Gift Guide: Travel Essentials Your Kaladkarin Friend Would Love this Christmas

For the kaladkarin friend who's g to travel whenever and wherever.
by | November 30, 2021

With more local destinations reopening for tourism and waiving an RT-PCR test as a travel requirement, more Pinoys are looking into spending some time away from home to enjoy a much-needed holiday. You might even be planning a getaway with family or friends! The holidays are fast approaching and if you’re beginning to go Christmas shopping, we’ve prepared a gift guide every kaladkarin friend would love:


Swimwear from Henry and Lucy


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To the friend who is always G to jump off boats or get a much-needed tan – this range of colorful swimwear will look good on every body type. From full-piece to two-piece swimmies you can mix and match, Henry and Lucy is a local swimwear brand that will make days out in the sun brighter. Even on days you’re not headed to the pool or beach, you can wear these pieces as tops. Pair it with an oversized blazer, jeans, and you’re good to go!

On sale prices start at P545 for a bikini top. Find more here.


Clothing organizer

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For that friend who plans their OOTDs to the tee when traveling. Help them organize their luggage with this 6-in-1 organizer set, which also comes with laundry pouches. This set comes in various colors too: maroon, navy blue, light blue, pink, light pink, gray, and black.

Get it for P98 here.


Stylish sandals from Reef


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Made with eco-foams, recycled polyester, responsibly-sourced leathers, and natural materials, REEF offers an array of comfy and stylish footwear that will look good with every outfit. Whether it’s a day out in the pool and island hopping or touring a new destination, their range of open-toe sandals is the travel accessory anyone will love.

Open-toe sandals start at P1,790, available online and in select malls. Find more on Instagram.


Tripod with remote control

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We all have that one friend who doesn’t mind traveling solo. Help them take better photos for the gram to avoid the awkward exchanges with other tourists or guides; plus, it’s a lot safer too! This phone tripod can also be extended into a selfie stick and comes with Bluetooth remote control, to save the hassle of going back and forth to hit the timer. It’s also compact and can easily fit carry-ons or bags!

Get it for P279 here.


Hanging case for toiletries


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From makeup to toiletries, this case will make your accommodation’s bathroom look more organized. Simply hang it and avoid the hassle of going through different bags or containers in your luggage.

Get it for P595 here.


Portable charger

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Whether traveling or simply out on an errand run, it’s always better to come prepared with an extra battery for your phone. The Bavin PC089 is packed with a 30,000 mAh battery capacity and a powerful LED flashlight in case of a power outage.

Get it for P989 here.


Gadget storage bag

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You don’t always get to travel and want to document every moment as much as you can. Here’s to the friend who likes to bring complete gear when traveling: from cameras to laptops. This gadget storage bag will keep wires, batteries, and memory cards safe and organized. It’s waterproof too!

Get this gadget storage bag for P148 here.


Bluetooth speakers

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Overnight outings and spontaneous road trips are always better when you have head-bopping tunes playing in the background. For the friends who have the best playlists, the JBL Clip 4 is the perfect gift! It’s a compact and lightweight clip-on Bluetooth speaker that’s waterproof, dustproof, and has up to 10 hours of playtime.

Get it for P3,017 here.



Which ones are you getting for your loved ones? Let us know below! 


When she’s not writing, Ina’s busy curating playlists that will save her when words don’t work, reading, annoying her cat, or thinking of her next meal.

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