Month: October 2014

Get to Schiphol early in the day/sleep at airport?

I will depart from Schiphol on a Sunday at 10:00, and return on some other day at 05:00. What options do I have to travel to/from Schiphol Airport? I’d prefer the train, but if I am not mistaken, the first connection from Heerlen will arrive on 09:56, so this is no option. I could take […]

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Going to India from US to work at a non-profit, Can I bring 10 laptops as a mobile training lab?

I will be travelling in January to India to volunteer at a non-profit. I have donations from friends and families and would like to bring in 5-10 laptops as a mobile training lab. Does anyone know if there is a work around to the 1 laptop limit as this will be for work/volunteer purposes? Source: […]

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I have a 16 hour layover in Heathrow London

I’m travelling from the USA to Madeira Portugal and I have a layover for 16 hours. I was wondering if I need a Visa in order to stay the night in a hotel at the airport in terminal 4? This is the first time I’m travelling international so would like some advice also am I […]

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Beaches near Amsterdam

Which will be best beaches near Amsterdam to be visited during 8th to 11th November? By best beaches, I mean 1. travel time should be within 1 hour from Amsterdam City Center. 2. hip and happening crowd 🙂 3. Any special events going on would be an added plus. What will be the best way […]

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Skills to deal with safety issues Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Survival skills provide a traveler with means to deal with unexpected and potentially dangerous situations Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Is there a Macgyver-esque way to charge rechargeable batteries?

I am on a hiking trip an I forgot to pack the recharging device for my penlite batteries. I have enough power with me thanks to my solar panel. I can charge every device that is charging with usb. My garmin etrex vista however uses old fashion penlite (AA) batteries and I forgot to bring […]

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Lots will be closed. The Pepperkakebyen will be worth checking out, and you can still go on hikes around Bergen (the advent candles will be lit up at Fløyen). Also, look into going to the Lysfest if you are here in time. The biggest thing to consider are the grocery markets. Bunnpris usually stays open […]

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I’m from Slovakia and have traveled to Poland quite often. I now live in the US and visit Slovakia with US bank-issued credit cards. First, you need Euro in Slovakia. The only place in Slovakia where Polish currency would be usable would be the restroom. You can bring cash in USD and exchange it for […]

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Taxi would be more than EUR 150-200 (one way) I think. This website suggests it could be up to EUR 260. Public transportations are good in the Netherlands but the park is out of town and 2 hours is long. Maybe taking a cab to the station on both ends (Amsterdam and ‘s-Hertogenbosch) and a […]

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