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    • Safety in Tabarka and Ain Draham

      Tabarka May 23, 2015 at 6:35 AM

      Hei, is it SAFE to travel/stay to Tabarka and Ain Draham now? I should go on June 3 and stay most of my time in Tabarka but also to visit Ain Draham. I know they are small towns but Ain Draham seem s to be close to the area, which has warnings about kidnappings and terrorism, Jendouba. What is the REAL situation there, if not 100% what are the places/situations to avoid? All the help and advice appreciated!

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    • Touring Mahe in Seychelles.

      Mahé May 21, 2015 at 12:14 PM

      -Love motorcycling / scooter bikes - can you get these on rent in Mahe-- where & how much
      - Is there a bus service at the International airport to get to Anse Royale , 10 kms down East Coast road ?
      - How are the bus services in Mahe -- to go around? ( incase bikes not available )
      - What all is best to see & do in Mahe ?
      - Best, safe & good place for snorkelling & SCUBA diving -- Charges ?

      more
    • Zanzibar - Mnemba atoll

      Zanzibar Island May 19, 2015 at 7:52 PM

      I'll be travelling to Zanzibar early September, and want to spend a few days at a beach with easy access to Mnemba Atoll. I also want to be able to swim / snorkel from the beach if possible. I was thinking Matemwe, But can you also get to Mnemba easily from Jambiani, and is that a better beach?
      Also, can you do a spice tour from Matemwe or do you end up being taken most of the way back to Stone Town to do it?

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    • bus stop near dinarobin hotel

      Mauritius May 9, 2015 at 5:46 AM

      hi we are going to Mauritius in June. I see there is a bus stop near the hotel Dinarobin. I have checked maps and see there is a bus service, no 5, which goes to La Gaulette.

      Does it stop at this bus stop?

      thanks

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    • What is the security situation in Agadez at the moment?

      Agadez May 1, 2015 at 1:39 AM

      Is it possible to travel there from Niamey/Zinder? Is it safe? Or are the roads still blocked for tourists going north? If so, is there a way around it?

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    • Beach Question

      Hurghada 2 hours ago

      Has anyone been to dream beach in Hurghada? It is located in the village road/el kawther area and across the road from bulls restaurant.
      Please let me know the price per day, is it touristy or local? etc

      more
    • Ex Pat Clubs

      Libreville May 25, 2015 at 5:11 AM

      Hi there, Im South African and moving to Libreviile, are there any ex pat social clubs to join?

      Also are there any squash clubs or gyms to join?

      Thanks a lot

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    • nonverbal communication

      Sudan May 25, 2015 at 1:29 AM

      Hi I am wondering if there are nonverbal communications such as gestures, eye contact, greetings,and personal space that I would need to know when approaching a person from sudan.

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    • Leather shop with name `Great Leather' at stadium

      Addis Ababa May 24, 2015 at 12:39 AM

      Good day, I a urgently looking for the contact details of this leather shop at Addis stadium, if you walk clockwise from the parking lot around the stadium, it is the last leather shop that you get, shop # 416. On the jacket bought there, it indicates the name as GREAT leather. Please help, Nico.

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      Resorts near villages and restaurants

      Zanzibar Island May 13, 2015 at 2:55 PM

      .
      Where on the island should we stay if we want shopping and dining around the resorts.(apart from Zanzibar town).
      It seems that a lot of the resorts are in remote areas where you will have to dine at the hotel.
      I find it difficult to choose and not so easy to find out what is around the resorts.
      Is there anything we should know about differences between east and west coast ? Is any of them more beautiful than the other??

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      What to do in Malawi apart from snokerlling by the beach

      Malawi May 8, 2015 at 5:02 AM

      I'm going to north Mozambique and thought of including Malawi (2.5 weeks in all). I would like to visit the lake but since I am going to spend time swimming and snorkeling in Mozambique, I would like to know what else could I do in Malawi apart from snorkeling the lake, relaxing.

      I like homestays in typical villages, learning about culture.... I love wildlife too though I wouldn't want to spend loads on a safari like I did in serengeti tanzania. Maybe experience a different type of safari - walking safari or conservation camps?

      Thanks guys

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    • How much money?

