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Why I Never Buy Sunscreen in the US

European Sunscreen– the Most Useful Souvenir? Sunscreen is bulky, messy, and not particularly interesting, so you may be wondering why I would suggest picking up some tubes on your next vacation outside the US. It’s simple– the sunscreens available in Europe, Japan, Australia and many other parts of the world blow our sunscreen away. Foreign […]

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Azulejos in Lisbon, Portugal: Souvenir shopping antique tiles at bargain prices

Azulejos– the Colors of Portugal In some cities, great art is hidden away in its museums and cathedrals.  But In Lisbon, great art is out in the open for all to enjoy–  just walk through Lisbon’s winding streets and look all around you at the facades of colorfully tiled buildings. (more…)

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