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In Russia do people speak English? [duplicate]

I will go to Russia in December. I don't know Russian but I can speak English. Usually the people in Russia can to speak English or I've to learn a bit of Russian?
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Are biometrics shared between GCC?

Are only the biometrics of people who are blacklisted or convicted in any GCC country shared or are all biometrics of each and everyone who visits any GCC country shared throughout ? A friend of ...
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UK visit week before expiry date of visa [duplicate]

My UK visa expires on Sept 30, 2016 and I am planning to visit UK by 23rd sept 2016 for 5 days and I will leave UK either on 30 sept 2016, or a day before 30 sept 2016. Is it permitted. I am citizen ...
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UK Visa Refusal twice [on hold]

I have been refused UK Visa twice, in 2015 and 2016, I am about reapplying for another one again. I want to get all the document that they said was not in my application and reapply again, in the next ...
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How busy is the E50/D1 motorway in Czech Republic?

According to Google maps there is road work on E50 from Prague to Brno. We are going to drive that route next week, how bad is it? Would it be better to take a different route? Google maps also show ...
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How to purchase Japan train tickets online and also japan scenic itinerary?

I will be travelling to Japan next month for 10 days and i need to ask 2 questions here: 1 Is there any official Japanese website to buy train ticket online? 2 what would be the best scenic ...
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Two parents travelling on different itineraries, with different child-parent combinations on each leg

We are trying to figure out how to manage a trip between USA and Europe where my husband and I will do different parts with different combinations of children (both aged under 4). Mother flies USA-...
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Layover in Addis Ababa: need to collect checked luggage?

I'm going to travel from Mumbai to Durban on Ethopian airlines. It is my first time traveling alone. My layover in Addis Ababa is only 40 minutes. Do I need to collect my luggage in Addis?
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How important is knowing German in Germany?

I was recently speaking to a German about learning the language, and he said not to bother – whether planning a permanent move or only a short visit, you can get by just fine, as everyone there speaks ...
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Four weeks in Italy, France, Switzerland, Ireland — 3 UK SIM best?

I am interpreting Three UK's About Feel At Home and Pay As You Go pages as: I buy a 20 GBP Three SIM from eBay UK and then, in September, I can use 12GB in the four countries listed (the only ...
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Is it possible to travel to Co To island, Vietnam without a special permit now?

I am planning to visit Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Sapa, Da Nang, and Hội An in Vietnam in the next week. I heard that Co To Island (near Ha Long Bay) is really beautiful and worth a visit. When searching ...
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Will U.S Embassy give a B1/B2 visa to a dual citizen even one of his nationality is USA?

Just assuming someone has dual citizenship of USA and country A, and he will travel between these two countries. Just like other dual citizens, he prefers to exit and enter country A by using his ...
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Is it possible to purposefully miss a flight to force a short-check?

Let's say you're transiting through London with checked bags. The airline refuses to short-check your luggage. You then proceed to miss the second flight, forcing them to take your bags off the ...
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Is there a cultural belief in Brazil or Portugal that frowns upon brushing one's teeth / spitting in the kitchen sink?

I was recently told by my Brazilian roommate not to brush my teeth in the sink (I wasn't, I just spit in it) because of cultural reasons. Is there a cultural norm in Brazil / Portugal where this ...
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KrisFlyer Ascend Card [on hold]

Today I got promo email regarding this. Is this credit card good to use if I use it for redeem flyer miles? What is the benefit of this card? Is there any other credit card is good to use for flyer ...
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Required funds for American traveling to UK to visit fiancée [duplicate]

I am looking to travel to the UK (Britain) to visit my Fiancee, I have the passport and I am getting the funds for the visa and the trip. But I am not completely sure how much money I would need to ...
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3-month trip to California - Do I give my bank my Social Security Number? [on hold]

While I am here, I opened an account to a popular Bank of the United States, where some money are being deposited now and then. When I opened the account (I asked for the simplest and minimum one), I ...
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What are the differences between the Emirates A380 Experience and iPILOT Dubai flight simulators?

The Dubai Mall offers two different flight simulator companies: the Emirates A380 Experience and iPILOT. Both offer non-motion flight simulators, one with the Airbus A380 and one with a Boeing 737, ...
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Can I claim my luggage if I am forced to stop after only the first leg of my journey

I booked a ticket from Toronto to Rome with Air Canada. The flight has one stop, in Frankfurt. For personal reasons I need to get off in Frankfurt (it was not a cheaper ticket, I didn't know that when ...
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Driving to Canada and back to the US

Do USA Green Card holders need a Visa to return back to the USA from Canada?
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How much Spanish do I need to know for travelling within Spain?

I plan on travelling by foot on the Camino Francés alone. I will have access to the internet/google translate via my smartphone. I am also a native french speaker (from Quebec). How much Spanish do ...
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Daughter flying alone from Athens Greece to Newark to Chicago - Need info/advice

My Daughter will be flying alone from Athens, Greece to Chicago with a layover in Newark. What exactly will she have to do during her layover in Newark? Specifically, will she have to: Go through ...
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Can I reapply UK visit visa immediately after refusal?

I have been refused a UK visitor visa this week. I have travelled to the UK twice: once to study and then as a visitor in 2014 when I stayed only for 6 weeks. My circumstances for this application ...
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Transport Calama <-> San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

What is the best (highest cost x benefit, lowest travel time) way to get from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama? I know there are some bus companies and another companies that offer private shuttle. ...
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Returning to US with ESTA for second time

First of all, if similar question already exists, I apologize - please provide a link to the other question. Situation: I have been living in US for over 10 years (green card holder). My girlfriend ...
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1answer
115 views

Wearing shorts with hairy legs in Moscow

Is it appropriate to wear shorts or walk around beaches if you have hairy legs, as a man in Moscow?
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What's the point of biometric passports if they're accepted even if the chip fails?

