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Is it rude to tell the ice cream man in Istanbul not to mess with me?

I have never been to Istanbul but I am planning to go there with the kids. A friend of mine showed me yesterday a video of him buying ice cream from a traditional ice cream shop in Istanbul. He ...
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Can you bring a beach sand to the US as a souvenir?

When entering the US, there is a question (11d) on Customs Declaration about bringing soil with me. Does a beach sand count as a soil? Can I still bring it? This is a different question from this one ...
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Arrival visa from airport

I am an Indian with Kuwaiti residence. If I travel by Emirates with my family (wife + two kids) can I get a stop over in Dubai for 3 days without any difficulty (is it easy to obtain a visa to exit ...
18
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4answers
3k views

Air travel with white powder in little transparent bag

Instead of plain old coffee, I sometimes like to get my daily caffeine ration from other drinks, e.g. fruit juice. For this purpose I have bought some pure caffeine, which takes the form of white ...
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0answers
14 views

Is it a problem if customs finds a second passport on the passenger with a seemingly-different name?

Coming into the UK with two passports, one with a UK spelling and the other with a different spelling of the same Arabic name. The second passport has been issued by an other country. It's valid ...
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22 views

Need to fly to australia

Which flight would be better to fly to Australia, I want to land at Sydney, please tell the flight should be cheap and even nice
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1answer
15 views

Schengen visa for a stateless person

I have applied for a long-term residence in the Czech Republic. However, as I am a stateless person residing in Uzbekistan, I was permitted to enter only 11 EU countries out of 28. Does it violate the ...
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1answer
638 views

Turkey transit visa for a stateless person?

I am a stateless person but I am a resident of Uzbekistan. I am going to visit Bulgaria on the 16th of August this year. Unfortunately there is no direct flight to Bulgaria so I have to fly through ...
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507 views

Long term vacation on Falkland islands?

Has anyone ever been there? I was wondering if anyone knows any "local" classifieds site there for a somewhat mid-long term accommodation (3 months?) without staying in a hotel. Also, does anyone know ...
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1answer
79 views

India rail (Bhadrak-Howrah): Can I alight at any stop and then continue the journey later that day?

I want to go To BHC/Bhadrak on 12th June but I booked the ticket to HWH/Howrah. I want to alight in BBS/Bhubaneswar for work, can i board any train through to BHC/Bhadrak using the same ticket on the ...
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1answer
124 views

Do U.S. citizens need visa for short term stay in France?

I am confused about traveling for tourism from USA to France. I am a US citizen, currently a student and not employed for work. I would like to travel to France several times over the next few months, ...
1
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1answer
49 views

Restoring a cancelled IRCTC ticket

We have booked a ticket online from IRCTC for five members. 1st has cancelled his ticket. But due to unavoidable situation last 2 members have to cancel their tickets. Is it possible that the 1st ...
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4answers
14k views

About Schengen 90/180 rule

I have searched the web a lot and could not find an answer that fits my situation. Here are two links that are quite contradictory: Schengen visa rejection ...
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1answer
47 views

How to show proof of employment?

I recently got a visa refusal for UK visit visa. I provided a letter of employment from my hospital plus a letter of leave. It stated my job, position, salary. Visa officer stated that he is not ...
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0answers
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Student visa Italy question restarting 90 day time clock without student visa [duplicate]

If a us citizen with us passport is in tome at a university in Rome already but mistakenly didn't get a student visa before leaving the United States, Can he leave Italy and come to New York to ...
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2answers
34 views

Are there any passenger trains from Sweden to Finland?

I know about buses and ferries, Rail transport in Finland page does not say if they are passenger trains VR page shows only trains to Russia.
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1answer
78 views

How to get passport back from UK consulate while traveling to other countries?

