SOUVENIRS FROM THE WHOLE WORLD: WHAT LEAD TO TRAVEL?
Returning from vacation, we always strive to buy something special for our loved ones. At AvesTravel, we have compiled for you our own guide to the most interesting and authentic souvenirs from around the world that reflect the history, culture and modernity of our homeland. Such souvenirs will be a great and not ordinary gift.
This area is traditionally considered one of the most popular among the inhabitants of our country. From Turkey you can bring local goodies: Turkish delight, baklava, sherbet, Turkish coffee, spices, hookah and accessories.
Egypt is a country of sphinxes and pyramids, and the oldest world civilization originated here. As a souvenir from Egypt, you can buy typical local trinkets: figures of ancient gods, real papyrus or hookah. Pay attention also to the products of high quality Egyptian cotton – here it is very cheap.
Maple syrup is a favorite delicacy in this region, and also maple leaf is a well-known symbol of this country. “Dream catchers” and ice wine are also often brought from Canada – wine from grapes harvested after the first frost.
Beer opener with the image of … Pope! This is not a joke at all – here portraits of His Holiness adorn literally everything, including souvenirs not connected with the church. Another variant of the souvenir is the local coins, the rarest in the euro.
Having been in Australia, buy a boomerang as a souvenir. No, not the one that arrives back or is sold in the sporting goods store! This is a boomerang, with the help of which the local aborigines hunt – in the local souvenir shops sell many species, decorated and painted in ethnic style.
China is associated by many with tea, porcelain, fans, fine silk clothing and many other things. And in Beijing you can take a walk on a real pearl market, buy Chinese vodka Yao Tszyu or a figurine that brings good luck.
Multicolored skulls in Mexico are not at all a frame from a horror movie, but an ordinary souvenir that will protect your hearth and scare away evil spirits from the house. Here you can buy them at almost every corner.
One of the most famous British traditions is tea drinking. So tea souvenirs will be an excellent memento. This can be tea, tea accessories or English jam.
Typical Japanese souvenirs: painted fans, ceramic and porcelain products, geisha and samurai figurines. Pay attention to local accessories (scarves, gloves, hats, socks, leggings), jewelry and jewelry – the prices are the same here, but the design is amazing!
From this country, you can bring traditional edible souvenirs: Vietnamese coffee, which is considered the best in the region, exotic artichoke tea, fragrant fish sauce, local spices, traditional medicine products – famous Vietnamese Zvezdochka, natural oils, ointments, herbal preparations.
Popular gifts from Portugal are wicker and leather goods, handmade lace and embroidery, local ceramics, the famous Portuguese Madera wine, local red or white port wine. Poland
Sheep cheese Ostsypek, cherry liqueur, Krakow sausage, liqueur from herbs and petals of real gold “Goldwasser”, “Zubrovka” are most often brought from Poland. And in the capital of Poland there are many shops with interesting souvenirs: carpets, slippers made of wool, beautiful jewelry. And if you visit Velichka, be sure to buy a salt lamp from a local mineral.
Did you know that Denmark is the birthplace of the LEGO toy, beloved by adults and children? And if you find it difficult to choose a gift, but you definitely know the recipient’s hobbies, buy a LEGO designer. The company produces sets for adults and children based on famous films, books and video games. Another famous (and far from cheap) Danish brand is Royal Copenhagen royal china. And from the budget options we recommend gifts on the theme of Andersen’s fairy tales.
Traditionally, cheeses and wines of different brands, cosmetics, perfumes, high-fashion clothing and accessories, and statues of the Eiffel Tower are brought from here. If you are ready to spend on all this a round sum, you can make purchases right in Paris, and for those who want to save, it is better to go outside the capital to one of the outlets.
We hope our article has proved useful for you and now you don’t have to worry about which souvenir to choose.