So it's already November and you didn't manage to make it to the Peruvian mountains to hug an alpaca. Or to Morocco for a scrub in the hamman. Or to India to go textile hunting. You know what? That's okay. There's always next year. In the meantime, shop 25 gifts that bring the world home — and make some 2017 travel resolutions.
Trust our good pals at 20x200 to source the prettiest (and most transportive) art. The contemplative winter scene of Edo (now Tokyo) is by one of Japan's best ukiyo-e artists, Ando Hiroshige.
Available at 20x200.com, from $60.
Cuddle up with super soft (and warm!) alpaca wool pillows woven on traditional looms in Peru.
Available at cloverartisans.com, $148.
Antioxidant-rich green tea leaves blend with natural ingredients in an organic body scrub to fight wrinkles and hydrate dry skin. All in a travel-friendly pack.
Available at sephora.com, $24.
A charming hand-drawn map available in English or French by a Montreal-based studio. Look out for the cute whales in the seas.
Available at balticclub.ca, $55 CAD.
Brighten up your living room with a deep berry rug dyed and handwoven by Zapotec women in Oaxaca.
Available at the-citizenry.com, $1,175.
Pick up interior design tips from Taavo Somer, the creative mind behind the beloved NYC restaurant and the now ubiquitous lumberjack-chic style he brought to the fore.
Available at amazon.com, $45.
The beloved Parisian lifestyle company brings you to the Swiss Alps with traces of milk, honey, and citrus.
Available at catbirdnyc.com, $50.
The mildew-resistant hinoki cypress wood bath bucket helps set the right tone for your ownonsen experience.
Available at nalatanalata.com, $100.
How about a 19th-century tile salvaged for the consummate dinner party host? Buon appetito!
Available at ilbucovita.com, $125,
The Danes describe windy days with half a pelican. The Finnish frown upon traveling like a rabbit. When surprised, Filipinos exclaim a pregnant horse. Read a delightful illustrated compendium of quirky expressions from around the world.
Available at amazon.com, $15.
Recall the golden age of travel and bring back the joy of old-school correspondence with vintage hotel prints lining button-down-blue envelopes.
Available at shopspring.com, $55.
Handcrafted in the Himalayas, the necklace not only makes for a special gift, but also helps support traditional artisan communities in the world's most famous mountain range.
Available at kaligarh.com, £195.
Geometric fun to fight cabin fever. Designed in Paris and made in Belgium.
Available at papiertigre.fr, €10.
No need for a long drive without snow tires to get that cozy-in-the-woods feeling on cold winter days.
Available at uncommongoods.com, $50.
Serve your beloved breakfast in bed on a bright, marbled breakfast tray made in Sweden.
Available at tictail.com, $24.
Plan your next road trip from the Pacific Northwest to San Diego. A 2,000-mile drive will take you by Palm Spring's space-agey gas station, the famed Eames House in Los Angeles, and the stunning Paul Thiry churches in Seattle.
Available at amazon.com, $27.
An incredibly soft and light cotton fabric from India makes for a chic beach sarong in summer and a cozy scarf in autumn.
Available at spartan-shop.com, $64.
Cali vibes meet Brutalist lines in a new favorite vase for the porch or windowsill.
Available at spartan-shop.com, $350.
Hints of jasmine, magnolia, tea olive, and salt will transport you to a horse-drawn carriage rolling past Southern-style mansions along cobblestone streets.
Available at amazon.com, $22.
Made in a 400-year-old brass foundry establish by King Charles IX of Sweden in 1609, a 19th-century school bell gets a modern twist with a minimal solid oak handle.
Available at ahalife.com, $119.
A nice traditional addition to the kitchen table or office desk. Handwoven in Rwanda.
Available at uncommongoods.com, $42.
Banish boredom with a low-tech game that brings the high seas indoors.
Available at shopspring.com, $38.
Make it a hammam day at home with argan oil sourced by Morocco's Berber women and silica-rich rhassoul clay from the Atlas mountains.
Available at amazon.com, $62.
Everyone wants an accent wall these days. Consider a floral option from Brit label House of Hackney.
Available at anthropologie.com, $298.
You can't afford a trip to Hawaii, but you can get face time with an aloha mist of botanical delights from Leahlani made in Kauai.