Latvia is a Baltic state in North-Eastern Europe
SEA AND BEACHES Beach Jurmala (white quartz sand) stretches 33 kilometers along the Gulf of Riga from Lielupe to Ķemeri passing through Bulduri Dzintary, Major Dubulty, Valteri, Jaundubulti, Pumpuri, Melluzi,…

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Albania - a state in south-eastern Europe
SHOPPING As a souvenir from Albania, you can bring a copy of one of the ancient works that are sold everywhere, as well as products of local artisans. Bargaining is…

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China (China) - a state in East Asia
SHOPPING In large government stores and food shops prices are fixed. Bargaining is possible and necessary in the markets, in most private shops, in street trays and even in some…

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Italy - a state in the south of Europe
SHOPPING Shops are usually open all day from 9:00 to 20:00, some are open on Sundays. Lunch break is usually from 13:00 to 15:30. In resort places, shops often work…

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Mexico – a state in North America

SHOPPING
Shops are open from 10:00 to 20:00. However, from 13:00 to 16:00 almost everything in the city is closed for siesta.
In Mexico, the products of American manufacturers at reasonable prices are widely represented. European goods are very expensive.
Tequila must be brought from Mexico. Taxco is famous for its original decorations of high quality silver, wicker baskets and painted animal figures from wood, San Cristobal de las Casas for woven handicrafts and embroidered shirts, Morelia for sweets, Guadalajara for handmade Huachol Indians, Zacatecas for woven bedspreads and cacti sweets; Merida – blouses, jewelry, hammocks of all colors and sizes.
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Indonesia – the largest state in Southeast Asia

SHOPPING
Open daily from 9.00 to 18.00, many private establishments, especially in tourist areas, are open until 21.00.
Everything from souvenirs to clothes of very high quality. Handmade products: bone and wood carving, batik, puppets, pottery, as well as exotic paintings by local artists.
Tourists are impressed by local market breaks, where you will find exotic fruits, vegetables, seasonings for various dishes, spices, etc. In the markets, in the shops and small shops, it is customary to bargain.
The best purchases in Indonesia are batik, silver, fabrics, porcelain, tin products, paintings, wooden and leather goods. As inexpensive and unusual gifts, you can buy Indonesian honey, Javanese jasmine tea and Indonesian coffee. Continue reading

Denmark is a state in Northern Europe

SHOPPING
From Denmark you can bring porcelain and glass, handmade silver.
Shops are open from 9.00 to 18.00 on weekdays and from 10.00 to 15.00 on Saturday. In Copenhagen on Saturdays, many shops are open until 17.00. Specialized tourist shops, as well as shops located in resort areas, are usually open on Sunday.
The value added tax (MOMS, 25%) is included in the cost of all services and goods, so prices are quite high. Tourists from non-EU countries can return almost all VAT paid (about 20% of the cost of goods) when leaving the country. To do this, you must make a purchase in the amount of not less than 300 DKK, present a passport and fill out a special form, which is then presented when leaving the country. The goods must be sealed and have no signs of use, as well as have a receipt and cash voucher. Continue reading

United Arab Emirates or simply the UAE - a state in southwest Asia in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula
SHOPPING Shopping in the Emirates is one of the best in the world. All European collections in Dubai cost 20-30% cheaper than in Moscow, as far as there are no…

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