There are a little less than two months left before the New Year, and we are already looking forward to getting ready: we are making plans for the holidays, we are thinking about presents … But what is it – holiday fever is marching around the planet.
Sunday – working day
From November 1 to the end of December, Finnish shops, contrary to their usual routines, operate on Sundays. According to the pre-Christmas schedule, on the seventh day of the week, Finland’s stores will be open from 12:00 to 21:00, except November 8 (Father’s Day) and December 6 (Independence Day).
The theme of the shops on Sundays is one of the most pressing for the Finnish – and not only – the public. By the end of 2009, a law is expected to be passed, according to which stores can, if desired, serve customers on weekends all year round, and small stores with a sales area of no more than 400 square meters – even around the clock. Continue reading
Zanzibar is an island and at the same time the name of the whole archipelago in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa. It is located only 35 kilometers from the mainland. The resort has a lot of advantages: a very rich cultural heritage of their ancestors, the cleanest ocean, animal diversity. All the best beaches are arranged in the south and southeast of Zanzibar, and nightlife and entertainment prevail in the northern part. The capital of the entire archipelago is the city of Stone Town.
Just a few decades ago, young romantic tourists came here with backpacks and tents, lived in unity with nature. And now, right next to the coast, hotels have been built and hotels from three stars and above. But the youth’s romantic mood did not go away, so the area for wild relaxation remained in the very north of the island. Continue reading