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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 any of the many wonderful destinations in Portugal, is an...
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. So, give the tea-towels with Celtic blessings and the...
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. Shoes Italy, and in particular Florence, is a world leader in...
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 article, we look at some of the best things to...
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 suitcase. Here's just a small sample of some of the great...
Amsterdam Schiphol is one of the world's busiest airports, and a popular layover destination for connecting flights. If you've never been to Amsterdam before, this layover could be a blessing in disguise. Amsterdam City Centre is only a 15-20 minute train journey from Schiphol Airport, which could give you a reasonable window of time to explore this beautiful European capital. Alternatively,...
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 world's coolest cities - cities like Amsterdam, Singapore, Dubai, Munich,...
  Solingen, a small town in North Rhine-Westphalia, is home to several of the world's top knife and cutlery producers. Unless you're a chef or someone with an interest in luxury kitchenware, there's a good chance that you've never heard about German knives before. Germany is actually one of the top producers of high-quality knives in the world, and almost all...
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, or just for yourself, here are a couple of our...
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 production of goods, and German shoppers themselves are known for...
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