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All you need to know about Chinese visa extension and how to do it in Lijiang step by step

China is a huge land rich in culture and history. So, let's be honest, 30 days on your Chinese visa is clearly not going to be enough! Learn how to do your Chinese visa extension in Lijiang, Yunnan Province and save yourself valuable time and money. Includes step-by-step guide, maps, prices & more...
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7 things to be aware of when backpacking and hitch-hiking in Greece

Sleeping in the wild - Glifa, Greece
Travelling can be a tricky business with so many differences in manners and customs that sometimes its hard to remember what to do and when to do it. Never fear, for here is our essential guide of 7 things to be aware of when backpacking and hitch-hiking in Greece...
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Azerbaijan

Hitch-hiking in Azerbaijan

Contents

1) Visas
2) Advantages
3) Disadvantages
4) Things you should be aware of
5) Hitch-hiker’s phrasebook
6) Road map of Azerbaijan
7) Main border crossings
8) Best areas for hitch-hiking
9) Most beautiful natural spot
10) Best city/town

Basic information

Capital city: Baku
Language:
Azerbaijani
Currency:
Manat (AZN)
Hitch-hiking:
very difficult (2/10)
Couchsurfing:
very difficult – only in the capital (3/10)

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Visas

Read this carefully, as it’s not possible to obtain an Azeri visa on the border (unless you hold a Turkish or Irani passport)!

So far, in our travel experience, Azerbaijan has been the country with the most difficult and expensive visa procedure. It is not impossible, although it takes time and lots of money and if you are not prepared for this and not determined enough, you will be denied entry. What we found difficult, was that before travelling to the Caucasus we’d read so many misleading pieces of information that till the last day we weren’t sure what the best way to do it was and what documents we would need.

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Poland

Hitch-hiking in Poland

Contents

1) Visas
2) Advantages
3) Disadvantages
4) Things you should be aware of
5) Hitch-hikers phrasebook
6) Poland road map
7) Main border crossings
8) Most beautiful natural spot
9) Best city/town
10) Our experience

Basic information

Capital city: Warsaw
Language:
Polish
Currency:
Złoty (PLN)
Hitch-hiking:
relatively easy (7/10)
Couchsurfing:
widespread (9/10)

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Visas

As a member of the European Union and a member of the Schengen treaty, the same visa rights apply as in other EU countries. EU nationals are not required to get a visa and can stay as long as they like.

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