WHAT TO SHOP FOR WHEN ON A EUROPE TOUR

When travelling to another country, one always wants to buy something unique that may remind of good times spent in that place and cherish it for a life time. Something that strongly represents that place but unfortunately we fall prey to those attractive and tacky looking souvenirs at the local shops. It is just like if you have not bought an Eiffel Tower keychain when visiting it- you certainly didn’t go there.

We have listed down some incredible and most wanted accessories and souvenirs from around the world which are a must buy, so that you are able to reminisce those wonderful moments later in life.

ITALY: LEATHER GOODS

Italy is known for its attractive and immaculate leather goods. From bags to shoes to belts and even notebooks, Italian leather covers it all.

San Lorenzo market in Florence is an ideal market to find lavish and gorgeous leather goods. It is easy to get loose yourself in the colours and the variety this market.

CROATIA: LICITAR HEART

Popular all over Croatia, licitar hearts are simple cakes made of flour, sugar, yeast and water molded into the shape of a heart. They are bright red in colour and are as delicious as they are tempting to the eyes.

THE NETHERLANDS: DELFTWARE

Delftware is the famous pottery named after the city it is from – DELFT. Delft is widely known for producing unique pieces of pottery. Once home to 33 factories that manufactured attractive Defltware, today it can be found all over the country. The pieces contain plates, spoons, key chains and decorative items.

AUSTRIA: MOZARTKUGELN

Mozartkugel are tasty chocolate truffles with an oh-so-delectable pistachio marzipan and nougat filling. These are one of Austria’s best selling and favorite confections.

SWITZERLAND: SWISS CHOCOLATES AND WATCHES

Switzerland is famously known for its divine Swiss chocolates and Swiss watches. Nothing can beat the quality of the watches in Switzerland with brands like Rado, Omega, Piaget and Zenith watches. These watch companies are an epitome and an example of class and perfection. For Swiss chocolates look for Lindt, Toblerone, Biata and Munz.

ROMANIA: WOODEN SPOONS

Wooden spoons as a souvenir? Only in Romania. These spoons were once used for more practical purposes are now the hottest selling items foreigners like to buy. These pieces come in an array of different designs, animals and people are a delight to see and bring back home.

TURKY: COFFEE

Turkish coffee is unique and unlike coffee you will find at home. It is stronger, a little bitter, and goes great with Baklava!


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