Christmas Gifts for The Globetrotter

Christmas gifts for the globetrotter

Well, the first gift I would get a Globetrotter is probably a basketball followed by a trampoline. HAHAH. JUST KIDDING. GOTCHA! I’m ACTUALLY talking about your friend that travels a lot! Now that we have THAT straightened out, I figured I’d share a few gifts perfect for your friend that seems to be getting on a plane to a different location every time you talk to them!

External Battery

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Louis and I invested in an external battery this summer for our time on the East coast, and it was so worth it! Whether we were taking pictures  or killing time on the train, it was nice to not have to worry about our phones dying. Make sure to get one that is compatible with whatever devices your friend has, and if you find out they’re “not an iPhone person,” get that sort of negativity out of your life right now. Haha, just kidding. 🙂 Shout out to non-iPhone users…whoever you are!


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A nice pair of headphones is great to have on a long plane ride. A wireless and noise-cancelling pair like these would be perfect, so they can tune out that annoying person two rows back and not get tangled up in the wires if they drift off. Maybe you could include an iTunes gift card and your favorite playlist, so they’ll have some new jams to enjoy. Disney’s Great Hits Volume 3? Anyone?…just me? Ok.

Selfie Stick

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As annoying as these are and as much fun as I’ve made of them, I have to admit…they can be pretty convenient. I’m all for asking someone walking by to snap your picture, but sometimes for some weird reason they don’t want to spend twenty minutes doing a photoshoot of you to make sure you look your best while making sure to include the background at just the right artsy angle. This will help your friend get the perfect Instagram shot however long it takes.

Inspiring Journal 

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A journal explicitly for recording travels would be a great gift. It would encourage your friend to take a few moments each day on her trip to reflect on her adventures and write them down, so she’ll never forget.

Luggage Tags

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Sometimes, a simple luggage tag is all your need to help spot your bag out of the sea of black luggage rotating around the baggage carousel. This one is great because it fits on several types of bags and has a strong cable to help insure it doesn’t get ripped off the bag in transit.

***Extra tip: “Wrap” your Globetrotter friend’s presents in a Trendy Carry-on! They’ll be able to pack some essentials in it for the plane JUST in case their other bags don’t make it to their final destination. 🙂

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Beware! Shopping for these items may give you the travel bug too, but at least you know you’ll have a friend ready to go on adventures with you! Happy shopping!

Feel free to check out my other gift guides here:

The Fashionista

The Foodie

The Homebody

The Disney Fan


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Christmas Gifts for The Fashionista

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Christmas is almost upon us! Yes, yes, I know some people get in a tizzy when Halloween ends and every store is suddenly red, green, and tinsel-covered, but why not start celebrating the most wonderful time of the year as soon as possible? While I think the main focus of the season should be celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ with your loved ones, it can also be a season of gift-giving. I figured I would create a few “gift guides” for various people you may be buying for this year in the off chance you’re stumped on what to buy them. First up? The fashionista!

Clothes can be difficult to buy for someone because they often need to be tried on, but accessories are mostly “one size fits all,” so they’re great for gifting! Another bonus is all of these items can be purchased online which saves you from fighting the holiday hustle and bustle at the mall.

Blanket Scarf

Plaid Blanket Scarf

Blanket scarves seem to be all the rage right now. They can be tied as a scarf, wrapped around you like a shawl, or used as a picnic blanket. Kidding about the last one…unless you want to, I suppose. The plaid one pictured above would be perfect for your friend to add to her existing outfits, and it’s great for the chilly days to come! (Well…hopefully to come in Texas!)

initial Necklace

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Statement jewelry is changing all the time, so if you want to gift your friend a necklace, something timeless may be the route to take. A simple, gold initial pendant like the one above goes with so many styles, so chances are, she’ll get tons of use out of it!

Classic sunglasses

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You just can’t beat Ray Bans. The pairs I have are still in great condition after years of wear, and they’re so classic. I can’t wear my Ray Bans without feeling cooler…which as I’m typing makes me feel very uncool, but I don’t care. It’s true. A pair of sunglasses is a great accessory your friend can use year-round!

Leather Cross Body 

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Purses can be tricky because people are often particular about what type or size they want. However, a solid-colored cross body would be useful for anyone. A sturdy material like leather is perfect for wear and tear, and it’s convenient to grab as you’re running out the door!

Phone Case

What’s one “accessory” almost everyone is guaranteed to have on them at all times? Their cell phone, of course! A fun phone case could be the perfect gift for your friend, and it would definitely be unexpected. Some people love changing their cases to match their outfit, mood, or the season, so I’m sure a new addition to their collection would be happily welcomed!

There you have it, my short gift guide for the fashionistas in your life! I’m planning to do a few more gift guides this Christmas season, so make sure to come back! Any particular “friend category” you need ideas for? Let me know!


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