The year’s best gifts for the travellers in your life. Assuming you received everything from our last gift guide that you desired, we have scoured the Internet and our own wish lists to compile more of the best gifts for travellers.
At the top of our list, has to be the new iPad Air.
Of course you will need a chic and practical case to carry your new iPad around. We love the Want Les essentials de la Vie Capital iPad sleeve ($195), though you could buy us anything from their awesome travel range and we would be very happy!
Exhibition A has collaborated with the artist Wes Lang to produce a selection of ten archival prints in a limited edition box set of 100. This suite of exceptional stationery drawings was created during Wes Lang’s extended stay at the Chateau Marmont in 2011.
Stylishly presented in an intricate black display box designed, Get a Room! vouchers can be used toward the purchase of accommodation at any boutique hotel in the worldwide Mr & Mrs Smith collection.
The Flight 001 4-in-1 Adapter ($25) is a little colour coded set of plugs that allows you to quickly adapt to over 150 countries!
This mini travel bar features a stainless steel hip flask with attached lid, and all of the accessories needed to mix the perfect cocktail in your hotel room or in transit, in a simple black insulated case ($71.20).
The Scratch Globe is a gold foil coated map of the world which allows you to scratch off where you’ve been on your travels. When you’ve scratched off the country or continent you’ve been to, a rich and colourful map with geographical detail is revealed underneath ($32).
The Good Night Sleep Mask ($14.50) is not the most glamorous of items, but certainly an appreciated necessity for any frequent flyer. Designed to allow Rapid Eye Movement (REM), the ultra-soft Good Night Sleep Mask promotes deep, rejuvenating slumber. This lightweight, luxuriously cushioned mask blocks out light, and is specially moulded to allow complete eye movement (unlike many eye shades that can press against your eyes) for a deeper, more restful sleep.
Jonathan Adler’s Jet Set Coasters ($48) are a set of glossy porcelain coasters with bold graphics that make these the perfect perch for a classic cocktail when home between trips.
For kids we love the cute and educational Zig Zag City Guides, $24. Available for NYC, SF, Rome and Paris. London to come in 2014.
We absolutely love the adorable Fjallraven Kanken backpack in the mini size, €59.95, in every colour way you can imagine.
Mummy travel tip: Don’t forget to bring an iPad loaded with new unseen apps and videos to keep little people entertained on a long haul flight.
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