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Hurghada. Mosque Going on vacation in Hurghada, it would be wise to get familiar with intricacies of the local culture. Travelers should pay special attention to the fact that certain aspects of behavior are different from those in a number of European countries. Paying the seller at the market or in the store, it’s worth to thank only after you have taken the change. If you say ‘thank you,’ before change appears, it will be treated as a desire to leave a tip, so the seller won’t give away the change. It should be noted that it is customary to leave a tip literally everywhere; the sum is generally about 5-10 % of services rendered.
The Felfela that is one of the most popular restaurants in Hurghada is situated on the scenic coast. Spacious panoramic terraces at different levels, as well as secluded relaxation area with … Open
Those who expect to make new friends and interact with local business partners should remember that a man always has a priority comparing to a woman. According to local rules of etiquette, a man should be presented to a group first. To show respect to new acquaintances, you should definitely say ‘Fours Said,’ which means ‘Nice to meet you.’
Tourists who visit the city on business matters should not rush into discussion of critical business issues. Townspeople are used to make decisions slowly and don’t differ with punctuality. Business partners may be late for an appointment with no explanation or apology from them. This attitude shouldn’t be regarded as contempt, as it is just one of many features of the national mentality. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Hurghada offers many interesting landmarks to visit; the most attractive tourist object remains the Karnak temple. The name of the attractions can be misleading. The fact is that church in … Open
Vacationers can see that even strangers here greet each other. Going to the store or another public place, you should definitely greet all those present, as those are rules of the local etiquette.

Tourists shouldn’t forget about basic rules of conduct; you mustn’t make a noise in public places or appear drunk on the street, as it is considered a serious offense. Not all local restaurants serve alcoholic beverages; spirits sale and distribution is severely restricted. Choose high-necked clothes of neutral tones for walking. Bathing suits and colorful dresses have to be worn in the hotel only. They are appropriate for the beach, but not for busy city streets.
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National traditions of Egypt

An Egyptian man is the head of the family. He maintains his wife and children, being responsible for their well-being. In their spare time, Egyptians watch football in male company, leaving their houses and gathering in sports bars on days of important matches. Most women are housewives who do the housework, watch TV and receive guests. Residents of Egypt like to visit each other late at night, and often sit up till midnight. Masters of the house offer their guests light snacks and refreshments, tea or coffee with sweets. Invited foreigners are served national dishes, the refuse from which is impolite. The meal is accompanied by lively conversations and jokes. … Open
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Traveling in Norway: the Best Places to See During a Short Getaway

If you plan to stay in Norway only for several days, do not limit yourself to the capital. Hotels in Oslo are quite expensive but it is still better to book a hotel located close to the city center. Most tourists start their journey in Norway with Oslo as the biggest airport in the country is located in the capital. The capital’s major attractions include the Oslo Opera House, the Royal Palace, the National Museum, the Munch Museum, Grand Hotel, Parliament building, and Karl Johaus Gate Road. Visit the Munch Museum to see famous “The Scream” painting and then move to Aker Brygge harbor – most tourists come here to take pictures of old ships. Finally, the Grünerløkka neighborhood is a trendy place for everyone who likes partying at night or visiting cute vintage shops in the daytime. Read this

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Traditions and festivals in cities around Hurghada

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Hurghada. Learn the best periods to visit Hurghada to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Hurghada.
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