The Eighth Day of Christmas: Gift Ideas for the Travel Lover

Hey! Luggage…

I was in Vancouver when I saw THIS:

A map on a piece of luggage. Perfect! From Heys.

Check out what else they have too:

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* All pictures from Sears Canada

The Ninth Day of Christmas: Gift Ideas for the Travel Lover

Travel clothes. A MUST have. I need comfort and I need style. Here is the perfect outfit for wandering aimlessly around _________________.

Skinny Jeans from Zara – dress them up or down. Thanks Olivia!

H&M cardigan in blue

Aldo bronze flat sandals

Light blue top from Joe Fresh

Bronze earrings, similar to these from Creation

The Tenth Day of Christmas: Gift Ideas for the Travel Lover

Accessory time! What would I really want, to make my traveling experience just a little bit easier?


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Heys Travel Adaptor

Heys Travel Adaptor

Collapsable Tote Bag

Collapsable Tote Bag

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Vino holder – wish I had this in Italy!

Collapsable Stool - for my wildlife photography moments

Collapsable Stool – for my wildlife photography moments

The Twelfth Day of Christmas: Gift Ideas for the Travel Lover

I am finally getting into the holiday spirit – and why not throw out a few ideas to those seeking to find the perfect gift for a travel lover?

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Over the past few months, I have had many great sounding recommendations of travel themed books to read. Here are a few suggestions from some of the readers of my blog, and myself:

1. Jo Nesbo (author – read all of his books in order).

– Recommended by me

2. Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson

– Recommended by beingoutthere

3. At Play In The Fields Of The Lord by Peter Matthiessen

– Recommended by kevin meyers

4. Dark Star Safari by Paul Theroux

– Recommended by Arundhati

5. Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen

– Recommended by kevin meyers

6. Discovery Road by T. Garrett, A. Brown, and Sir Ranulph Fiennes

– Recommended by beingoutthere

7. End Of The Earth: Voyage To Antarctica by Peter Matthiessen

– Recommended by kevin meyers

8. Art of Travel by Alain de Botton

– Recommended by beingoutthere

9. In A Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson

– Recommended by kevin meyers

10. On the Road by Jack Kerouac

– Recommended by iamatticusfinch

11. Down The Nile: Alone In A Fisherman’s Skiff by Rosemary Mahoney

– Recommended by kevin meyers

12. Blue Highways by William Least-Heat Moon

– Recommended by kevin meyers

13. The Education Of Little Tree by Forrest Carter

– Recommended by kevin meyers

14. I Wonder as I Wander by Langston Hughes

– Recommended by transplantedtatar

15. Love In The Time Of Cholera and 100 Years Of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

– Recommended by kevin meyers

16. Apples Are From Kazakhstan by Christopher Robbins

– Recommended by kevin meyers

Thank you to all of you bloggers that helped in formulating this list!