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Travel gift guide: From the inspirational to the practical

Whether you’re looking for gifts for avid travelers, or those who aspire to be, these items will aid them in their journeys, from sparking the travel itch to helping them when they scratch it.

Forestbound canvas utility bag

FORESTBOUND CANVAS UTILITY BAG from keds. for amnewyork
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This canvas tool bag can come in handy on road trips, but when it’s not in use, you can keep it in view and get inspired to heed the call. $99; keds.com

Jet Set Candy luggage tag charm

TRN Torino, Italy Luggage Tag Charm by Jet
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Whether it’s her favorite destination — or on the bucket list — this gold vermeil charm, available in a variety of cities, will always keep it close to heart. $98 (chain extra); jetsetcandy.com

Uncommon Goods scratch map deluxe

Scratch Map Deluxe from Uncommon Goods. for amnewyork
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Jet-setters can keep a visual record of their travels — and temptingly see where they still need to go — with this black-and-gold map, which reveals pops of color when places are scratched off. $32-$48; uncommongoods.com

Atlas Obscura day calendar

Atlas Obscura desk calendar. for amnewyork travel gift
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Each day brings a new, unique travel idea with this desk calendar, which highlights unusual destinations (2018 kicks off with Scotland’s Fingal’s Cave). $14.99; workman.com

Pearl compact mirror and charger

Pearl Compact Mirror and Charger. from MoMA Design
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Space is at a premium when traveling. Let your compact do double duty as a charger for any USB-powered device. $30; store.moma.org

CALPAK power luggage tag

Power luggage tag from CALPAK. for amnewyork travel
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In addition to keeping your carry-on luggage all yours, this handy tag doubles as a phone charger. $32; calpaktravel.com

Moleskine ID backpack

Moleskin ID backpack. for amnewyork travel gift guide
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Ideal for the traveler with some tech onboard, this sleek travel bag is good for any weather and has padded inner compartments to keep devices protected. $135.20 (on sale); us.moleskine.com

Herschel trade luggage carry-on

Herschel trade luggage carry-on. for amnewyork travel gift
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This hard-shell roller luggage is small enough to fit the ever-decreasing definition of carry-on sizes, but still big enough to fit the essentials. $149.99; herschel.com

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