Get ready to be on track on a journey of wanderlust wonders! Whether you’re an avid adventurer or know someone passionate about exploration, these 10 must-have travel gifts are perfect as last-minute Christmas gifts.
From adventure-proof jewelry to tech-savvy companions, each item is handpicked to fuel new horizons, and every journey becomes a cherished memory.
1. Minimalist Jewelry for the Beach Goers
Elevate your beach adventures with Tula Blue’s Minimalist Stack–the epitome of coastal chic. Crafted with freshwater pearls harmonizing you with the natural world and larimar radiating love and healing vibes, this collection is where balance meets beauty.
The larimar princess necklace, riptide bracelet, and dainty loop earrings are carefully hand-woven on Tula Blue’s signature ROPE. The stack is 100% waterproof and features a sliding knot closure for a custom fit, which adapts effortlessly to sandy strolls and sun-drenched moments.
“Our jewelry is hand-made by our team in Texas who field tests every piece ensuring it stands up to the challenges of an active lifestyle,” says Tula Blue CEO Heather Stringer. “Each individual piece is designed to beautifully accent everywhere you go and everything you do, bringing good vibes every step of the way.”
2. One California Day’s Ojai Escape
Discover the ultimate Christmas gift: a surprise day trip to Ojai, California, by One California Day. Delve into an 8-hour adventure, savoring local flavors, stunning vistas, and quaint towns. Indulge in a picnic-style lunch, explore a 150-year-old ranch, and unwind at an Insta-worthy wine bar. Perfect for those seeking a unique experience away from Los Angeles, this road trip is a hassle-free escape.
Trina Hendry, founder of One Califonia Day, adds, “With so many wonderful places to visit within a two-to-three-hour drive of California’s major city centers – like Ojai, Santa Barbara, Point Reyes, wine country and the desert – One California Day’s itineraries offer authentic local experiences, one memorable stop at a time. These day trips are the perfect gift for those who wish to explore California without the hassle of doing all the research and planning. They are packed with hidden gems and unexpected finds, supporting small businesses along the way.”
3. Ideal Coffee Table Books for the Wanderluster
As the ideal companions for those who seek inspiration in travel planning, the Moon Travel Guides WANDERLUST coffee table books, from Hachette Books/Avalon Travel, one of the biggest publishers in the world. They not only showcase the beauty of our planet but also serve as practical guides for crafting unforgettable adventures.
Whether you’re looking for a gift for a seasoned explorer or someone yearning for the next getaway, these books are passports to a world of wanderlust, where every page turns into a stepping stone toward their next trip. Gift the joy of exploration, and let these guides kindle the flame of their exploration.
4. Island Hopper Travel Backpack for the Seasoned Travelers
Level up your travel style with the Island Hopper Travel Bundle, a seamless fusion of professionalism and adventure. The backpack is a game-changer for seasoned travelers, boasting secret pockets, water-resistant features, and a lifetime guarantee.
Dive into a world of unique gift ideas where practicality meets durability, ensuring your journeys are stylish and worry-free. Upgrade your travel experience with the Island Hopper Travel Bundle, where you’ll also get compressing packing cubes and a compact toiletry bag to give the ultimate gift for the seasoned traveler.
5. Comfortable Paradis Sports for the Adventurous Woman
Delight the adventurous woman in your life with the perfect gift of comfort and sustainability with Paradis Sport’s performance underwear. Tailored for travelers and backpackers, these undies, fit-tested by elite athletes and crafted by women for women, make for a thoughtful and practical gift.
Elevate her travel comfort as she explores new horizons with underwear that seamlessly moves with her, wicks moisture, and is sustainably made in the U.S. Whether she’s an avid hiker, urban explorer, or combines both, Paradis Sport ensures she travels in style and comfort. Give the gift of confidence and functionality, making her every journey experience memorable.
6. Handso Soap for the Revolutionary Travelers
Revolutionize your showering experience with Handso, an environment-friendly replacement for your loofah and leaves a silk feeling. The product allows you to shower with just 100ml of water and organic soap for an eco-friendly cleanse. Crafted in Italy, this Handso product is compact, ensuring it’s the ideal companion for any journey.
Embrace a sustainable and refreshing travel experience and stay clean with this innovative solution, designed to revolutionize how you refresh while on the go.
7. Enchanted Three Necklace Stack for the Backpackers
Designed for the daring backpacker, Tula Blue’s Enchanted Three Necklace Stack is a symphony of amazonite and opalite gemstones. Balancing energy and removing chakra blockages, this collection invites risk-taking and self-discovery. The opalite princess necklace, amazonite classic necklace, and amazonite bohemian necklace, hand-spun on Tula Blue’s ROPE, offer versatile layering options.
