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    • Visiting Kona for Ironman Oct 2017

      Kailua-Kona Jan 8, 2017 at 1:39 AM

      We live in Perth W.Australia and plan to visit Kona for the Ironman in October (as spectator only) and plan to be there for 2-3 weeks. We regularly spectate at 70.3s and full Ironmans in Australia/Asia, great to watch.

      Can anyone please suggest/recommend good location to stay (and possible condos/hotels/airB&B) within easy reach of start and transitions.

      Many thanks. Penny

    • Anyone know of cabins, not expensive

      Pocono Manor Jan 6, 2017 at 9:21 AM

      Hey I was wondering if anyone knows of any cabin rentals in the Poconos or near. I'm not looking to go skiing, just horseback riding and just want that country feel! I've never been there but only live about an hour and half away. I just keep getting sponsored places when searching.. And nothing seems suitable

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      United States of America 1 hours ago

      The original VT Founder, Tilman and I have put up a page with tutorials on how to back up your VT Member Pages using 3rd party publicly available programs and utilities. This site also has a forum so that people can keep in touch and help each other out. If we decide to do anything in the future with the grassroots collaboration of VT members, we'll talk about it there. This site is:

      • Please note: Neither Tilman nor I have any relationship to current VT or TA. This is a volunteer effort to help people save their pages. Also please note that we did NOT write any of the programs, we're just giving advice on how members can save their pages.

    • Travel advice in East Coast

      United States of America 10 hours ago

      Hello Everyone,

      Thank you very much for your feedback back in 2015 regarding west coast travel advice. My trip to USA was memorable and its because of your feedback.

      Now I will be going to the east coast this year. My tentative travel date is from 26 May - 18 June. I wish to see the east coast. I don't want this trip to be a hectic one so I want to see important places and spend some time in New York just taking it easy. I know this sounds a little vague because you may ask how many days you want to spend where and so on. But I want you to guide me here as you know how many days (approx) I would have in hand. The last few days I want to do some shopping.

      I think I should at least go to Boston, New York, DC and Niagara falls. I also wish to visit few good universities there as I wish to pursue a masters in the futue.

      Your advice will be appreciated.

      Thank you.


    • Car rental

      Central Falls Dec 29, 2016 at 7:52 AM

      Can anyone please recommend a reliable car rental company from Prague? 8 of us r planning to visit Prague, Krakow, Budapest,Vienna n Salzburg.
      How is hire car Prague? Seems to have reasonable rates

    • Long term parking in Laredo, then taxi to Quetzalcoatl Airport in Nuevo Laredo

      Laredo Dec 25, 2016 at 7:23 PM

      I'm searching for information on long term parking in Laredo, Tx near the border. Having a hard time finding information on where to park and how much it's likely to cost. Surely someone has done it! Can you give me some info?

      Need to take a taxi from the border to Quetzalcoatl Airport (Nuevo Laredo International). Is that do-able?

      Final question: any idea how long this likely to take? I've got a flight out from Nuevo Laredo International late afternoon and don't know exactly how to plan it, timewise.

      Thank you so much for anything you can tell me!

    • Coronado Ferry to mainland for touring?

      San Diego Dec 23, 2016 at 12:17 PM

      Two young seniors spending 4 days in San Diego in February and staying on Coronado. Will have a car. Is it advisable to take the ferry back and forth to see (walk/ taxi) some of the mainland sites? Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, perhaps, Balboa Park (Zoo), etc.? How about if we want dinner on the mainland? Or should we drive to most places? Itinerary not set yet.

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      Between Tallahassee Florida and Summerville SC

      United States of America Jan 8, 2017 at 5:57 PM

      I have a gap of about 4 days between my grandson's graduation in Tallahassee on Friday or Saturday and my granddaughter's wedding in Summerville SC on the following Saturday. Where can I go and stay for four days that is somewhat between Tallahassee and Summerville. I thought of Jekyll Island, St. Simons' Island, or St. Augustine, but I have been to all those places a couple of times. I've also stayed in Hilton Head for a week (hated it), and visited Savannah. I'd rather be in a small place than a big city.


    • Specific Location

      Los Angeles Jan 6, 2017 at 6:48 AM

      Hi. I posted another question about where to stay but am now more specific with areas. We will be going to Universal one day, Warner Brothers tour, doing things near Hollywood Blvd area, and then exploring other tourist things.

