Month: July 2012

There’s an Airbud interpretation of laws that goes along the lines of “There’s no rule that says a dog can’t play football”. Or in XKCD’s interpretation: There’s a great Canadian article on it on Canada.com, where it comes down to being ‘murky’. They point out the NYC rule, as well as when a landlord says […]

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Consider uShip – they allow shipping of pets. Of course the price will depend on the weight of the cats, and other details, so I couldn’t price it exactly. From Wiki: Transportation service providers on uShip place competing bids for the right to haul a customer’s shipment. The site’s reverse auction format aims to reduce […]

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Similar to Peter Handorff’s solution, I use Instapaper to save articles and send them to my Kindle. You can send articles individually. If you want to combine articles into a ‘book’, create a folder in Instapaper, then move all the relevant articles to that folder. In the right sidebar you’ll see a download link for […]

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Most cost effective way to travel with two cats from NY to CA

I’ve looked into pet transport companies, car rentals and bringing the cat carriers onto a flight as extra carry on luggage. All of those options will cost well over 1000 USD, the flight option being the quickest but probably the most stressful for both me and the cats. The cheapest option is one-way car rental […]

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Price comparison between north and south of Thailand

I’m in the north of Thailand now and according to some websites there is a sensible difference in prices between the north and south of Thailand. My budget is a bit tight so I would like to know what the prices for some basic things are in the south, so I can compare and know […]

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Safety tips when leaving luggage and papers behind

Possible Duplicate: What to do with your valuables on a low-cost holiday while swimming/diving? As backpacker, one does not carry all his luggage to every location, especially when visiting a certain city or the like. Some people gave me advice on how to hide/lock/store my luggage and valuable papers. Stick your passport at the underside […]

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Considering that there’s a direct train connection from Osnabrueck to Amsterdam Central Station, I’d just look for any tour operator where you can book Amsterdam tours separate from the ticket to Amsterdam. They’ll just give you a meeting point that’s well-reachable (probably Amsterdam Airport). That means you’ll have to travel another 15 minutes from Central […]

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Is Airbnb legal and legit in Canada?

This answer mentions Airbnb technically being illegal in New York and that causing issues sometimes with unprompted withdrawal of rentals. Are they legal in Canada, and specifically Toronto? Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Truemove-H is the Best for you, with fastest and most coverage 850MHz 3G Network in nationwide and very cheap price plan. Best carrier coverage in Thailand is AIS but 3G is a few coverage in nationwide. so your mobile might be switch to EDGE when 3G not available. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Credit cards are accepted pretty much everywhere in SA, as the other people already mentioned in their answers, there are also many ATMs. One thing I wanted to add is that ATM fraud seems to be quite serious there (my friend was almost a victim when I was there last year). Usually it involves some […]

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