Latvia is a Baltic state in North-Eastern Europe
SEA AND BEACHES Beach Jurmala (white quartz sand) stretches 33 kilometers along the Gulf of Riga from Lielupe to Ķemeri passing through Bulduri Dzintary, Major Dubulty, Valteri, Jaundubulti, Pumpuri, Melluzi,…

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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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Malta – an island nation in southern Europe in the Maltese archipelago

SHOPPING
Typically, shops are open from 9:00 to 19:00, on Saturdays until 20:00 (lunchtime, or siesta, lasts 3-4 hours). In busy tourist centers, many shops are open until 22:00. On Sundays, most shops are closed, with the exception of some souvenir and newspaper shops.
From Malta you can bring weaving and pottery, handmade lace, Maltese wines, original Maltese chess (the queen is without a crown, because the knights of the Order of Malta made a vow of celibacy), door handles (they say there are no two identical handles in Malta).
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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…

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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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