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Just thought considering no one can go anywhere these days, would start a thread about past overseas travels- but in particular post stories or photos of items you may have collected while OS. From mass produced crap to unique and wonderful antiques idk...

But yeah no travel photos- keep them in the photography thread. :thumbsupv1:
 

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I have rocks from The Rock, Alcatraz, the Catacombs in Paris and from the Parthenon in Athens.


Dunno why. I just have them.
 

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The teddy I bought up in Banff with a Maple leaf stamped on one paw is one of my faves. His name is "Canadian Bear".

Catfish Alley


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I bought this small reflective type picture thing of Hong Kong harbour from our trip there. Was on my wall until I left home 3 years later, very cheap but I liked it as a reminder of the trip. Not sure where it is now probably out in the shed somewhere.
 

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I've got a mass produced pic/canvas I bought in Santorini (will post it later)- its hung on the wall of my hallway.

Love it. Didnt cost much either.
 

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My usual "go to" cheap souvenir would have to be magnets or key rings

More so the latter. Got some great key chains from Chicago (a baseball) and London.. etc
 

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T-shirts.

Lynn University, Michigan State University, NYPD, Blues Brothers shirt (RIP- wore it out), and "SAVE FERRIS".
 

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When I was younger but over 18, I thought I'd start collecting shot glasses when I visited somewhere new - not the worse idea when just traveling around Aus and not visiting too many new places at once

After graduating from uni I went to the USA & Canada on a one-way ticket (trip ended up being 8 months) and quickly realised that buying shot glasses as a collection item wasn't really going to be a feasible option - I then decided that keyrings would be a suitable replacement instead...

That was a crazy idea - one keyring doesn't weigh much or take up a lot of room, but about 6 months worth of keyrings ends up being not too massive space wise, but bloody heavy. Would easily have been a few kilos by the time I was coming home

I still collect keyrings on my travels, no idea how many I'm up to other than a s**t load and no idea how to display them or adequately store them - currently just in a series of bags & in a small candy striped bag
 

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When I was younger but over 18, I thought I'd start collecting shot glasses when I visited somewhere new - not the worse idea when just traveling around Aus and not visiting too many new places at once

After graduating from uni I went to the USA & Canada on a one-way ticket (trip ended up being 8 months) and quickly realised that buying shot glasses as a collection item wasn't really going to be a feasible option - I then decided that keyrings would be a suitable replacement instead...

That was a crazy idea - one keyring doesn't weigh much or take up a lot of room, but about 6 months worth of keyrings ends up being not too massive space wise, but bloody heavy. Would easily have been a few kilos by the time I was coming home

I still collect keyrings on my travels, no idea how many I'm up to other than a sh*t load and no idea how to display them or adequately store them - currently just in a series of bags & in a small candy striped bag

The one thing I'll never understand are those blasted spoons.


Who the hell wants spoons?
 

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That was the T-shirt i got in Chicago.

Was a great fit too, wore it around the house, to bed, in public..
 

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When I was in Vegas (2007) I bought a t-shirt that said the following and quite happily wore it during my trip & after I returned to Australia - even wore it to Disneyland, and got photos with a few of the characters...


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Things you once had but either threw away or lost:

- a big puffy cushion thing in the shape of a baseball hat- Detroit Tigers.
- Yankees shirt. No idea where that went
- I :hearts: NYC shirt. Gone
- A little wooden backgammon set i got in Greece. Was just too small to play it on, so I threw it away. Got a full size set in the cupboard anyway.
 

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