37 Travel Gifts for the Modern Man To Upgrade His Adventures

By David Lautaret | Updated: November 22, 2023

    In today’s world, the modern man is always on the move, seeking adventures across cityscapes and uncharted terrains. With travel becoming an essence of his lifestyle, it’s essential to equip him with gear that matches his zeal and enhances his journeys. Dive into our thoughtfully curated list of travel gifts, each chosen to bring a touch of sophistication and functionality to his next great adventure.

  1. Minimalist Travel Containers
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    Customizable, magnetic, and leakproof bestselling bundle of six. Build yours by selecting Tiles and colors that pair with your unique routine so you can feel calm and in control each day. Use our capacity calculator to explore how much each Capsule holds.

  3. Packable Slippers
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    Half slipper. Half sock. 100% comfortable. Bombas made these Gripper Slippers with a new, improved fit that’s still super cozy. They also have a soft brushed lining to keep you toasty and unique grips on the outside to help prevent slipping. Plus, every pair comes with a little travel bag that makes packing a breeze. While the grippers are pretty good at helping to prevent slips, they’re not magic. So be careful, and practice good coordination out there.

  5. Hanging Leather Toiletry Bag
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    This water-resistant leather dopp kit toiletry bag is a stylish way to pack your travel essentials and features four internal pockets. It measures approximately 12″ wide by 8″ tall and folds to 21″. The hanging straps are a great addition to keeping your bag off questionable countertops.

  7. Hydrohat
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    Does he love the water, beach vacations, or adventure kayaking? The Melin Odyssey Stacked Hydro unisex hat features a durable, breathable design that combines hydrophobic technology to repel water and prevent absorption and moisture-wicking lining to keep your hat and head dry. Crafted from lightweight, durable materials built to last, this baseball cap is water-friendly and features a floatable visor core to keep your hat from sinking in water.

  9. Phone Charging Passport Holder
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    Don’t travel with the stress of your phone dying or scrambling to find an outlet at an airport. The “Adventure Port” includes an ultra-slim and lightweight 5000mAh power bank hidden inside a sleeve, ready for use anytime. When you are on the go and your phone battery is running low, plug it into your power bank inside your passport holder for a complete charge. Then, recharge your power bank for your next journey once you reach your destination! Comes in many different colors.

  11. Travel Laptop Anti-Theft Bag
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    This zippered anti-theft travel backpack has too many features to list. It has several compartments to fit multiple laptops or iPads, a built-in port for earphones, an external USB port for charging your electronics, a multi-panel airflow system to keep you cool, fits as a carry-on bag, and has anti-theft locks to keep your stuff safe to name a few. This is the ultimate travel backpack, making it one of the most helpful travel gift ideas!

  13. Luggage Cup Holder with Pocket
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    This hands-free coffee holder will make you forget that coffee spills over your expensive luggage! Slide the coffee travel cup holder over your carry-on luggage handle with our cleverly designed carry-on suitcase cup holder. Holding the conveniently mounted pull tabs makes it even easier when inserting larger drink containers.

  15. Electronic Cable Organizer
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    This water-repellent and space-saving organizer will keep all your electronic chords right where you need them—no more wasting time looking for that one GoPro charger you can never find or replacing broken chords that weren’t stored correctly. If you’re a frequent traveler, this cable organizer is a must-have!

  17. Wooden Men’s Docking Station
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    Charge & store your devices and carry essentials with this wooden docking station. Great design begins with excellent materials. This gift makes any hotel room feel a little more like home. 

  19. Fancy Magnetic Travel Containers
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    Customizable, magnetic, and leakproof bestselling bundle of twelve. Build your system by selecting Tiles and colors for more extensive routines so that you can feel calm and in control each day. Plus, the entire bundle can fit in your quart-sized bag when traveling by plane.

  21. Travel Power Strip
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    This donut-shaped power strip comes with three outlets / 3 USB ports and fits right in the palm of your hand. Great for cruise ships, hotels, home use, or anywhere you need to keep things charged!

  23. Memory Foam Travel Pillow
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    This memory foam neck pillow provides perfect support thanks to its Perfect Curves shape design. It’s great for relieving neck pain and getting you to your destination well-rested without visiting a masseuse! The added adjustable rope lock allows you to adjust the angle and the size of the pillow, meeting different neck size requirements. 

  25. Fireproof and Water-Resistant Document Bag
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    This fireproof file storage bag is made of double-layered, non-itchy silicone-coated fiberglass, which can withstand temperatures up to 2000℉. This bag is not only fireproof but is also highly water-resistant. Of course, nothing is entirely foolproof, but added protection is always a good idea, and this bag protects those critical documents. 

