Great Gifts For A Guy In Your Life: Guide For What Men Want

Great Gifts for Guys

Often time, I usually find a perfect gift for my mom and my girl friends and kids in the family. I always find somewhat difficult to find a gift for guys in life, be it my father, brother, friend or someone I love. So, I decided to dug further and research more to see what typical guys would like for gifts and what should I get them. These ideas would make a perfect gift for any special occasion for a man in your life such as father’s day, his birthday, Christmas gift, Valentine day gift, Anniversary Gifts ideas.

These are the few category that special guy in your life may like, it fits most men and most budget as there are some gifts are almost free or cheap and some cost money but will provide good value in return. Your special guy is sure worth it, don’t you think?

Technical Gadgets and Gizmos

Many, if not all guys love some type of technical gadgets and gizmos. I remember a few years ago, when palm pilot came out, it was rage among guys and men alike. Now, those things could be iPhone, iPad, Android or GPS systems like Garmin or Tomtom that are in favor among many men and women. Here are some of top selling gadgets and Gizmos for guys.


Apple iPod touch 64GB MP3 Player (4th Generation – Latest Model) – Black

Garmin USA 0100085840 Nuvi 3750 GPS

PENTAX K-r 124-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera – Black

Cannon G12 10MP Digital Camera

Books and Magazines Gifts

Many men and guys like career oriented books and magazines such as from any books by Seth Godin or Tim Ferris of 4 hour work week and 4 hour body! Many love computer and geek magazines as well. Find out what is your guy in to and change it accordingly to buy a perfect book or magazine for him.

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Here are some of the bestselling choices in Men Magazines and Books.

Men’s Journal (1-year )

Men’s Health (1-year )

The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?

Musical Gifts

Many guys love to play guitar, piano or listen to various type of music. Buying them some instrument they love to play or listen is always a good idea. You can always purchase a headset so they can listen to music any time and any place.

Fender STARCASTER-NAT-KIT-03 Starcaster Natural Acoustic Guitar Kit (091-6000-021) with Strings, Strap, Pitch Pipe, TKL Guitar bag, Tuner, Instructional DVD, and Fender/GO-DPS Pick Sampler

Yamaha YPG-235 76-Key Portable Grand Piano Premium Pack

New Drum Set Full Size Adult 5-piece Complete Metallic Blue with Cymbals Stands Stool Sticks


Madcatz/Saitek RB3969110N02/02/1 Wii Wlss Pro Drums amp; Cymbal Pk

Guys Grooming Gifts

I usually never thought of buying any shaving or grooming related gifts until a cousin of mine bought a special old fashioned shaving kit with brush and soap for her husband and he simply loved it. My cousin broaden my horizon to think in buying someone a special grooming kit, in family who you are close to. I do not think this may work if do not know the guy well, so I will caution you against it.

Travel Kit Lavender : Razor + 4 Blades + PreShave Oil + Shaving Crm + AS Balm + Shaving Brush  6pcs+1case by The Art Of Shaving


Van Der Hagen Premium Shave Set (Soap, Bowl, Brush)

Wahl 9918-6171 Groomsman Beard and Mustache Trimmer

Special Gifts

As I said earlier, most men will not think of buying anything that pampers them, so buying a special cushion slippers, or silk robe is great idea, specially for your boy friend or husband. Giving a gift coupon to massage or flowers is also unheard of but loved by many men so try it. They may just love it. I know a guy friend of mine loves getting pedicure now, after he got as a gift from his girl friend once.

If he Love Baseball and Collecting then he will surely love this special gift;

Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz 2007 World Series Autographed Baseball

Experience Gifts for Your Special Guy:

Choose many experience gifts such as adrenaline rush experience, golfing, flying plane or other experience in your local area.  Check out golf experience gift and more suggestions from our website for local bay area (and they offer other US areas as well)

Here are a few tips that I found:

1. Special Meal: The secret to guy’s heart is still through stomach, they love to eat good hearty meals. Make a home cooked meal for them or take them out to their favorite restaurant.

Here are some special cookbooks that Guy in your life may like;


Will Cook For Sex: A Guy’s Guide to Cooking


A Man, a Can, a Plan : 50 Great Guy Meals Even You Can Make


More Diners, Drive-ins and Dives: A Drop-Top Culinary Cruise Through America’s Finest and Funkiest Joints

2. Technical gadgets: They love love gadgets, at least most of them do. So things like iPhone, GPS systems would be great. If you are tech un-savvy like me, you can take a guy to shopping and let them pick a gadget they like.

Here are some popular and bestselling gadgets that men would like;

PENTAX K-r 124-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera - Black

PENTAX K-r 124-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera – Black

iPhone Cover and Case

Flip-Video-UltraHD-FVU260W-Digital-Camcorder

ZTO W968 ZTO 1.4 Inch Screen Quad Band Watch Cell Phone with 1.3M Camera and Great Media Function

3. Macho Movies: Many guys like Macho Movies that are funny and adventurous. So you can pick his favorite DVDs or two or get him a Netflix, so he can have viewing pleasure through out the year.

Science Fiction & Action Movies


Extreme Action 4 Film Favorites (Eraser / The Last Boy Scout / Passenger 57 / Point of No Return)


The Bourne Trilogy (The Bourne Identity | The Bourne Supremacy | The Bourne Ultimatum)


Star Wars Trilogy

4. Special Grooming and Pampering: Most guys will not buy anything that pampers them, so you can do that for them. Buy them soft socks or slippers to wear at home. Silky Robes, Roses, massage will simply puzzle and surprise them completely.

Silk Robe For Guys

Tamarac by Slippers International Men’s Suede Moccasin Slipper

5. Books and Magazines. Guys will love self improvement and career oriented books like 4 hour workweek and fitness and computer magazines to keep up to date with changes in technology. See above for more choices.

Sports Illustrated (1-year auto-renewal)

6. Music: Guys loves to listen and some like to play music and it varies by each guy/men so ask them what type of music they like. My father loves classical and instrumental music and my brother loves rock, there are no wrong choices just personal choices on what they like.

21 by Adele

Choose MP3 Music based on His Taste

7. Listening and Giving gift of time: Sometimes just listening to them without judging or interrupting can be a huge gift and that does not cost any money. Try doing that. It is often difficult for chatty person like me but I know if I can do it anyone can do it. Listening properly is one of the best tool for lasting and loving relationship in love and friendship.

8.Giftcards For someone you love:For those of guys who have everything they want and need, what to give? Sometimes you might be stumped, here are some ideas are Breakfast in bed, Massage and give them Free time to pursue their interests. Other choices include;

Choose a Gift Card (What They Like or Give Gift Card)

Best thing about guy in your life is to share love you have for him, be it your boyfriend, husband, father, son, brother or a friend. Celebrate together!

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