Month: October 2016

There have been Jews in India for 2500 years, and largely without experiencing anti-Semitism. Even if there was a sudden, historically unprecedented upswing in hostility or violence against Jews, it wouldn’t affect you personally. While you may regard yourself as obviously Jewish, in a country with thousands of different ethnic and cultural groups, you would […]

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You don’t require a visa in advance (unless the rules change meanwhile!) and the imminent expiry of your son’s passport is not an issue. To enter Dubai the passport needs to have 3 months left from the arrival date Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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On transit Dubai – passport validity

Hi I will be on transit in Dubai, travelling from Brisbane to Lisbon on the 12 December with my wife and 5 year old son. We arrive at Dubai on the 12 December 2016 at 13:00 and leave the next day to Lisbon at 6:30. Emirates airline will provide accommodation. We all have Portuguese passports. […]

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Amsterdam, in fact all cities, most towns and many villages in the Netherlands, are having fireworks going all day and night, officially only till 3 AM but it is not unknown to hear them going from 27-12 to 3-1 almost continually. At midnight almost every body will fire off fireworks, there will also be a […]

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What goes on in Amsterdam during New Year’s Eve?

What is Amsterdam like for New Year’s Eve? What events are typical in this city? Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Some roads in Hawaii are very narrow with a lot of rocks and other obstacles. Check https://duckduckgo.com/?q=hawaii+roads&iar=images&iax=1&ia=images If you have plans to visit such places you might want to consider extra coverage. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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How to get an Indian visa from outside the US?

I booked a tour to India and Nepal from the US, but the Indian Embassy only granted me a single-entry visa. Is it possible to get a visa to re-enter India from Nepal? Is there any other way to do it without having to cancel my Nepal trip? Edit by Gayot, the information below was […]

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Formally, if you have no entry stamp, it’s up to you to provide evidence of the date on which you entered to prove that you haven’t overstayed. If you cannot do that, border guards are entitled to assume you have exceeded the limit and to treat you accordingly (that could mean a fine for example […]

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Let’s summarize it here, as comments started getting too long. Since you asked for the risk assessment, I’d focus on the risk factors only, so please accept my apology if the answer comes as overall negative – your case is way better than many others. However there are still concerns. From the list above, and […]

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This happens. I had the same experience in Spain and Italy – in those countries my passport is almost never scanned on arrival, they just stamp it. Twice in Rome Fiumichino it was not even stamped, the border guard just looked at it and passed it back to me. Never had an issue when leaving. […]

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