      Which area/hotel is better...near Universal City (Studio City hotel) or Hollywood Blvd (Hollywood Celebrity hotel), near but off Hollywood Blvd a bit (Days Inn) or Thai Town (Dixie Hotel)? We will have a car but am thinking one of those.
      Have narrowed it down to one of those based on budget and not being too far from Universal and Hollywood Blvd area. We have Hollywood Celebrity booked (but we can cancel).

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      Quaint Cabins

      Vermont Dec 31, 2016 at 12:07 PM

      I am looking to find quaint, funky, off the beaten path cabin lodging in Vermont in October 2017.

      All clues and tips appreciated.

      dan and mary

    • Zion - NP: The Narrows early october

      Zion National Park Dec 27, 2016 at 8:59 AM

      Hello :)

      I found out about the Narrows of the Zion-NP and like to visit it. I will be in Zion NP in early October 2017. Is it possible to visit then?
      I found out you have to walk through the water, how cold and high will it be in October?


    • Best suite

      Las Vegas Dec 22, 2016 at 10:09 PM

      Heading to Las Vegas on January 26 to 29. Would like to stay in great suite. Thinking palazzo or wynn or balliago. What would you say was the best. Want a nice view. And bedroom.

    • Traveling to Door County by plane from NC

      Door Creek Jan 3, 2017 at 12:30 PM

      Hello. In August of 2017 we will be traveling from Raleigh Durham Airport, NC to Clark Lake in Door County, WI. We are frequent Southwest Airlines fliers, so we would like to use our Southwest earned miles, but are not sure of the best airport to fly to. We know we will be renting a car to reach Door County from whatever airline we select. We are thinking Green Bay or Milwaukee, but are not sure whether SWA travels to Green Bay, or if the difference in cost would make it more economical to drive a rental from Milwaukee. Looks like a 2 1/2 hr drive from there to Door county. Thanks in advance for any help

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      Fall Trip 2017 Quaint with Appalchian Trail Access

      Vermont Dec 22, 2016 at 12:35 PM

      Mary and I are skipping our way along the AT this fall "doing" Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine by doing day hikes with lodging in quaint towns that have short drives to AT access points. Besides hiking we love to stroll and poke our noses into quaint little spots for shopping, eating and relaxing. Seeking a mix of remote spots with maybe a nice farm house or cabin as well as a populated small town with a quaint B&B or Inn.

      Blue Highways are preferred for travel between stops which are usually 3 days.

      So far these places seem to jump out - Grafton, Woodstock and a rural area outside of Rutland. We have no clues yet about Southern Vermont in the Green Mountain area. Comments about neighboring Delaware are welcomed!

      Routes as well as lodging tips welcomed!

      dan and mary from south carolina

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      PHX Car Rental transfers, eating and shopping.

      Phoenix Dec 28, 2016 at 2:32 AM

      i am flying out of Phoenix which is an airport I've not been through previously. Can anyone advise ease of transfer from dropping off (Alamo) car hire and navigating through to Departures Terminal 3? I think it may involve a shuttle - if so how regularly do they run (6:30 - 7:30 am. Travelling alone so no one to share luggage humping with. Potentially I could check in car the night previous and use an airport hotel (would need transfer for that though?) but hoping that traffic will be reasonable at that hour in the morning on a Wednesday even if I had to navigate short stretch of I10 over Salt River? Also too early for breakfast at hotel so any suggestions in Terminal? Guessing that the shopping will be the usual gift oriented and duty free goodies - or should I save back some dollars - wishful thinking that I'll have any!

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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

    • South rim Grand Canyon tours

      Grand Canyon Jan 2, 2017 at 3:15 AM


      Thinking of driving to grand canyon rather than getting bus, what is the best type of tour to do? Walk/drive?

    • Suitable for swimming on Big Island of Hawaii in April?

      Hawaii (Big Island) Dec 28, 2016 at 7:05 PM

      Can anyone tell me about water temps in Kona/Kohala area during mid-April? Is it warm enough for swimming and snorkeling?

    • Road Trip from NJ to Grand Canyon

      New Jersey Dec 27, 2016 at 5:53 PM

      We are planning a 4 week round trip. We want to see Mount Rushmore and the St. Louis Arch. What else on the route is best to see? What is the best route?

