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Questions tagged [europe]

For questions relating to the topic of Europe as a whole, or at least a large part of it.

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Is it possible to drive from Southeast Asia to Europe? [closed]

My band and I are wanting to buy a vehicle in Vietnam, pack it with our music gear, and drive to Europe. Can anyone give me economically efficient information on 1) the safest route to take, and 2) ...
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Is my European smartphone already unlocked? [closed]

I have a smartphone bought at home (Europe) and I changed providers during the time I've had it. This meant I went to my new provider, asked to become a customer. They gave me a new SIM card (with ...
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Where were these castle pictures from WW II taken?

I have four pictures taken during WWII but one of them isn't so great, although it does seem to show a tall tower within the building somewhere (added this pic--view from hill in back of castle). My ...
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Reusing a multiple-entry Schengen visa obtained for business for a backpacking trip [duplicate]

I have this multiple-entry Schengen visa. I got my visa because of a recent business trip to Poland (Polish embassy issued my visa, with R/PL remark). After my business trip, I'm planning to go back ...
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Unable to book a slot in German Consulate [closed]

I have received a job offer from Germany and I have got the contract by FedEx. I wanted to book a slot for document submission in German consulate and there are not slots available till June. I have ...
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Is visa type “D” considered Schengen?

I received a Danish long-term visa type "D" in January 2017. I lived in Denmark for 3 months and was able to travel within the Schengen area with the type D visa (also I had work and residence permit)....
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How do Customs determine the value of imported items from the US to the EU?

Every passenger arriving from outside the EU has a €430 duty-free allowance for imported goods. How is the value of an object determined? E.g., if I buy an iPad in the US that costs €400, but the ...
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Do I need proof of prescriptions to take controlled medicines, like Vicodin or Valium?

I know that Medical marijuana is schedule I in the US, and that it is illegal federally, but what about schedule II-IV drugs? Do other countries have rules about which substances are controlled? At ...
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Can I rent a car in Sevilla and drive to Portugal? [duplicate]

At the end of may I'm planning to visit Portugal, but, from Italy, I found that it is cheaper to take a flight to Sevilla and then drive to Portugal. Since I want to plan all the trip ahead, I'm ...
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Leaving and entering the UK past Tier 5 visa end date

I'm an American student who will be interning in the UK on a Tier 5 Temporary Worker - Government Authorised Exchange visa for 8 weeks this summer. I was wondering if it would be possible to stay ...
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Getting a package from the US while travelling through South Europe

I have to send a package from the US to someone travelling along the European Mediterranean coast. One option would be to send it to a hostel, but this could easily fail, or be tortuous for the ...
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Vlasmarktdreef in april 2018 [closed]

We have time for the next 2 weeks in Belgium. Can we visit vlasmarktdreef to see and enjoy a walk along the blue bell forests in the month of April. If yes, when exactly will be the best time
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UK Refugee Blue Travel document holder. Why can't I travel to Italy anymore? [duplicate]

I'm a UK Refugee Blue Travel document holder. Why can't I travel to Italy anymore? Today they denied me boarding on the plane. I do not know why and how to complain. I paid for my tickets and no one ...
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Otter experience in Europe?

Since I'm travelling through Europe, going through many countries, I've never seen in a zoo/Aquarium to have an "otter experience", so is there anywhere in Europe with anything like that? My next ...
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Can we travel to/return from a Schengen country with a different air carriers

We have booked a return ticket from Vienna to Delhi. The entry ticket is from Jet Airlines from Delhi to Paris. Would it be problematic if we fly from Delhi to Nice or Paris via Jet Airlines, and ...
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What is the best for a honeymoon destination in August? [closed]

Italy, Spain, Malaysia or Thailand? And how are beaches in Italy?
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Can you ask your government to prevent certain people from getting visas to visit your country? [closed]

This question is inspired from the situation of the woman who asked "How to intentionally get denied entry to the US, without getting into trouble?". Some of the suggestions people gave her would have ...
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Travelling within Schengen area with a processing Italian residency permit [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked thousands of times on this website, however bear with me. I'm a non-EU student studying in Italy and I've had 2 residency permits issued for the entire time I've ...
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How much time does it take to go from Frankfurt airport to the the city centre? [duplicate]

I have a transfer in Frankfurt. I will have five hours between flights. Will that be enough to visit the city center? And what should I use to get to the city center?
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Re-entry to UK Resets Length of Stay Period? [duplicate]

Similar to the question here, Visa-free visit and re-entry to the UK, I have a similar but different question. I am an SG passport holder, which allows me to be in the UK for 6 months. Question 1: ...
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How can two persons having Eurail and Interrail passes book same train and stay together?

Consider two persons: a EU citizen and an Indian coming in EU for visiting a couple of countries. According to this page (and if I'm not missing anything), the EU citizen would have to get an ...
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Cell phones in multiple European countries? [closed]

My college-age son is traveling to Europe next month for a month-long trip, and we are trying to figure out the most straightforward way to get him cell phone access during his trip. Probably a ...
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I'm planning to visit Turkey for sightseeing. Do I need an eVisa or do I need to visit the embassy?

I live in Krakow. I have a valid Indian passport + EU blue card. I'm planning to visit Turkey for sightseeing. Do I need an eVisa or do I need to visit the embassy? Is there any restriction on ...
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cheapest mode of transportation between Ghent and Paris

What is the cheapest mode of transportation if one wishes to go from Ghent to Paris?
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Can I work remotely in Germany on a Schengen short-stay visa?

