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    • 3 months in Vieques

      Vieques 4 hours ago

      We are hoping to spend January-March in Vieques. How do we find a three month rental?

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    • Cheapest way to see the Exuma Cays while staying on Great Exuma

      Exuma District Apr 14, 2014 at 9:19 AM

      My fiance and I are travelling to Exuma end of May to get married. Most all our available (ie: saved up) fiances are going into the trip and resort stay so that we get the free wedding. This leave very little disposable income to do much else with. I really want to see the swimming pigs and swim with them and want to visit the iguanas. Most of the boat trips to do so cost a lot. Through the resort it's 325 per person (650 for the both of us!) and the cheapest is 200 per person. I considered renting a boat on our own to go up there one afternoon but the only place I can find is Minn's and you have to stay in Elizabeth Harbor.

      So does anyone know a really cheap alternative to seeing these islands or a cheap boat rental place? Neither of us have our captains license but I am no stranger to a basic power boat as those are used for fishing where I'm from (as well as pontoons and such) I understand that this is not quite the same as the ocean waters and would have to really see it to estimate it for myself but I was thinking of a very small (12-15 footer) boat that could stay close to the coasts for traveling up through the Cays there. Are there any locals that do this sort of thing for a low cost?

      Just being there is going to be a fantastic thing and being able to see water that clear and blue. This will be my first time ever being out of the country! :) I'm a water baby by nature and nothing thrills me more than spending a week in those waters. Any advice or help at all will be most appreciated. Thanks

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      Cruise between Jamaica and Cayman

      Jamaica Apr 12, 2014 at 12:16 AM

      Hi there does anyone know of a cruise that coneys Jamaica with Cayman? Would be looking to embark in Jamaica and disembark in Cayman, trying to use this as a stopover on my way to Cuba. Any suggestions about Jamaica, Cayman and Cuba welcome for a solo traveller.

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    • seafood resturant

      Punta Cana Apr 11, 2014 at 7:02 AM

      in the punta cana brava area, open air,on the beach,resturant fish& fresh lobsters that were grilled with lime & butter what is the name of the resturant? boats pick you up from the hotels

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    • Coconut Grove

      Dominical Apr 8, 2014 at 5:13 PM

      Has anyone stayed at this hotel? It seems quite nice, and a good option (ie. meaning it's well reviewwed, around the $100 range and close to the beach).

      We're trying to decide between Coconut Grove and Villas Rio Mar, which seems like another great option.

      Thanks!

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    • Planning to revisit Caye Caulker in July 2014

      Caye Caulker Apr 4, 2014 at 4:40 PM

      Wanting suggestions on low cost option for house, my wife and I are are 56 yrs. old. We are Christian Missionaries in the US are getting close to turning this ministry over to another and interested in ministry in Caye Caulker. On our visit in Feb. I spoke with several Nationals, seemed very open wanting to visit a second time for a longer period of time. Needing some input, anyone, anything thanks

       

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    • airport transportation

      San German Apr 1, 2014 at 11:17 AM

      Is there a shuttle that goes from the San Juan airport to San German?

      Thank you!

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      Can I buy a prepaid SIM card in San Carlos?

      San Carlos Mar 28, 2014 at 4:45 AM

      Or is it even possible to buy a cheapish mobile phone only for SMS and national phone calls. I will arrive from Costa Rica and stay for a week or so in the region before heading north.

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    • Traveling from Internatioal Airport to Gros Islet

      Saint Lucia Mar 26, 2014 at 5:15 PM

      Myself and a companion are trying to find the cheapest way from the International Airport to Gros Islet on a Tuesday afternoon. Does anyone have any suggestions? We have looked into buses and taxis; however, I can't seem to find a actual bus company online or there routes, times, etc. Taxis seem to be really expensive especially because it is an almost two hour drive.
      So any information you have would be great!

