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Will Bárðarbunga threaten my vacation?

(This question is probably extremely localized as it may not even be relevant anymore in a few days/weeks/months. I am worried about it however.) On September 1st, I am flying to Iceland for a ...
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It is safe to travel in Israel and Palestine?

I intend to travel around Israel and Palestine (excluding the Gaza Strip). When I tell people about this I am often greeted semi-shocked responses, people seem to think it is very unsafe and I am ...
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http://prepaidwithdata.wikia.com/wiki/Austria Check out this website this website will give you more information about your request


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Maybe you want to give this one a try: http://www.easyridepanama.com/ I once tried a similar service in Panama. It is not the cheapest but works usually. I can't say much more, really. Just use you mouse and click the link!


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Try Mapbox.. Its free and has more styling features than google maps lite.. https://www.mapbox.com/


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Hello this is a great source to get an answer: http://www.garfors.com/2013/05/the-hardest-most-difficult-countries-to.html


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The best people to answer this are the official Prostitution Information Centre in Amsterdam. They should be able to clue you in on any questions you have.


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Silicon Valley Guide has a listing of attractions. The guide is targeted towards tech-enthusiasts visiting Silicon Valley. It has a nice map which gives you a sense for the relative location of the attractions.


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Only in handcuffs. Or possibly by becoming a victim of crime. Neither are desirable... However, this might be of interest: http://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/about-us/history/museum/Pages/default.aspx


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Thailand coup: What extent of disruption should tourists expect?

Are many shops/restaurants/guesthouses shut down, or is it business as usual? Are there many roadblocks set up in Bangkok and around the country, which may potentially slow a traveler down?
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As long as you and your friends have valid licenses that permit you to drive within Mexico you should be fine. Many countries do however expect the vehicle owner to be present in the vehicle when it is being operated. You might want to check with the Mexican embassy to see if you need to have your proof of auto ownership on hand as well.


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You can read about how to extend your visit on this page: http://www.migrationsverket.se/English/Private-individuals/Visiting-Sweden/Extend-a-visit.html.


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There is a statement on these questions by the World Medical Association here: http://www.wma.net/en/30publications/10policies/a26/ Therefore the World Medical Association calls on its members to encourage national airlines providing medium and long range passenger flights to take the following actions: Equip their airplanes with a sufficient and ...


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Is there currently a problem with border crossings to Ukraine?

Given the current situation in Ukraine are there problems with crossing of the Ukrainian borders? In general and for westerners in particular.
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I was looking into this myself and found this site very helpful. http://www.rvsafely.com/rvroadlaws.htm


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Are Thai visa extensions effectively suspended because of the protests?

On the Thailand immigration website, it says that immigration services are suspended at the main office because of the protests: Due to the demonstrations, Immigration services provided at ...
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As additional, below indicated YHA Zurich link might be helpful as well: http://www.youthhostel.ch/en/hostels/zurich


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To correct Ankur Banerjee's response - I recently discovered from personal experience at Oliver Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg that when you leave South Africa, having entered as a national of a visa exempt country, and travel to other countries, the 90 day counter does not "automatically" start again once you leave and re-enter South Africa. ...
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The information on that site is likely fraudulent (note that there's a phone number of local travel firms which you are expected to call to get a "voucher"). Nizhny Novgorod is NOT a closed or restricted city and there are no specific limitations, at least legal, on visiting it. You can find a complete list of closed cities on Wikipedia. It's better to use ...


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3 days in Amsterdam: What to see?

In a few days I'm flying to Amsterdam. We will spend there a fun weekend as I repeatedly mentioned in previous questions. But nevertheless a little bit of sightseeing is also necessary. I don't know a ...
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Does Singapore Airlines offer any reward seats on their EWR-SIN route?

Singapore Airlines has an all-business class flight from EWR-SIN (Newark->Singapore), but I can't seem to find any reward Krisflyer flights for any dates.
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Must-see places in Goa?

I am going to Goa for business purposes for 15 days, and will hardly get 1 day free. What are the must-see places and must-do stuff in Goa? What should I be carrying along? I am interested in Museums ...
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How safe is Morocco? (2011-2012)

I'm planning a trip to Morocco at the end of this year. Considering the Arab Spring and regular precautions, are there any "official" safety recommendations relevant to travellers from the western ...
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They probably won't block your entry, as long as you pay the fine. The interest added to the fine shouldn't be too much for you to manage. Good luck.


