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20 Fearless Gifts for Your Favorite Adventurer

A Walt Siegal Customized Motorcycle 0
A Walt Siegal Customized Motorcycle
Who doesn't want something gorgeous and powerful between their legs? Whether you want to tour Vietnam on a bike or lead the Dykes on Bikes contingent in your hometown Pride parade, this one is a winner. For the right price, the motorcycle building legend will build you your very own custom motorcycle. Prices vary, WaltSiegal.com

 

 

Jayson Home Leather Cooler 0
Jayson Home Leather Cooler
Rule any outdoor event with this handsome, hand-stitched dark brown leather-covered Coleman coolers. Can a cooler be called “studly?” $350 and up, JaysonHome.com

 

 

 

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Marbles Limited Edition Gold Axe
This sexy hardwood handle and gold-plated steel head axe will class up any wood splitting job (or just butch up your apartment). $45, AcmeApproved.com


 



 

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Woodzee Sierra Skateboard Pride Sunglasses
These awesome wood sunglasses are made from maple wood repurposed from skateboard decks. Woodzee’s feature a protective wax coating and stainless steel spring loaded hinges. From the side the frames reveals a rainbow of colors; probably the chicest rainbow item you could ever wear to Pride. Sierra, the company’s most popular style, comes with polarized blue/green mirror lenses that provide 100 percent UV400 protection — and look cool doing it. These sustainable sunglasses are also recyclable and come in recyclable boxes.  $100, Woodzee.com

A Night At Soneva Kiris Villa 63 0
A Night at Soneva Kiri’s Villa 63
The ultimate sustainable escape is this hotel’s finest six-bedroom beachfront villa on the secluded jungle island of Koh Kood, Thailand. Hidden in the privacy of the trees, you can lounge in the sea-facing master bedroom or bathe and shower by starlight in open-air bathrooms. There’s a linked tree house where children can have their own fantasy jungle adventure. The gargantuan swimming pool is equipped with its own water slide; there’s also a private gym and steam room, a game room, and outdoor dining area. From $1,400/night, Soneva.com

Quarterly Subscription: Mark Frauenfelder
Quarterly’s curated subscription packages from people you care about are awesome, no matter who you follow. There's a curator for everyone from Pharrell Wiliams and Nina Garcia to Bill Nye the Science Guy. I'm a fan of Tim Ferris's personally picked package of items related to stories, culture, and lifestyle, which like the rest arrive every three months with products chosen by the curator. But Ferris is on a wait list so Mark Frauenfelder — the founding editor in chief of MAKE magazine, and the founder of BoingBoing—is today's surest bet for fun useful stuff. Starting at $50/package, Quarterly.co

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A Luxury Caribbean Getaway
Magellan Jets and Four Seasons Resort Nevis are offering the ultimate holiday luxury getaway package: a private charter on-board the Challenger 604 and villa accommodations in the new, seven-bedroom Hill Estate at Four Seasons Resort on Nevis Island, West Indies, one of the most beautiful and sought-after islands in the Caribbean. The package covers airfare, transfers, a spa visit, cocktails, an in-flight gourmet meal, and so much more (including the sponsorship of a wild sea turtle). Book for July or August and you can hit Culturama, a huge celebration with local musicians, street dancing, parades, folklore, and talent displays. Luxury isn't cheap, though; packages starts at $140,000 for a five-night stay. Magellanjets.com

Longitude Latitude Anniversary Necklace 0
Longitude Latitude Anniversary Necklace
Lesbian artist Sara Lotrian creates one of a kind gifts for couples by hand stamping steel dog tags with the exact coordinates of their wedding, first date, or any special location the couple requests. Maybe you can't go back to Paris but the necklace will always remind you of the trip (and it works for places less international as well, like the local library.) These tags, made from 100 percent USA steel are all handmade, so no two are alike. $69, Etsy.com

 

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Wood Clothespin Light
Made from beechwood, this clothespin has a built-in LED light. Just clip it to a book to use it as a reading light or any other object for handy illumination. Perfect for camping. $12, GiveSimple.com


 

 

Breathtaking New Novel Ill Give You The Sun 0
Breathtaking New Novel, I’ll Give You The Sun
Jandy Nelson’s young adult novel is the perfect book to throw in your bag whether you’re heading out on an airplane, backpacking adventure, or simply fireside on your staycation holiday. It’s racked up numerous well-deserved accolades because it’s a fascinating coming of age novel about love and sexuality. The characters are phenomenal; Noah, especially, one of the two protagonists, who is incredibly passionate and exuberant artist both coming alive and grappling with his sexual identity for the first time. The book sucks you in until you feel a part of Noah's world, which is exactly what you need for a holiday read. $17.99, BooksInc.net