      Malawi May 6, 2015 at 9:22 AM

      Hello!!
      I'm going to Malawi for almost two months and, since i don't need a visa, they told me i need to have, in the border, an extract from my account to prove that i have enough money to fund my travel there.
      Do anybody knows how much money is that (since i'm not paying the accommodation).
      Thank you!

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    • Recommendations for Accommodation?

      Mauritius May 4, 2015 at 2:42 PM

      We will be in Mauritius for 3 months. Can anyone recommendation an Agent,house to let for this time? What are the best areas to live there? Good car hire company?

      Thanks

      TamarG

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    • Moulid Abu El-Haggag

      Luxor May 4, 2015 at 1:54 PM

      I'll be in Luxor the first week in June (hot!) and came across some information about the Moulid of Abu El-Haggag. I understand that it's a huge celebration and, if I'm counting back from Ramadan correctly, it should occur about June 4. Does anyone know if that's correct? And is it something that I want to reconfigure my travel plans to Dendera and Abydos to see? Thanks

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    • Hotel El Fell

      Hammamet May 4, 2015 at 12:25 PM

      Hi whats experiences have you had of this hotel food, staff etc

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      Safari to Kikumi

      Dar es Salaam May 1, 2015 at 9:06 PM

      is tehere any tour offering one day trip to Kikumi nat park fron Dar? how much is the price

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    • CTM Bus from Rabat to Chefchaouen?

      Chefchaouene May 25, 2015 at 5:32 AM

      Does anyone know if there are CTM buses running from Rabat to Chefchaouen in June? The CTM website shows no schedule for that route. Specifically, we're travelling on June 7, 2015. Thanks!

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    • Travel companion North West Africa

      Africa May 23, 2015 at 6:32 PM

      Hi,

      I'm a 31 y.o Australian female, with quite a lot of travel experience, especially on the African continent.
      Flights will be booked in the next week or so, but I'm aiming to be arriving in Morocco (probably into Tangier from France) at the start of November this year. The rough plan is to travel overland through Morocco, down through Western Sahara, Mauritania and into Senegal. From there I'll be passing through Mali to meet up with people in Ouagadogou (Burkina Faso) at the end of December. That makes it approximately 2months. Aiming to wander, hike, take local transport, and listen to lots of good music.

      Anyone keen to join me on this adventure??

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    • Beach question

      Hurghada May 21, 2015 at 3:32 PM

      Which is the best beach to visit for the day or few hours, in Hurghada that is not full of local families but mainly tourists? I am staying in an apartment and need to relax so need a quiet stretch of beach.

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    • first time mum to Egypt with 10 week old...HELP what do I take?

      Sharm El Sheikh May 21, 2015 at 4:19 AM

      I just wanted to know if I needed a car seat for the transfers to hotel and the plane to Cairo? as I wasn't thinking of taking one and carry little one in a sling/ buggy Also I have a 3 wheeled travel system would I be ok taking this or would you advise a stroller? also can you easily buy sma milk out there/nappies etc. I was gonna take enough for the holiday but just in case wanted to know. Thank you in advance for any replys

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    • Area with pubs and restaurants

      Cape Town May 18, 2015 at 9:08 PM

      We are a couple in our 50s and 60s moving long term to Cape Town from Australia. We want to rent an apartment within walking distance to pubs and restaurants and a supermarket. Probably looking at a 2 bedroom for around R22k a month......
      Someone mentioned Big Bay as an option but that seems to be rather remote or isn't it? The city bowl was recommended but isn't that too noisy for us older folk?
      Are there any such areas in Cape Town?

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    • Les Orangers Beach Resort & Bungalows

      Hammamet May 15, 2015 at 6:01 AM

      My friend and I are both looking to go to Les Orangers for a week in July 2016 (yep! we're booking rather early!) but I just wanted to check a couple of things first.

      We'll both be 23 years old when we go and I've read several things regarding dress code outside of the hotel. Some people say that you should cover up whilst others are saying it's very tourist-y and we'll be fine wearing normal holiday clothes. Can someone please advise? We won't want to stay in the hotel the entire week and I don't want to offend anybody if we don't dress appropriately.

      I'm not a big drinker, so we're not planning on getting incredibly drunk, but are there bars and such to go to in the evening or would it just be safer to stay in the hotel?

