He continued: “My favourite souvenir is a Somalian diplomatic passport which is in my own name with my photograph in it.
“I bought it for $80 from a man called Mr Big Beard in Mogadishu market.”
Simon joked: “I mean that is a solid souvenir. It’s expired now so sadly I can’t use it anymore.”
The father-of-one also dished on the weird and wonderful cuisines he has tried, and sometimes endured, while filming abroad.