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    • sugarpuff's Profile Photo

      Singapore sling cocktails

      Singapore Feb 14, 2017 at 6:41 AM

      I understand that the Raffles Hotel cocktail list is quite pricey and as I literally have one night to find myself a Singapore Sling when I land in May before flying out the next morning, is there anywhere someone would really recommend, that might be a little off the beaten path but completely worth it!
      Thank you!

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    • Hyatt Place Gurgaon Delhi or Le Meridien Gurgaon Delhi

      New Delhi Feb 13, 2017 at 12:56 PM

      How would you rate the surroundings of these hotels? Are they in good neighborhoods? Is there any construction going on in the immediate vicinity?

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      Bus from Tirana to Meteora

      Meteora Feb 13, 2017 at 12:48 PM

      I am hoping to take a bus from Tirana in Albania to the Meteora Monasteries in Greece. I think the towns near the monasteries are called Kalambaka (or Kalabaka) and Kastraki. Does anyone have any information on timetables, etc?

      Thanks in advance for any information, it will be very much appreciated.

      more
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      Corinth Canal

      Corinth Feb 13, 2017 at 11:03 AM

      First of all apologies if someone has already answered these questions. I reviewed all the reports I could find about the Corinth Canal, but some were quite old, so I am hoping to get the best current info.

      I am hoping to visit the Corinth Canal around late March or early April, preferably on a day trip from Athens using public transport, a bus or a train.

      My first choice would be to take a tour boat along the canal if there is one available from Isthmia or Corinth. Does anyone have any information on availability of canal tour boats? There was a youtube video clip of someone doing this sort of tour, but it is from 2009. I don't know if the tour is still available or where to get the boat if it is still operating.

      youtube.com/watch?v=...

      My second choice would be to see the canal from the bridge, but I'm not sure if the bus or the train would stop anywhere near the bridge. The bridge is about 9km from Corinth. Does anyone have a good suggestion for how to get to the bridge over the canal for someone using public transport?

      Thanks in advance for any information on this.

      more
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      Further contacts

      Bratislava Feb 13, 2017 at 4:56 AM

      Hi folks, still here?
      Just when I was going to search for Home Exchange chances (maybe Christmas) in Bratislava, VT goes down! I was seriously planning to visit Bratislava again one day - I was there once very, very long ago, it looked nice and friendly.
      Anybody is moving to TravBuddy or TravellerPoint?

      more
    • Bag storage at mumbai CST station.

      Mumbai Feb 8, 2017 at 8:26 AM

      We are arriving at mumbai CSTM (I believe it is called VT station) at around 11:00 AM. We have a flight to catch at 9:00 PM from the domestic airport. We are wondering if there is safe, baggage storage facilities at the station. Would greatly appreciate input from anyone. Thanks.

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      Buying Bottled Water at supermarkets and at kiosks...Usual prices?

      Lisbon 11 hours ago

      Can I find bottled mineral water at kiosks in Lisbon? Small mini markets and what is the price usually for bottled water ??I assume cheaper at supermarkets but just asking the going prices to be aware.Many thanks!

      1 Answer 8 hours ago
    • 3-Day Itinerary in March - Feedback Appreciated

      Iceland 14 hours ago

      Hi all!

      Going with my fiancee (in our mid-20s) for 3.5 days so I'd love to get some feedback on my itinerary!

      Basics:

      • We'll be renting a non 4x4 for this trip
      • Only planning to visit south Iceland given length of trip
      • Priority is on scenery and nature
      • Intention to take full advantage of sunlight
      • Love hiking, but understand some hikes may not always be appropriate given sporadic weather so prefer short hikes

      Needs:

      • Feedback on itinerary below
      • Considerations on timing due to season
      • Potential alternatives if weather doesn't cooperate
      • Possible food options during drives

      Day 1: March 9

      Arrive to KEF @ 3:30pm
      Blue Lagoon - 6pm reservation
      Northern Lights (Tour) @ 9pm

      Day 2: March 10

      Drive from Reykjavik
      Thingvellir
      Strokkur Geysir
      Gulfoss Falls
      Kerid
      Reykjadalur Hot Spring Trailhead
      Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
      Glj˙frab˙i Waterfall
      Skˇgafoss Waterfall
      Seljavallalaug
      Stay in Hvolsv÷llur

      Day 3: March 11

      Path to Plane Wreck
      Dyrhˇlaey Arch
      Reynisfjara - Black Sand Beach
      Fja­rßrglj˙fur
      Svartifoss Falls
      Jokulsarlon
      Vatnajokull Ice Cave (Tour) @ 4pm
      Drive back to Hvolsv÷llur

      Day 4: March 12

      Drive from Hvolsv÷llur
      Hallgrimskirkja
      Reykjavik
      Arrive @ KEF 2:30pm

      Thanks!

