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24 good luck charms from around the world


It takes a lot of luck to make it through a trip abroad without any anxiety-inducing hiccups, so we can’t blame you for wanting to have a good luck charm with you. But which charm should you choose? In the Middle East, a Hamsa necklace is a useful tool for warding off the evil eye, while a Maneki Neko cat might be a good companion for a business trip in Japan (they bring prosperity). Check out this infographic from Invaluable to find out which lucky charm you should bring with you on your next trip across national borders.