I am a US permanent resident applied for UK visa. I received email saying that visa has been granted and my documents will be shipped in 72 hours. It's been 8 days, I am still waiting. My problem ...
0
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1answer
41 views

General Visit visa enquire for Italy

Me and my wife want to go to Italy for 1 week holiday. What document do we need to have? I visited England before, will that help me to get tourist visa for Italy?
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0answers
12 views

proof of sufficient funds for german visa

I have applied for a German job seeker visa from India for 6 months. The visit has to be paid for entirely by my parents who will be supporting me through the duration of the stay. How do I fill in ...
4
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1answer
45 views

Do my children need any kind of identification if we are flying inside the UK?

I kind of remember advice about having an ID when you fly even if you are traveling within your home country. My children are still young and have no ID apart from their birth certificates.
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0answers
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Do I have to pay Korean health insurance during my exchange studies, even though I have another suitable insurance? [migrated]

I am going to be an exchange student at a Korean university. I have my own travel insurance plan from my home country. It covers the whole sojourn period, all planned activities and is valid ...
0
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1answer
39 views

Will I get refund on a cancellation of ticket of tatkal when it's already confirmed, but berth is not allowed yet?

Tatkal PNR # 4624311700 - Status CNF While booking status was CKWL3, now it's showing the status as CNF (confirmed). However, berth is not allowed yet. Will I get refund on a cancellation of ...
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0answers
13 views

Smoke weed in coffeshop of Amsterdam [duplicate]

Following this answer: http://travel.stackexchange.com/a/12980 I couldn't entry in a coffe shop as foreign. Is this still valid? I heard that they changed it, and now I could entry, but I can't find ...
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1answer
472 views

Safe place to see the “real” Palestine as an Israeli passport holder?

Palestine is divided into three zones. Zone A contains the major Palestinian towns and is off-limits for Israelis. Zone B has some Palestinian villages and is partially restricted for Israelis. Zone C ...
12
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1answer
6k views

Is it possible for Indian citizens to travel to Gilgit–Baltistan and Azad Kashmir?

The Kashmir region of the Indian subcontinent and has been under territorial dispute between India and Pakistan for decades. There are two regions in particular that are claimed by India but under ...
3
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1answer
117 views

Traveling within the EU as a minor

If you are an EU citizen and if you are under 18 for example if you are living somewhere close to the border to another EU country can you enter the other country without any letters or permits by ...
8
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1answer
2k views

10 checked pieces of luggage on a flight instead of a shipping service - crazy?

I'm moving to another country (Israel/Palestine to the Netherlands) and need to ship my personal effects. For the sake of discussion suppose I'm not shipping any furniture, and every single item fits ...
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1answer
50 views

How to get schengen visa if already in UK [duplicate]

I am in United Kingdom on a visit c-type.. What if I wish to visit Paris from UK.. How to get a Schengen visa on Pakistani passport?
4
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1answer
72 views

Height and weight issues for riding animals in Mongolia

I'm about six foot four, and my weight varies, sometimes being on the wrong side of 90 kg. Am I likely to be too heavy or too tall to ride a camel for health, animal welfare, operator legal liability ...
2
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1answer
112 views

Why is a visa required for Australians visiting Mongolia?

Australian citizens require a visa to visit Mongolia. A number of other countries don't require a visa - some western countries, Asian countries, even Cuba and Israel. Why isn't Australia one of them? ...
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0answers
45 views

Have u ever rent a car? [on hold]

just want to ask that have you ever rent a car in USA if yes then please tell me, how to rent a car from here?
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2answers
359 views

Can I apply for US visa while I am a visitor in Canada?

I am an Indian passport holder and currently visiting Canada. I have a 10 year multiple entry visit visa for Canada and I want to apply for a US visit visa. Can I apply for a US visa in Canada while ...
7
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3answers
2k views

For countries that issue e-visas, do any also take up a full page of your passport when you arrive?

