Bon Voyage! The Perfect DIY Immunity Boosting Travel Kit

Looking for the perfect gift for the jet-setters in your life? Julianna and Natasha put together a Bon Voyage Kit to upgrade any trip to first class.

Bon Voyage! The Perfect DIY Immunity Boosting Travel Kit

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Looking for the perfect gift for the jet-setters in your life? Julianna and Natasha put together a Bon Voyage Kit to upgrade any trip to first class.

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Your bestie hasn’t stopped talking about their upcoming trip! They’ve been dreaming about this vacation for months. Let’s be real, your friend has probably kept a secret calendar since booking their flight, marking down the days until they step foot inside the airport terminal, hand their well-earned plane ticket to the attendant and embark on the journey of a lifetime.

With so much pent-up anticipation and excitement, it can be easy to forget about health and wellness while traveling. Not to fret! Our favorite gift-giving gurus are here to assist.

In this episode of Giftable, Julianna and Natasha show us how to make the perfect “Bon Voyage” traveling kit, sure to make any in-flight experience more enjoyable and relaxing. So before dropping off your BFF at the airport, surprise him or her with this kit that’s sure to keep them healthy and prepared for the long flight ahead.

Immune-Boosting Elderberry Gummies

You’ll Need:

  • 1/2 cup dried elderberries
  • 1 1/8 cup filtered water
  • 1 stick of cinnamon
  • 1/2 inch fresh ginger
  • juice from 1/2 of a lemon
  • 1 1/2 raw honey
  • 4 Tbsp. gelatin
  • gummy bear silicone mold tray
  • eye dropper

Directions:

  1. Combine dried elderberries, water, cinnamon and ginger in a pot. Bring the mixture to a boil and let simmer for 2 hours.
  2. Remove from the heat and strain.
  3. Add the lemon juice and raw honey. Whisk together.
  4. Pour in the gelatin and whisk together.
  5. Using an eye dropper, insert equal amounts of mixture into the gummy bear silicone mold tray and freeze for 30 minutes.

Building your travel kit:

You’ll Need:

  • 1 small silver tin box
  • sleeping mask
  • earplugs
  • plain travel journal to decorate
  • single hole-punch
  • colored permanent marker
  • ribbon
  • “Wellness Gummies” label (made from construction paper and labeled with a pen)
  • travel pouch

Directions:

  1. Fill the tin box with elderberry gummies, hole punch the label and tie front to back.
  2. Decorate plain notebook with a colored permanent marker.
  3. Place the tin box, sleeping mask, earplugs and travel journal into the pouch.
  4. Send your friend off in style!

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