  27. Travel Cocktail Kits
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    Our cocktail kits are developed & tested by skilled mixology and craft cocktails experts. Each drink kit includes the following bartender supplies: a fine cocktail napkin, bar muddler spoon, bitters for cocktails, etc. These excellent travel cocktail kits are designed to go anywhere. Our compact tin fits in your pocket, backpack, briefcase, or carry-on suitcase. Enjoy our Old Fashioned Kit on a plane or on your next vacation.

  29. Anker Power Bank
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    Take battery life with you anywhere. It’s one of the slimmest Power Delivery portable chargers around. Combines PowerIQ and Power Delivery technology in an astonishingly portable package. You won’t find a more portable PD power bank about the same size as a cell phone.

  31. Refillable Handmade Traveler’s Notebook
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    ​Journals offer a connection between your mind and the written word. Often, the times we feel most inspired are during our trips. This travel journal is a great way to get your thoughts or feelings onto paper. This makes an excellent gift for the guy with a lot on mind who wants to catalog his journies—the perfect gift for a travel blogger to jot down his journey and travel tips.

  33. Zero Grid Neck Wallet
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    This Zero Grid neck wallet conceals cash, credit cards & other valuables from pickpockets. It has built-in RFID-blocking safeguards for your passport, credit cards, and personal information to protect you against identity theft. If items are stolen from this travel neck wallet, they will reimburse you up to $300. This hidden travel wallet gives you complete peace of mind for your upcoming trip!

  35. Low Light Compact Binoculars
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    These compact binoculars are perfect for traveling tourists with little spare room! They’re specifically made to see clearly in low light conditions, giving you extra sightseeing time when the sun starts to go down. So whether your guy is hunting, bird-watching, or just seeing the sights, these binoculars are the perfect gift for the traveling man!

  37. Scratch Off Map of the World 
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    Get the original Travel Tracker scratch-off world map. Scratch off the places you’ve been and reveal your path in beautiful, bold colors that pop against a classic matte black background. This black and gold scratch-off world map poster is perfectly sized at 17( h) x 24 (w) inches and will inspire you to plan your next trip. This makes an excellent gift for families with kids as they love to scratch off the next place they’ve been!

  39. Bottle Protector Bags


    A bottle of wine is a great souvenir, especially if you’re visiting a well-known wine-producing region, but wine doesn’t travel well by plane. These bags offer two layers of protection for wine bottles, including two zip-lock seals to prevent leaks. There are five bags, and they also work well for olive oil or vinegar for you foodie travelers. 

  41. Men’s Convenience Kits
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    This TSA-compliant 20-piece travel necessities kit contains essential name-brand travel-size toiletries and travel accessories for men. It makes a great gift set for the guy who is always flying!

  43. Universal Travel Adapter
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    This travel adapter has built-in four international adapters, including EU, UK, US & AU. The retractable plug design allows users to use it in more than 150 countries worldwide and can be used with most electronic devices. It’s rated up to 2300W at 230V or 1100W at 110V. So charge your Bluetooth speaker, Kindle, iPhone, and anything else with this universal travel adapter!

  45. Mini Cork Globe with Travel Pins
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    If you love traveling worldwide, this mini cork globe is perfect! The globe consists of clearly drawn maps of every country, making it easier to pinpoint your travels! No need to buy more pins. We have you covered! Along with this cork globe map, there are 50 different colored pins that you can use to mark the beautiful places you have traveled to.

  47. Airplane Footrest
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    Have you ever dreamed of not suffering discomfort and pain in your lower back or leg as you travel by plane, bus, or coach? This footrest is the solution. If you suffer from foot or back pain while traveling, this gift is just what the physiotherapist ordered!

  49. Travel First Aid Kit
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    This travel first aid kit contains 85 essential supplies for treating common cuts, scrapes, minor aches, and injuries. It will prepare you for any potential emergency at home, in the office, or on the go. Nothing ruins a trip faster than an injury, and nothing makes things go from bad to worse, like not having the proper first aid kit. Since space is at a premium when traveling, this travel-size first aid kit is a must-have in any traveler’s arsenal, whether backpacking, driving, flying, or sailing. 

  51. Bluetooth Beanie Headphones
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    The ZECREK Bluetooth beanie hat is a unique gift for those traveling in colder climates. It is lightweight and great for workouts, hiking, traveling, outdoor sports, and just hanging out in or near a commercial refrigerator. In addition, it makes a great Christmas gift idea or stocking stuffer for people of all ages who like music but don’t like having a cold head. 

  53. Pack This List Notepad
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    This Pack This Notepad is an exhaustive packing list of everything you could ever need on a trip. This organizational tool will help the most forgetful arrive and depart fully equipped. Includes one 6 x 9-inch, 60-sheet notepad. So worry only about getting to the airport on time. Perfect for both business and pleasure travels. It makes a tremendous excellent for that forgetful guy in your life!

