• The Wandering Scholar makes international education opportunities accessible to high-school students from low-income backgrounds.

    The Wandering Scholar makes international education opportunities accessible to high-school students from low-income backgrounds.

  • Vy, Seattle / Senegal

    Vy, Seattle / Senegal

  • Precious, Denver / Costa Rica

    Precious, Denver / Costa Rica

  • Rachel, San Diego / Costa Rica

    Rachel, San Diego / Costa Rica

  • Jonathan, Detroit / Peru

    Jonathan, Detroit / Peru

Still looking for that perfect gift?  Welcome to our gift guide, where we’ve curated the best in travel (and travel-themed) essentials for the Wanderers in your life. Follow the links to purchase via Amazon and your gift gives twice – with a portion of your purchase proceeds donated to The Wandering Scholar.

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For the First-Time Wanderer, who just got his passport and is counting down the days until he can put the inaugural stamp in it. We’ve got him covered, from the plane ride to his return stateside.

 

GETTING THERE

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Baggu Canvas Backpack, $38: This lightweight but durable backpack will work as a carry-on, an everyday bag while on the road, and the perfect place to store souvenirs.

 

Infinity Pillow – Design Power Nap Pillow, Travel and Neck Pillow (Grey), $39: With economy seats getting smaller and smaller, it’s harder and harder to get comfortable enough to fall asleep. This versatile travel pillow, made of breathable bamboo fabric, can turn even the most uncomfortable middle seat into a dreamland.

BEING THERE

Field Notes, $9.95: To record every sight, smell, sound and inspiration.

Fuji Instax Mini Camera, $99.99: For taking high-quality pictures and beautiful color prints on the spot.

STAYING CONNECTED

Photo Credit: Everyday Ambassador

Everyday Ambassador: Make a Difference by Connecting in a Disconnected World, $11.99: This book provides a roadmap for building bridges in a disconnected world. Using four core values – empathy, patience, focus, and humility – Otto’s book helps turn ordinary people into change-making global citizens. 

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