Israel or the State of Israel - a state in southwest Asia
SHOPPING The range in Israeli stores is very wide. The choice of clothes is worse than in Europe. Audio, video and electrical equipment in Israel is unprofitable to buy. In…

Continue reading →

China (China) - a state in East Asia
SHOPPING In large government stores and food shops prices are fixed. Bargaining is possible and necessary in the markets, in most private shops, in street trays and even in some…

...

more decent hotels

Jordan is an Arab country in the Middle East.

SHOPPING
From Jordan, you can bring Madaban wicker rugs, bottles of colored sand from Petra (they are best bought in Petra itself), souvenirs from the olive tree, ceramics and copper ware, jewelry, Bedouin jewelry made of black silver and much more. Jordanian cosmetics based on products from the Dead Sea is also very popular.
Unbelievable, but true: the traditional “Eastern” bargaining in Jordan is almost absent. Prices, if they drop, it is not much, and mostly Bedouin boys selling souvenirs in Petra. In shops and shops, sellers behave extremely cautiously and politely, but always with dignity: no one allows himself to grasp the sleeves and other attributes of Middle Eastern malls. Continue reading

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

THAILAND
HOTELS, GESTHOUSES AND ACCOMMODATION In Thailand, it is not accepted to classify hotels as stars. Although the Russian tour operators assign them, starting from personal opinions and ideas. Most hotels…

Continue reading →

Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean
SHOPPING 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,…

...