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Where is the quietest place on Earth?

I just wondered if there is a known "most quiet" place on Earth. Perhaps people have measured ambient sound throughout the year is various placed claimed to be the most quiets. And perhaps one has ...
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entering HK after a scrap with the immigration

a year ago I mistakenly overstayed for 5 days and I was forced to return to my country but I didn't want to pay the plane ticket, the HK govt paid and flew me back. Now, I need to go to HK again for ...
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2answers
122 views

Entering China from Hong Kong without a Hong Kong visa

I have a Chinese visa but I don't have a visa from Hong Kong. Can I go to China from Hong Kong airport without the visa? I am getting convenient flights to Hong Kong.
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214 views

Air travel with a stoma (ileostomy or colostomy)

A stoma is a surgically inserted hole in your stomach through which urine and faeces can exit your body. It's part of the operation where your bladder or colon gets removed. There are approximately ...
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1answer
9 views

Is there a way to find an aircraft's statistics?

Given a flight's tail-number, is there a way to search for the on-time statistics of that plane? So far I've only found ways to search for on-time statistics per route.
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1answer
10 views

How is Schengen area revisited at end of six months?

As you may be aware, the Schengen visa area of Europe allows for Canadians to visit all of the countries under the Schengen treaty, without need for a visa, and for a period of 90 days out of any six ...
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1answer
15 views

Applying for a Schengen Visa as a visiting student in UK

I am an exchange student in the UK for January- May 2015. I have a Pakistani passport. My visa here ends July 1. I want to do an Europe tour, or atleast go to one or two countries, after my exams end ...
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1answer
95 views

Converting patronymic names to surnames

Most of the visa forms online require you to enter first name, middle name, last name combinations. This works only if your name follows the "first name - family name" format. In many parts of the ...
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Is the train station of Aiguafreda, Spain ever served?

While planning a trip, I saw that to access the Montseny Park, near Barcelona, one can take a train to the town of Aiguafreda. However, on Renfe website, the train services website, I cannot find ...
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How many visas are required to visit Kazakhstan (from India)?

So my friend who lives in Kazakhstan(originally from there) says it will take me three visas- Schengen visa ,Kazakhstan visa and Russian Visa. But I doubt that. Please help me out here.
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557 views

Is it safer to travel with another person when hitchhiking in western Europe?

I hear some crazy stories where young hitchhikers get abducted and even murdered by killers who prey on young hitchhikers. Are the odds of such bad incidents high? Is hitchhiking in western Europe ...
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Traveling with luggage in Machu Picchu region and avoiding altitude sickness

We have a trip ahead in South America that includes about 4 days in Cusco - Machu Picchu region. The main purpose of this part is obviously to see Machu Picchu, a bit of the Sacred Valley, catch a ...
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1answer
20 views

Are there any Canadian credit cards that offer medical insurance over 30 days?

I've been looking around for a Canadian credit card that offers out-of-country medical insurance for at least 30 days. I notice a lot of cards have 7 days or less. Does such a card exist? A card will ...
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Credit card vs insurance company medical insurance

Does anybody have any experience making a claim with a credit card company as oppose to an insurance company package & what are the differences between the two. Particularly ones available to ...
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59 views

Accommodation options in London for three months in summer [on hold]

I am interning at a company in central London in summer 2015, and I am responsible for handling my accommodation. What are my housing options for 14 weeks, with a total budget of 2000GBP (i.e. ...
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Places in the Alps by sunshine duration

I want to go hiking in the European Alps during the summer (preferred hiking elevation 1000-3000 m). I don't mind the location but I want to have the highest chance of sunny weather. What are the ...
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1answer
46 views

Visa requirements for Jamaica for an Indian citizen with a US visitor visa

My parents have Indian citizenship and Indian passports. They have US visitor visas and are traveling to US in the next month. I am planning to travel to Jamaica for vacation (5 to 6 days) with my ...
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1answer
60 views

