GIFTS FOR: The World Traveler

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DREAM JOURNEY Hotel soap and lotion will do no favors for her skin. Spoil her next time she skips town with Elemis' Dream Journey Traveler collection. This luxurious gift set will pamper her with lotions, creams, and peels that rejuvenate and refresh. (Elemis.com; $158.00)

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WALK A MILE IN THESE SHOES Sightseeing on foot doesn't have to be a death sentence for feet - and it's definitely no excuse to break out the orthopedic sneakers. These Caroline sheepskin UGG boots look stylish with jeans or a skirt, and the modest heel height (2.75") makes them practical to wear for hours, from red-eye flight to girls' night out. (UggAustralia.com; $295)

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ONLY A STAMP AWAY Keeping in touch is a lot less tedious with this chic set of cards featuring classic fashion photos. Wrap it up alongside the Neiman Marcus black patent leather journal and you're guaranteed to get the best souvenirs when she returns back from her next trip abroad. (Neiman Marcus; cards and envelopes: $45, journal: $125)

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COLOR HER PRETTY Pamper the world traveler on your shopping list with ColorCards, from Cargo. It's beauty to-go for a girl on the go that would rather not carry around a makeup kit the size of a small suitcase. These credit-card-size eyeshadow palettes provide a single-use splash of color, and each tin contains 28 cards in 6 different colors, so she'll never be out of options. (Sephora.com; $24)

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EAUX MY! Let your fragrance take you on a journey. Inspired by summers in Greece, Tonkin in the 1930's, and leaves floating in the pool of an English Garden, Diptyque Eaux De Toilette is a collection of four unique scents, together in a gift box set. (DiptyqueParis.com $90.)

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BAG IT Invoke your inner Soviet princess and stay on PETA's good side with this faux fur Moscow duffle bag. The interior is lined with satin and even the handles are faux leather, so you can avoid pangs of guilt every time someone compliments this trendy tote. (ZGallerie.com; $69.95)

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TAKE A TRIP Lonely Planet makes a departure from their usual info-packed, data-heavy travel guides with The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country In The World. It's the perfect gift for anyone who travels or wants to - this book gives a rundown of every country in the world (all 230!), with a two page spread on each, including beautiful photography and a rundown of the way to gain the essence of the place; books to read; music to listen to beforehand; and where to eat and what to do. (Shop.LonelyPlanet.com; $50)

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POWDER ROOM Having a signature look is overrated. Makeup is meant to be experimented with - and Bella Il Fiore agrees. The travel-friendly Powder Room, a set of nine eyeshadows, six lip glosses, and four blushes. And the included mirror and two brushes means an end to lugging an over-stuffed makeup bag through airport security. (BellaBeauty.net; $32)

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SWEET TREATS Treat the traveler in your life to a trip to the world's most exotic locations with Dove Origins chocolate. Made with pure cocoa beans from Ecuador, Ghana, and the Dominican Republic, this treat is sure to transport anyone to their happy place. (DoveChocolate.com, $2.99.)

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WIPE OUT Wondering how the woman in the airplane seat next to you looks impossibly fresh after a red-eye flight? Stepping off a long flight with dry skin, smudged makeup and frizzy hair is a thing of the past with La Fresh Travel Wipes. Combat any beauty blunder on the go with deodorant wipes, nail polish remover wipes, anti-bacterial wipes, and more. (LaFreshBeauty.com, prices start at $3.99 for a box of six packets.)

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BEST IN TRAVEL FOR 2008 With a look into emerging travel trends and 30 categories of fun and inspirational lists, "Lonely Planet Bluelist 2008" is the perfect travel companion for the jet-setter on your holiday list. Whether she's searching for an eco-friendly nightclub or the world's friendliest country, this informative and fun guide will give her all the answers and get her so psyched she may even start packing early this time. (Shop.LonelyPlanet.com; $22.99)

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JET SET CHIC This handcrafted Italian leather and haircalf luggage tag and passport case will make even the most cramped coach seat by the bathroom feel like first class. (Neiman Marcus; Luggage tag: $50, Passport Case: $75)

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PRIVELEDGED LIPS Benefit's Her Glossiness set is the swankiest of gifts for lips! A limited edition, this set of three double-ended wands with six luscious head-turning glosses glide on gorgeous and warrant special treatment for the gal who wears them on the go! (Benefit.com, $26)

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THE SWEETEST SOFTEST LAMBIE COLLECTION ON EARTH A must for any traveler, Bath and Body Works makes sitting in cramped airplane seats something to look forward to with their Sweetest Softest Lambie Collection on Earth. The collection includes slippers, a travel neck pillow, a nap blanket, a sleep mask, and too-cute Lambie pillows that are shaped like sleeping lambs. From airplane to hotel, this Lambie collection makes counting sheep a thing of the past. (BathandBodyWorks.com; $67.50)

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MAIS OUI Last-minute flight to Paris? She can brush up on her language basics with these CD/ Book sets from Teach Yourself. She can put that downtime on the plane to good use, and you're sure to get a "Merci!" postcard. (BarnesandNoble.com, $15 per set.)

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MEDITERRANEAN TRAVEL SELECTION The Mediterranean is just a hop, skip, and a bath away with the Mediterranean Travel Selection from Boots. This luxurious set of body wash, bath cream, body butter, and hand and nail cream is a one-way ticket to relaxation, and the perfect indulgence for any traveler. (Target; $11.99)

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PICTURE THIS This handmade leather photo album holds a hefty 100 4"x6" and includes adhesive corners for easy use, and the acid-free paper means photos will be preserved for years to come. (Umbra.com; $105)

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WIDE ANGLE READ National Geographic Magazine is famous for its beautiful photography, and Wide Angle: National Geographic Greatest Places, by Ferdinand Protzman lives up to expectations. The 260 photos in this book, peeking at everything from zebras in Kenya to the 2003 invasion of Iraq, literally span the world, touching on every continent. Any globe-trotter will be inspired by this photographic journey. (BarnesandNoble.com; $30)

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HER SANCTUARY Whether she's in a 5-star hotel or sharing a hostel with spring breakers, she'll feel pampered and relaxed with the help of this Sanctuary Spa Relaxation Set. She'll feel indulges from head to toe with a salt scrub, exfoliating washcloth, foaming bath soak, body wash, body lotion and fragranced votive candle. (Target; $12.99)
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