Traveling around the world

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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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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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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Morocco is a state in northwestern Africa.

SHOPPING
Shops in Morocco do not have a single work schedule. In general, they work from Monday to Friday from 08.30 to 16.30, a break from 12.30 to 14.00. Most of the trade is carried out in bazaars, of which there are many more in the country. Bazaars operate with little or no days off, with the exception of religious holidays.
Traditional purchases in Morocco are carpets, leather goods, earthenware and china, copperware, precious stones and gold products, and national clothing.
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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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Malaysia – a state in Southeast Asia

SHOPPING
Large department stores and supermarkets work from 10.00 to 21-22.00 without lunch, regular stores – from 9.00 to 18.00-19.00. Some large stores are open around the clock.
The most popular souvenirs from Malaysia are tin and silverware, as well as products from batik. As a gift you can buy wicker and wood-carved products from the island of Borneo. Gold in Malaysia is sold in the 20th or 24th sample. The workmanship is very high, and the products themselves have a beautiful design.
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Luxembourg (Luxembourg) – a state in Western Europe

SHOPPING
Luxembourg will please shopping lovers. Fashion victims will find here everything you could want. Clothes, bags, shoes of famous designers are presented here.
I go shopping, should pay attention to the hours of their work. Most stores are open from Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 18:00, a break from 12.00 to 14.00 (some shops on Mondays start working only from 14.00), on Saturdays from 9.00 to 12.00. Large supermarkets are open from 9:00 to 22:00.
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Luxembourg offers a large selection of hotels of various classes, from luxurious to the most simple, but cute and cozy.
An alternative accommodation option may be the rental of houses and apartments. This is not yet very popular among Russians, but it is very common among Europeans. Continue reading

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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The Federative Republic of Brazil is the largest South American country by area and population.
ABOUT BRAZILIAN HOTELS Most Brazilian hotels have a category from 3 to 5 "stars". In Rio, almost all hotels are high-rise, that is, urban type. Arrival time in hotels in…

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