10 World Map themed travel accessories

Earth Stressball

Globe squashing

Getting stressed at work? Rather be travelling the globe than stuck in the office? Then you could do with an Earth Stressball. Simply squeeze and relax says the tagline, but you could also just fondle it and dream of where you’d rather be (or perhaps where you’d rather send your boss – like Siberia)  About $5 from selected outlets, including ABC online

Glasses Case

Where in the world

Put your sunglasses in this world map case and you’ll be reminded about your travels or prompted to book your next holiday whenever you put your glasses on. It comes with world map cleaning cloth too so you can polish your rose-tinted lenses. $24.95 from Australian online retailer Annabel Trends.

Travel attire for iPad

Travelling iPad

Protect your iPad while projecting your globetrotting credentials with this iPad cover from deva Australia. Cushioning protects it from damage on your travels and it opens up to form a stand so you can watch your favourite shows while on the go. $19.95 from Australian online retailer Ciao Bella Travel.


Walk around the world

The world is at your feet, or rather on your feet, with these cool, quirky shoes from Pimpos. Part of the Chocolaticas range, they are made in Venezuela, are ethically produced and vegan friendly. Take on the world one step at a time. $89 from Pimpos Australia.

Vintage globetrotter

Vintage globe trotter

You can never have too many luggage tags. This all leather one has a gorgeous old-world look with it’s vintage world map print.  $12.95 from Australian online retailer Ciao Bella Travel. 

World Map zippered pouch is great for the plane

Zip it

Pack you travel accessories in this little three-zip pouch and you won’t lose them in your bag. Great in your carry-on luggage for items you need inflight, like a pen, tissues, lip balm, mints etc. Just whip it out and hang it from the seat in front or pop it in the seat pocket. $19.95 from Australian online retailer Ciao Bella Travel.

Secret your laundry

Hide your laundry

Where in the world do you put your dirty laundry when travelling? Hide it in this pretty Kikkerland laundry bag and you’ll never expose you dirty underwear at customs again. From Australian online retailer Jetsettr. (Temporarily out of stock, but enter your email address and they’ll let you know when it comes in.)

Sweet dreams

The world at your neck

Put your world-weary head to rest on this DQ&Co map print neck pillow as you nod off to sleep on your next train, plane or automobile. Bead-filled for squishy comfort its monochrome colour won’t show the dirt too much. $24.95 from Australian online retailer Jetsetter.

Sweet dreams

Sweet dreams

Like to take your comfortable full-size pillow from home when travelling? Then give it travel panache with a dedicated world map pillowcase. Choose from brightly coloured maps or more subdued tones.  $44.50 from online retailer Cafe Press

Take the world with you

Take the world with you

Where in the world is your suitcase? Hopefully in the same place as you. At least this ‘worldly’ suitcase by Heys America will standout at the baggage carousel for easy identification and quick getaway. Currently on sale at US$139 at US online retailer Wayfair. They only ship to America, but set up an Australia Post ShopMate account and have it delivered to Australia.

Special thanks to my travel buddies at Bike Walk Eat and Marian McGuinness for their globe-printed gifts which inspired this post.


About Briar's Travel Beat

Briar Jensen is a Sydney-based freelance travel writer. In her blog, Briar's Travel Beat, she shares her travel experiences to inform, entertain and inspire.
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5 Responses to 10 World Map themed travel accessories

  1. Belle says:

    Pleased to see those shoes on the list!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. I have the shoes. I love them!

    Liked by 1 person

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