Celebrating a mother like no other? Skip the traditional flowers, chocolates, and candles for a unique gift that inspires wonder.
What is this? A room for ants? This book captures the Thorne Rooms at the Art Institute of Chicago—68 miniature models of European and American interiors from the 16th century.
Take your love of a place to the next level with these custom-made and beautifully delicate minimalist maps. You can gift a grad a ring of their hometown, a newlywed a necklace featuring a sentimental location, or gift yourself a brooch featuring your favorite travel spot.
Bring out a porrón at your next dinner party for a wonderful display of wine-drinking might. In Spanish tradition, the glass pitcher is filled with wine or cider, lifted near (but never touching) the drinker's mouth, and quickly tipped to start pouring as they extend their arm away. As seen on...
Each of the cards in this deck holds a low-stakes challenge. Accept it, and you’ll find yourself paying attention to the shifting textures of the terrain under your feet, keeping watch for circles and squares, or spreading out a picnic in an unexpected place. Pack a few for your next...
These are the only binoculars I take into the field. The optics are sharp and bright, they're lightweight enough to carry all day, and the angle of view allows you to track quick moving birds with ease. A must-have for any explorer.
“Who do you know that makes their own cheese? This is a gift of nostalgia, adventure, culinary exploration, and might just start a new talent! Dairy free, vegan/paleo options also available!” — Sydney, Evanston, Illinois
Instant cameras of yore were bulky and broad. Not this one. Minimal and vintage-looking, this Instax is great for the trendy, on-the-go photographer who needs images printed in a flash.
Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders celebrates more than 600 of the strangest and most curious places in the world.
A picture frame that uses an optical illusion to make objects—in this case, two feathers—appear to move in graceful slow motion.
This clever bandana turn the most versatile bit of travel gear into the most informative. Printed on the bandana are guides to NATO phonetic code words, Morse code, sign language, and more.
There's nothing like a few drinks to bring a bookclub together, and even better if they're literary themed. With concoctions classically entitled Vermouth the Bell Tolls and Romeo and Julep, you'll get the bookworm party started right.
In the era of pods, the stovetop coffee machine has become an endangered species. Get this iconic Italian kitchen appliance while you still can.
When you're on the go, you don't want to have to rely on outlets. Plus the lighter your footprint, the better! Pro-tip: Strap this on the back of your bag while you're walking around.
Dozens of towns around the world that have given themselves over to books and bookshops, and with this guide you can imagine visiting them all!
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