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Aug
11
comment Will wearing a bright colored jacket signal that I am a tourist?
Fashions vary. Where are you traveling? Which country? Which kind of environment (city, country, mountain, …)? That being said wherever you'll be going the locals probably have jackets from the same factory sold under a different brand.
Aug
10
comment Is it possible for non US citizen tourists to get married in Las Vegas?
I'm pretty sure the answer is yes, because I know a couple (both from different non-US countries) who did that. No idea about what formalities are needed or whether every country will recognize the marriage (especially if the couple were both citizens and residents of the same country, that country may want exclusivity on marrying its own citizens).
Aug
8
reviewed Leave Open Countries with hi-tech toilets
Aug
8
reviewed Leave Open How do I get from Berlin to Tromsø?
Aug
3
awarded  Enlightened
Aug
3
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
1
comment Is there free Wi-Fi at Quimper Cornouaille Airport?
@Gagravarr In case you can edit your entry: I'm guessing that by “mot à clé” you meant either password = mot de passe or key = clé. More idiomatic French: Demandez un mot de passe au bureau d'informations et billets Air France.
Jul
27
reviewed Reopen Taiwan maximum stay — on landing or passing immigration?
Jul
25
revised What town is in the Samsung Galaxy S default wallpaper?
uploaded image
Jul
22
reviewed Close Safety: What data is available on crime in NYC in 2013?
Jul
15
comment Why shouldn't I have an ATM PIN beginning with zero if I travel internationally?
I'm not aware of any restrictions on the leading digit. On the other hand, a lot of places only support 4-digit PINs, so you may have trouble with ATMs (and shops, if your card has a chip) if your PIN is a different length.
Jul
15
comment Why shouldn't I have an ATM PIN beginning with zero if I travel internationally?
@JoeTaxpayer It's the relative frequency, with the digit 1 set to the frequency value 1.0. No, I don't know why the author didn't use the absolute frequency. The digit 1 comes up to an absolute frequency of about 40%, and 0 to a little over 10%.
Jul
15
comment Is there a cheaper (slower) way to get by train from Brussels to Paris than Thalys?
@gerrit but it also avoid Intercités trains, which adds about 45min to Paris–Amiens for no difference in price (tickets for Intercités and TER are the same).
Jul
15
reviewed Close Dual UK/Canadian Citizens travelling to USA and Canada
Jul
15
reviewed Leave Open What do I have to take into account when buying an urban backpack?
Jul
15
reviewed Reopen $6000 for a trip to Europe ( 2 months at most) Not included flights
Jul
15
comment Precautions to take when travelling alone around Ireland
@MarkMayo I've removed a bit of cruft. I think the question can be answered reasonably objectively — are there any precautions that women traveling alone should take in Ireland?
Jul
15
revised Precautions to take when travelling alone around Ireland
removed fluff
Jul
14
revised Is there a cheaper (slower) way to get by train from Brussels to Paris than Thalys?
added prices
Jul
14
answered Is there a cheaper (slower) way to get by train from Brussels to Paris than Thalys?