Gift Guide: Travel Bug

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“Danger!” Sleeping Mask

$22

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From Intoart, a Peckham-based collective of artists and designers with learning disabilities, this sleep mask was created by Andre Williams. The soft velvet fabric features vibrant orange and pink letters spelling out “Danger!” (perhaps a warning not to wake the snoozer). With a satin headband, this playful accessory measures 20 by 10cm. Price is in Pounds.

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Mineral Sunscreen

$75

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From recently launched Ourself—a skincare brand underpinned by a patent-pending delivery system of effective ingredients—this mineral sunscreen provides broad spectrum, reef-friendly protection from UVA and UVB rays. The formula also incorporates Firming Intides™ (peptides that smooth the skin), as well as vitamin E, sunflower extract and bisabolol (antioxidants that nourish and soothe) and rice bran extract and jojoba esters, which increase the skin’s suppleness. This …

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New York Cursive Embroidered Snapback Hat

$40

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NYC-centric vintage dealer Fantasy Explosion teamed up with Bloomingdales on a capsule collection of retro-tinged baseball caps that celebrate the city. The New York Cursive Embroidered Snapback has been crafted from a cotton/polyester blend and features an adjustable closure. Available in black or white, it’s one of five caps in the collection.

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Upcycled Dragon Egg Tote Bag

$250

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From Australian brand Perks and Mini’s spring/summer 2022 collection, each Upcycled Dragon Egg Tote Bag is individually crafted in Melbourne from nylon ripstop fabric that features a digital print. The design is a tweaked take on a bag from the PAM archive—which dates back to 2000, when Misha Hollenbach and Shauna Toohey founded the now-cult brand. The elasticated “corn” gathering creates a ruched effect, and …

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PAC-MAN Stainless Mug

$57

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Zojirushi teamed up with PAC-MAN to create a limited edition stainless steel mug that pays homage to the classic game. Available in either black or silver, the mug features an array of utilitarian elements: an electro-polished SlickSteel interior to repel corrosion and stains, a flip-open lid with a safety lock to prevent spills, as well as double wall insulation to ensure hot or cold drinks …

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Soul of New York: A Guide to 30 Exceptional Experiences

$14

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Written by journalist and native New Yorker Tarajia Morrell, with original illustrations by Abbie Zuidema, Soul of New York: A Guide to 30 Exceptional Experiences brings the spirit of the city within reach through cultural and culinary entries. Across 144 pages, Morrell translates the illustrious history and present-day heartbeat of NYC into adventures anyone can undertake.

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As its title suggests, National Geographic Society’s 1,000 Perfect Weekends: Great Getaways Around the Globe offers profound inspiration for short escapes that will appeal to all types of travelers. This stunning 704-page hardcover tome covers more than 40 countries, with itinerary suggestions ranging from 36 to 72 hours. Perhaps most exciting are the pages of National Geographic photographs that accompany all of the recommendations.

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The new Sanne Balaclava from NYC-based The Arrivals is crafted from a super-cozy, responsibly sourced 70% mohair and 30% nylon blend, knitted into a thick ribbed pattern. Made in one size for all genders, its face opening measures 22.5 inches and the neck opening is 12 inches—but since the fabric blend makes it supple and soft, there’s some wiggle room. Available in black, matcha or …

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UDD 180 DX Sleeping Bag

$355

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Brooklyn-based label Adsum collaborated with Japanese outdoor brand Nanga (founded by Akira Yokota in 1941) on a four-product collection made for adventures. The standout product, the UDD 180 DX Sleeping Bag, is a custom-sewn item made in bright yellow and orange; colors inspired by ’90s mountaineering. It folds down into a lightweight, pocket-sized carry bag, but is filled with warm, high-performance 770 fillpower down that’s …

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Made in Canada from plant-based plastic, Another Room’s Mini Jointlocker is a neat carrying case for a small BIC lighter and a mini joint. A removable chain allows users to attach the kit to a set of keys, bag or belt. Available in various colors and sizes, it’s a playful but practical accessory. Price is in CAD.

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Comprising crystals, a wearable evil eye and smokeless smudge, this travel kit from Sage & Salt contains items designed to transform every final destination into a welcome one. Each component—from the smoke-free spritz to the black salt—aims to support the clearing of bad energy and anxiety while helping to maintain alertness, ultimately keeping travelers feeling grounded and secure.

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Travel North America: (And Avoid Being a Tourist)

$28

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With guidance, tips and reviews from online travel resource Fathom’s founders, Jeralyn Gerba and Pavia Rosati, and their talented contributors, Travel North America: (And Avoid Being a Tourist) provides plenty of information for those able to visit the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean; and those who want to research their future trip once borders open up more. With a focus on natural wonders, …

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