Christian Seifert
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Updating ESTA details for second visit to USA
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I experienced this a couple of times within the last years (visiting to the US with an existing ESTA) and there were never any problems. Simply update the information you can update and simply leave ...

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How to avoid losing someone while traveling?
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I've found a walkie talkie to be a very useful addition when hiking. However: This might not be the ideal solution if you're in a place where reception might be weak. I also don't think that a strap/...

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How do you pack your dirty clothing when moving from hotel to hotel?
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I always use an old pillow case for this purpose. This way I can neatly store all dirty clothing in a single place but avoid the airtight properties of a plastic bag.

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Long-haul flights: How bad are seats next to lavatories?
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During a flight from New York to London I was assigned to seat 27B in an American Airlines B777 - the row directly in front of the lavatories. (http://www.seatguru.com/airlines/American_Airlines/...

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What kind of clothing is suitable to stay in Munich from June to September?
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You need to bring a variety of clothes with you, since there is no typical German summer. Especially during July and August you can expect quite hot periods (up to 30 °C and more) where shorts and T-...

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What can security officials do when they suspect my checked baggage?
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I don't have any evidence for this but I'm pretty sure on my last flight to the US in 2012 I saw some note that if the TSA suspects something in your checked luggage they have the right to open it. If ...

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How can I visit areas with unpaved roads in a rental car?
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How can you visit those areas? Simply take the right turn. There are quite a few unpaved roads which are clearly marked - just look for them. I've personally been on a few unpaved roads in Death ...

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Where to exchange Euros(EUR) to Pounds(GBP) near Frankfurt or in Edinburgh
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If you have a little time you may simply try walking into a bank and ask whether they can change your cash. British Pounds should be available in every bank without preordering them. If you're lucky ...

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Is there a ZIP code I can enter when paying-at-the-pump in the USA with a foreign credit card?
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German Credit Cards I've had mixed results with German credit cards. Since we also have 5 digits ZIP codes, the match should be fairly easy. However, on some occasions it worked perfectly, while on ...

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Tipping for pre-paid shuttle service in the US?
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For me it depends on the driver. I've seen very dedicated drivers who'd help me to load and unload my luggage and that's something that I consider worth tipping - prepaid or not. An entertaining trip, ...

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Is it risky to wear a name tag in public in an unfamiliar city?
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Well I think it depends on the city you're visiting. In a "bad" environment, any sign that you're a foreigner might give potential pick-pockets or other "bad guys" a hint that you might be a good ...

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