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Yes, you can buy prepackaged food in convenience stores throughout India and there are many. Even in small shops you can buy prepackaged food like cakes, or ready to eat stuff etc. which you can heat up in your room. But prepackaged food in India does not mean that you will not get sick. If you want to avoid getting sick in India you have to do: Don’t ...


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In my experience there are two possible explanations. The least likely one is that the person who checked you in does not understanding the booking.com procedures. The more likely explanation is that the hotel is trying to save the amount of the commission due to booking.com. Bring the matter to the attention of the hotel reception and reply to booking.com ...


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There is no 7-11 in India. Convenience stores that sells pre-packaged food that can be heated up like 7/11 are rare. You can visit shopping malls in the area or hypermarket and search. They may sell it. However, noodles, bread, biscuits and other things that can be eaten right away or bit cooking is available in even the smallest store. Just a pro tip: ...


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In the past there were restrictions on Bangladeshi ciitzens entering India by air, but these are no more. You can enter or exit India via any of the 24 international airports or two land checkpoints indicated, in addition to any port of entry printed on your visa. There is no restriction regarding the country you traveled from when entering, or the country ...


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You do not have to donate anything in a hindu temple but you as a foreigner some priests may expect money from you. They even ask you to donate 500 rupees (about 7$) or even more. As mentioned above you don`t have to donate anything. In some temples you will not get any mark on the forehead (it is called "Tilaka or Tilak") or anything like that unless you ...


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Unfortunately it looks like the given train (and its sister train in other direction) will not be run after 30 sep 2019. Per this news item Train number 17321 Hubballi-LTT Express cancelled with effect from 5 October 2019 Train number 17322 LTT-Hubballi Express cancelled with effect from 6 October 2019 So irrespective of whether the site allows you ...


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As much and as little as you want. In comparison, In Europe, when visiting a nice church, I will sometimes leave a few coins or something like that, maybe up to 1 dollar, but usually a quarter. (or Euro equivalent)


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Clockwise from top left: 1) Halasuru Someshwara Temple 2) Kote Venkataramana Temple 3) Mysore Palace (fairly sure, feel free to correct) 4) Vidhana Soudha 5) Shiva statue 6) Art of Living International Center


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I'm a Vodafone prepaid user and I am easily able to access the network in the whole of EU (not only Germany). I am a merchant navy officer and I keep on visiting different countries aroumd the world the whole year, yet I seldom find any country where the service provider as huge as Vodafone doesn't provide its services. The cheapest way to keep your number ...


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There is an extensive account of how to buy Indian rail tickets on the website of the man in seat 61. https://www.seat61.com/India.htm#Buy-tickets-online It is far too long and complex to sumarise here but basically you either use an independent agency which charges a small fee or you register on the official railway site. He also provides a whole list of ...


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According to Timatic, yes, you need a visa. https://www.timaticweb2.com/integration/external.php?ref=d975cfc59f5c0abd06d16e872198110b Transit without a visa is possible for Filipino passengers transiting through: Bangalore (BLR), Chennai (MAA), Delhi (DEL), Kolkata (CCU) or Mumbai (BOM) with a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country within ...


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If you want to see and experience the Malayali rural life please don't just use the boat. Kerala is not just a waterland, it is much more than that. Alappuzha, Kottayam and Ernakulam are the good choice for waterland experience. Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Wayanad are must to consider if you would like to see hillstations and forest. Visit Kannur, Kozhikode ...


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The six-month rule is so that you're not left without a valid passport if you have to spend longer than expected abroad, e.g., because of a medical emergency. But, as an Indian citizen, you don't need to have a passport to be in India, so that shouldn't be an issue.


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There are ready to heat meals available in many shops and you can get things like upma poha etc (typical Indian food) as dehydrated meals that are reconstituted with hot water.


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Taiwan's Bureau of Consular Affairs maintains a webpage where visa information for the Republic of China (R.O.C., or Taiwan) is presented in English. That page contains the following, which sets requirements for an Indian citizen (as well as citizens of the other 16 countries listed, which names I've omitted from this Answer) to obtain a visa to enter Taiwan....


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According to http://www.airindia.in/new-correct-name-bookings.htm passengers are required to make their bookings in their correct and full names. For Indian domestic passengers that name should match with Aadhaar Card, if available. A list of acceptable ID is available here http://www.airindia.in/new-documents-to-carry.htm I’d recommend you contact the ...


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I know this is a late reply. But for anyone else who's looking for ayurvedic rejuvenation, here is the list of Kerala government authorized Ayurvedic centers. Stay safe and welcome to God's own country..🙏 https://www.keralatourism.org/ayurveda-centres


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