Category Archives: Souvenir

Memento Monday: Loqi Shopping Bag featuring Gustav Klimt

This souvenir is a gift from my work friend, Holly, who went to Spain a few months ago. I requested her to get me the souvenir that got away which I posted about previously. While she couldn’t get the exact … Continue reading

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Memento Monday: Roma Tote Bag

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I have a weakness for bags, so when I saw this tote bag at a souvenir store in Rome, I bought it! With the Colosseum print on it, and the word ROMA in huge letters across it, there is no … Continue reading

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Memento Monday: Personalized Smartphone Case

How about a personalized smartphone case using photos you have taken yourself for a souvenir? I got this from shutterfly.com for 40% off! The site has many design options to choose from. It’s fun browsing among the designs and choosing … Continue reading

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Memento Monday: Travel Journal

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Hubby and I are in San Francisco, and our first stop was the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. While browsing through the Visitor Center at the Presidio, I saw a Travel Journal that features travel quotes.Flipping through the pages, I … Continue reading

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Memento Monday: Olalla Gambin Crossbody 

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A year ago, I shared about the souvenir that got away. It was a crossbody bag depicting Gustav Klimt’s painting, The Tree of Life. We were at a souvenir shop in Madrid, and I saw this crossbody which captured my … Continue reading

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Memento Monday: Thunder Glass Barometer 

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This captured my interest while browsing through the gift shop at the Charles Pinckney (signer of Declaration of Independence) National Historic Site in South Carolina. It’s a barometer! The fluid rises and lowers in the spout according to the changes … Continue reading

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Passport 

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Today’s Word Press single word prompt is passport. My husband is on his 3rd, that is, his 3rd Passport to the National Parks. What is the Passport to National Parks? The Passport is a book that lists the United States’ … Continue reading

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Memento Monday: Prayer Plaque with Rosary 

This was all I wanted for my Assisi souvenir. It’s such a beautiful prayer. It shows Saint Francis’ altruistic soul. I’m praying I’d be graced with even just a bit. 🙂

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Memento Monday: Murano Millefiori Pendant 

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Murano glass is named as such because they come from the Venetian Island of Murano. At least, the authentic ones do.  Basic Murano glass is colorless. How then do pendants like this obtain its color? Glassmakers add minerals such as … Continue reading

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Memento Monday: Murano Glass Earrings 

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Murano glass is hand-made glass from the Island of Murano in Venice. When one buys Murano glass from elsewhere, one can’t really be sure it’s really Murano glass as there are plenty of imitations. About 45% imitation Murano glass has … Continue reading

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