Month: December 2013

You may want to look into getting one adapter to fit “all.” For example: https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-a&hs=UXU&rls=org.mozilla%3Aen-US%3Aofficial&tbm=shop&sclient=psy-ab&q=multi+country+plug+adapter+sweden&oq=multi+country+plug+adapter+sweden&gs_l=serp.3…4415.4415.0.5067.1.1.0.0.0.0.353.353.3-1.1.0….0…1c.1.32.psy-ab..1.0.0.kesUYbD2_4I&pbx=1 The individual ones can be small and easy to lose. There is some interesting insight here regarding bringing power strips: Should one bring a power strip when travelling from the U.S. to Europe so that one won't have to get […]

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I would try the Hanazono Shrine Antique Market in Shinjuku. In addition to kimonos they offer used books, hanging scroll art, prints, and accessories. Like anything secondhand it can be hit-or miss on what is available when you are there. Alternatively if you are willing to travel a bit (4.5 hours) the Kimono Flea Market […]

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I broke down and traveled to to the bus station. They were able to process my refund at the ticket window. I needed to provide (1) photo id and the (2) reference number from the confirmation e-mail. The clerk printed the actual ticket, then I provided two signatures to complete the refund. (I didn’t realize […]

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Geneva is one of Europe’s most expensive cities. In addition, it is not a backpacker destination. All in all, 30 GBP per night (or possibly a bit more in 2014) is a quite decent price for accommodation in Geneva. You should also be aware that there can be quite a bit of price fluctuation, according […]

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Can I pick up my luggage between flights with the same company?

I have a flight from Madrid to Aalborg with a stop in Amsterdam. The connection time betweeen the flight from Amsterdam and Aalborg it´s 1 hour and a half. The thing is that I want to stay in Amsterdam for a week and I want to pick up my checked in luggage at the Amsterdam […]

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Since your reservation is a single one you are quite likely to have the luggage checked through directly to Heathrow. As far as SFO connection is concerned you may not need to go through security which will need to be confirmed with the gate personnel. United operates a shuttle that runs airside between terminals 3 […]

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In addition to @RoryAlsop’s answer Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts provide lattes and other caffeinated drinks with Soy Milk in the US. Most of the smaller coffee shops in the US do too. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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How long does it take to transfer from Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 at SFO?

In March I will be travelling with my wife from Las Vegas McCarran Int’l Airport (LAS) to London Heathrow (LHR) via San Francisco Int’l Airport (SFO.) We have recently received a unexpected flight reservation change that means we will only have 1 hour 11 minutes to transfer from SFO Terminal 3 to SFO Terminal 1. […]

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Certainly in the UK there are many coffee shops which can provide lactose free lattes. The most common is the use of Soya milk instead of real milk. So this includes Starbucks in many countries, but also smaller coffee chains, and some local coffee houses. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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When traveling outside scandinavia while being intolerant to lactose, how can I still enjoy a latte?

I have been intolerant to lactose for about 10 years now. This seems to be a common problem in Sweden since there are good substitutes for all milk based products in the grocery stores nowadays. All cafes also have the option to get a lactose-free latte. And I like my latte. Over these 10 years […]

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