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Buying train ticket from Bucharest to Constanța online?

I am going to Bucharest in the middle of September, and I want to goto Constanța by train. By using the Internet, I've found there should be quite a lot of train rides going there. However, I am used ...
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There are various compensation rules for long-distance trains, both cross-border and national. Edit: The compensation rules for Deutsche Bahn can be found here. They explain compensation for delays of more than one or two hours, follow-up transportation in case of missed connections, and reimbursements for overnight accommodations. The page also has some ...


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Meeting young people in Mongolia, especially outside UB

Compared to Japan, I know that Mongolia has a lower population density, but also a lower average age. Will I have any difficulty meeting young people of both genders? In particular, are people in ...
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Why does Ryanair check non-EU passengers' visas on intra-Schengen and domestic flights?

Ryanair requires that all non-EU citizens report to the check-in counter to verify their immigration status, even on intra-Schengen and domestic flights. According to Ryanair's official website the ...
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Extend maximum duration of stay for a multi-entry Chinese visa (Q2)

Taking advantage of the new 10 year visa treaty between USA and China, I applied, and was issued Chinese visa (multiple entry, category Q2). However, I only got approved for 120 days per stay, while I ...
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Can a foreigner get a visa for China in Taiwan?

I'm in China and thinking of taking a ferry to Taiwan. I'm an Australian citizen and I've been to Taiwan before and know I get visa-free entry. But I'm wondering about getting a new visa for China ...
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Schengen visa application rejected because my US visa stamp expires in December. What are my options?

I went to the Italian consulate in Washington, DC today and they would not accept my visa application because they said my US visa stamp cannot expire less than 3 months after the end of my trip to ...
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DoHop will happily show you flights to/from Cuba.


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Will Amtrak honor a saver ticket from an earlier station when other saver tickets are sold out?

I'm buying a train ticket on the long-distance Amtrak Empire Builder train that runs Chicago-Milwaukee-...-St. Paul-... I'm traveling from Milwaukee to St. Paul. All the saver tickets are sold out. ...
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Belarus visa application

I wish to go from Dresden, Germany, to Moscow, Russia, via Poland and Belarus. Do I need, and how do I get a transit visa for Belarus?
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Casual Khmer language classes or interchange in Siem Reap?

As always on my travels I like to study the local language, as usual I don't have a budget that allows the prices of "proper" courses or individual tutors. So I'm wondering if there's some ...
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Is it easier for a westerner to obtain a Chinese tourist visa in Kazakhstan or Kyrgyzstan?

The procedures, restrictions, prerequisites, etc of getting a visa for the same country can vary a lot depending on which embassy or consulate in which country you apply from. This is most certainly ...
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Getting from Salt Lake City airport to Park City by public transport on a weekend night

I've looked at the Wikivoyage Get In section for Park City but it didn't have any helpful information. I'll be arriving in Salt Lake City airport and need to get to Park City but would rather not take ...
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Supplying your own needle for Blood test for a Kurdistan residency permit

For the blood test (if still required) (see Current blood test requirement for Kurdistan residency permit) can one supply one’s own needle? Details of what is involved, in medical terms, would also ...
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Is advance booking required for ferries from China to South Korea

We already have a question about prices of ferries from China to South Korea, my question is can I just show up at the port and buy a ticket for the same-day ferry or do I have to book it in advanced? ...
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Avoiding crowded times in southern Utah national parks and monuments

Frequent advice to avoid crowds when visiting national parks in the USA is to travel outside summer (example: (1), (2)). However, some parks have more visitors in May than in July or August. For ...
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Visa processing speed: VFS vs Embassy

I am applying for a Schengen Visa for Switzerland at London. To submit my application, I can choose to go to the VFS Visa Application Centre or the Embassy of Switzerland directly. I wonder which ...
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Can I ask for a luggage transfer at the transfer check in counter in Taipei?

I'm taking a flight from Seoul to Taipei (on Korean Air) and then another one from Taipei to Paris (on Emirates) in August. The flights are on different airlines and booked with different ...
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Does the cancellation of my wife's US visa at the point of entry affect mine?

Does the cancellation of my wife's US visa at the point of entry affect mine as the principal applicant, if we travel separately?
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Canada to India via Germany on Expired Canadian Visa

I am an Indian citizen living in Canada on work permit which expired on 31st May. I have already applied for Work Permit extension but it is still in process and have not received yet. I need to ...
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This is arguably US-centric, but given the same premise/objective I wanted to make sure you have an opportunity to read it. There may be answer at Reddit LPT Request: Moving across country Enjoy the Netherlands!


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Outdoor climbing tour in/departing from Bangkok

I'll be in Bangkok for 3 days (and only Bangkok). I haven't been able to find any guided tours for rock climbing in Thailand that are based in Bangkok. I've only been able to find indoor climbing in ...
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Is it technically illegal for US citizens to visit Cuba? [duplicate]

There is a belief that US citizens would be doing something illegal if they were to visit Cuba. I remember hearing years ago while in Mexico where lots of people go on sidetrips to Cube that it's not ...
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Things to see/do between Victoria and Ucluelet on Vancouver Island?

