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…

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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…

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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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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…

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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 Che Guevara, art fabrics, embroidery and lace, as well as items made of shell are being brought turtles, especially bracelets and hairpins (beware of fakes!).
Shops are open from 9.00 to 18.00 (some until 20.00) on weekdays, on Saturdays from 9.00 to 15.00 (some until 18.00). Supermarkets and shops in resort areas are usually open from 10.00 to 20.00. Most small shops have a separate mode of operation. Almost all shops close on a “siesta” in the area of ​​noon.
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Canada – a state in North America

WHERE TO STAY
In Canada, there is no single classification of hotels, and the approximate level of the hotel is indicated by letters. For example, T (Tourist Class) – budget and budget hotels and motels, F (First Class) – the usual “three-star”, S (Superior) – the average hotels of four “stars”, and D (Deluxe) – five well-deserved “stars” “.
In Canada – one of the best camping systems in the world. Cities for tourists are near all major cities and all national parks.
SEA AND BEACHES
Canada is not a country for a beach holiday, but still 5 Canadian beaches deserve Blue Flag as part of an international program for the environmental quality of beaches (one of them is on the South Bruce Peninsula in Ontario, while the other 4 are located on the coast in Toronto) . Continue reading

Cayman Islands – Overseas Territory of Great Britain in the Caribbean

SHOPPING
On the Cayman Islands – the mass of Duty free shops, where literally everything is sold, from fine emeralds to Cuban cigars and modern electronics. There are many tourist shops where you can buy T-shirts, hats, postcards and more.
WHERE TO STAY
Holidays in the Cayman Islands – the pleasure is quite expensive. A day at a 5 * hotel will cost an average of $ 300 or more, 4 * hotels ask for their services from $ 200 per night, a stay of 2-3 * will cost about $ 100 per day.
At the same time, outside the tourist season, the price level is reduced by 20-25%, while at the height of the season (December – April) prices for hotel accommodation increase by 50% or more. Continue reading

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The Republic of Austria is a state in the center of Europe
SHOPPING Typically, shops are open from 8:00 to 18:30, and some of them can be closed at lunch time for 1-2 hours. On Saturdays, shops are usually open until lunchtime,…

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