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Do's and Dont's of doing a pilgrimage as an atheist?

I plan on doing the St-Jacques-de-Compostelle pilgrimage, but I am also unequivocally atheist. My motivation for undergoing a (mostly) religious pilgrimage is pushing the limits of what I believe I ...
4
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2answers
108 views

Does one need to fill in a form for a Visa On Arrival?

I am specifically looking for the case in Indonesia. If a form is required, what sort of information is required on the form? Or does this simply involve paying a fee and getting a stamp on my ...
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3answers
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What are the conditions of applying for a 10-year Chinese visa?

According to Wikipedia, China currently has 10 year visa agreements with Canada, US, Israel and UK. What are the conditions of applying for such a visa? Do you have to travel to China a few times on ...
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65 views

Traveling from Spain to Dublin while having a UK arrest warrant [on hold]

I have a UK arrest warrant for non payment of fines. Can I travel to Dublin from Spain by plane? Please let me know only if you know the facts.
5
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3answers
143 views

How to reach Munich Hbf from Munich's Airport (Terminal 2)? Disabled person

Recently I asked here a question about reaching Marktoberdorf from Munich's Airport. @user24582 gave me very helpful information and links. I contacted Mobility service of the Deutsche Bahn and ...
4
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1answer
63 views

Retrieving checked bags from a connecting flight

On my way home from my honeymoon, we have a scheduled stop in Houston prior to flying home. If I were to get off and stay in Houston instead of flying home, how can I get my bags that are probably ...
2
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1answer
263 views

Visit to US before F1 using the Visa Waiver Program

I am going to start a phd at the US with an F1 visa. University told me that I could enter the US only 30 days before the date on I-20. Since English is not my first language (and this would be a big ...
0
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1answer
41 views

Is there enough to do in Montreal for a week-long stay? [on hold]

I'm looking to visit MTL during POP Montreal, which is from September 21- 25. All in all I'll be in the city for a week. I understand that POP is a more leisurely festival than other events such as ...
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70 views

UK visa refused twice. What am I doing wrong? [on hold]

I'm Jordanian in Saudi Arabia So I applied for a visitor visa to the UK, 1st time I applied I was unaware of what document I had to apply and got a refusal and honestly that was my fault, but on the ...
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3answers
527 views

Easiest way to get to Ensenada from Tijuana or Mexicali?

I'm on my way to Ensenada (from New Zealand), and am having trouble finding the easiest way to get there. This is made a little trickier by my multitude of options. My two options are to travel there ...
4
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2answers
59 views

Does a JR pass or even a regional pass make sense for Kansai?

I'll be in the Kansai region for eleven days (September 5 to 15). I'm flying in and out of Kansai International Airport, will spend a couple of days attending a conference at the Kyoto International ...
4
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0answers
35 views

Is it possible to hike the moors in Dartmoor without having a car?

I'm interested in doing some hikes in Dartmoor -- single day hikes, for the most part, to see the moors and tors and the like. However I do not have a car, nor am I able to rent one (I have no driver'...
3
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0answers
64 views

I overstayed in the US [on hold]

I went to the US on a work visa that expired on April 30 2008. I stayed there and got married in February 2009. My husband who had a green card at the time did the paper work. However, I was told to ...
2
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0answers
43 views

Overstay in uk for 18 months and want to visit Australia [on hold]

I overstayed in uk on a student visa for about 18 months but tried for an extension when my visa expired and was rejected as I couldn't pay my uni fee. I'm married now and he wants to take me on a ...
5
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1answer
30 views

Can I buy a local SIM in South Korea that enables tethering?

I will stay for a week or more in Seoul, and want to get a local SIM in my iPhone. As far as I know, there don't seem to exist any carriers that enable tethering, as it is not mentioned there (but it ...
5
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2answers
61 views

Bringing mangos from the UK to Russia as a gift

There is an existing question here Mangos on flight from Palawan to Manila? that addresses a different case. We are hopping over to Russia tomorrow, I will return the same day/next day but my family ...
6
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1answer
26 views

Are Award Travel Changeable or Refundable?

