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6 Of The Best Things to Buy in France

Chocolate, cheese, wine, and of course non-food items like perfume and designer clothing. There’s no shortage of things that you’ll want to bring back from France, but what is actually worth picking up? In this guide we look at some of the best French things that you can try to […]

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Review: Hibermate Sleep Mask

One of the downsides of full-time travel is that you often end up staying in noisy apartments or noisy neighbourhoods, and so a decent pair of earplugs (or a Hibermate sleeping mask) is an essential item to bring with you. I once spent a week above a bar in Cais […]

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4 of the Best Things to Buy in New York

It’s hard to go to New York without buying anything. Whether it’s a souvenir, something that would be cheaper than back home, or just an offbeat purchase, nobody leaves the Big Apple without some kind of memento of their trip. A tacky (or non-tacky) souvenir New York vendors have plenty […]

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5 great gifts to bring back from Portugal

If you haven’t already been to Portugal, chances are it’s on your bucket list. Over the past few years, Lisbon has quickly risen from relative obscurity to becoming one of the most popular places to visit in Europe (and maybe even in the world). Visiting Lisbon, Porto, the Algarve, or […]

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5 of the best things to buy in Ireland

You won’t struggle to find a souvenir shop in Ireland, but often what you find in these shops is poorly-produced and not that practical anyway. A much better idea is to pick up something that you’ll actually use and treasure, like an item of clothing or something for the house. […]

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5 gift ideas to bring back from Italy

As one of the most popular places to visit, you’ll find no shortage of souvenirs and gift ideas in Italy. But, as fun as mini statues of the Leaning Tower of Pisa and aprons with Michelangelo’s David are, it’s worth looking for something that’s truly worth bringing home with you. […]

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5 of the best things to bring back from Istanbul

Istanbul is paradise for shoppers. You can finds just about anything here, from leather handbags and jackets to spices and tea. Every corner you turn, you’ll find new markets and new shops and it won’t be long before you’ll be wishing you’d brought an empty suitcase with you. In the […]

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7 great gifts to bring back from South Africa

You’re heading home, and you’re wondering “what’s a good gift to bring back from South Africa?” Don’t worry: South Africa has plenty of products that make great gifts. So many that you’ll probably start throwing out all of your clothes in a desperate attempt to squeeze more souvenirs into your […]

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5 great souvenirs to bring back from Greece

While Greece, like most other destinations in the world, has its fair share of tacky souvenirs like fridge magnets and t-shirts, it also has plenty of great products that make thoughtful gifts as well. If you’re looking for a gift to bring back home to your family, friends, house sitter, […]