      Thanks

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    • Liberia to Samara March 27th

      Costa Rica Mar 23, 2014 at 4:48 PM

      I'm looking for someone interested in sharing a shuttle or taxi on March 27th 2014 from LIR to Samara. I land around 12:30 and plan on traveling straight to Samara. Thanks, Stephen

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    • Self touring around the DR

      Provincia de Puerto Plata Mar 23, 2014 at 9:14 AM

      Is it reasonably safe to rent a car and tour on your own in the DR? Road conditions? Areas to avoid? I am interested in birding and hiking in National Parks. How are the resorts in Puerto Plata?

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      Travel from Trinidad to Mexico

      Caribbean and Central America Mar 17, 2014 at 11:32 PM

      Plan to travel from Chicago to Trinidad for a conference. After the conference I plan to spend a day or two in Tobago, the fly to Panama (unfortunately via Miami) then Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Belize, Mexico City, then back to Chicago. Plan to travel by bus if possible to see the country. Questions: Will I have issues with onward-ticket requirements as I move from one country to the next? Will the bus tickets satisfy onward travel requirements? Is travel by bus a realistic option?

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    • Recommended Clubs and Safe Way to Get Back to the Resort??

      Varadero Yesterday

      Hi! We're a group of late 20s/early 30s females looking to experience the nightlife in Varadero this weekend. Are there any recommendations for a fun safe club that plays mostly top 40 / usual club music? Also, how easy is it to get a reliable taxi around 2/3 am outside of the clubs? Welcome any tips/advice! Thanks!!

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      Mosquito's

      Saint Lucia Apr 9, 2014 at 2:40 AM

      My friend is holidaying in st Lucia for two weeks in mid May and been told there are no mosquito 's on the island!!
      What will her experience of the creatures be at that time of year as I am sure they will join her on her holiday

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    • July 5th - 15th in Costa Rica, where to go?

      Costa Rica Apr 8, 2014 at 6:29 PM

      Hi. My boyfriend and I are staying the night of the 5th in San Jose as our flight arrives late, but from there I get a bit overwhelmed as to where we should go. The only thing we have figured out is to stay on the Pacific coast. He's been to Costa Rica before and spent time in Tamarindo/Liberia/Montezuma, so we're aiming south.

      Initially my thought was to rent a house/cabin (or whatever) in the Mal Pais or Santa Teresa area for the entire time and just take day trips, but the more I look into it I'm leaning towards Manuel Antonio, or splitting the time between the 2 places (Manuel Antonio and Santa Teresa). Is it feasible to do the latter? I've never been to Costa Rica so I think my perception of distance is a bit off.

      We're looking to mostly enjoy the outdoors on this trip (hike, surf, see some cool wildlife, relax, etc.). The ferry from Puntarenas to Paquera sounds like fun. Ideally if I could roll out of my bed and land directly on the beach that would be great. But we are in our late twenties and wouldn't mind some night life to socialize and make some new friends to party with a bit. That being said making Jaco our "home base" sounds too intense for us.

      Any suggestions are greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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    • Bus Santiago to Cap Haitien

      Dominican Republic Apr 8, 2014 at 10:40 AM

      Does Caribe Tours still run this route? Their webpage says "non disponible".
      I'd like to travel the first week of May. Has anyone done it recently?
      Thanks!

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    • Ritz carlton oceanfront rooms?

      Grand Cayman Apr 5, 2014 at 10:25 AM

      Should we opt for higher or lower floor with the oceanfront room at the Ritz?

