8 Essential Travel Accessories for the Modern Jetsetting Man

In the dark depths of January, young professionals (YPs) are known to take full advantage of vacation days with a beach or ski getaway.

Last month, we brought you some of the best accessories for the jet-setting female, and now, now it’s the guys’ turn.

Whether you buy them for yourself or as a gift (ahem, Valentine’s Day), here are 8 travel accessories for the modern travel-loving gent.

Quinnscape Packing Pro App
Let’s face it, packing is not a strong suit for many men. That’s why the Packing Pro app can come in handy. The mobile packing app features unlimited, 100 per cent customizable packing lists and a catalogue of sample lists that can be used as templates – whether you’re packing for a backpacking trip or a luxury cruise. Basically, it does everything but physically pack for you.

TOMS Sunglasses
If you think TOMS is just about their signature super comfy slipper shoes, think again. The company offers a variety of fun, stylish, and affordable sunglasses for your next sunny getaway. For every pair of sunglasses purchased, the company gives back by restoring sight to a person in need.

Sony DSC-QX10 Smartphone Attachable Lens-Style Camera
Sometimes, you just don’t want to look like a tourist with a camera in tow all day. With the Sony attachable compact camera, you get the best of both worlds: the versatility of your smartphone and the lens of your DSLR. With one simple snap to your smartphone, it features an 18-megapixel CMOS sensor and Sony’s SteadyShot image stabilization.

Tweezerman’s Essential Grooming Kit
Just because you’re far from your home bathroom doesn’t mean than your manscaping routine needs to take a hit. Tweezerman’s travel grooming kit includes heavy duty nail clippers, a pocket nail file, facial hair scissors with rounded tips, and —a favourite for guys on the go – a pocket-portable stainless steel point Tweezerette® (seriously, they work magic).

Tumi San Remo Soft Duffel
It’s about time you got a big boy carry-on that will last. Our pick is the versatile Tumi San Remo Soft Duffel. Perfect for a weekend getaway in NYC or Miami (but obviously not limited to), the bag features generous exterior and interior pockets, double top handles, an adjustable, removable strap (this is key), and an identification tag so you don’t have to rely on the flimsy airline offerings.

Hermes Passport Holder
Your passport is one of the most important documents you own. Especially with the recent 10-year option, you need to care for it as such. Not to mention, all Canadian passports look the same, and you’ve always liked to stand out in a crowd. That’s why a leather Hermes Passport Holder is essential – and with the Hermes stamp of quality, you know it will last through many more passports to come.

Engraved Leather Earphone Case
Not only are tangled earphones super annoying to deal with once you settle in for your flight, if your earphones are loose in your bag, they could come into contact with everything – from energy bar crumbs to a leaking hair product – and you don’t want that in your ears. That’s why we love these handmade earphone cases available on Etsy. As an added bonus, the case can be engraved with initials or phrases.

Apple World Travel Adaptor Kit
Because guys love their gadgets, the Apple World Travel Adaptor is pretty much a necessity. It allows you to power your precious Apple devices in different countries, and includes a USB power adapter, a 30-pin to USB cable, and a set of six AC plugs with prongs that fit different electrical outlets around the world.

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