Gifts for Men Who Love to Travel

The travelers in your life won't be able to resist these unique gifts.

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Suitcase and headphones
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If the men you know are obsessed with crossing countries off their bucket lists, consider this your guide to gift giving. From skincare to travel gadgets and stylish accessories, the globetrotter in your life will be thanking you for giving him an excuse to plan his next trip.

There's a gift on the list for every type of traveler — those who like to arrive in style, those simply looking for comfort and utility, and those looking for a blend of both. We're sure you'll find something that will put a smile on his face.This year, Travel + Leisure is offering a comprehensive gift guide for 2021. The goal? Make sure you can find the perfect present for everyone on your list. Below, our picks for the traveling man.

Sony Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

Navy wireless headphones
Courtesy of Amazon

Whether he's headed out on a transatlantic flight or is getting back to his daily commute, he'll appreciate a pair of high-quality noise-cancelling headphones. These headphones from Sony offer a comfortable fit, up to 30 hours of battery life, and intuitive touch sensor controls.

To buy:, $348

Johnston & Murphy Rhodes Duffle Bag

Tan leather duffel bag
Courtesy of Nordstrom

You can't go wrong with a classic leather duffel, like this sleek weekender from Johnston & Murphy. It's made from full-grain leather with a fabric-lined interior, featuring interior and exterior pockets that will make packing a breeze.

To buy:, $359

Zella Men's Live In Pocket Joggers

Navy jogger sweatpants
Courtesy of Nordstrom

For lounging at home and on-the-go, these joggers are as comfortable as it gets. They're made from a soft, lightweight polyester and spandex blend in a sleek, flattering cut that he can wear at the gym or on his next road trip.

To buy:, $36 (originally $59)

On Cloud 2.0

Black and white sneakers by On Cloud 2.0
Courtesy of Respective Retailers

Just like the name suggests, the On Cloud feels like you are walking on clouds. On's patented CloudTec® technology is specifically engineered in Switzerland to create an incredible soft cushion upon impact. It's the one shoe to take everywhere you go and for any activity — from hiking in Switzerland to running in Tokyo. One reviewer says, "Forget all the other brands, On running shoes is where I'll buy my shoes from now on." For the perfect fit in the U.S. size up a half size.

To buy:, $130

Buck Mason Dry Waxed Canvas Highland Jacket

Buck Mason Dry Waxed Canvas Highland Jacket
Courtesy of Buck Mason

This jacket is made of a water-repellent dry waxed cotton canvas fabric is sourced from the renowned Halley Stevenson mill in Scotland. The timeless style will look good on any man in your life, and the warmth and high-quality materials will make him comfortable and stylish all year round. It fits true-to-size and is lined with a striped wool-blend blanket for warmth. A piece that will last a lifetime.

To buy:, $295

The Ergatta Rower

Ergatta Rower
Courtesy of Ergatta

2020 has shown the importance of having a great at-home workout. The Ergatta Rower not only provides an exceptional home workout — it elevates the aesthetic of your room with its sleek design made out of cherry wood from Rhode Island. Each machine comes complete with a 17.3" bluetooth-enabled touchscreen to track your workout and heart rate. But the main reason that Ergatta stands out is its innovative workout experience that turns the rower into a competitive game. You can race other members in the Ergatta community, your own personal-best time, or do a HIIT interval-based program.

To buy:, $2,199

Blundstone #566

Blundstone Thermal Boot
Courtesy of Blundstone

This fully waterproof thermal boot is built for the cold. The genuine sheepskin fleece footbed and premium leather keep warmth in and moisture out — plus it's one of the most comfortable boots around. They are light-weight enough for traveling and durable enough for any winter task closer to home.

To buy:, $230

Keihl's Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash

Kiehls Men's Facial Cleanser
Courtesy of Respective Retailers

A clean face will make anybody feel better after a long day of traveling. The gel face wash effectively removed surface debris, excess oil, and dirt without stripping the skin or making it too dry. With Caffeine, Menthol, and Vitamin E, the face wash is a great way to start or end the day leaving skin a fresher and healthier appearance. It's popular with men of all skin types and comes in a travel-friendly size.