For tickets purchased normally, there are tons of types of tickets with various rules regarding changes, cancellations and refunds, but what about for award travel. On the AAdvantage site, there seems ...
4
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1answer
30 views

Hong Kong Airport Express Shuttle bus

I’ll be taking the Hong Kong Airport Express to Tsing Yi Station and then transfer to Disneyland Resort. Can I still board the complimentary shuttle bus at Hong Kong station to my hotel if I take the ...
3
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1answer
256 views

How much currency/cash can be carried in while travelling to India in flight?

I am an Indian and now in Hungary. How much euro's can I carry with me in flight when I travel back to India?
2
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0answers
48 views

I am Indian, traveling to Singapore for a week on a tourist visa and need to apply for Schengen Visa in Singapore

A bit of an urgency, I am Indian, currently in India. I need to urgently fly to Singapore next Monday, and I will be back in a week. This won't give me enough time to apply for my Schengen visa from ...
0
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1answer
112 views

B2 Visitor visa - Surnames are different in my passport and dad's passport

I am from India and I am working in the USA on H1B VISA. I want to apply B2 (visitor) visa for my parents but I have a situation ( as below) where I need your inputs. All my father's documents have ...
3
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1answer
56 views

Travel from India to Caribbean or South America

How can someone from with Indian passport come to Jamaica without dealing with a transit visa? We applied for a transit visa through Canada but were denied. We are open to traveling to Jamaica or ...
6
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1answer
37 views

Travel changes with an Iranian visa

I received my Iranian visa two days ago. My plan was to go there for a week, but unexpectedly I have an extra week available (due to an event in Turkey being cancelled just recently). Therefore I ...
3
votes
2answers
251 views

Travelling Netherlands and Belgium on a budget — need trip feedback [closed]

First time traveller here. I am trying to put together a travel route-slash-trip plan for my vacation this August. I've done some research, but I feel like I can benefit from an advice of someone more ...
9
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1answer
50 views

Where can I see folk music and dancing in Moldova?

We'll be taking a holiday in Moldova and are interested in watching a performance of Moldovan folk music and dancing. There are evidently large and elaborate productions by groups such as the ...
2
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0answers
33 views

Buying a flight ticket to the UK for a foreign national

My girlfriend from Mexico is coming to study her Master's in the UK for a year. She's in the process of applying for a visa and looking at flights to the UK. For some reason, when she searches for ...
2
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2answers
94 views

Can I get off at transfer airport using a one-stop ticket?

Here is the potential situation: You buy a round-trip ticket from Tokyo to Paris via Beijing, and go to Paris. After spending time in Paris, you want to spend some time in Beijing. In this case, is ...
5
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1answer
183 views

UK visa refusal due to undefined source of fund after retirement

My mother (aged 62) applied for UK visitor visa from Bangladesh recently and got refused. She was intending to meet her elder sister who is a British Citizen living in London. As they haven't met for ...
11
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3answers
2k views

How to properly merge on a busy highway? [on hold]

While merging freeway with speed limit of 100 km/hr. I accelerate to catch up merging speed of 100 km/hr, driver behind me almost touching my tail. Vehicles on freeway are not letting me merge because ...
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0answers
35 views

tourist visa needed i am form india [duplicate]

I am a 30 year old person who want to go on tour in Canada for 6 months. My dad is going to sponsor me. My profile: I am a management graduate and have 6 to 7 years of work experience in luxury car ...
14
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5answers
1k views

Cheap way to travel last minute across France by public transport?

The starting point and end point are not very important, but it will probably be Lille (~Belgium border) and end point around Hendaye (~Spanish border) I am planning to spend ~3 days crossing. Time ...
5
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1answer
36 views

Public baths in Montreal

Some countries are known for their public baths, places that people still go to today. Hammam in Turkey, sento in Japan, sauna in Finland, they're also very common in Hungary and probably much of the ...
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8answers
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What is the best method for exchanging dollars for Euros?

