We never travel in August, because that's when everyone else travels. But next year we have a big birthday to celebrate in August, and want to take a nice trip somewhere. What's a good place to go (anywhere in the world) that is at its best in August? 30-something couple, no kids, experienced travellers.
What are the best iOS apps you can use while travelling without a data plan? [more inside]
Thailand beaches in November: Krabi or Phuket or Ko Samui? [more inside]
What are the best hostels in the U.S. and Canada? [more inside]
For people who work-from-home, have you ever tried to work-from-vacation? Was it worth it? Any pitfalls or tips/tricks? Any particularly apt destinations?
I'm visiting Australia for 10 days / 9 nights, flying in and out of Sydney. How would you divide your time amongst the various cities? 3 nights each in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane?
What's the truth behind duty-free shops? Are they always a bad deal? Or is there some stuff that's good to buy, and other stuff you should always avoid?
I want to go to Thailand. I have a lot of airline miles. Alas, I can't find an award ticket to Thailand for November or December at all. OTOH I can get to Singapore and pay to fly onward. Is Singapore a good choice or is there somewhere better?
Nine days in Mexico in early June. Flying into Mexico City. Where else in Mexico should I go after 4-5 days there?
What is your favorite hostel in Barcelona?
Is there any place in the Caribbean that has a backpacker vibe? Or do you have to go to Central America / Mexico to get that?
The typical solo backpacker (hostel variety) has plenty of time and limited money. Assuming you like that kind of travel, what would you do differently if you had plenty of money but limited time?
What are the big "youth"/age-limited guided tour companies around the world? Contiki is big in Europe but I'm looking for something elsewhere due to the sucky dollar.