Great Britain is an island nation in Western Europe
SHOPPING Shops are open from 9.00 to 17.30. All products sold in stores are subject to value added tax of 17.5%. Porcelain, glass, books, “a la Sherlock Holmes” tubes, bags,…

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Vietnam - a state in Southeast Asia
SHOPPING Local shopping has two pleasant features: a rich selection of purchases and the lowest prices in the region (if, of course, do not forget to bargain). Shops are open…

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territory of modern Brazil

Malta – an island nation in southern Europe in the Maltese archipelago

SHOPPING
Typically, shops are open from 9:00 to 19:00, on Saturdays until 20:00 (lunchtime, or siesta, lasts 3-4 hours). In busy tourist centers, many shops are open until 22:00. On Sundays, most shops are closed, with the exception of some souvenir and newspaper shops.
From Malta you can bring weaving and pottery, handmade lace, Maltese wines, original Maltese chess (the queen is without a crown, because the knights of the Order of Malta made a vow of celibacy), door handles (they say there are no two identical handles in Malta).
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Costa Rica is one of the smallest countries in Central America.

SHOPPING
Most shops are open from 9:00 to 20:00, usually with a lunch break from 12:00 to 14:00.
The most popular local souvenirs are all kinds of handicrafts: T-shirts, hammocks, bags, numerous figurines, as well as decorations and items made of different sorts of wood and corals, wickerwork, dishes and vases.
In addition, from the country you can bring good coffee and unusual brands with the image of butterflies, flowers and birds.
WHERE TO STAY
The guests of the country are many hotels: from the level of 5 stars, which meet all international standards, to small hotels or bungalows.
The service and condition of the rooms of most of the hotels and hotels in the country correspond to the declared star rating and are at a high enough level However, almost all the entertainment in the hotel for an additional fee, despite even the “All inclusive”. Continue reading

Hungary – a state in Central Europe

SHOPPING
From Hungary, you can bring Tokay wine, “Unicum” – a bitter tonic tincture of herbs, crystal products, embroidery, and glazed dishes.
Traditional souvenirs – products of national craftsmen, ceramics, dolls in national clothes, hand-painted porcelain of the Herend plant and Zholnai, Khalash lace, antiques, Hungarian paprika, goose liver, salami “Pick”, apricot and cherry “Palinka”.
In addition, in Hungary you can purchase various quality and inexpensive clothes.
Grocery stores are open from 7.00 to 19.00 on weekdays and from 7.00 to 14.00 on Saturdays. Department stores – 10.00 to 18.00 on weekdays and from 9.00 am to 13.00 on Saturdays. Many supermarkets and private stores can work on Sundays and are often open around the clock, the inscription “Ejjeli-nappali” announces this. Continue reading

Germany - a state in Central Europe
SHOPPING Twice a year, many stores in Germany arrange sales: things of the outgoing season are offered at discounted prices. The timing of the winter sale: the end of January…

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India or the Republic of India - a state in South Asia
SHOPPING In India, you can buy other souvenirs. Remember - here will appreciate your talent to bargain. Indian fabrics (you should pay attention to silk and Rajasthan cotton. Gorgeous saris,…

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