What a year 2020 has been. There’s nothing anyone could have said or done to have prepared us for what we’ve had to endure has Covid took hold of the world. That said, a new year will soon be upon us and it’s Christmas even sooner. Whilst the recent government announcements may have cancelled the big family get togethers for many, we should all have hope for the weeks and months ahead… and a few good gifts act as the perfect inspiration for that. Therefore, Elysium Magazine has put this gift guide together with the aim not only to inspire for the festive period but also for the New Year 2021.
For The Wunderlust Dreamer
There’s nothing better than a holiday to fill anyone with hope, anticipation and excitement. We are all craving the beach after a year when getting away to the coast was forbidden at times. Whilst booking something right now with the world the way it is might seem crazy for some, there are some great deals for escapes where the Covid rate has been low-to-nothing such as the Maldives or Pacific Islands. If those are a stretch too far, the UK has some great coastline that looks great in the summer months when we’re all hopeful that the Covid storm would have blown over.
For The Host With The Most
Whilst our favourite pubs and bars have been closed for much of 2020, many of us have taken to creative ways to get a bar in the home. From garden and kitchen bars to the ever-dependable drinks cabinet, hosting at home hasn’t been so popular previously. So, if you’re going to host at home, perhaps give thought to the tools and space you have available. Check out the Mixing Console from Barcardi in collaboration with Hugh Miller – integrating your hosting must-haves with drinks and music mixing in one handy deck. Be quick as it’s limited edition. RRP £1,700 – available from Minima
For The Drinks Aficionado
Similar to the hosting, if you’re going to have people over (when we’re allowed) you better impress them with what you serve. The discerning gent cannot go wrong with the Macallan 12-year-old double cask whisky, smooth and vibrant honey aromas with a fruity finish. Here’s to you, 2021, you have so much hope riding on you. Cheers! RRP £51.95 from Masters of Malt