‘Tis the season to go globetrotting! BBC Travel’s annual, anxiety-relieving gift guides offer the perfect solution for the avid travellers on your holiday list.

Find gift ideas for each of the seven continents, plus must-have gadgets, high-tech gear, fashionable and climate-appropriate garb, inspirational reading material, download-worthy apps and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Before braving the madness of the mall, peruse these curated lists from the warmth of your home, and toast your shopping savvy with a cup of seasonal nog.

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2010 gift guides:

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