      Also regarding the beach, is this sectioned off for the bungalows at this resort or is it accessible for us as well?

      Any advice would be appreciated - this will be my first girls holiday!

       

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      Shuttle/transport from airport to West Quay Road, City

      Cape Town May 2, 2015 at 6:36 PM

      Hi, I'm wanting to get from the airport to West Quay Road, City, arriving 20.40. early July. I'm an older lady on her own, is there a reliable shuttle service that will suit me?
      Thank you
      Jillikins.

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      Shuttle from airport

      South Africa May 2, 2015 at 5:45 PM

      Hi all, I'm wanting to get from the airport to the city, a older single lady on her own, arriving around 20.30. Any suggestions for a safe, reliable shuttle please?
      Thanks,
      Jillikins

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    • Egypt 2015 trip concerns

      Hurghada Apr 30, 2015 at 2:30 AM

      Hello! Me and my boyfriend are planning to go on holiday to Hurghada in June 2015 but I’m a bit concerned about whether this is the best time to go to Egypt specially because we also want to visit the pyramids in Cairo. We are thinking of joining an excursion from Hurghada to Cairo by bus and according to what I read it’s 7 hours distance and I am a bit scared of what could happen during the journey.
      Anyone who have been recently to Hurghada and Cairo can tell me if it is safe to visit? Did you witness the downsides of the political distress and protests?
      Also, provided that we do go to Egypt in 2015 do you recommend buying activity packs from UK agencies or by contacting the local ones?
      Many Thanks!

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    • Beach Question

      Hurghada 2 hours ago

      Has anyone been to dream beach in Hurghada? It is located in the village road/el kawther area and across the road from bulls restaurant.
      Please let me know the price per day, is it touristy or local? etc

      1 Answer 27 minutes ago
    • CTM Bus from Rabat to Chefchaouen?

      Chefchaouene May 25, 2015 at 5:32 AM

      Does anyone know if there are CTM buses running from Rabat to Chefchaouen in June? The CTM website shows no schedule for that route. Specifically, we're travelling on June 7, 2015. Thanks!

      2 Answers May 25, 2015 at 6:32 AM
    • Ex Pat Clubs

      Libreville May 25, 2015 at 5:11 AM

      Hi there, Im South African and moving to Libreviile, are there any ex pat social clubs to join?

      Also are there any squash clubs or gyms to join?

      Thanks a lot

    • Madagascar - your tips please

      Madagascar May 25, 2015 at 4:38 AM

      Hello,

      I would like to ask you for tips in regards what tour operator to use when travelling to Madagascar and what countries I can visit on my way there? I have read that it is best to travel via Paris and fly to Mauritius and from there continue travelling to Madagascar? This way I can visit both countries. Or does anybody have other tips what countries to visit on my way there?
      Also, are you aware of any tour operator which is run locally in Madagascar? I have looked at UK Explorer etc but I think I would prefer a private tour. So far I have found http://www.madagascarwildlifetours.com/ - does anybody have any experience with them? And does anybody have any tips about places in Madagascar other than promoted by the 'typical' travel agencies? So far, I have decided to go the capital, visit several parks to see lemurs, go canoeing and visit several beaches. I would, however, also like to see more of the culture - such as visiting local villages - does anybody have any tips where to go please to get the real experience?

      4 Answers Yesterday
    • nonverbal communication

      Sudan May 25, 2015 at 1:29 AM

      Hi I am wondering if there are nonverbal communications such as gestures, eye contact, greetings,and personal space that I would need to know when approaching a person from sudan.

      1 Answer May 25, 2015 at 2:15 AM
    • Things to do and night life

      Sharm El Sheikh May 24, 2015 at 1:34 PM

      Hi I am goin to sharm el sheikh in July 18th with my girlfriend for the first time we are 27 and 21 we be staying at the blu sharm aqua we just want to know what the hotel is like for are ages we like to do activities in the day and drinking at night as we have no kids and what is the night life like thanks lee

      3 Answers Yesterday
    • Leather shop with name `Great Leather' at stadium

      Addis Ababa May 24, 2015 at 12:39 AM

      Good day, I a urgently looking for the contact details of this leather shop at Addis stadium, if you walk clockwise from the parking lot around the stadium, it is the last leather shop that you get, shop # 416. On the jacket bought there, it indicates the name as GREAT leather. Please help, Nico.

