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5 Souvenirs to Bring Home Aside from Magnets

Time to up your travel keepsakes game

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We love buying souvenirs for a good number of reasons. First, we'd like to bring home a piece of the place we visited and second, we'd love to be transported back to the same place once again just with the sight of the magnet or a tiny keychain. However, aside from these cute little tokens, you may want to bring back something that you'd most likely use at home.

Drop by the shopping areas where locals go and when you spot a piece that you like—may it be a painting, a blanket, or a small decor piece—imagine how it would look like with the rest of your interiors. This is key in putting together a rather unique and special home. If your souvenirs already have a place in your home, the less likely it would turn into clutter. The best part about this kind of shopping? You get to support local talent and businesses, too.

Main photos: Dairy Darilag (Pinto Art Museum) and The Prop Dispensary.

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