25 Valentines for World Travelers
Photo courtesy of No. 3 Clive Road.
Finding the perfect gift for a worldly traveler can be stressful. Those jetsetters have seen it all — and more. We searched high and low (and all over the globe) to bring you a selection of unique Valentines, including baby elephants, stationery that stands the test of time, and a way-cooler alternative to a dozen roses.
Pillow Talk Candle
Create a serene hotel vibe at home with the scent of ginger root and sandalwood.
Price: $30 Available at: snowehome.com
Lizzie Fortunato Sushi Clutch
Gift to impress with a hand-beaded clutch starring her favorite international cuisine.
Price: $495 Available at: lizziefortunato.com
The Captivator Energy Mist
The secret to long-lasting love lies in a transformative mist that reenergizes and invigorates through an intoxicating mix of clary sage, sandalwood, and neroli scents.
Price: $46 Available at: capbeauty.com
Foster a Baby Elephant
Who doesn't swoon over baby animal photos on Instagram? Go one step further and
join artist Hugo Guiness by supporting a baby elephant who's been orphaned because of Africa's brutal ivory trade.
Price: $50 Available at: sheldrickwildlifetrust.org
Fig + Yarrow Pink Love Salts
After a long flight, slip into something comfortable: a travel pack of mineral-rich Himalayan bath salts.
Price: $16 Available at: amazon.com
Saturdays x Porter Laptop Case
Upgrade his business travel game with a handsome and water-repellant computer case.
Price: $90 Available at: saturdaysnyc.com
Your guy will be the envy of the airport security line when he slips off his shoes to reveal a good-looking pair of Italian cotton socks.
Price: £15 Available at: jolliegoods.com
Italian Leather Journal
A rich, full-grain Italian leather journal for jotting notes and making plans to conquer the globe together.
Price: $68 Available at: trnk-nyc.com
Phiaton Wireless Headphones
Block out crying babies and the chatty neighbor in seat 32B with an attractive pair of headphones that automatically pause when removed.
Price: $199 Available at: amazon.com
Function meets form with a spacious technical canvas bag expertly constructed in Japan.
Price: $260 Available at: mrporter.com
This beautiful leather bag works for romantic overnights and weekend adventures.
Price: $325 Available at: killspencer.com
Armor Lux Wool Slippers
Spending an evening at home is a lot more fun when you have a nice pair of French slippers to knock around in.
Price: $99 Available at: kaufmann-mercantile.com
Forestbound Escape Utility Bag
A shared sentiment among travelers, in the form of a sturdy canvas bag with leather handles. Take advantage of the Valentine's Day special and customize with his or her initials.
Price: $99 Available at: forestbound.com
Maison Martin Margiela Cotton Letter Stationery
Create the ultimate souvenir by penning a love letter that will stand the test of time. Made by hand, the starched cotton paper and envelope set are designed to last much longer than a flimsy Valentine.
Price: $135 Available at: blacklamb.co
Around the World: The Atlas for Today
A thoroughly entertaining and visually striking book for those who choose to make the world their home.
Price: $35 Available at: amazon.com
Iconic Architecture Card Game
Fans of modern architecture will appreciate the simple drawings and bold typography while showing off their knowledge of the world's most fantastic buildings.
Price: $12 Available at: dwell.com
A Year in Books
Gift your favorite bookworm a monthly book subscription. Each order is customized, with novels hand-selected by the lovely and knowledgeable staff at London's Heywood Hill.
Price: From £200 Available at: heywoodhill.com
Designed in the spirit of the Japanese yukata, the cotton indigo-dyed batik robe is a fashionable souvenir from one of our Austin favorites, Hotel Saint Cecilia.
Price: $250 Available at: hotelsaintceciliastore.com
Hoya Heart Plant
For a touch of Southwestern flare, go with an easy-to-care-for succulent plant guaranteed to last longer than your classic vase of long-stem roses.
Price: $38 Available at: thesill.com
Hot Pink Hand Woven Pulsera Iris Bracelet
Hand-woven thread and antique coin and tassel detail make this friendship bracelet from Tulum-based designer Daniela Bustos Maya a stylish gift.
Price: $55 Available at: shoplatitude.com
Bahen & Co. Chocolates
Instead of a floral bouquet, present your Valentine with a mixed bundle of five beautifully wrapped stone ground chocolate bars from Western Australia.
Price: $50 Available at: bahenchocolate.com
Hi Wildflower Lovers Rock Perfume
Notes of vanilla, amber, and beeswax will transport her to a tropical island each time she uses the travel-sized perfume.
Price: $57 Available at: birchbox.com
He'll be the coolest kid on the block when he receives the latest in drone technology this summer. Pre-order the Lily, a smart camera drone that automatically starts when thrown into the air. It will follow (or stalk!) you from a distance of up to one hundred feet.
Price: $799 Available at: lily.camera
No. 3 Clive Road Malabar Blend
A breezy coastal blend of Nilgiri tea with sweet-scented vanilla makes a nice gift for anyone who appreciates a quality brew.
Price: $35 Available at: indelust.com
Langly Camera Strap
Smile and say ... thank you for the lovely, full-grain leather camera strap.
Price: $75 Available: langly.co