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can someone please help me with the following query. I am going to turkey for 2 weeks. I start with Istanbul and then would be going to Egypt for 3-4 days and the coming back to Istanbul for a further stay of a week.
My question was - Is it possible to get multiple visa on arrivals to Turkey?
Since in the middle of my trip i would be leaving Istanbul for Egypt and coming back again, i would need 2 visa on arrivals for Turkey, first one, when i first reach Turkey and second when i return to Turkey from Egypt,
Your responses will be much appreciated.
I have to get Vykhino metro station from Yaroslavskaya,but mr google say first to take a bus(n.903) and get Калужско-Рижская metro station.
are there metro stations that can i get easily by foot?
thank for your replies
I am going to spend 6 days on Cyprus in beginning of January. I am flying into Pathos and out of Larnaca.
During my stay, I would like to see some nice nature (not planning to be on the beach, but would like some beautiful landscapes), some archeological sites, and finally some diving (probably around Larnaca).
I am not sure what the best way is to go around, and to, the sights....and which sites to prioritize.
Does anybody have some experience and input?
Oh, yeah I won't be renting a car.
Thanks for your help :)
Next summer I and a friend are planning to travel three weeks to Central Asia on low budget.
We are first heading of from Norway to Baku. We are going 1. July. And will be back for taking the plane home the 24. July.
We are students and do not have a lot of money, so we need to travel on low budget.
This is our plan(Not decided, please come with tips)
Baku(Az) - 2 nights
Kirovabad/Ganja(Az) 2 nights
Tbilisi(?)(Georgia) 2 nights
Gyumri(Armenia) 2 Nights
Yerevan(Armenia) 3 Nights
Nakhchivan(Az territory) 1 Night
Tabriz(Iran) 3 Nights
Bandar Anzali(Iran) 4 Nights(Family here, so no need for hotel)
Lenkoran(Az) 2 Nights
Baku 2 Nights
Do you think its posible to live on around 30-40US$ per day in these places? With 30-40$ I mean Accomondation, food, water and local transport.
Im not sure what the cost of transport between the cities are, but we are go... more »
Dear fellow travelers,
I have a few days off next week and found a cheap flight to Romania.
I am only going for 2 full days - get in on a Sunday night and leave on wed afternoon. I will most likely stay in the city the whole time.
My question is: Would Cluj or Bucharest be a nicer city to go to? 9nice in terms of people, cultural, food,night life, etc)
I've just booked flight tickets for Russia for June. I will start my trip in Murmansk on June, 5th and end it in Moscow 30 days later.
I will stay a few days in St Petersburg for the white nights festival although I have been there before so won't do the usual touristy things again.
My main concern is about safety. How is it to travel to Northern/Western Russia being a girl alone (I've been traveling alone around 20 countries including Latin America and Africa so I'm not "scared" just like to know what to expect)?
I am aware of the language barrier, I have been studying Russian for 2 years at Uni so I reckon I will pick the basics up as I go along... But apart from that, is there any specific requirement?
And in some parts, would it be easier to use buses or train?
I plan to spend 10 days on the Kola Peninsula and Karelia area Then, I reckon I will stay 3 ... more »
i will travel from Vladivostok to ST Petrsburg by train for 2 week,i need only to send text from my mobile,i already got a Italian simcard,is it better to buy a russian one?
does it take a long time procedure?
I will in Larnaca for 2 weeks in December.
I have been booked in the Larco Hotel.
I am bringing my small PC.
Because of my working commitments, I must check my mail several times a day (at least every couple of hours during office hours)
I am not sure how reliable the Larco Hotel wifi system might be. Does anybody know?
I might have to get an alternative paying Internet connection.
I was wondering how much it would cost me to get a paid internet access, just for these 2 weeks?
I would appreciate any comments, hints and suggestions, please.
Thank you in advance
Hi guys this one is not for me,but one of my colleagues (I get all the travel 'problems' to work out;-)
He has 2 weeks and wants to go to Turkey...wants to see Istanbul (I have been telling him how great it is for years),cappadocia,Konya and (for some reason) Ankara.
I suggested an open jaw (into Istanbul,out of Ankara works beter as its much cheaper airfare this way,for the days he wants).
I also suggested Konya on a Saturday for the Mevlana whirling.
That leaves him with Istanbul-night bus to Cappadocia-Konya-Ankara.
Does that sound ok for two weeks?
Is there a better order to do it?
Hi there ,
Me and my friends have plan to travel in turkey for 10 days , we start this trip from Istanbul , Cappadocia , Pamukkale and finish it in Istanbul , I wanted to know that in december it's a good idea to go to cappadocia and pamukkale ? and is there any where else to go ( most in adventure places ) ?! we want to travel by bus in turkey and in cheap and backpacker .
My partner and I are going to be backpacking through Bulgaria in March 2014 as part of a larger Eastern Europe backpacking adventure. I'm sort of in the initial planning stages of organizing a route and determining transport between points. The basic itinerary for Bulgaria is as follows:
Sofia --> onward to Macedonia
My partner and I are also interested in doing some hiking, and we have experience hiking larger mountains (up to 2200m) in summer and winter settings. My question is, what mountain ranges offer the best and most accessible hiking at this time of year? I know that most mountain ranges are still snow covered, but it seems a shame to visit Bulgaria and not do some hiking. I've looked into:
(a) Rila and Pirin
(c) Central Balkan
Any advice or suggestions about weather conditions and which ran... more »
We would like to vist Eastern Anatolia September/ early October 2014 . All up we have 18 days in Turkey and have visited Turkey before visiting Istanbul and Olympus to Bodrum so we would like to now visit the East.
Our major dseired destinations are Mardin, Van, Kars and Trabzon.
We will arrive in Bodrum by ferry then travel east visting by bus.Pamukkale, and Cappadocia.
The next leg of the journey we are thinking of hiring a car but are slightly put off by the high cost of fuel so are also considering a tour.
We want to visit:
Sanilurfa, Gobekli,Nemrut Dagi, Mardin, Akdamar Island, Van
Then fly drive or bus tour to:
Ani, Kars, Kackar Mountains,Sumela Monastery ,Trabzon..
then fly back to Istanbul
Do you have any suggestions or tips on good low cost tours or car hire ?
we'll be in Prague for the holidays.
I'm looking for a fun day trip and I read a lot about Cesky Raj. It looks amaziing but... in winter?
I'm not afraid of the cold weather (I live in Canada!) but is it «open» in winter? I read that some castles are close...
Thanks a lot :)
I'm planning on visiting the World Heritage site of Catalhuyuk next week. I realise that I can get myself to Cumra and then figure out whatever from there. However, I notice that there is a village called Kucukkoy very close to Catalhuyuk.
Does anyone know if there is any public transport to Kucukkoy? and if so, I'm guessing that it goes from Konya.
All advices are appreciated. Ta.
I'd like to go to Georgia for one week at the end of April 2014 and do some trekking and see some of Tbilisi, Kazbegi etc. do you know a good reliable tour operator where I would travel with other foreigners. I have no Russian orGeorgian. Is this a big factor solo travelling?
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