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Is the water potable in Swiss mountain huts?

Swiss mountain huts often have running water (for toilets and handwashing), but usually signage that state the water is not potable for drinking. Is this sign for one's own benefit (and health), just ...
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1answer
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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 ...
2
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I am interested in visiting a refugee camp. What would be a good place to do so in Europe?

My previous question concerning the Calais border crossing received answers indicating it's probably not a good place to visit. However I am still very much interested in exploring the current refugee ...
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2answers
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Flight to Thailand via Muskat with Oman Air, Power source?

I recently bought a ticket for a flight from Munich to Bangkok via Muskat with Oman Air. I took a peek at their fleet but it seemed like I wasn't able to get the information I needed. Is there any ...
2
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3answers
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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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21 views

Thailand in October - What do do? [closed]

I just bought a tour to Thailand in October, which starts with a flight through Oman (where I only have to stay at the airport for a couple of hours) with Oman Air, then plans a 5 days stay (from 1st ...
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1answer
69 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 ...
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1answer
339 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 ...
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New zealander wanting to travel to USA [closed]

Im a nz citizen living in Australia, that wants to travel to USA for 7 months end of this year, i've already looked up some websites but i still cant find any answers.
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How to make a trip program for schengen visa from poland embasay ?

I've submitted a schengen visa application and my interview is after 2 weeks so i was wondering if i should offer a trip program in only poland as i was looking forward to travel outborders and visit ...
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1answer
31 views

Extra 50 lbs (23kg) bag with Air China

I am traveling from Qingdao, China to Mumbai, India on Air China for business. My ticket itinerary has 1 piece of luggage confirmed. However, I bought some additional items that I have to take back ...
3
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1answer
45 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 ...
2
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1answer
58 views

Would you recommend driving or taking a tour bus in Iceland? [closed]

I'm travelling around 1st week of July to Reykjavik, Iceland. I'll be there with my family for about four days. We're good drivers in US. However, not sure if I should be renting and driving a car in ...
6
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1answer
111 views

Is it common for hotels to allow requests when booking a room?

I looked around a bit for this question and didn't see it anywhere, but it's something I've never known. A few friends and I are taking a trip soon, and I was wondering if it is common for hotels to ...
3
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1answer
43 views

If my Schengen visa insurance expires on the day of my departure?

It's my first time to Europe and I'll be applying for a Schengen visa. I bought a travel insurance. On my coverage letter, it says the expiration date is Aug 20th. However, that's the date of my ...
2
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Do I need to state my side trip country on my application form?

I will be applying for my tourist visa at the Germany embassy as my main destination is Germany however I would like to take a side trip to Italy for maybe 3days do I need to add Italy as a second ...
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46 views

Re-entering with B1/B2 visa [migrated]

Istayed in the States on a B2 visa (Malaysian passport) for 10 months (was granted 6 months by CBP but extension for 6-months was approved). I was on holiday and never worked. My boyfriend is American ...
2
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0answers
45 views

UK dependent visa refusal can I apply for review in this situation? [migrated]

My wife's and child's visa for UK tier-2 dependent was refused. The reason for the refusal of my wife's visa: in the bank statement and in the passport only one letter was different, e.g. wifename ...
5
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3answers
940 views

Is it possible to skip between days without changing hours by traveling West at 330mph? [closed]

If one were to continuously fly around the world to the West along the Equator so that they moved at an average 330 mph (world diameter 7918 miles / 24 timezone separations = ~330 miles per zone ...
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0answers
20 views

Transit in Europe with Expired Canadian PR and valid USA visa [duplicate]

I am a holder of Egyptian passport. I want to travel from Toronto to Abu-Dhabi through Europe. I have an expired Canadian PR card and a valid USA visa. My return will be via the states. Will i be ...
6
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0answers
63 views

Has anyone been to the Hindenburg Crash Site?

The Hindenburg crashed in an airfield at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station, which you can now visit on a base in New Jersey. To do so, as it is a military station, you need to register two weeks in ...
6
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1answer
76 views

How to validate jump 24h/48h/72 in Brussels?

I have some doubts abut validation Brussels jump card 24h/48h/72h . If I buy one of these cards I should validate it for the first time in the red machine with white eye? And then I am not sure if I ...
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0answers
34 views

How to take my belongings when moving to a new country? [migrated]

I'll move from Brazil to Sweden, and therefore will take a LOT of luggage (desktop computer, clothes, notebook, etc.), that probably wouldn't fit in a single bag. What's the best way to take my ...
4
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1answer
34 views

Mosquitoes in Plitvice National Park

Are mosquitoes prevalent in Croatia's Plitvice National Park? At least in July. My guidebook has a few warnings about Zagreb but doesn't say anything about the park. Usually places with water and ...
2
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2answers
82 views

One-way or return ticket for one year study [closed]

I am about to study in Hungary this fall and going back home in June next year. I am Indonesian and Residence permit is needed during my stay in Budapest. As I am preparing document to apply for a ...
3
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1answer
37 views

Which side of the Zagreb - Ljubljana Train has more scenic views?

Going to Ljubljana from Zagreb by train soon. The Seat61 describes the ride: There are several trains every day linking Zagreb & Ljubljana, journey time 2h28. It's a lovely scenic train ...
5
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1answer
71 views

Driving from UK to Turkey, is a French Schengen visa sufficient?