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TORRAIN Messenger Bag
In the rural farmlands of Cambodia, where farmers were not only living in poverty, but also in a toxic environment, a local woman began purchasing the discarded materials, and paid local families to wash, dry and sew the materials into durable, water resistant and colorful tote bags. From there the genesis for TORRAIN was born. Handmade from durable, lightweight material previously used to transport fish feed in Southeast Asia, these cool looking bags feature durable zip closures, stylish metal ring strap attachments and convenient interior pockets. $48, Torrain.org

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A Rainforest River Cruise 
An adventure of a lifetime, this trip aboard the Tucano, designed to resemble a 19th century river steamboat (but with AC and private bathrooms) takes you deep into the central Amazon Conservation Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for biodiversity and threatened species, to see rare species like river dolphins, as well as black water lagoons and a lake with the world’s cleanest water. Departs from Manaus on the Rio Negro. Approximately $3,500, RainforestCruises.com

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Tomb Raider Definitive Edition 0
Tomb Raider Definitive Edition

Available for Playstation4 and Xbox One and winner of 30 E3 awards, this Definitive Edition of the high octane, highly visual action-adventure game series that followed Lara Croft from an inexperienced young woman (in 1996) into a hardened survivor (and in real life, the most recognizable female action hero in video games) is among the series best. What it shares with the other is the ability to transport you to whole other jungles, islands, and worlds of adventure that are far removed for the Cheeto-stained, sweats-wearing couch potato you may really be. While Lara dodges obstacles over grueling terrain to uncover an island’s dangerous secrets, the character is so stunningly detailed you can practically see every hair follicle and bead of sweat — it’s that detailed. (And yes, she’s flatter up top than she used to be, which might be why her balance has so improved and more women are playing the game.) $39, Gamestop.com

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Rdio Everywhere
For music lovers this may be the best gift of all – the gift of unlimited music. Listen anytime, anywhere, online, offline, and on any device with Rdio, the super cool personalized music experience. From on-demand songs and albums to millions of stations, Rdio boasts the largest collection of songs (more than 30 million), availability on all platforms and in the most countries, which is perfect for travelers. Some of Rdio's items can't be found in other streaming apps like pre-released albums, celebrity playlists, and private recording sessions. Starting at $9.99 a month, or choose any dollar amount for a gift card, Rdio.com



Outdoor Life: Hunting & Gathering Survival Manual
Help them prep for that zombie apocolypse, a back country hiking trip, or what my father-in-law might call a "weekend in the woods" with this guide to foraging, hunting, cooking, and survival. Plus you get info on dealing with emergencies and finding herbal remedies in the woods. $20, Amazon.com

 

 

 

Cobra Jump Starter Power Pack 0
Cobra Jump Starter Power Pack
An amazing must-have for anyone with a car and a cell phone, Cobra Electronics JumPack is a great addition to the emergency survival kits you’ve created in preparation for that car accident, earthquake, flood, or other disaster (like the aforementioned zombie apocalypse). Not only will this battery pack, which easily fits in your backpack, charge your mobile devices, it can jump start your car multiple times on one charge (it has jumper cables and a USB port). It also has a built-in LED flashlight with a strobe and S.O.S function and includes a wall charger for home, and a 12V charger to rejuice the battery pack on the go. Here's a video about it. $129.99, Cobra.com

CaliMojos Color Changing Flip Flops 0
CaliMojos Color Changing Flip Flops
The straps of these sandals change colors in the sun using Solar Active UV color-changing technology. Indoors, the straps are opaque and understated. But the second your foot’s out the door, the rhinestone-adorned straps pop with bold, bright hues, making these the kind of flip-flops you'll want poolside in Miami Beach. $24.95, Calimojos.com

 

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Racing a Lamborghini
What could be better for a gearhead than a chance to drive a Lamborghini,Aston Martin, or even a Ferrari at top speeds around a professional racetrack? Now you can get them a gift certificate for a driving experience from Exotics Racing in Las Vegas or Los Angeles. Need a last minute gift? Exotics Racing gives you instant access to print your gift certificate online as you rush to that last minute holiday party. $199, Exoticsracing.com

 

Delsey’s Vintage-Chic Chatelet or the Helium Titanium Carry-On Trolley Case
If the Chatelet bag looks familiar, it might be because it made its red carpet debut at The American Cinematheque Awards (it was the official gift bag). Winner of the Product Innovation Award at the 2014 Travel Goods Show, the Chatelet Trolley from the famed French luggage maker combines modern tech (a stop-and-go brake system that prevents the luggage from drifting away while allowing to roll it on two back wheels and silent-running, Japanese Hinomoto spinner wheels) and a sort of retro design (think Grace Kelly in the 1950s).  Meanwhile, the more masculine and minimalist Helium Titanium offers the same tech in a lightweight but scratch resistant virgin polycarbonate. Bonus: It has a front pocket with built-in padded sleeve for up to a 15.6-inch laptop. $212 and $153 respectively, Delsey.com

 

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