Posts in the category "Souvenirs":

New airport trading cards: Orlando & John Wayne

Orlando International Airport (MCO) and John Wayne Airport (SNA) have joined the list of airports with their own trading cards.

Want to add these to your collection?

All this week, which is National Travel and Tourism Week, JWA’s Customer Relations Assistants and “red coat” Ambassadors are handing out the new trading cards in the Riley Terminal.  After that, the cards will be available at the Information Booths in all three baggage claim areas.

In Orlando, the cards are available at all third-level information booths.

Trading Card OIA MCO Card Layout.cdr

MCO trading card back


Souvenir Sunday at Cleveland Hopkins Airport

It’s Souvenir Sunday – the day we take a moment to look at the fun, inexpensive, locally themed items you can find when you’re stuck at the airport.

This week’s treats come from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport , where they celebrate the Buckeyes with this cute bear –

buckeyes bear

And where passengers can pick up some squeezable bottles of regionally popular mustard:

Stadium Mustard

Bertman Mustard

Souvenir Sunday is a regular feature here at, so if you spot a fun, locally-themed item for sale at an airport, please snap a photo of it and send it along. If your souvenir is featured, we’ll send you a cool travel-themed souvenir.

Souvenir Sunday: Cleveland

It’s Souvenir Sunday – the day we take a look at some of the inexpensive things you can find when you’re stuck at the airport.

Today’s souvenir comes from Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, which is the home of the International Women’s Air & Space Museum and its well-stocked souvenir shop.


Womens air and space Women's Air and Space





Souvenir Sunday: Kit Kats at Narita Airport

Narita Kit Kat

Welcome to Souvenir Sunday, the day we take a look at some of the fun, locally-themed and inexpensive items you can buy when you’re stuck at the airport.

This week: Kit Kats picked up on a very short layover at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport.

Wildly popular in Japan (where Nestle has a Kit Kat boutique), Kit Kats are available in dozens of unusual flavors in addition to the three – wasabi, hot Japanese chile and rum raisin – that we picked up at the airport.

Souvenir Sunday: travels with Jumbo


Found this souvenir postcard of “Jumbo” – an animal produced by cross-breeding an American bison with beef cattle.

These days they call that a beefalo. But back in 1929, when Jumbo was born, he was dubbed a catalo.

According to the promotional blurb on the envelope sold with this postcard, catalo held the promise of being a larger, superior breed of livestock.

Among the advantages:

“Longer life span, resist T.B and Blackleg, dress a greater percent of higher-priced cuts of beef, bear valuable fur, and the cows give good, rich milk and require no shelter in very cold climate.”

To spread the word and raise money to develop the new breed, in 1935 L.C. Wilson of Colville, Washington hooked 1,200-pound Jumbo up to a covered wagon and together they visited 23 states and traveled over 10,000 miles around the country, traveling at the rate of 2 miles per hour and an average of 10 or 15 miles a day.

No word if Wilson’s wife identified went along for the ride.

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