Syria - a state in the Middle East
SHOPPING Shops are open from Saturday to Thursday from 9:30 to 14:00 and from 16:30…

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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…

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Canary Islands or Canaries - an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean off the northwestern coast of Africa
GASTRONOMY Canarian cuisine is quite simple, it is based on high-quality local products, such as…

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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…

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United States – a country in North America

SHOPPING
Shops usually work from Monday to Friday, from 9.30 to 17.30, but there is no official closing time for stores. Shopping centers and large department stores operate from Monday to Saturday, from 9.30 to 21.30 (some are around the clock), on Sundays from 12.00 to 17.00.
It is difficult to advise what to bring from such a vast and diverse country as the USA. Traditional souvenirs are, as a rule, all sorts of goods depicting the Statue of Liberty and / or the American flag, as well as “Indian” products – dream catchers, all kinds of amulets, and the like.
Well, each city has its own attractions, sometimes it is useful to ask the local population. For example, in San Francisco there is a local chocolate factory Girardeli … Continue reading

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 hotels, and the art of bargaining is often more important for the seller than his result, therefore, the better the buyer bargains, the more chances he has for good discounts. Even if the product has a price tag – this is nothing more than a “guide”, indicating the order of the purchase price. Sellers often on the move offer the goods of interest cheaper and are very annoying. If the “language barrier” does not allow bargaining, then you can use a calculator, which alternately dial numbers, or a piece of paper and a pen.
In large department stores, purchase is often accompanied by a large number of papers and checks, so you should ask the rules in advance.
The selection of souvenirs is huge, but many of them are of low quality. Chopsticks, beautiful porcelain, cups, lacquer boxes, prints and scroll cases can be bought at every step. Hangzhou and Suzhou are famous for their excellent tea and silk. 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

Kingdom of Cambodia - a state in Southeast Asia
SHOPPING Markets open early, around 6:00 and close by 17:00. The best time to visit…

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