Unearthing unique ideas to share with the travel-loving men in your life
Finding that perfect gift for hubby can be hard. I think I’ve exhausted every type of cufflink set and novelty golf gear I can find for Mr Globetrotter. Heaven forbid I don’t want to be in trouble for buying the “wrong” electronics item again…. (though to be fair, anything can beat the doorbell he bought me for my last birthday. Yes, I’m serious. We did need one).
An added challenge for us living in the UAE is pretty much all special gifts need to be mail ordered in too…. This means we only have a matter of weeks to get our Christmas shopping finished this year. Gulp!
Here to the rescue, I’ve discovered Uncommon Goods. Not only do they have a huge range of unique products for the travel and gadget lover (suits my Mr Globetrotter down to the tee), but I also love the company’s philosophy where everything is about sustainability.
No, this isn’t just about “being green” – though eco-friendly and recycled products are important; the small businesses and artists they work with are encouraged to make their products in a socially and environmentally friendly manner, and there are certain products that they won’t sell on their platform. Sustainability and fair treatment also carry over into their workplace. Oh, and did I mention at check out there’s also an option to donate to a not-for-profit cause – all a part of the giving spirit at this time of year, right?
What are our gift suggestions for blokes?
I know searching pages and pages of catalogue items is daunting and frustrating this time of year, so I’ve picked out a few favourites I’m looking at for the men in my life that you might like too – you can search the full range here.
And Gifts for Teenage Boys?
This is a tough category to buy for, right? You want to treat them as grown-ups but you know they still love gadgetry and fun. Try this lot for teenage boys gifts that might inspire their wanderlust instead.
And what about your youngest globetrotters?
Ah, now we’re in my area of speciality! I know my little fella would just love nothing more than Lego, well Lego men, and even more Lego men! But he has honestly been captivated by all the little travel related gifts we have bought him so far. Anything to do with globes and maps gets him excited – try this unique lot for your younger boys.
(And they ship DIRECT to the UAE! Any of our local readers will know how difficult it can be to get a company to deal with us out here!!)
So jump on over and check out Uncommon Goods this Christmas for some unique and inspiring gifts that can also make a difference – and they even have socks too if you feel really stuck!!!!
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Disclosures: This post has been written in collaboration with Uncommon Goods. We are not affiliates and have not been compensated but have received a gift in exchange for reviewing their product offering. They are a business we genuinely believe in and support their cause, we have found their customer service to be excellent and have shopped with them again.