Every December and in February around my birthday, my mother calls me with the same dreaded question, “What do you want for a present this year?” Gift giving can be stressful overall, but it can be even worse for that bucket list adventurer in your life. What do you give to a person who is constantly skating around the world searching for adventures? Well, I began scouring the web to find gifts ideas to give my mom and came up with a handy Gift Guide for the Bucket List Adventurer!
I categorized my Gift Guide for the Bucket List Adventurer to make it easier for you to use. So feel free to click on any of the links below or scroll down to see them all!
- Gifts to Make Travelling Easier
- Electronic Travel Accessories
- Gifts for the Male Bucket List Adventurer
- Gifts for the Female Bucket List Adventurer
- Books for the Bucket List Adventurer
- Gifts for the Home of a Bucket List Adventurer
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Gifts to Make Traveling Easier
When I fly, I inevitably see parents lugging around their child’s car seat in the most awkward way – along with their own carry on bag and of course their child. It looks quite uncomfortable, but no more! With the Angel Baby car seat, you receive a universal bag that fits most Car Seats, Booster Seats, Infant Carriers, and more! It also has convenient carrying handle and drawstring adjustable lock for easy open/close with an ID TAG for identification.
Buy it from: AngelDirectProducts
Handcrafted in soft leather, this ultra sleek passport cover not only looks smart, it protects your passport and credit cards in this RFID-blocking leather Passport Wallet. This will help prevent identity theft by stopping sensitive personal data from being stolen. Knowing your personal and credit card information is protected from digital thieves will allow you to travel in confidence .
Buy it from: ETSY
I am a list person because I get distracted easily. So these lists are great to help you stay organized while preparing for your travels. With the TRAVEL PACKING CHECKLISTS you can instantly download a 9 page organizer to make packing for your next vacation smooth and simple.
Buy now From: PeoplesLifeOnPaper
Everyone drinks bottle water while traveling, but carrying around those bottles can be annoying. These water bottle holders are great for travel, taking a walk or bike ride – anywhere you are on the move and want to take a drink with you. You can clip it to your belt loop, your bag or backpack, fanny pack … you name it.
Buy it From: Amy’s Red Threads
So probably one of the worst parts of travel is trying to find your bags on the carousel at baggage claim, especially since most suitcases are black. But now you can create your own monogrammed luggage finders! These Custom Luggage Handle Wraps are sure to keep your bags safe and stylish, sporting your own custom design.
Buy them from: ChicMonogram
Travel insurance isn’t always high on the Bucket List Adventurer’s list of gifts, but it is probably one of the most important. Don’t get me wrong, I hope you never need to use it, but Travel Insurance from World of Nomads is an important safety net when things go wrong while traveling. What I like is that they cover all kinds of things: illness, theft, flight cancellations, and of course accidents – even from adventure sports.
Get a Free Quote from: World Nomads
ELECTRONIC TRAVEL ACCESSORIES
Portable Power Banks are life savers when your devices are dying but you can’t find a place to plug in. This portable bank charger fits in jean pockets, purses, includes a USB charger and comes in three colors: black, pink, or blue. Use it to recharge mobiles, tablets, laptops, or hybrids plus FastSelling can engrave your name, logo, or whatever you like to personalize it at no extra cost.
Buy it from: FastSelling
We experienced the frustration of digging your earphones out of the bottom of a bag, only to find them all knotted up. Well with the Leather Travel Cord Organizer you can keep your earbuds and Lightning iPhone charger untangled and organized. This handy leather keeper is available in tons of colors too!
Buy it from: Exsect
In today’s day and age cords are a necessary evil. With the Handmade Leather Cord Wrap Organizer you can store all laptop, mobile, camera, portable power cell, or any electronic plug adapter. These beautiful handmade leather wraps can even be personalized with your initials or name.
Buy if From: Sinevir
Gifts for the Male Bucket List Adventurer
Reminiscent of the days of traveling snake oil salesmen, is this quaint original design from Cold Creek Brewing. A vintage-styled wooden container which comes with four 2oz. bottles (approx 1 1/4″ shots per bottle!) with aluminum screw on lids, and it’s own little funnel. The Travel Mini Bar is a perfect accessory for camping, planes, or wherever your going!
Buy it from: Cold Creek Brewing
I love cufflinks! Even for the Bucket List Adventurer, there are times when you want to dress up and look sharp! With these Custom Map Cufflinks you will make an impression while exploring your favorite travel destination or at events at home! Brass And Chain can help you create your own vintage map cufflinks made of Antique Brass or Silver Plated. You provide them with your preferred location (any city, state, or country in the world) to showcase.
Buy them from: Brass and Chain
Like I said, I really love cuff links and I personally love my Real Compass Cufflinks. There is something about wearing them that always strikes up a conversation about travel. These handmade silver cuff links feature an actual working compass set in silver plated cufflink bases. The red arrow points North in case you get lost in your Tuxedo!
By them from: BjeweledVintage
Growing up in the Scouts, everyone had a pocket knife and as an adult traveler, I don’t ever leave home without mine. Sin City Engravers offers a beautiful wooden multi-tool pocket knife that can be individually engraved on both sides. Every knife is 5/8” thick and offers 7 individual tools. All tools are stainless steel and the handle is solid hardwood.