    • re entry query

      South Africa May 24, 2015 at 12:28 AM

      Hi,

      •I am a UK citizen that travelled from the UK to Cape Town from 17 April 2015 - 04 May 2015
      •On arrival I received a Visitors Permit that would be due to expire on 16 July 2015
      •On leaving I received a Departure Stamp of 4 May 2015
      •I returned to the UK

      I was hoping to return to Cape Town to spend 6 weeks with friends from 15 June 2015 - 29 July 2015.
      I am looking for confirmation on whether this is possible. My question is, would I gain a new Visitors Permit on entry to Cape Town or would I still be entered under my old Visitors Permit which would require me to leave on 16 July 2015? I will be entering from the UK once again

      I have contacted home affairs but had a mixture of responses n I am just looking for some sort of clarification. Had anybody been in the same situation?

      Would really appreciate your help. Thanks.

      7 Answers May 24, 2015 at 3:50 AM
    • Travel companion North West Africa

      Africa May 23, 2015 at 6:32 PM

      Hi,

      I'm a 31 y.o Australian female, with quite a lot of travel experience, especially on the African continent.
      Flights will be booked in the next week or so, but I'm aiming to be arriving in Morocco (probably into Tangier from France) at the start of November this year. The rough plan is to travel overland through Morocco, down through Western Sahara, Mauritania and into Senegal. From there I'll be passing through Mali to meet up with people in Ouagadogou (Burkina Faso) at the end of December. That makes it approximately 2months. Aiming to wander, hike, take local transport, and listen to lots of good music.

      Anyone keen to join me on this adventure??

      2 Answers May 23, 2015 at 11:42 PM
    • Learning Afrikaans

      South Africa May 23, 2015 at 11:15 AM

      Hi!

      I need some help, i'm gonna move to south africa in 2016 and I would like to learn afrikaans. I have some difficulties to find a school which give Afrikaans course. Any suggestions?

      Hope you will be able to help me
      thanks

      6 Answers 6 hours ago
    • Safety in Tabarka and Ain Draham

      Tabarka May 23, 2015 at 6:35 AM

      Hei, is it SAFE to travel/stay to Tabarka and Ain Draham now? I should go on June 3 and stay most of my time in Tabarka but also to visit Ain Draham. I know they are small towns but Ain Draham seem s to be close to the area, which has warnings about kidnappings and terrorism, Jendouba. What is the REAL situation there, if not 100% what are the places/situations to avoid? All the help and advice appreciated!

    • Beach question

      Hurghada May 21, 2015 at 3:32 PM

      Which is the best beach to visit for the day or few hours, in Hurghada that is not full of local families but mainly tourists? I am staying in an apartment and need to relax so need a quiet stretch of beach.

      1 Answer May 22, 2015 at 8:53 AM
    • Touring Mahe in Seychelles.

      Mahé May 21, 2015 at 12:14 PM

      -Love motorcycling / scooter bikes - can you get these on rent in Mahe-- where & how much
      - Is there a bus service at the International airport to get to Anse Royale , 10 kms down East Coast road ?
      - How are the bus services in Mahe -- to go around? ( incase bikes not available )
      - What all is best to see & do in Mahe ?
      - Best, safe & good place for snorkelling & SCUBA diving -- Charges ?

    • Any tips about Marrakesh???

      Marrakesh May 21, 2015 at 9:01 AM

      Hey VTs,

      I am intending to go to Marrakesh end of July.

      I will be on my own (thoughts). I would like to know tips about my idea and what to do when I am there.

      That it`ll be a short weekend break (Thu-Mon).

      Looking forwar to hear your thoughts???

      8 Answers Yesterday
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      Trekking in North Madagascar

      Madagascar May 21, 2015 at 7:20 AM

      I am super excited to be traveling to Madagascar this summer, thrilled to finally go to one of my top dream destinations! One of the reasons I'm going is that I can do a 6-week medical internship there (I'll graduate med school this year). Before that I'll have 3 weeks of free time, and during the first week I'm hoping to do a hike / trekking with my boyfriend in the Northern part of Madagascar (around Diego Suarez). I've been searching the internet for advice or a good pre-booked trip, but haven't found much yet. Any advice or tips is greatly appreciated!

