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Alternatives to the "suitcase full of £50 notes" method

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]
posted by doctorpiorno on Feb 26, 2007 - 14 answers

What is the best way to ship my stuff from Hong Kong to Los Angeles?

What is the best (and cheapest) way to ship a large box of souvenirs from Hong Kong or Bangkok to Los Angeles? [more inside]
posted by benrodian on Feb 3, 2007 - 3 answers

How to find a job in AUS/NZ from Canada?

I want to find a job in Australia or new Zealand. But I'm Canadian, in Canada. How do I do it? [more inside]
posted by GuyZero on Jan 30, 2007 - 15 answers

Help me help the victims of Darfur's genocide.

I want to *go* help the people of Darfur. [more inside]
posted by allkindsoftime on Jan 29, 2007 - 14 answers

Links for "developing countries in the multilateral trading system"? Anyone?

The most useful, economics & developing countries in the multilateral trading system links for a web-based "interview"? [more inside]
posted by ruelle on Jan 24, 2007 - 10 answers

Power While in Germany

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]
posted by tnoetz01 on Jan 20, 2007 - 14 answers

I'll make it through customs with some help from Johnny Walker red.

I want to ship some possibly sketchy items to Suriname. How can I get them there with a minimum of fuss? [more inside]
posted by kdar on Dec 20, 2006 - 9 answers

Is a Blackberry 8800 on T-Mobile my best choice for a data-heavy cell plan starting in spring 2007?

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]
posted by allterrainbrain on Dec 12, 2006 - 15 answers

Looking to learn the nitty-gritty about property/real estate.

Looking to learn the nitty-gritty about property/real estate. [more inside]
posted by BigBrownBear on Dec 10, 2006 - 3 answers

International money transfers between family members

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]
posted by Muu on Dec 9, 2006 - 6 answers

Differences between US and Japanese version of Mac OS X?

Are there significant differences in the retail versions of Mac OS X sold in North America vs those sold in Japan? [more inside]
posted by p3t3 on Dec 4, 2006 - 5 answers

International Internet compatibility...??

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]
posted by salvia on Dec 3, 2006 - 13 answers

Can Sony really regulate Grey Market international sales?

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]
posted by stratastar on Nov 8, 2006 - 18 answers

Whatever doesn't kill me...

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]
posted by smorange on Nov 2, 2006 - 15 answers

Just Passing Through

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]
posted by BackwardsCity on Oct 22, 2006 - 5 answers

How to send yen from dollars?

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?
posted by jeffmshaw on Oct 16, 2006 - 11 answers

Where to Find International Legal Disputes?

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]
posted by apfel on Oct 12, 2006 - 12 answers

International delivery attempts

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]
posted by like_neon on Oct 11, 2006 - 5 answers

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]
posted by trinarian on Oct 7, 2006 - 10 answers

What happens when a country violates the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)?

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]
posted by gorillawarfare on Oct 6, 2006 - 3 answers

Cheapest shpiping from Germany to USA?

What's the best method for cheap, international shipping? [more inside]
posted by atomly on Oct 2, 2006 - 14 answers

Why does my phone sometimes say it's 'restricted'?

Is using a new SIM card confusing my mobile phone? [more inside]
posted by jacalata on Sep 29, 2006 - 9 answers

How can I get Redovisningsrådets Akutgrupp information in English?

Swedish Business-Filter: Where can I find the actual text of the Swedish Financial Accounting Standards Council’s recommendations RR 30 – RR 32? Preferably translated into English? [more inside]
posted by Darke on Sep 25, 2006 - 3 answers

I Want to Be a Diplomat

I am Canadian, and my dream is to work in International Diplomacy. For various reasons, I don't think I would have much future in the Canadian Foriegn Service - does anyone know how I could get work in a mission for some other country? [more inside]
posted by Deep Dish on Sep 19, 2006 - 8 answers

Why can't I get me some cheapy electronics in Ireland??

Why are online retailers only shipping electronics to their home countries now? [more inside]
posted by antifuse on Sep 15, 2006 - 13 answers

Help me save the world, one Audited Financial Report at a time.

Where can I find the Audited Financial Reports for a bunch of nonprofits? [more inside]
posted by viewofdelft on Sep 14, 2006 - 5 answers

Suitcase debacle

How do I ship a 65+ lb suitcase from Cairo to New York? [more inside]
posted by anonymous78 on Sep 12, 2006 - 5 answers

Volunteering in Africa

Where and with whom should I volunteer in Africa? [more inside]
posted by purplevelvet on Sep 9, 2006 - 9 answers

I want to mail three boxes of from Philadelphia to Spain. What's the cheapest option?

