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Sep 2, 19, 11:18 pm
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Posted By Fredrik74

This is correct. There will be a baggage...

This is correct.

There will be a baggage belt after immigration in SFO where you pick up your bag and take it through the customs checkpoint. You can then drop it off at a counter landside.
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 26, 19, 1:57 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 11,112
Posted By Fredrik74

You managed to see a lot of Almaty and I'm...

You managed to see a lot of Almaty and I'm getting tempted...

Btw,
is Guns & Roses still open in Hotel Kazakhstan? Some businesswomen wanted to discuss deals when I was there...
Aug 11, 19, 4:12 am
Replies: 59
Views: 8,359
Posted By Fredrik74

It will be fine at ARN. I'm not familiar enough...

It will be fine at ARN. I'm not familiar enough with non-Schengen at OSL to say it's fine there.
Aug 9, 19, 12:29 pm
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Posted By Fredrik74

They haven't. Not even Herrgården is a no go...

They haven't. Not even Herrgården is a no go zone. You should check how they classify the areas.

If you remove the hyberbole there could be a serious discussion about crime and what the police are...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 7, 19, 9:37 am
Replies: 71
Views: 10,811
Posted By Fredrik74

Beautiful pictures as usual and as always a very...

Beautiful pictures as usual and as always a very interesting report. You should go back to Northern Scandinavia in summer to experience the difference.
Jul 31, 19, 4:48 am
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Posted By Fredrik74

Annie was part of that government... ...

Annie was part of that government...

Obviously she saw the threat of Jimmie as a bigger crisis that needed to be averted. Whether that was right or wrong is, as you know, fairly controversial.
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 30, 19, 2:53 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,541
Posted By Fredrik74

I was looking at this picture and thought I...

I was looking at this picture and thought I recognized this from my own trip a long time ago and I checked your original and realized that since you tagged it as jeti oguz this may indeed have been...
Jul 29, 19, 2:58 am
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Views: 575,911
Posted By Fredrik74

Generally speaking train infrastructure is a mess...

Generally speaking train infrastructure is a mess due to at least a decade of neglect. These days Trafikverket is trying to fix things even when it makes some foreigners angry.

The really weird,...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 26, 19, 12:00 am
Replies: 61
Views: 11,112
Posted By Fredrik74

Looking forward to this report. My visit to the...

Looking forward to this report. My visit to the two -stans was a decade ago and I'm beginning to feel like its time for a return.
Jul 22, 19, 10:36 am
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Posted By Fredrik74

I've lived abroad too. Complaints about how the...

I've lived abroad too. Complaints about how the locals do things are quite common everywhere.

Btw, the number one complaint I hear from foreigners is that there are too many foreigners around.
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Forum: DiningBuzz
Jul 15, 19, 9:54 am
Replies: 139
Views: 12,104
Posted By Fredrik74

That's what I try to do once I'm in the US. Not...

That's what I try to do once I'm in the US. Not necessarily fast food but these chains that I haven't found in Europe like Applebee's, Cheesecake Factory or similar.

Chipotle is my favourite in...
Jul 14, 19, 12:01 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 5,944
Posted By Fredrik74

Exactly, and that was clearly happens with...

Exactly,
and that was clearly happens with flygskam too. Initially I thought it could have more of an impact but it seems not.

Some people of course hide their real reasons for not travelling...
Jul 14, 19, 11:52 am
Replies: 94
Views: 5,944
Posted By Fredrik74

Are you saying it doesn't work?

Are you saying it doesn't work?
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 2, 19, 2:32 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 10,419
Posted By Fredrik74

Slightly? Joking aside it can obviously be a...

Slightly?

Joking aside it can obviously be a good time to go. For someone who's visited Siberia in winter Svalbard shouldn't be a problem...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jun 25, 19, 10:22 am
Replies: 27
Views: 6,094
Posted By Fredrik74

Always interesting to see reports from my...

Always interesting to see reports from my hometown.

Regarding the temperature I have to point out that nobody in Stockholm would consider May part of the summer. April was much better this year...
Forum: Trip Reports
May 18, 19, 12:12 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 7,550
Posted By Fredrik74

From my limited sample I'd agree. I tried to Air...

From my limited sample I'd agree. I tried to Air France to ATL last year and it was surprisingly good both on the short and long haul segments.

Looking forward to see what your destinations have...
Forum: Trip Reports
May 16, 19, 1:00 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 14,973
Posted By Fredrik74

This is very interesting. I was looking at Mirny...

This is very interesting. I was looking at Mirny through Google maps just a couple of days ago thanks to that big hole and I'm curious to see what kind of impression you will have of the place.
May 12, 19, 4:11 pm
Replies: 446
Views: 27,110
Posted By Fredrik74

It helps to remember that the unions represent...

It helps to remember that the unions represent their own members(insiders) and not poor people on the outside.

In Sweden(don't know for sure for Denmark and Norway) the blue collar unions are an...
Forum: Trip Reports
Apr 30, 19, 4:52 am
Replies: 72
Views: 10,440
Posted By Fredrik74

Very interesting start to your report. Looking...

Very interesting start to your report. Looking forward to reading the rest of it.
Apr 16, 19, 3:51 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 5,944
Posted By Fredrik74

Let's just say that there is a bubble that...

Let's just say that there is a bubble that possibly just burst or is very much about to burst. The Central bank, even though it's not their job, is postponing interest rate hikes to help manage this....
Apr 16, 19, 10:19 am
Replies: 94
Views: 5,944
Posted By Fredrik74

It's true that a section of the population does...

It's true that a section of the population does talk about this quite religiously. They aren't that many though even though it may appear that way in the media. Most of this is also just talk. It's...
Forum: Trip Reports
Apr 14, 19, 4:07 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 6,989
Posted By Fredrik74

By pure coincidence my parents told me they went...

By pure coincidence my parents told me they went on a day trip to Åland from Sweden. The purpose: to buy booze of course.

It's seems to be a similar story for all these ferries. The ticket and...
Forum: Trip Reports
Apr 9, 19, 1:39 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 6,989
Posted By Fredrik74

Cool report. -20 is a little too low... I...

Cool report. -20 is a little too low...

I don't understand why anyone would want to travel to Finland(or Sweden) in the middle of winter. Personally I'd like to travel to avoid it...
Forum: Trip Reports
Mar 24, 19, 10:53 am
Replies: 95
Views: 15,664
Posted By Fredrik74

Laghman was my favourite dish from my travels...

Laghman was my favourite dish from my travels around the area. Plov - not so much.
Forum: Trip Reports
Mar 15, 19, 3:01 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 15,664
Posted By Fredrik74

Interesting from Tashkent. I don't remember the...

Interesting from Tashkent. I don't remember the city as being empty but I do remember the police and the ugly Hotel Uzbekistan. I also have vivid memories of my Metro trip. It looks like my...
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