10 Picnic Essentials for the Global Nomad
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Whether you're gearing up for a day trip to Storm King or a long weekend exploring the rocky coast of Big Sur, summer guarantees you'll have plenty of reasons to get outdoors. Pack your favorite sandwiches, fresh juices, and our favorite outdoor dining finds — and you're all set for a globally-inspired picnic.
Bamboo Picnic Basket
Tote your picnic supplies in a traditional Taiwanese basket.
Price: £65 Available at: nativeandco.com
Do like Andean families do and set your picnic atop a colorful hand-woven blanket.
Price: From $325 Available at: lavivahome.com
Linen Bento Bags
Replace less attractive Ziplocs with a stylish set of bento bags made of natural linen.
Price: $38 Available at: quitokeeto.com
Two-Layer Sandwich Box
The minimally designed set reminds us of the Indian tiffin tin and makes packing a sandwich and simple and easy.
Price: From $22 Available at: food52.com
Opinel Picnic Knife
Slice and dice with a stainless steel French blade that folds into a beautiful olive wood handle.
Price: $47 Available at: amazon.com
Walnut Cutting Board
Chop vegetables or serve a cheese spread on the beautiful teardrop shaped board handcrafted in Los Angeles.
Price: $89 Available at: daraartisans.com
Stainless Steel Ice Pack
Keep food and drinks cool with Onyx’s Korean-made ice packs.
Price: From $16 Available at: food52.com
Nice looking, compostable, and chemical-free plates made in rural India.
Price: From $15 Available at: food52.com
Seersucker Cloth Napkins
A Southern-inspired, reusable cotton napkin set will brighten up your spread.
Price: $28 Available at: food52.com
Portable Wood Speaker
Set the mood with a compact bamboo Bluetooth speaker from Vers Audio.
Price: $99 Available at: amazon.com