      1 Answer 11 hours ago
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      Family travelers with children

      United Kingdom 20 hours ago

      Hi !

      We are a spanish family of travelers. My wife, son and me.

      I am trying to teach english to my son 7 years old. We shared our home with a babysitter and now he understands lot of english and he tries to speak it.

      I am asking myself how go on teaching it.
      One idea is to travel to UK
      Or to share our holidays with an english spoken family in UK, Spain or other country.
      Or other family to exchange our language and culture.

      Whatever idea will be great...

      Where I could find families with children to enjoy the holidays.??
      We use to travel in July.

      3 Answers 7 hours ago
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      Family travelers with children

      United Kingdom 20 hours ago

      Hi !

      We are a spanish family of travelers. My wife, son and me.

      I am trying to teach english to my son 7 years old. We shared our home with a babysitter and now he understands lot of english and he tries to speak it.

      I am asking myself how go on teaching it.
      One idea is to travel to UK
      Or to share our holidays with an english spoken family in UK, Spain or other country.
      Or other family to exchange our language and culture.

      Whatever idea will be great...

      Where I could find families with children to enjoy the holidays.??
      We use to travel in July.

      7 Answers 2 hours ago
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      Girls travel alone in Morocco

      Morocco Feb 22, 2017 at 4:08 AM

      Hi,
      Any girls out there who traveled alone in Morocco and can share with me of their experience / recommendations ?
      I really wish to go there and i wonder how safe it is fr me.

      Thanks for any input :)
      S.

      2 Answers Yesterday
    • Not much lodging available due to bank holiday.

      Edinburgh Feb 21, 2017 at 8:59 AM

      We are flying in to EDI for the start of a 3-week driving trip around Scotland. We arrive on Thursday 5/27 and will stay near the airport for 1 night (we arrive late in the evening). We thought we would then spend 3 more nights in a B and B in central Edinburgh. However, due to the bank holiday, many of the places where we would like to stay aren't available. So, instead of touring Edinburgh first, we thought we would head out of town and see some other sights/cities first and see Edinburgh at the the end our middle of our stay. Any suggestion of where we should go first since Edinburgh will be crowded? Thank you, Cynthia Burbank, CA

      8 Answers Yesterday
    • Travel from Metz France to Frankfurt

      Metz Feb 20, 2017 at 3:04 AM

      Can you please inform about the cheapest and easyest way to travel from Metz to Frankfurt centre city?

      Thank yoy

      1 Answer Feb 20, 2017 at 3:29 AM
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      new york or orlando

      United States of America Feb 19, 2017 at 9:28 PM

      hi, we're going to the USA with our twelve year old daughter and need to choose between New York and Orlando for a four to five day trip. we need to go to indianapolis after this trip to visit relatives. Please advice as to which is the better option with respect to both, activities and expense. Thanks in advance.

      6 Answers Yesterday
    • bus or train

      Sicilia Feb 19, 2017 at 10:29 AM

      will be in Sicily end of May into first week of June, no car. best way to see Caltagirone, Enna and Segesta? staying in Palermo, Siracusa and Catania. this is the third time I am requesting this info, but nobody has replied, is Rosata no longer contributing? So sorry site is closing, last trip in '15 members were very, very helpful!

      9 Answers Feb 21, 2017 at 12:18 PM
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      World Feb 18, 2017 at 11:52 PM

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      4 Answers Yesterday
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      Tillicum excursion from Seattle during the week in May

      Seattle Feb 18, 2017 at 9:34 PM

      I'm going to miss this site!!!Love getting replays from locals as much as I like helping others when they come to Australia.
      Anyway.....Anyone know the best tour company to visit Tillicum? A tour that offers either a Tuesday /Wednesday or Thursday in May?

      2 Answers Feb 18, 2017 at 9:55 PM
    • Weather and hotels

      Miami Beach Feb 18, 2017 at 8:05 AM

      Hello
      We are considering to visit Miami beach in January 2018
      Does anyone know if this is a good time for a beach holiday?
      We are living I Norway and would like to have some sun and warmth when it is winter time here.
      Does anyone have facts about a nice not to expensive hotel as well?
      Best regards
      Turid in Norway

      3 Answers Feb 21, 2017 at 6:26 AM
    • Accommodation at Newmarket

      Newmarket Feb 18, 2017 at 5:24 AM

      Hello,

      I am currently searching for cheapest hotels/hostels/motels/guest houses in Newmarket. Our accommodation would be 2 nights, from May 5th to May 7th. The rating and stars do not matter. Could you please help us find something like that?

