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French Citizen Attempts to Smuggle Russian Wife into EU via Suitcase

French Citizen Attempts to Smuggle Russian Wife into EU via Suitcase

| March 16, 2015

A French citizen attempted smuggling his Russian wife into the European Union by stuffing her into a suitcase. Unbeknownst to the couple, this was an unnecessary and ill-advised measure.

“She was alive and well and didn’t require medical attention.”

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The European Union Explained* – An In-Depth Video by CGP Grey

The European Union Explained* – An In-Depth Video by CGP Grey

| March 16, 2015

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Where, is the European Union?

Obviously here somewhere, but much like the European continent itself, which has an unclear boundary, the European Union also has some fuzzy edges to it. To start, the official members of the European Union … read more

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Colombia and Peru to Eliminate Schengen Visa this June, Says Spanish PM

Colombia and Peru to Eliminate Schengen Visa this June, Says Spanish PM

| March 15, 2015

“It would be reckless of me to put a date on it because the resolution of these problems is not down to me, but I will do all I can”

-Mariano Rajoy – Spanish PM

After some one

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The Remarkable Architecture of Europe’s Deserted Border Posts

The Remarkable Architecture of Europe’s Deserted Border Posts

| March 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

It all began to change in June 1985, when the continent’s countries began signing up to the Schengen agreement — a deal that lifted border controls between cooperating neighbors.

It all began 30 years ago in June of 1985, well … read more

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EU Tightening Visa Process to Stem Terrorist Flow from Turkey

EU Tightening Visa Process to Stem Terrorist Flow from Turkey

| March 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

 

The Schengen Area countries of the EU have begun work on a project to tighten the requirements for obtaining a Schengen Visa to stem the flow of possible terrorists entering the European Union via Turkey. This comes on the … read more

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Travel Insurance for The Schengen Area & EU

Travel Insurance for The Schengen Area & EU

| March 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

What Exactly Does Travel Insurance Cover?

Lady Thinking About Travel Insurance

Before we get into what travel insurance is, and what it covers, we will explain why this is related to obtaining a Schengen Visa.

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Embassies

Embassies

| June 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Embassy and Consulate Listings:

Below, you will find links to respective country sites, complete with lists, contact information, and links to embassies and consulates in your home country. These sites are all official government sites, unless otherwise stated.

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Schengen Visa Application Process

Schengen Visa Application Process

| June 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

 

This information is for those who reside in a country that does not currently have a visa waiver program with Schengen states, and/or those who hold a resident status in countries which do have a visa waiver program. Those … read more

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Extended / Long Stay Visas

Extended / Long Stay Visas

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

We must first address that there is currently no such thing as an extended or long-stay Schengen Visa. Visas are applied for to a specific country within the Schengen Area, and many countries’ citzens do not require the issuance of … read more

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Schengen Border-Free Zone To Dissolve?

| May 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

 

Originally reported by RT.com, France’s Former President Nicolas Zarkozy hinted towards a possible dissolving of the Schengen Border-Free Zone, through re-introduction of stricter border controls.  Luckily (not for Zarkozy) he was beaten out in the recent elections by François … read more

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