      Thank you!

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      A days road trip - Tucson to Phoenix?

      Arizona Dec 25, 2016 at 11:24 AM

      I have one day to spend heading back to Phoenix for my flight the following day. Rather than head straight up interstate I had thought about a detour to take in the Salt River area - would really like to get a view of the wild horses there if the chance arose. Could do with final night accommodation within an hour of PHX. Any suggestions for route and places to stay would be welcome. Please bear in mind that I am travelling solo so need to be a little aware of safety. Thanks everyone.

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      10 Day Trip - Algarve & Seville

      Alaska Dec 22, 2016 at 7:53 AM

      My wife and I are spending 10 days in the Algarve area next April. We fly in and out of Faro. I'm thinking of staying in three or four different locations and would like to do a circular tour in our hire car. It seems sensible to take in Seville. Any ideas for towns where a couple of nights would be a pleasant experience? Our interests are history, culture and moderate walking. Phil C

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      Best site for renting house or Condo Short term?

      United States of America Jan 13, 2017 at 9:22 AM

      Figured I had better ask this now, as can't later. My husband and I generally travel with a 5-th wheel trailer, but are considering maybe trying out staying in a condo, apartment, house, etc. short term instead in the coming years. This would be for a 2 - 3 week stay in the US. So far I have found HomeAway and VRBO as possible helpful sources. I would appreciate any advice as to if these are the best ones, and/or are there others that are also valuable sources.

    • Rental Car GPS replacement

      United States of America Jan 12, 2017 at 8:09 AM

      We will rent a car in fall 2017 in the USA for about 3 Weeks.

      I noticed that all the rental companies want to charge arount 150-500$ for a Navigation System. This is really much, compared to the 1500$ rental cost!!

      They will use these standart "window mount" navigation devices i guess.
      We don't want to pay that much, so i was looking for options.

      Would you reccomend buying a GPS in an eletronic store?
      I saw a lot of them for like 80-120$, and if you once have one, you can use it on all your future travels in us

      Since where not from us, a device that tells us the current speed limit would be nice!:)

    • Suggestions while in Alaska

      Alaska Jan 6, 2017 at 1:05 AM

      Planning a trip to Alaska on 18feb for about 1week. Planning to catch the northern lights. Do you think its the right time? Will fly into Anchorage and will take the train to Fairbank. Will spend a few days there. Any recommended place to visit? Thought of renting a car to move around, is it a good idea? Or good to just join any tours? Will spend a few days too in Anchorage after Fairbank. Any suggestions where and its a must to visit while in Alaska? Top priority is to try catch the northern lights. Recommended place to be? Thanks and hear from all of you.

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      Hotel, activities, surfing recommendations?

      Maui Jan 2, 2017 at 4:13 PM

      Hi everyone,

      It's been a while since I've written. Well it's time for another trip. I'm hoping to go to Maui to experience Hawaii for the first time with my husband

      I don't know much about Hawaii. Just know they have great coffee and a great place to learn to surf.

      Does anyone know of a great hotel near the waters with a nice beach that's also near activities like surfing, snorkelling, hiking, kayaking? We like the adventure type of vacations.

      Hopefully to get some ideas and not break the bank.


    • closest hotel to all attractions

      Biloxi Jul 6, 2016 at 1:34 PM

      This is my first time setting up vacation what hotel is closest to all attraction

      1 Answer Jul 6, 2016 at 3:26 PM
    • Where to stop along I-10?

      Mississippi Mar 19, 2016 at 12:48 AM

      We will be in New Orleans during Easter. I do collect states and countries and would like to visit Mississippi and Alabama on a day trip. Our plan is to rent a car and go to Mobile, AL, but where should we stop in Mississippi along I-10? I am the owner of a travel blog and want something unique and typical like nice architecture, a restaurant serving a typical dish etc. which I can present in pictures.

      Thanks from Lena

      3 Answers Mar 20, 2016 at 1:14 PM
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      places to visit / transportation

      Lucern Feb 21, 2016 at 5:05 AM

      What type of boots/cloths will carry in March / April month?

      3 Answers Feb 25, 2016 at 4:19 AM
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      how is beach now?

      Biloxi Oct 13, 2015 at 7:48 AM

      still full of debris or all cleared? still a lot of construction? or
      I am thinking of going there next end of oct for vaca

      2 Answers Nov 8, 2015 at 11:53 AM
    • Crab legs to go

      Biloxi Aug 10, 2015 at 11:47 AM

      I really want crab legs, but I don't want to go to a buffet. Where can I get some to go?

