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As a tourist, can I try firearms in California?

I will be traveling to the United States soon (with an ESTA application). I come from an European country where firearms are forbidden. (For regular citizens.) I would really like to try it when I'll ...
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1answer
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Where was this photo taken? (Windows 10 lock screen)

Can someone point to a location, where this photograph was taken? It looks stunning! This is one of lockscreen wallpapers in Windows 10.
12
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1answer
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Where from Ethiopia can I see the Red Sea?

Ethiopia is a landlocked country, however it's mostly high elevation (2000-2500m) and given that Eritrea seems to be narrow, I'm wondering if it's possible to see the Red Sea from Ethiopia. I'm ...
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Travel from and to UK with 2 passports

I have 2 Moroccan passports, one is out of date, but has the indefinite leave of remain visa, the other up to date. I did this before, travel from Morocco to UK using this method, but they asked too ...
5
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0answers
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How to find people from the UK or Ireland interested for home exchange or hospitality exchange?

I live on the dole in Cyprus and have extra bedrooms for renting out, which I do occasionally but not often enough to make serious income. I also host for free on couchsurfing. I wonder if there are ...
1
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0answers
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Can I still pay for a motel using a card without the card security code?

My friends and I bought a prepaid card, but we misplaced it. We had booked a room at a motel in the U.S. with the card. We have the card number and the expiration date, and we have tried to log in to ...
6
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1answer
122 views
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International Legality for travelers to import or buy poppy seeds used as cooking spice?

Different countries have different fair use policies; medicinal, cooking spice, versus contraband/ intoxicant usage. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poppy_seed They are widely used in cuisines across ...
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0answers
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Why do customs identify people by name instead of ID number?

I am from Argentina and I have the Spanish Passport, so this means that I am also Spanish. I am going to travel to USA and I am going to enter showing my Spanish Passport as I will be allowed to enter ...
3
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1answer
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Kungsleden (Sweden King's Trail) cabins in mid-June?

Are the cabins along the King's Trail likely to be open in mid-June (around June 20) this year? I'm specifically interested in the stretch from Ammarnäs to Hemavan. (My guidebook says they usually ...
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4answers
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Long-haul flights: How bad are seats next to lavatories?

I want to choose a good seat on a 8h+ flight in an Airbus A330-300. I use Seatguru to find it. My preference (if I check in fast enough) would be the next row behind the lavatories row, as there's ...
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Singapore visa accidentally issued with old passport number. Can I still travel?

I'm an Indian citizen and the Singapore consulate accidentally issued my business Visa with my old passport number. Can I still travel without getting a new Visa?
3
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1answer
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Can a Tourist from a VWP country carry (Rent/ Borrow) a gun in say Florida

Looking to find out if it is legal to borrow or rent a gun from an individual(s) or company to use to either visit the various gun ranges or wildlife hunting in Florida. I have a shotgun licence in ...
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2answers
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I have a Mexican and EU passport. May I travel to the US as a business visitor while in the process of getting the TN visa?

My company's plan is to have me travel to the US using my EU passport and the VWP (Visa Waiver Program) as a business visitor to perform work at a customer's office. In the meantime I'll also get ...
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6answers
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Where in Europe can I pay to fire guns or have military experience?

I have seen several sites for places in Ukraine and Poland where you can drive tanks and shoot various weapons from the Soviet Union. http://stayinkiev.com/en/shooting-tours ...
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5answers
56k views

Can a tourist buy a gun in the USA?

This came up as a discussion. With recent incidents in the news, it's often argued by some members of the public in the US that guns are a requirement for safety, and that everyone should have the ...
2
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3answers
46 views

Internet access in Colombia

Can anyone tell me what would be the easiest and cheapest way to access the internet? How common are HotSpots (biggest cities or towns) ? Can I rely on it or would be easier to buy 'pay and go' SIM ...
0
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0answers
26 views

Travelling to the UK without a return flight - What to expect?

