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Long journeys, Borders and Culture Shocks

LAOS | Mon, 3 Apr 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [431]

We boarded the bus and were shown to the top deck and taken to our seats. The seats were pretty huge. They were about a seat and a half of a regular coach seat, if not wider, they reclined to about a 45 degree angle and had a foot rest that came up as ... Read more >

Tags: border crossings, buses, culture, laos, overnight, shock, sleeper bus, travel, tuk tuks, visas

The Passport Store - Second Valid Passport Information

USA | Fri, 16 Sep 2016 | By thepassportstore | Views [127]

econd US Passports Now Valid for 4 Years Some travelers require a 2nd passport, there is a couple of reasons for this. For example if you will be travelling to two countries who do not have a positive relationship, once country can deny you entry ... Read more >

Tags: emergency passports, expedited passports, lost passport, passport renewal, passports, travel, visas

Random Acts of Kindness

PORTUGAL | Tue, 6 Jan 2015 | By thetravelingseed | Views [325] | Comments [1]

People never cease to amaze me. Travelers solidarity is one thing, having someone I never saw before hand me their car and say "take it, it will be faster than a taxi" is not something I would expect to happen in Lisbon. It just did. I went to Indian ... Read more >

Tags: india, kindness, lisbon, people, visas

To Visa or not, that is the question

NEPAL | Fri, 29 Aug 2014 | By ritaj | Views [237]

The last two weeks have been filled with uncertainty as the visa for Tibet, while seemingly approved has not been issued.  In the end I just came to Kathmandu, jumped 'off the cliff' as it were, trusting to the Divine and to Hira when he said it ... Read more >

Tags: delays, kathmandu, tibet, uncertainty, visas

Preparations

SINGAPORE | Thu, 21 Aug 2014 | By daveonhols | Views [219]

Visas, Passport, Jabs, Bookings, Trains, Planes, Hostels, Packaging, Shipping and Automobiles   A six month trek from Singapore to London via Mongola and Patagonia takes time and effort to prepare.  But once the wheels start rolling, ... Read more >

Tags: getting ready, travel, vaccinations, visas

Tax, Visas, Immigration, Bureaucratic Red Tape and other Certainties

NORWAY | Sun, 1 Jun 2014 | By moresbbb | Views [639]

A recent interaction with the UK’s HM Revenue and customs has reignited my underlying sense of contempt for bureaucratic organisations. It seems that no matter how far and wide you travel there are a few certainties: Whatever new country ... Read more >

Tags: beureaucratic red tape, immigration, immigration police, norway, tax, udi, uk, visas

One Way Ticket

LAOS | Sat, 30 Nov 2013 | By jomatravels | Views [912]

One Way Ticket The adventure has begun .  We've sold the car, rented the house, paid down debts and bought our One Way Ticket from Gold Coast Australia to our first stop Luang Prabang in Laos PDR .  Next stop - who knows -... Read more >

Tags: customs clearance laos, one way ticket, travel by road vientiane to luang prabang, visas

I'm From America, My Boyfriend is from England, We Live in New Zealand....and It's Complicated

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 26 Feb 2012 | By lauren_watson | Views [10988] | Comments [9]

I log into the immigration New Zealand website for probably the 15 th time this week. I check the status of my work visa application lodged on the 15 th of February. Alas, the words PENDING on my page burn into my brain as I glance at the ... Read more >

Tags: dating while travelling, new zealand, visas

Know Before You Go: Professional Working Holidays

WORLDWIDE | Wed, 31 Aug 2011 | By workandholiday | Views [4343]

Many of the millions of expats living and working overseas are professionals who have packed up their extensive skills and taken them abroad gaining invaluable career and life experience. They can be found working in multinationals, aid agencies, ... Read more >

Tags: aid work, professionals, transport, travel, travellers, visas, work, working abroad, working holidays

Island Life

VIETNAM | Mon, 28 Mar 2011 | By gem_sky | Views [1529]

First, there was Rabbit Island (Koh Tonsay). I went there for my first weekend in Kampot. Taking a fishing boat from Kep (the village next to Kampot) it takes 45 mins for serene and blissful island life! A beautiful beach, beach strolling monks, ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, fish sauce, island, koh tonsay, koh tral, motorbike, phu quoc, vietnam border, visas, white sand

Australian Working Holiday 101: Turning Inspiration into Employment

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 24 Feb 2011 | By workandholiday | Views [11588] | Comments [1]

I was never one of the fortunate kids who travelled the world at a young age, nor was I one of the kids who was taught the value of a dollar. I think for many middle-class American families its spend, spend, spend until you’re in debt, debt, debt.... Read more >

Tags: australia, hospitality, money, skiing, tax, travel, usa, visas, working holidays

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Turkey

TURKEY | Mon, 7 Feb 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [5159] | Comments [8]

I'm so fortunate to spend much of my life exploring our amazing planet and I frequently get asked where my favorite destination is.  My answer is always Turkey, ranking at the summit. It's a country with so much diversity in culture, traditions, landscapes, ... Read more >

Tags: 5 things, currency, etiquette, money, toilets, tourism, travel, travel tips, turkey, visas

The Complexities Of Israel Visas

ISRAEL | Sun, 11 Jul 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [657]

Due to ongoing tensions between Israel and its neighbours travellers must be very careful when presenting their passport to enter or leave the country.   Be aware that if you visit Israel and get a visa stamp in your passport, you may not be able to ... Read more >

Tags: israel, mid east, travel-legal, travel-safety, visas

Adventures in Russian Consulate Land

USA | Sat, 26 Jun 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [2142] | Comments [3]

Picture this scenario: You are in New York City, standing outside of an older, stylish looking building. Central Park is a block away and you can see the green trees swaying in a breeze that you wish would help you beat the heat. You are amongst a large ... Read more >

Tags: independent travel, russia, visas

New Zealand: Travel Health Tips for Volunteers

NEW ZEALAND | Wed, 16 Dec 2009 | By workandholiday | Views [2044]

Country Information New Zealand is place of delicate ecosystems. For offenders, fines are stiff and prison time is handed out for failing to declare fresh produce, seeds and pets. Items can and often are seized. It is best to check in with the ... Read more >

Tags: climbing, crime, diarrhea, health, jet lag, new zealand, safety, travel, vaccinations, visas

Islands of the Mekong

LAOS | Sun, 18 Oct 2009 | By will | Views [3562] | Comments [2]

Southern Laos used to be one of the backwaters of South East Asia and rarely visited by travelers. For me it was one of the few places in the region I hadn't been too but I’d seen pictures at a lecture some years ago of the rapids on the Mekong that ... Read more >

Tags: borders, islands, laos, rivers, temples, travellers places, visas, waterfalls

Applying for visas is fun!

USA | Fri, 12 Sep 2008 | By sylvia_aiko | Views [660]

As our departure date looms ever closer, Michelle and I have been trying to tie up all loose ends. We decided to get some tourist visas before we leave the U.S. so we don't have to get them all at the borders, which is a good idea but unfortunately ... Read more >

Tags: embassies, visas

 

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