Looking for favorites among the MeFi regulars in the category of: Foreign Language radio streams, suitable for language immersion and/or passive practice. [more inside]
I have a little less than 2 weeks to arrange for a birthday gift (i.e. stuffed animal or flowers) to be placed in front of an apartment in Matsumoto, Japan. [more inside]
What is the cheapest option available for using my iPhone (AT&T) in Europe? [more inside]
What is the best way to book a multi-stop series of international flights, preferably with flexibility to modify the itinerary later? [more inside]
I am not a citizen or resident of the US, but I've been offered the opportunity to do some freelance work for a US-based company. The work will be done entirely in my country, without ever visiting the US, but as far as I can tell they will be paying me directly from their home office in the US (not via a subsidiary in my country). Under these circumstances, would the IRS be expecting some sort of filing from me relating to this when the next US tax deadline comes around?
My sister and I want to take a cheap cruise over the summer. I'm 22, but she's 19. Are there cruise lines that let you drink at 19 in international waters? Also, does anyone have any recommendations for cheap-ish (doesn't have to be dirt cheap, just reasonable) and fun cruises?
I'm thinking of returning to school for an LLM in taxation, and am looking for advice, experience, pros, cons, etc. [more inside]
International Travel novice: What do I need to know that I don't know that I don't know? [more inside]
What are adventures I can do at 25 which I won't be able to do when I'm older? [more inside]
Moving a desktop computer internationally - we're moving from Korea (220 V) to Canada (110V). Is it as simple as removing the power "section" of the desktop and replacing it with 110 V at a computer repair place in Canada? Are internal components individually responsive to a particular voltage?
Venice or Rome? [more inside]
What tools are out there for globalizing/internationalizing English text? [more inside]
Simple question: what is the cheapest method to send $30k from the USA to Dubai, UAE? Any advice or experience is greatly appreciated! Options I have considered are - Paypal - Western Union - Moneybookers
What is the best credit/ATM card to use overseas? [more inside]
Has anyone had any experience with international adoption in the UK? We are specifically looking to adopt from a muslim country like Palestine. We've found a lot of general adoption links like adoptionguide.com and adopting.org, but would welcome any other information or pointers.
Moving a cat from US to England: how? [more inside]
Currency for international transactions. Should I offer a pay-for-download in $US only or lots of currencies? [more inside]
What are the current best practices to make sure that you don't get ripped off on eBay as a seller, especially if you are getting paid by PayPal and/or selling to an international buyer? [more inside]
If given the choice to fly coach from Boston to Tokyo (Narita), which of the following airlines would you choose and why: Continental, Delta, American, JAL or ANA. FYI, i'm 300 pounds and 6'1. Legroom is a primary concern, but any tips appreciated. [more inside]
I'm heading from the US to Cairo, Egypt in September. A lot of the flights have a layover opportunity in their respective airline hub (Air France in Paris, British Airways in London, KLM Royal Dutch in Amsterdam, Iberia in Madrid). I've taken long layovers as an opportunity to get out and explore a new place, so I'd appreciate some advice on doing this. [more inside]
When sending resumes overseas, what does your contact info look like? [more inside]
Some quick questions about booking an international flight. [more inside]
Which notable products or brands do people in other countries love to buy and consume, even though they are not popular or common in their country of origin? [more inside]
Have you read good books (fiction or non-fiction) which accurately depict/explain life at universities in countries other than the US? [more inside]
Living in Europe now, I want to buy a SIM card based phone that I could bring back to the States, when I move back in a year or so...but I don't know what other spec's to look out for, in terms of compatibility. [more inside]
Help me make the Azerbaijanis understand "Wrong Number". [more inside]
I'm looking for a recommendation on a bank that I could access from both South and North America. [more inside]
I'm looking for good foreign films which are also suitable for family viewing (anything below or barely R-rated). Serious or troubling subject matter is quite fine, but not excessive violence or nudity.
What are some good looking world coins, the size of a US Nickel or smaller? It's for my pants. [more inside]
What generally happens when an international flight is cancelled? (more inside) - other than the plane going nowhere! [more inside]
I will have time for more reading in the coming months. What are the compelling biographies and autobiographies from recent years? [more inside]
The documents that the UK wants from me for a visit are extensive and horrifying. Will I be able to get into the country? [more inside]
I need to buy this cd - Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá es Colombia - but I cannot find it anywhere. Anyone know where I can order this cd?
My international cell phone provider (Airtel in India) insists that I can get uncharged toll-free calls while roaming in the US and Canada. It sounds too good to be true. Can you shed some light on this for me? [more inside]
Can we send a girl to school overseas? [more inside]
How to send an English book to Santiago, Chile, from within Chile, but paid for from the U.S.? [more inside]
What are the leading/competing International Relations theories that exist today? [more inside]
Best way to reserve an international flight? [more inside]
Less than six months before moving internationally - how do I manage all my stuff? [more inside]
I would like to hire a freelance programmer from India for a programming project. The programmer would remain in India and operate as an independent contractor rather than an employee. What legal hurdles must I overcome or can I just do it? [more inside]
(Law)BookListFilter: I would like recommendations for books accessible to a relatively well-informed (but not legally educated) American reader interested in learning about how legal systems function around the globe. Note that I am not interested in reading about "international law," but rather about different types of legal traditions & procedures, and how law is integrated into and affects its particular society. [more inside]
Can anyone recommend an open-source-protocol-based just-for-home-use VOIP provider & software? I'm pretty sure I don't want Skype, pretty sure I don't want Yahoo Messenger - security issues, not knowing what's really going on with these packages once they're installed, plus the license/privacy/etc. agreements are long and pretty bad. [more inside]
What's the best way to book a rail ticket from London to Flensburg, Germany? [more inside]
I need to have a local US number that redirects to an international number. It doesn't have to be toll free. It should be able to redirect to a landline or a mobile phone. Any suggestions? [more inside]
I've just arrived in Spain and my iPhone wont access the internet even though it recognizes the hotel's WiFi network. My Apple Air laptop works just fine with this same wifi network. Why isn't my iphone enabling safari or email access on the iPhone? Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Can I use a non-unlocked iPhone (3G if it matters) with another country's official carrier's SIM card? [more inside]
Why are electronics so crazy expensive in Europe? Any creative ideas to help me buy a video camera? [more inside]
InternationalInterviewFilter: 1) How do I convince them to fly me out for an interview? OR 2) Get hired over the phone? (then have them relocate me) [more inside]
Being the ever-spreading global phenomenon that it is, it gets harder & harder to stay on top of all the amazing hiphop music that is coming out from all corners of the globe. Please to tell me about your recent favorite international hiphop acts. [more inside]