5 Gifts suitable for someone going travelling

I was asked the other day what I could recommend as a gift for someone going travelling.  It took me a while to think about it as there are so many different ways people travel.

I’ve come up with the following items that I think would be useful, for men and women, whether they are backpacking, cruising, sipping champers on a balcony overlooking the Amalfi coast, or riding festering buses in SE Asia.

1. Silk sleeping bag liner (even if they’re not going anywhere near a sleeping bag)

a-silk-sleep-sheet-and-sleeping-bag-liner-by-silk-sakI’m not talking bulky cotton or polyester sateen here. urgh…static! No.  I’m talking real silk. I’ve had mine for over ten years (sorry, can’t remember the brand) and it always travels with me.  It is so, so useful. Continue reading