Best Mother’s Day gifts for mums who are missing travel

Clare Rigden
Columnist

Mother's Day 2020 just got a whole lot easier thanks to our awesome gift guide.

Here are some of our favourite travel-inspired gifts for your mum who’s missing her global travel adventures.

Deluxe travel wrap, $299

Seasoned travellers know it’s essential to bring your own soft travel blanket for those long haul flights. They don’t get much more deluxe than this stunning 100% pure Mongolian cashmere travel wrap. At 80x200cm, it’s big enough to wrap around your entire body and doubles as a winter scarf. Mum will love it!

Deluxe travel wrap

Walks In Nature book

Let’s face it, none of us are likely to be heading overseas any time soon – Mum included. This great book lists more than 100 walking trails around the country, all within easy distance of every capital city. Once restrictions list, she can head outdoors and satisfy that wanderlust.

Walks In Nature book

Makeup pouch, $14

Mum will love this sweet, Australian-made makeup pouch (which also doubles as a cute-as-heck coin purse). It’s fully-lined, has a zipper, and sports a gorgeous native flora print by Kirsten Katz. She may not be able to take that trip, but at least Mum can carry her handbag makeup in style.  

Makeup pouch

Wanderlust candle, $27.95

She couldn’t make it to the Chelsea Flower Show this year? Gift Mum one of these gorgeous Wanderlust candles. It has a burn-time of 30 hours and the aroma has been specially designed from European-sourced essential oils for a ‘Chelsea-inspired’ scent. Wanderlust never smelt this great!

Wanderlust candle

Liberty hankies, $99.90

One of life’s great joys is pottering around London’s gorgeous heritage department store, Liberty, fantasising about all the lovely things you could fill your home with. If Mum can’t get there this year, gift her a bundle of these Liberty print hankies. Perfect popped up a sleeve!

Liberty hankies

Vacay bag, $72

Mum love a beach break? It might be a while before she gets her fix. But in the meantime, she can dream of seaside holidays whenever she uses her cute Vacay bag! This mini Poolside beach bag is made with straw, is lined, and has a cute toggle clasp to keep everything safe.

Vacay bag

Dual timezone Rolex, Price on application

Why not spoil your world-travelling mum with the mother of all dual-time zones watches – this stunning rose gold Sky Dweller Rolex. It has all the bells and whistles. And, sure, you’ll have to take a mortgage out to buy it, but just IMAGINE mum’s face!

Dual timezone Rolex

Picnic set, $198

We absolutely ADORE this gorgeous Sorrento 6-person picnic hamper, which comes complete with a Thermally Insulated Removable Cooler Bag. It also includes four wine glasses, six tumblers, six Melamine plates, six cutlery sets, salt and pepper shakers, napkins...and a bottle opener! 

Picnic set

Rainforest diffuser, $29.95

Bring the scent of tropical Far North Queensland to Mum with these gorgeous House and Garden Rainforest Diffusers. The scent is based on Australian native flora, with notes of citrus, cucumber and lavender in there too. Wild harvested Australian extracts of Sandalwood and BushLlime are truly evocative and will instantly transport her to paradise.

Rainforest diffuser

Accessories pouch set, $89

These gorgeous accessories pouches from Sojourne are perfect for your globe-trotting mum. They’re the ideal way to safely transport perfume, sunglasses, makeup or other tricky-to-pack extras. The set fists inside itself for easy storage when not in use. 

Accessories pouch set

Toiletries case, $99

This sweet Tartan Magenta toiletry case from Kip and Co harks back to the 1960s with its sweet retro design. With plenty of room for mum’s lotions and potions, it also sports a little mirror, and has a groovy lined design inside.

Toiletries case

Hong Kong cookbook, $49.99

This time a year ago we were enjoying the cosmopolitan sights of Hong Kong. Now we’re just taking trips to the Costa Del Couch - take us back! If Your mum is missing travel as much as we are, and loves Asian food, then this Hong Kong Food City by Tony Tan book might be RIGHT up her alley. 

Hong Kong cookbook

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