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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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:…

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Syria – a state in the Middle East

SHOPPING
Shops are open from Saturday to Thursday from 9:30 to 14:00 and from 16:30 to 21:00. Many private shops operate on their own schedule. Many purchases are well done in the markets, the best of which are in Damascus and Aleppo. In this case, of course, it is recommended to bargain.
In Syria, many valuable items are sold by local artisans from mother of pearl, wood, fabric, leather and silver. Local souvenirs: spices, silver and gold jewelry, wood products, silk scarves, national costumes, olive oil, sheep skins and sweets.
Unlike other countries, “duty free” stores in Syria are located everywhere, and not just at the airport. Any goods purchased in “duty free” must be removed from the country and used only outside of it. The goods in the store are usually packed, marked with the name of the buyer and delivered to the airport for departure of the flight, where they are handed over to the buyer. Continue reading

Kingdom of Cambodia - a state in Southeast Asia
SHOPPING Markets open early, around 6:00 and close by 17:00. The best time to visit them is in the morning, as at around noon most shops are already closing for…

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Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean
SHOPPING From October to April, the shops are open from 8:00 to 18:00 (break from 13:00 to 15:00), and on Wednesdays and Saturdays after lunch they close completely. On Sundays,…

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