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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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Where can I rent a suit for a wedding in Tehran, Iran?

I hope to attend a wedding in July there, and I will be travelling for a few weeks beforehand and don't want to lug a suit around, I'd like to rent one while in the city. However, my google skills ...
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Supplying your own needle for Blood test for a Kurdistan residency permit

For the blood test (if still required) (see Current blood test requirement for Kurdistan residency permit) can one supply one’s own needle? Details of what is involved, in medical terms, would also ...
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Is there secure bicycle parking at the Reading train station?

Is there secure bicycle parking at Reading train station? By secure I mean: staffed and with a system that ensures other people cannot take my bicycle, where I can leave a bicycle safely for 3 days. ...
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Travelling through Ecuador by train

I saw a documentary about tren ecuador and was so fascinated that I decided to add this to my itinerary when I travel to South America later this year. A little research showed that this company ...
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Do I still need a blood test for a Kurdistan residency permit?

For a stay exceeding 15 days in Kurdistan even nationals of some visa free countries need residency permission. The short-term requirements are mentioned by the Kurdistan Regional Government and ...
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Will it be a problem for my Russian girlfriend to apply for a US nonimmigrant visa in Beijing while working in China on a business visa?

I would like to have my Russian girlfriend come visit me in San Francisco on a B-2 visa. She is currently working in Beijing, China as an English teacher. However, she received her employment through ...
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Where might I observe refugees escaping across the North Korea-China or North Korea Russia border illegally?

I will try to visit northern China and/or eastern Russia on this trip. I've visited South Korea many times and I'm really interested in the plight of North Koreans trying to flee from the repressive ...
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Will confiscation of over-the-limit alcohol prevent someone travelling to Cuba?

I'm traveling to Cuba with family members. All arrangements were made when I found out that one person in group had alcohol 2 bottles rum confiscated there less than six months ago as it was not ...
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Crossing sea border between Montenegro and Croatia

I'm going to rent sailing yacht in Montenegro and visit some towns on south coast (till Dubrovnik) of Croatia. And then come back to Montenegro. What custom procedures I have to do when leaving ...
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Looking for information on Nachi-no-Hi Matsuri 14 july

I am looking for information regarding this Matsuri. I takes place in Nachisan, Nachi-Katsuura-cho, Wakayama Prefecture I am only 20mn far from this Matsuri on July the 14th. More info : ...
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Schengen visa with UK visa expires in less than 3 months?

I was thinking of visiting some Schengen countries this June. However, my UK visa will be expired on August 30th, 2015. I know that most (or all) of Schengen countries require UK visa to be valid for ...
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Refusal of Tourist Schengen VISA - Twice - Italy Embassy

My Tourist Schengen VISA application was rejected for 1st time on 16-Apr-2015 with reason as “Your intention to leave the territory of the Member States before the expiry of the Visa could not be ...
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Any sites/apps for sharing and rating hiking/hillwalking routes?

In Germany, there are many hiking/hillwalking trails. Is there any apps or sites that allow people to share hiking routes? Where I can try to search for nice places people have been, or create my own ...
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Immersion at St Helen's Spring (Sacred Spring in England)

I have been planning to take a group of visiting in-laws to various healing springs in South East England (related question here), and St Helen's Spring in Hastings seems like a great venue. I have ...
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Is there an app for Android to look for flights with a “go anywhere” option search?

I thought if you wanted to search for fare prices from one city for a specific date to anywhere under a specific price Momondo, Google Flights or Skyscanner are the stuff to use but they don't work on ...
3
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German visa refusal and appeal is made

My visa was refused from the German consulate in Kolkata and now I appealed to them in writing along with many papers. After submitting all documents they called me suddenly for interview. I was ...
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Can I ask for a luggage transfer at the transfer check in counter in Taipei?

I'm taking a flight from Seoul to Taipei (on Korean Air) and then another one from Taipei to Paris (on Emirates) in August. The flights are on different airlines and booked with different ...
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141 views

Problems with picking up Italian Trenord tickets booked online - looking for first hand experience

I'm going from the UK to Merate, Italy next month. I'll be flying into MXP and really don't fancy driving, so I booked an advance train ticket to get me from Malpensa Aeroporto to Cernusco-Merate. So ...
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Transit visa from Amsterdam with Caribbean visa

I'm visiting St. Maarten from Sri Lanka. I have a Caribbean visa from the Netherland Embassy. Transit period in Amsterdam Airport is 4 hours. Do I need a transit visa to go through Amsterdam?
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South Africa overstay-undesirable waiver processing time

Has anyone had any experience with the South Africa Home Affairs overstay waiver request process? What is the turnaround time for the waiver? Will the SA border control at the Johannesburg ...
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Is it possible to apply for Russian passport by mail/internet in North America?

There is a limited number of Russian consulates across the vast territory of North America, and it would be quite inconvenient to have to attend one of them in person for passport renewal, especially ...
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Transfer from domestic flight to international flight in Nassau Airport

Is 1.5 hours enough time to go from a domestic Bahamasair flight to a jetBlue international flight in Nassau Airport? How long should we leave to get through US Customs in Nassau?
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Transit visa requirement. EgyptAir Mumbai to Toronto via Cairo

We are Indian passport holders, with valid visas for Canada. Plan is to take the EgyptAir flight Mumbai to Toronto, via Cairo. Problem is Egypt embassy website says we don't need Transit Visa if ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a layover in Turkey?