With a 100% waterproof guarantee and a loop & puka shell closure, these necklaces accompany explorers on their transformative journeys. Unleash the spirit of adventure with a gift that mirrors the ever-changing sky atop summits, encapsulating the magic of exploration in every shimmering gemstone.
8. Travel-Friendly VEGAMOUR Hair Products
Elevate your wellness routine with VEGAMOUR’s GRO Biotin Gummies – a delicious and nourishing treat for vibrant hair. Boasting an impressive 16,666% of the daily value of biotin (5000 mcg), these gummies are fortified with folic acid, vitamins A, B-5, -6 and -12, C and E, zinc, and essential minerals. Their powerful blend neutralizes free radicals, providing comprehensive support and nourishment to the scalp and hair.
The convenience of these tasty gummies allows you to effortlessly maintain your supplement routine, delivering a daily dose of vitamins. Gift the joy of healthy, vibrant hair, and let your travel experience be an adventure for the soul and a treat for your hair.
9. Hassle-Free Solis Global Hotspot for the Tech-Savvy Explorers
Elevate your travel adventures with the Solis 5G Hotspot, your ticket to tech drama-free exploration. This secure Wi-Fi companion covers 135+ countries, bidding farewell to SIM card hassles and ensuring worry-free connectivity wherever your journey takes you.
A must-have for the digital nomad or social media influencer who needs Wi-Fi while traveling, the Solis Global Hotspot redefines seamless connectivity on the move, allowing you to stay connected, share memories, and navigate easily.
10. Stylish Cyberbackpack and Cyberluggage for the Modern Explorers
Step into the future of travel with Cyberbackpack, the epitome of stylish Tesla-inspired gear for modern explorers. Designed for the daily hustle, Cyberbackpack boasts a sleek hardshell design that’s water-resistant and can carry all essentials. It has a 17-inch laptop sleeve, multiple pockets, and expandable space for extra items. It’s the go-to choice for gifting your modern traveler family and friends.
Cyberbackpack is the newest product that delivers hard shell construction, TSA locks, and charging ports. Embrace the innovative holiday spirit and elevate your gift with Cyberbackpack, where cutting-edge design meets the demands of today’s adventurous and tech travelers.
11. Essance Skin Care Facial Travel Kit
Indulge in the essence of natural beauty with Essance Skin Care’s Revitalizing Facial Care Travel Kit, a perfect gift for the avid traveler. Crafted for on-the-go pampering, this kit features organic skincare essentials that promise a rejuvenating experience wherever your adventures take you.
Whether you’re treating yourself or a loved one, embrace the joy of glowing skin during your travels. Experience the ultimate in self-care with Essance Skin Care and unveil the radiant beauty that accompanies you on your journey.
12. Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2024 Book for the Aspiring Travelers
Lonely Plant’s Best in Travel 2024 transcends the ordinary, presenting a compilation of 50 must-visit destinations meticulously curated by an expert panel. Featuring themed lists, such as the Top 10 Countries, Regions, Cities, Best Value, and Sustainable Travel, it’s a comprehensive guide shaping travel trends for the upcoming year.
Beyond rankings, the book provides compelling reasons to explore each destination in 2024, complete with expertly crafted itineraries and practical advice. Whether a seasoned traveler or an aspiring explorer, give someone the joy of discovery and adventure with this indispensable travel companion as a gift.
13. Ultimate ChargeCard for the Adventurers
Bid farewell to the inconvenience of dead phones with ChargeCard, your ultimate lifesaver in a wallet-sized form.
The portable charger, compact as a credit card, is a game-changer for travelers, hikers, and cruise enthusiasts who never want to be caught powerless. Designed to fit seamlessly into your wallet, it’s the perfect solution for those on the go.
14. Luxurious Bamboo Bedding for the Extraordinary Adventures
Upgrade your travel gifting with Linenly’s luxurious bamboo bedding, a perfect blend of comfort and sustainability. Crafted from premium bamboo fabric, these meticulously designed products redefine the sleep experience. Ideal for travelers, Linenly’s bamboo sheets offer a touch of indulgence wherever the journey takes you.
Bamboo’s lightweight and eco-friendly nature make these sheets the perfect travel companion, ensuring restful nights wherever you are. Linenly’s bamboo bedding is also hypoallergenic and temperature-regulating, catering to the various needs of every traveler.
Founder of Spark Nomad, Radical FIRE, Journalist
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Education: Bachelor of Economics at Radboud University, Master in Finance at Radboud University, Minor in Economics at Chapman University.
Over 200 articles, essays, and short stories published across the web.
Experience: Marjolein Dilven is a journalist and founder of Spark Nomad, a travel platform, and Radical FIRE, a personal finance platform. Marjolein has a finance and economics background with a master’s in Finance. She has quit her job to travel the world, documenting her travels on Spark Nomad to help people plan their travels. Marjolein Dilven has written for publications like MSN, Associated Press, CNBC, Town News syndicate, and more.