A gift at his request. Advance ask the other, from which he was delighted on his birthday. This may be the latest addition to Internet technology, stylish accessory clothes, etc. If a clear answer you will not hear, then take a walk with him on shopping malls and take a look at the things that do not leave indifferent to which he draws attention, comments and with sadness in his eyes again put on the shelf.
Money - absolutely universal gift for any man. For another, you can not skimp on the banknotes, thus proving that the concept of friendship is not only a spiritual intimacy, but also understanding the material.
Surprise. Presented an original gift. Let this be an opportunity to jump with a parachute in tandem with an instructor, paid diving courses, attending seminars "pick-up" for young people uncertain or a ticket to participate in a mountain expedition. Most likely, during the years of friendship you have time to explore the passions of his friend and his penchant for any craft. Then your gift push it to the brash, bold move. Give a chance to experience the unexplored feelings and sensations, to gain invaluable experience. The main thing, guess its predisposition to any activity or hobby. For example, if one is engaged in ballet, it is better to give him private lessons with a professional in the field of break-dance, latin, you send an artist to basic training in the mountains.