The Gift

2011 holiday gift guide for the traveler

Gifts for the ones you love, or for yourself


That’s right, handpicked for the traveler in your life or for your life as a traveler. Give a travel gift this Christmas or make your holiday a travel Christmas. You get the idea.

Vinni Wine Bag

Vinni Wine Bag flight proofs your wine with a reusable, inflatable bag that creates an air cushion around a bottle. $30.

The New York Times 36 Hours: 150 Weekends in the USA & Canada

Sick of going to Vegas for your weekend escape? If that’s even possible in your world, The New York Times 36 Hours: 150 Weekends in the USA & Canada has 149 other spots for you to check out. $25.30.


Zomm has created the first wireless phone-leash that alerts you when you are away from its proximity. It also doubles up as a speaker phone and a security device (plus a funny demo video). $99.

Next time you travel, impress/confuse the locals by cooking them a Thai inspired dinner with The Mobile Foodie Thai Essentials Kit. $20.

Bugaglove Max Electric

If you die in the wild, your hands will still stay warm with the Bugaglove Max Electric glove from Columbia. $399.

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Collection 6

Who wouldn’t want some Bourdain for Christmas? The 6th collection is out in 2 parts. Part 1 $20.99 and part 2 $17.99.


FitKit’s small package is a traveler’s workout solution by providing a jump rope, resistance tube, exercise band, and more. $29.99.

The Lifeproof iPhone case is resistant to water, ice, dirt, impact or just plain life. Try it in the shower while making a dirty martini while jumping on your phone. $79.99.

The Powerbag is a techies wet dream with backpacks, messenger bags, and briefcases that can charge smartphones, and tablets. $139.99 +

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