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Long journeys, Borders and Culture Shocks

LAOS | Mon, 3 Apr 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [628]

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

Random Acts of Kindness

PORTUGAL | Tue, 6 Jan 2015 | By thetravelingseed | Views [458] | 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 [331]

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


SINGAPORE | Thu, 21 Aug 2014 | By daveonhols | Views [302]

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 [790]

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 [1020]

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 [11876] | 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

Island Life

VIETNAM | Mon, 28 Mar 2011 | By gem_sky | Views [1738]

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

Adventures in Russian Consulate Land

USA | Sat, 26 Jun 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [2330] | 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

Islands of the Mekong

LAOS | Sun, 18 Oct 2009 | By will | Views [4193] | 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 [759]

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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