A german friend of mine needs to send me ~US$300. What is a simple and inexpensive way for her to send me the money from Germany to the US? Speed is not important.
Can anyone recommend a financial advisor who specializes in clients who live overseas? [more inside]
How important on a long-term basis is choosing an airline to work for? [more inside]
The job that I was hired for doesn't exist. My boss doesn't seem to notice I have an issue with it. How do I confront him about this? [more inside]
4.5 hours between Gatwick arrival and Heathrow departure. U.S. citizen, experienced traveler, only a carryon bag -- but first time transferring Gatwick to Heathrow. Help me plan as precisely as I can to maximize my chances of making this work. [more inside]
How do I keep my cell phone bill low while travelling through Latin America? [more inside]
Recommend a birthday gift for 2-year-old twins, ships internationally and costs under $50... uh, please?
Recommend a birthday gift for 2-year-old twins, ships internationally and costs under $50... uh, please? [more inside]
T-Mobile's Unlimited International Email add-on for BlackBerry currently offers data service in "90 countries and locations." Is there such a thing as a single map showing these 90 countries and locations? If not, what's my most efficient way to make one myself? [more inside]
Long distance options between USA and Austria (VOIP preferred on Austria end) [more inside]
Do I need a ticket to go through airport security? [more inside]
Is there a good (and cheap) way to maintain phone communication between US and European cell phones using VoIP or other services, so that neither party needs to make international phone calls? [more inside]
How do I call my wife in Sweden, Copenhagen, and Hungary while she visits for two weeks? I'm in the US and she will not have a cell phone or a computer. [more inside]
With the end of USPS international surface mail, what alternatives remain for posting bulky, low-cost items that don't qualify for the M-bag?
Where I can rent a cell phone with international capabilities on short notice? [more inside]
What sort of paperwork/license/whatever do you need to transport prescription drugs internationally? [more inside]
What is best option for a GPS/Navigation system for a frequent international traveler? [more inside]
Advice on voltage transformers for using US kitchen appliances in Europe? [more inside]
What is the legal status of offshore (maritime, international waters) broadcasting in the United States? Is there a stateside equivalent of the Marine Offenses Act? What steps would the United States take to hamper the operations of such a broadcaster?
Where does my educational experience fit into my future? [more inside]
Help me figure out the best way to finance graduate school abroad. [more inside]
I'm in the US, and I'd like to buy an Amazon gift certificate for someone in the UK... [more inside]
I am seriously considering moving out of the US for a year. I really want to see a new part of the world, but I don't know where to go, or how to support myself while I'm there. Much [more inside]
Is it safe/practical for an American to visit Kyrgyzstan for leisure? And can their postal system be trusted? [more inside]
I'm in the market for a quadband GSM phone, for extended travelling purposes. Should I buy one independently or go through a cell provider? [more inside]
I'm sending a letter to Germany (and a few other countries) and I'm including a self-addressed stamped envelope in it. When the German person sends it back to me, do they need to add more postage to it? It's currently stamped with a .39 stamp. Should I not bother with postage at all if they'll have to put their own stamps on it anyway?
I was in Mexico for three days with my boyfriend when he because physically violent. It was the first time he had ever done so. I have the bruises and cuts from earlier today. Because the incident took place in Mexico, US police say they cannot do anything. Do I have any options at this point? We're both applying to law schools, and the ABA has strict policies against criminal backgrounds. He's a criminal, but I don't know what to do. I can't believe he's getting away with this.
Should I go to Nepal? [more inside]
Is there a Net-based shoe reseller that carries many brands ( like zappos.com ) that will ship internationally? [more inside]
What is the best, most cost-effective way to transfer about £9,000 from a bank account in the U.K. to another in Spain? [more inside]
What is the best (and cheapest) way to ship a large box of souvenirs from Hong Kong or Bangkok to Los Angeles? [more inside]
I want to find a job in Australia or new Zealand. But I'm Canadian, in Canada. How do I do it? [more inside]
I want to *go* help the people of Darfur. [more inside]
The most useful, economics & developing countries in the multilateral trading system links for a web-based "interview"? [more inside]
If all my US devices have voltage ranges of 100-240 volts, can I simply plug them into a power strip and plug that into a plug adapter while traveling in Germany? [more inside]
I want to ship some possibly sketchy items to Suriname. How can I get them there with a minimum of fuss? [more inside]
My (non-existent) ideal device is a Treo -- with wifi, GSM/GPRS, and either EDGE or HSDPA -- on a service plan that includes flat-rate unlimited data, flat-rate international data roaming, and a small amount of voice usage inside the U.S. (say 100 mins/month). So, in the real world, is a Blackberry 8800 on T-Mobile my best choice for a plan starting in spring 2007? [more inside]
Looking to learn the nitty-gritty about property/real estate. [more inside]
What's the best way to transfer money from my father's (residing in Japan) account to my own in the US for banking/investing, and what complications may there be? Or, if he's not expecting extreme rates, are there better options he can pursue himself within Japan? [more inside]
Are there significant differences in the retail versions of Mac OS X sold in North America vs those sold in Japan? [more inside]
Cannot get either wireless or DSL internet connection to work in the USA on a Windows XP Dell Inspiron 6000 bought in Virginia but "changed" by an ISP in Bulgaria. [more inside]
PS3 Legal Filter: Sony is purportedly blocking gray market sales of the PS3 from external markets into Europe. What is the legal validity of this? Of course you can find... [more inside]
J.D. & Masters: has anyone here done this concurrently? Better yet, has anyone here done this at the University of Maryland (J.D.) and St. John's College (M.A.L.A.)? Am I crazy to think about this? Complication: I'm Canadian. [more inside]
Posting for a friend: How can a Canadian get a job in a North Carolina middle school while his partner attends graduate school? [more inside]
I'm looking for a way to send, from the U.S. to Japan, money in denominations of yen. The merchant wants a money order in yen, which rules out Paypal. Do you know of a web-based or brick and mortar business that will take my payment in dollars, convert it into yen, and ship out a money order or give me a money order to ship?
Where can I find specific international legal cases? What are some good resources to turn to when you only have the nature of the case in mind? [more inside]
I'm in the UK. I've been expecting a package from the states via USPS. They will not be able to get into my building. How/where can I pick it up? [more inside]
What academic programs exist for getting into [creative, helpful] international developmental work? Alternately, can someone with a B.A. in Poli Sci do something more than volunteer or intern in such a feild?
What academic programs exist for getting into [creative, helpful] international developmental work? Alternately, can someone with a B.A. in Poli Sci do something more than volunteer or intern in such a field? [more inside]
What happens when a country violates the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)? In particular, what does another country's "suspending concessions" involve? [more inside]
What's the best method for cheap, international shipping? [more inside]
Is using a new SIM card confusing my mobile phone? [more inside]