I'm intending to drive to Turkey through EU countries ie; France, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. I know I'm ok as a UK national, but the wife is a Turkish citizen with ...
7
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1answer
40 views

Secondhand/antique book shops in Lisbon

I am soon going to Lisbon. Being a big enthusiast of dictionaries, I would like to acquire some when I get there. What I am mostly interested in are big technical (but not only) dictionaries at a ...
6
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1answer
65 views

Bringing shoes back into Australia after visiting rural India

I'm going to be staying in a village in rural India. I've heard that quarantine is sometimes concerned about dirt possibly bringing things into the country. How likely is this to be an issue?
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0answers
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Data sim for Hungary

Preparing for my trip to Sziget, I was wondering what the cheapest prepaid data sim cards would be Hungary has to offer. I checked the Prepaid Data Sim Wikia and was planning on buying Magyar ...
3
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1answer
34 views

Schengen Visa for Gap Year

I am a South African hoping to obtain a Shengen Visa for 3 months. Seeing as I'm taking a gap year, I am currently not employed. Please indicate if any additional steps need to be taken. I have more ...
2
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1answer
37 views

Checking bags through to final destination on two separately booked tickets, on Ukraine International Airlines

I am looking at possibly booking a flight from Gatwick to Moscow Domodedovo (DME) (via Kiev) with Ukraine International Airlines and then separately booking my transfer later that day from Moscow to ...
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0answers
14 views

sponsorship application [closed]

In fact,I am wondering whether I am on right track of finding sponsorship for travelling abroad.I want to travel single trip to USA for claim of my fund but I don't have sponsor.Why am I searching you ...
2
votes
1answer
31 views

Europe travel from a work visa

Suppose I get a work visa to work in Paris. Does that mean I can take a train and travel anywhere within the Schengen region, though I do not have a tourist visa? Or should I carry a tourist visa from ...
2
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2answers
66 views

Does more money in account help get a longer Schengen visa?

Do consulates provide a visa valid for a longer duration if they find more money in the bank account? I am applying from UK to France/Italian consulates.
2
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1answer
83 views

UK Visa - Mention my previously refused applications

I'm applying for a short term student visa in UK to attend a summer school. I have applied for UK visit visa two times before and was refused. The first was on 2008 because I did not submit a bank ...
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7answers
9k views

What to do without underwear on a 4 day trip?

Ok, this might be a ridiculous question/situation but it's my situation. I'm at a football camp in boston until Friday, and I've realized I forgot to pack any underwear (I wear boxers), I have the ...
6
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1answer
106 views

Are there examples of Googie architecture outside the U.S.?

Falling in perhaps both the genres of "futurist" and "kitsch", Googie architecture is a classification for buildings which take on certain exaggerated, stylized characteristics, such as: ...
2
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2answers
30 views

Traveling to South Africa

I've heard that you need to have two empty pages on your passport in order to enter through Capetown. I see mixed messages on this thought. Does anyone know the latest and greatest? Thanks!
2
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1answer
84 views

Seeking reliabie website/company to renew USA passport quickly

I am in the states and will travel very soon. I may want to renew my USA passport within one week. I am getting the run around from the official State Dept tele number. Some businesses/websites ...
4
votes
1answer
56 views

How much should I worry about the 6 month rule on passport validity for visiting Israel?

I have reservations on El Al to travel from JFK to Israel on July 5th and return on July 15th. My US passport expires on January 10, 2016. The airline told me that they would not let me board ...
2
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0answers
52 views

7 Hours to Kill in Atatürk [duplicate]

I am booked to go from Dublin to Hong Kong with Turkish airlines with a stopover in Istanbul. There is a long layover, and I was wondering if anyone knows if I can leave the airport and head into ...
2
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0answers
46 views

Applied for a Canadian Working Holiday Visa over six weeks ago and still haven't heard anything, should I be concerned?

My boyfriend is Australian and applied for a working holiday visa on May 10, and the site said the processing time would be six weeks. We were under the impression this was the maximum time and he ...
4
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2answers
47 views

Caucasus: end overland trip where I started without retracing my steps

I'm looking into a Caucasus trip visiting Turkey, Georgia and Armenia. A return flight from IST is far cheaper than a multi-city flight, so I'd like to get back to Istanbul without going over the same ...
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1answer
92 views

What are the consequences of overstaying Schengen zone for 28 days in 90 days period with a valid visa for the next 3 months?

I'm a Russian citizen holding a Schengen visa valid from 01.08.14 till 31.07.15 For the period from 20.11.14 to 18.05.15 I overstayed for 28 days. The immigration officer at Swiss border hadn't ...
3
votes
1answer
74 views

How do I take care of valuables on a Germany trip? [closed]

I'm traveling to Germany in the summer for a month and will be staying in hostels (as of now). I'll be having a backpack with essentials and a small briefcase with my laptop and important documents. ...
5
votes
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 ...
2
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0answers
17 views

Shuttle bus from Podgorica town to the airport?

It seems tricky, but it's a capital, must be some public transport to the airport, right? What all I can find online is some outdated posts mentioning there's a shuttle arranged by Montenegro airline ...
39
votes
7answers
10k views

Is it socially/culturally acceptable for Indian/Sri Lankan people to visit the Oktoberfest?

I will be in Spain by the last few days in September, and since the Munich Oktoberfest ends on October 4th, I have a few days to visit Oktoberfest. I'm a Sri Lankan citizen, and I look obvious for ...
2
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0answers
47 views

UK citizen, proof of funds for Canadian long visit

I'm a little worried. My partner and I are planning to travel to Canada in less than a week, with return flights booked for just over a 5 months period. We've been told this will suffice for a tourist ...

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