travel tips

» Posts tagged "travel tips"

Cape Town – The Mother City

Listed as one of the top destinations to visit in 2014, Cape Town, also known as Mother City, is a fascinating city. This South African city is the most visited in the country, which has to do with i’t beautiful mountains, the sea, climate and the great food and culture. With some of the best sightseeing […]

Budapest – Vibrant and Dynamic Buda and Pest

One of the most striking metropolitan cities of Europe is the Hungarian capital, Budapest. In the 19th century, the hilly western Buda and wide eastern pest, separated by the Danube, unified into the rapidly developing city. Budapest’s youthful thriving culture, history and natural beauty will capture every traveller’s interest. The city’s thermal baths, grand churches, […]

Punctuality in Venezuela

“Better to be late than never” is common saying in Venezuela when it comes to punctuality. Being early or on time can even be viewed as rude. It’s recommended that you arrive later than the requested time when invited to someone’s home or else you may seem too eager or even greedy. Be punctual for business meetings, […]

Chewing gum in Singapore

Singapore prohibits the sale of chewing gum due to the amount of litter it produces. Authorities found large amounts also being stuck in subway stations, chairs, tables, lifts and other public areas . It is even illegal to chew gum while riding on Singapore’s Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system.

Number of Flowers Poland and Russia

Always make sure to count the number of flowers you give someone when in Russia or Poland. Even number of flowers symbolize death and are a funeral custom.

Koh Samui, the perfect island getaway

One of the most beautiful places to visit in Thailand is the island of Koh Samui, with much beauty and charm. Although Koh Samui has been under great development and tourism in the past few years, time spent on a motorbike or in a car exploring, can lead you to Samui’s amazing unspoilt and undeveloped areas. One of […]

France Breathalyzer Rule

Drivers are legally required to carry a portable Breathalyzer in their vehicle when in France. This does include tourists who drive in from other countries. If you are caught driving without two single use breathalyzers or one re-useable one, you will be fined 11 Euros on the spot

Drinking etiquette in Armenia

Pouring and emptying the last of a bottle into someone’s glass obliges that person to buy the next bottle in Armenia. 

Go to the sauna in Finland

Saunas are the preferred way to relax and socialize in Finland. Family gatherings or even business meeting can be followed up with an invite to let off some steam in a local sauna.  There are more than 1 Sauna for every 3 people in Finland (over two million). That’s more Saunas than cars. It is […]

Don’t insult chef in Portugal

In Portugal, if you ask for salt and pepper, ketchup or any seasoning to be added to your food, you are insulting the chef.  Taste your food before seasoning it.  

12
QR Code Business Card