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…

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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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THAILAND

HOTELS, GESTHOUSES AND ACCOMMODATION
In Thailand, it is not accepted to classify hotels as stars. Although the Russian tour operators assign them, starting from personal opinions and ideas. Most hotels are pretty good level, with low prices. The so-called two-star (budget) do not have air conditioning, its role is performed by the fan. 3-star hotels are often located in the city center and are suitable for young people, since all entertainment is within walking distance. Hotels with 4 and 5 stars are located on the beach.
When deciding whether or not to stay in a cheap hotel and guesthouse, you must personally inspect the room, after which you can decide whether to stay here or look for the next one. Continue reading

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 until 21:00.
The main “Dutch” souvenir are, of course, tulip bulbs. But we must make a reservation that their export is a risky business: at the border “live cargo” may be delayed and demanded to leave the bulbs in their native land.
In addition to various trinkets with images of mills, wooden shoes and other things from Amsterdam, you can bring savory souvenirs, or all sorts of things from “flea markets”, of which there are many in the city.
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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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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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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…

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