One of the best things about traveling abroad is buying souvenirs to bring back so you can fondly remember your trip. Look beyond the typical items like t-shirts and magnets and purchase unique souvenirs like these:
Though this souvenir won’t last forever, it’s a fun option to bring home for a literal taste of the destination. Look for whatever non-perishable products are special to the destination and bring back a sampling. Stock up on any food you tried and enjoyed during your travels, especially anything difficult to find back home. Items with packaging in another language look extra special.
Whatever the medium and size, look for local artwork to bring home. While putting a large painting in your suitcase might not be realistic, you can easily find smaller scale works, or even a small ceramic piece, that will easily transport back and remind of you of the destination from the comfort of your home.
Stroll the markets of the destination you’re visiting for handmade clothing or jewelry specific to that location like pearl jewelry from Tahiti or straw hats from Thailand.
If you can’t decide what to buy, matchbooks make a great free souvenir. Many bars and restaurants have free matchbooks available for customers. Start a collection you can use or display once you’re home.
The Fear of Missing Out greatly affects students who study abroad. For months students look forward to the countries they will call home, whether for a semester or a year, and then after they arrive, the loneliness and separation sets in. It’s difficult to be away from family and friends for a long amount of time and studying abroad is no exception, no matter how badly a student wants to fall in love with their city.
Beyond being a major hub in the global transportation network, Hartsfield-Jackson is also proud to be a major hub for exciting, high-quality retail options through our award-winning concessions program, ATL Skypointe.
Breweries are everywhere today and, while many craft and microbreweries specialize in particular styles of beer, few are quite as specialized as Ghent Gruut Brewery in Ghent, Belgium. Here, the current craze for hop-heavy India Pale Ales is entirely eschewed as absolutely no hops at all are used in the brewing process. Before you clamor to claim this can’t be beer at all as everyone knows the four ingredients of beer are grain, water, yeast, and hops, consider hops weren’t actually added to beer until the 13th century. Before then, all beers were flavored with herbs and spices, or gruut, as the French population of medieval Ghent called them.
For many couples, honeymoons serve as a once-in-a-lifetime luxurious trip, often fulfilling a bucket list destination or experience. South Africa is one of those places. The country offers a variety of experiences, whether you want a relaxing or adventurous honeymoon.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
Just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., with some of the most beautiful views of the nation’s capital, Alexandria, Virginia, is one of the most endearing small cities in America. From the historic charm of Old Town to the artistic development of the waterfront and the bohemian flair of Del Ray, Alexandria has something for everyone. With increased attention comes an ever-exploding culinary scene and, despite its size, Alexandria already overflows with excellent options. These five will give you the best representation of the city’s diverse scene.