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answered Travelling by train in Germany, what's the best option to buy the ticket?
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comment Can I own a French registered car as a non-resident?
It's certainly possible to own a car in France without being a resident. I'm sure you'd find someone willing to insure you. How much you'd end up paying is another matter.
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comment Where can I rent a car in French Guiana to cross to Suriname/Brazil?
Whether flying to Cayenne or Paramaribo is cheaper depends on when you fly and where from. From Paris I think Cayenne is usually significantly cheaper.
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revised rollerboard that just exceeds 28 inch in Amtrak train
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revised Lost passport with Schengen visa but want to continue traveling
there can be occasional passport checks (random or targeted)
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revised Weekly transportation pass in Rome
English (I presume “see” is the Mediterranean and not the Holy Sea); removed highly subjective digression about weather
Jul
16
comment Pin-and-chip versus signature in the UK
How do you explain that locals with a European chip-and-PIN card enter the PIN rather than signing then? @Tor-EinarJarnbjo These attacks are only worse on chip-and-signature. Chip-and-PIN is not safe enough to be foolproof the way some banks claim, but it's an improvement on what was there before.
Jul
13
revised Travel from Barcelona to Nice visiting Carcassonne on the way
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Jul
13
answered Travel from Barcelona to Nice visiting Carcassonne on the way
Jul
13
answered Can I use my UK Provisional Driving License as ID in Europe?
Jul
12
revised Ataturk Airport to Yenikapi ferry by rental car?
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Jul
12
answered Bus line 21 from Nice to Castellane
Jul
11
awarded  Necromancer
Jul
10
reviewed Leave Open I need to book a round-trip ticket and a one-way ticket on the same flight?
Jul
10
reviewed Reviewed Applying for a B2 while on J1 in the US
Jul
10
revised Applying for a B2 while on J1 in the US
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Jul
10
reviewed Reviewed Getting a B-2 Visa two months after staying 90 days in the US
Jul
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revised Getting a B-2 Visa two months after staying 90 days in the US
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Jul
8
comment Long drive in France. Are there places to shower and securely park my car?
@Relaxed I don't remember where I took the 15km figure but it doesn't seem unreasonable in my experience. Wikipedia says every 10km but “ref needed”. Wikia Routes says every 20km.
Jul
7
comment How to get an entry permit for Myanmar in Mae Sai?
The immigration office is apparently here.