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15 Last-Minute Gift Ideas Inspired by the World

By Lesley Merchant
11 November 2020
15 Last-Minute Gift Ideas Inspired by the World

If you’ve left your Christmas shopping to the last minute (or you want a headstart for the long list of gift-giving occasions in 2021), you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together the ultimate list of gift ideas for people who travel because at City Unscripted, that’s what we do best! These smart gift ideas will let the travel lover in your life experience the world – in some cases, without even leaving their living rooms. From the best travel gift cards to travel-inspired subscription boxes, these are the most unique gift ideas for someone who likes to travel. 


City Unscripted Gift Cards for Travel

Bokksu Japanese Snack Box

We can’t think of better gift ideas for people who travel a lot than our very own gift cards for travel, securing one of 675+ personalized tours in 45 cities across the globe. From full-day experiences to food tours, your wanderlust-seeking loved one will be spoiled for choice. Send an e-gift card and let your recipient choose their own experience, or choose the experience for them! A gifted experience is valid for a full 18 months, so there’s plenty of time for them to plan their next unforgettable trip.

Atlas Coffee Club Subscription

Atlas Coffee Club Subscription

Travel gift ideas for him or her can be difficult to come by, but if you have a travel-loving friend who can’t face the day without a cup (or two) of coffee, this could be one of the best gift ideas for someone who likes to travel. An Atlas Coffee Club Subscription brings a curated box of freshly roasted coffee from around the globe right to their doorstep every month. It’s truly the gift that keeps on giving! 

Tea From Around the World Set

Tea From Around the World Set

One of the top wedding gift ideas for couples who travel, a GlobeIn gift box is filled with artisan goods from around the world, containing everything from jewelry to decor. There are few gifts more precious than this carefully curated box of handmade goods lovingly crafted by artisan entrepreneurs in remote countries. The items are absolutely beautiful, and supporting them is an easy way to do some good this gift-giving season.

Flavors of the World Hot Sauce Gift Set

Flavors of the World Hot Sauce Gift Set

We all know someone who’s the ultimate condiment king or saucy minx. We’re talking, of course, about the person who slathers everything in hot sauce. Gift ideas for travel lovers (who also enjoy a good burn) don’t get any easier than this gift set of international-inspired hot sauces. From Rio de Janeiro Habanero to Hawaiian Lava and Burning Pepper, there’s a world of spice to be explored.

Nomadik Gear Subscription

Nomadik Gear Subscription

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Not every traveler wants to hop on a plane and jet off to a European city. For many, adventure is the calling. If you’re looking for gift ideas for travel lovers who are campers, adventurers, and outdoor aficionados, a Nomadik subscription box is the way to go. This incredible gift will bring monthly deliveries of curated outdoor gear, travel tips, and items that make roughing it that little bit more comfortable.

Universal Yums Subscription Box

Universal Yums Subscription Box

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When you’re struggling to find unique gift ideas for people who travel a lot, don’t overthink it. Sometimes the solution is something as simple as a box of snacks! Universal Yums is an epic subscription box that sends a selection of snacks from a different country every month. It takes your wanderlust-seeking loved one on a food-fueled trip around the world with flavors that span the globe. Could you think of a better gift?

Chocolate Bars of the World Gift Set

Chocolate Bars of the World Gift Set

Travel gift ideas for her don’t get sweeter than this. Available on Amazon, this amazing gift box is the best thing you could give to chocoholics and sugar addicts. With chocolate bars from countries like Spain and Switzerland, produced by esteemed confectioners, this isn’t just one of the best gift ideas for people who travel – it’s perfect for pretty much anyone!

Around-the-World Snack Box

Around-the-World Snack Box

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Send the gift of 10 iconic snacks from across the globe all in one place (even more convenient? It’s available on Amazon). A combination of savory and sweet snacks, from cookies and crackers to jerky and pickles, this thoughtfully put-together snack care package is one of the best gift ideas for travel lovers who have been craving the flavors of the world.

Journey the World Gourmet Food Box

Journey the World Gourmet Food Box

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A Try the World subscription box is the gift of a box full of gourmet goodies from across the world every month. The ingredients, drinks, and snacks will help anyone create an authentic culinary experience in the comfort of their own homes. If you’re looking for gift ideas for people who travel for food, you’ll be hard-pressed to find something more perfect than this. 

Around the World Spice Set

Around the World Spice Set

Culinary gift ideas for travel lovers don’t have to consist of food – this intercontinental spice selection truly lets you taste the world on your own terms. These flavorings from across the globe are the ideal way to recreate international cuisine in the comfort of your own kitchen. With spices spanning China, Mexico, France, Israel, and Jamaica, a world of flavors await in this unique gift box.

Around the World Beer Gift Set

Around the World Beer Gift Set

Are you having a hard time finding unique gift ideas for him? Or maybe you’ve got a friend who’s getting bored of homegrown brews and local bars. Whoever your recipient may be, give them the gift of 12 flavorful foreign brews. This box of beers gives your travel-loving friend the incredible opportunity to taste iconic brews from all corners of the globe. 

Around the World Whisky Tasting Set

Around the World Whisky Tasting Set

Whisky might have been perfected in Scotland, but several countries have since crafted their own world-renowned blends, and they’ve been put on the whisky-producing map. With samples from countries like Japan, India, and Taiwan – each with their own unique tasting notes – a whisky tasting set is one of the best gift ideas for men who travel (or people who just love a good whisky!).

Around the World Candle Gift Pack

Around the World Candle Gift Pack

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Nothing takes you back to place or a moment in time like a smell – and a scented candle does a pretty great job of it. One of the top gift ideas for her, this candle gift pack consists of luxury coconut-wax candles with scents inspired by laid-back locations around the world. From Byron Bay to Bora Bora, these candles take your travel-loving loved one on a trip around the world with distinct fragrances like coconut and passionfruit.

Bokksu Japanese Snack Box

Bokksu Japanese Snack Box

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Any insatiable traveler who’s done their research knows that quaint cafés, sprawling markets, and Konbini convenience stores make Japan the ultimate destination for snack-lovers of all kinds. With a Bokksu box, you can let someone sample authentic Japanese snacks, candies, and teas without even leaving their house. If you know a food-obsessed traveler and you’re wondering how to treat them, you’ll struggle to find more exciting gift ideas for travel lovers than this.

GlobeIn Artisan Gift Box

GlobeIn Artisan Gift Box

One of the top wedding gift ideas for couples who travel, a GlobeIn gift box is filled with artisan goods from around the world, containing everything from jewelry to decor. There are few gifts more precious than this carefully curated box of handmade goods lovingly crafted by artisan entrepreneurs in remote countries. The items are absolutely beautiful, and supporting them is an easy way to do some good this gift-giving season.