Japan is a mecca for shopping addicts, with a range of unique items for tourists of all budgets. But what are the best Japanese souvenirs to take home? Here we look at the best ways to spend your yen. Ceramics are one of Japan’s oldest art forms, so a tea ceremony bowl or glazed vase […]

No matter how good of an idea the bronze mini Eiffel Tower or the mass-produced oil painting of the Leaning Tower of Pisa may seem at the time, you’ll most likely ending up stowing it away in a closet as soon as you get home from your trip. That’s not to say that one should never purchase a souvenir while traveling, it’s just that the money spent on souvenirs can usually be better spent elsewhere.