I have a flight layover of 12 hours at Istanbul. I have a official Indian passport and will have a Schengen visa as I will be returning from Germany. Do I need a transit visa for city tour? If yes, ...
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UK Visa application: maintenance and bank accounts

Can someone suggest if me & my husband both are travelling to UK for vacation and paying for our share of expenses like half & half...What should I fill in my visa application for 'Cost ...
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Schengen Visa questions

I am planning a trip across Europe but I'm a bit sketchy on the details and would really appreciate some help with the following questions: 1) I have a temporary UK residency since I'm a student ...
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Travel Deals Websites in Denmark or Sweden?

I know there are in Europe websites, that search travel offers from all tour operators/agencies etc and post best offers in their website (example holidaypirates in UK) Are there are some website ...
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Can I exit to India (Indian citizen) directly from Qatar (VISA on Arrival) & an UAE resident

Can I exit to India (Indian citizen) directly from Qatar (return journey) (VISA on Arrival at Qatar)) & an UAE resident. Also can I arrive to Doha from India on (VISA ON ARRIVAl) as I am an UAE ...
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traffic through Schengen area with an EEA Family Permit

I am a Chilean National and I have been granted EEA Family Permit here in Chile, to join my husband in UK. I came from Oslo to Chile to issue my Family Permit. I would like to use my ticket return to ...
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Laos visa-on-arrival for Indian Citizens: Is it also available at land border crossings?

I know via air travel India is one of the countries on the VOA scheme for Laos. What I am not able to confirm is whether that applies to land crossings as well. I wanted to see if anyone knew ...
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Visa Germany 2 times - Schengen Visa

I am intending to marry my fiance and I am therefore planning to travel to Germany to visit his family. I am a non-EU citizen and need a visa. The planned travel times will be as following: 18th ...
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Casual Khmer language classes or interchange in Siem Reap?

As always on my travels I like to study the local language, as usual I don't have a budget that allows the prices of "proper" courses or individual tutors. So I'm wondering if there's some ...
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Form for blood test in connection with Kurdistan residency requirement

Whether or not a blood test is required at present (see Do I still need a blood test for a Kurdistan residency permit?), what does/did the form available from the residence office look like and what ...
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Location for completion of Kurdistan short-term residency requirements

For a UK citizen, can the process for a short-term residency permit for Kurdistan be started and completed once in Kurdistan (say, for those eligible, in the 15 day visa free period) or must it be ...
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Last Minute Extension of Chinese M Visa

My Russian girlfriend has a Chinese M visa and is currently living in Beijing, working for a school via some type of agency (the school pays the agency, which takes a cut, and then pays my ...
2
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Schengen business visa extension in Spain

I'm travelling to Spain for business purpose and my visa is valid for just 14 days. Now I have another very urgent business to attend to in the Netherlands. Can I extend my stay for another 10 days to ...
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Is it now possible to visit the UK for tourism on an exsiting multiple entry business visa?

I am a British citizen residing in South Africa. In June I will be visiting family in the UK accompanied by my South African wife who holds a valid C Business visa (expiring in 2018). Under the new ...
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China Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit

Does anyone know how much trouble it is for a Chinese company to prepare a "Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit" (required for certain business visas). Presumably they may have to send an ...
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Getting an US visitor visa

I'm an Indian national and I have a friend in USA who got stuck and I wanna go and get her. The thing is I can't show bank balance, as I don't have any, but I have credit cards worth 5000 USD and I ...
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Guangzhou Baiyun airport to Shenzhen Shekou Ferry terminal

I'll reach Guangzhou late (22:30), what is the best way to travel from the airport to Shenzhen shekou? Many thanks in advance.
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Quickest Schengen Visa in Atlanta

I have an Indian passport, with F-1 visa living in US. I am travelling to India via europe (exact point of change of flight isn't fixed, but it is either Amsterdam, Paris or the Frankfurt.) I wish to ...
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Long-term visit visa for Dubai

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 ...
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Will Amtrak honor a saver ticket from an earlier station when other saver tickets are sold out?

I'm buying a train ticket on the long-distance Amtrak Empire Builder train that runs Chicago-Milwaukee-...-St. Paul-... I'm traveling from Milwaukee to St. Paul. All the saver tickets are sold out. ...
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Is there a free public outdoor gym somewhere in Dalat, Vietnam?

I like to have a bit of a workout in those public gyms you find in parks in cities and towns around the world. I especially like to find ones with chin-up bars, especially if one is high enough for a ...
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Danish Visa information for spouse

Hi I am an Indian citizen and I would like to visit Aarhus University, Denmark for a month in this summer. I have an invitation letter from them saying that they are providing me travel and local ...
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St. Angelo's fort tomb stone

St. Angelo's fort, Kerala is one of the places that I'm panning to visit on my trip to south India. While researching, I happened to come across this picture of a tomb stone that was placed there in ...
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I am from Malaysia, should I have a return trip or a multiple trips by Eurostar?

I am from Malaysia, a Chinese. I am travelling with my boyfriend, who is an Englishman. I will prepare some documents, such as: Salary slips Bank Statement Itinerary of my trip Accommodation ...
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Can I apply a new German Schengen Visa, when my first Czech Schengen visa has not expired but only allow me to entry once

I need your help friends. I have a single entry Schengen Visa from the czech embassy in London due from 22-03-15 to 12-04-15 and the duration of stay is only 7 days. I planned to stay in Czech ...
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Applying for Irish short stay visa from Taiwan as a Filipino

I am a Filipino wants to visit a friend in Ireland but holding a Philippine passport and currently residing in Taiwan(work), I hold a valid alien residence card here in Taiwan but will be expiring a ...

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