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    • busses from Leon tot Granada

      León Apr 3, 2014 at 2:50 PM

      Do I have to make a reservation for the busses or can you just take a bus on the day you want to travel and between wich times I can take a bus?

      buitenbeentje2009@hotmail.com

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    • Shuttle from the airprt to Morritts Tortuga Club

      Grand Cayman Apr 2, 2014 at 1:11 PM

      Can we pre-book a shuttle from the airport to Morritts? We will be arriving on April 26th at 11:53. Let me know. Thanks

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    • beauty parlor/beauty salon

      Barbados Apr 2, 2014 at 1:09 PM

      pls mention the name of beauty parlor located in christ charche

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    • General Manager/ Director of Operations for Lifestyles Resort

      Dominican Republic Mar 31, 2014 at 2:04 PM

      Does anyone have an email or direct contact to them? Im trying to plan a very large event and would like to host it at this hotel. I would greatly appreciate it.

      Also, if I sell out Lifestyles and Confresi is there other hotels really close that could possibly do shuttle for the conference?

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      tortola or virgin gorda

      British Virgin Islands Mar 30, 2014 at 8:39 PM

      3 extra days after exploring some of the smaller BVI - would you spend it on Tortola or VG- and why - Thanks!

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    • Puerta Plata or Punta Cana?

      Puerto Plata Mar 30, 2014 at 4:52 PM

      If you are a single person, which area is better to stay, Puerto Plata or Punta Cana?

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    • el cuco to santa ana

      El Salvador Mar 28, 2014 at 9:29 AM

      my boyfriend and I didnt book our bus in time to go fromm el cuco to santa ana. a taxi wants to charge us $150.00. we are trying to find something for more like $100. we need to leave tomorrow 3/29/14 can anyone help? or knw of another bus other than gekko or regular transit ?

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    • How to get there?

      Corcovado National Park Mar 26, 2014 at 6:40 AM

      Hey,
      how do you get from Heredia to Corcovado? Is there a some kind of trip possible? Since im travelling alone i would not mind a booked tour for 4 days or something.
      Thank you very much. I would not want to miss Corcovado but its very hard to get there.

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    • Moon Eclipse

      Punta Cana Apr 14, 2014 at 3:07 PM

      Isnt there a nice party whatsoever to watch the Eclipse? Or someone wit a little get together with terasse close to the beach or nice balcony with good view?!?

      Punta Cana, Cortecito, Bavaro area?

       

      2 Answers Yesterday
    • Cheapest way to see the Exuma Cays while staying on Great Exuma

      Exuma District Apr 14, 2014 at 9:19 AM

      My fiance and I are travelling to Exuma end of May to get married. Most all our available (ie: saved up) fiances are going into the trip and resort stay so that we get the free wedding. This leave very little disposable income to do much else with. I really want to see the swimming pigs and swim with them and want to visit the iguanas. Most of the boat trips to do so cost a lot. Through the resort it's 325 per person (650 for the both of us!) and the cheapest is 200 per person. I considered renting a boat on our own to go up there one afternoon but the only place I can find is Minn's and you have to stay in Elizabeth Harbor.

      So does anyone know a really cheap alternative to seeing these islands or a cheap boat rental place? Neither of us have our captains license but I am no stranger to a basic power boat as those are used for fishing where I'm from (as well as pontoons and such) I understand that this is not quite the same as the ocean waters and would have to really see it to estimate it for myself but I was thinking of a very small (12-15 footer) boat that could stay close to the coasts for traveling up through the Cays there. Are there any locals that do this sort of thing for a low cost?

      Just being there is going to be a fantastic thing and being able to see water that clear and blue. This will be my first time ever being out of the country! :) I'm a water baby by nature and nothing thrills me more than spending a week in those waters. Any advice or help at all will be most appreciated. Thanks

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      Why don't they want their own money?

      Aruba Apr 13, 2014 at 11:26 AM

      I have never seen anything like this before. There were only a few local places that asked for florins, everyone else wanted American dollars. What the hell? Why do they even have their own currency?

      We asked a few locals about this, but didn't get a clear answers.

