Tag Archives: souvenir

Airline Safety Cards

Note: With two notable exceptions below, I almost always ask one of the flight crew if I can take an airline safety card. Do I really want to take an airline safety card as a souvenir?  They’re typically cooped up … Continue reading

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How to Get A Unique Souvenir from Japan Railways

I was never really interested in train travel until visiting Japan.  It might have to do with a combination of uniformly unpleasant experiences riding Amtrak, the primary passenger service in the US, and wanting to be squeezed into a train … Continue reading

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When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Can’t Go

Uh oh, here’s a touchy subject.  So as to spare you all your mental anguish of the day, I’ll keep links to a minimum.  Instead, you’ll have to rely on the equally dubious concept known as imagination.  What do I … Continue reading

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