Month: January 2013

I have experience in this area before with both overstayer and Schengen visa rejection. My girlfriend got her visa rejected from the French embassy before due whatever reason that the embassy didn’t really clarify. But she got the stamp the same as you had. And we had to cancel the whole trip which some of […]

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My answer will not be very specific, because I visited Flåm and Myrdal six years ago. However, you intend to travel by kayak, foot, ferry, bus, train, cycle. It sounds a lot for two days, especially given the landscape there. Mountain trains and buses are slow, distances in fjords are longer. You might also want […]

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As a Latvian 🙂 I can suggest a better way to search: by using the online Latvian Yellow Pages. Because not all are on the maps, which might be outdated, while the yellow pages keeps up-to-date information. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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If you are flying three CDG-FRA-ORD round trips per year on deeply discounted economy tickets on Lufthansa or Swiss, you should accumulate enough miles to redeem for a one-way transatlantic segment after about 3 years, or about 6 years for a round trip. If you can accumulate those miles faster through a credit card or […]

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Services to help disabled travelers when travelling, eg with accommodation in Canary Islands and travel from Russia

I’m disabled, from Russia. And I’m planning to travel in the future as much as I can. I’m seeking companies, services, which can to help me with accommodation, because I’m a wheelchair user. Maybe here are some people, who knows about such service. I need someone, who will help with a delivery and, maybe, help […]

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I am an ex-India Post employee and we used to advise postage of Rs. 12 for International Post Cards, i.e. India to anywhere. I know few colleagues who encouraged stamps worth Rs. 15. Surface PostCard cost Rs. 4 to 7 while Airmail PostCard cost Rs. 12, except Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan which cost Rs. […]

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Having a bike and a tent, ring at some house, explain that you’re traveling by bicycle and ask if you can put your tent in their garden. It’s possible that they invite you to sleep over at their house, propose a dinner and/or use their shower. There are also hospitality networks, like warmshowers.org dedicated to […]

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Upgrading with points is a horrible plan when you’re using your own money. You can only do it from the most expensive fares, and it costs about half the points of just getting a business reward ticket. I recommend you replace some of your purchased tickets with business reward tickets, which will run around 100,000 […]

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How does the Schengen 90/180 rule work?

I have searched the web a lot and could not find an answer that fits my situation. Here are two links that are quite contradictory: Schengen visa refusal Changing visas when one hasn’t expired My situation: I’ve visited Portugal in December 2012 for 29 days on a Schengen visa valid from December 1st, 2012 to […]

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It does depend what ticket you have, and who you’re with. If you are delayed on another RailTeam service, the ‘Hop on the next available train’ (HOTNAT) feature means that you may not even need to rebook (depends on the station), but if you do it’ll be easy. (Keep the ticket from the delayed service […]

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