Photos are wonderful, but sometimes you want a little something special to remember your vacation by. While the possibilities are nearly endless, we’ve come up with some popular choices to get you started.
Shake it up! Add some fun and whimsy to your suitcase with a sparkly, quirky snow globe. This is also a great idea for kids that want to start building their own collection; just make sure you protect it for the trip home, as
Fill the front of your fridge with memories of journeys past. A magnet collection is not only inexpensive, but it’s easy to carry these super small souvenirs around and take them back home with you in your handbag or carry-on.
A fun yet practical choice, cheeky souvenir mugs will brighten up any morning and remind you of your trip whenever you take a sip of your coffee or tea. If you want to go a step beyond the typical tourist fare, seek out a local pottery or ceramics shop to support a local artist and procure a one-of-a-kind piece that you’ll treasure forever.
A solid idea for both party animals and those who just want to add a bit of youthful fun to their home decor, shot glasses can be found in just about every souvenir shop and won’t make a dent in your bank account.
Another cheap and easy option for keepsakes: postcards! Whether you tack them up on a bulletin board, create a fun collage, or add them to a scrapbook, there are so many ways to turn them into something unique and special!
Pick up a keepsake that you can actually wear home with you, or just wear to remind you of your travels and maybe even spark a conversation with a stranger who has also been there. Mix tacky tourist tees with fun vintage finds from flea markets—it’s all up to you!