Biometric passports supposedly increase the level of passport security by including a digital (cryptographically signed?) copy of the passport, along with the owner's fingerprints. However it seems ...
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How to pay when booking airline tickets by calling?

I always book my airline tickets online. But a promotional offer I am trying to get is only available through calling. Instructions say pay by credit card. But I am not comfortable providing my ...
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Renewing an unused B1/B2 US visa

I have a valid 5 years B1/B2 visa that was issued about 4 years ago. I never used it as I intended to travel to work in a specific project that was cancelled. Now, There is a similar project ...
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What are some tips for a child flying alone for the first time?

I am 14 years old and will be flying on a WestJet plane from Calgary to Vancouver, Canada. How early should I arrive at the airport? What do I do once I arrive at the airport? What should I do first, ...
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Bulk air ticket booking

I've a situation where I've to make an air booking for around 10 people on a return trip. I've never done a booking for more than 2 people at a time and know that some of the websites do not even ...
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Where can I swim in the Soča valley?

There's no public pool (that I noticed) in Bovec (that I noticed anyway) and the Soča generally looks to be too fast flowing to practically and safely swim in. Where nearby Bovec (preferably) and ...
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Can a non US resident (international billing address) rent a car using priceline bidding?

I checked online and on priceline bidding a rental car rate is significantly cheaper than outside of the US (over 20%), including the CDW insurance. But, this rate is only available for credit cards ...
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Could I re-enter the UK again for another 6 months?

I am a Hong Kong citizen holding a HK SAR passport. How long am I able to visit the UK within a 365 day period ? My stamp is for 6 months. Could I leave within 6 months but re-enter again a couple ...
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Does T-Money card expire?

Similar to the question on Shanghai subway card, does South Korea's T-Money card expire after not being used for a while? Because I will enter the country again and again, I don't consider refunding, ...
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1answer
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How to get a receipt when scanning my card on Tel Aviv buses?

Some buses in the Tel Aviv area (and possibly the Jerusalem area and other places) let you just scan your Rav Kav (smart bus card) when entering from any door, with no driver interaction. These ...
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Transit visa needed? [duplicate]

I am a student in canada with Indian passport, can I take a connection flight that goes via US to Canada? Should I take a transit visa for the same?
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Saw this from Windows 10 wallpaper. Hope that someone can help find this

Saw this from Windows 10 wallpaper. Hope that someone can help find this - blue lake with snowy mountain. I want to go here one day! Looks very serene.
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How, exactly, does the ESTA system work - specifically on arrival?

I am travelling to the US next week and want to check I have it right about how the ESTA system works. Other answers like this this one, describe what the process is and how to apply, but do not ...
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Moving girlfriend with me from US to UK - visas? [migrated]

I may be moving from the US to the London for a job offer and I'd like my girlfriend to come with me. We would live there for a few years at least, so she'd like to find a job there. What options ...
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Montenegro stay for remote working and fun [on hold]

I spend few days in Podgorica last week and on the coast and I would like to spend rest of August there. Remote working and enjoying local crowd. I am in my mid-30. Is there a place which would ...
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What documents required in order to pass by car from Russia to Mongolia?

For example, a Spanish citizen with his 1971 S.E.A.T. 124 (Spanish-made fiat 124), is travelling from Spain to Mongolia via France, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, ...
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Taiwan tourist visa for Pakistani citizen

I am a Pakistani citizen living in Pakistan and would like to get information for Taiwan visa . There is obviously no consulate or Embassy in Pakistan so basically I need to ask 2 questions here: 1 ...
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Is there a website listing the location of all the Windows 10 lock screens?

Windows 10 has an extensive collection of lock screen photos, many of which have prompted a question here on Travel.SE. Is there a website which lists the location of all of these photos? I imagine ...
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How much transfer time do I need when traveling from Germany (via London) to the USA?

I searched flights, but the transfer times seem pretty short. I want to go from Hamburg, Germany, to St. Louis, MO. The itinerary for the flight I want to take is the following: Hamburg -> London ...
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1answer
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Is a Transit Visa Required for Montreal Layover?

I am a student from India. I have got my study permit (Temporary Resident Visa). I was just checking a flight from New Delhi to Toronto. One of the flight I was interested in was New Delhi -> London , ...
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Multiple entry Schengen Visa valid for 5 years, with duration of stay : 90 days

In July 2015, I have been granted Multiple entry Schengen Visa valid for 5 years, with duration of stay : 90 days. My job requires me to frequently travel In and Out of Schengen countries, and have ...
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For how long an invitation/sponsorship letter is valid?

Can I send the invitation/sponsorship letter today, knowing that my friend is going to apply for the visa after two months? Would the invitation letter be still valid, specially the bank statements? ...
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When do companies usually release flights?

So I am going away next May (May 2017) to Cyprus and booked the hotel as I got it at a really good price. I then searched for flights and found there to be just one, which was leaving at major ...
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How to register a car brought from EU in Cambodia? [on hold]

I am planning to drive from Europe to Cambodia and there get a 12-month business visa. Will it be possible to register my vehicle there and get Cambodian licence plates, so I can leave the vehicle ...

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