Five Gifts for the Jet-Setter on Your List

Recently my group of design students and I went on an Explorer Tour to learn about the various sustainable and meaningful initiatives at YVR.

We were impressed by the many sustainable, environmental, and community initiatives that YVR . Inspired by one of the games we played during the interactive experience, here’s five gifts that are carry-on friendly to make the commute by air more comfortable for the creative, frequent flyer on your list.

Classic Backpack By Herschel

The Herschel Classic™ backpack stays true to its timeless design, offering a clean and simple silhouette that is perfectly tailored to fit your style.

Malouf Lavender Travel Pillow by The Mattress & Sleep Company

This pillows features the right softness and support, combined with natural aromatherapy,and  creates a truly relaxing experience while you travel. The plush, curve-conforming Dough® memory foam is infused with real lavender oil for cozy, natural relaxation. The Zoned Technology design improves comfort and breathability with beautiful and soft Tencel® mesh covering adds the temperature- and moisture-regulating comfort of eco-friendly fabric.

Hardbound Sketchbooks By Opus Art Supplies

These sleek and slim sketchbooks open flat for ease of quick sketching with graphite, coloured pencils, charcoal, pen and ink, markers, and light dry brush work. They are available in 5½″ × 8″, and 8½″ × 11″.

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Carry On Cocktail Kit By W&P Design

Know someone who fancies an Old Fashioned, a Moscow Mule, a Gin & Tonic, a Bloody Mary, a Hot Toddy, or a Champagne Cocktail while on long flights?

A Carry On Cocktail Kit by W&P Design provides everything needed to craft two delicious cocktails mid-flight—all is needed is to add the hard stuff. Different recipes and concoctions come in a compact, travel-ready kit starting from $20 USD.

Today I Learned It Was You By Edward Riche

While Douglas and I were waiting for our recent flight to Portland, I realized I left our Kobo eReader charging at home. To add to your reading list, bring “Today I Learned it was You” by Edward Riche which was longlisted for Canada Reads 2017. This book is based in St. John’s, Newfoundland, about a retired actor transitioning from man to dear.

Happy Gifting and Safe Travels!

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