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: 00-15: 00. Many shopping centers are open until 21: 00-22: 00.
The best souvenir from Venezuela is, of course, rum. Original local items are also popular, for example, clay painted dolls, as well as hammocks, baskets, colorful capes and openwork baskets performed by local Indians. We recommend to buy flavored local coffee and chocolate.
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The classification of hotels in Venezuela is standard from 1 to 5 *, with rather high service requirements. Moreover, hotels not only correspond to the declared star, but sometimes even noticeably surpass it. Continue reading
Shops are open from 9.00 to 17.30. All products sold in stores are subject to value added tax of 17.5%.
Porcelain, glass, books, “a la Sherlock Holmes” tubes, bags, handbags, bracelets, watches, English tea with the addition of Kenyan bergamot or delicate jasmine are often brought to friends and family from London. The Scottish plaids, bagpipes, kilt kilts and, of course, Glenfiddich – malt whiskey are known all over the world.
For the year in the UK there are two major sales – the winter Christmas (in January) and the summer (in July).
London is considered the capital of shopping and fashion. There are more than 40,000 stores and 83 main street markets.
The central shopping street of the capital is Oxford Street. Continue reading
From Hungary, you can bring Tokay wine, “Unicum” – a bitter tonic tincture of herbs, crystal products, embroidery, and glazed dishes.
Traditional souvenirs – products of national craftsmen, ceramics, dolls in national clothes, hand-painted porcelain of the Herend plant and Zholnai, Khalash lace, antiques, Hungarian paprika, goose liver, salami “Pick”, apricot and cherry “Palinka”.
In addition, in Hungary you can purchase various quality and inexpensive clothes.
Grocery stores are open from 7.00 to 19.00 on weekdays and from 7.00 to 14.00 on Saturdays. Department stores – 10.00 to 18.00 on weekdays and from 9.00 am to 13.00 on Saturdays. Many supermarkets and private stores can work on Sundays and are often open around the clock, the inscription “Ejjeli-nappali” announces this. Continue reading