Top Three Passport Stamps From Around The World

May 15, 2018

Your passport is your ticket for easy travel both domestically and internationally. Begin your passport application with plenty of time before your dates of intended travel, if you do not yet have one. Passports have long made experiencing new cultures an exciting reality and the more you travel, the more awesome souvenirs you are able to acquire. Many people see passport stamps as unforgettable keepsakes to remind them of their exciting memories of travels abroad. Three of the most exciting stamps from around the world include:

Greenland

Greenland is part of North America with just 50,000 inhabitants and located in the kingdom of Denmark. Greenland is remarkably beautiful with both snow and ice landscapes. Known by National Geographic as the “ground zero” of global warming, you can run into some pretty drastic temperature changes while visiting. With varying activities to do in Greenland, such as watching the Northern Lights, diving, snowboarding, sitting in some natural hot springs, and taking a cruise; the latter is probably best option, but make sure to find yourself a good cruise deal. This passport stamp will be one you can surely brag over. With very few visitors each year, you will be able to get several “cool points” when you mentioned you have made it over. When landing in Greenland, you will get a stamp with the city you have arrived in, as well as the date. Some Greenland passport stamps will be embossed with the Danish crown as well. The easiest way to travel to Greenland is by taking an Air Iceland flight from Reykjavik, Iceland, to Kulusuk, Greenland. The trip will take around two hours.

Republic of San Marino

San Marino is officially part of Italy and is comprised of a 24 square mile landmass entirely enclosed by Italy. Founded in September 301, San Marino is self-proclaimed to being the oldest sovereign state and constitutional republic in the world. San Marino has an open-border settlement with Italy, which allows visitors to enter and exit the landmass freely. Although, there is no particular border regulations, visitors are still able to get a stamp in their passports. Shopping in San Marino is tax-free and the landscapes surrounding the country are absolutely breathtaking. There are neat local traditions like the changing of the guard at the Piazza della Libertà that will allow you to get a feel for the local culture. Visiting San Marino is pretty rare and so adding this passport stamp to your collection will mean you’ll have a host of unique stories to share.

Easter Island (Chile)

Easter Island Stamp
When flying into Easter Island, you will not be able to get your passport stamped at the airport or at a border. However, if you just stop into the local post office (there are not a lot on the island), you will be able to get an extraordinary memento Easter Island passport stamp. The stamp boasts images of the mysterious Moai heads, which are sure to stand out in your passport. Easter Island, also known as Rapa Nui, can be found 2,182 miles away from the coast of Chile. Known for being one of the most obscure destinations in the world, Easter Island is definitely not your most commercial destination. The Island is most known and famous for its Moai heads, which were left behind mysteriously by the original people on the island. Although, the passport stamp itself is not that exciting, having proof that you have been to one of the coolest places off the beaten path will never get old.

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