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I'm aware that the Schengen visa allows free movement across 29 countries in the Euro area, but how free is it, exactly? As free as you want it to be. Once your Visa is granted, you can move freely across countries until your permission expires. Please note that even though the UK is in the EU, it is not participating in the Schenghen programme and, as ...


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What is one meant to do with the water? Simply drink it after your coffee (hot chocolate) or if you prefer at the middle of it - it does not have any specific rule: instead it's for your pleasure. Although to my experience they generally come with a sparkling (frizzante /frɪtˈzante/) shot of water rather than normal ones. Beside the points @JoErNanO ...


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The practice of accompanying an espresso with a glass of water is typical in southern Italy, and in particular in Naples in which coffee is something of a mystical ritual. Recently other establishments across Italy (and worldwide) have begun following this practice. High-end places might serve you a glass of water as an implicit statement saying that their ...


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You can often find coin dispensing machine in Post Offices


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Walk into a bank with €25 and ask for a coin roll of 1 Euro coins. You will get a yellow roll with 25 of them in exchange. You can also get a purple roll of 2 Euro coins for €50.


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Look for unmanned automatic laundry places. Since the washers/dryers there are usually coin-operated, you'll find a coin dispensing machine to convert your notes into shrapnel. You're likely to also find similar machines at self-service car-washes, or in any other business providing coin-operated services. They usually look something like this: Cassa per ...


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Enter a bar or supermarket and ask if they can change your 10€ bill into 1€ / 2€ coins for the parking. Repeat again in some other place. Probably they will stare badly at you. You're not obliged to consume or buy anything. Be warned that some cashiers may refuse your request. This is a common behaviour even for italians. This site reports that parking ...


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Roads that the race actually follows are closed to cars a couple of hours before the racers arrive, sometimes more depending on the area. Cross roads are open until closer to race arrival time. Best bet is to drive nearby and get your bike out and ride the rest of the way to your preferred viewing point. Bikes and pedestrians can move along the closed ...


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Generally speaking, I don't think your husband's diplomatic passport makes any difference for this purpose. This also means that you probably need a visa. But as the wife of an EU citizen, as long as you are travelling with him, that visa should be free of charge and you should not have to present any bank statement. On the regular visa form you can omit ...



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