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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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