There’s nothing wrong with compiling a little holiday wishlist to discreetly pass on to your loved ones. Here are some of our favorite 2015 gifts perfect for the frequent traveler or wander-luster.
Pack This! Pad ($7)
A super-cheap stocking stuffer from Knock Knock, the Pack This! Pad is something every traveler has needed at some point. The checklist includes everything you could ever need or want on a trip — just rip it and check the items off as you go.
National Parks Sticker Map ($55)
The perfect gift for any park or camping junkie, the National Parks Sticker Map is brought to you by UncommonGoods, maker of everything you never knew you wanted. The retro-looking map comes with 59 tree stickers, one for each National Park, so you can track your progress as you visit each.
The traveler_kit ($20)
The traveler_kit is basically an emergency travel kit, with everything you could ever need in a tight squeeze, all in one waterproof case that meets TSA regulations. Some of the items included are sanitizing wipes, ibuprofen, sunscreen, energy drink mix, shampoo and more.
Lug Loc ($70)
The Lug Loc will help you trace your luggage from anywhere in the world using your smartphone. The device is FAA and TSA compliant, so no worries there, and the tracking app works on both Android and iPhone systems.
The Scrubba is for the outdoorsy traveler or backpacker. Just add in your dirty clothes and any kind of soap (body wash, hand soap, shampoo, etc.). Swish the bag around, rinse with clean water and then allow the contents to dry.
Being safe while traveling is a big concern for most people. Having tools at your disposal to provide you with information about safe locations can make all the difference in the world when planning a vacation. The countries below are the safest to visit according to security specialists at International SOS.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
Waterproof and water-resistant products can be used in the rain, sea, pool or any other water-based sport or activity. Here are some products that will keep you dry throughout the winter.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
Muji is a Japanese retail company specializing in a variety of household goods and apparel. The company uses a minimalist approach to its products with a no logo and no brand policy. The manufacturing process is streamlined to reduce production and packaging waste.