A friend of mine is travelling to the UK soon from the Middle East without a return flight booked. She works for a Middle Eastern airline and is only able to book significantly reduced plane tickets ...
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4answers
108k views

Can I use Google Maps traffic information to estimate driving time for a specific date/time?

In supported regions, Google Maps will tell me how long it will take to drive from A to B in current traffic conditions. It can also colour-code roads according to traffic conditions for a specific ...
8
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1answer
236 views

How should a family with young children apply for UK visas?

We are sponsoring a family to visit us in UK as friends from Madagascar for 2 weeks. They have a 6 year old and a 16 month old. Do the kids need their own visas, and are they the standard visitor ...
3
votes
1answer
67 views

Travelling to US under Visa Waiver Program using newly acquired citizenship

I am a Romanian citizen and I have recently acquired Hungarian citizenship as well. I was never a resident of Hungary. I have valid passports from both countries, but I have never used the Hungarian ...
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0answers
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In Google Map, Show all possible routes with Traffic from two locations [on hold]

I would like to show all possible routes between two location in google map. I would like to show routes in google map like Answer of this Thread Please any one suggest how I can draw routes like ...
4
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3answers
56 views

Buying a sim card in Italy

I am planning to buy a sim card in Rome that will provide data and voice services for 2 weeks. However, the process of buying one seems complicated, the shop keepers seem to ask for a Codice Fiscale. ...
3
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1answer
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International Flight Ticket booked without providing the surname as per the passport

I have two names as my given name in the passport and I typically just use this as my first and last name. However, my passport has a surname too which I almost never use. Due to this, I mistakenly ...
15
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3answers
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How do you avoid the hefty toll fee on the French highways?

Some of the toll fee's on the French highways are hefty. I know that you can avoid them by taking the routes nationales, where some are almost like highways. I don't mind traveling a little bit longer ...
0
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0answers
27 views

uk visa application for a family of three [duplicate]

I am filling the online application for the UK visa. This is for my wife , daughter and myself. can a Fill the application one after another or should I apply separately and make the payment also ...
8
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4answers
2k views

What are the rules for taking electronics and other expensive gifts from the USA to the EU?

I am an American with residence in Belgium. I came here to the USA for the holidays and brought my old, iPhone, iPad and my MacBook. Now, here, I want to buy a new iPad and also a surface pad, among ...
0
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0answers
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Schengen Type C Business Visa used as tourist VISA [duplicate]

I have received a Business Schengen visa for Belgium (Type C) multiple entry from my current company as I was to visit one of the office locations in Belgium. However I have quit the company and ...
4
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2answers
70 views

How to calculate road toll charges when driving from Spain to Germany?

How much does one have to pay to go the whole way from San Sebastián (Northern Spain) to Munich (Germany) via French (and possibly Swiss) highways (i.e. autoroute or Autobahn)? Google Maps currently ...
13
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1answer
161 views
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What is the US Visa Waiver Program and what is an ESTA?

I wish to travel to the US and think I am eligible to do so under the Visa Waiver Program. I found a lot of information out there but am still having some trouble understanding how this works. What ...
11
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1answer
117 views

ESTA application status stuck at “Authorization Pending”. What can I do?

As a British citizen, I recently applied for an ESTA visa waiver in order for me to travel to and present at an academic conference in the United States. To my surprise, they have added additional ...
4
votes
4answers
119 views

Credit/Debit card acceptance in Slovenia

How widely accepted are credit and debit cards (Mastercard/VISA networks) in Slovenia? My principle area of interest are in and around the Julian Alps (Bled/Bovec/Trianon etc). Are there different ...
11
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0answers
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I am a US/UK citizen and I entered the UK with my US passport. Can I stay in the UK past the visa expiration date?

I have dual US/UK citizenship. Four months ago, I left my country of residence in the US to live in UK. I entered UK on my US passport which was stamped with a 6-month stay on it. Can I or should I ...
11
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0answers
212 views
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UK Rail Replacement Bus delay - can you still claim Delay Repay?

