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Software developer by profession, smalltime hacker and gamer by interest. Look at my website to learn more about me

Jul
26
comment European countries “shut down” in August?
It's absolutely not true that such things don't happen in northern Europe. From what I've heard, Sweden and Finland are very similar in this regard.
Jul
26
comment Do I need a towel in saunas in Germany?
@Alex: maybe there is a misunderstanding, or people just politely ignored your faux pas. The rule is often posted as "no sweat on the wood". If you sit on the bottom bench and put your feet on the floor, that would be fine. But if you sit higher and put your feet on the lower benches, there should be a towel underneath.
Jul
25
comment Reliability of prepaids for foreign calls such as Lebara, Ortel… what to take into account?
I think "Netz belegt" means "network overloaded", not "recipient already talking".
Jul
25
answered Trails for barefoot walking near Nuremberg (Bavaria)?
Jul
22
answered Can a foreigner easily buy and activate an ALDI talk micro SIM in Germany?
Jul
20
comment What is the shortest layover in Istanbul that would let me visit The Blue Mosque?
@Kate Gregory: The Hagia Sophia is currently a museum, not an active mosque. It is closed on Mondays.
Jul
20
comment What is the shortest layover in Istanbul that would let me visit The Blue Mosque?
If the Blue Mosque is closed due to prayers, the Hagia Sophia is right next to it. If that is closed as well (happened to me), the Topkapi palace is in 10 minutes' walking distance. Both these alternatives are IMO worth seeing as much as the Mosque.
Jul
18
answered What is the best way to get temporary smartphone data service across multiple countries?
Jul
17
comment Cheap way to get around Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka - alternatives to the JR Pass?
@Mel: no, you have to get it separately.
Jul
17
revised Cheap way to get around Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka - alternatives to the JR Pass?
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Jul
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answered Cheap way to get around Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka - alternatives to the JR Pass?
Jul
14
answered $6000 for a trip to Europe ( 2 months at most) Not included flights
Jul
11
comment Sunbathing naked in public parks in Germany
@Łukasz Lech: Here's the official designation of the Munich city administration: muenchen.de/rathaus/Stadtverwaltung/Kreisverwaltungsreferat/… - there may be signs but I've never noticed them. There are definitely signs for the areas on lakes around Munich.
Jul
11
comment Sunbathing naked in public parks in Germany
Actually, in Munich it's a widely told story that back in the 70s when FKK as a Hippie thing got big in Munich, naked people would swim down the Eisbach creek and take the tram to get back. Even though they were naked and not paying, people eventually got used to it and even the police stopped bothering.
Jul
11
revised Sunbathing naked in public parks in Germany
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comment Sunbathing naked in public parks in Germany
Come to Munich The tourism office is officially concerned about the increasing lack of nude sunbathers, causing disappointment among tourists who've read about it in their tavel guide. And yes, most of the remaining nudists are old-timers.
Jul
11
answered Sunbathing naked in public parks in Germany
Jul
11
comment Can we enter Istanbul, Turkey and Frankfurt, Germany while flying through in transit for a few hours?
I can definitely recommed Istanbul for sightseeing. Did that on a layover in 2008 and saw the Topkapi palace (Hagia Sophia was closed). Frankfurt, not so much.
Jul
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revised Flying around the world: Which direction is best?
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revised Flying around the world: Which direction is best?
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