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Travel Collectables: Flight Stubs / Boarding Passes

Some people will call me a “hoarder”, some will say I keep ridiculous things and others will just realise that the little physical memories you have from your travels are worth keeping. You simply won’t be there again, so these little keepsakes are a constant physical reminder of my journeys. Every country I go to Read more about Travel Collectables: Flight Stubs / Boarding Passes[…]

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Travel Collectables: Banknotes

I love the thrill of getting new banknotes when you’ve crossed a new border. Even as a child I collected them, thanks to a collection from the Sunday Times (a paper my Dad used to buy every week!). I was fascinated by geography as a child and my banknote collection grew and grew. However it Read more about Travel Collectables: Banknotes[…]

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Travel Collectables: Beer Bottle Tops From Around the World

I love my beers when I travel. It’s my relaxation drink and the one where I sit and think to myself “life is good”, especially if I’m on a bus, train or in a hostel after a day of sightseeing. I love a beer. Be it pint, can or bottle. You might have read that if Read more about Travel Collectables: Beer Bottle Tops From Around the World[…]

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Travel Collectables: Random T-Shirts as Memories of the Places I’ve Been

You might have read how I like to travel light, and while it’s true with certain things (toiletries for example), I don’t always travel light in regards to other travel traits. Football shirts are one – I carry a few with me to represent the teams I support and just because I love football! However, Read more about Travel Collectables: Random T-Shirts as Memories of the Places I’ve Been[…]

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Travel Collectables: Beer Labels

In my series on travel collectables I talk about things I keep and collect from places I go. Today’s one will make my girlfriend cringe as she hates how I keep stuff which should be thrown in the bin, but hey, this is my thing! I collect beer labels! It’s my colourful visual memory into Read more about Travel Collectables: Beer Labels[…]

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Travel Collectables: Country Flag Patches For My Fleece

Although I almost always travel as light as I can, I’m a sucker for travel souvenirs and collectables and over the years I have kept boxes with things from my travels in them. In this new mini series I will mention some of the things I collect. First up is country flag patches and destination Read more about Travel Collectables: Country Flag Patches For My Fleece[…]

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