Month: October 2013

According to Google, the distance from Hyderabad to Perth is 4,209 miles: https://www.google.com.au/search?q=distance+from+hyderabad+to+perth the distance from Hyderabad to Darwin is 4,122 miles: https://www.google.com.au/search?q=distance+from+hyderabad+to+darwin Darwin will likely be the shortest and quickest air journey especially if flying via Singapore. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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The type of headphone plug used varies based on the individual airline, and occasionally even varies between planes on that airline. There are generally 3 types of sockets used : A normal 3.5mm headphone socket. Your normal headphones will plug into this without any problem. A normal 3.5mm headphone socket, plus a smaller socket. These […]

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As far as I understand as @Annoyed said Bulgaria and Turkey are not part of Schengen area right now. Even though you enter those countries, it’s considered as you exit Schengen area and if you only have single-entry Schengen visa you might have a problem entering Schengen area again. I used to do this when […]

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Is there a usable online map site for China?

Tonight is my fifth night in China, I’ve only been in non-tourist places so far where I’ve seen no other westerners. I’m hitchhiking from the very south to the very north so it’s fairly important to have a decent online map. I don’t have a smartphone or tablet, just a netbook running Windows. Google Maps […]

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This is the answer from the Sweden embassy in Moscow: Welcome If you do not intend to leave the transit zone, then you do not need a visa. Sincerely, migration department Swedish Embassy in Moscow Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Not a problem as long as you exit the Schengen area within the time of your visa you can stay until the last day. They might question a bit at the immigration when will you exit the country if you met one. But going to Sweden from Poland you won’t get checked anyway because there […]

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‘Entertainment is provided by BA’s fleet-wide entertainment system and Club World passengers get a 12.1-inch personal in-flight entertainment touchscreen with noise-cancelling headphones. They’ll also get a UK/US/EU power socket, two USB sockets, and a Video RCA connection in order to use their own digital equipment to play back on the screen. Nice.’ Take a look […]

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Headphone adapter

Have any of you traveled on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner? Does the onboard radio/TV connect with an adapter with two 3.5 mm jacks as in the picture below or does it have a conventional adapter? Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Schengen countries with a valid visa which will expire in 10 days

I have a single entry type C Schengen visa which has 10 days left to be valid. My point of entry would be Poland but I have relatives in Sweden, would it be a problem at the borders since only 10 days are only left on the visa? Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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This was actually asked a while back on Money.SE. I’ll summarise the accepted answer there: Basically, it depends. Not all banks will allow you to open one as a foreigner, and you’ll still need supporting documentation – passport, proof of residential address back home, and so on. Some, however, may require a US address, or […]

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