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Jun
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comment Is it possible to find cheap rooms for rent in Croatia, even in the high season?
Last time we drove through Croatia a few years ago it seemed everybody near the coast was busy building more rooms for foreigners to rent. There were thickets of signs saying "Room for rent" in English, German, Italian, and Croatian. It's hard to imagine them all filling up.
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comment In Bulgaria do fast food chains, convenience stores, or petrol stations typically accept credit cards for small purchases?
As an operator of one of those card processing machines, it's not always the operator's fault when they can't process your card in a way where you can sign for it. There seems to be some digital communication protocol over the wire which tells the machine which options to display on the screen. The operator only has a button for each displayed option. But there are other problems too. Many countries with many different kinds of cards from many different banks being used in many other countries many banks on many kinds of card machines - it seems inevitable that some combinations don't work )-:
Jun
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revised What are the cheapest trains from Helsinki to Saint Petersburg?
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Jun
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revised West Australia luxury beach resort
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Jun
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comment West Australia luxury beach resort
Western Australia is big but very sparsely populated. I don't know of any such resort off the top of my head but might expect something in or around Broome. Rottnest Island maybe?? I wouldn't be surprised if there are very few contenders with places of this nature more likely in the tropical islands of North Queensland. I think it's a suitable question.
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Jun
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comment Authentic Ainu in Hokkaido
I think "traditional" can mean "resisting total assimilation" among other things and not just "living in a cave" or "living in a protected reserve". I know I can visit people living traditional lives in Mongolia for instance where living in a yurt that moves seasonally even if they might wear baseball caps and own a motorbike or a rifle or even a TV. I see no reason something analagous might not exist in Hokkaido.
Jun
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revised Where is the coldest commercial diving site?
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Jun
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revised Is there such a thing as an international mobile wireless provider?
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Jun
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revised Summer skiing in europe
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Jun
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revised What options are available to go from Leuven/Brussels to Luxembourg?
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Jun
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comment Changing a non flexible non refundable ticket
Exactly. I always check these conditions first on the assumption that I may very well want to change my ticket because I have done so many times in the past. Your other options are to either not by rigid tickets or not to expect to be able to make changes at low cost.
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revised Changing a non flexible non refundable ticket
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revised How many passengers allowed in a car in Oklahoma, USA?
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comment How big is the Holi festival in India?
Wikipedia has some information to get you started on the safety of the chemicals used in the colourful Holi powders.
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revised How big is the Holi festival in India?
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Jun
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comment How big is the Holi festival in India?
It's big! And colourful!