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Can a Guatemalan/Spanish citizen enter Guatemala with an expired Guatemalan passport?

My girlfriend and I will be visiting Guatemala, together. She is Guatemalan, and now has Spanish citizenship as well (along with a Spanish passport). Her Spanish passport is current, but her ...
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Travelling to Himalayan National Park or Nanda Devi Reserve in Monsoon

I will be arriving to New Delhi in 15th August and this is a rainy time in Delhi as well as certain other parts in northern India. Is it safe to travel to any one of these two national parks in the ...
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It sounds as though her only option is to appeal the decision. Here's some information on how to do that. Gov.uk website


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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 fraudlent (note that there's a phone number of local travel firm, which you are expected to call to get "voucher"). Nizhny Novgorod is NOT closed or restricted city and there's no any specific limitations, at least legal, on visiting it. Complete list of closed cities you can find in Wikipedia. It's better to use only ...


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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 Içmeler 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 ...
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What are some good ways to find things to explore on-site in an unfamiliar place?

When traveling, one of my favorite things to do is simply explore the local area and see what's going on. I do enjoy guided tours on some occassions, but I'm more interested in finding cool local ...
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An hour should be enough to make the transfer, even if you'll have to go from one terminal to another. Which airline are you travelling with? You'll have to pass security check/border control again depending on where you'll land (depends on your airline as well)


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The travel site Nonstopfrom.com lists nonstop flights for many airports in the US.


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Try www.travelersmobile.com they have what you are looking for. An international MiFi device and plans.


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Las Vegas - What is good to do there?

I've been told that unless you have a good plan for Las Vegas, you're not going to have a clue what to do when you get there. I and my two brothers have a trip planned in October from the 2nd to the ...
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How do I know if it's safe to travel to a country at a specific time?

Are there travel sites constantly updated with safety tips and political situation of countries?
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What are some Caribbean cruises for October? [closed]

My fiancée and I are looking for a good Caribbean cruise in October and were wondering which islands are best to see and which Cruise line to take? It seems like a lot of the cruises don't run in ...
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3 days in London. What do I absolutely have to see?

In a few weeks I will be in London for the first time for 3 days to take care of some business. I thought I could take advantage of the situation and do some sightseeing. What are the places I must ...
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Which European cities have bike rental stations for tourists?

During my last vacation in Barcelona I found out that some bicycle stations are made for citizens, where they can pick up a bike, ride on it to the other station, and leave it there. Unfortunately, ...
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In Barcelona there's not restrictions, just a lot of people. Anyway I recommend you, take the metro for moving on the city, neither taxi or car. EDIT: You can see the state of the metro and bus service for Barcelona city in the TMB's official web page. http://www.tmb.cat/en/home About the long distance trains, you can take a look at renfe's web page. ...