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Top new questions this week:

Carrying Condoms while traveling to Dubai

I am traveling to Dubai in last week of May 2016, I wanted to know is it OK to carry condoms in my luggage or I'll be stopped at security check?

customs-and-immigration luggage legal dubai sex  
asked by trip traveler 24 votes
answered by Heidel Ber Gensis 41 votes

Using passport of country of nationality after being granted refugee status

I hold refugee status in the EU and I have a refugee travel document under the 1951 convention. I want to visit a specific country but this country doesn't accept refugee travel documents. If I used ...

eu refugees  
asked by user42883 21 votes
answered by dirkk 7 votes

What type of under the seat bag is practical, and what should be stored in it for the flight?

I am traveling from the US to Australia. What type of under the seat bag is practical, and what should be stored in it for the flight?

air-travel tips-and-tricks hand-luggage long-haul  
asked by Deborah 16 votes
answered by Roddy of the Frozen Peas 23 votes

Travelling to Latin America to take hallucinogenic drugs: how does one do it safely?

Prompted by this... Thousands of international backpackers are flocking to the Peruvian Amazon rainforest to drink ayahuasca tea, a plant mixture made by shamans and taken as part of a ...

health local-customs peru drugs  
asked by Gayot Fow 14 votes
answered by jpatokal 17 votes

ESTA application status stuck at "Authorization Pending". What can I do?

As a British citizen, I recently applied for an ESTA visa waiver in order for me to travel to and present at an academic conference in the United States. To my surprise, they have added additional ...

esta us-visa-waiver-program application-status  
asked by tiit_helimut 10 votes

Does being an Irish person born in the UK make me a previous British citizen?

I am an Irish citizen born in the UK, as far as I can tell I've not "applied" for British citizenship. I'm currently applying for visas and many of them are asking for previous citizenship. Was I ...

visas paperwork uk-citizens irish-citizens  
asked by Chulainn 10 votes
answered by CMaster 17 votes

Are towels in hotels always replaced at the end of the stay?

I'm mainly talking about 4-star-hotels in Germany. There are so many towels (see this question) that I usually would not use all of them. However, I was wondering if at the end of the stay, ...

hotels towels  
asked by helm 9 votes
answered by Olielo 5 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

What is a polite way to tell a Scottish person that I am struggling to understand his/her accent?

I am flying to Glasgow tomorrow. English isn't my mother tongue. In spite of living in London for the last 10 years, I still struggle with understanding different accents. My main concern about the ...

language-barrier etiquette scotland  
asked by Ulkoma 75 votes
answered by user568458 88 votes

Redress Number vs. Known Traveler Number

I recently obtained a Global Entry card and on the back is the PASSID number that I understand is also my Known Traveler Number. When I recently tried to record my KTN with an airlines it asked for ...

airlines tsa identity-cards  
asked by Ric 7 votes
answered by Kate Gregory 13 votes

Can you answer these?

How to find people from the UK or Ireland interested for home exchange or hospitality exchange?

I live on the dole in Cyprus and have extra bedrooms for renting out, which i do occasionaly but not often enough to make serious income. I also host for free in cs. i wonder if there are any people ...

uk online-resources ireland cyprus homestay  
asked by Anna Zenonos 3 votes

What are the weather conditions in Macedonia in May?

We are going to hike in Macedonia in the middle of May. Our plans include hikes in Å ipkovica (Tetovo), Mavrovo, Lake Matka, Galichica, Pelister. We are amateurs and we will go for easy-moderate hikes. ...

weather-and-climate hiking macedonia  
asked by Maksim Sorokin 3 votes

Do non-CIS nationals have issues with visa checks on the Moscow-Dushanbe train?

Is it true that conductors (meaning Train staff, NOT border police) on the Tajik Train from Moscow to Dushanbe (which I'm going to take to Kazakhstan) check if you have the proper visa for the ...

visas trains passports russia  
asked by Crazydre 6 votes
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