Questions tagged [local-customs]

Something normal at home may be unusual or strange in another country, and vice versa. What's different and how to avoid problems.

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What do Italians call the striped doorway curtains seen commonly in Burano and elsewhere?

Is there an Italian name for the doorway curtains found especially in towns in the Venice lagoon, such as Burano? How would a local go about purchasing these?
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Transitting through Spanish Airport-customs rules

I will be arriving to Barcelona on a flight from the US. 22 hours later I will have to catch my flight to Russia from Barcelona. I have a question regarding my imported goods then. I am in transit ...
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Buy smartphone in US while visiting, fees in Europe

If I buy a smartphone ~700 USD from New York while travelling and come back to Greece, will there be fees while entering the country? The same phone costs about 1000 USD in Greece i am guessing from ...