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Leaning Tower of Pisa boxer shorts, canned fog from San Francisco, an ashtray in the shape of a toilet ... no matter where you go in the world, there's one thing you're almost guaranteed to see: souvenir tat, as travel writer Doug Lansky documents in his website crapsouvenirs.com. Some of them are so bad, they're good; most are just plain wrong. What's the tackiest trinket you've come across on your travels? Perhaps it now has pride of place on your mantelpiece? Or maybe you're on holiday now and have spotted a particularly tasteless gift on a market stall. Either way, we want photographic evidence. This is the group to celebrate your favourite naff souvenirs.

Please make sure you caption your photo, telling us a little bit about the souvenir, where you saw it/bought it, why you've chosen it and explaining, if necessary, what it is.

We'll feature some of our favourite pictures from the group in a gallery on guardian.co.uk and maybe in other formats, e.g. our newspapers. (By adding pictures to the group, you agree to let us do this.) By posting your pictures here you a) acknowledge that you have created the pictures or have permission to do so; and b) grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, free licence to publish your pictures as described. Copyright resides with you and you may reuse your pictures however you wish. You will be credited and paid if we make other uses of your pictures.

Group Rules

Leaning Tower of Pisa boxer shorts, canned fog from San Francisco, an ashtray in the shape of a toilet ... no matter where you go in the world, there's one thing you're almost guaranteed to see: souvenir tat. What's the tackiest trinket you've come across on your travels? Perhaps it now has pride of place on your mantelpiece? Or maybe you're on holiday now and have spotted a particularly tasteless gift on a market stall. Either way, we want photographic evidence. This is the group to celebrate your favourite naff souvenirs.

Please make sure you caption your photo, telling us a little bit about the souvenir, explaining, if necessary, what it is, where you saw it/bought it, and why you've chosen it.

We'll feature some of our favourite pictures from the group on a gallery on guardian.co.uk and maybe in other formats, e.g. our newspapers (By adding pictures to the group, you agree to let us do this.) By posting your pictures here you a) acknowledge that you have created the pictures or have permission to do so; and b) grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, free licence to publish your pictures as described. Copyright resides with you and you may reuse your pictures however you wish. You will be credited and paid if we make other uses of your pictures.

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  • Accepted content types: Photos, Images
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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