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Hokkaido Precipitation in December

How heavy does Hokkaido snow in Mid-December? Will be there during that time. Thanks!
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US visa photo: ears must show?

Is there a requirement that the ears must show on photos used for US visas? This is specifically about women with long hair. There are several example photos of women on official sites where the ear ...
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Electronic Devices and airport security checks

I have seen recently that the US and UK have announced that all 'electronic devices' will have to be 'powered up' before allowing them on board a plane, I believe for the UK it's on all flights though ...
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Help regarding issuing fresh passport in India

One of my friend having a problem in issuing new passport in India. The problem is of his birthdate, here's what he's told me. He was born in October 1988, after his completion of 10th std. (S.S.C.) ...
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Best option for talk/text only Paris vacation 8 nights

My girlfriend and I are Americans going to Paris for 8 nights. We both have international-capable Galaxy S3s through Verizon but are looking for the cheapest way to make a few local calls and send a ...
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Work permit (Tier 2) - Impact on schengen application (nonEU)

I have a work permit (tier 2) for the UK for 2 years, and would like to travel to various countries in Europe whenever possible during this time. I have no EU family members. 1) Would I be able to ...
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Renewing visa in Turkey

I visit friends in Turkey every month for 10-12 days. do I need to renew my visa every 90 days? I need an answer to this question.
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1answer
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Do I need a transit visa at Amsterdam to stay in airport?

I have an Indian passport and would be travelling from Japan to St. Petersberg (Russia) via Amsterdam. I have 20 hours stopover for KLM flight at Amsterdam. Though I have hotel bookings outside, but ...
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Airline compensation for failure to check visa eligibility?

Asking from Australia and about Malaysian Airlines specifically: How good a case is it to seek compensation for flights if the airline failed to check documentation correctly and let us board in the ...
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Starting from Puerto Princesa where is the nearest volcano that can be climbed in 2 or 3 days?

Starting from Puerto Princesa where is the nearest volcano that can be climbed in 2 or 3 days? Nearest means quickest to travel to, including via a commercial flight. (Excluding chartering a ...
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1answer
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How would you refer to / search on this Alpine region?

Alpine Locals, noticing the area I have shaded in photoshop ... I'm totally confused whether tha would be the "north tirol", "southern german tirol", obergammerauder, untergammerau, ...
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Does Venice smell?

I keep getting told that Venice smells pretty bad as a reason not to go (a lot of people say it's pretty crowded too but that's another matter). Apparently it's the canals in summer. Is this true? ...
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What will happen if I cancel the credit card with which I booked a flight?

I booked a flight from makemytrip using my credit card. I will be travelling in British Airways from India to the US. I am planning to cancel the credit card because I am leaving the country for good. ...
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0answers
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Flying to a Schengen zone from a country other than the one where the visa was issued

If i have a Schengen visa issued by the German embassy in Qatar, can I fly to Germany from Lebanon ? I heard that it's not allowed, but want to get a definitive answer.
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No residence proof , no bank account in UK , how to get Schengen? [duplicate]

I am on ICT tier 2 visa . I dont have any bank account in UK, all my salary and money is in my Indian Account . I live in service apartments provided by my company ,so i dont have any address proof . ...
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International driver's permit expired in Spain — what should I do?

I have a US driver's license, and I have an international driver's permit which, I discovered this morning, expired in June. I'm already in Spain, and I understand that here US citizens are ...
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1answer
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Claiming compensation for late service of Eurotunnel

Yesterday I was coming back from France using the Euro Tunnel, and they had substantial delays of about 90 minutes. Hence the question: when is it possible to claim any compensation from them for the ...
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Where can I eat sushi with chocolate in it?

In 2012, then Tokyo Governor Shintaro Ishihara said (in Japanese) Westerners practicing judo resembles beasts fighting. Internationalized judo has lost its appeal. In Brazil they put ...
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Do I need a transit visa through Geneva [on hold]

I want to book an air ticket that changes planes in Geneva. I am going to Canada with a Canadian visa. Do I need a transit visa?
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1answer
9 views

Boating in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

I am planning visiting Kanyakumari in Tamilnadu,India. I have planned to go boating on the seas there. I really want to know about the boating services available in the locality with timings and fare. ...
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1answer
44 views

UK General Visa Refused, how long till I Reapply

I am a peruvian who has a permanent resident in Australia and live in Sydney (27 years), I wanted to travel to the UK and visit some friends, i applied online but my application got refused. I put a ...
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1answer
55 views

Which mazes in Europe are worth visiting with children? [on hold]

I recently saw a maize maze near my home town in the East Midlands, UK. However, the functionality was fairly basic. The children loved it though so I wanted to explore other maze options across ...
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if temporary driving licese got expired, is it possible to extend? [duplicate]

My Temporary driving license got expired few days back. Is it possible to extend the temporary license to drive the vehicles without anyone who has the valid california Driving license.
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1answer
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Staying in the USA after the expiry of my waiver [on hold]

My waiver will expire on the 31 December 2014. Do I need a waiver all the time I am in the USA? I plan to enter the USA on the 30 December and leave on the 16 January.
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2answers
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What happens when you book a flight to a country you don't have a visa for?

I'm a travel newbie but I do want to travel to a lot of places. It seems that I could book flights to where ever I want to go, but some countries have visa requirements. What happens if you do get a ...
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Can a couple travel to Austria together from day 1 if only one of them gets a job offer there? [on hold]

I have a job offer in Austria and would like to travel with my wife from day 1. Is it possible? Or will she have to wait until I travel and receive my red-white-red before she can apply for a visa?
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1answer
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Same sex marriage in the UK for foreigners on vacation

We are visiting our friends in the UK on vacations and would like to get married while there, but neither of us are citizens of the UK Does the UK allow same sex marriage for two foreigners on ...
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2answers
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What's the maximum attainable internet bandwidth in Nha Trang? [on hold]

I am gonna make a long travel (or even permanent movement) to Nha Trang. Being a programmer I plan to continue working for European company remotely, that's why I need as good internet as possible. ...
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1answer
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Can I travel by road, from Greece to Italy, with only my Greek identity card?

