Celebrating Christmas Travel Traditions

Maine Christmas

Everyone has their own travel souvenir traditions, and our family is no different. I’m reminded of our tradition every Christmas when I look at our tree in the living room. Since my wife and I were on our honeymoon to Jamaica in 1999, we’ve bought ornaments for our Christmas tree from many of our travel destinations. Here are a few favorites, a little about the trips and what makes them part of our special Christmas travel traditions.

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Christmas Travel Wish List

Giverny, France

Christmas is a week away, and if you’re like me, you have plenty of shopping remaining. I’m not much for the latest gadgets or new trends. I drive a 10-year-old car, half of my clothing comes from thrift shops, I refuse to replace my 3-year-old iPhone even though the home button barely functions, and I’m OK watching my old-school big-screen TV that can only be seen when sitting way back from it. So let’s be clear: I’m not the person to offer advice on the “top five gifts of 2013.” Some people might call me cheap. What I can provide assistance with, however, is fulfilling a Christmas travel wish list. If you are looking for a gift for someone who loves to travel, maybe these ideas can help you fulfill an awesome Christmas travel wish list, even if it’s one that hasn’t been written down or requested.

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