While it is most fun to shop for memorable trinkets and cool souvenirs when traveling, shopping can be time-consuming and expensive. Not to mention the limited space in a suitcase or backpack and restrictions for security and customs. What’s a traveler to do? Here are 6 souvenirs to collect on your next trip. They’re small. They’re FREE. Everybody wins.
3. Money: Instead of obsessing over ridding yourself of that last bit of cash at the airport, hang on to a few bucks. Stumbling upon a Euro in my wallet always reminds me that my last trip wasn’t as far away as it seems.
6. Business Cards: A quick and easy way to remember the best restaurants, bars, shops, and museums. The website address comes in handy when you get home — especially for stores. Who says you can’t buy a souvenir online from the comfort of your couch?!