Month: February 2013

EDIT: I am a bit surprised that offroad parks here are relatively scarce, but on the other hand Germany is very densely populated with not so much ample room for activities. There you go: Hessen, Knüllwald http://www.offroadpark-knuellwald.de/index.php Berlin, Jänschwalde http://www.einmalige-erlebnisse.de/products/Motorpower/Hummer-H1-offroad-selber-fahren/30-Min-Hummer-H1-offroad-selber-fahren-in-Jaenschwalde.html Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Karenz http://www.ofck.de/ Bavaria, Langenaltheim: http://www.offroadpark-langenaltheim.de Saxony-Anhalt, Wurzelsepp http://www.wurzelsepp-peckfitz.de/gelaende.htm Lower Saxony, Fürstenforest http://www.furstenforest.de/ Lower Saxony, […]

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How can I use my Verizon “Global Ready” smartphone in the UK and France?

I’d like to use my Droid Razr Maxx phone, obtained from Verizon in the United States, on an upcoming trip to the UK and France. The product specs claim it is global ready, and it has an accessible SIM card, but what really has to happen to make things work? Buy a pre-paid SIM card […]

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I know that German law requires tires apt for snow in winter time Very close, but no cigar. The original law is: § 2 Abs. 3a Satz 1 StVO: Bei Glatteis, Schneeglätte, Schneematsch, Eis- oder Reifglätte darf ein Kraftfahrzeug nur mit Reifen gefahren werden, welche die in Anhang II Nummer 2.2 der Richtlinie 92/23/EWG des […]

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No, you don’t need a transit visa – as long as you don’t leave the transit lounge. But be sure about your change with airlines/planes, as there are two airports in Istanbul. You may read detailed information on the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. Edit (not by Mahmut) to include extract from part of […]

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Normally what you describe falls under Consumer Protection laws in the country where this occurred. Given that this is Spain you should be able to find relevant information on the European Consumer Center in Spain site. But generally speaking you should use electronic payment methods if you want to keep track of your payments and […]

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Do I need a Turkey transit visa for a layover?

I have an Indian passport and am planning to visit Germany with a valid visa. To book a flight for Germany (Mumbai – Dusseldorf), I came across some connected flights that stop at Istanbul. Do I need to have visa for Turkey? This is the first time I am travelling outside my country, and any […]

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There are no specific requirements for the period of time until you can re-enter the US after a previous visit on the VWP. Technically there is nothing that would have stopped you from re-entering the US on the 17th of September, or any date after that. However entry is always at the discretion of the […]

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What to do if you’re being abused by a Low Cost company?

Recently I was denied a receipt, when I had to pay a fine to an LC company for not complying with all their rules. I can understand the strict rules in order to keep competitive prices. In other hand they fail a lot on their obligations. I needed a receipt as a proof of payment […]

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How soon can I re-enter the US after my previous visit?

I entered the USA on a Visa Waiver Program (VWP) on 1 July 2012 and stayed until 16 Sep 2012 (78 days). On what date in 2013 will I be able to travel to USA again under VWP? Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Yes you can. If there is no snow/ice you are allowed to drive with summer tires, but it’s not a good idea. But if your tires have M+S symbol it’s allowed to drive with them in winter (in summer too) Here is a link to the source (only in German) Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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