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Is soy milk easy to get in Western Europe?

I am allergic to dairy, and have soy milk instead. Is it something that's easy to buy in Western Europe, or should I look into bringing some with me? The countries we are visiting are: England, ...
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1answer
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I am a resident of a non-Schengen country flying to the US via Dublin and Zurich. Do I need a Visa?

I know there is a popular question already answered - Do I need a visa to transit in the Schengen area? - but I am still unclear on some of the rules applying to my specific case, due to the fact that ...
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1answer
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Who is responsible for flight delays caused by emergencies?

My mother-in-law is flying today from Tbilisi to London on Turkish Airlines with a transfer in Istanbul. This morning, there was an emergency in Istanbul airport whereby a plane landed there with an ...
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1answer
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Hiking Bryce/Zion/Moab in mid-June

I want to visit Bryce+Zion+Moab in mid-June. Is it a good time in terms of: weather crowd availability of trails (e.g. open but not too much water in trails)
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2answers
78 views

Renting a car with automatic transmission in Paris

In France the vast majority of cars have manual transmission. To my knowledge, most of the cars with automatic transmission are luxury cars. Is it possible to rent a car with automatic transmission in ...
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2answers
49 views

Are governments limited in staff they can deploy to a consulate? [on hold]

I've recently been dealing with the Russian consulates in North America, and they appear to be ridiculously mismanaged and/or understaffed. In the jurisdiction served by Toronto, for example, they ...
2
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1answer
139 views

UK general visit Visa refused for my Spouse

I am currently in UK on ICT Tier 2 VISA for 6 months. My wife (housewife) applied for general visit Visa in March 2015, to join me and for tourism purpose for 4 months. She intended to leave Uk with ...
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1answer
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Visiting two Schengen countries, coming back home in between, do I apply for single-entry or multiple-entry visa?

I am a resident of Turkey and I will go to Austria for 6 days beginning of June and then I will come back to Turkey. After staying 10 days I will go to Italy for 11 days at the end of June. Do I need ...
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1answer
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UK General visitor visa without professional situation, is my husband's situation sufficient?

My husband is going to UK on a business trip for 4 weeks and I would like to join him on his last week there and return back with him. I am currently a housewife, so I havent got any source of income. ...
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What is a good Lake District base for hiking?

I'm planning few day's trip (from London) to the Lake District during which the I would like to hike as much as possible, stay somewhere nice (possibly really nice), and drive not at all. I'm ...
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2answers
23 views

Finding connections list of US flights

Where can I find a list of connections of any flight from US to any place in the world, and prices? I would like to check whether it is cheaper to book the whole trip but to get off at the connection. ...
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1answer
42 views

International Air Carriers with in-cabin pet policy that service Bangkok from U.S.A.? [on hold]

Which are the airlines that service Bangkok Thailand from the U.S. that allow small pets (dogs/cats) in the cabin as carry-ons? I know many European carriers allow in cabin pets all the Asian carriers ...
3
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1answer
56 views

Do you need rain boots for June in Paris?

Can one get by with a pair of regular shoes or does the water not drain well on the sidewalks that you must have at least ankle length waterproof boots if one doesn't want soaked socks? Are there ...
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4answers
956 views

Freight travel in the Caribbean - Can it be done? Is it cost-effective?

When I began to research travel by freight boat, I was hoping it would be a cheap alternative to air travel, but it turns out you can expect to pay US$80-140 per day and voyages are often five days or ...
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2answers
207 views

Do I need to book a taxi before arriving at Paris La Défense?

Next Thursday near 9 AM, I might have to take a cab from La Défense metro station to go to a district which is outside the subway zone. According to this PDF file (in French) about Paris La Défense ...
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4answers
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Food Allergies in Europe

Traveling to Europe with a passenger who has a peanut allergy. I understand peanuts are not as prevalent in Europe as the US, but I was wondering if anyone has had experience dealing with this or ...
3
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2answers
70 views

Ryanair seating allocation

How does seating allocation work with Ryanair if travelling in a group of 6, checking in online and not opting for reserved seats?
3
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1answer
31 views

How can one travel between terminals at Noi Bai (Hanoi) airport?

