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Top new questions this week:

How to take a cold shower

This is a question that most people probably never think about, because it's an every-day thing. But for many of us, such as myself, who grew up in more western cultures, with more modern …

tips-and-tricks hygiene  
asked by Flimzy 43 votes
answered by Aditya Somani 26 votes

How to survive the heat in regions with very high temperature?

I am soon going to visit Las Vegas, and I heard that high temperatures are very normal there. I can't rule out the possibility of taking a walk while it's, say, 39 degrees Celcius. What steps can I …

health weather-and-climate clothing las-vegas  
asked by d33tah 16 votes
answered by Loren Pechtel 17 votes

Forced layover in country for which you have no visa

Last night, I was in the unfortunate situation of a forced extended layover, due to a delayed flight. The airline automatically rebooked my connecting flights and booked hotel reservations, and …

visas transit layovers delays  
asked by Nix 16 votes
answered by Tom 27 votes

Are euros well accepted in Liechtenstein?

I am considering a multi-day hiking trip in Liechtenstein. Do I need to bring franks, or can I rely on euros?

money liechtenstein  
asked by andra 9 votes
answered by RoflcoptrException 13 votes

Visa services in time of War

I am from Libya. Because of war all the embassies have closed in my country. Would it be possible for me to apply for a visa in a different country?

visas embassies libyan-citizens  
asked by Asmà Al Mugeairbi 8 votes
answered by Tor-Einar Jarnbjo 2 votes

Pricing and booking mixed-class fares, with economy & premium economy combined?

So I find myself flying mixed-class fares pretty often these days, with the long legs in Premium Economy and the short hauls in plain old Economy. Some sample trips flown or planned: SYD-AKL-SFO …

air-travel bookings fares premium-economy  
asked by jpatokal 8 votes
answered by karancan 3 votes

Is it really necessary to have at least 60 minutes for a train connection?

I'm trying to book a train from Trondheim via Oslo to Kristiansand. The route contains a transfer in Oslo. I have 21 minutes to catch the connection. On the NSB site a warning is issued (Google …

trains transit norway  
asked by Bart Arondson 7 votes
answered by Martin Jevon 3 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Why would you wrap your luggage in plastic?

At many airports you can wrap your luggage with sheets of sticky plastic. Why on earth would you do that? I only see disadvantages. I can imagine the mess when customs ask you to open your luggage. So …

customs-and-immigration luggage airports  
asked by andra 61 votes
answered by RoflcoptrException 59 votes

What happens if you cannot pay for a hotel?

What happens if you cannot pay for your hotel stay because you accidentally run out of money (can happen) or your credit card was blocked (much more likely)? I assume you cannot arrange the money on …

legal money hotels passports  
asked by mithy 33 votes
answered by Kate Gregory 25 votes

Can you answer these?

What time do air conditioned buses run from Colombo to Anuradhapura?

What time do air conditioned buses run from Colombo to Anuradhapura? When is the earliest bus leaving?

public-transport sri-lanka  
asked by Dash Youngblood 2 votes

Non-Japanese hot springs near Sydney

I can find a Japanese-style hot spring near Sydney. In the Blue Mountains, there's Japanese Bath House, which according to visitnsw is "the only Japanese onsen (hot spring) in New South Wales where …

australia culture day-trips sydney hot-springs  
asked by Andrew Grimm 1 vote

Ferries from Europe to Kingston, Jamaica and Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

I am trying to find out if there is any chance to travel to either Jamaica or Trinidad by ferry from anywhere in Europe. I would rather avoid long-haul flights... Any tips would be most appreciated, …

asked by Yurena 2 votes
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