      14 Answers Apr 13, 2014 at 11:35 PM
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      Cruise between Jamaica and Cayman

      Jamaica Apr 12, 2014 at 12:16 AM

      Hi there does anyone know of a cruise that coneys Jamaica with Cayman? Would be looking to embark in Jamaica and disembark in Cayman, trying to use this as a stopover on my way to Cuba. Any suggestions about Jamaica, Cayman and Cuba welcome for a solo traveller.

    • Do you need a car in San Salvador?

      El Salvador Apr 11, 2014 at 11:50 AM

      Any suggestions on car rental companies? I can’t seem to find any reviews on car rentals and the few I found on Google were from trip advisor and are very negative towards Alamo car rental @ the international airport. Am I better off just taking taxis?

      3 Answers Yesterday
    • Passport for Ambergris Caye?

      Belize City Apr 11, 2014 at 8:09 AM

      Cruising on Carnival to Belize City, closed-loop with no passport. Can I fly to Ambergris Caye for the day without a passport since cruising into Belize? Thanks.

      12 Answers Apr 11, 2014 at 10:45 AM
    • seafood resturant

      Punta Cana Apr 11, 2014 at 7:02 AM

      in the punta cana brava area, open air,on the beach,resturant fish& fresh lobsters that were grilled with lime & butter what is the name of the resturant? boats pick you up from the hotels

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      Casas particulares?

      Varadero Apr 10, 2014 at 9:19 PM

      Hello Varadero aficionados,

      I know that Varadero is rich with resorts, but I was curious to know if anyone was aware of any casa particulares that are in the city. I am not a huge fan of resorts, but I do want to see Varadero because it seems like everyone has gone except for me! :P

      If anyone knows of any, or would even recommend one that they stayed at that would be lovely.

      Thanks in advance!

      Lulu

      5 Answers Apr 12, 2014 at 8:57 AM
    • Panama humidity

      Panama Apr 10, 2014 at 6:56 PM

      Is all of Panama of high humidity? Or are there areas that are less humid?

      4 Answers Apr 14, 2014 at 6:32 PM
    • Good beach for snorkeling

      Puerto Rico Apr 10, 2014 at 10:00 AM

      We will be in PR from May 20-May 27, staying in Humacao in the eastern side of the island. Can anyone recommend a beach that has good snorkeling right from the beach? We will have a rental car, so we can drive to different regions. Thanks for any recommendations!

    • travel- varadero to Cienfuegos

      Cienfuegos Apr 9, 2014 at 12:04 PM

      Hi, I wanted to know what the best mode of transportation is to get from Varadero to Cienfuegos. Also keep in mind we are two adults a 9 year old and a 1.5 year old.

      Also, is el Nicho suitable to go with the whole family?

      Thanks,
      Melisa

      2 Answers Apr 9, 2014 at 3:23 PM
    • Baby formula

      Saint Lucia Apr 9, 2014 at 10:09 AM

      Does the food stores sell ready to eat baby formula?

      2 Answers Apr 9, 2014 at 11:46 AM
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      Mosquito's

      Saint Lucia Apr 9, 2014 at 2:40 AM

      My friend is holidaying in st Lucia for two weeks in mid May and been told there are no mosquito 's on the island!!
      What will her experience of the creatures be at that time of year as I am sure they will join her on her holiday

      1 Answer Apr 9, 2014 at 10:13 AM
    • July 5th - 15th in Costa Rica, where to go?

      Costa Rica Apr 8, 2014 at 6:29 PM

      Hi. My boyfriend and I are staying the night of the 5th in San Jose as our flight arrives late, but from there I get a bit overwhelmed as to where we should go. The only thing we have figured out is to stay on the Pacific coast. He's been to Costa Rica before and spent time in Tamarindo/Liberia/Montezuma, so we're aiming south.

      Initially my thought was to rent a house/cabin (or whatever) in the Mal Pais or Santa Teresa area for the entire time and just take day trips, but the more I look into it I'm leaning towards Manuel Antonio, or splitting the time between the 2 places (Manuel Antonio and Santa Teresa). Is it feasible to do the latter? I've never been to Costa Rica so I think my perception of distance is a bit off.