I'm planning to spend a few days on Vancouver Island with some friends in a few weeks time. Our rough plan is a day or so in Victoria, then drive out to Ucluelet to go sea kayaking, then return to ...
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Sydney, Australia - for 5 days. With a 6-month old baby. Any tips? [closed]

My wife and I are living in San Francisco, CA (SFO) and are going to Sydney, Australia (SYD) for a short trip (5 days), probably in October or November. I will be attending a training for only 1 day ...
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What are Ireland's top places to visit with a toddler?

I am planning a visit with my daughter (2 years) and wife around Ireland (and Northern Ireland) for ten days. We start from Cork and finish in Dublin. What are the most interesting places to visit? In ...
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My thoughts on this topic available on personal blog http://www.glowhunters.com/visiting-sarajevo-during-ramadan-and-bayram/ Would be happy if you visit and leave your comment. Blog is in preparation of much more touristic reviews of Balkans and whole Western Europe. But still, Sarajevo has a special role as this is my home town...So be welcomed to sneak ...


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You will for sure need a visa to Morocco. Beware that the deadline for applying for a Moroccan visa in South Africa: I month, and they are very strict about it.


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Is this a realistic backpacking trip in Europe?

I'm trying to plan a backpacking trip in Europe but I'm not really sure where to start. We'll be flying from the US into most likely London. Our budget is about 2,000 USD (per person) not including ...
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If you are a green card holder you do not need to get a visa to visit Canada. NOTICE if you are get in to Canada and stay more than 6 months, you must apply for a visaa


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No. There is no requirement to hold a visa while in transit at Doha International Airport. Source: http://support.qatarairways.com/entries/20456948-Do-I-need-a-visa-for-transiting-in-Doha-


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The first time in Canada: Montreal, Toronto or Ottawa? [closed]

I'm going to Canada for the first time in my life. I can choose between Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa. I want to see a place that is very typical for Canada and that also differs from the things I can ...
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Transiting in Kathmandu in aftermath of earthquake

I am due to depart in 9 days with a friend for a trip centred in Nepal, with shorter trips to Bhutan and Mumbai. The aftermath of the weekend's earthquake means this is no longer viable, and the ...
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Much better to make an artificial island, so that you can move it where you want. A friend of mine, a journalist, has created one in Amsterdan with recycled PET in early 2000. Then he covered it with grass, a nice house and some trees. He also wrote a book about that experiment.


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in Ayuthaya also have. you can find out the way to floating market and old capital city. www.elephantstay.com


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Minneapolis to Moscow goes over the pole


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We do not travel. We can not. like myself stateless persons have no legal identity, so it has become almost imposable since 9-11 for us to get through all the paperwork and list of requirements needed for any travel document. Many stateless persons can not travel within the borders of the country they call home because they lack "official" documentation, we ...


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Going from Frankfurt Airport to Mainz by train - DBahn Strike?

I need to go from Frankfurt Airport to Mainz this Saturday and I saw on the news that the German Rail is on strike. Are there going to be any trains this Saturday that connect Frankfurt Airport to ...
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The UK Passport Office have changed their policy sometime in 2014. They say they add unused months, but they add them at the starting date, not expiry date, So you lose all unused months! The wording is the same, all unused months will be added, but you lose them all! I am looking into Trading Standards.


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Is it safe to visit Cairo in 2014? [closed]

I will have some time between flights in Cairo. I would love to visit the city but with all recent events I don't know how safe it is to visit it. Specially because it wouldbe around 20h (so night ...
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Belgium, road closure A11? [closed]

I'm going to drive from Antwerp out coastwards later today, google maps says A11 is closed No more info in google (apart from maps). Anyone from Belgium, could you clarify what's going on?
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Direct flights to USA from countries with Ebola outbreak

According to this survey 58% of Americans think there should be a travel ban on flights from countries where the Ebola has broken out. The survey doesn't make clear what a travel ban would mean, but ...
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Depending on plane ETOPS, route can be different, even if the planes have the same engine number. 777 has quite a big ETOPS... edit: To add some explanation. ETOPS (Extended range Twin Operations) is a rule which allows 2 engine planes to fly over oceans. Depending on how strongly the manufacturers promise that their engines are reliable the plane may be ...


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Probably not, check the luggage contents for stains. If there are stains, wipe them down with warm soapy water as directed from http://www.howtocleanstuff.net/how-to-remove-off-mosquito-repellent-stain-from-polyester Otherwise wipe down with warm water to remove the residue and it should be good to go.


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You should give the new http://www.goeuro.com/ a try. It doesn't always work on all platforms (browsers), but when it does, their search results are quite comprehensive.


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OOPS, a bit of humor from above!! Someone slipped a digit, or two, here. The Ferry isn't U.S.$2,000+. It's closer to U.S.$200. round trip. (The poster confused TT$ with U.S.$, or slipped a digit in her conversions.) Or the prices have dropped ~90% in a year.....not!!


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Will Bárðarbunga threaten my vacation? [closed]

(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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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!