The ultimate traveller's gift guide - from eco stoves to the hoody neck pillow we never knew we wanted

2018-10-23 06:30 - Marisa Crous
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No idea what to get the adventure, camping or hiking aficionado friend, partner or family member in your life?

It can be a difficult nut to crack. 

Doing a deep-dive into the world of outdoor, adventure and travelling accessories and gear, promises a world of many possibilities.

Like, for example, the existence of a hooded neck pillow. I mean, how perfect would that not be on a long-haul flight? A) For general in-flight comfort and b) for avoiding eye contact with people. 

READ: Travel is one of the best gifts to give yourself

So, whether you're shopping for the festive season or for a birthday gift, here's a round-up of cool, quirky and practical gifts for the traveller in your life: 

Keep drinks hot or cold with the Stanley 0.35L Classic Trigger Action Mug, R499, Cape Union Mart. 


For every traveller, the GoPro Hero 7 Black, R7,999, Cape Union Mart. 


Big hiker and camper? This Rolltop Splashproof Bag 5 Litre (Orange), R220, always comes in handy when crossing rivers. 


Put your name on your meat with the BBQ Steak/Meat Branding Iron, R349.


Yes, a 100 times yes! Hoody Neck Pillow Hoody Neck Pillow, R199.


Stay connected wherever you are. Powertraveller PowerMonkey Discovery, R900.


Bye wires, hello True Wireless Bone Conduction Earphones, R570. 


A hiker's best friend, the Sofsole Memory Insole 2 (Mens), R230, Cape Union Mart.


We all want one. Fitbit Versa, R3,499, Cape Union Mart.


Perfect for outdoor cooking, the Mbaula Green Eco Stove and Grill, R1,349, Yuppiechef.


The no fuss picnic blankie, Natural Instincts picnic rug, R399, Outdoor Warehouse. 


A camper's delight, the Zappem Dead Electric Bug Swatter/Mozzi Racket, R169,


Keep your passport pristine with the leather passport holder - navy, R299,


5W 120 Lumen Headlamp - Wide Beam, R 135, 4x4. 


ATG Collapsible Braai Grid, R495.


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