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Look for BLS (Basic Life Support). Depending on the course or the country, it usually provides enough knowledge to deal with a few medical emergency conditions including: Heart attacks and breathing problems (CPR) Choking. Drowning. Bleeding. Allergies. I am qualified for that and I feel that this is very important, especially when I am with my family ...


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(disclaimer, I've never been there) Have a look at (and related pages): http://burningman.org/event/preparation/getting-there-and-back/ and http://survival.burningman.org/your-survival-in-brc/survival-checklist/ Black Rock is in the middle of the desert and you need to be self-sufficient or you will not enjoy your stay Depending on your involvement in ...


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Usually in the month of November, rainy season would be over; but it can be very unpredictable nowadays due to climate change. I'm from the Philippines but I haven't been to Palawan yet. You can check out this link to view a six-day forecast exclusively within the Palawan region.


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Todd from Flightfox here. I'd like to explain our major recent improvements, particularly the details of our price guarantees, to answer the original question. It's true that many things have changed with our format, policies, guarantees, processes, etc., over the past couple of years. These changes come from constantly trying to improve things for ...


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Alright here is my experience and what I think of how customers are treated on flightfox. I put my request in for a flight from from SYD - BRU (29/06/2015). I was without any say in it, given a guy as an 'expert' who read my request and probably just accepted it and slept on it. After 24 hours I get a message that he has started working on my flight and ...


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When I was stationed over there in the early 2000's, you could buy a map from Esso that had all their other stations located on the map. If you're looking for a non-tech solution to make sure you can get fuel, this is one option.


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When I traveled to Germany a few years ago (US citizen) I realized that my cell phone plan wouldn't have data service over there, and as such, Google maps would be useless. I looked around for a GPS app that allowed you to pre-load maps, and eventually decided on CoPilot GPS (I have no association with the app, just a satisfied user.) You do need to pay for ...


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http://maps.adac.de/ has this feature. The page appears to be German only, but it shouldn't be too difficult to use. The first input box on the left is your starting point, the one below it your destination. Then click on "Weitere auswählen (0/38)" and check the box next to "Tankstellen & Spritpreise". Next click "Weiter" and or "Route berechnen" and ...


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You seem to be ignoring price, and refuting evidence of the price in your comments throughout here. While there may be $500 one-way tickets from NYC, NYC is on the tip of the US closest to Europe. There's no way you can reasonably assume all Americans would use NYC as their gateway to Europe, or could do so in a timely and cheap manner. Going from DFW -> ...


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In most cities, you want to either spend a few hours or a week or two, and there's not much point doing anything in between. You can pick off the highlights in a few hours (except maybe in London and Paris), and it will take a week or two to get to know the place and properly relax into it. So if you want to visit more than one city on your holiday, you ...


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I'm going to have to disagree with Calchas. I know a lot of people who engage in this mode of traveling, but I can't think of a single person whom I would say enjoys it. Others have given reasonably good explanations of the phenomena, but I'd like to point out an error the question-asker has made -- it's not just Americans and Asians visiting Europe that ...


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But even people arranging their own "Europe trip" seem to repeat that pattern. Perhaps the answer to your question then, is that many people enjoy this mode of travelling. I have to say, there is almost a hint of snobbery in both the question and the answers. As though the only proper way "to experience" a place is to spend six months in it fully ...


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I wanted to add an answer that does not contradict the others, but instead includes some personal reflections. When the younger crowd sets out to "DO" Europe, their 'peer status' rises in proportion to the number of places visited. It means, for example, that 4 or 5 hours in France counts as "DOING" France just as much as 4 or 5 days does. It gives the ...


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First of all I have to say I totally agree with jpatokal answer. But on top of that I wanted to point out a flaw in the reasoning of your question; There are two possible reasons to go on a holiday: To relax, not being stressed To see stuff you never get the chance to see normally Now, for some people it makes sense to combine those things - like it ...


