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Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean
From October to April, the shops are open from 8:00 to 18:00 (break from 13:00 to 15:00), and on Wednesdays and Saturdays after lunch they close completely. On Sundays, shops usually do not work.
Wines and liqueurs are being brought from Cyprus, the Commandaria sweet wine (or Namas wine), which is better to buy at Troodos Monastery in Kykkos, handmade lace and silver, paintings, leather goods, expensive jewelry of the original design, fur coats.
For lovers of culinary delights, you can bring from Cyprus Cyprus gollum cheese (convenient for transportation), Cypriot sweets (Turkish delight, halva, suzukos – almond grains in grape syrup, etc.).
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Arab Republic of Egypt, or just Egypt
ABOUT EGYPT HOTELS
In Egypt, there are hotels of many famous world chains, such as Hilton, Oberoi, Melia. True, the presence of the stars of their roofs does not guarantee the quality service of the declared level, as in the whole civilized world. Almost any hotel in the resort area of the Red Sea can safely take away one star, since they still do not reach their category.
You should also understand that the All inclusive food system in different Egyptian hotels can differ very, very radically, so it’s better to clarify the details by purchasing the tour.
Hotels below 3 * in Egypt should not even be considered. There are decent treshki, but they are few and need to be known “by face”: it is better to discard unverified options for three-star hotels right away. Continue reading
Greenland or Qalallit Nunaat
Shops in the cities. In Greenland, a wide range of products can be found in the supermarket. Since almost all, with the exception of fish and some meat products, are imported to Greenland either by ship or by plane, therefore prices are higher than in Europe. Alcohol, tobacco, fresh fruits and vegetables, and dairy products are also expensive products in Greenland.
Shopping in settlements. In localities, the choice of goods in stores is somewhat limited. The more residents in the settlement, the greater the choice. On the other hand, you can always buy fresh fish, lamb and meat at affordable prices. In cities and towns, souvenirs are sold in stores, but they are not as high-quality as souvenirs sold in souvenir stores. Continue reading