13 Items From Hotel Gift Shops That Make Great Holiday Gifts

They don’t call it a gift shop for nothing.

The best hotels have you feeling like you’d rather stay on the property than go out and explore your destination. And since we haven’t been able to go out and travel this year, why not give the gift that lets the recipient have a little bit of the hotel experience at home. From novelty pillows to luxe dog beds, here are some unique gifts for the hotel aficionado on your shopping list.

The 2020 Campers Gift Guide

How to shop for your favorite trekker this holiday season.

Coronavirus may have put a pause on international travel for 2020, but, for travelers still desperate to explore the outdoors, there was newfound comfort in camping. It gave us the chance to explore the world beyond our home but not too far from our backyard. And, while we can’t wait to resume international travel (we’re hoping sooner rather than later), it seems the camping craze might just be here to stay. Looking for the perfect gift for your loved one who decided to trade in five-star hotels for an RV? We rounded up the best gifts for every type of camper—from glampers to trailblazers—to make your holiday shopping a little easier.

10 Essential Restaurant Cookbooks You Need in Your Kitchen

Welcome to the buzziest new restaurant—your own kitchen!

One of the best parts of any trip is trying out new restaurants. But it’s become difficult to even frequent our local favorites, let alone go from city to city sampling the best and most talked-about eateries a destination has to offer. Luckily, some of these restaurants have their own cookbooks, making it easy (well, depending on your own culinary skills, easier) to experience some of their signature dishes from the comfort and safety of your own home.

Why Do We Do These 10 Weird Things Every Thanksgiving?

It’s turkey—and whatever the hell else—time.

‘Tis that time of year, folks. Crunchy leaves. Ornate pumpkins. Decorative yard flags. Just a few observations from your resident, perennially frustrated travel writer, who has also decided it’s time we talked about the following traditions surrounding the holiday where we all gather to give thanks. Thanks!