To buy:, from $10

Shou Sugi Ban House Signature Ceramics

Hand-made ceramics from Shou Sugi Ban House
Courtesy of Fredrika Stjarne for Shou Sugi Ban House

Shou Sugi Ban House, the Hamptons first wellness retreat and destination spa, just launched an e-commerce site just in time for the holidays. The ceramics set is hand-made for the wellness retreat by New York-based artist, Stephanie Charlene. Eating off these dishes this holiday season will make you feel like you're experiencing the inventive menu from Mads Refslund, co-founder of Noma in Copenhagen, who directs the culinary program at Shou Sugi Ban House.

To buy:, from $40

Sony A6000 Camera

Sony mirrorless digital camera
Courtesy of Respective Retailers

When looking for a gift that will keep on giving, a camera is a great choice. Sony's a6000 is a mirrorless camera with photo quality that matches that of many DSLRs at a fraction of the cost. It's less bulky, easier to manage, and extremely portable. With over 1k positive reviews this camera is well-loved. One reviewer says, "I have nothing but good things to say about this camera. I have owned my Sony A6000 for just over a year now and it has been nothing short of perfect. I am a beginner photographer and it has taken high-quality, professional photos."

To buy:, $648

Vssl Flask

A LED flashlight and Flask combo by VSSL
Courtesy of Respective Retailers

This is a great gift for any man — it's a flashlight. It's a flask. It's a compass. It's a can opener. — all in one. This multi-tool is a great addition to any outdoor adventure. Impress your friends on your next night-hike by turning the powerful 4-mode LED flashlight into a bottle of your favorite spirit and two shot glasses. "This is now my favorite camping flask," one reviewer says. "It's ridiculously durable, the flashlight on the one end is nice and bright and pretty useful, and it holds enough of the good stuff to get you feeling pretty good around the campfire at night."

To buy:, $100

Travelpro x Travel + Leisure Carry-On

Travel+Leisure x TravelPRO carry on in Grey
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Travelpro has teamed up with Travel and Leisure to create the best luggage for avid travelers. As editors, we have tried almost every luggage option available and decided to collaborate with industry titan Travelpro to design the perfect carry-on. The expandable carry-on effortlessly glides, is very durable, and has many storage pockets and zippers. Any travel lover will appreciate this suitcase — a piece of luggage that is tried, true, and editor-approved.

To buy:, $495

Keihl's Super Fluid Daily UV Defense

Kiehls Daily Sunscreen
Courtesy of Respective Retailers

This sunscreen is perfect for daily use. Sunscreen is a vital part of keeping skin healthy and protected—and this product makes it easier than ever to implement into any routine. It's so light-weight that it's barely noticeable after application and the liquidity of the product makes it a cinch to apply with a lasting matte finish. It's formulated with advanced UVA/UVB technology and pollution protection that is safe for all types of skin, including sensitive skin. The SPF 50+ will quickly become a favorite for all men on-the-go whether it's a beach day in Rio or cross-country skiing in Norway.

To buy:, $40

Smeg Coffee Grinder

Smeg coffee grinder in black
Courtesy of Smeg

Any coffee lover will be thrilled to get this high-design coffee grinder. The Italian-based brand is known for their 50s-retro designs with state-of-the-art features. This electric coffee grinder is no different, it has 30 grinding levels to create all tastes and types of coffee and eight pre-set sizes from 12-cup drip coffee to a single espresso shot — it's the best gift for the coffee-obsessed man in your life.

To buy:, $315

Lululemon At Ease Hoodie

Lululemon hoodie in black being modeled by a man
Courtesy of Respective Retailers

Lululemon's At Ease Hoodie is the perfect travel companion for any guy. The hoodie will quickly become his best friend during long-haul flights, brisk evenings, or really any time he wants to wear the most comfortable hoodie around — which will surely be a lot. People are raving about this new offering from Lululemon saying, "Just buy it" and "Best hoodie I have ever put on my body!"

