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340 OK we're all adults here, so really, how on earth should I use a squat toilet? 2011-10-27T23:10:30.873

319 How do you know if Americans genuinely/literally mean what they say? 2014-11-03T12:59:38.860

276 My name causes an issue with any booking! (names end with MR and MRS) 2019-11-05T09:52:34.353

243 Why are airline passengers asked to lift up window shades during takeoff and landing? 2013-09-02T17:54:47.517

240 How to intentionally get denied entry to the US, without getting into trouble? 2014-02-27T02:11:18.200

195 Why prohibit engine braking? 2017-07-04T16:09:00.933

191 Tactics to avoid getting harassed by corrupt police? 2011-07-24T05:46:56.897

187 Boss is asking for passport, but it has a stamp in it I don't want him to see. What to do? 2017-07-18T17:33:12.327

168 How to avoid drinking vodka? 2011-10-01T09:53:08.367

155 I don't know my nationality. How can I visit Denmark? 2016-04-19T00:13:10.823

152 OK, we are all adults here, so what is a bidet for and how do I use it? 2016-06-06T14:10:13.970

151 When traveling to a country with a different currency, how should you take your money? 2011-06-21T20:31:41.163

150 Immigration officer that stopped me at the airport is texting me. What do I do? 2015-12-22T16:25:01.480

147 Took airline plane blanket by accident; didn't realize it was forbidden. What should I do? 2017-10-24T18:39:35.013

141 Passing through airport security with autism 2015-11-12T13:27:48.010

137 Which museums have artworks of all four Ninja Turtles' namesakes? 2019-09-17T09:59:14.463

136 How can I deal with people asking to switch seats with me on a plane? 2015-06-05T14:24:41.560

135 Canadian citizen, on US no-fly list. What can I do in order to be allowed on flights which go through US airspace? 2019-03-02T20:31:08.627

125 Flight tickets: buy two weeks before even during holiday seasons? 2011-10-23T17:21:16.200

125 Airline reservations require name to exactly match passport, but won't allow entering name that way 2018-07-08T21:08:36.833

118 Should I submit bank statements when applying for a UK Visa? What do they say about me? 2016-04-04T15:03:22.400

118 How to escape hip-hop CD giveaway scam in New York City? 2017-09-21T14:44:54.937

118 How can I find restaurants in the USA where tipping is not expected? 2018-05-13T14:30:33.100

116 How can I convince airport screeners to stop asking why I prefer pat-downs? 2018-06-05T02:38:33.340

115 Prohibited item forgotten in hand luggage: what to do with it? 2016-02-08T21:43:52.070

114 When and why do people clap/applause after a plane lands? 2016-05-13T12:39:23.300

112 Norwegian refuses EU delay (4.7 hours) compensation because it turned out there was nothing wrong with the aircraft 2019-09-17T16:37:22.657

111 How can I do a "broad" search for flights? 2011-06-30T20:22:22.733

111 When I travel next, I want to reach the point on the earth that is exactly opposite my home, how can I discover where that is? 2014-05-01T13:28:59.377

111 How to make dining alone less awkward? 2015-12-09T00:26:31.880

111 Why is the price on the shelves for drinks often different from what I actually pay in supermarkets in Germany? 2017-08-01T17:56:45.447

111 Can I accidentally miss the in-flight food? 2017-08-04T17:57:07.880

110 How to avoid toddlers on a long-distance plane flight? 2016-05-26T23:02:16.420

109 What's the deal with the "string people" in central Paris? 2013-02-06T20:38:43.457

108 Why would you wrap your luggage in plastic? 2011-11-02T22:11:40.023

108 How does President Trump's travel ban affect nationals of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria or Yemen coming to the US for tourism/transit/etc? 2017-01-28T18:12:03.463

108 What's the longest distance that can be traveled by only using free transportation? 2020-01-09T20:12:53.327

104 How to convince airport security that I am not dangerous when having metallic parts in my body? 2013-04-18T09:10:38.433

104 Is it rude to ask if the food contains pork or alcohol? 2015-12-25T13:51:18.663

103 Do I need a serious reason to enter a US Embassy as a US Citizen? 2019-01-29T21:22:16.297

102 Does the European number for emergencies (112) really work in Germany? 2017-01-19T01:10:52.620

101 Why are there no seat belts on trains? 2018-06-27T14:24:23.717

100 How to prevent "Delhi Belly"? 2011-10-03T17:58:29.940

100 Is it offensive to use 'Saigon' instead of 'Ho Chi Minh City'? 2017-01-09T16:43:45.667

97 In Germany, what are you supposed to do if your train station doesn't have any working ticket machines? 2017-08-08T12:28:51.037

97 Considerations for very fragile and expensive (> $100,000) items in carry-on luggage 2020-05-10T22:22:03.767

96 Is there a way to prevent "looking like a tourist" in order to not be harassed? 2015-11-23T08:40:23.963

95 Did I opt out of compensation by accepting meal vouchers? 2016-09-13T07:55:08.507

95 How can black travellers deal with unwanted harassment from locals in China? 2017-07-31T22:52:45.433

94 I have two passports/nationalities. How do I use them when I travel? 2015-08-01T11:19:35.697


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