Unique travel gift ideas for boys & men

Unearthing unique ideas to share with the travel-loving men in your life

Unique travel gift ideas for the big & little men in your life who love to travel

Finding that perfect gift for hubby can be hard. I think I’ve exhausted every type of cufflink set and novelty golf gear I can find for Mr Globetrotter.

Heaven forbid I don’t want to be in trouble for buying the “wrong” electronics item again…. (though to be fair, anything can beat the doorbell he bought me for my last birthday. Yes, I’m serious. We did need one).

An added challenge for us living in the UAE is pretty much all special gifts need to be mail ordered in too…. This means we only have a matter of weeks to get our Christmas shopping finished this year. Gulp!

Introducing Uncommon Goods?

Here to the rescue, I’ve discovered the treasure trove Uncommon Goods.  Not only do they have a huge range of unique products for the travel and gadget lover (suits my Mr Globetrotter down to the tee), but I also love the company’s philosophy where everything is about sustainability.

No, this isn’t just about “being green” – though eco-friendly and recycled products are important; the small businesses and artists they work with are encouraged to make their products in a socially and environmentally friendly manner, and there are certain products that they won’t sell on their platform.

Sustainability and fair treatment also carry over into their workplace.  Oh, and did I mention at check out there’s also an option to donate to a not-for-profit cause – all a part of the giving spirit at this time of year, right?

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Our top gift ideas for men – unique travel gifts they’ll love

I know searching pages and pages of catalogue items is daunting and frustrating this time of year, so I’ve picked out a few favourites I’m looking at for the men in my life that you might like too – you can search the full men’s travel gift range here.

Luggae Smart Strap – TSA approved with built in digital scales
Catching 4o winks on the move with your favourite tunes via wireless headphones with the Tune Out Sleep Mask
leather mini bar travel set from Uncommon Goods
A stylish and classy mini bar travel set
Tie & Cufflink Traveller perfect for the business man
Travel bag organisers | Travel gift ideas for men from uncommon goods
Great way to organise your gear when travelling (especially the wires these days are a pain)
Converitble duffel garment bag
A fabulous overnighter convertible duffel to garment bag

And Travel Gifts for Teenage Boys?

This is a tough category to buy for, right? You want to treat them as grown-ups but you know they still love gadgetry and fun. Try this lot of teenage boy gifts that might inspire their wanderlust instead.

Multi tool clip watch | Travel gift ideas for teenage boys from Uncommon Goods
Multi-tools ALWAYS come in useful on the go!
Anti-theft backpack | Travel Gifts for teeneage boys from Uncommon Goods
Set your world adventurer off on the right foot with an anti-theft back pack
Travel Goals! A giant wall scratch map to motivate their next journey

The Adjustable Bag – gym bag, rucksack weekender
Music speaker water bottles
A water bottle & music speaker all in one – ideal for day trips
A cable tidy in green leather | Teenage Boy Gifts on Uncommon Goods
Keep their electronics under control when you’re on the move

And what about your youngest globetrotters? Unique gifts for boys

Ah, now we’re in my area of speciality!  I know my little fellas would just love nothing more than Lego, well Lego men, and even more Lego men! But they have honestly been captivated by all the little travel-related gifts we have bought for them. Anything to do with globes and maps gets them excited – try these unique gifts for your younger boys.

Ideal for keeping their toys organized on the move
One of our favourite family gifts the kids have worked together on for hours
Put a pin in it! World travellers cork globe
Color Me Mugs for the budding artist
Travel stub diary – a great way to collect momentos near and far from home
Inspiring your little one to see the world with scratchable panels for 100 famous worldwide destinations

(And they ship DIRECT to the UAE! Any of our local readers will know how difficult it can be to get a company to deal with us out here!!)

So jump on over and check out Uncommon Goods this Christmas for some unique and inspiring gifts that can also make a difference –  and they even have socks too if you feel really stuck!!!!

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Disclosures: This post was originally written in 2016 in collaboration with Uncommon Goods in exchange for products. We love their products so much we are now affiliates of the brand. If you make a purchase after clicking on any of our suggestions we may make a commission at no additional cost to you. Uncommon Goods are a business we genuinely believe in and support their cause, we have found their customer service to be excellent and have shopped with them several times again. 

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