Great Hotels of the World – guide to the perfect souvenir…

by Rebecca Lori

Our holiday experts at Great Hotels of the World think it’s important to take lots of photos whilst on holiday – looking back through an album of photos can often bring back a rush of memories. We also think purchasing the right souvenir is important – it’s almost as if you’re bringing back a little piece of your holiday - something that you can proudly display in your homes or use to create an authentic meal.

What to buy:

  • Italy – Murano glass, hand-made masks, designer clothing, olive oil, truffles, dried porcini
  • Turkey – local ceramics, raki, Turkish delights, spices, onyx
  • Belgium – lace, chocolate, beer
  • Japan – gadgets, kimonos, origami, Japanese crafts
  • Greece – leather goods, charm to ward-off the evil eye, ouzo, olive oil, pistachios
  • England – tea sets, high-street fashion, designer goods
  • Scotland – tartan, quilts, shortbread, haggis
  • India - bangles, fabric, saris, cashew nuts, spices
  • France – wine, cheese
  • Spain – cheese, pottery, wine, jewellery
  • Morocco – leather goods, rugs
  • USA – fashion, makeup, CDs
  • Egypt – leather, jewellery

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