To buy:, $148

Glerups Slippers

Glerup The House Shoe with Natural Rubber Sole
Courtesy of Glerup

If you haven't heard of Glerups, now is the time that you snag a pair in the link below then also get one for the man in your life. This felt shoe, made of 100% pure natural wool with a natural rubber sole, is the coziest possible addition to life at home. Plus, the sole makes it easy to take out the trash or grab the paper without changing from your slippers.

To buy:, $140

"Drinking French"

Drinking French book by David Lebovitz
Courtesy of Respective Retailers

This book is the perfect gift for any man looking to expand his taste in cocktails. Written by David Lebovitz, this book has everything anyone needs to know about iconic French cocktails, cafe traditions, and aperitifs. The best part of this book is the escapism to a country we are all aching for right now. With over 150 recipes, there's sure to be a drink (or several) that strikes his fancy.

To buy:, $19

Philips Norelco Series 7200 Beard Trimmer with Vacuum

Men's razor set by Phillips
Courtesy of Respective Retailers

When traveling there isn't much time to groom. The Philips beard trimmer is perfect for a quick trim (hair, body, or face) and the best feature is that it has a vacuum to trap all of the trimmed hair. The vacuum catches 90% of all of the hair which makes cleaning up the sink and counter very easy. The battery life is long — usually won't have to charge at all during a two-week trip. Plus there are over 250 reviews that all share the same sentiments: "Makes clean up so much easier. No more giant hair rings around the sink!"

To buy:, $120

Fjallraven Expedition Pack Down Hooded Jacket

Red Fjallraven Expedition pack down hoodie
Courtesy of Respective Retailers

Is there any better travel companion than a light-weight, packable down jacket? You'll never feel cold again with the exceptional warmth-to-weight ratio in this jacket — plus, it's ethically produced and fully traceable. It has a pocket that the entire coat can get stuffed into for easy packing in a suitcase or even a day pack. The jacket has synthetic insulation over the shoulders for extra resistance against pressure and moisture and the quality of the stitching is top-notch. You really can't go wrong with this superb down jacket.

To buy:, $275

Garmin Vívomove Luxe

Luxury smart watch by Garmin
Courtesy of Respective Retailers

There are plenty of fitness trackers on the market, but this smartwatch from Garmin stands out for its style and versatility. It's great for running, swimming, and cycling, so no matter your sport, this watch can help you track your stats. The thing that sets this watch apart the most is the posh design. The silver stainless steel watch face and Italian leather band add sophistication that most other trackers last — all without lacking any of the technology that Garmin is trusted to provide.

To buy:, $450

The Citizenry Stonewashed Linen Bedding

The Citizenry Stonewashed Linen Bedding
Courtesy of The Citizenry

This breathable and soft bedding set is made from the finest French flax and woven in the oldest family-run linen mill in Portugal. This bedding is not only great looking and oh-so-comfortable, it helps employ local Portuguese artisans because The Citizenry offers these local craftspeople wages that average 2x the fair trade requirement.

To buy:, from $455

KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer

KitchenAid tilt-head mixer
Courtesy of KitchenAid

The 5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer is great for whipping up anything from macrons that remind you of your favorite french bakery to steam bun dough for a savory Bao. Each mixer can make up to nine dozen cookies in a single batch and come equipped with ten speeds. It's a nice option for any man who wants to spend more time in the kitchen — and lets face it, we are all spending more time cooking this year.

To buy:, $430

Red Wing Weekender Chukka

Redwing's Chukka boots in camel
Courtesy of Respective Retailers

Red Wing is known for their high-quality leather that gets better with age and will hold up for years to come. The chukka style is a staple for guys at any age — they can be worn to the office, out on the town, on a 10 hour flight, and all year round. Plus, they come in a variety of colors that are sure to fit any style.

To buy:, $230

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