Another trip to Kilimanjaro? Biking through the Loire, again? An even more perfect travel pillow? Been there. Done that. Got one. Yawn.
Instead, here’s a list of gifts for the traveler in your life, from useful to indulgent to adventurous and priced for today’s times. Among them: the latest guide to etiquette for the internet age, travel insurance against revolution, microbrew tours, portable caviar, Mid-Century Modern lodging, an enviro-friendly Caribbean spear fishing expedition, and learning from nature in the bush of South Africa.
Full story and slide show on my Seat 1A blog on Forbes.com.