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,…

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Cuba - an island nation in the northern part of the Caribbean
SHOPPING As a souvenir from Cuba, products and jewelry made of coral in combination with silver, Cuban rum, cigars, CDs with salsa melodies, local musical instruments, T-shirts and caps featuring…

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can buy a really exclusive

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.
An interesting, but dangerous souvenir from Malaysia – arrows and a pipe from which they are allowed. Continue reading

Jordan is an Arab country in the Middle East.

SHOPPING
From Jordan, you can bring Madaban wicker rugs, bottles of colored sand from Petra (they are best bought in Petra itself), souvenirs from the olive tree, ceramics and copper ware, jewelry, Bedouin jewelry made of black silver and much more. Jordanian cosmetics based on products from the Dead Sea is also very popular.
Unbelievable, but true: the traditional “Eastern” bargaining in Jordan is almost absent. Prices, if they drop, it is not much, and mostly Bedouin boys selling souvenirs in Petra. In shops and shops, sellers behave extremely cautiously and politely, but always with dignity: no one allows himself to grasp the sleeves and other attributes of Middle Eastern malls. Continue reading

Arab Republic of Egypt, or just Egypt

ABOUT EGYPT HOTELS
In Egypt, there are hotels of many famous world chains, such as Hilton, Oberoi, Melia. True, the presence of the stars of their roofs does not guarantee the quality service of the declared level, as in the whole civilized world. Almost any hotel in the resort area of ​​the Red Sea can safely take away one star, since they still do not reach their category.
You should also understand that the All inclusive food system in different Egyptian hotels can differ very, very radically, so it’s better to clarify the details by purchasing the tour.
Hotels below 3 * in Egypt should not even be considered. There are decent treshki, but they are few and need to be known “by face”: it is better to discard unverified options for three-star hotels right away. Continue reading

Georgia - a state in the Caucasus on the Black Sea coast
SHOPPING Open from 9.00 to 19.00, a large number of shops and supermarkets work around the clock. Fairs and markets operate from 6.00-7.00 to 16.00-18.00 seven days a week, the…

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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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