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On the E65 interchange north of Stupica...


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I ended up getting a typhoid shot at the Zagreb city-run Andrija Stampar Teaching Institute of Public Health (Croatian: Zavod za javno zdravstvo "Dr. Andrija Štampar", link to official website). The address is Mirogojska 16, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia. Look for the signs for "epidemiologija", just to the left inside the main entrance. The medical staff spoke ...


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You should go. I've never been to Montenegro, but I have been to various places in Dalmatia, and I have spent a good deal of time in and around Sarajevo, where my mother in law lives. I'm not sure exactly what you mean by "trekking" (and I have no idea what you mean by "integrist"). Land mines are a problem in Bosnia, but the problem is dwindling, thanks ...


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The question has basically already been answered in the comments, but here we go, also with a few possibilities to solve the problem. If you are correct with your statement in the question, that you are not allowed to enter Croatia, you will only have a single-entry Schengen visa. In this case, you will neither be allowed to take the bus from Venice to ...


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Croatia joined the EU on the 1st of July 2013 but still didn't adopt the Euro as currency. I googled a bit and I found out an interesting site about the currency used in Croatia. From this site: You will find that you can pay for some items - accommodation, taxis, some restaurants - in Euros. Do note that this is entirely on an unofficial basis; the ...


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I have not "trekked" through the Balkans but I have cycled unaccompanied with no support through Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Albania and Macedonia and found the people very friendly and helpful and the overall experience 'safe'. Although my description of safe may differ from yours. I stayed in a hostel/b&b for one night in Podgorica but the rest of ...


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There are two options for ferries from Dubrovnik to Korčula: You probably have found the time table from Jadrolinija. You are right that they currently don't run their ferry off-season, but only until end of September. But even until end of September, the ferry runs only twice a week, on Thursday and Sunday. October 1st is a Wednesday. The second ferry ...


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If I were you I'd take €100 or €200 cash from a bank in Bosnia. You won't get a great exchange rate but you will save having to get around Croatia. If you can't find a bank, use a foreign exchange office, but you'll get a much less favorable rate. You will probably have to wait until Monday. I suspect that they'd accept any convertible cash that has the ...


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You are indeed looking way too far in advance for European rail planners. Train timetables in Europe change twice a year (mid-December and mid-June) and are published a few weeks before, depending on the operator. Even when the timetable does not change, booking generally opens three months or so before the date of travel. Consequently, as of writing this ...


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I only have anecdotal evidence for you as a Croat who frequently travels with a foreign non-euro passport through ex-Yugo countries. On some of the land borders the agents get quite lazy and will literally just look at the outside of the passport and wave you through. These guys you can quite easily ask for stamp if they don't automatically do it (mime it if ...


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For Croatia and Romania, it depends on your citizenship and possibly on your country of residence and a few other details but not really on where you are currently travelling from. These two countries are EU member states and they should not stamp EU passports (nor even require EU citizens from travelling with a passport, if they hold an ID card). I guess ...


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No, you cannot. Unfortunately the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs in Croatia clearly states that you need a multiple entry visa in order to do so. In line with the Government’s decision, aliens who are holders of: uniform visa (C) for two or multiple entries, valid for all Schengen Area member states; visa with limited territorial ...


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The premium you paid is due due to buying it in the Resort/Hotel shop. While that markup is pretty high, it is nearly universal that you will pay noticeably more in the Resort/Hotel shop than on the street. For most guests, convenience significantly outweighs cost and some guests are captive with no means to easily or safely leave the Resort. You will ...


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EU-Bürger müssen sich bei einem Aufenthalt von bis zu 90 Tagen nicht mehr bei den örtlichen Behörden registrieren lassen. source: http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/DE/Laenderinformationen/00-SiHi/Nodes/KroatienSicherheit_node.html#doc358506bodyText4 translation: EU citizens no longer have to register locally during a stay (in Croatia) of up to 90 days.


