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“All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes” 

~ Maya Angelou

We love travel gear. From nifty gadgets to practical pouches, we think you will love these essentials for yourself or as a gift for your favorite traveler.

Travel Essentials Store

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Clothing and Shoes

Chacos Men’s Chillos Slide Sandals
Travel Day Boxers for traveling across sketchy borders. The hidden pocket in these anti-theft boxers can hold money, keys, or even a passport.
Chacos Women’s Lowdown Sandal
Tropicfeel “Sunset” Versatile Travel Shoe (Unisex)

Gear and Gadgets

Water Bottle/Coffee Cup
Phone case with strap - Traveling can set up up for bring off guard. We are out of our element, trying to negotiate things in a different language and new time zone. Keep your most important travel essential close at all times.
PGYTECH Wash Pouch/Hanging Toiletry Bag - Our new favorite Toiletry Pouch for Men and Women
Best Passport Wallet by Osprey
Evergoods Civic Tech Pouch - Hands down, the best if you want to store all of your tech gear in one place (fits Bose Quiet Comfort Over-the-Ear Headphones)
Bellroy Lite Crossbody Sling - We love the functionality of Bellroy’s full line of slings from 2 Liter up to 9 Liter
Osprey Packable Backpack - Our favorite with water bottle pockets and it packs down to nothing
Travelon Compact Sling - Like the crossbody travel day bags we all have, but sling-style cut to for perfectly on your chest for easy and safer access at border control. Slash proof and locking zips. A winner.
MagSafe 3-in-1 Magnetic CHARGER
Travel Scale with Tape Measure - A very underrated item. Everyone has encountered worry if a bag is too heavy, and this one lets you measure your underseater too.
GearAid Heroclip
Matador Flatpack Soap Pouch - Check out their liquid pouches too


Outlet Plugs for Thailand and Cambodia (need Type C for Cambodia)
Baseus PowerCombo 65W USB C Charging Station with 2 Outlets Extender
MINIX 66W Turbo 3-Port GaN Wall Charger with Plug Adaptors
TESSAN All European UK Travel Plug Adapter Kit
Apple Air Tags


Travel Sized Bronzer- comes with a sponge to apply AND the lid has a mirror! Quite possibly, a three-in-one travel essential. (More shades available)
Badger All Natural Bug Spray
Viori Citrus Yao Shampoo & Conditioner Bar
Laundry Sheets
Auntie Fannie’s Mosquito Wipes - All natural on-the-go alternative
Dr Bonners Lemongrass/Lime Sugar Soap - Great for hair and body with all of the eco friendly benefits of the Dr B’s Castille Soap
Philips One by Sonicare Battery Toothbrush

Inflight Essentials

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Zero Grid Infinity Scarf with Hidden Pockets Converts to Blanket and Wrap Perfect for Travel

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” 

-Agustine of Hippo

Our Book Shelf

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Lucky Child. A sequel to First They Killed My Father.
thailand's islands and beaches book
Lonely Planet’s Thailand’s Islands and Beaches
I Once Was a MOnkey Book Cover
I Was Once A Monkey: Stories Buddha Told
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Eat, Pray, Love
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An Introduction to Hindu Dharma: An Absolute Beginner's Guide on Hindu Religion
Jodi Picoult enters the travel writing genre with this story taking place during the Pandemic. It’s an incredible account of that time highlighting how it effected travelers, front line workers, office workers, and the elderly. Excellent read.
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Fodor's Essential Thailand: with Cambodia & Laos (Full-color Travel Guide) white_check_mark eyes raised_hands
Bodhi Sees the World book
Bodhi Sees The World: Thailand (Children’s Book)
Lonely Planet Guidebook Bali Lambok and Nusa Tenggara
Lonely Planet Guidebook: Bali, Lombok, Nusa Tenggara
First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers by Loung Ung
A must read for anyone traveling to Cambodia
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Thailand: The Essential Guide To Customs and Culture
Bankok travel guide
Lonely Planet Pocket Bangkok 6 (Travel Guide)
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Buddhism For Beginners
Elephant Lady of Thailand
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Frommer’s Thailand (Complete Guide with Pull-Out Map)
Thich Nact Hanh's Where is the Buddha Book Cover
Thich Nhat Hanh’s Where Is The Buddha
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UBUD 25 Secrets 2021 - The Locals Travel Guide For Your Trip to Ubud Bali (Kindle Only)

A Few of Our Favorite Travel Stories

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The Glass Palace
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A Suitable Boy
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