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bio website marksmayo.com
location Sydney, Australia (for now)
age 34
visits member for 3 years, 10 months
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Follow me on @marksmayo on twitter!


I also compete to find cheap flights on Darjeelin (referral link).
My top question - Tactics to avoid getting harassed by corrupt police

My top answer - When I travel next, I want to reach the point on the earth that is exactly opposite my home, how can I discover where that is?


Currently in Sydney, Australia, contracting before my next trip...
Kiwi travelling addict, 67+ countries, living a non-conventional life, fitting in software contracting between travel, photography and the odd bit of writing.
Have visited : Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Ciskei, Croatia, Czech Republic, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, QwaQwa, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tonga, Transkei, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Wales, Zambia, Zimbabwe



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reviewed Close Layovers from Canada to USA
Jul
29
reviewed Leave Open Kaza to Manali via Rohtang Pass in bus / shared vehicle
Jul
29
reviewed No Action Needed Kaza to Manali via Rohtang Pass in bus / shared vehicle
Jul
29
reviewed Close How to get over the fear of flight?
Jul
29
reviewed Close UK resident reentering UK on NZ passport as UK passport is being renewed
Jul
29
reviewed Leave Open Shipping luggage vs. checking it for US domestic air travel
Jul
29
comment Shipping luggage vs. checking it for US domestic air travel
Presumably the close voter things they're asking for a subjective decision. I think it'd be better to reword the question to perhaps ask for a comparison, allowing the OP to make up their mind. I voted to keep it open.
Jul
29
reviewed No Action Needed Truth about Georgian tap water (aka. can you trust canidrinkthewater.org?)
Jul
29
revised Can I drive a Dutch friend's car in the Netherlands?
edited title
Jul
29
reviewed No Action Needed What's the best way to take a cold shower?
Jul
29
reviewed Leave Open What gifts would be welcome for a Swedish host family?
Jul
29
reviewed Looks OK What gifts would be welcome for a Swedish host family?
Jul
29
reviewed Approve Is it possible to get to the bus within one hour after landing on Værnes airport (TRD)
Jul
29
awarded  Notable Question
Jul
28
reviewed Reviewed Are security rules different at European airports?
Jul
28
reviewed Close Serbia - Kosovo border problem?
Jul
28
reviewed No Action Needed Bringing someone's ashes abroad
Jul
28
comment Can I cycle to Frankfurt Hahn airport from Koblenz?
Cool, always worth checking especially with new users. Thanks @Ferox!
Jul
28
revised Is there any trick to checking in more weight on planes?
added 130 characters in body
Jul
28
comment Is there any trick to checking in more weight on planes?
@jwenting indeed, since then there's a change - Samoa Air now weighs passengers! I'm updating.