I am working on an H-1B visa in the US and hold an Indian passport. I am planning to travel to Schengen countries this summer. My company has an office in Germany, and I am planning to work remotely ...
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Error in Portuguese passport

I am Brazilian with Portuguese citizenship. Last week, I went to the Portuguese Consulate to apply for a new passport for my 3-year-old daughter, as her previous passport would expire in a few months. ...
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What is the safest way to adapt a two pin British shaving socket to a European two pin (Germany) for use with an electric toothbrush bought in the UK?

I have a Braun electric toothbrush that has the two pin British shaving connector. What is the best means to charge it in Europe, specifically Germany?
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Extending stay in Schengen area as I'm about to get European citizenship [closed]

I'm currently doing a pre-doctoral internship in Europe. I currently own a citizenship that allows me to stay in the Schengen area only for 90 days. However, I'm expecting to get Hungarian citizenship ...
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Do we need multiple-entry Schengen visas?

We, a US citizen and a Mexican citizen, will be traveling through the EU: Spain and Italy, and from there getting a 12-day tour through Croatia, Slovenia and Montenegro, for a total of 22 days. We do ...
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Proving ties with Europe and not only home country? [closed]

To obtain a F1 (or any other non-immigrant visa) you have to give proof of ties with your home country. I am a citizen of country A in Europe but currently studying (and working during the summer) ...
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Am I eligible for compensation if the flight was cancelled due to bad weather and I got rerouted from Europe?

I was flying back to India on December 10, 2017 with Lufthansa from Frankfurt to Mumbai. Due to heavy snowfall that day they had to cancel the flight. They gave me the option of flying next day, which ...
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How to find information about crossing various borders in Europe and Central Asia with my own car?

I plan to drive from Central Europe towards Vladivostok. Therefore, I'm at the moment trying to collect as much information as I can about the various borders that I need to cross. While it is ...
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Is the Eurostar route to Amsterdam a new railway track?

The Eurostar from London to Amsterdam has just launched. Is this route built on a brand new railway track / infrastructure? Or is it simply using an exising network with updated links?
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Applying for Schengen Visa, but through which embassy or consulate?

I'm planning for a Europe trip later this year in the following countries - Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Iceland and Netherlands. The first country I would want to visit is Hungary, so ...
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Unused Business visa

I got a 6 months business visa for the UK. But I can't use it. My relative lives in the USA. In the future, I want to go there to meet with her. Is there any problem getting a US visa after getting,...
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Does the price of the same international train ticket in Europe vary by country?

Suppose I want to travel from Berlin to Warsaw. Does it matter if I purchase the ticket from the German side (Deutsche Bahn) or from the Polish side (PKP)? Is there any European-wide regulation that ...
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I've been arrested once in Spain, does it affect my future application for visa to Spain or any other Schengen countries? [closed]

I have been arrested once in Spain for one day because of a fight when I had a student visa, does it affect my future application for visa to Spain or any other Schengen Countries when i want to go ...
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What is the quietest place with some industry? [closed]

I work as a software developer in a part of the world that has a lot of road / traffic noise. I live in Europe and want to move countries, to somewhere quieter. Due to my job, it would have to be near ...
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Long distance relationship: flying every week to the UK

I'm Brazilian and my boyfriend is French, but currently living in the UK. I will soon be moving to Paris (studies) so the travels will be less expensive and more frequent. We were planning on visiting ...
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Travelling to Lisbon by bus in July

This summer I would like to visit Lisbon from Belgium. I would like to avoid using any planes, or driving myself. Preferably I would like to take a coach (like FlixBus). However, I've searched on ...
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What are the smallest planes running scheduled flights in Europe?

I’ve enjoyed flying in smaller planes on scheduled flights in the past (e.g. Aurigny’s old Trislanders). Are there any other scheduled flights in Europe in small (sub-20-seat) planes that are still ...
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Why isn't the Berlin - Munich fast train connection updated in travel maps?

There should be a fast train between Berlin and Munich, but Google Maps does not reflect it in Schedule Explorer: best time us 4 hours.
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Compensation by negligent rebooking of an airline (Europe)

A flight originating in a small city of the European Union, with one connection in a hub (Airport A) also in the European Union, and with a destination on another continent, was canceled and ...
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Travelling to Schengen Area [closed]

I need help with the covering letter which is supposed to be used for VISA filing from India for Schengen Visa. Also, I have everything booked except the inter country transportation, which we are ...
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Low-cost airline [closed]

Is there a low-cost airline between South-Asia (or the Middle East) and Europe? I don't mind changing flights and staying overnight. I want to know if there are some. I know about Scoot, Norwegian to ...
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Need to travel to the USA by ship from Europe [closed]

I need to travel to the USA (east coast preferably) leaving in April and getting there about the first week of May at the latest. Would exclude cargo or freighter ship crossings.
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Schengen Visa question (multiple legs involving non-schengen countries)

I will be travelling to Iceland -> Ireland -> UK -> France (in that order) in the span of about 2 weeks this summer, and unfortunately I need a separate visa for each country (basic tourist/short ...
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Do I lose points on my Luxembourg license when fined in Belgium, France, Netherlands or Germany?

The Luxembourg driver's license has a point system where points are deducted after an offense depending on the severity. I am wondering whether this also applies when I speed in Belgium, France, ...
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Is NATO alphabet used in countries where English is not spoken? [closed]

I lived in the UK for a couple a years and I was surprised by how widespread is the usage of NATO alphabet among civilians. Obviously all pilots and military personnel use it, but I live in Spain and ...
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What’s this symbol in Europe that looks a bit like an upside-down V, or ⩘?

I noticed on a bistrot's price board, this symbol was used to denote prices. It looks a little bit like an upside-down V, and the closest match shapecatcher.com could find was ⩘. It could also be ...