Traveller's Playing Cards
This deck is suitable for any of the traditional uses – games, tricks, a solo round of patience – but each of the 54 cards (four complete suits and two jokers) also doubles as your own personal translator, with a commonly used phrase along with its French and Spanish equivalent.
Measures approx.: 2.5" L x 3.25" H.
These playing cards evoke an earlier, less stressful era of travel but uses phrases handy for the 21st century traveler: Where can I charge my phone? Do you have wifi? Where’s the nearest ATM? Do you mind if I take a photo?
Herb Lester was started in 2010, making simple folded guides to the cities they love. They still publish these guides, and have gone on to expand their range, publishing books and a selection of products: notepads from fictional hotels; mini menu translators; playing cards with useful phrases for travelers; tear-resistant luggage tags. It’s their intention to have a distinctive voice and follow their interests rather than respond to passing fashions. Everything they include in their guides and everything they do is because they like it and think their readers will too.