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Top new questions this week:

I saw a lakeside castle or hotel from the air, north of Newark. What is it?

I recently flew into Newark on a transatlantic flight from Glasgow, UK. I happened to be looking out of the aircraft window (left side) during the descent, and saw a rather unique-looking scene: A ...

identify-this ewr new-england new-york-state  
asked by Graham Borland 19 votes
answered by CGCampbell 24 votes

Vehicles required/allowed in weigh stations on US interstates

On US interstates, there are weigh stations for trucks. Are they for trucks only? What are the exact categories of vehicles that must/may enter? If I rented a UHaul or Penske truck, would I be ...

usa driving road-trips  
asked by Blessed Geek 13 votes
answered by choster 10 votes

What exactly does "nights" means when you book? Is it number of night you are going to sleep, or simply days you are going to stay?

For example, suppose that I'm going to travel London and will arrive at 10am, 1st December. And will stay a week, means will leave 10am, 8th December. Technically it's 7 nights, but also 8 days. ...

bookings terminology  
asked by Booking Ambiguous 11 votes
answered by JoErNanO 12 votes

How much of the original 'Lunatic Express' rail system in Africa is still active?

I was researching information on Carl Hoffman's book "The Lunatic Express" and found that it's also the colloquial name for a rail system primarily serving safaris in the first two decades of the 20th ...

trains routes uganda kenya  
asked by Mark Mayo 11 votes
answered by MastaBaba 11 votes

How should an American citizen licensed to go to Cuba bring money?

If I am a U.S. citizen with a specific educational license to travel to Cuba for two months, how should I bring money? I can't use any of my cards since they would not work in Cuba, and I don't want ...

usa money cuba  
asked by Peter Olson 10 votes
answered by Mark Mayo 4 votes

Places in US cities to sleep/kill time after a redeye?

I am taking a redeye flight that lands a major USA city at 6AM and it's possible I won't be able to check in to my hotel until 3PM. I'm probably going to be pretty useless after a redeye; I'd like ...

air-travel usa budget sleeping cities  
asked by Kevin Burke 9 votes
answered by hippietrail 7 votes

Depart US through Mexico while on B1/B2 Visitor visa - how US will know I did not overstay?

I am currently in US with B1/B2 Visitor visa. Plan to depart US through Mexico by car. And then depart Mexico for another South American country. All within 120 day limit of B1/B2 visa. When ...

usa customs-and-immigration mexico b1-b2-visas overstaying  
asked by Joe 8 votes
answered by Joe 8 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Should my first trip be to the country which issued my Schengen Visa?

In case, if I get a multiple-entry Schengen visa in one of the embassies in Ukraine, Kyiv - should my first trip be to the country which issued the visa? Any there any requirements of this sort? Does ...

visas schengen ukrainian-citizens  
asked by Volodymyr 22 votes
answered by Ankur Banerjee 20 votes

Changing passenger name on an Indian Railways ticket

I have booked a ticket on IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) for me and my brother but now even my sister is willing to travel but we are not getting tickets for her. So my ...

trains india tickets  
asked by Santosh 14 votes
answered by Vivek 12 votes

Can you answer these?

Bus from Monteverde to Liberia, Costa Rica

Thank you so much for taking the time to help me out. This is a question about bus travel in Costa Rica. My boyfriend and I are trying to get from Monteverde to Liberia early in the morning on public ...

buses south-america costa-rica  
asked by Sophie Bearman 2 votes

TWIC holders skipping interview?

If I hold a TWIC can TSA get my biological information from that for my Pre-check and allow me to skip the interview?

air-travel usa us-citizens paperwork tsa  
asked by Bill 3 votes

Re-entering Israel as a tourist after student visa expires?

My husband and I are British nationals living in Israel with student and spouse visas. Our visas expire on 3rd December 2014, and we have been unable to get an appointment to renew them before January ...

visas israel  
asked by Malissa 2 votes
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