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You will need a multi entry visa. The first entry to the Schengen area is when you arrive to Italy from South Africa, the second entry is when you get back from Croatia. When you leave to Croatia this is considered as leaving the Schengen area.


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Staying in Croatia does indeed not count towards your Schengen stay. Official source: Stays in Bulgaria, Croatia, Ireland, Romania, Cyprus and the United Kingdom shall not be taken into account as they are not (yet) part of the Schengen area without internal borders. Croatia has its own 90 out of 180 rule, as can be read on this website of their ...


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You can find the schedules via the website of the Serbian Railways. Note that you have to use the Serbian spelling of Belgrade, i.e. BEOGRAD:


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This is exactly the concern I had this past summer (July 2015). There is a bus that goes through that part of Bosnia-Hezergovina, but that involves border crossings that I decided to avoid given that there does not seem to be anything particularly interesting in that area. The choice we made and we're happy with it to simply go around. There is catamaran ...


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There are many private bus companies on both the routes from Split to Plitivice and from Plitvice to Zagreb. Buses in Croatia normally don't sell out, though they may in particularly busy travel periods, I think you should be fine in October. BalkanViaTor has done a pretty good job at collecting the schedules in one place. You can book tickets in advance ...


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Bosnia & Herzegovina Foreigners who have multiple Schengen visa or European Union member state visa or residence permit of the Schengen Agreement country or European Union member state, if for such passport holders visa is required, can stay up to 15 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina without visa under condition that they enter in BiH from the Schengen ...


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Here is price example in a sales catalog of Konzum's, Croatia's largest supermarket chain. direkt link to the catalog So, the normal price is 55 kn which is about 7,4 euro (or about 10 euro per ltr) which is comparable to prices in German supermarkets.


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The entry into the Schengen area is at the border from Croatia to Slovenia, so here you will get a Slovene Schengen entry stamp, and sometimes a Croatian departure stamp. Passengers on buses are usually checked pretty thoroughly at this border, and anyone with a non-EU passport is supposed to get a Schengen entry stamp regardless. There are no border ...


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Urinoirs usually don't have any locks - if you just need to do № 1 use the urinal if you are comfortable with that. If you need to do № 2, or if you are uncomfortable with urinals, use the real toilet. № 1: "Do the part of your business you can do standing up" № 2: "Do the part for which you should be sitting down"


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Croatia is still not part of the Schengen area. The border between Croatia and, say, Slovenia or Hungary is treated as an external border and you should get an exit stamp, which also means the time spent in Croatia will not count towards the 90-day maximum stay in the Schengen area. Same thing if you take a flight out of a Schengen country to Croatia. Just ...


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As said by Michael Hampton, no additional documents other than passports are necessary for you, so: Yes, unless you come with a truck etc. (content check), it´s as easy as it can get. Take (one of) the correct lane(s) for normal, private cars (see the symbols above in the picture, all border points look similar); hand your passport through the window, get ...


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No, it shouldn't be a problem. What you describe is normal procedure. Of course, Kenyan border officials can ask you questions if they're suspicious about something, but most likely they are not even interested in what other countries have stamped your passport.


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The crossings in Neum, or to be more specific, Klek border crossing and Zaton Doli border crossing, are normal joint border crossings. It means, that both countries have booths on each crossing, however they are not always occupied, so it may be that there will be only border guard from the country you are about to enter (meaning no exit control). There ...


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I traveled in Croatia last fall, and like you wanted to get from the Dalmatian coast to Italy. We ended up flying, but another option is taking the ferry which runs from Split to Ancona, Italy a few times a week. The ferry runs overnight, so you can spend your sleeping time traveling.


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When you arrive at Frankfurt from India and immediately continue on a flight to Croatia, you will not enter the Shengen area as part of that transit. You will stay in the international transit area of the airport. At least this is the case if both your flights are part of a single booked journey, such that you don't need to collect and re-check baggage. If ...


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