      My itiniary:
      - Day 1-2: flight from Amsterdam - Tana
      - Day 4-5: travel to Nose-Be by taxi brousse
      - Day 6-15: hiking
      - Day 16-23: kitesurfing in Emerald Bay
      - Day 24-25: taxi brousse to Tana, boyfriend take flight back to Amsterdam
      - Day 26-47: medical intership in hospital in Tana
      - Day 48-69: medical internship in Beroroha
      - Day 50: flight back to Amsterdam

      Our wishes for the trekking
      - about 4-7 hours of hiking per day (we are both in good physical -and mental haha - condition, and we're used to long hikes).
      - basic lodging facilities, tent camps are very ok :-)
      - we love to taste foreign cuisine, no western cooking please!
      - we're interested in madagascar landscape, nature and great views
      - we're not interested in visiting local villages (i'll see plenty of that during my internship), factories of handycraft shops
      - our budget for the trekking is €1000 max

      Many thanks in advance for your replies!
      Anouk

      4 Answers May 22, 2015 at 8:28 AM
    • do children need car seats???

      Egypt May 21, 2015 at 4:52 AM

      i have a 11, 9, 5 and 10 week old. I'm not to worried about the older 3 its more for the baby. do they have rules/laws about them? did any one one take/ not take one with them?
      thank you x

      5 Answers May 22, 2015 at 12:39 PM
    • first time mum to Egypt with 10 week old...HELP what do I take?

      Sharm El Sheikh May 21, 2015 at 4:19 AM

      I just wanted to know if I needed a car seat for the transfers to hotel and the plane to Cairo? as I wasn't thinking of taking one and carry little one in a sling/ buggy Also I have a 3 wheeled travel system would I be ok taking this or would you advise a stroller? also can you easily buy sma milk out there/nappies etc. I was gonna take enough for the holiday but just in case wanted to know. Thank you in advance for any replys

      2 Answers 4 hours ago
    • Nice budget cafe/restaurabt

      Marrakesh May 20, 2015 at 11:59 PM

      Can u advise me of good clean cafes to eat midday or early evening. Low cost. I deem la cafe de poste et kechmara as expensive ones. I travel 5/6/15

      3 Answers Yesterday
    • What to wear?

      Algeria May 20, 2015 at 5:01 PM

      Hi,
      I'm visiting Algeria next week to meet my in laws for the first time (Very apprehensive) I'm just wondering what I should wear and if I should wear a Hijab? I'm getting conflicting information from friends who have visited before.
      Thanks

      4 Answers May 22, 2015 at 2:15 PM
    • What to wear?

      Algeria May 20, 2015 at 5:01 PM

      Hi,
      I'm visiting Algeria next week to meet my in laws for the first time (Very apprehensive) I'm just wondering what I should wear and if I should wear a Hijab? I'm getting conflicting information from friends who have visited before.
      Thanks

      5 Answers May 23, 2015 at 6:27 AM
    • Zanzibar - Mnemba atoll

      Zanzibar Island May 19, 2015 at 7:52 PM

      I'll be travelling to Zanzibar early September, and want to spend a few days at a beach with easy access to Mnemba Atoll. I also want to be able to swim / snorkel from the beach if possible. I was thinking Matemwe, But can you also get to Mnemba easily from Jambiani, and is that a better beach?
      Also, can you do a spice tour from Matemwe or do you end up being taken most of the way back to Stone Town to do it?

    • Antananarivo to Morandava

      Antananarivo May 19, 2015 at 8:44 AM

      Is it possible to take a bus from Antananarivo to Morandava? The flights seemed expensive for my budget. I can also sleep somewhere if need be if the drive is too long.

      2 Answers May 23, 2015 at 3:59 AM
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      who is traveling to Marrakech in may/ june ?

