We’ve got it all, travelgirls! So many fun products to share with you. From custom-made bangle bracelets from Travelgirl’s own web guru Mia Broder, to an adorable flask to charming illustrated maps and so much more. Happy shopping!
Capture the essence of your favorite journey with a custom-made film strip travel bangle. Simply submit five photos and a handmade bangle will be created in a film strip negative style. Handcrafted destination bangles are also available. Locations include Switzerland (shown here), Paris, Italy, Scotland, Japan and more. Both styles are $25. Visit www.mialettinggo.com to order.
We love ZAGG products and this latest keyboard for the iPad, the ZAGGkeys PROfolio+, is another winner. The leather cover, available in black, mocha and brown, comes with backlit keys in seven colors and a built-in stand. Our favorite part is how thin the case is. These keyboards just keep getting better and better. $129.99
We thought of plenty of great uses for this sleek portable speaker from Touchtone. Use it for conference calls in the office, or to play music from your iPhone or iPad when you are at home or traveling. $79.95.
Wrap this versatile SWIMMER waterproof speaker from BOOM around a fence, on your bicycle handlebars, a belt loop or even your cooler and you’ll have tunes wherever you go. You can even take the party under the sea — SWIMMER can be submerged under three feet of water for up to a half hour. $59.99
We found this cute burlap flask irresistible and wouldn’t it make a fantastic hostess gift for all those holiday parties? The flask is available from the wonderful Huff Harrington shop in Atlanta where you’ll find plenty of other wonderful gifts, but lucky for travelgirls, it is also available online. $22.50
We love the maps done by They Draw and Travel and now these delightfully drawn are available in its first publication, Maaaps by Aunyarat Watanabe. Aunyarat has included charming maps for 18 of her favorite cities, a great gift for adults and children. Available on Amazon for $12.
My son may now be a sophisticated business traveler but he will still enjoy personalizing his black suitcase with this cute little robot luggage tag. On second thought, Mr. Robot may need to travel with me instead. $15 at www.CocoMia.com
We can think of multiple uses for this clever Toby Bag designed to look like a Kraft envelope. It’s great for our iPad or Microsoft Surface and can be used to keep all our important papers together during a trip. Attach the strap and now you have a slender handbag with an insert for your smartphone, pens and other small items. Available for $60 at www.CocoMia.com
What a brilliant idea. A chair that heats up, with four temperature settings. The Chaheati All-Season Heated Chair is great for tailgating, hunting or watching a sporting event. A rechargeable battery provides six hours of heat off one charge and provides an even heat on the back and butt. $72.
These cute little guys from Edward Marc Chocolatier will delight anyone on your list. Nine gingerbread men are covered in milk chocolate for an extra sweet version of the traditional holiday cookie. $32.
There’s no reason to turn into a couch potato just because you’re pregnant. You’ll be motivated to get up and move with the Rhythm for Life Prenatal Belly Dance Workout DVD. The four-segment DVD instructs you on safe, comfortable moves that can also help ease pregnancy discomfort. $20.
How can you go wrong with the gift of travel? Give the BnBFinder Travel Gift Certificate and your recipient can select from more than 1,500 participating bed and breakfasts. You can download the certificate instantly and there are no expiration or blackout dates. Choice any amount from $20 and up.
I’ll have to slip one of these Wrap it! Ear Bud Cases from BUILT into my husband’s Christmas stocking. He has lost two pairs recently! Comes in five different pattens. Hurry – they are on sale now for just $4.99.
These clever Camibands are versatile and lightweight enough to earn a spot in your suitcase. Use one to cover up when your neck line drops just a bit too low, or your shirt is riding a bit high on the bottom. Slide one over your bikini bottom for just a little extra coverage. Comes in a large variety of colors for $25.
As the owner of a 95-pound dog, Riley, who has been known to sprint for squirrels, I appreciate the shock absorbing power and the soft grip of inner handle of the Ruff Leashes. The leashes come in a variety of colors and Riley doesn’t even seem to mind the bright pink one we have. $30 on Amazon.com
JOBY is always coming up with fantastic products for photographers. Two of the newest are the Pro Sling Strap and the Convertible Neck Strap. The Pro Sling Strap (pictured) allows you to wear your camera cross-body style, then slide it up to take a photo. $69.95. The Convertible Neck Strap easily converts from a neck strap to a wrist strap. $29.95
These festive DrinkDotz and WineWrapps are a fun ways to keep track of your wine glass or gin and tonic at your next get-together. They also make a perfect, unique hostess gift. Sold together, they come 12 in a pack and are reusable. Make your next event just a bit more festive and fun. $10 at www.IndigoRoot.com