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Jul
19
comment Is it possible to drink alcoholic beverages at Iranian ski resorts?
That's a good point, but the OP is asking if it is possible and not if it is legal.
Jul
15
comment Why shouldn't I have an ATM PIN beginning with zero if I travel internationally?
The chart @JohnBensin has shown is probably one of the most counter-intuitive simple charts I've ever seen. Is there any good reason to use relative frequency there?
Jul
4
comment Online simulations, games or ways to check my knowledge about traffic rules and my driving skills in USA
You should try to get access to this simulator: youtube.com/watch?v=hesQ6ujrfqQ
Jun
26
comment Are there affordable palaces available as accommodation?
Casted the last reopend vote since affordable is now really well defined.
Jun
18
comment Are there any roads I'm not allowed to ride my bicycle on in Switzerland?
I thought the minimal speed limit for a Autobahn is 60 km/h and not 80. That's at least what I learned in driving school :)
Jun
7
comment Europe on tight Budget - shoe string
Hi Shaf IEe and welcome to Travel SE. Your question is quite vague and broad at the moment and also contains several subquestions. Could you elaborate a little bit more context and think about splitting the question up in multiple questions. Otherwise, we have to close this question.
May
7
comment What rail cards / passes / discounts should visitors to Switzerland be aware of
Both is not true. You can order your half tax online and even use a print at home temporary half tax immediately after paying. And even if you're here for a few days, it can already be wort it, it really depends on your travel plans.
May
6
comment How punctual are Swiss trains?
Yes, now I have to add another one. If you miss your last connection, also take to the train conductor. If it is their fault, they have to pay a taxi for you.
May
6
comment How punctual are Swiss trains?
But also here it depends. The 1/50 chance is only if you take connections as an average passenger. If for example you're always taking the Railjet at Sunday night from Vienna to Zurich, you're almost always late.
May
6
comment How punctual are Swiss trains?
Generally, the trains are really quite punctual. And even if not, a lot of times they are able to make the time up while traveling. Furthermore, important connecting trains often wait for a delayed connection. If this doesn't work out, you can always take to the train conductor. In most cases they are very helpful and will provide support to find a suitable alternative train for you. If you unsure if you're will be able to get your connection, you can also always ask them for help. Then they will try to call the connecting train to wait for you. this also works for a lot of local buses.
Apr
28
comment How to protect electronics on a beach holiday/vacation
I closed this question since it's really something you shouldn't do as others already pointed out. If you have a new question, please do not edit your old one, but ask a new question.
Apr
26
comment What cool things can I do with GPX routes that I have collected from my travels?
As @mindcorrosive said this is off-topic because of of the question form, I'm going to close this. However, I would consider to go to hikr.org with your data.
Apr
26
comment What is the fastest way from Zurich to Eindhoven, by public transport?
And ICEs are not always comfortable, a lot of them are quite fault-prone :)
Apr
20
comment Is it dangerous to drive through Death Valley?
@PersianCat Sorry, I thought that Death Valley is widely known and world famous. I added a link.
Apr
8
comment Rooftop restaurant in Santiago, Chile
We have a similar question about New York (travel.stackexchange.com/questions/9364/…). I think this question is okay, since it is quite limited (rooftop, high security, ...) @ragnvald If you could add a little bit more information (e.g. prices) that would be even better.
Apr
8
comment What is the nearest underwater hotel to Germany?
I think there is not one available, a lot of them are announced, but I couldn't find any. Take a look for example at this page which claims to be the first underwater resort, however, it is not yet available: poseidonresorts.com
Apr
5
comment How can I travel to the north pole (Arctic areas) from Russia cheaply?
@uncovery True, but questions are duplicates if they're asking for the same thing, not if it happens that the answer is the same.
Apr
3
comment Can you suggest a route to travel from Moscow to Siberia and return in 2 weeks?
This question is way too broad and therefore there is no real answer to it. Additionally, the most interesting route is also not very specific. What means interesting for you?
Apr
3
comment Getting from Göreme to Denizli by car
Now the question is in a better shape and therefore I reopened it.
Apr
2
comment How much would it cost to take a train from Krakow to Prague, Prague to Munich, Munich to Hamburg, and Hamburg to Warsaw?
I wanted to emphasize the part about 300$ for each leg.