      We're looking to mostly enjoy the outdoors on this trip (hike, surf, see some cool wildlife, relax, etc.). The ferry from Puntarenas to Paquera sounds like fun. Ideally if I could roll out of my bed and land directly on the beach that would be great. But we are in our late twenties and wouldn't mind some night life to socialize and make some new friends to party with a bit. That being said making Jaco our "home base" sounds too intense for us.

      Any suggestions are greatly appreciated! Thanks!

      1 Answer Apr 8, 2014 at 7:23 PM
    • Coconut Grove

      Dominical Apr 8, 2014 at 5:13 PM

      Has anyone stayed at this hotel? It seems quite nice, and a good option (ie. meaning it's well reviewwed, around the $100 range and close to the beach).

      We're trying to decide between Coconut Grove and Villas Rio Mar, which seems like another great option.

      Thanks!

    • Restaurants in Falmouth

      Falmouth Apr 8, 2014 at 11:27 AM

      Which restaurants in Falmouth would you recommend for a great dining experience?

      5 Answers Apr 9, 2014 at 3:13 PM
    • St. Maarten v. St. John

      Sint Maarten Apr 8, 2014 at 11:19 AM

      Our family (2 adults, 2 children, ages 10 and 14) is planning a spring break trip and can't decide whether to go to St. Maarten or St. John. We haven't been to either. We enjoy the beach and would likely rent a condo/villa in either place instead of staying in a hotel. We'd also like to visit other nearby islands on day trips, if transportation is possible. Any thoughts?

      2 Answers Apr 11, 2014 at 2:24 AM
    • Bus Santiago to Cap Haitien

      Dominican Republic Apr 8, 2014 at 10:40 AM

      Does Caribe Tours still run this route? Their webpage says "non disponible".
      I'd like to travel the first week of May. Has anyone done it recently?
      Thanks!

      1 Answer Apr 8, 2014 at 11:35 AM
    • Electrical

      Punta Cana Apr 8, 2014 at 7:32 AM

      I am from the US,, do I need and electrical adapter when visiting here?

      2 Answers Apr 8, 2014 at 11:38 AM
    • is a car necessary?

      Dominical Apr 6, 2014 at 8:53 PM

      Hello, VTers! We have decided that we're doing 4 nights and 5 days in the Dominical / Quepos / Manuel Antonio area.

      We're trying to do it without a car, but I'm not sure if it would make things very inconvenient for us, and it's just not worth it do that area without a car.

      We arrive in Quepos via shuttle on the morning of Day 1, and we plan to go straight to Dominical. Would you recommend taking a public bus, or taxi down to Dominical from Quepos, if we don't have a car?

      Then we were planning on spending the day in Dominical and Uvita on Days 1 and 2. For Days 3 and 4, we were planning on moving up to Quepos and MA, and then we fly out to San Jose on Day 5.

      Would you recommend staying in Quepos / MA for the entire 4 nights, and doing day trips down to Dominical and Uvita? Or is a good idea to spend 2 nights in Dominical, and then 2 nights in Quepos? Do you recommend a car to do this? Or do you think that public transport is adequate? The bus from Quepos to Dominical seems to take 2 hours.

      Even in Dominical, it seems it's advisable that we have a car. We were hoping to find accommodations (around $100 per night) in Dominical, but I can't seem to find a good place right in town. The good places seem to be either over $150, or pretty shabby. The places that are reasonable and well rated seem to require a car, as they're just outside of Dominical (ex. Villas Rios Mar).

      What are your thoughts in trying to do this area without a car?

      Many thanks in advance!

      6 Answers Apr 8, 2014 at 5:10 PM
    • tAXI ZONE

      San Juan Apr 6, 2014 at 2:55 PM

      wHAT ZONE IS dOUBLETREE LOCATED IN

      4 Answers Apr 7, 2014 at 5:30 AM
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      Mosquito Bay - worth visiting in June?