I want to mail three boxes of from Philadelphia to Spain. What's the cheapest option? [more inside]
posted by BigBrownBear on Sep 1, 2006 - 7 answers

Time won't give me time

I want a windows application that can give me international times - I contact people in Europe on occasion - and I don't remember what time it is in Dublin or London. Is there a small app that can do this for me? [more inside]
posted by EastCoastBias on Sep 1, 2006 - 11 answers

International personal finance

I'm leaving in a week and I still can't figure out a good solution to managing my US finances from the UK. [more inside]
posted by like_neon on Aug 30, 2006 - 20 answers

Help me move to India

Thinking of moving to India for an extended period of time - has anyone here done this? [more inside]
posted by Mutant on Aug 13, 2006 - 10 answers

I'm addicted to information about 200 year old women.

I need more places to look for family tree information. [more inside]
posted by thanotopsis on Aug 2, 2006 - 10 answers

How can I pay for Oxford's Mst. in creative writing?

Is there any way for me to fund Oxford's Mst. course in creative writing? Or will I need to suck it up and decline their offer? [more inside]
posted by scarylarry on Jul 18, 2006 - 21 answers

Lady / Don't cha know we love ya? Sweet lady / Dear mama / Place no one above ya, sweet lady / You are appreciated / Don't cha know we love ya?

What's the best way for a tech-impaired, budget-conscious mom in the US to talk to her son while he's living in Indonesia? [more inside]
posted by mdonley on Jul 9, 2006 - 18 answers

Prepaid Mobile Phone roaming through the UK, France and Belgium recommendations...

Prepaid Mobile Phone roaming through the UK, France and Belgium recommendations... [more inside]
posted by snarkle on Jul 5, 2006 - 5 answers

It's a small, small world...

If you had $1600 USD/mo in after-tax income, absolutely no debt, $15K (US) in savings, and a job that allowed you to work from anywhere in the world with a net connection, where would you live? [more inside]
posted by fuzzbean on Jun 17, 2006 - 54 answers

Visas - What Are They Good For?!

What's the point of a visa? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jun 15, 2006 - 21 answers

Am I missing a job opportunity I didn't know existed?

I've had an oddly diverse and thorough set of work and life experiences over the last 10-12 years, and now that I've finally finished my BS in electrical engineering, I've been working at my current job, but wishing I were somewhere else. [more inside]
posted by quadrinary on Jun 1, 2006 - 8 answers

What should I do with my economics degree?

I am graduating next April with a degree in Economics; what cool internships, placements, projects and whatnot, around the world, do you know about that would be worthwhile post-grad? [more inside]
posted by dflemingdotorg on Jun 1, 2006 - 6 answers

Scare quotes.

Why does Windows think I want to permanently type in "accent character" mode? [more inside]
posted by Jimbob on May 17, 2006 - 7 answers

Quasi-entry level jobs for professionals making a career change?

I'm looking for companies that offer quasi-entry level jobs for professionals making a career change. [more inside]
posted by BigBrownBear on May 17, 2006 - 2 answers

How can I deal with email to non-US mobiles? And should I?

Can I figure out email addresses for mobile numbers outside North America, if I know the provider? Does most of the world who use SMS even send/receive email through their mobiles? [more inside]
posted by lizardqueen on May 16, 2006 - 11 answers

International shipping

I shipped something to Nigeria through USPS and it didn't get there. I told them I wanted to insure it for $300 (it was a PS2) and paid $60 to insure and ship it but my reciept says it's only insured for $50. Is there anything I can do? [more inside]
posted by joshuak on May 8, 2006 - 23 answers

Shipping a computer?

Shipping a desktop pc from Australia to the UK? Air or ship? Which companies? Any tips? [more inside]
posted by Onanist on May 1, 2006 - 2 answers

Fuzzy logic search to find international characters.

I've got a database of names, many of which have international characters (e-acute, c-cedilla, o-umlaut, etc). I want the search routine to be clever enough that if I search for "Celik" it'll find c-cedilla-elik, even though "c" and "c-cedilla" are entirely different. [more inside]
posted by Pericles on Apr 13, 2006 - 16 answers

Wot's my SAT score, mate?

Educated in the UK, I have no idea what my SAT score is and therefore how I measure up to various entry requirements in the US. Is there a way of converting my GCSEs/whatever into a SAT score?
posted by cogat on Apr 12, 2006 - 4 answers

Taking merchandise to Mexico via Airlines?

What do I have to obtain in order for me to export merchandise to Mexico? [more inside]
posted by nserrano on Apr 12, 2006 - 1 answer

The games people play

If you were throwing an international gaming party for, say, 2000 people randomly selected from around the world, what games would you have on hand for people to play? [more inside]
posted by b1tr0t on Apr 10, 2006 - 37 answers

Is there an easy way to set up a Motorola SLVR or RAZR so that MMS/WAP functions properly in other countries (i.e., using a different SIM card)?

Is there an easy way to set up a Motorola SLVR or RAZR so that MMS/WAP functions properly in other countries (i.e., using a different SIM card)? [more inside]
posted by JudgeBork on Apr 3, 2006 - 3 answers

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