  55. Nalgene Water Bottle with Filter
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    This Nalgene water bottle with filter uses depth & adsorption filtration to be the perfect water purifier. Adsorption removes particulates via the activated coconut carbon-fiber mesh surface areas, which adsorbs contaminants such as cysts, heavy metals, chemicals & pharmaceuticals. Depth filtration (6mm thick) involves removing suspended waste products as they try to pass through the millions of layers of coconut carbon fiber block. If you’re traveling through areas with questionable water, this Nalgene water bottle is essential!

  57. Camping Survival Multitool
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    Guys love gadgets, and this multitool is a camping fellow’s dream! It has everything he’ll need to stay safe during his next outing in one handy multitool. Just looking at this will give him wanderlust for the mountains! It has 14 different tools, including a hammer, axe, pliers, knife blade, saw, assorted hex wrenches, Phillips screwdriver, bottle opener, file, fish descaler, and more, with a Safety Lock. It’s a great travel gift for the outdoorsy guy.

  59. Sleep Eye Mask
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    Nothing ruins traveling as quickly as not getting enough sleep! The only mask designed, constructed, and optimized for the most profound possible rest in any environment. These sleep masks are ultra-comfortable and are excellent for traveling, shift workers, and sleeping during the day. Makes a luxurious and intimate gift set. Perfect gift for anyone struggling to get to sleep while traveling! 

  61. Kootek Portable Camping Hammock
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    Lie down and rest comfortably under the stars with this super lightweight and comfortable hammock. It holds two people up to 500 pounds total. Campers love these hammocks because of the high-quality fabrics used and the minimalist design. In addition, it easily stuffs into its travel bag, making it one of the best travel gifts for men we can recommend! 

  63. Whiskey Globe Decanter Set
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    This whiskey decanter comes with two world map etched glasses (10 oz), an antique shop, a wooden stand, a bottle stopper, and a funnel. This is the most excellent glass decanter for whiskey, scotch, brandy, rum, gin, liqueur, wine, or any of your favorite beverages. It makes a great home decor gift for that globetrotting man in your life! 

  65. Portable Car Vacuum Cleaner
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    If you’re on a long-distance road trip, an excellent portable vacuum cleaner is one of the best gadgets you can bring. This handheld vacuum weighs only 2.4 lbs but has a high-power, 106W & 8.8 amps motor and metal turbine for the ultimate suction power. In addition, there is no need to worry about battery life; the 16ft power cord adapter connects to the car’s 12V lighter port for maximum coverage.

  68. Custom Photo Travel Coasters
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    Photo albums may only come out when we feel nostalgic, but these coasters? They’re always out, letting you re-live favorite memories every time you sip. First, customize the set with pictures of anything from an epic trip to the baby’s most irresistible moments. Then, with a touch of instant camera-inspired style, each image is printed onto a square of tumbled marble with cork backing, making them a thoughtful gift for grandparents, new parents, or friend who always says “yes” to a crazy adventure. 

  70. I F*cking Love You, Travel Mug
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    This I F*cking Love You travel mug keeps hot things hot and cold things cold and reminds those far away that you love them. Made from stainless steel, this travel mug makes a great gift for the coffee lover in your life!

  72. Anker Noise-Cancelling Headphones
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    Nothing is more annoying on a trip than not being able to hear yourself think. These Anker noise-canceling headphones are a lifesaver in loud environments. Whether you want to listen to music or enjoy the silence in a crowded environment, these noise-canceling headphones will give you peace while traveling! 

    What are good gifts for someone who travels a lot for work?

    Here are some top-notch gift ideas for someone who is always on the go for work. A noise-canceling pair of headphones is a game-changer, making flights and layovers more enjoyable by drowning out the hustle and bustle. A sleek, portable charger is another essential, ensuring their devices never run out of juice while they’re on the move.

    And for an added touch of comfort, a luxurious travel pillow or a compact toiletry kit filled with high-quality essentials can make all the difference. They’ll appreciate a thoughtful gift that makes their work trips smoother and more enjoyable!

    Whether for your son, nephew, friend, boyfriend, husband, or yourself, your online search is about to end because we’ve compiled the gift guide for some of the most valuable and thoughtful travel gifts available!

    What are the best travel gifts for men?

    Ah, a fellow traveler! We’ve got just the perfect gift ideas for a man with wanderlust. First, a high-quality, versatile travel backpack will make his journeys more comfortable and organized. Or perhaps, a scratch-off world map for him to document his adventures and proudly display his globetrotting achievements.

    And you can never go wrong with a travel-inspired book or a curated selection of local snacks and treats from around the world. He’ll surely appreciate a thoughtful gift that fuels his passion for exploring new horizons!