Travel Inspired Holiday Gift Ideas for Women

The holidays are upon us! If you have girls and women in your life that are inspired to travel or are seasoned nomads, we have some ideas for you.  From stocking stuffers to big ticket items, here are some gift ideas for the women in your life that seek the world. 

National Geographic's coffee table book to help inspire both new and veteran travelers to discover new areas of the world. $27 on Amazon

A Gift Certificate to create a travel book for friends or family just returning from an adventure or about to go out into the world!

Our recommended sites: Blurb and Apple Photo Books 


Airplane Gold or Silver Lariat Necklace, Travel Inspired Jewelry $37 on Etsy

A fun stocking stuffer for women and girls that love the world.  A watercolor map temporary tattoo.  $4 on Etsy.

A cookbook for a cause. 

Acclaimed chefs and cookbook authors the world over have come together to help food relief efforts to alleviate the suffering of Syrian refugees. Each has contributed a recipe to this beautifully illustrated cookbook of delicious soups from around the world. All profits go to Syrian food relief organizations. $23.49 on Amazon.

Give a gift certificate to inspire local adventures. 

Do you know a nomad that can't travel right now?  Inspire her with a local tour operated in her own neck of the woods. Our friend Danielle Oteri runs food tours on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx, the heart of the real little Italy. Adults $79 at Feast on History

You can find other local experiences on Airbnb

Most globetrotters have a passion for maps, atlases and travel books. If they have room on their wall this map might be what needs to fill it! $97 at Fine Art Center.

This strange looking object is an inflatable travel pillow for someone you love that takes long haul flights and sometimes gets stuck in the middle seat.  Reviews say it's best for people under 5'9".  $16 on Amazon

Twilight Zippered Scarf with a pocket to hold money, credit cards or your passport. Purposeful and fashionable! $43 on Amazon

All we want to do is dance! This handy little speaker packs a punch and is great when you need to shake it out while traveling. $144 on Amazon

Co-Founders of Purposeful Nomad are both professional photographers and know the importance of a good camera.  They both photograph with Canon and believe the Rebel series is a good intro SLR camera. It is easy to use, has great manual and automatic control and color range.  If you know a female who is inspired by the world and wants to capture images better than their phone quality this is the present.  This kit is a great deal right now at $449 at B&Hphoto.