      Marrakesh May 19, 2015 at 8:43 AM

      Hi evryone
      If anyone here is interested to come to Marrakech and are willing to know the culture I will plan a time to meet depending on my work obligations. I do that because I feel that most of the tourists feel scared of all what is said about Marrakech but I have to tell you that you don't have to feel as such .I love Marrakech and it's people I can't live anywhere else I just find myself in this city. I do have friends coming from all the corners of the world and we just had fun together and some times I took them to visit my family in the mountains which totally calm and people there are very respectful. am here in need. I wish you a good stay in Marrakech city.

      7 Answers May 23, 2015 at 2:31 AM
    • Area with pubs and restaurants

      Cape Town May 18, 2015 at 9:08 PM

      We are a couple in our 50s and 60s moving long term to Cape Town from Australia. We want to rent an apartment within walking distance to pubs and restaurants and a supermarket. Probably looking at a 2 bedroom for around R22k a month......
      Someone mentioned Big Bay as an option but that seems to be rather remote or isn't it? The city bowl was recommended but isn't that too noisy for us older folk?
      Are there any such areas in Cape Town?

      2 Answers May 19, 2015 at 8:16 PM
    • June travels

      Egypt May 18, 2015 at 7:21 AM

      I am going to Egypt from June 4- june 11. Is there any risks or something someone should know before going? It's going to be 2 American females and we are going to Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan. We are doing 3 days in Cairo and 4 dayson a Nile Cruise. Please any advice is welcome regarding safety! thank you.

      5 Answers Yesterday
    • Ambatofotsy

      Madagascar May 17, 2015 at 12:16 PM

      Hi, we are travelling from Tana to Fianar and would like to stop at some interesting villages, we have read that Ambatofotsy is nice and not too far from Tana, we were thinking of starting our journey straight from the airport but wanted the first stop to be less than 3 hours drive ( we plan to hire car and driver). After the train. we will have about a week to travel back up the country, were thinking a few days (1 or 2) on Pangalanes Canal, any other must dos?
      We are a family of 4, children are 14 and 16, we have our last of 3 weeks on Sainte Maire - that's the only part booked and sorted! We arrive 15 August. Thanks in advance for any hints or tips.

      3 Answers May 18, 2015 at 2:28 AM
    • Les Orangers Beach Resort & Bungalows

      Hammamet May 15, 2015 at 6:01 AM

      My friend and I are both looking to go to Les Orangers for a week in July 2016 (yep! we're booking rather early!) but I just wanted to check a couple of things first.

      We'll both be 23 years old when we go and I've read several things regarding dress code outside of the hotel. Some people say that you should cover up whilst others are saying it's very tourist-y and we'll be fine wearing normal holiday clothes. Can someone please advise? We won't want to stay in the hotel the entire week and I don't want to offend anybody if we don't dress appropriately.

      I'm not a big drinker, so we're not planning on getting incredibly drunk, but are there bars and such to go to in the evening or would it just be safer to stay in the hotel?

      Also regarding the beach, is this sectioned off for the bungalows at this resort or is it accessible for us as well?

      Any advice would be appreciated - this will be my first girls holiday!

       

      2 Answers May 15, 2015 at 11:55 AM
    • Backpacking Information

      Morocco May 15, 2015 at 3:41 AM

      Hi Everyone.
      I plan to travel to Morocco to backpack around the country for 3-4 weeks.
      Wheres the best place to fly to (start my trip) and the est place to fly back (end my trip)
      Any advice on what route I should take would be much appreciated. It's cheapest to fly to Fes but I feel if I fly there I will miss out on Tangier
      Thanks!

      11 Answers May 18, 2015 at 12:24 PM
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      cheap bars with local beer

      Marrakesh May 13, 2015 at 8:09 PM

      can anyone tell where to go for a few cheap beers in marrakesh please

      5 Answers May 14, 2015 at 2:29 AM
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      Resorts near villages and restaurants

      Zanzibar Island May 13, 2015 at 2:55 PM

      .
      Where on the island should we stay if we want shopping and dining around the resorts.(apart from Zanzibar town).
      It seems that a lot of the resorts are in remote areas where you will have to dine at the hotel.
      I find it difficult to choose and not so easy to find out what is around the resorts.
      Is there anything we should know about differences between east and west coast ? Is any of them more beautiful than the other??

      1 Answer May 15, 2015 at 12:09 AM