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Oct
18
comment How to plan routes that aren't covered by Google Maps?
OpenStreetMap.org doesn't do routes, but people use OSM data to write routing websites. Here's one: maps.cloudmade.com
Oct
18
answered Choices for prepaid GSM data with laptop tethering in Europe?
Oct
18
comment Choices for prepaid GSM data with laptop tethering in Europe?
4G? I didn't think that existed yet.
Oct
18
comment Where can I go with an Irish visa but without a Schengen visa?
Yes there is no border control between Northern Ireland and Ireland. Many public intercity bosses drive through N. Ireland. You can easily go up there without any visa issues.
Oct
18
answered Is it OK to take a disposable safety razor on a plane?
Oct
18
answered How to plan routes that aren't covered by Google Maps?
Oct
18
comment How to plan routes that aren't covered by Google Maps?
There are several mapping/satnav companies. TomTom is one of them, TeleAtlas (which Google Maps use) is another one.
Oct
18
answered Is the TSA Lock acceptable in European Airports?
Sep
28
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Aug
24
answered Why airline websites charge more money than discount travel websites
Aug
19
comment What kind of questions should I be asking about tropical destinations?
What's the political stability of the country at the time?
Aug
17
comment What's the cheapest way to purchase data access for my verizon smartphone while traveling in Spain?
You have to be careful about CDMA details. I've found some lists are based on a CDMA industrial body and loose with the truth. I saw one list saying Ireland had a CDMA network, but it doesn't.
Aug
17
comment Finding Twin rooms
Not all double rooms are convertable to 2 single beds. Best to ring up first.
Aug
17
answered Changing unusual foreign currencies in London
Aug
16
answered What's the cheapest way to purchase data access for my verizon smartphone while traveling in Spain?
Aug
12
answered Will an Iranian or Kuwaiti visa or stamp in my passport pose a problem on a future visit to Israel?
Aug
12
comment Carnet insurance for driving into Iran?
Yes, Carnet de Passage. I've updated the question
Aug
12
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Aug
6
comment Which country should I go to in order to see gorillas?
I've never been to those countries, but been nearby. Uganda and Rwanda are more or less safe. Congo less so.
Aug
5
answered Which US credit cards have the cheapest foreign transaction fees?