I will take a trip to Italy by road this September, and as my passport has expired and needs to be renewed, I only use my ID card to travel by plane, but can I use it for road trip also? I will travel ...
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2answers
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Is there a preferable exit row in an airplane? [duplicate]

I think the exit row near the wings are not good because the wings carry fuel and they are close to the engines. For example: As it is clear, in the above situation the exit row near the wings are ...
3
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1answer
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Buying stamps in Barcelona Sants station

Earlier today, I bought some postcards in Barcelona, from a gift shop at a museum which didn't sell stamps. I then retired to a nearby cafe for a coffee, and wrote the postcards. After that, I hopped ...
3
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1answer
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Why do UK train tickets crossing London include the underground, but Paris ones don't for the metro?

When buying a UK train ticket, if one of the allowed routes for it involves changing stations in London, then then the route on the ticket will be printed with a dagger (†; described in publications ...
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Must do activities in Orlando [on hold]

What do I absolutely need to do or see on my trip to Orlando? I live in Las Vegas and am taking my girlfriend to Orlando in a few weeks for her first time. I have been once before but years ago. We ...
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With H1b petition only, can i enter Heathrow airport? [duplicate]

I am travelling from US to India with valid H1B petition. My passport is not stamped with Visa. Can I enter Heathrow airport to change my flight?
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1answer
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Select carrier to transport pallet from Europe to USA [on hold]

I'm planning to move from Switzerland to the US for about 2 years and plan to bring along about 2 pallet of stuff with me, next to the baggage I can bring along in the plain. I personally don't mind ...
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0answers
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Do students get free visas even if there is no teacher

I'm a South African undergraduate student who is planning on travelling through Europe as a tourist, simply for the experience. I'm not going with a teacher, only my fellow undergrad student ( who has ...
3
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1answer
49 views

Is the Cairo airport safe at night?

Tomorrow I will take a flight from Rome Fiumicino to Cairo Airoport that leaves at 10.35 PM and arrives at 2.35 AM in Cairo, Terminal 1A. Someone will send a taxi to catch me at the airport, but I ...
3
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1answer
64 views

Can I go to a bar in NYC without drinking at the age of 20

So, I would like to go to New York City next summer and for me the best time to do it is shortly before I turn 21, so I will still be 20. Will I be able to enter bars without drinking alcohol? I just ...
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106 views

Reliable android app for GPS without internet

I am travelling to Iceland soon, and just found out that my Garmin GPS does not give directions in Iceland. I know that I will have plenty of locations with Wifi during my vacation, but this will not ...
5
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2answers
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Can you get on an Amtrak train at a later station?

If I buy an Amtrak ticket from say Pontiac, MI to Chicago, can I get on the train at Detroit (three short stations down) if I happen to be closer to Detroit at departure time?
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Revised question on multiple visits to USA from February 13

ORIGINAL MARCH 2013 question: I have visited Los Angeles, USA on 3 long stays using the ESTA programme, purely as a visitor. I have a British Citizen passport. The stays began in September 2012 and I ...
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Airside arrivals area at Heathrow T3

A purely curiosity-based question -- sorry if that's not on topic: I flew into London Heathrow, terminal 3. After leaving the aircraft I followed the signs through what felt like kilometers of ...
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Is a student ID issued by the CENTRAL BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION, NEW DELHI valid for boarding on a domestic flight within India?

I am a student and will be traveling on an upcoming domestic trip on 20 October 2014 within India. This is my first trip and I am 17 years old. Since I am only 17, I am not eligible to obtain ...
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Is it possible to get a tentative flight itinerary to apply for Taiwan visa without paying?

I live in the United States (Ohio), have green card, and would like to visit Taiwan. To do so I need to get an entry visa, however, to get an entry visa they want me to book a flight and get a ...
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0answers
51 views

Greek type D visa: Can I travel to other Schengen countries? [duplicate]

I have a Syrian passport in which I have a Greek student multi type D visa (long-stay national Visa) valid for one year. Can I leave Greece to other Schengen countries (such as Sweden) before getting ...
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2answers
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Send 1 overweight suitcase instead of 2 underweight?

We're traveling internationally as a couple and are allowed 2 pieces of checked in luggage. Is it OK to send 1 slightly overweight piece instead of 2 underweight pieces? Edit: flying El Al
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Visa f1 visa b1:b2 [on hold]

thank you in advance for your help, I have a visa b1/b2 that expired, at the same time I have a F1 visa that will expire in 6 months, I am enrolled in school and currently only using the f1 visa. I ...
3
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1answer
106 views

Could not board flight LHR to BKK without departing ticket

I have been flying in and out of Thailand for 13 years. I have family, property, and bank accounts in Thailand. I have never overstayed. I have been refused check-in for the first time. I am a ...
2
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2answers
53 views

Travel to Scotland over Christmas & New Years: are hiking & outdoor activities right out?

I'm trying to plan a trip to Scotland & I don't want to wait >6 months for a number of reasons. It looks like there are a lot of winter festivals all over Scotland, and what I'm reading about ...
4
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1answer
64 views

Visa-free travel: no entry or exit stamp given between UK and French border?

I'm a US citizen traveling through Europe visa-free. I started my trip in Spain and got an entry stamp there. Later, I took the IDBUS from France to the UK and got an exit stamp from France and an ...

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