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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!

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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.

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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.

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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?

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    • 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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      Sicilia 18 minutes ago

      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!

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      Tillicum excursion from Seattle during the week in May

      Seattle 13 hours ago

      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 12 hours ago
    • Weather and hotels

      Miami Beach Yesterday

      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

      2 Answers 12 hours ago
    • Accommodation at Newmarket

      Newmarket Yesterday

      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 22 hours ago
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      Medieval themed restaurants

      Prague Yesterday

      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 22 hours ago
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      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 :)

      3 Answers Feb 17, 2017 at 10:11 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
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      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 Teotihuacán 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.

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      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?

    • Gatwick to London plane due in 21.45

      Gatwick Feb 12, 2017 at 11:44 PM

      Hi, Can someone please help me as this is doing my head in! We land at Gatwick at 21.45 and need to travel to York. What is the best way to go about this? Get into London and stay overnight in a cheap hotel close to Kings Cross and then set off the next morning. I take it the trains run around the clock, not knowing how long we may be held up in Immigration etc.

      Thanks in advance.
      Alexandra

      4 Answers Feb 13, 2017 at 1:30 PM
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      How many days

      Krakow Feb 12, 2017 at 5:08 PM

      Hey everyone ... I wish to travel to Krakow ... would 4 days be enough (that includes 1 day at Auschwitz) ... Thanks

      9 Answers Feb 15, 2017 at 5:33 AM
    • traveling with elderly mother

      Hong Kong Feb 12, 2017 at 3:47 PM

      Hi I will be travelling overseas with my mother and have 1 day in hong kong on the way to israel and 2 and half days on the way back in April.

      My mother was involved in a car accident last year, and cannot walk far and will be taking taxies what are things we could do?

      1 thing she wants to do on the way home, is go to the races Happy valley. What would be a good hotel? and what else could we do which does not entail alot of walking.

      1 Answer Feb 12, 2017 at 4:45 PM
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      Island recommendations for 2 weeks in the Cyclades

      Greece Feb 12, 2017 at 8:46 AM

      After 2.5 years of travelling in India, Australia and Southeast Asia, my boyfriend (33, British) and I (28, German) have now settled down in Berlin and want to explore some more of Europe. Hence we're very excited to be visiting Greece for the first time this year and are looking for some destination advice.

      We're flying to Athens on 7th June, then on to Santorini early on 8th June (my birthday), and back from Athens on 21st June. We're planning to spend around 3 days / 2 nights in Santorini and would probably like to visit another 2 islands in the Cyclades before heading back to Athens for the final 2-3 days. Is this feasible for a 2-week trip?

      I've checked out plenty of websites and have a few ideas but still unsure of which islands to include. We enjoy pristine, uncrowded (preferably not windy) beaches, local food, nature/scenery, some history/culture and some nightlife (bars rather than clubs). We could hire a car or scooters if required. I've included Santorini on the itinerary as I understand this is a must-see for first-time visitors to the Cyclades, but would also like to include some cheaper, less crowded places. Which islands would you recommend?

      Do we need to book hotels in advance or can we rock up with backpacks and find something decent on the day (Athens, Santorini, other islands)? What about ferries between islands, do we need to book these in advance? Can you recommend any affordable hotels with views of the caldera in Santorini? Is it easy to get public transport from the airport? Any advice relevant to our trip would be much appreciated.

      Thanks in advance!
      Nicole

      2 Answers Feb 12, 2017 at 11:32 AM
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      Is there budget accomodation in Iran?

      Iran Feb 12, 2017 at 5:10 AM

      Hello all
      I'm in the early stages of planning an Iran holiday and am wondering what budget options are like or if they are even recommended?
      I'm sure pricey hotels are readily available but are there hostels, B&B's etc?
      Thanks everyone!
      DG

      2 Answers Feb 12, 2017 at 6:35 AM
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      One week in Saumatra

      Sumatra Feb 12, 2017 at 5:06 AM

      Hi mates,

      I would like to visit Sumatra for a week, I will be flying from Kuala Lumpur to Medan (haven't decided from which city to fly back to Malaysia) and would like to visit Lake Toba (Danau Toba) so I will be appreciated if someone can suggest me any tips or info about the lake or any nearby attractions as well as I'm open to any suggested itinerary in Sumatra

      Thanks a lot

      1 Answer Feb 12, 2017 at 12:33 PM
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      Balkan ride

      Europe Feb 11, 2017 at 7:22 PM

      Hi everyone,

      Kindly asking on how to get from Sarajevo to Bar, Montenegro and from there to Ohrid. I've already been travelling around Eastern Europe but I missed Montenegro thus I wanna go there in the future.
      Also where from can I get to Banja Luka the fastest way? Either from Hungary thru Croatia or from Serbia?
      Thank you

      1 Answer Feb 13, 2017 at 7:22 AM
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      Getting to Naples airport

      Naples Feb 10, 2017 at 2:07 PM

      I just realized that our flight leaving Naples is at 6:45am. I've booked a hotel that's a 12 minute drive from the airport, but we won't be driving. How's the cab situation during that time of the day? We will be staying at the B&B Milionaria. Thanks!

      2 Answers Feb 16, 2017 at 10:27 PM