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Some people just appreciate that type of travel, myself included, while I am not an American nor Asian and I have more than 30 days vacation annually. I would love to spend a 10 days vacation in visiting more cities, try a bit of that city and a bit of the other one. This gives me joy and happiness. Although I do not have tight schedules, I just do that as ...


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I have seen the same happening with Europeans in Australia and New Zealand, with young Europeans on their first InterRail pass or long road trip. There is so much to discover and so little time to do it in. It takes time to learn to slow down and do only a few locations in a trekking holiday. Many people do one location holidays, which is all right for ...


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I'd posit two reasons: limited time and not understanding the size of the continent. In both the US and Japan, the standard vacation time allotment is ten (10) days per year, which translates to two weeks. (And in Japan, if you're a salaryman, using all your allowance is considered near-treasonous towards your company.) Substract a week of that for sick ...


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Unfortunatly it's a bit outdated, but used to be a good starting point. Most of the routes still apply. It's possible that there are new ones that are not listed yet. http://www.flycheapo.com/ In any case keep in mind that you are looking for cheap prices, not for low cot companies. It's not uncommon that a traditional company can provide a cheaper price ...


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I'd say a few hours will suffice, it's not that big a site. I'd actually recommend visiting Prambanan the day before going to Borobudur, since it'll still feel impressive that way around. The best approach is to hit Prambanan in the afternoon, drive up to Borobudur, stay at the Manohara lodge on the park grounds, and use their sunrise tour package to visit ...


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I have been used the TripIt.com. This website and app has some incredible tools. You can assign your email account for the service read the content of your emails and organize the map for you. At first moment is a little scary a external tool reading your emails. But this is really helpfull. After received the confirmations emails from the hotels, ...


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This is a bit late for you, but there's a website now for your purpose. http://www.vamo.com can help you plan this multi city trip. You just add all the cities into the trip, it will try to find the best transportation for you (including flight/train/rental car/etc), so you don't have to do all the searches yourself. If you have specific ordering in mind, ...


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This weather map is not exactly what you are looking for, but it should give you a fair idea about current conditions and history.


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You can check this below site for information: South West Monsoon in India, 2013


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As i was often traveling on that route, i recommend to use plane. From Stansted it will take you 70 minutes to get to Edinburgh Airport, then you can take bus 35 or 100 ( I recommend 100, as it goes straight to centre). Currently you can take tram as well. Journey from Airport if you take 100 bus, will take you 30 minutes, and you will have bus every 10 ...


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As someone who does this route maybe twice a month my preferred options are as follows: Fly. If I am in a rush and require to be in Edinburgh early or in a short amount of time then I fly from London City Airport to Edinburgh with British Airways. The flight time is roughly an hour and I can be at the City Airport 20 minutes before take off with no ...


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Flying is the fastest option (1h10), but you'll have to take into account: traveling times to the airports: London City Airport is close to the city center (22 min to Bank Station), but Edinburgh Airport is not (35 min by the tram or 30 min by the slightly faster Airport 100 bus, or 25 min in light traffic if you're driving or taking a cab outside peak ...


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The fastest commercial option is to fly at 1 hour 10 minutes. The train is roughly 5 hours and driving is also roughly 7 1/2+ hours in excellent conditions. Ryanair, British Air and other airlines provide comparable times. Flights are available from Gatwick, London City, Heathrow, or Stansted. Privately, you can hire a helicopter and reduce the flight ...


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The fastest option is by air. There are frequent services from all of London's airports, including the centrally located London City airport. The flying time is about 1 hour. If you are only visiting Edinburgh for a day or less, this is the sensible way to go. However, Edinburgh airport is not centrally located (there is a tram, but actually it is faster to ...


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When I sailed the Atlantic in 1980 on a 30' catamaran (a fairly fast sailing boat), it took me 22 days from Gomerra to Barbados (2800 nautical miles). We averaged something like 122 nautical miles per day, if I remember correctly. We were just 2 crew and did not try to go too fast - we were interested in making it in one piece, an approach I recommend. ...



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