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Suggestions for 15 year old ( child / teen ) travelling alone

As you are not of an age of majority (ie, an adult); you can avail the special services Emirates provides for young travelers: Can my child travel alone on an Emirates flight? Yes. Emirates ...
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Sunny coffee house in Vienna

The best suggestion that comes to mind is the Palmenhaus at the Burggarten. . Image source: Wikimedia Commons It's a café-brasserie-bar with a huge conservatory facing south-west. Even better, it has ...
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Should I plan a single route across Australia or split them with a flight?

This almost comes under 'opinion based', but we can treat it as a compare-and-contrast option. Hi from Sydney, BTW. Australia is huge. Literally similar in size to the US. That doesn't mean you can'...
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Writing retreat to Ireland

A traditional B&B (Bed & Breakfast) will be a better option for two people sharing than an AirBnb; also breakfast is included (a full Irish breakfast, not just cereal, toast and tea.) see www....
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Pasta in San Francisco!

I am personally a huge fan of Delfina Restaurant on 18th near Dolores Park. They do a simple spaghetti that's always just perfectly cooked and delicious, along with a few other changing pasta dishes (...
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Mushroom grilled sandwich in Budapest

I'm not sure if it's the same as in Győr (I suspect you're talking about Arrabona Ételbár's speciality), but you should be fine everywhere where they serve "melegszendvics". Personally I'd go with ...
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Renting a vehicle in Iceland during the winter?

I went to Iceland at the end of March some years ago (2009). We rented from (I think) Hertz at Keflavik, I don't remember whether we booked it ahead of time. The car we got was this: which was a ...
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New Year's Day events near Milan/Geneva

I would not expect you to have much choice. Milan is dead on New Year's Day - even restaurants are shut (some as part of closure over several days). The towns between Geneva and Milan seem not very ...
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What St-Jacques de Compostelle routes offers the most sightseeing while remaining well supported?

Leaving from Paris (and presumably going through Tours) is clearly not a good option given your criteria. The area around Paris and the Centre-Val-de-Loire are generally flat and the route then goes ...
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Should I plan a single route across Australia or split them with a flight?

TLDR: Unless you love adventure you should fly. Perth is a beautiful city, with some amazing beaches and scenery. If you want to do a grand tour of Australia it's a must. But there's several ...
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New Year's Day events near Milan/Geneva

Seconding @pnuts, head to Lago di Como to celebrate Capodanno 2017, and splurge on one of the many package such as that at the Palazzo Gallio or a dinner cruise on the lake. A Google search on Lago ...
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Vienna, Austria: Recommendations for affordable overnight parking?

Call/email the hotel and ask. They will either know some overnight public parking nearby, or have an agreement with some private venue (i.e. nearby hotel) to use their parking. And ask them how much ...
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Multi-Dimensional Knapsack-Problem or Web application that shows if boxes fit into a bigger box (luggage)

To solve your immediate problem, use a cubic volume calculator. Granted, this is not 3D, but it will solve your problem of figuring out whether things will fit or not - as it works in volume, it doesn'...
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Renting a vehicle in Iceland during the winter?

You can rent before visiting There are the usual global brands Yes, an IDP is accepted, an EU/EWR common format DP or older national DP is also sufficient on its own 1 2 I was there during summer, so ...
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Step-down transformer that actually works?

I have a 2kW power converter from 240v => 120v that works well and weighs about 5kg - not suitable for holidays... I have seen converters that use just a diode. This is very small and effectively ...
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Bangkok roof top bar/restaurants recommendations

Sirocco atop the Lebua Hotel and Vertigo/Moon Bar atop the Banyan Tree should check all your boxes except the tripod ban. They're bars, so reservations are not required and you can get away with just ...
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Should I plan a single route across Australia or split them with a flight?

I have been in Australia as a tourist, traveled east to west with the Indian-Pasific, overland (with a tour) to Alice Springs (seeing the famous sights on the way,) flew north to Darwin and took the ...
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Short trekking close to Oslo

As the others have said, the most dramatic nature in Norway is on the west coast, with the fjords and many of the famous hiking trails. That is most likely what you have seen in pictures and videos of ...
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Where is the cheapest place on earth to rock climb?

I think your question is too broad to be answered well but this has already been discussed on meta and apparently I was in a Christmas mood back then. However I think your question is not well-posed. ...
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Renting a vehicle in Iceland during the winter?

Can we rent a vehicle prior to visiting Iceland or should we do it after landing? Yes, and I would advise you do so as the 'walk up' rates are often higher than 'pre-paid' ones. What are Iceland's ...
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Vienna, Austria: Recommendations for affordable overnight parking?

So I searched the web for "Rick Steve parking in Vienna Austria"and came across a recent 2018 forum thread that talks about parking in Vienna, Austria. The author writes about a "park and ride" car ...
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Website for travel suggestions in a given week with a given budget

https://adioso.com/ will do most of what you want. You can set departure airport to "Stockhom" and destination to "anwyhere", "internatianol" or "europe". Departure date to to a range (say Jul 14 to ...
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What can I do in Hong Kong to learn more about the city?

The following answer is written as if we limit the scope of your question to "Does the following examples in learning Hong Kong's economy and socio-economic structures exist?" (c) paying a ...
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Alternatives to get from Belize international airport to Belize City

From Trip Advisor: Yes, you can walk from airport to junction with Northern Highway and flag down a local bus headed to the bus station in the city.
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What can I do in Hong Kong to learn more about the city?

If you're interested in real estate, take a walk through some of the neighbourhoods. There are many real estate offices and I am sure the agents can talk you through some of the details around ...
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Multi-Dimensional Knapsack-Problem or Web application that shows if boxes fit into a bigger box (luggage)

It's not just about volume, but fitment. While it seems like an easily computerized problem, I am aware of large clothiers that still manually plan their cloth cuts. The software helps the cut ...
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Vienna, Austria: Recommendations for affordable overnight parking?

A couple parking garages in the center of Vienna offer cheap overnight parking, usually starting at 18:00 or 20:00 where instead of paying something like 4€ per hour you pay a flat fee of maybe 8-12€ ...
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Mushroom grilled sandwich in Budapest

There's a small, centrally located restaurant by the name of Úri Cipő – Kaptafa that serves a grilled cheese sandwich with mushrooms and chèvre. There are photos of it on the restaurant's menu and ...
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Travelling alone to Brasil

Generally speaking, March is better than January; it will be a bit cooler and you leave the carnival rush behind. You don't state how long you're going. If it's a short trip (1-2 weeks), staying ...
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