While now isn't the time to jump on a plane and head to an exotic destination, many people are getting antsy and feeling cooped up in their homes. If you want to dream about travel, get some tastes from around the world, and get a little surprise in the mail, check out these travel-themed subscription boxes! They are a great way to experience new things while staying inside.

GlobeIn Subscription

GlobeIn's mission is to deliver joy by empowering and connecting remarkable, remote artisans to mindful customers. As home exchangers know, it is important to support local economies and small businesses and to be conscientious with our purchases and the companies we support. GlobeIn creates a monthly box of goodies from artisans around the world. Your box may include jewelry, decor, beauty essentials, kitchenware and more!

GlobeIn partners with 10,000 artisans in 50 countries, empowering people with dignified jobs and fair wages. Plus, you get a beautiful, unique gift each month that is like nothing you could find in your neighborhood department store.

The Wordy Traveler

If you love to read (or need a gift for someone else who does), this quarterly book club subscription box will keep you happy for hours while social distancing! These curated boxes include hand selected books from travel writers, ethically-sourced tea, and a limited edition art print.

Spend more time reading about travel, discover new books and teas that you may not have tried, and feel good that a portion of proceeds from every box are donated to help the countries featured.

Try the World

One of the best parts of traveling is discovering new foods, flavors, and spices that can quickly become new favorites. With the Try the World subscription box, you don't have to circle the globe to taste these dishes; they can be shipped right to your door.

Items in your box will include ingredients to cook with, recipes, drinks, snacks, and stories to help round out your culinary adventure. The items are sourced from their country of origin and from small, family-owned companies. Each month is a delicious surprise, as you get to try new things like pistachio cream from Italy, dari couscous from Morocco, roasted chana from India, and Nordic fudge.

Little Passports

For restless, curious kids, Little Passports offers fun, creative ways to explore the world without leaving the front porch. There are many different boxes to choose from based on your child's age and interests. The World Edition Subscription explores a new country with each package. Your kids will get items like toys and souvenirs, activity sheets, photos, stickers, online extras and more.

If you're currently homeschooling your children, Little Passports also provides free homeschool resources like teacher guides, geography games, and printable worksheets. It's a great way to give your children an appreciation for the world and other cultures, and to get the whole family excited about a time when you can travel again.


Even though we have to be socially distancing, it's still important to get outside for fresh air and exercise. Cairn is a subscription box for the outdoors lover. You complete your profile with details about your outdoor hobbies and lifestyle, then receive a box curated to your interests and created to help you get outside and be active.

Items include apparel, gear, cookware, energy bars and trail snacks, sun products and insect repellents, navigation tools, fire starters, and more. Whether you hike, paddle, cycle, snowshoe, camp or climb, Cairn is an opportunity to try new gear and make sure you're equipped for your next adventure.

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