They hound you to death worse than any other country. Not their fault but, not for me....I love to haggle with anyone but, this was just too much for me
The Medina is full of small traditionally Tunisian stalls, shops and restaurants (Steak Houses) were you can have a pleasant afternoon or evening meal (Six people steak meals with all the trimmings and drinks came to 140 dinars plus 10% tip 154 dinar (2.6 dinar to the £ roughly £60) and was excellent, buy your gifts or designer goods (copies).... More
The medina was an interesting experience. We were greeted by the traders' best impressions of Eastenders market traders yelling, "ave a butchers", "cheap as chips", "asda price"! They also all seemed to have a brother/ uncle/ cousin living in the UK, working on the Morrisons fish counter! We went when it was quite quiet so probably attracted more attention than... More
It was bright & spacious so very easy to do a spot of shopping without too much hassle . There was plenty of fun banter with the shop owners . My son got a henna tattoo done there we were lucky if it lasted a week rather than the 3 we were told it would .
If you dont like hassling when you go on holiday do not go to the Meinda's. Couldnt event get camera out as they were following us until the next shop and they would do the same and so on and so on. Would never go back to Tunisia just for this reason! Luckily it was just hubby and myself, would... More
Don't go near this place!!!! Everyone is out to rip you off! We stayed in jasmine hammamet for 11 nights - every time we left the hotel there were men waiting outside pretending to know us as they worked in the hotel. Coincidentally its their "day off". Trying to befriend you and drag you to the Medina where every single... More
The Medina is a wonderful place to visit. the little souks encased within the walls are wonderful and a maze to work through. Be careful as most men approach you telling you they are waiters from the hotel you are in and try to lead you to specific shops to buy from. They can become bothersome and one has to... More
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