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  • Thanks Lesley, I appreciate the local perspective. I don't plan to cancel my holiday! I'll repost here once I have more specific questions.
  • I was denied entry to the US when I was 18 and on my gap year. Purely because I had no substantial ties to home - at least not the kind you can put on paper and send to an embassy. I had to change my plans. I have since applied for a US visa and had…
  • Alethia is right, this shouldn't be a problem.
  • Thanks Terry.
  • Thanks Anya! Some sources insist I need six months validity, which I don't quite have. But it should be valid for three months or so after my trip so that's fine. Do you know if there are any vaccinations I require or should consider getting?
  • If you are looking for a party and a tourist hub the best resorts are Grand Baie and Flic en Flac, but if you are seeking out something more wild and unspoiled I would recommend the south coast, which is less developed. Blue Bay is really stunning.
  • Hey Laurence,Tokyo is awesome and you should definitely spend a few days there just for the experience - you will probably land there anyway. The other two best cities in my opinion are Kyoto, for the best cultural and historical sightseeing in the …
    in Japanese cities Comment by wren May 2013
  • Check out this useful summary of Climate in Cyprus. The weather is awesome almost all year round!
  • Hi all, I would also like some advice about visas in Chile: in particular, does one require a Chilean and an Argentinian visa if travelling in Patagonia? I really want to explore that area but it's unclear to me how visas work. Or is it better to st…
  • Thanks so much for the feedback.