      1 Answer Aug 10, 2015 at 3:44 PM
    • what to do

      Tunica Apr 24, 2015 at 8:16 PM

      I am thinking of traveling with a friend to Tunica from june 19th to the 22nd. can you tell me what there would be to do besides casinos or would that be the main things to do there

      1 Answer Apr 25, 2015 at 11:44 PM
    • things to do

      Mississippi Feb 22, 2015 at 11:07 PM

      hi my name is Carmen im 60 years young and am planning a trip to Mississippi in and around july of this year I am from the land of ozz being Australia was just wondering what are the best sights to see there

      8 Answers Feb 23, 2015 at 11:07 AM
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      help again please!

      Natchez Dec 11, 2014 at 10:39 PM

      we are a family of 6 from australia doing a road trip from LA to new york in late jan /feb.Happy with anyones input into any of it !! we will be going south from frisco texas and onto savannah georgia,then charleston up to washington and new york.We have sixteen nights to fly out of new york and back onto home.thinking 5 nights in new york,3 in washington ,2 in charleston and 2 in savannah.that gives us 4 nights in transit from frisco to savannah.we were thinking new orleans would be cool,but now i am thinking maybe something else for times sake.maybe natchez and montgomery? we enjoy old time stuff,great scenery, charming houses and towns,some deep south experience would be good.How does the trip look to you?are our allocated nights okay or a bit wacky?Thinking we will drop off car at arrival to washington and catch train to new york( or leave it in charleston and catch train to washington?).thanks heaps you guys!!!

      6 Answers Dec 13, 2014 at 11:26 PM
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      itinerary ideas south usa

      Natchez Dec 11, 2014 at 8:36 PM

      we are a family of 6 from australia doing a road trip from LA to new york in late jan /feb.Happy with anyones input into any of it !! we will be going south from frisco texas and onto savannah georgia,then charleston up to washington and new york.We have sixteen nights to fly out of new york and back onto home.thinking 5 nights in new york,3 in washington ,2 in charleston and 2 in savannah.that gives us 4 nights in transit from frisco to savannah.we were thinking new orleans would be cool,but now i am thinking maybe something else for times sake.maybe natchez and montgomery? we enjoy old time stuff,great scenery, charming houses and towns,some deep south experience would be good.How does the trip look to you?are our allocated nights okay or a bit wacky?Thinking we will drop off car at arrival to washington and catch train to new york( or leave it in charleston and catch train to washington?).thanks heaps you guys!!!

      3 Answers Dec 26, 2014 at 8:31 PM
    • B&B available?

      Meridian Oct 4, 2014 at 8:38 AM

      My husband and I want to spend a couple of nights in Meridian in November. Is there a B&B nearby and what can we do locally that we can fit around the Thursday night UWA ballgame?

      2 Answers Oct 4, 2014 at 11:47 AM
    • Natchez, Mississippi

      Natchez Aug 17, 2014 at 8:51 PM

      What are some free or cheap things to do in Natchez?

      1 Answer Aug 18, 2014 at 12:52 AM
    • Need transportation from Biloxi hotel to New Orleans airport.

      Biloxi Aug 12, 2014 at 7:46 AM

      Do not drive. Early morning flight back to New Orleans Airport from Beach Blvd.. Any suggestions???

      2 Answers Aug 12, 2014 at 8:07 AM
    • transportation from New Orleans airport

      Biloxi Aug 10, 2014 at 7:35 AM

      do you know if there are shuttles to the hotels from the airport and also into New Orleans or is it better to rent a car

    • lobster dinner

      Biloxi Jul 28, 2014 at 7:52 AM

      where is the best place to get a lobster dinner on the beach??

      3 Answers Jul 28, 2014 at 11:15 AM
    • Taxi service

      Biloxi Jul 27, 2014 at 9:14 AM

      I need a taxi to get from gpt to the beau rivage.what are the phone numbers to taxis
      at the airport

      1 Answer Jul 27, 2014 at 10:46 AM
    • Looking for a fun place for teens to go at night and dance...Help Please.

      Mississippi Jun 8, 2014 at 9:18 PM

      Are there any good night clubs for teens under 18 in Biloxi Mississippi?

