From salvaged and re-purposed cruise ship furniture to plastic pill cases, this year’s gift guide features our Cruise Critic editors’ wide range of personal choices for that perfect travel token.
Editor-In-Chief Carolyn Spencer Brown uncovers the ultimate investment for an avid cruiser or ship enthusiast: Living-room-ready antique furnishings and decor from ancient cruise ships. Maritime historian and journalist, Peter Knego, is somewhat of a treasure hunter, tracking down (and you might even say rescuing) these unique artifacts so that they may live another life on land (or in your private yacht, if you have one of those).
On the more conservative side, our News Editor Dori Saltzman chooses to spend less than $5 – but her pill organizer saves time, effort and stress of missing a dose. It may seem like a simple gift suggestion, but if you’ve lived without one and take medicine regularly, you don’t know what you’re missing! (Now with this pill case you’ll remember.)
Six other cruise-themed categories are included in this year’s guide, ranging from tech gadgets to onboard fashion, home goods, premium luggage, gifts for kids and ‘stocking stuffers’.
Even better news: Two of the gifts featured in this year’s holiday guide are up for grabs. From now through November 25, enter for your chance to win in our gift guide giveaway; simply e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and mailing address for a chance to take home an innovative telephoto lens for iPhone by olloclip®. Or you can win a 14-kt gold Le Monde memory globe necklace, recommended by the beauty director of Elle magazine, who found it on the Cruise Critic forums.
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