It’s nearly Christmas, and we’re betting many of you will still have a Christmas shopping list to work through. If, like us, your friends and family are keen travellers too, this Christmas travel gift guide is sure to make seeking out the ideal holiday gift much easier.
World Scratch Map
As you explore new countries and tick off destinations you’ve long wanted to travel to, there’s nothing more satisfying than scratching off the places you’ve been to on a World Scratch Map. And, available in a series of sizes and colours, they’re a welcome addition to the walls of any map lover’s home.
Scratch Map Original, £18.95 / 23.57 USD
The Lonely Planet Guide to The World
Why get a guide to one destination alone when you can own this Lonely Planet guidebook to the entire world. Listing each country from A to Z, the guidebook gives essential facts and lists must-see attractions, making it ideal for deciding where to go next.
Lonely Planet, The World, £22.99 / 29.99 USD
CB2 Cork Globe
If there isn’t enough wall space for a Scratch Map, opt instead for the CB2 Cork Globe, which lets a person pinpoint the countries they’ve been to. Plus, with its simple colour scheme and stainless steel base, the globe makes a stylish addition to a living space.
CB2 Cork Globe, £110.39 / 129.00 USD
GoPro HERO5 Black
With its capability for recording a journey in even the most extreme of settings, GoPro have taken the world by storm in recent years. And with each model that’s released, new technological features are added. The GoPro HERO5 Black includes voice control and the ability to share moments captured on-the-go, among its impressive functions.
GoPro HERO5 Black, £349.99
Laboratorio Giuditta Brozzetti Handwoven Italian Scarves
Whether it’s due to the climate or air con, travel inevitably encompasses many temperature changes, making a scarf or shawl indispensable. By buying one of the handwoven Italian scarves of Laboratorio Giuditta Brozzetti, you’ll also be supporting the TreadRight funded initiative that is striving to keep the tradition of Italian weaving alive.
Laboratorio Giuditta Brozzetti Scarves, 88 Euros
Ock Pop Tok Laos Bags
Whether it’s a cross body bag or clutch, the various bag designs by Ock Pop Tok suit both practical and style-conscious travellers. And, established to support the artisans of rural communities in Laos, this is another initiative that’s supported by TreadRight.
Ock Pop Tok Laos Bags, 19.00 – 207.00 USD
100 Questions: Conversation Cards
One of the great advantages of travel is the opportunity it provides to meet people from around the world. Whether it’s on a long journey or back at home, these conversation cards facilitate fascinating conversations, with questions to pose such as ‘what makes a person a good travelling companion’.
100 Questions: Conversation Cards, £20.00 / 30.00 USD
To plan your next trip, or give the gift of travel, take your pick from the trips hosted by us at Trafalgar.
Image credits: Cover photo © iStock / Melpomenem. Lonely Planet The World Book Cover © Courtesy of Lonely Planet. GoPro © iStock / eyjafjallajokull. Brozzetti Weaving © Brozzetti. Bounmee 2016 © Ock Pop Tok.