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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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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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.
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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).
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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.
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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.
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