Month: October 2011

South Coast cities famous for surfing and great beaches: Malibu – you must check out the regional classic point break at the Malibu Lagoon. Contests are held throughout the year and surfers are crowding for the best waves at other times. Finding affordable accommodation is tricky, but the Calabasas Good Nite Inn seems about the […]

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The large Australian banks all have branches in New Zealand. In particular, the ANZ (Australia-New Zealand) Bank was set up to serve both Australia and New Zealand. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Parks in Paris’ vincinity: Bois de Vincennes and, a bit wilder, the Bois de Boulogne. Even though large and not in Paris center, these are both city parks, and you should not expect anything wild there. Closest “real” forest to Paris: Fontainebleau forest. This one has a few deers, but you should not expect to […]

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I met loads of Europeans and North Americans living (and many working) semi-permanently in Costa Rica, and almost all of them were there just on a tourist visa. These people periodically visit a neighbouring country for another 3-month stay. (The only foreigner with a non-tourist visa that I talked to was an American massagist who […]

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There’s a link as provided in the comments about Argentina Work Permits and how to apply for them. The requirements to apply for a work visa are: Labour contract with the company or institution in Argentina Birth certificate, translated into Spanish by a certified translator Marital certification, translated into Spanish by a certified translator (if […]

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I just received this advice from a “professional” New Zealand traveller in my hostel in Tbilisi, Georgia: Wrap a piece of paper around the blank pages and write on it, “please do not put stamps on the blank pages as I am an overland traveller and need these pages for visas.” I don’t know if […]

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After doing tons of research on the subject, I did find a website that talks about different types of residency options. Not sure which one we will apply for yet, but it is a start. http://www.therealcostarica.com/residency_costa_rica/working_costa_rica.html Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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There is also spaceship. I know in New Zealand the locals aren’t fond of these as they don’t have a toilet on board and the occupants don’t use discretion when it comes to choosing places to go to the toilet. I’m not sure about Australia but in New Zealand there are heavy fines for not […]

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WildLife Tourist Destination in France

I came across Sightseeing for family in London and I’m really interested in Richmond Park ‘s deers. Too bad my stay in London will be quite short. However I will stay longer in Paris and I would like to know if there is any wildlife fauna tourist destination in France that opens in early December. […]

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Strictly speaking, this question is off-topic for Travel.SE. Tourist visas rarely if ever allow for paid work, even if it is done online or telecommuting. Without a residency permit, you may find yourself unable to open bank accounts, for instance. Also, it’s also highly unlikely to find any country that offers year-long tourist visas. Costa […]

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