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How bad is the Prague flooding going on (current as of June 2013)?

What impact will the flooding in Prague have on the trip I am planning at the end of June, and should I reschedule?
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How to stay up-to-date regarding transport affected by recent turmoil in Thailand

I am going to Koh Chang via Bangkok in a few weeks. I have arranged a stopover near the Ekamai bus station in Bangkok for the first night but I realize that problems of various kinds may arise from ...
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Yes of course you can, after performing Umrah you can visit Almadina and stays there until your visa expired. May God bless you with visit in the near future!


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I think you can gift them imported perfumes/deos (if you have any) or Socks (for a nice long memory),


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I hope these links from the official Korea Tourism Organisation website, visitkorea, will help you: Muslim Food Guide Religious concerns / Halal Restaurants in Korea


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This might help you, it is an Indian govt site about visa extension.


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See Wikipedia for average weather stats.


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If it's open seating, yes; if you're assigned a specific car/seat, no.


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Is it safe to travel to Tunisia/Tunis with the current news? (March 2014)

Created October 2013, Updated February 2014 looking for new answers due to "rapidly changing event" There was a suicide bombing recently near a hotel in Tunis. Also reading the news, it seems they ...
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How many countries are there in the world to travel to?

If you've travelled a bit, at some point you'll either have dreamed of or been asked - 'will you visit every country in the world?'. However, it's not a straightforward goal to aim for... I've heard ...
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When do boats actually race at the Boat Racing Festival in Vientiane Laos?

I'm in Vientiane Laos and there has been a buildup to a festival for at least a week and the festival finally started officially yesterday with October 20 being the final day. Wikipedia article on ...
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Here in Colombia, drug dealers often put cocaine in people's luggage when is handled by baggage handlers. When they arrive to destination in Europe or USA, the local baggage handlers remove the cocaine. However sometimes the police discover the drug, so the innocent luggage owner goes to jail for drug dealing. So wrapping your luggage in plastic may ...


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The only country I know of where you can get a work visa on arrival, with absolutely no supporting paperwork, is Cambodia. You have the money for the visa then they got the time for you, basically.


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Are US visa applications still being processed under a partial government shutdown?

Currently, the federal US government is in a partial shutdown. How does this affect visa applications and applications for ESTA/Visa Waivers? According to BBC News: Under the shutdown, (...), ...
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Does the US governmental shutdown affect traveling to/from the US and if so, how?

When the news announced the US governmental shutdown today, it was also mentioned that tourists might be affected as well. The example that was given is that the national parks will be closed. Is ...
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Is it safe to go to Içmeler, Turkey now?

I am going to IƧmeler next week and I am worried about all this trouble just now. Is it safe to go just now?
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Things to see in Nova Scotia, that aren't Halifax centric

Looking to be in New Scotland in middle of September on business, and while I'm there, I'd like to see more of the province then what little I've seen so far (aka downtown Halifax). However, outside ...
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I went caving when near Budapest. Super scary but amazing experience. (I should point out I am slightly claustrophobic!)


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If you like music and historic, small venues you should check out Chautauqua Park. http://www.chautauqua.com/music.php The venue is easily accessible from the freeway, but nestled among the Boulder foothills with beautiful view of the Flatirons. The Flatirons are the predominant rock features that face Boulder from the foothills. There is a very quaint, ...


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I found a website where you can compare the respective providers of bus connections.


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Travel from South East Asia to Europe by land

Does anyone have experience or know about travelling from South East Asia to Europe, all by land? I'd be happy to catch a quick flight here and there but would prefer to do the entire trip by land. I ...
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Are there Italian customs that a North American should be aware of? [closed]

I'll be traveling to Rome and Venice in late September; are there any physical gestures, meal customs, thanking policies, and so forth that I should be aware of?
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Shoes for long flight

Does anyone have recommendations for great shoes for a long flight? I usually wear running shoes, but my feet often get very uncomfortable after a few hours.
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What type of writing pen is suited for travelling?

I like carrying a notepad and a pen wherever I go. However, the ones I've used so far are either: hard to write with - the ink won't hit the paper leak ink after a month or so - maybe because of ...
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What kind of questions should I be asking about tropical destinations?

Tropical destinations have to be one of the most popular categories, which means there are always deals popping up, so it's hard not to be driven by these deals. If I'm merely looking at the ...