      Thank you for your help!

      4 Answers Feb 18, 2017 at 12:24 PM
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      Medieval themed restaurants

      Prague Feb 18, 2017 at 3:24 AM

      Hello everyone.

      Guess this will be my last question in here :(

      Me and my wife are going to visit Prague in March and we do want to experience one of those medieval themed dinners. We know it's a bit more of a tourist attraction than a good dinner itself, but we do want to experience it.

      I have already seen a bunch of different restaurants providing this experience, like:

      - http://www.krcmabrabant.cz/index_en.php

      - http://www.krcmapraha.cz/en/

      - http://www.krcmaupavouka.cz/en/

      http://www.7svabu.cz/Pages/Main.aspx

      Have you already experienced any of them? Do you recommend any particular one?

      Thank you all for your help! PS: And thank you for your help with all my trips since 2010, I will really miss VT.

       

      1 Answer Feb 18, 2017 at 12:36 PM
    • bergensanne's Profile Photo

      Nice area to stay in?

      Minorca Island Feb 16, 2017 at 2:59 PM

      Hello fellow travellers!
      We're a family of four going to Menorca for a week in July - we've never been before and would appreciate advice on where to look for accommodation. We're looking for a quiet village/town by the sea - away from any big resorts. Any good suggestions? We found a lovely flat in Cala Morell, but we can't quite figure out if there are any restaurants/grocery shops at all, or if it's all residential. The kids are 14 and 17 so might be nice for them if it's not completely deserted :) We'd really appreciate any suggestions!

      Best wishes from Anne :)

      1 Answer Feb 17, 2017 at 2:20 AM
    • Travelling by rented car

      Miami Feb 16, 2017 at 4:55 AM

      Hello,
      We will be travelling in America this March, so we have decided to rent a car. We have heard that there are roads which require payments. 1. How can we pay these fees? Cash, credit card? Could rented car use sunpass and toll-by-plate? If yes, how to get it online? 2. What insurance car needs to have zero excess?
      Thank you in advance :)

      4 Answers Feb 21, 2017 at 5:11 AM
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      Places to live in Bogota

      Bogotá Feb 15, 2017 at 6:49 PM

      Flying to Bogota with a kid, will stay there for 3 days. What are the safest neighborhoods? How close they are to all the major sights?

      1 Answer Feb 17, 2017 at 8:23 AM
    • Bangkok to phnom penh

      Phnom Penh Feb 15, 2017 at 2:19 AM

      Is there a bus or train running between Bangkok and phnom penh. I would appreciate the info. Thanks.

      2 Answers Feb 16, 2017 at 1:47 AM
    • Car Parking

      Rhodes (Island) Feb 15, 2017 at 1:42 AM

      Staying in Best Western Plaza hotel Rhodes town in May which has no free parking - which is our best parking option

      1 Answer Feb 16, 2017 at 12:15 PM
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      Best days to visit Meteora Monasteries

      Meteora Feb 14, 2017 at 10:22 PM

      I was wondering if any days are better or worse than others for visiting the monasteries at Meteora. For example, Sunday might be a bad day to visit, but there could be other days when the monks have a different routine to normal.

      4 Answers Feb 15, 2017 at 11:04 AM
    • Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos

      Vietnam Feb 14, 2017 at 8:14 PM

      Hi guys,
      Looking at booking in December this year for my wife and I (both 30) was interested to see peoples thoughts on a package deal like this?

      Day 1: Arrival Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
      Day 2: Full day to Mekong Delta/River Boat Trip. (B, L)
      Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City Tour ? Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)
      Day 4: Full day sightseeing Hanoi City Tour (B, L)
      Day 5: Hanoi ? Halong Bay Cruise stay overnight on Board (B, L, D)
      Day 6: Halong Bay Cruise ? Hanoi. (B, L)
      Day 7: Conclude Hanoi depart Siem Reap Cambodia. (B, L)
      Day 8: Siem Reap sightseeing full day (B, L)
      Day 9: Conclude Siem Reap/Cambodia. Departure to Vientiane. (B, L)
      Day 10. Vientiane ? Vang Vieng (B/?/?)
      Day 11. Vang Vieng ? Lung Prabang (B/?/?)
      Day 12. Luang Prabang ? Pak Ou Cave- Khouangsi Waterfall ? Luang Prabang (B/?/?)
      Day 13. Luang Prabang ? Departure (B/?/?)

