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      Helicopter flights

      New York City Jan 2, 2017 at 7:50 AM

      Looking at different deals for helicopter flights,am i better of booking in advancing,or do you think i can organise while i am there? Does anyone have any recomendations as well? Many thanks

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    • airtrain and E line subway at rush hour

      New York City Jan 2, 2017 at 8:06 AM

      Our flight from London will arrive into JFK at 4pm. I'm assuming clearing immigration/customs/collecting bags etc will take about an hour or so, meaning we will be trying to leave the airport at rush hour. Our hotel is on 42nd street and only 2 mins walk from Port authority bus station on 42nd so I was planning on getting the airtrain to Jamaica and then getting on the E line subway to 42nd street. Does this sound like a bad idea at rush hour as we will also be travelling with suitcases? There's only 2 of us and I don't want to spend a fortune on transfers, and i'm also aware that the shared transfer vans (go airlink etc) don't have a good reputation, which is why i'm leaning more towards the airtrain/subway at the moment.

      Any advice would be appreciated :-)

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      Where to go for Christmas in New England or New York.

      New York City Dec 26, 2016 at 12:16 PM

      I'm looking at traveling to the US with my husband and 12 year old son next year around Christmas. Living in a warm climate, we wanted to experience a snowy Christmas with that traditional feel. We are not skiers but my son would love some snow type activities, skate on a lake and sled, toboggan, etc. We are looking at flying into NYC for a could of days and then driving either up through New England or New York for a few days. I'd love some suggestions of the best places to go to ensure my son is not bored but husband and I get to see some beautiful quaint Christmas towns. Plus also , the best place to stay on Christmas Eve and day (where there is snow around)? Thanks so much, this will most likely be a once in a lifetime trip for us.

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      Photography

      New York City Jan 2, 2017 at 12:44 AM

      As a keen photographer,i will be taking my big camera to New york in April.
      Just a few question,i wanted to get a photo looking towards the city at night, 1st place i had on my mind was brooklyn Bridge,looking towards the lights,if i went on there at night,is brooklyn bridge just as busy as the day time? as i would need my tripod,also from last time i remember there was a very very small park underneath the bridge,which i would also imagine give good photos looking across the water in to New York. Any ideas what the name of this park would be called? Many thanks.

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      Deciding between New York & London

      New York City Dec 28, 2016 at 6:53 PM

      Good day Vters,
      I need suggestions on deciding between New York & Europe( London,Berlin,Amsterdam & Paris) for my honeymoon.
      We are planning a honeymoon on a budget to challenge ourselves (me especially) by settling for "a lil less luxury" than our norm holidays 

      Looking to travel: late January
      Duration: approx 10days
      About us: Newly wed couple looking for adventure at a budget.
      Asian Muslims, loves art,design & fashion.

      We have never been to New York City and would love to explore but I am alil concern about the safety of being a Muslim , wearing a headscarf after the recent "scare" . I do read about how amazing NYC is and Muslims are pretty well getting by. Would appreciate honest advice from Newyorkers or travelers whom have just return from their trip to New York 

      Questions:

      1) Where are the places that I can easily get halal food and where are the recommended accommodations?
      We are open to Airbnb , cool hostels with private room or 2-4* hotels.
      2)What are the form of transportations that we can get by for travelers? Any discounts cards or etc?
      3) where are the places we should check out to make our New York trip unforgettable? we are fine with touristy attractions but more willing to explore like locals☺️
      4) any freelance tour guide who shared similar interest in art,fashion & music to bring us around?
      5) recommended free art n fashion galleries ? Or free fashion shows?
      6) shopping outlets for sample sales and to grab cheap souvenirs for our loved ones?
      7) will it be viable for us to make a quick trip to maybe LA or San Fran within the days?
      8) lastly, any recommended budget airline or any form of transportation that we can take to either LA or San Franc for a quick trip?

      Thank you so much!

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    • 3 days in or near Athens. What to d?

      by rubashev Online Now Sep 24, 2015 at 10:47 AM

      Our cruise ends in Athens on 10/13 this year. We were in Athens for one day several years ago and obviously visited Acropolis. We also took a city tour but it did not impress us at all.
      We also visited Santorini and Kusadasi (Ephesus).
      This time the cruise will stop at Igoumenitsa, Itea, Olympia (Katakolon), Ephesus, Patmos and will arrive to Athens on 10/12.
      Our flight out is on 10/15 from Athens. So we will have several days there. Our friends recommended Mykonos and Delphi.
      Please come up with recommendations of what to do in or not far from Athens.
      Thanks.
      Vladimir.

      2 Answers Sep 24, 2015 at 11:49 AM
    • Help with itinerary

      by Jimtown Online Now Jul 26, 2013 at 8:53 PM

      We are going to Greece for the first time. Leave SAn Francisco, fly to Athens stay approx 3 days, now here is my question. We want to go to at least 2 islands. Santorini for sure, and either Crete or Milos or maybe both. Then we want to come back to Athens and rent a car and drive around the countryside for 3 days and fly home. We have 2 weeks. Which islands should we visit and in what order. Any help is appreciated

      3 Answers Jul 26, 2013 at 10:08 PM
    • greece

      by katedarren Online Now Sep 28, 2010 at 10:10 AM

      I am going to tragaki on the 30th of sep 2010
      and would like to know how much a taxi fayre would be from the zante airport
      and has anyone stayed at the eleon grand resort & spa hotel? as i am staying there

      Many Thanks

      Kate

      1 Answer Sep 28, 2010 at 10:17 AM
    • Touting the Greek Islands

      by dozerguy Online Now Mar 29, 2008 at 8:28 PM

      We are planning a trip to Greece in late September. We 2 couples, would like information on touring Santorini and one other island in 3 days. Can be hydrofoil, air or cruise ship, any ideas?

      5 Answers Mar 24, 2009 at 11:47 AM
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      Walmart

      by davecallahan Online Now Oct 31, 2007 at 11:02 AM

      has anyone heard the latest information about the installation of a walmart superstore in greece,ny? the rumor was that they were going to put one in near dewey avenue and english road.

      1 Answer Aug 23, 2011 at 8:32 AM
    • Athens- weather

      by Rosemary22 Online Now Jan 18, 2005 at 6:02 PM

      We are coming to Greece around the 9th of April .I am wondering what the weather will be like then. I do not suppose people swim that early on..Do people wear shorts at that time of year?

      9 Answers Mar 24, 2009 at 1:14 PM
    • Cruising in Greece

      by Rosemary22 Online Now Jan 18, 2005 at 3:31 PM

      We are coming to Greece in mid April and wanted to know if anyone could recommend a cruise line for a four day trip to the islands.

      5 Answers Jan 18, 2005 at 7:25 PM