In the UK, for most delays, if your train is late enough you're entitled to some compensation. The exact rules vary by Train Operating Company (TOC), just to keep things fun... But most now use the ...
14
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0answers
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Hiking along on the ridge of the Mount Aso volcano's external ring

It is currently forbidden to climb within 1 kilometer of the crater of Mount Aso (largest active volcano in Japan), so I used Google Earth to find another hike giving nice views of the volcano, and ...
3
votes
1answer
72 views

Can I bring soil samples from Cuba / US to Switzerland?

A friend of mine asked me to collect some soil samples abroad and bring them to Switzerland, she collects them as a hobby. Will I run into problems when bringing these through customs (both out of the ...
2
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0answers
43 views

Visitor Visa to USA being denied twice in recent one week as Canadian [on hold]

I'm Canadian, but work in the States with TN visa. Recently I lost the job, and back to Canada. Soon I got onsite interview in the States, when I came to Border for visitor visa interview, the visa ...
6
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1answer
205 views

I have booked a flight from the USA to China and am a dual national. How do I avoid China getting to know this? [on hold]

I have two passports, both US and China. I want to visit China with my Chinese passport for its convenience. Therefore, when I book my round-trip ticket to China, I have to enter my Chinese passport ...
0
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0answers
30 views

Newark tight connection doable [duplicate]

Going to Munich from Memphis through Newark. We have 1:35 to change planes both ways. Will we have a problem? especially on the return flight when we go through customs at Newark?
3
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2answers
133 views

Bank Balance required for Schengen Visa

My wife and I plan to visit Greece for 7-8 days in month on June. I just wanted to confirm how much bank balance is required in the account for the visa approval. We plan to visit 2 islands (Santorini ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

What is the cheapest way of getting from Lyon to Saint-Paul-de-Varax?

How can I get from Lyon to either Saint-Paul-de-Varax or Saint-André-le-Bouchoux by more affordable means than TER train (€10.30 one way per person)? I am thinking that maybe there are buses that ...
0
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0answers
41 views

spousal visa refused [on hold]

can you admit another visa application if you lose your appeal
9
votes
3answers
17k views

Can a person in the USA fly with an expired driving license?

The company I work for has asked me to attend a training class on the other side of the country. However my situation is my drivers license expired a few days ago. I do however have a separate ...
2
votes
1answer
134 views

What are the visa requirements of Malaysia for Spanish citizens in 2015?

As a Spanish national, do I need a visa to visit Malaysia? I yes, can I get a Visa on arrival (at the airport if arriving by plane, or at the border if arriving by bus/train) ?
1
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1answer
64 views

Visa waiver in US

I am in the US for 90 days on a visa waiver (ESTA). Can I leave the US for Mexico and return within the 90 days?
1
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1answer
54 views

Cruising from Canada to Alaska [on hold]

We are flying to Canada and staying with friends, but during our stay we are cruising to Alaska and back. Do I need an ESTA?
3
votes
1answer
101 views

Reapply after Refusal of Schengen visa [on hold]

I've traveled previously in Europe (Schengen) during the last 4 years with 4 shengen visas. The last one was from Spain. In my last trip application i wrote that my firat entry country will be Milan, ...
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0answers
38 views

Schengen visa for180 days [on hold]

I want the schengen visa for 180 days. What is the procedure and requirement?
38
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8answers
23k views

How to adapt to Western Toilets from Indian-style toilets?

I am an Indian and have been using Indian style toilets for all my life, Now that I have a knee injury, I am forced to go to Western Style toilets. I find it really hard to empty my bowels in western ...
0
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0answers
43 views

Is the UK 6 month limit passport stamp absolute? [duplicate]

I am an Autralian citizen visiting my fiancée in the UK. When I arrived in Feburary, my passport was stamped with 6months permission to stay. I have a return ticket to Australia for August. If I leave ...
3
votes
1answer
51 views

How is the Visa and MasterCard acceptance in Macedonia?

I am from Denmark and I am travelling to Macedonia this week. My bank cannot tell me (!) if my Visa and MasterCard can be used in Macedonia. Has anyone experienced any issues using either Visa or ...

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