As a circumnavigator, visitor to 47 countries and all 50 states, I offer my list of the 5 best gifts for the world traveler.

5 Best Gifts for the World Traveler

5 best gifts for the traveler 1. “Transit Maps of the World” by Mark Ovenden. For the map and metro lover, this book is a to-die-for visual of the metro maps of the world. I cannot get enough of it.jacket_32. Marmot Pre-Cip windbreaker. I have worn this jacket all over the world in all weathers, as a layering item or just outerwear. It’s got over 50,000 miles on it and it’s still ticking.5 best gifts for the traveler

3. Collapsible water bottle. Packable, light and durable, this fantastic water bottle is a great stocking stuffer and life saver for thirsty travelers, which is anyone.


4. A Ceptics Adapter. Lightweight, compact and easy to use, this adapter covers almost any outlet in the world.12311299_10153412701274412_1618929668633441897_n 5. A good journal. I actually print out and the cut n paste my itineraries into my journal. Yes, I know it’s old fashioned, but it works when wifi and cells don’t. There you have it, my best 5 gifts for the world traveler. Let me know if you need my address :-).


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Chris and Steve, the empty-nesting nomads, travel the world, one month at a time, housesitting and Airbnbing along the way. We uncover urban walks, great hikes, and vegan/vegetarian eats that other guide books miss. And we throw in a bit about Forex trading along the way.

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