Holiday Gift Guides: The Avid Explorer

With the after Thanksgiving sales officially kicking off holiday shopping season we’re bringing you our series of gift guides for everyone on your list. We’ve rounded up pieces we would personally want to give and receive- organized by interest, so whatever your recipient is into, be it cooking, traveling or crafting, you can pick up something they’ll love.

Whether their travel style is more European hostel than four-star hotel (or vice versa) if your recipient treats their coveted vacation days as the ultimate reason for showing up to work in the first place, or even eschews a traditional job for something with a lot more flexibility (insta-famous #vanlife enthusiast?) you’re shopping for the avid explorer. Make their next journey even better with one of our picks for a suitcase that charges your device for you to a fully customizable set of Windsam Field Guides to their favorite destinations.

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01. Native Union 10’ Charging Cable, $35, Amazon

Tuck this extra long, extra sturdy charging cable in your bag for the next time you need to plug in at the airport, coffee shop, Lyft or Airbnb… the added bit of length means you’re always sure to find an outlet within reach.

02. Depart Book, $34, Amazon

Get inspired for your next adventure with this tome filled to the brim with breathtaking scenes from around the world. Curated by the trio of Dutch photographers the Sizzo Brothers, it offers up travel tips in between the images of the 40 destinations featured on its pages.

03. Leather Luggage Tag & Passport Case Set, $99, Mark and Graham

Use this handsome monogram-able leather set to keep track of your luggage and passport in style. 

04. S'well Blue Suede Water Bottle, $35, Amazon

While you can’t carry your plastic water bottle through security but you can bring this reusable bottle to fill on the other side. An added bonus is that it will keep your liquids chilled for up to twelve hours.

05. Bowers & Wilkins Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, $350, Amazon

Block out surrounding noise in flight to catch some extra Zs without being restrained by any wires with these handsome headphones by Bowers and Wilkins.

06. Box Set of Three Guides, $60, Wildsam Field Guides

Select three guides from the Windsam Field Guides to match your favorite destination, and they’ll box them up for you in this display-ready box.

07. Baggu Go Pouch Set, $36, Amazon

This trio of travel pouches in a sturdy nylon is perfect for keeping organized while the water-resistant finish will help keep your exploding toiletries in check.

08. The Carry-On, $225, Away

Glide through the airport with ease with this sleek, hard-shelled carry on from Away. With features like an ejectable battery to keep your devices charged to an interior compression system to make packing a cinch, it’s the perfect companion for your next trip.


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