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  • VinniBag, protecting travel souvenirs
    Protecting precious travel souvenirs made easy
    Whether traveling to an exotic land or visiting family across the country, many trips lend themselves to finding the perfect memento of the experience. With the many baggage restrictions and travel advisories, packing those special gifts can be...
  • Buy a better Chicago souvenir: Go to Transit Tees in Wicker Park
    Buy a better Chicago souvenir: Go to Transit Tees in Wicker Park
    What better way to remember a vacation than a great souvenir? There are always the usual suspects: snow globes, key chains, baggy t-shirts, and assorted tchotchkes that end up as clutter. A better alternative is clothing and home goods that fit,...
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    Post travel tip: Organizing your vacation souvenirs
    Every family comes home from a vacation with more than what they left with. Once you are home, you have to find a place to put your souvenirs without creating a cluttered, disorganized home. Then, when sorting through the clutter it is difficult...
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    Effectively displaying souvenirs and mementos
    Souvenir displays can be converted into treasured mementos with some creativity and forethought.Here's a few ideas:You may want to consider collecting a certain kind of item when you travel-perhaps a set of lamps, coins or paintings of animals...
  • Boyett's Citrus Grove is more than just oranges
    Boyett's Citrus Grove is more than just oranges
    East of Brooksville, on Spring Lake Highway, a fortunate wanderer will stumble across Boyett’s Citrus Grove and Attraction. The grove seems to be in the middle of nowhere, but it is well worth the trip.Boyett’s Citrus Grove is an ...
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    Tacky souvenirs from Paris
    “Tacky” was my mother’s word for anything rayon, overdone make up, cheap accessories, exaggerations uttered to aggrandize, and questions regarding the cost of anything from a house to a toothpick.I Paris, I saw many things that...
  • When it comes to collecting souvenirs, beware of ‘crap souvenirs’
    When it comes to collecting souvenirs, beware of ‘crap souvenirs’
    Any destination worth its salt ends with a gift shop, but what’s with some of the more bizarre tchotchkes for sale?That’s what travel writer Doug Lansky explores in his latest book, Crap Souvenirs (Perigee Trade Paperback, $10.95)...
  • Country Music Hall of Fame releases new souvenir items
    Country Music Hall of Fame releases new souvenir items
    Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame has just released two great new keepsake items that are sure to make any country music fan smile. The newmementosavailable for purchase are a Country Music Hall of Fame souvenir book and an official 2013...
  • Shopping for Souvenirs at Kennedy Space Center: Fun Gift Ideas for Space Fans!
    Shopping for Souvenirs at Kennedy Space Center: Fun Gift Ideas for Space Fans!
    I visited theKennedy Space Centerrecently, and was really impressed with all of the new additions to the park. They now have a really cool interactive Star Trek exhibit, where you can take a picture on the bridge ofthe USS Enterpriseand see all of...
  • San Francisco: two shot over souvenirs
    SF: Two shot dead over souvenirs
    SF: Two shot dead over souvenirsSAN FRANCISCO --Local San Francisco news station KTVU is reporting that an argument between two vendors who sell souvenirs at Fisherman’s Wharfin San Francisco may be the reason why two employees were shot...
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    Shanghai attractions: Yu Gardens for beauty and the Old Bazaar for shopping
    (c) Neala Schwartzberg Yu Gardens (also called Yuyuan Gardens) is known for its spectacular classical beauty, and for uniquely Chinese Old Town bazaar that is adjacent. Yu (Yuyuan) Gardens Yu Gardens, the 5-acre classical garden, is a magical...