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2023 Wanderlust Wellness: The Holiday Gift Guide for Healthy Travelers

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Seeking out the perfect presents for those who prefer their holidays served with a side of adventure just got easier. Welcome to “2023 Wanderlust Wellness: The Holiday Gift Guide for Healthy Travelers,” your curated list of this year’s must-haves for the nomadic at heart. We’re not just talking about any old travel gear; this is about enhancing the journey with a touch of health and luxury. From tech gadgets that promise to keep devices juiced up for every photo op, to chic accessories that secure essentials in style, we’ve got the goods that globe-trotters will love. Each item is handpicked to ensure your favorite adventurers travel smarter, not harder, and indulge in worldly delights without stepping foot off the plane. So, let’s dive into the ultimate roundup of gifts that are sure to secure your spot as the most thoughtful gift-giver on any traveler’s list.

The Holiday Gift Guide for Healthy Travelers

A sleek pair of black headphones resting on the handle of a navy blue carry-on suitcase with a clear water bottle and a green packet of AG1 nutritional supplement on top, suggesting smart travel essentials for health-conscious travelers.

AG1 Travel Packs

Jet-setters, say hello to your new travel BFF: AG1 Travel Packs! These amazing greens-on-the-go are like a nutritional pilot for your inner ecosystem, ensuring you stay nourished even when you’re cruising at altitude. Gift these little packs of 30 in a box of wellness wonder to your globetrotting pals and watch them zip through time zones with the vim of a seasoned flight attendant!

Shop on DrinkAg1.com, Starting at $89


An Anker 747 Power Bank alongside a white charging adapter and cables, showcasing a powerful and portable charging solution for tech-savvy travelers on the move.

Anker 747 Power Bank

Nothing is worse than your phone or laptop getting down to 10% and then dying. The Anker 747 Powerbank portable charger has saved me a lot of time while traveling, making this the perfect gift for anyone with a smartphone or Macbook. This portable power bank gives up to 4 total charges.

Shop on Amazon.com, $99


A Zoppen RFID-blocking travel wallet open to reveal its organized compartments filled with a smartphone, boarding passes, various credit and travel cards, and a pen, showcasing a practical accessory for secure and convenient travel document management.

Zoppen RFID Blocking Travel Wallet

The Zoppen travel wallet has been a life-saving travel accessory. This adorable travel wallet features an RFID-blocking shield, ID holder, card slots, a section for money, and a compartment big enough to fit a passport or a phone. It is undoubtedly one of my favorite, stylish travel accessories that comes in 36 different colors.

Shop on Amazon.com, $15


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A lively dinner scene at an EatWith event, where guests are enjoying a communal dining experience with a local chef, highlighting the joy of social eating and cultural exchange.

Taste the Adventure: The EatWith Gift Card Experience

Unleash a world of flavors with an EatWith Gift Card—the ultimate passport for your palate! Voted a top pick by CNN and USA Today, this is your ticket to mingle with local food maestros and savor authentic feasts wherever wanderlust takes you. From secret supper clubs to bustling brunches, cooking classes to food tours, gift the spice of life to the traveler in your circle who craves a side of adventure with their entrée!

Shop on EatWith.com, select your own custom amount.


A creative flat lay featuring a San Francisco-themed Mapful print, surrounded by city-inspired memorabilia and a book, ideal for travelers who love to bring a piece of their favorite cities home.


California dreamin’? Us, too! ⁠Make your friend’s wanderlust dreams into a reality with one of these beautiful maps from Mapiful of one of their favorite travel destinations.

Shop Mapiful.com, $49


Valerie Alvarez of Wellness Bum, standing gracefully in front of the Taj Mahal, wearing a floral dress, embodying the solo traveler's experience of discovering one of the world's wonders.

Gift An Experience with Get Your Guide

Give something incredible with a travel experience. There’s nothing special about another pair of socks. Give your loved ones a present they’ll never forget with a GetYourGuide gift card. Let them choose from thousands of amazing travel experiences all around the world. olden ticket to unforgettable experiences like marveling at the majestic Taj Mahal or mastering the art of paella in the heart of Valencia. It’s the wanderlust-wrapping, smile-inducing perfect present for your globe-trotting pals. Go on, give the gift of adventure — because memories outlast souvenirs every time!

