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What is the weather usually like in November in Palawan, Philippines?

I'm planning on visiting Palawan, in the Philippines in the next few days. I am just a little concerned about the weather, it seems like the wet season isn't over yet. Even if it's officially supposed ...
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Name too long for e-ticket. Should I be worried?

I recently bought a ticket for my whole family online. I have a daughter who is almost a year old. Everything's fine, but then I noticed that they cut her name short. Here is the example of the name ...
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River swimming near Chinon in France's Loire Valley

My girlfriend and I are staying just outside Chinon for a week and I am really keen to go for a river bathe/swim, somewhere safe. A bit of a Google suggests Barrou, which is an hour or so away, but I ...
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Outdoor climbing tour in/departing from Bangkok

I'll be in Bangkok for 3 days (and only Bangkok). I haven't been able to find any guided tours for rock climbing in Thailand that are based in Bangkok. I've only been able to find indoor climbing in ...
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1answer
24 views

What warm clothes should I take when traveling in southeast Asia? [closed]

While it's mostly very hot in southeast Asia, I plan to do some hikes that can go up and above 3000m. Considering some of these hikes will be at night in order to catch the sun rise, it'll be pretty ...
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108 views

Do I need ESTA to go from Puerto Rico to Norway on a direct flight?

Do I need ESTA to go from Puerto Rico with a direct flight to Norway? Will come to San Juan by boat.
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3answers
526 views

Where in Southeast Asia in July is it always sunny, without rain, and with few clouds?

What are some places in Southeast Asia in July where it is sunny, without rain, and with few clouds? I know that in the south of Viet Nam it is the rainy season then. Same with northern Thailand, ...
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1answer
62 views

Pakistani travelling to Indian Kashmir?

Is a Pakistani citizen allowed to visit Indian Jammu & Kashmir ? I asked my father about visiting it and he said Pakistanis are not allowed there. He also said they are scrutinized and are in ...
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Is there any other country than Germany with no speed limits?

I'm very into road trips. Therefore I'm always looking for something special. I think it is very special that at least parts of Germany's highways have no speed limits. But since I live very close to ...
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50 views

What does the $900 limit apply to in Australia?

When I recently went to Sydney, I was surprised to find that you had to declare items if the total cost was above $900? That seems like a rather small amount. I checked the box in the immigration ...
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Can I eat a beef burger in India?

I always heard that cows are holy in India. So I assumed that you can't eat any meat made of cows in India. But recently a friend told me, that it depends on the region. Not everywhere in India cows ...
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Thailand in October - Weather

I am going to stay in Thailand for 10 Days (5 in Bangkok, 5 in tour) in October (1st to 5th October in Bangkok, 6th to 10th in the locations below), and I would really appreciate a couple of hints on ...
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1answer
51 views

Carrying 3 laptops (1 new and 2 old) in hand luggage to India [duplicate]

While traveling on business to Australia from India, I carried my personal HP laptop (4 years old). Unfortunately, my laptop overheated and I had to buy a new Macbook Pro from Australia. I have the ...
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10% government tourist tax in Indonesia, what's going on with that?

While traveling in Sumatra & Java, I never seen (or noticed) a 10% government tourist tax. When arriving in Bali, many restaurant (& even homestays) display an additional 10% government ...
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1answer
49 views

Medan to Bukit Lawang, how to?

Is there some kind of public transportation going from Medan (Indonesia) to Bukit Lawang (Indonesia)? I heard of "tourist buses" but I'm wondering if there is no other ways to do that journey for a ...
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1answer
54 views

How to avoid getting hassled in Indonesia?

Hassling is happening in quite often in Indonesia. Although not as tough as in other countries (i.e. Morocco), it can get on your nerves after a while. Does anybody have tips on avoiding getting ...
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0answers
19 views

Oneway ticket from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Qatar (DOH) and onward to Singapore (SIN) [closed]

I am a resident of Malaysia travalling from Malaysia to Qatar and returning to Singapore from there. Will it be OK or will I have problems?
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1answer
59 views

Luggage-only insurance when traveling around the world?

