Boutiques and shopping centers start operating not later than at 10 a.m. and continue their work till 7-8 p.m. Large shopping centers may stay open till 10 p.m. Usual day off is considered to be Sunday.
The tips in the restaurant make up to 10% of the total order amount. In the upscale restaurants the tips can be counted in the total sum of the order, but in this case a small cash award should be added to the total sum of the order all the same. Reasonable sum of tips for a taxi driver, porter and hotel maid is 1-5USD.
The mains voltage is 110V, all the hotels and inns are equipped with European standard power sockets. Connectors and adapters may be demanded on the reception or be bought in advance in specialized stores.
Setting out to the speciality restaurant the travelers who are unfamiliar with the peculiarities of local cuisine should take into account some sufficient facts. One should better give preference to heat treated dishes. On ordering a cup of coffee or refreshing drink one should inquire which water is used for the preparation of the drink. The tapwater is not desirable for tourists.
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