    • Golfport worth the trip?

      Gulfport May 18, 2014 at 5:40 AM

      My wife and I are in NOLA and pretty much have pretty much did all we can here. With two days left on our vacation we were thinging of heading to Golfport MS; work the 1 1/2 hour trip with thing to do and see?

      2 Answers May 18, 2014 at 7:58 PM
    • Transportation

      Starkville May 3, 2014 at 3:04 PM

      Any buses or shuttles between Memphis airport and MSU

      1 Answer May 3, 2014 at 3:56 PM
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      Gulfport or Biloxi?

      Mississippi Apr 27, 2014 at 10:35 AM

      Need opinions on an extended stay driving in from New Orleans...Gulfport or Biloxi?...We are not gamblers, so a casino is a non issue. Oceanfront, quiet is good.

      1 Answer Apr 27, 2014 at 12:53 PM
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      Mississippi gulf coast options

      Mississippi Apr 27, 2014 at 6:55 AM

      I'll be in New Orleans for work and would like to extend the trip for a few days. Are there some nice gulf-side resorts?

    • Greeny's in Biloxi

      Biloxi Jan 9, 2014 at 2:10 PM

      Was there ever a lounge/night club/bar called Greeny's in Biloxi, Mississippi? Possibly around 1969?

      1 Answer Jan 10, 2014 at 2:30 AM
    • Greeny's in Biloxi

      Biloxi Jan 9, 2014 at 12:26 PM

      Was there ever a lounge/night club/bar called Greeny's? Possibly around 1969?

      2 Answers Jan 9, 2014 at 2:09 PM
    • stuff to do in tunica

      Tunica Jan 7, 2014 at 12:01 PM

      the girls and I are wanting a weekend out. One of my friends told me about Tunica. What is there to do besides gamble? I am a big gambler. Is there any shows or anything?

      1 Answer Mar 6, 2014 at 5:11 PM
    • setting in oxford

      Oxford Jan 2, 2014 at 8:50 AM

      how is it like there?

      2 Answers Jan 2, 2014 at 4:02 PM
    • Where to go???

      Mississippi Dec 30, 2013 at 8:23 PM

      My friend and I want to visit and our interests and fun we're seeking are hiking, water activities, and some history like museums preferably African-American history, but would love to see some all American history as well. Is there one area within the state we can visit to enjoy all those things or we would have to travel all over?

      1 Answer Dec 31, 2013 at 7:38 AM
    • Hotel in Tupelo

      Tupelo Dec 8, 2013 at 3:56 PM

      I have 2-3 weeks of work in Tupelo. Are there any hotels that rent weekly and or have kitchenettes

      2 Answers Dec 9, 2013 at 12:01 AM
    • Stopping for a few days from London UK

      Greenwood Nov 24, 2013 at 10:31 PM

      I am flying from London to Chicago and then getting the City of New Orleans train down to NOLA as I did last year when I stopped for a few days on the way in Memphis. Having done all the usual things there I was thinking of making a 2/3 night stop in Greenwood MS but won't have a car. My question is, is there enough to do there and is there an area which is fairly compact with restaurants, cafes, local shops, things to do. I don't need sophisticated actiivites, shopping malls and fancy night life just a nice laid back place where I can walk around safely and sit out reading my kindle in the sun with a coffee or a drink. I am a 50 something woman travelling on my own but am quite capable - I work in London and have done all my life, living just outside so I am of the view that you have to be moderately careful in any city but would welcome some feedback.

      3 Answers Nov 25, 2013 at 12:37 PM
    • pearl, ms safe place

      Jackson Nov 3, 2013 at 1:03 AM

      I am traveling and had to stay in Pearl, MS. I was told it was not the safe by locals. Is Pearl, MS a safe neighborhood for travelers?

      2 Answers Nov 3, 2013 at 5:08 AM
    • saint bonifaces church

      Jackson Oct 16, 2013 at 7:33 PM

      when was saint bonifaces church built

      4 Answers Oct 18, 2013 at 8:22 PM
    • Sand on the beaches

      Biloxi Sep 22, 2013 at 7:36 PM

      Was the sand on the beaches from Biloxi to Bay St Louis brought in from Florida?

      3 Answers Sep 23, 2013 at 7:13 AM