Who says there’s not life after travel? Jim Sherman, founder and former CEO of ShermansTravel, is into a new business—a gift box of the month club called Hamptons Lane.
But Sherman (who’s still Chairman of ShermansTravel) hasn’t strayed too far—his new venture keeps alive the globetrotting spirit. Each month, his new company delivers a new box of authentic foods and kitchen products, centered on a theme and sourced from all over the globe.
The inaugural package—just in time for Cinco de Mayo—is Southwestern-themed and includes spices from James Beard-nominated Melissa Guerra; salsa from San Antonio, TX; a lime juicer; and chipotle-spiced margarita salt. Anchoring the box (literally) is a huge lava rock molcajete from Guanajuato, Mexico.
Sherman says subsequent gift boxes will include the same types of authentic tastes and products. Each will be $45 (including shipping), and it’s no problem if you want to opt out of a given month.
And hey, if you want to visit the destinations where these goodies come from? We hear ShermansTravel has some great travel deals.
Rich Beattie is Executive Digital Editor at Travel + Leisure.