Venezuela or the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela - a state in the north of South America
SHOPPING Most stores in the country are open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm on weekdays, but outside Caracas, many shops close by noon and open no earlier than 14:…

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The Netherlands is a Western European country washed by the North Sea
SHOPPING Shops are open from 8: 30-9: 00 to 17: 30-18: 00. Once a week (usually on Mondays) they are closed until 12:00, and on Thursdays they are usually open…

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Portugal - the most western state in continental Europe
SHOPPING Shops are open on weekdays from 9.00 to 19.00, a break - from 13.00 to 15.00. On Saturdays, the shops close at 13.00 (in December - at 19.00). Some…

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Canada - a state in North America
WHERE TO STAY In Canada, there is no single classification of hotels, and the approximate level of the hotel is indicated by letters. For example, T (Tourist Class) - budget…

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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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Spain – a state in the south-west of Europe

SHOPPING
Shops are open from 9.00 to 13.00 and from 16.00 to 20.00 from Monday to Saturday. Large department stores – from 10.00 to 21.00 from Monday to Saturday without a break, supermarkets – from 9.00-10.00 to 20.00-21.00 without a break, from Monday to Saturday. From 13.00 to 16.00 – siesta. On Sundays and holidays (with the exception of specially agreed days) everything is closed. In summer, in tourist areas, shops are open until 22.00 (sometimes until 23.00) without days off.
Spain is the country of bullfights and flamenco, temperamental beauties and ripe oranges, which is why souvenirs from Spain are also very unusual:
Toro is a bull in Spanish (hence the “bullfighter”) and a kind of symbol of the country. Bull souvenirs, large and small, hard and soft, from a variety of materials, can be found everywhere in Spain. Continue reading

Greece is a state in the south of Europe

SHOPPING
Shops are open from 9:00 to 15:00 (in the summer – from 8:30) and from 17:30 to 20:30 (in summer – until 21:00). In tourist centers, shops can work until late evening and seven days a week.
In addition to fur coats and all kinds of fur products, it is possible to buy good knitwear, leather goods and leather shoes in the country.
In addition, they make high-quality and diverse jewelry of gold and silver. You can also buy statues of marble and alabaster, “red-figure” and “black-figure” vases, as well as other ceramics, lace and embroidery.
One of the main products that tourists buy in Greece is olive oil. You can buy it, as in supermarkets, and directly at the airport in the Duty-free shop. Also pay attention to such products: honey, olives, ouzo. Continue reading

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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