With Mother’s Day (May 8th) fast approaching, here is a thoughtful assembly of gifts specifically for moms who travel. Every item will speak to her love of adventuring and discovery. Scroll down below for 13 ideas worthy of any free-spirited mother! ♥
A Mother Is A Story: A Celebration of Motherhood
Have you ever felt at a loss for words when trying to tell Mom how much she means to you? This inspiring collection of illustrated quotes from a number of contributors created by Brooklyn-based artist Samantha Hahn will ensure she gets your message. Order the hardcover edition for only $21.91.
Even its minimalism, The Estelle Pastel in Rose Watch is an elegant accessory that is also practical. There’s no better gift than the gift of time. Buy now for $90, ships worldwide.
DIY Embroidery Poster: Brooklyn Bridge
Who says embroidery is uncool? This crafting project doubles as quirky home decor. With basic needlepoint that mom can follow, once she’s completed, she’ll have a stunning illustration framed in her handiwork. $20 for one.
A sleek and edgy bag not just made for Sundays, but for every day of the week! Crafted by skilled designers in Korea, this tote is one your mom will be carrying around everywhere she goes. Angela Roi’s collections are 100% vegan (no animals were harmed in the making) and also sweat-shop free. Comes in seven different colors, all $195 .
Saludos Raffia Classic Sandal
The classic Saludos sandal gets a summertime update that is perfect for the wandering woman. Whether she’s on the cobblestone streets of Florence or exploring the ruins of the Yucatan, these espadrilles will keep her fashion game on point! One pair for $89.
Every Mother Counts Totebag
Make your mother feel oh-so-chic with this double-sided totebag. On top of a bold statement, 100% of the proceeds from this bag will go to Every Mother Counts, a non-profit dedicated to lowering the maternal mortality rate around the world. Do good and look good doing so. One bag for $45.
Globe In Subscription Box
This subscription box brings artisanal ethnic handicrafts straight to your doorstep! You can either receive the products based on themes or have the company surprise you with a carefully curated selection of goods. Subscriptions come in monthly ($40), 3 month ($38), and 6 month ($35) payment plans.
Wood Printed Journal
From Raven and Lily’s ‘Empowering Women in India’ collection comes this gorgeous wooden journal printed with gold feathers. Filled with recycled cotton pages, your mother won’t be able to resist recording her journeys around this world in this stylish notebook. On sale right now for only $12.
Himalayan Salt Mortar & Pestle
Handcarved from pink crystal salt found only in the Himalayan mountains, this mortar and pestle doubles as flavoring device for all meals. As you grind and pound away, you infuse a subtle, salty flavor element to your ingredients. Now is that multi-purpose gift or what? One set for $39.95.
Shell Horn Necklace
Straight from Tanzania, this statement necklace will transform any wearer into the Queen of Sheba. Made from cow horn and gold-plated copper with a cowry shell accent, you will be transported instantly to vast savannas of Western Africa. Buy now for $71.
With the world growing more and more digital, help mom to preserve the memories and gain a new skill set with this investment piece. The Diana camera captures photos that are soft and dreamy, creating images that would be photo album worthy if she so chooses to revive that art of scrapbooking. Buy now for $49.00.
Collection les Jardins Secrets des Chefs
Your pantry will thank you for this trifecta of mustards. La Masion Maille delivers French haute cuisine through this colorful trio that will be a centerpiece at your mother’s summer garden parties. It also comes with a free tea towel and gift bag for Mother’s Day orders. Purchase the collection for $45.00.
Near & Far: Recipes Inspired by Home & Travel
In a quest to find the best vegetarian dishes, New York Times bestselling author Heidi Swanson circumnavigated the globe. What we have here is a collection of 120 recipes from all around the world taken out of the pages of her travel journals that will quickly become fixtures on the weekly dinner menu. Order the hardcover edition for only $20.11.