Category Archives: City Quick Guide

Quick Guide | Bangkok, Thailand

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The basics Entry Requirements: Passport, Tourist visa (if staying longer than 30 days) Security: Petty crime (pickpocketing, theft of mobile phones). As always beware of your surroundings, don’t carry more cash than you need, don’t flaunt any expensive personal belongings, and make sure your passport/visa are in a safe location. Drugs are prohibited (including marijuana) […]

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Quick Guide | New York City, USA

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The basics Entry Requirements: A valid passport must be presented at the point of entry. Please note, if you have a criminal record (regardless of the severity/date of offence, you may be refused entry to the US – you can call one of the USCIS ports to be certain you will be accepted http://www.uscis.gov) Security: […]

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Quick City Guide | Shanghai, China

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The basics Entry Requirements: Visa and a valid passport. The passport must be valid for 6 months beyond the date which you applied for the visa. Security: Petty crime (pickpocketing, theft of mobile phones) is prevalent in the day time – generally tourists are targets in major city/tourist areas. As always beware of your surroundings, […]

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Quick City Guide | Budapest, Hungary

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The basics Entry Requirements: A valid passport is required upon entry. The passport must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond expected departure date. Visas are not required for stays less than 90 days. Security: Petty theft such as pickpocketing is not uncommon. Theft of passports also can occur on overnight trains. Make […]

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Quick City Guide | Istanbul, Turkey

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The basics Entry Requirements: Valid passport, Visa (No longer able to get one upon arrival. Be sure to apply before your trip!). The price of the Visa varies from country to country; make sure you check what the rate is for your country. Visa cost for Canadians – $60 Security: Turkey is generally quite safe; […]

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