Month: July 2017

How can black travellers deal with unwanted harassment from locals in China?

I recently took a trip to China with several friends. All of us are US citizens with US passports, and three of the people on this trip are black. (I am not) Throughout China, including in the most “cosmopolitan” parts of Shanghai, my black traveling companions faced continued harassment from the locals, including but not […]

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Practically, it’s used for booking only, referring to all airports in Jakarta, as people usually don’t care which airport they fly into. It’s like NYC as an umbrella for JFK, LGA and EWR, or TYO for NRT and HND. You are never going to fly into “NYC”, as this airport doesn’t exist. However, when you […]

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Both in theory and practice, you’re perfectly fine. I do it all the time and was never questioned, as long as I show them my US visa. Tell them you’re going to the US. If they ask you about your visa, show them your green card. You’re all set. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Failure to sign one declaration on UK visa Tier 4

I sent my application to the U.K. embassy in New York and i submitted everything that is required, then i checked and their was two pages instead of one declaration. I only signed one will this result in a rejection? What should i do?? Has anyone been in my position have any advice to give […]

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Lake Lucerne, perhaps Meggen looking towards Burgenstock Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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I can confirm that after the immigration at IAH, you must pick up your bags, go through a small customs checkpoint, then recheck them immediately after the customs stand. It is very simple and quick (as they simply scan your baggage tag and put your bags on a conveyor belt) – and then you can […]

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Since these items are for your personal/professional use and you are going to bring these items back to your home country, these would be considered Household effects, thus are duty free – provided you aren’t bringing them to sale, or gift to someone. Duties are usually waived for items over a year old. You will […]

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Where is this? (Likely Alpine lake.)

notice the autoroute guardrail. Goog image search didn’t help Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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It depends whether you intend to take this equipment back when leaving the US, or not. If you intend to take the equipment back, it is not dutiable. There is no need to declare it unless it falls into other declaration categories (i.e. food), or unless the CBP officer asks you about it. Note that […]

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What is this indication

Today on Green Line of Athens Metro at Kiffisia Station I noticed this in Vehicle Indication: And I was wandering what the D8L19A means. It is shown when the rail starts a new route on the Green line just after the operator starts the locomotive. I have no Idea what system is used or what […]

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