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Souvenir Snapshot: Hollywood Gum from France

Hollywood Gum: a Souvenir from France Inspired by a Souvenir from America You might find yourself doing a double take if you walk past this colorful pack of gum– with the very un-french “Hollywood” emblazoned across the front– in a Parisian market. France developed a taste for American chewing gum during World War II, with […]

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Top 31 French Supermarket Souvenirs to Buy at Monoprix

Monoprix: Cheap Souvenirs in the Heart of Paris, France I’ve been hearing about the wonders of Monoprix in France long before I started this website. Everyone from fashion editors to in-the-know travelers raved about scouring Monoprix for downright cheap inexpensive French souvenirs. But while the bargains are fun, I wanted to see a Monoprix mostly […]

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DIY Tips on How to Make your Frugal Supermarket Souvenirs Gift-Worthy

Our DIY Guide to Making your own Frugal Gifts with Souvenirs from Foreign Supermarkets I love shopping foreign supermarkets for souvenirs to bring back home. Who can resist the aisles packed with colorful jars of jam, cookie boxes and candy bars, with flavors I’ve never heard of and sometimes in languages I can’t understand. The […]

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