Dual FamilyFilter: helping Mom cope with upcoming change in residence (Greenville, SC) and helping her cope as best I can though I am so faraway. [more inside]
TRAVEL: I am a student living in D.C. Where are the cheapest (warm) countries and cities I can go "backpacking" to this winter break? [more inside]
Where can I meet awesome guys in person in the Silicon Valley? Bonus points for places where it would be easier to strike up a conversation with them. [more inside]
I am spending ~week in Mokpo, South Korea. Would love some specific tips/ advice/ ideas on fun things to do there... [more inside]
I'm wondering if anyone can find information about when this photo
of Roald Amundsen, the famous antarctic explorer was taken. It is the frontispiece to his book, The South Pole
Columbia, South Carolina first-timer advice. I'm heading there in October for a Gamecock's football game, part of a continuing yearly visit to different SEC football venues, and would appreciate recommendations for convenient/quality/reasonable lodging, campus area bars and restaurants, music venues and other stuff that must be seen and done.
How can I get certified to officiate a wedding in South Carolina or North Carolina? [more inside]
I'd prefer to not fall off a 50 ft cliff in New Zealand while skiing backcountry this August. Besides hiring (the very expensive) guides, how do we find volunteers willing to help us make it back to civilization each day in exchange for beer? [more inside]
I am looking for books that are set in the south preferably in the early 20th century [more inside]
i have about 5 days to get from around Salta to Lima to catch a flight. budget is a big issue. what is the best way to take buses from Salta to Lima? I do not have a chilean visa but I do have a bolivian visa. I am American.
I'd like to watch the World Cup in peace! Using Windows Media Center 7, how do I silence the annoying Vuvuzela horn? [more inside]
Am I doing phase 1 of the south beach diet correctly? [more inside]
What are the best recruiters for teaching English in South Korea? [more inside]
Am I being dumb in not researching colleges in the south because I'm gay? [more inside]
What are the best nonfiction books, novels or articles if I want to get a feel for city life in Seoul, South Korea in the 1970s or 1980s? [more inside]
Going to the World Cup in South Africa for a month (mid-June to mid-July) as a group of 6. Will primarily be in the Johannesburg area. What's the best game reserve/national park to visit, how long should I set aside to visit, and what's the best way to arrange and book a visit/stay there?
Does anyone have any recommendations for a good painter and decorator who will work on my house located in South West London? [more inside]
I'm asking this for a friend of mine. How many stamps would she need to send a card from Minnesota, USA to South Korea? [more inside]
South African Knife Laws Filter: Can I Carry My Pocketknife? [more inside]
Is USD$1,800/month enough to live comfortably in South Africa? [more inside]
Help me plan the ultimate trip to Peru!!!!!!!! [more inside]
In two months, Wife and I are moving to Durban, South Africa, for a year. What should we know? [more inside]
What are the best websites about the American South and Southern Culture? Help me remember what I have left and to keep abreast of the cultural happenings in my homeland while I sojourn amongst the Yankees. [more inside]
I have a friend about to move to Manaus, Brazil for a two year work related stay. Any hive members have experience there or in Brazil in general that can help him be ready for the good the bad and/or the ugly?
Do you know a good psychotherapist to recommend in the Pretoria/Joburg area of South Africa? [more inside]
I need suggestions for South Bend, Indiana restaurants. [more inside]
I want to go away for a good day's walking and 1 or 2 night's camping in the south of England next Monday / Tuesday and would like suggestions for any good routes people know. [more inside]
Safety and budget -wise, should I buy a heavily discounted ticket now to SE Asia in January 2010? More details inside... [more inside]
Where are the best places in New South Wales to camp in close proximity to a beach? But wait, here's the catch... [more inside]
District 9 has infected me, so to speak. I can pick up on the cinematic influences and the overt South African references, but surely there are more South African influences that elude me. Help! [more inside]
Are there any websites that pair up lone backpackers/travellers with others who are also looking for companion(s) to travel with? [more inside]
Four friends and I have 5 days to get from Atlanta to Baltimore. What should we do in between? [more inside]
Any Mefites working at the South African Consulate New York? I know it is a longshot but I have an urgent issue that needs fast resolution. [more inside]
My current volunteering gig is standing still, how do I search for a new one and be able to travel? [more inside]
We're moving to South Korea! We've never been to Asia! Tell us what to expect! More inside! (!!) [more inside]
I have a 20-something friend who's leaving on the 22nd of this month, he plans on traveling for a whole year throughout Europe and South America. I want to get him something that is useful/meaningful for the journey, any ideas?
For example: A watch? A Compass? (good or bad?)
What can we expect when we travel to Durban and Port Elizabeth for the World Cup? Looking for info on transport, safety, lodging, etc. [more inside]
So I'm moving from Baltimore to Atlanta for work - yay, new job! Boo, leaving the East Coast! I've got a month remaining, so in the time between finishing my business here and taking deep breaths, what should I do here that I won't be able to do in the south? [more inside]
Please help me decide whether to spend the summer in south america or in central america. [more inside]
In order to pass an English competitive examination in France, I need reference (but not too long) books on two history subjects. [more inside]
South Korea and iPhones. Are they a good mix? Can I use them or buy them there? [more inside]
What is the legal status of the designer drug 2C-i in South Korea?
What are the best views you've experienced in the American South or Southwest? [more inside]
I am thinking of volunteering at a baboon rescue in South Africa (
) and am wondering if anyone has any experience/wisdom/whatever to share. [more inside]
Is online poker illegal in South Korea? [more inside]
I am writing a fictional story about someone who lives in the slums of some small South American country. When he was ten, during a fever, an angel appeared to him and told him that he would become an FBI Agent. He may have seen a movie with FBI agents, so he has some sense of what that means. Step by step, what does he have to do to fulfill that prophecy in a real way? [more inside]
Is South Beach a good place to stay in Miami? Or is it too noisy? [more inside]
Why does MSNBC broadcast South African (and no other international) weather updates when I am located in California? They frequently come on at 12:30am PT and have done so for the last few months, so it is not due to a specific weather event. MSNBC is shown in South Africa
although that alone wouldn't seem to explain it. Is this a mistake, S.A. tourism ministry advertising, something else? Has anyone else seen this?
I have a follow-up to this Southern US road trip question
. My route is firmed up, and I'd like recommendations for anything to see or skip between hotel stops. [more inside]
help me decide on a country for my gap year! [more inside]