I'm traveling from the US to Europe in a few weeks. What's the best method of exchanging dollars for Euros? I imagine there's options like: at the airport when you arrive in Europe at a bank in ...
3
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3answers
2k views

Is winter of Bangkok very cold?

Is it true that Bangkok can be very cold in winter? If so,when would it be very cold and how cold can it be?
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0answers
57 views

Can they take id proofs through pictures in phone? [on hold]

Before entering the domestic airport can we show them id proofs picture through photograph? I am under 18. Will my school 12th admit card be a viable id proof?
4
votes
2answers
45 views

How to dress for Himachal Pradesh in October?

I can't find historical weather data for October (or any other month) in Himachal Pradesh. Is it cold? Snowy? What would be a good idea to bring for minimalistic clothes packing?
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0answers
50 views

canada tourist visa needed i am from india [on hold]

I am a 30 year old person who want to go on tour in Canada for 6 months. My dad is going to sponsor me. My profile: I am a management graduate and have 6 to 7 years of work experience in luxury car ...
3
votes
0answers
181 views

US citizen travelling to the UK with an immigration hiccup in the past

I am a US citizen currently living in France with a long-term researcher visa. In the next year, I need to visit the UK for the following purposes: A week-long meeting / informal training with ...
3
votes
1answer
2k 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 ...
5
votes
0answers
83 views

Can my 13 year old sister travel back to her country (India) unaccompanied?

Me and my sister (13 years old), are traveling to the UK and my sister has an accompanied visa. Is it possible for my sister to travel back to her country (India) unaccompanied with airlines escort ...
2
votes
1answer
13k views

Finding an old flight number

How can I find an old flight number from over three years ago? I am trying to make a claim for a delay of over five hours. They sent us to the wrong destination and lost our luggage.
14
votes
6answers
221 views

How does the Italian “Aperitivo” work?

One of the Italian traditions I yet have to fully understand is the "Aperitivo" / "Apericena". It basically is a (pre-)dinner buffet that comes included when you buy a (slightly higher priced) drink ...
14
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2answers
1k views

Are there any drinking water fountains/taps in Paris Charles de Gaulle airport?

I'm not a big fan of spending 3EUR for a 250ml bottle of water, hence the question: are there any drinking water fountains/taps in Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, be it airside or at departures/...
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0answers
55 views

refusal of my visa [on hold]

Am a twin.I applied for u.k visa with my twin sister to join our parents.we submitted the same documents but mine was refused.in the refusal letter they didn't state any reason why they didn't give me ...
8
votes
3answers
1k views

Getting from Dublin Airport to Dublin Ferryport by public transport?

Are there any sensible ways to get from Dublin Airport to the Dublin Ferryport, without going via the city centre? Both are to the north of the city centre, so one might naively expect there to be an ...
15
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2answers
134 views

Sahara in Morocco - Do we need 4x4 car?

I plan a roadtrip which will start in Tanger and ends probably in Marrakech. We want to go mostly through Eastern Morocco. Tanger -> Rif ... etc., then go through Sahara as long as possible. We are ...
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votes
0answers
21 views

direction and draw polyline [on hold]

When drawing polylines for directions, change the color of the lines to indicate the traffic conditions. Green lines if no traffic Red lines if heavy traffic Orange lines if moderate traffic in ...
5
votes
0answers
40 views

How far do taxi from Incheon Airport go?

I have an event in Yeoncheon, South Korea (near the North / South border). My flight takes me to Incheon Airport, then I need to somehow get from there to Yeoncheon. I've researched and there doesn't ...
6
votes
4answers
97 views

AAA benefits as member of a European automobile club? (IHG rates)

This travel blog article (in German) mentions that also members of a European Automobile Club can use the AAA preferred rate for booking hotel rooms with IHG (a hotel group): Wer bei einem ...

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