The Federative Republic of Brazil is the largest South American country by area and population.
ABOUT BRAZILIAN HOTELS Most Brazilian hotels have a category from 3 to 5 "stars". In Rio, almost all hotels are high-rise, that is, urban type. Arrival time in hotels in…

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Costa Rica is one of the smallest countries in Central America.
SHOPPING Most shops are open from 9:00 to 20:00, usually with a lunch break from 12:00 to 14:00. The most popular local souvenirs are all kinds of handicrafts: T-shirts, hammocks,…

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Portugal – the most western state in continental Europe

SHOPPING
Shops are open on weekdays from 9.00 to 19.00, a break – from 13.00 to 15.00. On Saturdays, the shops close at 13.00 (in December – at 19.00). Some shopping centers in resort areas are open from 10.00 to 24.00.
In Portugal, you can buy high-quality and fashionable shoes and clothes, gold products, ceramics, original white or red port (from 3-6 USD for a bottle of regular port to 10-30 USD for a bottle of port wine of ten to twenty years, then the price increases depending from excerpt), the world famous Portuguese wine madeira (prices range from 16 EUR for a ten-year Madera, to 500 EUR for a two-hundred year old). 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…

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United States - a country in North America
SHOPPING Shops usually work from Monday to Friday, from 9.30 to 17.30, but there is no official closing time for stores. Shopping centers and large department stores operate from Monday…

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