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Franck Dernoncourt
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62 votes
1 answer
9k views

When an individual enters the United States, can they have an attorney present when going through the U.S. Customs and Border Protection?

58 votes
12 answers
8k views

Is Seiryu Miharashi Station the only train station where passengers cannot enter or exit the platform?

54 votes
11 answers
16k views

When the road is blocked by animals, what's the proper way to proceed?

49 votes
6 answers
11k views

Tipping for takeout food in the USA

46 votes
3 answers
11k views

What is the last point where one can throw away fruits if one has indicated "not bringing any fruit" on the US customs form when flying to the US?

45 votes
2 answers
8k views

How does the taxi scam work at Luohu station in Shenzhen?

44 votes
3 answers
10k views

Am I supposed to respect traffic signs that are upside down (in the USA)?

43 votes
8 answers
11k views

What to do when a taxi driver uses the meter but at the end of the ride clears the meter and pretends we had agreed on some higher price for the ride?

36 votes
9 answers
11k views

Why would airlines not let a US citizen with an expired passport board a plane back to the US?

33 votes
6 answers
6k views

Why can two different airlines have different travel durations for the same itinerary?

33 votes
2 answers
11k views

What's the point in placing small barcode stickers on one's check-in bags?

31 votes
4 answers
5k views

Do the speed limit reductions due to pollution also apply to electric cars in France?

30 votes
2 answers
29k views

Which airlines ban the use of Knee Defenders during flight?

30 votes
4 answers
8k views

If an airline erroneously refuses to check in a passenger on the grounds of incomplete paperwork (eg visa), is the passenger entitled to compensation?

29 votes
1 answer
4k views

Am I supposed to pay for parking when the parking meter is buried under the snow (USA)?

28 votes
5 answers
8k views

What items are forbidden to take when traveling to the US that would be OK in most other countries?

27 votes
7 answers
10k views

Why is there a weight limit for carry-on luggage on some airlines that is enforced even when the plane is almost empty?

26 votes
2 answers
3k views

Where to practice violin 5 hours every day in Paris?

25 votes
1 answer
6k views

What is the use of this socket/port seen on an airplane passenger's seat?

25 votes
2 answers
7k views

Why must hotel customers check out after a stay longer than a rather low number of days in the United States?

24 votes
4 answers
5k views

What's the point of checking in several days before a flight?

24 votes
3 answers
10k views

Does it take one hour to board a bullet train in China, and if so, why?

24 votes
2 answers
3k views

Are taxi drivers in Bangkok expected to round up the taxi fare to the nearest multiple of 10 THB?

24 votes
4 answers
30k views

Can I refuse to pay auto-gratuity in a restaurant?

24 votes
5 answers
13k views

Why are seats at the rear of a plane sometimes unavailable even though many other seats are available in the plane?

23 votes
7 answers
13k views

Can one get into trouble if one doesn't show up at the gate 30 minutes before departure (or whatever time window the boarding pass is indicating)?

22 votes
4 answers
5k views

Is the Golden Gate Bridge toll fee indicated before entering the bridge?

21 votes
2 answers
4k views

How much would an airline be fined if the immigration officers of the destination country deny me entry?

19 votes
2 answers
3k views

Can I leave a large suitcase at TPE during a 4-hour layover, and pick it up 4.5 days later when I come back to TPE on my way to Taipei downtown?

19 votes
4 answers
7k views

Am I allowed to videotape (dashcam) when entering the United States by car?

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