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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, festivals, 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



1h
comment Can I stay longer than my visa states?
@GayotFow you know you can do that? You click 'close' and choose 'unclear'. It doesn't require flagging for mods.
1h
comment Multiple Entry Brazilian Tourist Visa for Indian Citizen
If you have a new question, please ask it by clicking the Ask Question button. Include a link to this question if it helps provide context.
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comment Multiple Entry Brazilian Tourist Visa for Indian Citizen
Welcome! Please read the help center and ask a new question, don't post an answer like you've done...
7h
comment Can I stay longer than my visa states?
@GayotFow and potentially elsewhere, if they share overstaying info.
18h
comment What is the average & max temperature of an airplane cargo hold?
From wiki it looks like the cooling system is indeed in the engine shafts, where cooling air bled from the compressor is used to cool the turbine blades.
18h
comment What is the average & max temperature of an airplane cargo hold?
I'm pretty sure no cooling of the jets is done within the body of the plane - there's no radiator, as it's jet engines - works differently to a car engine. But I'm no expert, by any means. A good question for aviation.SE.
18h
comment What is the average & max temperature of an airplane cargo hold?
@nsn as a tip, you could keep your chocolates in the fridge until it's time to go. At least that way they'll be a few degrees less to start with, giving you that free extra chance of being safe. Just don't forget that they're in there! :)
18h
comment What is the average & max temperature of an airplane cargo hold?
The engines are well away from the main body of the plane. Also remember at altitude, the engines might be hot, but the temperature around them and the plane can be -50 to -60C. The heat from the engines - at that distance from the body, will have very little effect on your chocolates, insulated inside a bag/suitcase, and likely surrounded by other insulated bags as well.
20h
comment Which electrical plugs are used in Thailand?
Not sure why the downvotes, it's a valid question, but perhaps they're concerned you didn't try searching google for it...
20h
comment I would like to apply for the federal migration in Canada visa. How I can apply?
This is considered off topic on travel.SE. However, if you do post on expats.SE, PLEASE, include a lot more infromation. What have you tried? What role do you perform? What citizen are you? Visas are NOT simple things, and asking a one line question is not going to get a useful answer. We're here to help, but you have to help yourself first with what research you've done, what documents you've prepared and what you're aiming to do.
21h
comment What is the average & max temperature of an airplane cargo hold?
Any idea what plane? They can differ.
2d
comment Tour groups for Egypt that are 1-2 days at most
I went with OnTheGo's subsidiary - gobus tours. They were great, but yeah, not 1-2 days.
2d
comment Can you transit through Dubai airport when holding an Israeli passport?
But the answer on that Q links to this Q! Argh, inception!
2d
comment Getting work on a cruise ship in order to travel
@mouviciel I figure that's for a different question. Also (I suspect, but might not be true) there's more likely to be IT jobs on cruise ships.
2d
comment What documents are required when travelling to the US under a B1/B2 visa?
@skv it was an over-simplification, basically many countries including the US require more pages than you'd expect. We have a question on this topic ... oh and this one too
Nov
25
comment Getting work on a cruise ship in order to travel
And would you just send your CV to each company, or did you use an agency?
Nov
25
comment First time to Europe, can I transfer in Germany to Copenhagen with a Denmark type D visa?
@jpatokal presumably, but the 'obvious' has been wrong before :/
Nov
25
comment First time to Europe, can I transfer in Germany to Copenhagen with a Denmark type D visa?
Best to clarify in comments before answering, if something is uncertain.
Nov
25
comment First time to Europe, can I transfer in Germany to Copenhagen with a Denmark type D visa?
Best to clarify in comments before answering, if something is uncertain. And to provide a link for visa requirements when answering, if possible.
Nov
25
comment First time to Europe, can I transfer in Germany to Copenhagen with a Denmark type D visa?
What's your citizenship?