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I found the Deira Spice Souk very interesting. It's an easy metro ride from the airport. I considered picking up some gifts there for family, but ended up not doing so. If you have cooks in your family they might appreciate some of the unique spices offered here.


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The LOC expressly prohibits obtaining a library card as a souvenir. So the strictest answer to your question is: You can't. However, it's fairly easy to fudge, if you're either dishonest and say your intended purpose is to do research. Or, my preferred method: Actually spend some time doing some research! I spent an hour or two researching George ...


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I thought I would complement this answer that is already quite good! The Deira Spice Souk is obviously an inescapable area in Dubai. You'll find there all you need to cook almost anything. Then, as you said in your original message, dates are really good there. Another thing that is typical of the area is the honey and especially the Yemeni honey. You can ...


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While I couldn't locate any permanent shops online, there's one event where you can certainly get a lantern: Seoul Lantern Festival. It's an annual festival held every November in Seoul. The official website lists prices for many different kinds of lanterns: Rectangular lanterns: KRW 15,000 / Hanji lantern (3 types): KRW 10,000 / Color lanterns: KRW 5,...


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I can't speak to the Library of Congress but from experience, the British Library has a similar system - you can preregister online or turn up in person, in which case you fill out more or less the same registration form on a terminal in the reader registration office before going through the same interview and approval process. (Worth noting in passing - ...


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Maple syrup (or maple candies) is always a winner. Cheese can also be a good choice (needs to be vacuum sealed). Smoked salmon (buy frozen and wrapped in cloth in your checked-in bags). Wild rice is really nice. ...


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I think you wish an stamp with somehow "official" meaning. It's not so easy to get such a official stamp in the form of Heraldry (Coat of Arms), as normally such kind of stamps have serious official meaning. As my own experience, you can get a official tourist stamp in every tourist centres, with the logo of the city tourist authorities. I used to do it a ...


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Although not technically an online tool, ITN Converter allows you create precise itineraries following roads traced on top of maps from Google Maps. With ITN converter you can create journeys and way-points to be uploaded in satellite navigation systems, as well as exportable Google Maps journeys. You can do all of this via the Editor feature: I don't ...



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