I want an insurance that covers my belongings only. I already have a international travel health insurance, hence I do not need some link or recommendation to do-it-all packages (i.e. insurance for ...
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2answers
188 views

Booking two separate return flights home from the United States?

I'm off to the U.S. next month from the UK and have already booked my return flight home for October 2014. Now I'm trying to book my flight from the UK to the U.S, as it works out way cheaper to book ...
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1answer
338 views

can I add one more passenger in return flight of a round trip

I want to book a round-trip flight from Los Angeles to Detroit. But, while returning my wife and kid will be travelling with me, too. Is there any way I can book the returning flight including my ...
5
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1answer
37 views

Bus from Mostar to Podgorica

I would like to take the bus from Mostar to Podgorica. Is there any? I can't find much info online. I did find MontenegroHostel is running a shuttle service from Mostar to Kotor, but considering that ...
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1answer
26 views

Extra baggage costs - Dragon Airlines / Cathay Pacific

I am traveling from Qingdao, China to Delhi, India via Hong Kong for business. My ticket itinerary has 1 piece of luggage confirmed. My flight details are as follows: Qingdao - Hong Kong on Dragon ...
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1answer
48 views

1 hour connection in Warsaw Chopin Airport - strategy for not missing the flight

In about a month time, I'll be flying with LOT, transferring in Warsaw Chopin Airpot. I have 1 hour and 5 minutes if I run by the schedule. Last time I flew with them (Tbilisi-Warsaw-London ...
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1answer
38 views

Tourist visa for Hong kong as a indian

I am planned to go Hong Kong and stay there in 4-6 days and i knew that Indians can enter into the Hong Kong without tourist visa up-to 14 days, is there any other rules to be follow for that.Is ...
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2answers
193 views

Crossing the Black Sea (Ukraine to Georgia) by boat - risk of being boarded in a private vessel?

I am planning to go from Ukraine to Georgia crossing the Black Sea, not by a ferry but using a private boat. I would like to know if some people have experienced crossing Black Sea, and if it is ...
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3answers
274 views

Road-trip in USA: can a foreigner buy a car?

We are planning a road-trip in USA (and maybe part of central-america). Our first idea was to rent a car on each stage of our trip, but we realized that this option is about $1000 per month and breaks ...
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1answer
44 views

Use insurance provided by employer when applying for a Schengen visa

I am in the process of applying for Schengen visa, and one of the requirements that I found is Travel insurance with benefits coverage of 30,000 Euros. My current employer provides me with two types ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to find out if I need a transit visa for a layover in the UK?

Is there a website or some other way to find out if I need a transit visa for a short stop in the UK on my way somewhere else? Ideally this should give me the answer for all nationalities, and take ...
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2answers
56 views

I have a Schengen visa. What do I need to enter Switzerland if I drive through it to get to another country?

We shall be driving from Germany, through Switzerland to Italy. We may spend a night in Switzerland. I have a Schengen Visa (South African Passport)
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1answer
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Are there any lightweight travel alarm clocks?

I am looking for a lightweight, portable alarm clock for travel? This is my feature list: Preferably analogue display, with florescent hands. No ticking noise! Alarm with snooze. Alarm does not stop ...
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1answer
188 views

Where can I find the restrictions and easements that apply to a given UK Rail Ticket?

UK rail ticketing isn't always the simplest thing in the world, but the basics aren't too hard to learn. There are broadly tickets valid at any time of the day, those available only outside of peak ...
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1answer
45 views

1 and a half hour connection time in Munich with different airlines

I'm currently booking flights and my one flight is packaged as ARN -> MUC -> YYZ -> YOW The connection time in MUC is 1.5hr. My flight flips from Lufthansa to Air Canada in MUC as well. Is that ...
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1answer
45 views

British passport holder travelling to Kuwait and will be driving to Dubai via Saudi. What visa will we require?

Myself and family are British citizens and will be flying out to Kuwait, from there we will travel to Dubai via road and through Saudi. What visa will we need? Is the visa available at the border or ...
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0answers
24 views

return layover in US require customs [duplicate]

I am flying from Bangkok to Boston with a layover in Newark. Will I go through customs in Newark or my destination, Boston?
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4answers
3k views

Optimal packing method for bras?