But it from: Sin City Engravers
Gifts for the Female Bucket List Adventurer
The 100% cotton Travel Infinity Scarf is the perfect gift, measuring about 66 inches around and about 10 inches wide. It is made to wrap around twice, resting nicely on your neck and chest. The best part? It has a SECRET POCKET with a hidden zipper to hold your passport and tickets while you’re bustling through the busy airports. Amazing, right? The pocket measures about 7 inches wide by 6 inches tall, which is the perfect size for a passport, ID card, credit card, etc.
Buy it From: Pierron Designs
The Lilliput Hanging Toiletries Bag will be your perfect travel companion: with its functional design, sturdy construction and attention to details, it reinvents your organizational needs when you need it most. You can now keep a large variety of products and travel essentials in ONE single bag.
Buy it from: Lilliput Bags
The Personalized Map Pendant necklace makes a thoughtful gift for any traveler, wanderer, or long distance love. This custom map necklace is the perfect piece of map jewelry to keep any place close to your heart. Choose a place that is special to you and memorialize it forever in a beautiful recycled piece of jewelry that you will love and wear for years to come!
Buy it from: Favoring Brave
A sarong may be one of the most essential items of clothing a woman can bring while traveling. Obviously, you can wear a sarong over a bathing suit, however xTheScarfShop offers beautiful sarongs that can be used in many ways. Wear it as a cover-up, scarf, shawl, skirt, dress, or wrap. The possibilities are endless.
Buy it from: xTheScarfShop
Books for the Bucket List Adventurer
Do you wanderlust about Cuba? Viva Cuba by Eric Gamble is a fun coloring book for children and adults alike. It is filled with ready to color pages for those dreaming of traveling to Cuba. The coloring book is presented by The Bucket List Project.
Buy it from: The Bucket List Project via Lulu
The Bucket List Travel Journal is a great journal for listing and planning all the goals and dreams you will complete in this lifetime. It is made with 60 lb. unlined paper for writing, planning, sketching and keeping all the little tokens from the road. Each journal contains a different set of repurposed maps to inspire travel beyond one’s comfort zone.
Buy it from: Tremundo Journals
I love this Book! How to Travel the World on $50 a Day by Matt Kepnes will show you how to make the system work for you in order to gain free flights, hotel rooms, find alternative accommodation, get into attractions for free, websites to find the best deals, as well as detailed costs and saving tips for destinations around the world. If you’ve ever dreamed of traveling the world – or maybe just taking your family to Disney or a trip to London, How to Travel the World on $50 a Day will give you the practical, step-by-step instructions to get your there.
Buy this Book from: Thrift Books
1,000 Places To See Before You Die reinvented the idea of the travel book as both wish list and practical guide. As Newsweek wrote, “it tells you what is beautiful, what is fun, and what is just unforgettable everywhere on earth.” There are 600 full-color photographs along with suggestions of places to stay, restaurants to visit, and festivals to check out. As a result, you will find multi starred restaurants and historic hotels such as the Ritz, while also seeing moderately priced gems that don’t compromise on atmosphere or charm.
Buy it from: Books-A-Million
When you can speak another language, your world becomes bigger, richer, and more inspiring. Learn with Babbel is fun, easy and effective. Their motivation is to provide a user-friendly, solution that allows learners to acquire a foreign language in a fun but targeted way, regardless of time or place. Anyone can learn languages; this vision has driven the Babbel team since 2007. The market-leading app for online learning makes it easy to access languages from English to Indonesian either from home, or on the go with a smartphone or tablet.
Buy it from: Babbel
Looking for a guidebook that isn’t full of tired, lame, or even BS travel information? 101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die brings together the most irreverent and legit accounts of drinking, nightlife and travel culture around the world. Part guide, part social commentary, part party invitation, 101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die gives you all the info and inspiration you’ll need to find a good time!
Buy it from: Books-A-Million
Gifts for the Home of a Bucket List Adventurer
If you ever come to my house you will see my Scratch Map of the World hanging on my wall. This scratch off map is an ideal gift for people who love to travel and explore the world. It will be a symbol of your past travels, all while reminding you that there are still many more exotic places, languages, cultures, foods, and people to explore.
Buy this from: SimaxLLC
The Travel,Vacation, Adventure Fund Jar is so much fun. It’s the ultimate vacation fund jar. Put it in an accessible place, an area where everyone can contribute to the fund and watch it grow. The front of the jar is etched with an ADVENTURE license plate and world continents. The left and right sides are etched with travel and passport stamps, plus a map of Rose Wind.
Buy it from: LaserScribeIt
I don’t know about you but I do some of my best day dreaming in the shower and these World Map Shower Curtains will have you thinking about where you want to travel next. Mapology makes World Map Shower Curtains from vintage maps they restore. They print each beautifully printed curtain in soft polyester fabric and will change the entire look of your bathroom!
Buy if from: Mapology
Back in October, The Bucket List Project shared John Alo’s story, My Ultimate Baseball Bucketlist, of how he was on a mission to visit all Major League Baseball stadiums. With the Bucket List Ballpark Map Tracker, you will have an awesome way to track your mission of visiting all 30 baseball stadiums. Each map features the 30 current ballparks, fun facts about the history of some of those parks, plus a section for you to personalize.
Buy it from: Northern Liberties
So what do you think of Gift Guide for the Bucket List Adventurer? Did you find new gifts for yourself or the Bucket List Adventurer in your life? Is there something you recently found that would be perfect to add? Let me know in the comments below!