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Preparing your trip to Dresden: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Dresden mit Frauenkirche 1. Flowers and souvenirs are a good choice for presents to local people. By the way, it’s absolutely normal to give flowers to men. Wine is another wonderful gift. However, other hard liquors are not very welcome.
2. Residents of Dresden go to bed very early and wake up early too. Therefore, do not make noise after 21.00 in hotel rooms and apartments.
3. The best time for phone calls is from 7 am to 9 pm. It’s also recommended not to disturb local residents with phone calls on Saturday night.
4. You should behave very quietly on the streets of Dresden. It’s better to avoid active gestures and loud talk. In Dresden freedom is given to children only - they can have fun and play in any suitable location.
5. The locals refer to unfamiliar people by their last name only, so it’s important to call your full name during the acquaintance. Name only is used only between close friends and relatives. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Local people are very punctual, so being late for a meeting can be considered as disrespect. Explanations and excuses will be accepted with great difficulty.
7. Dresden motorists strictly comply with all traffic rules, so you should absolutely not cross the road in the wrong place or ignore the signs – such violations are likely to cause heavy fines.
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8. The amount of tips in local cafes and restaurants is 5 - 10% of the bill. You can also leave tips to taxi drivers and hotel employees. The tips of 1 - 3 Euros will be enough.
9. Travelers are encouraged to visit Dresden during national holidays and festivals. On these days many interesting events, fairs and sales take place in the city.
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Germany: travelling advices

11. Most of the museums in Germany are closed on Mondays. However, on Tuesday and Wednesday, they wait for visitors until late in the evening.
12. Germans are very friendly and well-disposed towards travelers. They will readily tell the way or help with advice. However, it is important to follow the rules of communication. You need to address Herr to a man or Frau to a woman. Moreover, in Germany it is customary to refer to each other by surnames.
13. The Germans have a very specific sense of humor, so it's better not to joke with them. They can take jokes literally, which will lead to an awkward situation.
14. Each city of Germany has telephone booths, which tourists can use to call anywhere in the world. For convenience, telephone directories lie nearby. You can pay for the service by coins, telephone or bank cards. … Open
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Travelling to Dresden - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Dresden. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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