Take Me Away: The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for the Wanderluster

Take Me Away: The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for the Wanderluster I {un}covered 2016

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Whether your wanderlust takes the form of jet-setting across the globe, packing up the car for a winding road trip (or weekend quickie) with the bffs, embarking on a solo discovery mission eat-pray-love style, or going off-the-grid on a secluded island escape, these 26 holiday gift picks have you, and your fellow wanderlusters, covered wherever your travel goals may lead.

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Row 1:

To keep track of your globetrotting: Urban Outfitters Gold World Scratch Map ($24.00 – $34.00).

For the weekend tripper: Lulu Dharma Velvet Weekender Bag in Light Pink ($159.00).

Row 2:

For the girl who likes to stay pampered on-the-go: Travertine’s TSA-compliant Luxury Travel Essentials Kit ($42.50), featuring Lavender Botanical Body Wash (2 oz), Tea Tree Protein Shampoo (2 oz), Tea Tree Protein Conditioner (2oz.), Petal Jojoba Body Cream (2 oz) and Shea Hand and Nail Cream (.25 oz).

Gift a photo session capturing memorable, candid vacation photos around the world via a vetted local photographer from Flytographer (from $250.00 for 30 minutes).

For catching those in-flight zzz’s: A & R Cashmere 3-Piece Cashmere Blend Travel Set ($159.00, at Gilt), featuring a cozy throw, eye mask and carrying case.

Row 3:

Because every wanderluster knows the journey is just as important as the destination: Olive & Cocoa’s Inspired Journey Crate ($135.00) includes a colorful leather passport wallet, an adorable Parisian motif travel journal, card case, box of mints, and vintage inspired rollerball pen all set in a hand crafted wood crate with ribbon.

For in-flight shut-eye: Flight 001 Rosy Disposition Travel Pillow and Eye Mask Set ($30.00)

For the wanderluster heading into mosquito territory: This TSA-friendly Gift Set from Aromaflage® Wild ($110.00) not only comes stocked with (1) 50 ml fragrance, (1) 100 ml fragrance and a candle featuring notes of spicy cardamom and warm cedarwood – they also double as DEET-free insect repellant.

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Row 4:

The multi-purpose, wear anywhere robe: Lunya French Terry High/Low The Robe ($250.00).

The perfect cross-body satchel for all of your globetrotting adventures: Pikolinos Leather Handbag in Brandy ($190.00)

For the star-gazer: Universe2Go’s personal planetarium ($99.00) offers celestial views on-the-go, linking the real starry sky with a wealth of digital information via an accompanying Smartphone App.

Row 5:

For the wanderluster who prefers sleeping in her own sheets: Beantown Bedding Eco-Friendly Tencel® Disposable Sheet Set (from $19.99).

The perfect stocking stuffer: Carrie K. & Wit x Folly ‘Wonder’ 14K Rose Gold Plated Sterling Silver Necklace ($235.00).

For the wanderluster with a penchant for snacking: Universal Yums Boxes (from $14.00 per box) deliver snacks from countries around the world monthly, such as France, Japan, India, Greece, Turkey, Colombia, Taiwan and more. Choose to gift a subscription or 1-off box.

Row 6:

For the packrat: AWAY The Large Checked Luggage ($295.00), featuring an unbreakable polycarbonate shell, interior compression system, and removable laundry bag.

For the culinary-inspired wanderluster: a gift certificate to an Outstanding in the Field Traveling Dinner (from $190.00), featuring four-course, locally harvested and prepared feasts held outdoors in stunning locations around the world. The 2017 lineup (thus far) includes such destinations as Argentina, Chile, Hawaii, New Orleans, Arizona and Mexico, among many others.

For the frequent flier: Pinch Provisions Airplane Mode Travel Kit ($26.00) featuring 18 in-flight essentials including ear buds, wrinkle remover, lip balm, hand sanitizer, breath drops, deodorant towelettes, stain remover, a phone/tablet stand and more.

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Row 7:

Bikini.com’s Wanderlust Discovery Subscription Box ($75.00 for 1 box, or $250.00 for a quarterly annual subscription) features curated style, beauty, fitness, and travel essentials inspired by exotic beach destinations around the world. Current box: Bali.

For the wanderluster who likes to keep it personal: Personalized Gifts Canvas & Faux Leather Personalized Striped Weekender Bag ($39.00, at Gilt).

An alternative to the neck pillow: Cardiff Wings’ Travel Headrest ($45.00) attaches to any airplane seat in seconds for comfortable in-flight sleep, plus – doubles as a non-intrusive privacy barrier between you and your fellow traveler.

Row 8:

Reduce symptoms of jet lag and improve overall alertness in just 12 minutes with the HumanCharger® bright light therapy device ($219.00). Invented in Finland, the HumanCharger® sends UV-free, blue-enriched white light to the light-sensitive regions of your brain via a set of advanced LEDSet earbuds, helping to maintain the rhythm of your natural body clock.

Taking you from flight to hotel lounging to adventure: Encircled 8-in-1 Chrysalis Cardi ($128.00), transitioning from a cozy cocoon cardigan to a classic infinity scarf, elegant one-shoulder gown and more.

Never be caught in a hairy situation on-the-go again: meet Sphynx ($14.99), the original 3-in-1 travel razor for women. The carry-on friendly, compact device contains a refillable spray water bottle, a shea butter-based moisturizing bar, and two separate razor blades for easy breezy shaving, wherever your travels lead.

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Row 9:

Beelove’s airport-safe Travelers Collection ($24.00) includes ethically harvested, honey-infused Restore & Protect Ultimate Body Balm, Cleanse & Refresh Amenity Lathering Shower Gel, Replenish & Soften Amenity Body Lotion and Care & Repair Natural Lip Balm.

For the carry-on queen: Lojel Kozmos 21″ Carry-On Hardside Luggage in Gold ($465.00, at Flight 001)

The ultimate splurge for the road-tripping wanderluster: Airstream’s Basecamp ($34,900). This sleek, lightweight trailer is towable with an SUV, comfortably seating 5 and sleeping 2 with convertible living space, a dinette with all of the essentials, an on-board bathroom and further smart x efficient features seriously upgrading your camping game.

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