Regular sized passport holders never make sense—where are you supposed to tuck away that flimsy boarding pass? Instead, go for an oversized travel wallet like this one by Smythson. Smythson Grosvenor Corners Marshall Travel Wallet, $405; smythson.com
The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page. To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted. Nobody can discover the world for somebody else.