This is a question for all the ladies of StackExchange. As a frequent traveller, I've found a few ways to pack bras better but I wanted to reach out to the peanut gallery and see if there was any ...
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1answer
64 views

Does staying in a windowless room have any effect on altitude sickness?

I'm planning to stay in a windowless room in La Paz, Bolivia for around 5 days. It's significantly cheaper than the comparable room with windows, and to be honest, the lack of windows for a short ...
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0answers
49 views

How safe to return USA from Canada, if have valid visa of company A but current employer is company B [migrated]

I came to USA on H1B visa with employer A, after 3 months I switched from company A to Company B. Currently, working as a Contractor for client X where my employer is Company B. Next month, I am ...
7
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2answers
898 views

How much is a traveler affected by Ramadan in Indonesia?

I'm planning to go to Indonesia this summer. However, Ramadan, where Muslims have to fast during the daytime, is going to be from June 18th to July 16th this year (2015). I'm planning to go to Bali, ...
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1answer
45 views

Medan to lake Toba (Samosir island), how to?

I want to go to Samosir island (located in the middle of Lake Toba, Sumatra Indonesia) from Medan (Sumatra, Indonesia) What transportation options are there available (buses, shared taxi, taxi, or ...
2
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1answer
16 views

Extend 60 days Indonesian visa

I have a 60 days visa. I got it outside of Indonesia, from the Indonesian embassy, as explained on How to get a 60 days Indonesian tourist visa from Singapore? I am now in Indonesia. How can I ...
2
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1answer
213 views

Visa to get out of the airport during a 12-hour layover in Amsterdam

I'm a permanent resident of Canada, and I have my Egyptian passport. I'm going to Cairo by KLM, I will stay for more than 12 hours in the airport, and I would like to go out for a quick trip in ...
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1answer
30 views

Singkil to Balai, how to?

I heard there was a public boat but also some speed boat going from Singkil (Aceh province, Indonesia) to Balai (Banyak islands, Indonesia). Is this correct? is there other options of transportation? ...
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12answers
9k views

What's the safest way to protect your valuable belongings from theft at the beach?

I am travelling solo to Barcelona. I was wondering if anyone has any tip on how to enjoy the beach when travelling alone. As in, is it safe to leave your belongings on the beach when you go for a ...
7
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1answer
67 views

Is there such a thing as individual tourism with water plane?

Seeing many water plane regular lines operated near Vancouver I was wondering if there is a thing like touring with water planes. What I have in mind is renting a water plane with friends or family ...
3
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1answer
28 views

Single entry visa with stop-over

I have a single entry visa to Spain from Abu Dhabi via Brussels. Flight from Abu Dhabi to Brussels is with Etihad airways and from Brussels to Barcelona is with Ryan Air. Knowing that I am changing ...
1
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3answers
54 views

Medan to Singkil, how to?

I want to go to Singkil (located in the southern part of the Aceh province, Sumatra, Indonesia) from Medan (Indonesia). What transportation options are there available (buses, shared taxi, taxi, or ...
1
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1answer
41 views

starting a flight at a stopover point [duplicate]

I have a ticket from Larnaca Cyprus, via London to Houston. I no longer want to start my journey in Larnaca as I will be in London. Can I just get on the plane in London after the 10 hour layover at ...
6
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2answers
738 views

Why are there no waste bins on public transport? [closed]

I have frequently noticed that public transport vehicles do not have waste bins inside. Instead, those are located on the stations. This seems to be the case in all the German cities I have visited ...
4
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2answers
93 views

Open Water Diver certification in Malaysia in the end of January

As the last leg of my 6-month journey, I will be stopping over in Kuala Lumpur from the 24th to 30th of January. I would like to fly out or take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to go to a place where I can do ...
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2answers
80 views

How is it possible to teach Indian drivers not to beep all the time? [closed]

I've been living in India for half a year, and still can't get used to it. It's abnormal and simply stupid to make signals all the time with or without (in 99% of cases) reasons. Is it possible to ...

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