How to prepare financial documents while applying for a Polish National Visa? [on hold]

I am applying for a Polish National Visa for Study purposes. My parents are bearing all expenses for my tuition and stay. My father is a teacher in a university. He has arranged all the money I need ...
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1answer
135 views

Travelling to Himalayan National Park or Nanda Devi Reserve in Monsoon

I will be arriving to New Delhi in 15th August and this is a rainy time in Delhi as well as certain other parts in northern India. Is it safe to travel to any one of these two national parks in the ...
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1answer
79 views

DNT cabins near the Trondheim-Bergen bus road

I am planning to do some hiking in West Norway where I've never been before. The car rental being a bit too expensive for my budget, I was planning on taking the bus from Trondheim and Bergen (bus ...
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1answer
24 views

Tourist on ICT Short term visa?

I am an Indian citizen. I have ICT tier 2 short term UK visa valid till June 2015. I was in UK for 6 months. My assignment got over and I came back to India in Jan 2015. I want to visit UK again as a ...
3
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1answer
25 views

Checking In Luggage During Intermediate Leg

I am traveling to SFO using LHR-EWR-SFO flight. The layover at EWR is ~10 hours. I wanted to buy something (a little bulky) in New York for the friend I am visiting in SFO and wanted to check this ...
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1answer
29 views
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1answer
52 views

Can I still use my US tourist visa if I depart from a different country to that where I obtained my visa from?

I'm working here now in the Philippines. Worked in Bangkok for a couple of years as a teacher. I got my US tourist visa in Bangkok when I used to work there, but now I live in the Philippines. I'm a ...
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0answers
88 views

How is the range of Google Maps new drive time feature defined?

I just noticed Google Maps new feature. It allows the user to get approximate drive times for a specific date and time using average traffic conditions. This is a feature which many people have been ...
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1answer
24 views

How Can I see the Bus Schedule for Bus 150 Bad Ischl to Salzburg

We need to take the bus line 150 from Bad Ischl to Salzburg. Where can I see a bus schedule so that I can figure out if our plans are feasible?
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1answer
24 views

Ireland Transit Visa when flying from IND - Abu Dhabi - Dublin - US

My parents are Indian Citizens. They hold a valid B2 Tourist Visa to USA. I'm planning to book a flight with Hyderabad (India) - Abu Dhabi (UAE) - Dublin (Ireland) - USA. The leg from Hyderabad to ...
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1answer
407 views

UK Visa Status check

I have a US Green Card and applied for UK visa (Travel Visa) last month but haven't heard anything back from the New York Office. I am travelling on the 19th and am really concerned. They don't have ...
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1answer
685 views

Travelling from India to canada via Dubai and London. Do I need a transit visa

I am travelling to Calgary from Delhi. I have an Air India flight from Delhi to Dubai then British Airways flight from Dubai to London and Air Canada flight from London to Calgary. My query is "Do I ...
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706 views

Flight rescheduled, what are my options?

A few weeks ago, I booked a flight with Transavia going back from Prague to Paris on the Wednesday 10th June 2015. Yesterday, I received an email saying "your reservation has been updated, click on ...
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1answer
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How to get a new UK Driver's licence while travelling?

So hypothetically my driver's licence is lost (quite likely). I'm not in the UK. Is there any way I can get a replacement one from overseas and get it sent to either me, or a friend in the UK who ...
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0answers
27 views

How do I explore the Black Sea Coast between Georgia and Istanbul? [on hold]

I will be travelling to Georgia (Tbilisi) in June, and then want to go to Istanbul. I would love to see some places along the Black Sea Coast along the way from Tbilisi - can someone please help me? ...
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2answers
45 views

Western Europe Lonely Planet Travel Guide for a trip from Paris to Milan for Expo Milano [on hold]

I intend to travel from Paris to Milan (and other cities on the way, if I have time). I'm going to buy Western Europe Lonely Planet Travel Guide for guidance. Is this a good book for my purpose? Is ...
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2answers
186 views

How close to the end of my Vietnam tourist visa can I still get an extension (through an agent)?

