Whether your loved ones have been actively mobile, out and about exploring new destinations, or they’ve just been dreaming about far-flung locales that they’d like to visit one day in the future, these travel-inspired gifts, geared for women, will be a delightful surprise. From items that make travel easier to those that tap into our sense of nostalgia, these thoughtful gifts are sure to create joy this holiday season.
Smell Notes of Gardenia
If your loved one has been envisaging a trip to the tropical and subtropical regions of destinations like Asia, the Pacific Islands, or Australia, then perhaps a gift of fragrance will be well suited. Gardenia Palm Eau de Parfum, created by Good Chemistry, is vegan, paraben-free, and chock-full of essential oils that bring a little happiness to the wearer.
How to Purchase: Good Chemistry, $24.99
Travel in Stylish Comfort
Road trippers on your gift list will love an outfit that is comfortable, versatile, and easy to pack. The prAna Loop to Pine Dress in charcoal, kale or nautical color patterns, is currently on sale. Flannel fans will appreciate that this dress, made in a Fair Trade factory, has been created with completely organic materials.
How to Purchase: prAna, $74.25
Prioritize Good Sleep
Certified organic, made in a Fair Trade factory, and reasonably priced, Nilaa makes sheets, towels, blankets and robes that are oh-so-soft and plush. For the woman in your life that adores hotel-quality bedding, give the gift of comfort with a new sheet set. Choose from a variety of colors from the cotton or natural linen sheet lines—sky, drizzle, white, dune, hay, sphinx, sage, cloud burst, pebble, or blue fog.
How to Purchase: Nilaa, $139
Tour in Style
For the jet-setter, the stylish road tripper, or the woman who loves a little pomp and circumstance, surprise the lady in your life with a premier luggage set from Delsey Paris. Voguish and well-made, the Chatelet two-piece set includes a hard-side suitcase with spinner wheels as well as a matching soft-side shoulder bag—both of which fit easily into the overhead compartment of an airplane or in the trunk of a car. The shoulder bag is also distinctive because it’s designed to fit inside the luggage, should you need to consolidate your baggage. Choose from angora or chocolate colors.
How to Purchase: Delsey Paris, $319.99 for the case and $189.99 for the shoulder bag.
Experience Canadian Comfort
Using fresh Canadian goat’s milk, Canus has been making skin care products for over 20 years. The milk is collected from Quebec farmers and then packaged in Quebec and Ontario, making it one of the few soap manufacturers to create products entirely in Canada. The Nature line comprises vegetal-based soaps, foaming milk baths, body washes, and lotions. The Discovery Gift Set is a great way for your loved one to try a variety of products as it includes a soap bar, milk bath, body wash, and body lotion.
How to Purchase: Nature by Canus, $52.76
Give Back and Support Diversity
The culturally diverse apparel brand, Feather Bear Forever, a Native-American clothing company, designs t-shirts that celebrate different nations across the globe. Wrap an original design, the Native Snowflake, which combines symbols from Plaines Indians, and present your loved one with a gift that creates awareness. Because shirts come in a variety of sizes, you can also purchase a mother-daughter matching set.
How to Purchase: Feather Bear, $35
Explore the Outdoors
For the outdoor adventurers, the women in your life who love to travel to locations that are home to mountains, rivers, and wildlife, give a delicate gift that will remind them of rugged places. The Open Mountains Gold Necklace, designed by Asha Blooms, matches most outfits and is comfortable to wear. Portions of each purchase also supports women and girls around the world.
How to Purchase: Asha Blooms, $78
If the woman in your circle is a traveler on-the-go, in need of a satchel that is versatile and trendy, yet will leave her hands open, then look no further than the Lorimer Fanny Pack, designed by State. She can wear it as a hip pack, or lengthen to utilize as a cross body bag. She’ll be able to stash all of her much-needed items so that she can travel and explore without being encumbered. Choose from five different colors.
How to Purchase: State, $85
Support Small Farms
For a variety of teas from different origins—African, Asian, or Columbian teas, purchase a Gift Box from Outwoken Tea that is completely biodegradable and compostable. All of the teas come from small tea farms located around the world, which means that your purchase will support farmers and their families. The traveler in your household will love the thoughtful gift, whether they sip hot tea at home, or bring some loose leaf teas in their luggage to far-flung destinations.
How to Purchase: Outwoken Tea, $29.99