Even though I travel a lot I've never had an e-visa. I just found out at least some countries that issue e-visas do not then attach a full page version of the visa into your passport when you arrive. ...
4
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2answers
67 views

Ocean view east of Edinburgh

I have one more day to kill in Scotland and I started to think that it would be nice to see the ocean. Where is the closest spot to do this outside of Edinburgh? It should be easily accesible by car ...
0
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1answer
17 views

B-1 Visa Application and SSN from F-1 Visa Validity

I am going to the US on a B-1 visa to attend a conference. In the DS-160 form, it is asking for a US SSN and TIN. Previously, I was an international student who graduated and did my OPT for one year. ...
16
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1answer
817 views

Compare train ticket prices in Britain

I'm looking to buy some train tickets for travel in Great Britain, but I know there are many train companies in the country. Does there exist some kind of website that allows me to compare the ...
12
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1answer
763 views

Are airlines allowed to move up the time of a flight?

I was on a flight recently where my flight was schedule for 5:50PM, but when I got to the gate, the time had changed to 5:45PM and eventually 5:40PM. While it didn't make much difference for me since ...
4
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1answer
54 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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3answers
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Cheap way to get around Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka - alternatives to the JR Pass?

Me and my friends are going to Japan 2 weeks from now. We'll stay for 4 days in Tokyo, overnight in Hakone, 3 days in Kyoto (with a side visit to Nara) and 2 days in Osaka (Summer Sonic!!). So my ...
3
votes
1answer
205 views

Long-term visit visa for UAE: after which date should I leave?

I applied for a 90-day visa and got a long-term visit, single-entry tourist visa. The date given is 09-March-2015, and it's valid until 07-May-2015. My agent says the 7th is the latest date I can ...
2
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1answer
29 views

Sending unaccompanied bags from Vietnam to Borneo

We are working in Vietnam in October, and then working in Borneo. We have 3 weeks between the two jobs, and would like to do some back packing during that time. So we would like to send our bags (3 ...
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0answers
17 views

Best traveling destination [on hold]

Where can be the best traveling destinations for upcoming winter and how can we get the best rate of stay?
4
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1answer
55 views

Train travel from Belgrade to Munich

We're planning to travel by train from Belgrade to Munich in mid September. We are planning on buying the tickets when we get there but I'm really concerned about not being able to get tickets because ...
1
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1answer
36 views

From Dusseldorf airport to Bochum Ruhr University by public transport

How to get from Dusseldorf Airport to Bochum University campus, by public transport, train or bus? I plan to go there early October 2015.
2
votes
3answers
178 views

Affordable stay options in / near SF in September 2015 [on hold]

I was looking for hotels to stay in (just me) in SF between the 11th and 20th of September and the prices are HIGH! The lowest decent hotel's for $200 a night. Most of my meetings are in Santa Clara / ...
2
votes
3answers
290 views

What is the best US bank account to use for extended world travel

I will be traveling the world over the next 1.5 years: mostly Europe, but some Middle East, South America, Africa and Asia. I am looking to switch to a US based bank that can provide me with a debit ...
0
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0answers
22 views

Visa for Schengen area / EU for US citizen partner [migrated]

I am an Italian - and therefore EU - citizen, in a relationship with a US citizen. While we do intend to get married at some point in the future, we would like to first live in the same country or at ...
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0answers
51 views

Travelling to explore world- Good or bad? [on hold]

I guess for most of the people travelling is a fun part. They get to know different places, learn different cultures etc. But travelling only may be a bad aspect in accordance to social aspect. There ...
3
votes
1answer
67 views

Interpretation of the expiry date on a Schengen visa [duplicate]

I am South African and intend visiting Greece and my existing Schengen visa, but the visa expires on the day I fly back - my question is technical, my visa expire on the 7th, does the visa expire at ...
0
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0answers
70 views

I have applied for UK entertainer visa and it got refused [on hold]

I have applied for uk entertainer visa on 6th August and I have received all the documents. My visa application was rejected. I gave all my proof: my bank statement and income tax file. As I am ...

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