Airports

Can you leave the airport during a layover?

For some people, a layover is a frustration that elongates an already long journey. For others, it’s potentially an opportunity to explore a city that they otherwise hadn’t planned on visiting. It isn’t always the case, but some of the most common airports for layovers are at some of the […]

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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, […]

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What are the best things to buy in Germany?

A piece of the Berlin Wall, a cheap Drindl, some lederhosen, an Ampelmann t-shirt – there’s no shortage of souvenirs that you can bring back from Germany. But, are they really the best things to buy in Germany and, if they’re not, what is? Germany is known for it’s high quality […]

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7 Great Gifts to Bring back from Australia

Heading home from Australia and want a gift that’s quintessentially Australian? Or what about a souvenir for yourself? Forget the keyrings and cheap t-shirts! Here’s a list of the best things to bring back from Australia. Vegemite There are few things as quintessentially Australian as vegemite. If you’ve never tried […]

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Buying Tailor-Made Clothes in Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An is one of the cheapest places in the world to get tailor-made clothes and, if you’re visiting Vietnam, it’s definitely worth stopping by to get a few new pieces for your wardrobe. I paid between $15 and $25 for a tailored shirt. It’s not dirt cheap, but it’s […]

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The best gifts to bring back from Scotland

It’s always nice to bring a gift to friends and family back home, and in Scotland there are seemingly countless things that would make great gifts. From tartan wallets to whisky to a Spurtle (don’t worry: you’ll find out what that is), here’s our guide to the best gifts to […]