      Kind Regards,
      Brenton

      4 Answers Feb 15, 2017 at 9:30 AM
    • Floripa35's Profile Photo

      best neighborhoods to stay

      Johannesburg Feb 14, 2017 at 4:23 PM

      I will be in city 4 days (next month). I need choose a place to booking. Could you give me tips of best parts of JoBurg to stay? I intent rent a private house/apartment, I won┤t go to hotels.
      Where the relation cost/benefits is good? Some places with easy moving to know better the city.
      Thaks all contribuiton.

      2 Answers Feb 15, 2017 at 3:49 AM
    • Best day to visit Teotihuacán

      Teotihuacán Feb 14, 2017 at 2:29 PM

      Hello! Is there a preferred day to visit Teotihuacan? Our family will be visiting Mexico City during Holy Week from 8-17 April. We are interested in arranging a sky balloon tour above Teotihuacßn and furthermore a tour to the pyramids.
      Thank you!

      1 Answer Feb 15, 2017 at 7:22 AM
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      Singapore sling cocktails

      Singapore Feb 14, 2017 at 6:41 AM

      I understand that the Raffles Hotel cocktail list is quite pricey and as I literally have one night to find myself a Singapore Sling when I land in May before flying out the next morning, is there anywhere someone would really recommend, that might be a little off the beaten path but completely worth it!
      Thank you!

    • Hyatt Place Gurgaon Delhi or Le Meridien Gurgaon Delhi

      New Delhi Feb 13, 2017 at 12:56 PM

      How would you rate the surroundings of these hotels? Are they in good neighborhoods? Is there any construction going on in the immediate vicinity?

    • fasterdog's Profile Photo

      Bus from Tirana to Meteora

      Meteora Feb 13, 2017 at 12:48 PM

      I am hoping to take a bus from Tirana in Albania to the Meteora Monasteries in Greece. I think the towns near the monasteries are called Kalambaka (or Kalabaka) and Kastraki. Does anyone have any information on timetables, etc?

      Thanks in advance for any information, it will be very much appreciated.

    • fasterdog's Profile Photo

      Bus to Meteora in Greece

      Tirana Feb 13, 2017 at 12:46 PM

      I am hoping to take a bus from Tirana to the Meteora Monasteries in Greece. I think the towns near the monasteries are called Kalambaka (or Kalabaka) and Kastraki. Does anyone have any information on timetables, etc?

      Alternatively, if there is no bus going this route, I would like to take the bus from Tirana to Athens. Same question, does anyone have any info or advice?

      Thanks in advance for any information, it will be very much appreciated.

      2 Answers Feb 14, 2017 at 1:45 PM
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      Corinth Canal

      Corinth Feb 13, 2017 at 11:03 AM

      First of all apologies if someone has already answered these questions. I reviewed all the reports I could find about the Corinth Canal, but some were quite old, so I am hoping to get the best current info.

      I am hoping to visit the Corinth Canal around late March or early April, preferably on a day trip from Athens using public transport, a bus or a train.

      My first choice would be to take a tour boat along the canal if there is one available from Isthmia or Corinth. Does anyone have any information on availability of canal tour boats? There was a youtube video clip of someone doing this sort of tour, but it is from 2009. I don't know if the tour is still available or where to get the boat if it is still operating.

      youtube.com/watch?v=...

      My second choice would be to see the canal from the bridge, but I'm not sure if the bus or the train would stop anywhere near the bridge. The bridge is about 9km from Corinth. Does anyone have a good suggestion for how to get to the bridge over the canal for someone using public transport?

      Thanks in advance for any information on this.

    • Hyatt Place Gurgaon or Le Meridien Gurgaon

      Delhi Feb 13, 2017 at 10:18 AM

      Which of these hotels would you recommend?

      1 Answer Feb 13, 2017 at 12:43 PM
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      Further contacts

      Bratislava Feb 13, 2017 at 4:56 AM

      Hi folks, still here?
      Just when I was going to search for Home Exchange chances (maybe Christmas) in Bratislava, VT goes down! I was seriously planning to visit Bratislava again one day - I was there once very, very long ago, it looked nice and friendly.
      Anybody is moving to TravBuddy or TravellerPoint?