Sunday, December 28, 2008

M&M Statue of Liberty

Here are some souvenirs from the M&M Store on Times Square. It's a favorite among tourists, especially those under the age of 10.

So what kind of souvenirs do you usually buy when you are traveling out of town?

21 comments:

Alexa said...

Great shot, Ming! I didn't even know this place exists. I tend not to buy souvenirs—unless it's an Eiffel Tower (I collect them). I do press flowers, and collect odd bits of ephemera (like a few fibers from the rope that's used to tie up the vaporettos in Venice. (And I shouldn't admit it, but I've also been known to pilfer a nice colorful cloth napkin from time to time.

valeria said...

I don't like souvenirs, normally. I surely buy postcards and typical products, like special food or handcrafts.
But there are a couple of things with the town name written on them that I might buy: mugs and magnets for the fridge door!

missy said...

Why didn't I see this store!! Damn it!
I collect shot glasses when I go away on holiday, so far building up quite a collection.

Anonymous said...

How on earth did you find this store. I missed it in Times Square. Great shot Ming.
I've been looking at the fancy, light-up 2009 glasses in every souvenir shop in Times Square.

Doris

Linda Ball said...

I like to buy souvenir tea towels, especially those packed with info like ones with maps of the city or shields or flags of all the subordinate districts (counties, cantons, etc.) in a country. I also like dramatic ones (QEII covering length of towel, e.g.). I have a map of Florence, one with South African birds, the QEII, a Haggis recipe, the areas of Scotland, etc. Then I use them everyday to wipe dishes and clean up the kitchen and wash them until they are rags. Everyday I'm doing a chore with them I think of being somewhere I enjoyed.

Ken Mac said...

i just wanna eat these lil fellers..

L.Shaw said...

We don't do much traveling, but when we do I like to buy a piece of jewelry as a memento.

Peter Fristedt said...

Oh M'God! Mixed feelings here: "too much junk in this world" and "ahh, they are so cute".

Sharon said...

This would most likely not go home with me however, I do confess to buying one of those Statue of Liberty lighters once a while back.

T said...

those are very cute.

for me, i always send postcards.

nice having dinner with you last night and to finally meet.

Sterl the Pearl's Daily Pics of Boulder said...

Good stuff! i purposefully avoided this place with my 3 yr old on our recent trip!

Lulubelle B said...

Almost makes me wish I was still collecting kitchy Statues of Liberty. I had a Bugs Bunny bank from the Warner Bros store and a Minnie Mouse from the Disney store. This would've fit right in.

marley said...

These are cool! They appeal to the boy in me!

Shionge said...

M&M in assorted colours preferably with nuts kekekekek...

Anonymous said...

green m & m's, eh?

Todd HellsKitchen said...

Oh... I've been there!

Keropok Man said...

I always get Clay Fridge magnets! I have a whole collection from different places ;-)

Gecko said...

COOOL!!!!

*cough* down kid!

Awsome! There's a whole store about M&Ms?

Alan said...

I usually get a shot glass...preferably from Hard Rock And I get a magnet for my wife, but this trip I think I am going to get one of those M&M Lady Liberty's!

nanfei87 said...

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J.C. said...

I love to collect fridge magnets and T-shirts!