The World's Strangest Souvenirs
Why It's Unique: This puts those old tequila worms to shame. These bottles of—well, let's just say elixir—include a pickled snake, often a cobra, coiled inside. The alcohol, experts say, neutralizes the venom. Like many colorful Asian delicacies, this one supposedly has painkilling or Viagra-like benefits, depending on whom you ask.
Where to Find It: In markets, especially in Snake Village outside Hanoi.
Cost: About $25.
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