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Train Travel advice Lisbon -> Krakow

Its not tricky at all, it just takes a while. I lived south of there for a bit in Lagos on the Mediterranean coast. Made the rail trip to Prague once and to Amsterdam twice. It's been a few years ...
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Train Travel advice Lisbon -> Krakow

I checked the German rail planner, which is mostly pretty good, and it comes with results of 55 to 60 hours, with two 'change trains' in the night which basically leaves you stranded on a station from ...
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What dangers should I be aware of when doing a long-distance bike trip through Europe?

There are a lot of good answers already but one aspect has so far only been mentioned in comments: weather. I would consider November a bad choice for such a trip and recommend late summer or late ...
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What dangers should I be aware of when doing a long-distance bike trip through Europe?

It will be cold, and air quality may suck. Breathing masks recommended. source: Air quality sucks already in this part of Europe, with occasional hotspots in Bosnia and Herzegovina appearing already ...
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What dangers should I be aware of when doing a long-distance bike trip through Europe?

This is more general travel advice, but complements the other bicycle specific answers: I carry my passport in a thin cloth "wallet" with thin flexible cloth strap designed for use inside ...
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What dangers should I be aware of when doing a long-distance bike trip through Europe?

one thing I did not see mentionned yet: watch out for landmines. There are still a ton of them lying around in Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina. So stay on the roads and do not walk around ...
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What dangers should I be aware of when doing a long-distance bike trip through Europe?

I’ve cycled down the Danube to the Black Sea some 10 years ago. In my experience the biggest danger to your life are probably stray dogs, as mentioned by other answers. Most of my luggage got stolen ...
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What dangers should I be aware of when doing a long-distance bike trip through Europe?

I have experience with long distance cycling in many of the same countries you will be going through (among others Romania, Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, France) and it surprised me as well, but I have ...
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What dangers should I be aware of when doing a long-distance bike trip through Europe?

You have pointed out that most common dangers you're going to meet in the eastern part of your journey, with one significant exception: it's not wild animals you should be afraid of; the most ...
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Weight restrictions for personal item

“European flights” are a vast topic, with dozens of airlines each having their own policies. The most restrictive are usually the low-cost carriers (LCCs), with the largest ones (Easyjet and Ryanair) ...
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Is visa needed when traveling within Schengen zone? Lisbon -> Eindhoven -> Krakow?

The previous comments and answers failed to notice that this is not a regular transfer. This is a kiwi.com unprotected self-transfer, where tickets are booked seperately and not through a carrier or a ...
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Is visa needed when traveling within Schengen zone? Lisbon -> Eindhoven -> Krakow?

In theory, within the Schengen Area, there are no internal passport/visa checks (though there may be ID checks for security reasons), but you are supposed to be able to prove your status at any time. ...
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Suggested attire to wear for European trip in September

Such questions are usually answered with historical climate data - which became quite useless with recent years climate change. You might have days as cold as 5°c and as hot as 30°c. So bring a ...
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Suggested attire to wear for European trip in September

Most days you’ll get by with trousers (maybe zip-off trousers so you have shorts for the few warm days), t-shirt and a sweater. Expect temperatures as low as 10°C, wind and rain some of the time. So ...
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Suggested attire to wear for European trip in September

Something like a breathable rain jacket for general wear. These are typically light enough to be worn all the time and if you get something loose fitting you can put a layer or two under them. The ...

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