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Monday 22nd May 2017

10 Gifts To Keep Globetrotters Entertained Between Trips

We all know one. The Frequent Flier. The Sun Seeker. The Jetsetter. In short, that friend or family member who always appears to be holiday, and whose Instagram feed makes us want to cry!

And not only do their relentless holiday snaps make us green with envy, but these budding globetrotters are also super tricky to buy gifts for! Mainly because, more often than not, they will claim that their most cherished possessions will fit in their travel rucksack. That’s that new funky art print you were eyeing up out of the question then! Or is it…?

Here at Red Candy, we think travel-themed homeware would actually make a rather awesome gift for travel lovers (and not just because we’re a homewares company!) Chances are that these sun seekers aren’t actually *always* on holiday, so why not buy them some funky travel-themed homeware so they can show off their passion for travel in their home? A cork globe or map to help them plot their next travel route is bound to take pride of place in their pad!

So if you are searching for a gift for a friend or family member who is forever wanderlusting, then look no further than our Top 10 travel-themed homeware below! And check out the entire range here!

1. *NEW* CrossCountry USA Message Board, £65.50

This quirky America-shaped memo board is the perfect organisational tool for keen travellers who also make endless lists and notes. Made from thick cork, this robust noticeboard boasts a unique textured surface, representing the topography of the United States. And if your chosen recipient dreams of going on an epic American road trip then they can use it to plot their route using pins and string!

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2. Campervan Mood Light, £24

Keep the spirit of the open road with you – even at your desk – with this novelty desk lamp! This officially-licensed product is shaped like the iconic VW campervan and is perfect for adventurers and anyone who dreams of travelling the globe in a retro-style camper! It can be set to phrase through several colours, or pause on one colour depending on your mood!

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3. Corkboard Map (£24.95) and Chalkboard Map (£25.95)

Show off your favourite travel memories in a unique and funky way with the Corkboard Map! This novelty memo board is self-adhesive is perfect for displaying your favourite holiday snaps and other travel mementos such as tickets, postcards and notes.

And after the success of their Corkboard Map, Luckies have introduced this stylish chalk vinyl version! This world map wall décor can either be used to mark out your next travel bucket list, or simply as a travel-themed memo board to write your shopping list on!

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4. Evermade Zoo Portrait Cushions, £32 each

If your globetrotting friend or family member returned from their latest trip besotted with the local wildlife then one of these characterful cushions will instantly put a smile on their face! These quirky designs are part of a series of animal portraits by Yago Partal, that presents each species with a unique personality through its (sometimes questionable) fashion.

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5. Snapshot Message Board, £34.95

This Polaroid photo memo board will help your chosen giftee capture their thoughts in style! Designed to look like a Polaroid photograph, this dual-purpose memo board is ideal for both recording and attaching your memos: the iconic white border is a wipe-able magentic memo board, whilst the inner square is a corkboard. It comes complete with pushpins, magnets and a dry-erase marker to get you started!
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6. Globe Light – French Blue, £82

Treat your resident travel-lover to this stunning light-up globe! The Globe Light – French Blue is the ultimate desk accessory for anyone who spends their days dreaming of their next trip abroad! It is a brilliant addition to home offices (but beware of wanderlust-related procrastination!) and would also look great in a bedroom or living room.

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7. Hu2 Wooden Wall Art

Hu2 is an eco-social brand that wants to bring environment awareness in to everyday living through art and design. We love their handmade sustainable wooden wall signs – especially these fabulous Wanderlust and Elephant Trophy designs!

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8. Campervan Magazine Racks, £19 each

If your chosen recipient has incurable wanderlust and dreams of travelling the world in their own VW Campervan, then this is the perfect home accessory for them! The Campervan Magazine Rack – Blue is the perfect way to keep the home tidy, whilst evoking a retro and travel theme at the same time! Available in 5 colours – black, mint green, blue, yellow and red!globe 29. Suck UK Cork Globe, £79

The perfect gift for those with incurable wanderlust, the Suck UK Cork Globe is a traditional globe design with a modern twist. The tagline of this quirky creation from Suck UK is ‘pinpoint your travels’ – need we say more? You can add different colour pins to this 25cm  globe to show where you’ve been and where you want to visit next, and can also pin tickets and favourite photos. Also comes in a smaller 14cm version.

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10. Monde Mosaic art prints, from £47 each

What better way to make your travel-loving friend feel at home between trips than with a funky travel-themed art print? We love Monde Mosaic’s selection of modern framed prints – especially these roadtrip desert inspired Campervan and Cactus prints!
globe 8***Check out our entire Gifts for Globetrotters range here!***

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