Holiday gift guide 2018

Shopping for others can be tough, so use our holiday gift guide to score kick-ass presents we know your clan will love

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, so spread good tidings by using our holiday gift guide 2018 to score amazing presents for your friends and family. We know how stressful holiday shopping can be. From the department stores and holiday markets overrun with crowds to the headache that is finding room in your budget to splurge on your loved ones, you may be feeling more “bah humbug!” than “ho ho ho” by the time the gift-giving season is through. Luckily for you, we’re here to help. Whether you're searching for affordable options or grand experiential gift ideas from some of the best New York attractions, just consider us your personal (shopping) elves.

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Holiday gift guide 2018

Christmas gifts for her this holiday season
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Christmas gifts for her this holiday season

Doing a little holiday shopping for a special lady in your life? We’ve got you. 

Unique experience gifts in NYC for adventurous people
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Unique experience gifts in NYC for adventurous people

If your friends and family just aren’t going to be content with holiday-themed socks, opt for something a little more adventurous, like these experience gift ideas in NYC

Christmas gifts for him that he’ll actually love
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Christmas gifts for him that he’ll actually love

Always running out of gift ideas for him? Don't worry, so is everyone else. 

Cheap Christmas gift ideas under $25 that are actually great
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Cheap Christmas gift ideas under $25 that are actually great

Ball on a budget this Christmas in New York with our cheap Christmas gift ideas.

Unique music gifts for the music lover in your life
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Unique music gifts for the music lover in your life

Regardless of the season, New York offers endless gifts for music lovers: In addition to tickets to constantly great concerts.

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15 incredible gifts for movie lovers

We've collected this list of unique and affordable gifts for the little Kubrick in your life this year. 

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Comments

5 comments
CUPS A

For NYC coffee lovers, remember to give the gift of CUPS! https://cupsapp.com/gift

Plus, with a gift purchase you automatically get entered for a chance to win free unlimited coffee for a year!

HelenHighly K

Very clever gift guide. And handy. For something a little different, check out mine: Gift Guide to Holiday Shopping in the Movies. Where to get the goods to make your classic Christmas-movie memories come alive. http://wp.me/p6TF51-1h  HelenHighly recommends "the stuff that dreams are made of."

Larry C

Another cool gift is the Zombie Plant Grow Kit. In it you can grow a real Zombie Plant that Plays DEAD when you Touch it!

Yea - It's amazing

Anna B

Hi there!

Wow! That's a really great selection last minute gifts. 

I also sected some afforadable gifts, mostly under $100 and with high reviews from people who have purchased them. As a frequent traveler, I made the list of gifts that are especially suited for travelers. And the best thing is that most of them will arrive before Christmas, if you harry up and order the now. 


You can find the list of affordable gifts for travelers here:

http://www.balticmuse.com/2014/12/17/35-brilliant-gifts-for-travelers-that-will-inspire-their-wanderlust/


If you are like me and shop at a very last minute, this list can help you to find a great gift  at a very last minute for someone who loves traveling ;)