Have The World At Your Fingertips With These Subscription Boxes

Have The World At Your Fingertips With These Subscription Boxes

It’s hard to satisfy your wanderlust urges with the looming shadows of unfinished assignments and extensive workload all around you - believe me, I feel you! How good would it be if you could actually travel from the comforts of your own home?

Well, it isn’t a far-off dream with the emergence of travel subscription boxes! Often filled with yummy snacks and memorable souvenirs from a country of your choice, we present to you 5 of the best travel subscription boxes for a taste of the world - all within the familiar grounds of home, sweet home!

1. Japan Crate

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How much is it?: From 12 USD a month

What am I getting?: Sweet treats to give you a sugar rush for those late nights in the office, topped off with a dose of cute! You can always count on Japan to come up with the wackiest flavours for your taste buds (we’re talking wasabi flavoured Cheetos!), and the occasional mascot-adorned chocolates go hand-in-hand with the refreshing fruit ciders. You can even top up an additional 18 USD for a DIY Kit ranging from mini ramen set-ups to building your own bite-sized convenience store - 100% edible but 50% of the regular calories!

Japan Crate

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2. My Ireland Box

How much is it?: From 45 USD

What am I getting?: A collection of carefully curated, high-quality products - ranging from ceramic mugs painted with the beauty of Ireland’s old water wells and rustic cottages, to hand-knitted companions on your work desk, you can count on My Ireland Box to bring you a distant whiff of the blooming meadows even when it’s freezing outside.

Have we also mentioned how much the local artisans will love you if you do get a box from here? Many of these items are handcrafted with natural ingredients, and much thought goes into combining both usability and good design of these souvenirs - so you’re also helping to sustain the smaller businesses here too!

My Ireland Box

Website: Subscription Details

3. Inspire Me Korea

How much is it?: From 18 USD

What am I getting?: An abundance of yummy snacks, skincare products, and a choice to get a box for you and your significant other! Pick between the Girl and the Guy box - filled with monthly cultural magazines and a mini food-feast, K-POP fans will also be delighted to know that the occasional merchandise will be thrown in depending on the time of the year. Keep up to date with the latest Korean beauty trends with the nourishing face masks and moisturising hand lotions in every box - perfect for a leave-in treatment as you embark on yet another K-drama marathon!

Inspire Me Korea

Website: Subscription Details

4. Aloha Crate

How much is it?: From 19.95 USD

What am I getting?: An exotic taste of the beach, mixed with tantalising delicacies for your taste buds. Hawai'i has always been well known for its generous food heritage - the notion of sharing meals are not foreign here. Carefully curated by team Aloha Crate, the snacks here are a blend of different cultures, so you can be sure to expect a unique blend of tropical flavours when digging into this snack box!

Aloha Crate

Website: Subscription Details

5. Try The World

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How much is it?: From 19 USD

What am I getting?: A heck of a steal - Try The World offers different boxes for different travelers! For the eternally curious, opt for the new country box every month, suitable for the courageous who love adventuring to new parts of the world. If you’d like something a little more grounded, opt for the pantry box filled with regional spices and locally made sauces based on your cooking preferences, and add a tangy touch to your usual menu today!

Try The World

Website: Subscription Details

No need for a Visa when you have travel boxes!

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The best part about traveling is that you get to decide how you want to do it - with the abundance of travel subscription boxes, you can definitely find a box to call your own - otherwise, take the plunge for a new country box! Who knows - you may just find a new vacation spot to put on your bucket list after you’ve indulged in your box!

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

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Crystal is a curious child, who loves exploring Singapore in her free time with a camera in hand. Her street photography subjects often include unaware strangers, uncommon architecture, and...Read more

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