So I will be arriving on an internal flight from Da Nang to Hanoi. My understanding is this is likely to arrive at the old terminal, while my onward international flight will be from the new terminal. ...
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0answers
22 views

Do you need rain boots for June in Paris? [duplicate]

Can one get by with a pair of regular shoes or does the water not drain well on the sidewalks that you must have at least ankle length waterproof boots if one doesn't want soaked socks? Are there tons ...
0
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1answer
17 views

How long should it take to get a Russian passport?

How long does it take to get a Russian passport if you're travelling or living abroad?
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1answer
25 views

Running in Da Nang, Vietnam

I will be visiting Da Nang, Vietnam for business in a week. I'm heavily addicted to running and trail running in particular. I've never visited Vietnam before. Throughout the week I will have to run ...
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1answer
19 views

What is the Known Traveler Number on the Global Entry Card.

I know it is the Passenger ID number. But how many digits is it. There is a 9 digit number, several spaces and then two alpha characters and 3 numerics. e.g. BC321 following the Passenger ID ...
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4answers
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How I find the BA-equivalent booking reference for an American Airlines-managed reservation?

Note: I do this regularly, so I am looking for a faster option than calling the airline on the phone - I'd like something I can do online. I have booked a reservation with American Airlines on ...
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1answer
22 views

How can an international student move his stuff to New York from TOronto [on hold]

I am an international student from china, studying in University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, I'm graduating this summer and get an offer from NYU for master, and I want to move or ship my stuff to ...
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0answers
16 views

itinerary help (starting niagra falls) [on hold]

We need an itinerary for 9 days of vacation in mid-June. Our needs are: Start with 2 nights in Niagra Falls End in New York for 1 night (ok if we will fly there) Prefer warmer places (I think this ...
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1answer
37 views

I lost my passport which had my u.s stamp on it, will my new one have it ? I have a copy of my old passport #, does that help?

I entered the states for a visit. (I'm Canadian) Ended up getting married so we started filing for permanent U.S. resident. (husband's an American citizen) While filing, I lost my passport, which had ...
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2answers
257 views

When are U.S.-bound flights required to confiscate liquids at the gate?

In a recent question, I found that the U.S. requires flights from Hong Kong that are bound for the U.S. to confiscate liquids in containers above 100 mL from carry-on luggage in a secondary screening ...
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0answers
19 views

Charleston + Savannah in June

Is mid-June a good time for a visit to Charleston + Savannah weather-wise? I saw some mixed recommendations - some sites suggest it might be too hot but .
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2answers
70 views

US citizen from parents, no proof of citizenship. Can I reenter the US from Mexico?

I used to be a permanent resident, but my green card expired in 2013. I filed form N-400, paid my fee, and was able to get an appointment for biometrics and a USCIS exam within that same year. On the ...
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2answers
432 views

Can I rent a manual transmission car in the UK with a Canadian driving license?

I've read that in the UK, in order to drive a manual transmission car, you must hold a driver's license that shows you took your test with a manual transmission. I have a Canadian driving license ...
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1answer
23 views

What are the parking regulations in Brooklyn?

I'm going to rent an apartment in Brooklyn, in the Clinton Hill Neighborhood. Apparently buildings don't have parking spaces inside them, unlike where I live (Ecuador). Instead, people park their cars ...
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1answer
22 views

Entry requirements to Dominican Republic for US F1 visa student

I am masters student with F1 visa status in the US. I am from India. Do I need to apply for visa to go for vacation to Dominican Republic?
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3answers
289 views

How to find cities with similar weather conditions

I plan to travel to cities where I can experience weather cycles that I am currently used to. How can one find cities in different countries that have the same weather cycles ?
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0answers
45 views

Who is at fault in this scenario? [on hold]

Before I start there were 3 illegal things Truck parked on fire lane Me turning left on wrong side of the road to get to the right side,but was not able to because of the truck.( How else would I ...
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0answers
49 views

Romantic destination in north america [on hold]

My partner and I plan an 8 days visit to north america (US or Canada) in mid-June. We like nature, history and vibrant cities. Are there any routes which are recommended for a romantic holiday? I know ...
2
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1answer
99 views

Is a visa required for Indian citizen with work permit in Denmark to visit UK?

