x Abu Dhabi, UAE Thursday 20 July 2017

Bring me back some?

Going anywhere for the summer? Then you are likely to get a shopping list of requests from different nationalities for items that are either hard or impossible to find in the UAE.

Going anywhere for the summer? Then you are likely to get a shopping list of requests from different nationalities for items that are either hard or impossible to find in the UAE. We polled people for their lists: match the pictured items to the country they come from.


? Laura Mercier make-up: It's not just sought after by Americans, but by British and Canadian fans, too. ? York Peppermint Patty: A popular Hershey's treat. ? Hanes socks: Unparalleled softness and value for money. ? Aveeno facial lotion: Most dermatologists recommend this cheap but effective drugstore brand. ? Nat Sherman cigarettes: Made of pure tobacco, with no additives or chemicals, and an exquisite taste. ? Frosted Mini-Wheats cereal: Weetabix is too soggy to compare. ? Kool-Aid: A colourful juice drink that's the ultimate refresher.

? NeoCitran and Cold-FX: If you can't have your mum around when you have the flu, then only these Canadian cold remedies will do. ? Gravol: A sought-after brand for nausea and dizziness. ? Coffee Crisp: Nestlé's coffee-flavoured chocolate wafer bar was created in Canada.

? Bonds: Chesties, hoodies, tanks and underwear, this basic clothing line is a wardrobe staple. ? T2 teas: Boutique tea manufacturers offer up the largest range of fragrant teas nationwide. ? Cherry Ripe: Australia's oldest chocolate bar dates back to 1924; a delicious mix of cherries and coconut covered in dark chocolate.

? Wine gums: Nothing to do with wine, but chewy jellylike sweets. Black is the most popular. ANSWERS: 1-Canada; 2-Australia; 3-England; 4-America; 5-America; 6-Canada; 7-Australia; 8-England; 9-United States