      Vieques Apr 5, 2014 at 6:47 PM

      We are planning to visit PR for a week, and want to visit either Vieques or Culebra for a couple of days. I heard on other sites that perhaps the bay is not glowing and no one knows why.

      That said, if the main attraction in Vieques may not be visible in June, is Vieques still worth visiting or should we go to quieter Culebra instead?

      Thanks in advance for any opinions.

    • Ritz carlton oceanfront rooms?

      Grand Cayman Apr 5, 2014 at 10:25 AM

      Should we opt for higher or lower floor with the oceanfront room at the Ritz?

      1 Answer Apr 5, 2014 at 10:56 AM
    • Planning to revisit Caye Caulker in July 2014

      Caye Caulker Apr 4, 2014 at 4:40 PM

      Wanting suggestions on low cost option for house, my wife and I are are 56 yrs. old. We are Christian Missionaries in the US are getting close to turning this ministry over to another and interested in ministry in Caye Caulker. On our visit in Feb. I spoke with several Nationals, seemed very open wanting to visit a second time for a longer period of time. Needing some input, anyone, anything thanks

       

    • busses from Leon tot Granada

      León Apr 3, 2014 at 2:50 PM

      Do I have to make a reservation for the busses or can you just take a bus on the day you want to travel and between wich times I can take a bus?

      buitenbeentje2009@hotmail.com

      1 Answer Apr 4, 2014 at 11:59 AM
    • Expression of Gratitude and Photo Request

      Cayo Coco Apr 3, 2014 at 8:31 AM

      Cayo Coco was a magical retreat for a city slicker living life with blinders. How do I express my gratitude to those who enriched my stay at the Colonial? I would like to ensure that their managers are aware of the exemplary treatment that I received at many levels....A particular cowboy gentleman with white vinyl hat and horse named Muldalvo took us on a magnificent carriage ride that filled out hearts with smiles. But my battery died and I have no photos capturing this special experience!! Any idea how I might contact his supervisor to convey both my gratitude and to request an on-line photo? Alas, already back to my mundane life in Toronto I long to return to Cayo Coco....

      20 Answers Apr 12, 2014 at 5:03 AM
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      Which part of PR should we stay?

      Puerto Rico Apr 3, 2014 at 7:49 AM

      Hi there! My boyfriend and I are looking to go to Puerto Rico in May. We will be using our HH Honors points and are having trouble deciding between the Hilton properties in comparison to which part of PR we should stay! We've narrowed it down to:

      • El San Juan Resort & Casino in the Isla Verde District
      • Caribe Hilton in Condado
      • El Conquistador Waldorf Astoria in Fajardo

      A beachfront property with a pristine beach is a must -- shops, restaurants and night life not too far away would be ideal, but we're also extremely interested in snorkeling, bioluminescent bay, and horseback riding on the beach.

      Has anyone stayed at these properties, or suggest which part of Puerto Rico might be most ideal for us? I'm thinking we'll definitely want to rent a car for everything we want to do. Any advise to help us plan a perfect romantic/fun/adventurous/relaxing/picturesque getaway is so greatly appreciated!

      1 Answer Apr 3, 2014 at 8:40 AM
    • zip line and how long how much

      Varadero Apr 3, 2014 at 6:47 AM

      i was planning a trip to varadero and was wondering if they had a zip line adventure

      9 Answers Apr 3, 2014 at 2:38 PM
    • grocery and wine costs

      Barbados Apr 2, 2014 at 4:38 PM

      cost of groceries and wine

      2 Answers Apr 2, 2014 at 6:40 PM
    • st thomas packing for 9 day boat trip

      St. Thomas Apr 2, 2014 at 3:47 PM

      simple packing suggestions for 9 day boating trip

      2 Answers Apr 3, 2014 at 12:27 PM