I have read so much online but still I would like a final confirmation from someone who's been in similar situation as mine. I have an Indian passport and I live in Denmark. I have a Danish work ...
7
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4answers
3k views

Travelling to South Africa - Questions about Cash, Travellers Cheques and Credit Cards

I am a Canadian travelling to South Africa for two weeks. My flights, rental car and hotels are pre-paid. Obviously I'll want to have some money to spend on food, entertainment and unforeseen costs ...
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3answers
94 views

Using squat toilets with arthritic knees

Referring to this question got me thinking (and laughing). I've used squat toilets a few times when traveling (and younger), although I try to avoid them. I grew up in the US using "normal" western ...
4
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2answers
509 views

Food or drinks on VTA Light Rail

Rules vary in the different Bay Area train systems - Caltrain allows patron to bring food & drinks and consume them onboard, while BART doesn't. In the case of VTA, the policy on buses is ...
3
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1answer
106 views

How do you buy the right train ticket in the UK? [duplicate]

I recently traveled by train in the UK. I went to the station and bought a return ticket from Bristol to Oxford. The machine presented a huge number of options but in the end I chose a super off peak ...
5
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4answers
339 views

Do Croatia, Serbia and Romania still give passport stamp (travel from EU)?

Can I still get passport stamps from Croatia (fly from EU country), Serbia (train from Croatia) and Romania (train from Serbia). If not, can I still ask for a stamp in the border as souvenir?
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2answers
358 views

Can airport security find a waterskin?

From what I understand of the X-ray machines my hand luggage goes in, they are only able to reveal the shape of objects, especially if they are not made of metal or other X-ray-opaque material. So I ...
2
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0answers
47 views
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Immersion at St Helen's Spring (Sacred Spring in England)

I have been planning to take a group of visiting in-laws to various healing springs in South East England (related question here), and St Helen's Spring in Hastings seems like a great venue. I have ...
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0answers
30 views

How long do I have to wait if I submit additional documents? [on hold]

After waiting for almost 8 weeks for the result of my spouse visa I received email asking for additional docs., saying the employment letters content was incomplete so I need to submit again. Do I ...
2
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2answers
85 views

Use of Euros in Sri Lanka, will they be accepted for small purchases?

Am cruising in a few weeks time & wondering what currency I should take ashore in Sri Lanka as will only be there for one day & will be going on a pre organized tour. Thought a very small ...
2
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2answers
1k views

B1/B2 visa validity after getting F1

I recently got F1 visa, but I won't be able to attend college due to family issues. My question is what will happen to my B1/B2 visa? Is it revoked because I got F1 or is it still valid?
3
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2answers
386 views

I had 2 RAC tickets but seat got only one

I had 2 RAC confirmed tickets, but seats were not mentioned. On the day of travel, I got a single berth for both the tickets. On the charts both names mentioned that a single seat was assigned. I paid ...
5
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1answer
86 views

Temple visits in Kerala - can you visit them alone?

As part of an upcoming trip to south India, I would like to visit traditional temples and old churches in Kerala. My question is whether it is allowed for a tourist to visit temples in Kerala alone? ...
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13answers
13k views

Where is the quietest place on Earth?

I just wondered if there is a known "most quiet" place on Earth. Perhaps people have measured "ambient" sound throughout the year in various places claimed to be the most quiet. And perhaps one has ...
2
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1answer
32 views

How do I find out practical information (lines, timetables, frequencies, maps, etc) about the SNCB network in the Bruxelles-Capitale region?

Various Brussels public transport tickets allow access to the SNCB network in the Bruxelles-Capitale region. By looking at the map provided by STIB, there are many SNCB lines and stations covered. How ...

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