15 Gifts for Pen Pals
Layflat photo album. Photo courtesy of Artifact Uprising.
An urban-inspired coloring book for easing stress. The ultimate airplane snack box. And a pen that can withstand the heat of the hottest desert on Earth. Enjoy this
selection of holiday gifts guaranteed to please paper-obsessed travelers. BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE
Frequent Fliers, Little Globetrotters, Outdoor Adventurers:
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With over 100 varieties, each handpicked box is delivered with a selection of healthy, individually packaged snacks for eating well on the go.
Price: From $12 Available at: graze.com
Try the World Holiday Box
The subscription service's latest box, available as a one-off (no subscription commitment necessary), is filled with holiday treats from around the world. A culture guide explains the meaning behind goodies like açai sauce, palmiers, and chocolate truffles.
Price: $39 Available at: trytheworld.com
Bon Voyage Bites
And now, a gift from your friends at Fathom. We partnered with Brooklyn-based indie food purveyor Mouth to curate a cool-to-carry-on travel snack box. Veggie crisps, salty-sweet seeded brittle, smoked lox jerky, and chocolate espresso cookies energize the spirit and satisfy the tastebuds. (In the name of research, we've eaten everything.)
Price: $50 Available at: mouth.com
Ancient Courses Mississippi River Meander Belt
Trace the shifting course of the Mississippi (from prehistory through the 20th century).
Price: From $24 Available at: 20x200.com
Layflat Photo Album
Preserve memories from a favorite trip with an elegantly bound collection of photos.
Price: From $119 Available at: artifactuprising.com
iPad Mini Clam Case
There’s no excuse not to write home when you have an attachable keyboard for your iPad Mini.
Price: $105 Available at: clamcase.com
Monuments of New Delhi Stationery
Illustrated notecards from Happy Menocal celebrate the icons of India’s capital.
Price: $55 Available at: indelust.com
OMy Pocket Map
Color and annotate a souvenir map for Paris, New York, or London.
Price: $12 Available at: anthropologie.com
Keep a notebook, pen, and passport handy at all times.
Price: $75 Available at: izola.com
Tiny Post Office Postcard Set
Celebrate small-town America with a collection of notecards inspired by the tiny post offices seen on a yearlong road trip.
Price: $16 Available at: omoionline.com
Notes on a Sandwich Notebook
Keep a list of the world’s best sandwiches handy and have a place to jot down notes.
Price: $18 Available at: elizabar.com
Embroidered Card Set
Intricately embroidered notecards made in India are inspired by designer John Robshaw's art school drawings.
Price: $40 Available at: johnrobshaw.com
Splendid Cities: Color Your Way to Calm
Coloring isn’t just for kids anymore. Ease stress and experience the world’s most wonderful cities with an imaginative (sophisticated) coloring book for adults.
Price: $9 Available at: amazon.com
Double-Ended Color Pencil Set
Make the most of limited space with a set of double-sided color pencils.
Price: $10 Available at: urbanoutfitters.com
Polished Aluminum EDC Pen
This compact pen can write at any angle
and handle the heat of the Sahara Desert and the frigid winds of the South Pole.
Price: $59 Available at: kaufmann-mercantile.com