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Christmas Gifts for Travel and Design Lovers

After the Food lovers gift list last week, here come two new lists for Christmas Gifts: one for the travel lovers and one for design lovers. It’s a mix of everything nice and includes all price ranges of course. Here they are!

BreadOnButter Travel Lovers Christmas Gifts

1) There are two books I think all travel lovers should read: “Make the most of your time on earth” and “The New York Times: 36 Hours 150 Weekends in the USA & Canada”  – Can be found at Papercup Store, Mar mikhael

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2) While exploring the world, comfortable walking shoes are a must. These Adidas classics are a safe and beautiful choice – Can be found in any sports outlet

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3) I’m starting to like the idea of a passport holder to keep all of your traveling documents together – Can be found at Longchamp or Antoine Stationery ABC (at different price ranges)

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4) The iPad mini or Kindle for e-freaks – Can be found in any electronics outlets

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5) Skullcandy earphones for those who like to travel peacefully – Can be found at Virgin Megastore

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6) For travelers who still prefer a good live map instead of the google maps app, these Crumple City foldable maps are more than ideal! – Can be found at Papercup Store, Mar Mikhael

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7) A Lush mini shampoos and bath bombs travel kit would make any girl happy – Can be found at Lush Lebanon

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8) Choose a compact camera with a good resolution for those who like to travel light but capture the beauty around them – Nikon coolpix can be found at any electronics outlet

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9) These Moleskine travel journals are the best for travelers who like to take notes – Can be found at Antoine or Papercup Store

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10) For practicality, choose a Longchamp foldable bag – Can be found at Longchamp ABC

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BreadOnButter Design Lovers Christmas Gifts

1) For those in love with beautifully designed stationery, you must get these A Whole Lotta Love notepads

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2) If you have a design-lover loved one who works from home, this “London” lamp made in aluminum painted and chrome metal, original BTC would do the trick – Can be found at Urbanista, Gemmayze

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3) For the home, Nada Debs trays are perfect for a colorful touch – Can be found at Nada Debs, Saifi Village

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4) Going back to Moleskins, their Passion Journals are great for planners – Can be found at Antoine or Papercup Store

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5) For creative photography lovers, a Lomo fisheye camera is ideal! – Can be found at Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious ABC Ashrafieh

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6) I once wrote (here) about those cool Hu2 wall stickers that can be ordered online – Can be found at hu2.com

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7) For a design lover’s home, head to Nayef Francis’ gallery in Mar Mikhael and choose one of the below for a nice touch – Can be found at Nayef Francis Design, Mar Mikhael

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8) At IDEO Parfumeurs, Gemmayze, you can choose from a variety of candles and scents

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9) A nice set of plates and bowls from West Elm

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10) For fans of DIYs and funky picture-taking, this mini Polaroid camera would be perfect – Can be found at Virgin Megastore

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11) A stylish ipod dock for great party atmosphere – Can be found at Virgin Megastore

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I hope you find these lists useful! Any other ideas to share?

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Great Foodie Books To Offer This Christmas

On Monday, in the 11 perfect food lovers Christmas gift list, the very first item was a nice and efficient foodie book. I promised a list of great foodie books to offer this Christmas. So here are 10 of them I’d thought I’d classify according to every cook’s personality. There you go:

BreadOnButter’s List of 10 foodie books to offer this Christmas:

To: The classic cook who loves to make things from scratch:

Julia Child – Mastering the Art of French Cooking Volumes I & II

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To: The modern woman who loves hosting parties:

Des Recettes Pour Recevoir – Hachette Cuisine

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To: The one who likes to cook unusual but easy things:

Donna Hay – Seasons

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To: The healthy cooks who love adding flavor to their dishes:

Jamie Oliver – Cook With Jamie

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To: The oriental fusion fan:

Orient Express – Silvena Rowe

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To: The lovely baker with a fun edge:

Lily Vanilli – Sweet Tooth

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To: The inspiration-seeker:

Beirut Cooks – Pascale Habis

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To: The Entrepreneur:

A Delicious Life – New Food Entrepreneurs

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To: The amateur Chef:

Joel Robuchon – The Complete Robuchon

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To: The ambitious on-the-way-to-culinary-school Chef:

The Professional Chef – The Culinary Institue of America

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I’m actually searching for a new cookbook. Any other recommendation?

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11 Perfect Food Lovers Christmas Gifts

Before we start off with awesome food lovers Christmas gifts ideas, I’d like to say that on this first of December, we should be happy and grateful more than ever. Beyond gifts, food and parties, December is a month of feeling thankful and appreciating what we have. It’s the month to let go of all the effort we’ve been doing throughout the year and enjoy the little things. It’s that time where you gather with family and friends,  help others a bit more and feel warm inside and out.

For food lovers, this time of year is pure excitement. We get to eat without feeling guilty, we get to cook for our loved ones, we get to make warm and fuzzy drinks, and we get to get ourselves the most wonderful cooking tools there are!

For those of you who are looking for inspiration for food lovers Christmas gifts, I’ve compiled a list of 11 very cool things to surprise them with. All price ranges and preferences are in there of course.

Take a look! I hope it inspires you 🙂

BreadOnButter 2014 food lovers Christmas gifts ideas:

1) A nice and efficient foodie book. I’ll be posting a list of the best foodies books I’ve read, later this week!

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2) A lovely apron – found at Zara Home

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3) Joseph Joseph fun cooking utensils – found at ABC Department Store L3

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4) A nice coffee machine. To choose, think of the foodie’s personality and go for one of these 4 :

Kmix for the filter black coffee lovers. I once wrote about it as design item (here) of the week – found at BHV Déco City Mall

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Nespresso Inissia for the minimalistic ones – found at Nespresso ABC L1

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Illy X7.1 Iperespresso machine for funky ones who love a vintage decorative look and some extra foam – found at Illy Shop Downtown or Ginette Gemmayze

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Nescafe Dolce Gusto for pure nescafe lovers – found at BHV Déco

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5) And their respective cups

Illy art collection coffee cups for artists and colorful people – found at Illy Shop Downtown

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Nespresso colored stainless cups – found at Nespresso ABC Ashrafieh

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6) For hard-core bakers, this beautiful copper kitchen aid mixer will make them jump up the roof! – found at BHV Déco City Mall

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7) This ceramic cocotte minute will make any cook happy as they’ll be able to make those winter recipes without extra cleaning work – found at Sel & Poivre ABC or BHV Déco City Mall

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8) Also for bakers, but for a lower budget, these barazzoni baking trays are awesome for upside down cakes. Plus, they look lovely – found at Spinneys Hazmieh or any other large supermarket

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9) For cooks who love making their own things at home, get them this Black and Decker Breadmaker – found at Khoury Home

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10) A nice ceramic knife set with all kinds of knives would be a pleasure for an everyday cook – found at Think Kitchen Ashrafieh

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11) And finally, for tea lovers, a Kusmi Tea package would be great – found at Kusmi Tea ABC Ashrafieh

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Any other ideas? What are you getting your foodie other this Christmas?

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