Shop on GetYourguide.com, select your own custom amount.


A MZ Wallace Medium Metro Tote, a spacious and quilted tote bag perfect for stylish travelers who need a versatile bag for their journeys.

MZ Wallace Medium Metro Tote

If there is one tote to LOVE, it’s the MZ Wallace Medium Metro Tote, perfectly sized for days you don’t need to carry it all. Crafted of incredibly lightweight, durable, and soft signature Quilted Oxford Nylon, its unique construction makes it foldable, rollable, packable, even crushable, and it will never lose its shape. Comfortable padded and reinforced handles with a new longer handle drop fit perfectly over the shoulder. Available in over 10 colors.

Shop on MZWallace.com, $225

A DJI Osmo Mobile 6 Gimbal Stabilizer for Smartphones displayed with a phone attached, demonstrating a tool for creating smooth and stabilized travel videos and photos.

DJI Osmo Mobile 6 Gimbal Stabilizer for Smartphones

Capture your adventures with unparalleled stability using the DJI Osmo Mobile 6 Gimbal Stabilizer for Smartphones—a traveler’s best companion for creating professional-looking footage on the go. Its intuitive design and cutting-edge stabilization technology allow for smooth, cinematic shots, even in the most action-packed scenarios. This gadget is the perfect gift for travelers looking to preserve their memories with the same vibrancy and excitement they experienced firsthand.

Shop on Amazon.com, $149


The Everywhere Zip Backpack from AWAY with its compartments open, revealing a thoughtfully organized interior, ideal for the organized traveler who appreciates a place for everything.

The Everywhere Zip Backpack

Thoughtfully designed for the modern traveller, this The Everywhere Zip Backpack from Away Travel is the perfect travel accessory that can double as a daypack. Made with water-resistant nylon, The Everywhere Zip Backpack is versatile and thoughtfully designed, with a breathable mesh back panel for extra comfort as well as a full wraparound zip opening for access to its spacious main compartment. Inside, you’ll find a padded 15″ laptop pocket with a magnetic locking zipper for security and a detachable key clip. Its 20L capacity makes it perfect for female travelers.

Shop on Awaytravel.com, $198


Valerie Alvarez from Wellness Bum with a hat and backpack sitting on a wooden fence, gazing at the majestic view of Yosemite's granite cliffs, with a bicycle parked nearby, capturing the essence of adventure and exploration in nature.

America the Beautiful National Park Pass

We’ve all got that one friend who’d love this! The America the Beautiful National Park Pass gives free access to National Parks for a year. Each Annual Pass admits pass owner and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per-vehicle fee areas; and pass owner + 3 adults where per-person fees are charged. Now, that’s a great deal!

To buy: usparkpass.com, $80


A comfortable airport lounge environment with a Priority Pass membership, offering a serene escape for frequent flyers looking to relax before their next flight.

Priority Pass Airport Lounge Memebership

If there is one thing your frequent traveler will enjoy is access to airport lounges. Gift a Travel Experience during the holidays. With amenities like free Wi-Fi, drinks, snacks, outlets to charge up, cushy seats, and glossy magazines, airport lounges feel like the answer to many of your travel annoyances. At the very least, they can give you sanctuary from the noise.

Shop PriorityPass.com, Starting at $99 per year.


A vibrant Try The World subscription box open on a table, filled with an assortment of global snacks like Kiki Tutti Frutti, Tottis Waves Potato Chips, and Roast Jowar Puffs, inviting subscribers to taste and discover international flavors from the comfort of their home.

Try The World

Try The World – Take a Vacation Through Food Give your globe-trotting pals a taste of adventure from the comfort of their own homes with Try The World! It’s like sending them on a first-class culinary journey without the jet lag. Perfect for those with wanderlust in their hearts and an appetite for the unknown, this box is your golden ticket to becoming the most epic gift-giver of the season!

Shop TryTheWorld.com, Starting at $25 per box.

Hi, I’m Valerie!

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