After leaving your home to experience a new culture for the first time, wanderlust takes over. There’s nothing like relaxing on a faraway beach, driving through the countryside with the windows down, or celebrating a national holiday with the locals.
However, being a tourist is expensive. Let your friends and family explore the foods, goods, and writing of other countries from the comfort of their own home.
Price: Starts at $49.99/3 months
What You’ll Get: For travel lovers who want guidance and items to get them stoked for their solo or group travels, The Wordy Traveler is the perfect mix of books and more. They include 1-3 travel writers’ books, art, fair trade tea, and more depending on which subscription option you choose. Part of proceeds are donated to women & children charities, too.
Shipping: Ships worldwide on the 15th of every month
Price: Starts at $14.00/mo
What You’ll Get: If you have a coworker or friend who lives on the edge with their travels AND their snack options, get them a travel snack subscription box. No matter if they like sweet or savory snacks, Exploration Crate includes both and caters to your budget. They can receive just 4-5, 7-8, or 10+ delicious snacks to fuel them until their next adventure.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. around the 25th of every month
3. Spice Madam
What You’ll Get: Most travel lovers enjoy branching out and trying ethnic restaurants. Spice Madam makes sure they’re equipped with the highest quality of vegetarian-friendly spices, mixes, seeds, recipes, and music from a different country every month. Get them cooking their favorite flavorful meals from their dream destinations.
Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and U.K. in the 2nd week of every month
What You’ll Get: Be a tourist from the comfort of your own home. Teatourist delivers you 6 tea samples that make 3-4 cups each so that you can try quality teas from all over the globe. They include cards detailing the notes of the tea and the story of the business behind them.
Shipping: Ships to most countries during the 1st week of every month
What You’ll Get: There’s nothing like traveling to another world, time, or place through books. BookVoyage is a travel subscription box that includes a translated book, hot drink, and sweet or savory snack from a foreign country so that you can get the full experience.
Shipping: Ships to select countries in the first week of every month
What You’ll Get: For travel lovers with a snacking habit, TopMunch delivers exclusively local snacks from all over the globe. They find 5-7 full-sized snacks, music, and language guides from a different country every month so you can learn new things while you fill your belly with interesting treats.
Shipping: Ships worldwide on the 5th of every month
What You’ll Get: If your traveler friend is also an entertainer, let them feed their guests authentic charcuterie made in Italy. They can feast on 5-6 pieces of Italian appetizers such as balsamic vinegar, rosemary crackers, grilled artichokes, salami, olives, honey nougat, hard cheese, and more.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 4th of every month
8. Wander Away
Price: Starts at $44.97/2 months
What You’ll Get: For world travelers who just want to learn a bit more about different cultures, WanderAway has a different theme or destination every month. They include edible treats, artisan goods, and trinkets that can satisfy anyone’s wanderlust.
Shipping: Ships worldwide in the middle of every other month
9. Kizuna Box
Price: Starts at $29.99/mo
What You’ll Get: Travel lovers who are also weeaboos (or just love Japan) will definitely want a slice of Japan delivered to them every month. They’ll receive either 17-20 snacks and drinks in the snack box or 6-8 handmade, authentic Japanese goodies such as ceramics, stationery, and textiles in the lifestyle box.
Shipping: Ships worldwide during the first week of every month
Price: Starts at $45.00/mo
What You’ll Get: Perfect for those workaholics who love to travel. With a message we can get behind, Take Your Vacations makes sure you’re always thinking about your next dream destination. They include 6-8 items inspired by the destination such as art, food, drinks, bath products, body products, and artisan goods.
Shipping: Ships worldwide on the 20th of every month
Wanderlusting for more travel subscriptions? We’ve got you!