7 Awesome Gifts for Travelers

Self Improvement

by Publisher

7 Awesome Gifts for Travelers

Self Improvement

by Publisher

Know a travel bug? If they can sit still long enough to open a gift, there are plenty of ways to show off a favorite place or get there more comfortably. Viva, wanderlust!


Celebrate a hometown or much-loved retreat with this simple-chic ZIP code tote. We saw this one in a café, but you can get a similar one at Cafe Press (can you guess the chi-chi city shown below?)

zipcode bag

Just for fun

This hand-embroidered throw pillow can be customized for any state and many popular travel destinations. Use coupon codes for Uncommon Goods to snag yours at a discount.

pillow uncommon goods

Prost! Skol! Cheers!, etc.

Know someone who enjoys beer or wine? Order a map of the US (foreign countries also available) and mark the different local beverages they’ve sampled. From Uncommon Goods.

beer map-uncommon goods


Know someone headed to Florida to live, retire or vacation? Over-the-top kitschy stuff abounds in the Sunshine State. Go for something fun but definitely more sophisticated, like this vintage citrus crate image on a cosmetic bag from Distinctly Florida. Choose from several designs.

cosmetic bag

Sturdy, accessible carry-on

Brookstone is known for handy items for travelers. Check out this expandable, spinnable carry on with fold-out compartments. Clever!

luggage- brookstone

On the road

For those who love the open road, keep them safe and supplied with an emergency kit. Try Amazon, Uncommon Goods. or this one from LL Bean.

roadside kit - brookstone

Simple comfort

Air travel can be uncomfortable and planes not the most hygienic of places. Give this tiny foldable pillow and blanket set from Horchow. It can be monogrammed for that personal touch.

travel blanket horchow

Whether it’s a recent retiree, a newlywed couple, a student or your favorite air mile-logger, there are many ways to celebrate travel during the holidays, a birthday, a wedding or just because.