  

    a square being scratched off
    the scratch-off poster

    Promising review: "I bought this for my boyfriend's birthday after we visited Arches in October. It was his first time there and he’d mentioned that he wanted to visit canyon lands next year. It scratches off really well and the colors are beautiful." —Kindle Customer 

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99

    5. An art print to combine your love of travel *and* reading into one glorious spot. Illustrations of classic wanderlust-y novels (think Out of Africa and Under the Tuscan Sun) will have your walls feeling the same superiority as the student who just studied abroad.*  

    the print
    Ideal Bookshelf

    *I was (and still am) one of those people. 

    Ideal Bookshelf is a small biz founded by Jane Mount, a seriously talented illustrator. You can purchase all prints as is *or* buy 'em with frames. 

    Get it from Ideal Bookshelf for $34+ (available in three sizes). 

    6. A photograph from Prague, featuring a tram that looks much more idyllic than my commute on the 7 train routing from Flushing, Main Street to Hudson Yards. If only the subway could be a smidge as romantic as the below. 

    the photograph

    This awesome biz even has a gallery wall tool, allowing you to mix and match prints and see how they would look all together when hung.  

    Get it from Desenio for $21.95

    7. An original movie poster from Posteritati, an NYC-based biz that specializes in procuring authentic posters! I encourage you to take a gander at their offerings in the wanderlust-y film space, including Midnight in Paris and American in Paris — clearly, a trip to France is on my mind. 

    the Midnight in Paris poster
    the American in Paris poster

    Get the Midnight in Paris poster for $95 and the American in Paris poster for $1200

    8. An art print featuring a gorgeous, crystal clear beach that I am sadly not doggy paddling in right now. *looks through kitchen window to look at backyard* *sees inflatable pool* *is annoyed*

    photograph of a beach
    mauikauai / Society6

    Get it from mauikauai on Socety6 for $19.99+ (originally $24.99, available in five sizes). 

    9. An NYC photograph depicting a crowded Times Square in all its glory, an area that I avoided pre-pandemic but have since grown a proud fondness for. Yellow cabs zhuzh up the print and add the perfect pop of color. 

    the photo
    Artful Posters

    Artful Posters is a small biz based in Manhattan — it's also one of my favorite shops in the city, featuring rows upon rows of posters and prints that you can spend an entire afternoon looking through. 

    Get it from Artful Posters for $95

    10. A dictionary print with a quote that made me read and weep as I sit here on my couch for the 900th day in a row: "The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page" by St. Augustine. 

    the print
    Amazon Handmade

    Promising review: "Looks amazing on our wall amidst travel photos we have taken of the various places we have been in the world!" —Lori Mellander 

    Get it from Parody Art Prints on Amazon Handmade for $13.99

    11. A custom Grafomap so you can pay homage to home sweet home *or* a place you've traveled to that holds significant meaning in ye old heart. You can build out the map by choosing location, color scheme, material (think canvas, hanger, and more), orientation, size, and tagline. 

    a customized print of Zadar
    location and color options

    Get it from Grafomap for $49+

    12. Or! A custom Atlas map so you can commemorate a particularly meaningful trip route. Personally? I am procuring one of these for myself and dedicating it to my study abroad phase (#basic but leave me alone) and throwing in NYC, London, Dublin, and Paris. 

    the custom map
    the customization options is a biz founded by full-time travelers (and YouTubers!) Kara and Nate — these maps are available as physical prints or digital downloads, plus you can choose from four different frame types. 

    Get it from for $49+

    13. A watercolor print featuring teeny-tiny icons that represent Washington, DC in all of its aesthetically pleasing glory. Think markets, museums, and colorful doors — the latter of which has ruined me for life, because if my future mortgage doesn't include a pastel green door?! I'd rather rent. 

    the print
    AmyWikeArt / Etsy

    Get it from AmyWikeArt on Etsy for $35

    14. An Iceland photograph showing the aurora borealis in all of its glory, something I have a ton of appreciation for but ironically wasn't able to catch even the smallest glimpse of during my trip to Reykjavik. But it's fine! I'm fine! 

    the photograph
    EclipseLio / Society6

    Get it from EclipseLio on Society6 for $15.19 (originally $18.99, available in five sizes). 

    15. A custom travel map perfect for siblings, best friends, and (perhaps especially) couples; It's a gorgeous way to keep track of all the cities you've visited together, plus it comes equipped with a kickstand and keyholes for easy display. 

    the custom map
    Wood Life Prints / Etsy

    Get it from Wood Life Prints on Etsy for $59.95+

    16. A National Geographic map of the United States that is, gird your loins here, magnetized! Use the accompanying teeny magnets to mark the cities and states you've visited or plan on visiting. 

    the map

    Get it from Target for $199

    17. A London print that, like the photograph of Prague mentioned earlier, makes me hate the NYC subway system even more. 

    the London print
    Norse Kids / Etsy

    Get it from Norse Kids on Etsy for $13.66+

    18. Aaaannnd a dictionary print of the Knight Bus, if you love London and Harry Potter with equal measure. If I could throw a handful of green powder and scream "Diaginilly" to transport me to the city that requires a durable umbrella — by Pete, I'd do it. 

    the dictionary print
    Jaye Crafts / Etsy

    Get it from Jaye Crafts on Etsy for $10.89+

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