I've got three days left on my tourist visa in Vietnam and really wouldn't mind staying. When I was in Ho Chi Minh City I went to the immigration office and was told it's currently only possible to ...
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2answers
126 views

Schengen Visa exipres a day before departure. Do I need to re-apply for visa?

I applied for Schengen Type C tourist visa from 13th December to 24th December, 2014 in Italian Embassy, India. My flight from New Delhi will reach Rome on 13th of December and my return flight is on ...
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0answers
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Buy track running equipment in China [on hold]

I'm planning to do some running in China. Is it possible to buy enough quality equipment there? I will need tracking shoes, running shoes, trousers , fleece, raincoat, 30l backpack. I'm expecting to ...
3
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1answer
44 views

Alcohol limitations crossing into Canada from U.S

I'm planning a trip to Canada from the U.S. this summer and would like to bring some craft beer to share with family members who live there. How much will Canada customs allow me to bring into the ...
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1answer
79 views

Where in London should you bring a fan of the band Madness?

I'm going to London with a huge fan of the band Madness. Is there anywhere special I could go with him as a nice surprise? I know that the members of the band grew up there. I guess their videos ...
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1answer
29 views

Required documents for minor U.S. citizen entering and returning from Canada [duplicate]

My 17-year-old daughter's passport expired on April 1, 2015. She is a U.S. citizen. I need to know if she will be allowed to across the border from Rochester, New York to Canada and back from Canada ...
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1answer
36 views

Does my Australian friend need my passport and visa information if he buys my ticket?

My Australian friend wants to buy my ticket so I can visit him in Australia, I live in the United States. Does he have to have my passport information and my visa information to purchase a airline ...
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1answer
54 views

Any site for booking travel tickets for visa without paying?

I need to submit a travel itinerary in order to apply for Schengen Visa. Is there any site (like Expedia, Orbitz, etc) where I can book a round-trip flights for a week? In Orbitz, I can do it for 24 ...
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1answer
56 views

UK Visa in The Philippines (submitted with clerical error)

I just submitted my UK Tourist VISa Application and I inadvertently answered the question "did your travel outside your country of residence?".. i answered NO which should be YES as I have plenty of ...
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1answer
122 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 ...
2
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1answer
58 views

Less than 6 months on New Zealand passport and travelling to Thailand

Will I be allowed into Thailand with less than 6 months on my New Zealand passport
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1answer
71 views

Will I have to recheck my bags?

I am flying from Halifax, Canada to New York, USA to Tampa, USA. I will be able to go through customs in Halifax. Will I have to recheck my bags at the New York airport?
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0answers
19 views

Do I require a transit visa for Cuba?

Does an Indian citizen holding Indian Passport need any type of visa for Cuba if flying onward within 72 hours to the Cayman Islands?
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1answer
138 views

Is there a way to make USPS discard Standard Postage mail?

USPS letter mail is generally divided into First Class and Standard. Generally, Standard mail does not get forwarded if you do a change-of-address -- only First Class does. Most of the letters that ...
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0answers
13 views

Would I be charged custom on MBA bought from Singapore duty free? [duplicate]

I am buying a Customized Macbook Air from Singapore since its not available in India. Since I am a traveler and have boarding pass, to my understanding I am exempted from GST tax while making my MBA ...
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2answers
34k views

Can I cross the USA-Canada border with a birth certificate and a passport locator number?

My US passport took too long to be shipped to me, and it will arrive after I need to leave. Will I be able to cross the border from the United States to Canada with a birth certificate (copy) and a ...
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1answer
53 views

Schengen visa: Interrupted stay

We have a Schengen visa for two years which states “multi entry” max stay 90 days, and UK visa for 10 years. My question is that we wish to go to AMS stay there for a month and later on go to UK for ...

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