Venezuela or the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela - a state in the north of South America
SHOPPING Most stores in the country are open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm on weekdays, but outside Caracas, many shops close by noon and open no earlier than 14:…

Continue reading →

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…

...

Indonesia - the largest state in Southeast Asia
SHOPPING Open daily from 9.00 to 18.00, many private establishments, especially in tourist areas, are open until 21.00. Everything from souvenirs to clothes of very high quality. Handmade products: bone…

...

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…

...

swimming is prohibited

Bulgaria is a state in Southeast Europe

SHOPPING
Shops are open from Monday to Friday, Saturday – “short day”. Many trade establishments work without days off (in resorts often until 22:00). Food stores are often open around the clock (as evidenced by the sign “Non-stop”).
Clothes with embroidery, linen fabrics, rugs, Rose Valley perfumes, handmade products made of leather, copper and silver are brought from Bulgaria.
WHERE TO STAY
Recently, the hotel fund in Bulgaria is being actively reconstructed, and by the beginning of the season, many hotels are doing cosmetic repairs. Most hotels are 3 * and 4 *. Meals are most often served on the basis of breakfast (buffet).
Most of the ski hotels in Bulgaria recently reconstructed, it is consistent with its “star” and made in the Alpine style. Continue reading

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 always and everywhere. In the markets and bazaars with a certain skill, you can bring down the price by 20-30%.
WHERE TO STAY
In recent years (since 2006), a large number of hotels and tourist complexes, both by local and foreign investors, have been restored and built in Albania. There are hotels of all categories in the country, where the level of service fully complies with European standards.
Prices for accommodation in hotels in Albania are slightly lower than in neighboring Montenegro.
SEA AND BEACHES Continue reading

Azerbaijan is a state in the eastern part of Transcaucasia

SHOPPING
In the central part of Baku, shops are open from 9.00 until late evening, on the periphery, as a rule, until 19.00-20.00.
The lowest prices are in markets and fairs. Local silk, ceramics and other handicraft goods can be bought in Sharg Bazary (a modern indoor market), as well as on the famous Torgovaya Street and in the “old city” in Baku. High-quality and inexpensive carpets can be found in the center of weaving carpets in the suburb of Baku – Nardaran.
Everywhere, especially in private shops and markets, you should bargain – with a certain ability to knock the price down twice as easily.
WHERE TO STAY Continue reading

Poland - a state in Central Europe
SHOPPING From Poland traditionally brought delicious alcohol "Zubrovka" and cherry liqueur "Babuni". And in Krakow there are a lot of small antique shops with, in general, an unnecessary, but very…

...