I need to arrange for a very large (73.7 x 81.4) fine art painting to be shipped from New York to Ireland. The painting is acrylic on cotton duck, stretched canvas. Can anyone point me to a fine art shipping service in Manhattan that will collect from a secure art storage facility in Brooklyn, crate and ship? [more inside]
I just read this comment, and thought this was AWESOME. But unfortunately, it kinda doesn't work. Does your city have an app (iOS preferable, but I can always get a cheap android phone to check it out), that has an AWESOME app for mass transit? Whats the app? "Real time tracker" is what I'm looking for (i think). It need not be awesome in terms of fonts, design, etc. I kinda just want it to be more than a list of schedules. [more inside]
(Asking for a friend) Looking for the cheapest/simplest option to get a pet cat from Helsinki to London in the end of March. [more inside]
The imperial family and I will be traveling to Mumbai in a couple of weeks. We'll be arriving at a profoundly unfriendly hour of the night with three children 12 & under. We need to get from the airport down to the Fort District without getting taken for a ride, as it were. What do you recommend: Taxi rank at the airport? Reliable car service? Recommendations sought.
At short notice we'll be flying into Barajas tomorrow at 11am, picking up family at Av De America bus station at 12.30 and driving down to Malaga. I haven't lived in Madrid for 20 years but I do know that restaurants around Principe de Vergara are unlikely to have come down in price! Are there smaller locations as we exit Madrid that would be better options for a family of 6? what's traffic like at this time of the year? what's the latest serving time? thanks..
I want to do a special day after Christmas dinner for myself and my boyfriend. The only thing is, I'll be in a car for 6-7 hours heading back from my parents' before I'll be back at my house. I'm looking for ideas for a festive meal that can be transported in a cooler for that long and will reheat well once I'm home, or be really tasty served cold. [more inside]
My father recently bought a pistol in California. Can I take it to the range by myself, i.e. without my father coming with me? [more inside]
I have an insect cabinet that I need to transport from North Carolina to Georgia, and then from Georgia to Nevada. How do I do this without destroying all the beautiful fragile things within? [more inside]
My old laptop finally failed, and I want to take the hard drive home with me. The laptop is gigantic, and I don't want to lug it home on the train. I am leaving tomorrow morning. I don't have a static-resistant bag, and won't have time to get one before I leave. What's the best way to transport my unenclosed hard drive in my luggage? Assume I don't have any tin foil, paper bags, or cardboard boxes. I do have paper towels, regular towels, packing tape, plastic bags, and bubble wrap.
I will be heading to Zurich to see the end of the EV Wave event in early July and need a city centre hotel that is affordable to stay at. Good public transport links are a must as this is how I will be getting around. Suggestions? [more inside]
I'm considering selling my car and transitioning from using my car for most tasks (groceries, commuting to work, seeing friends, etc) to using mostly my bicycle for these same things. I plan to also get an "occasional" Zip car membership as well. Has anyone out there gone through this process? How was that transition for you and do you have any concrete advice for someone like me who is thinking about this pretty big shift in changing modes of transportation? [more inside]
You guys helped me land the job, now please help us figure out where to live! I'll be working in the Back Bay area and my husband in Waltham, near Prospect Park (thus not near the train station). [more inside]
My girlfriend and I are visiting Denver in mid-June for five days, primarily to see Devotchka to play at Red Rocks - but we're keen to do a bit of sightseeing as well. Our current plan is to go straight from DIA to Estes Park via shuttle bus, stay there for a couple of days, do some hikes, etc, then (somehow?!) get to Downtown Denver. We'd drop our bags there, get a taxi (or similar) to Red Rocks and back for the concert, and then head to DIA. Hiring a car isn't an option... does this sound sane? [more inside]
How I can I get a 4x4 ft. painting from Brooklyn to the eastern panhandle of West Virginia in the cheapest way possible? [more inside]
What is the best/most economical way to transport a bike without driving it? I am trying to move a bike from LA to SF.
Possible to get/make a small version of my Dutch public transport card? [more inside]
Wedding transport help. A friend of mine is getting married and I'm helping arrange logistics. We're going to have the guests all park in a public parking lot about a mile from the site of the wedding (which is at someone's house - there is no closer place than this parking lot to fit ~100 guests' cars). The question is how best to get them from the parking lot to the site of the wedding? More details below. [more inside]
London transport: help needed to plan a journey for a blind person [more inside]
This picture (of what looks like a pile of cargo ships in the water) is doing the email rounds as "a ship that ships ships". What is it?
Staying in Palm Springs for Coachella next weekend. What's the best way to get to/from the festival? [more inside]
What to make for dinner for 4 - 6 people that can handle with a 3 hour car ride with no cooler? [more inside]
I need to get to Indian River County in Florida from Orlando International Airport. How am I going to do it? [more inside]
Recommendations for interesting/inspiring lectures on the topic of freight transport, and logistics? [more inside]
Boston Mefites: I need to get from Woburn/Anderson to South Station on Wednesday morning, probably close to 7:00 AM, and I will have a heavy bag. Don't really want to take the T.... [more inside]
Is it a good idea to use Groupon, Scoopon or other 'deal of the day' websites to organize car maintenance and servicing?
Is it a good idea to use Groupon, Scoopon or other 'deal of the day' websites to organize car maintenance and servicing? [more inside]
Washington DC museums - What are some good museums in DC for the history of technology, transport, computers, etc. - I do know about the Smithsonian and their Air and Space Museum. Thanks!
Commuter filter: I'd like to explore the possibilities of getting a scooter or motorcycle for my ~1.5 mile trip from home to the train station. [more inside]
What should I be looking for in buying a bike? [more inside]
Can I mod an adult trike to carry kids in the back? [more inside]
How can I transport all of my stuff very cheaply? [more inside]
Hi everyone! I am visiting Vilnius, Lithuania the last week of this month for a concert. I'm planning my trip but I would like some advice about public transport and language. [more inside]
This morning I was hit by a bus while cycling to work. I'm not badly hurt but currently in hospital waiting to have my shoulder checked and cuts cleaned out. I'm in London, England. The bus driver was 100% to blame. The police have taken a statement from me and I have two phone numbers from witnesses. What should I be doing now to make sure I receive adequate compensation and the driver is dealt with appropriately?
What's the best transportation option for visiting NYC, then going to Long Island for a wedding, and then getting back to La Guardia? [more inside]
A Portable Thanksgiving: Help me figure out how to transport a pie on an airplane! [more inside]
Fun places to go on the Chicago-area commuter rail system? [more inside]
Can I transport a ping pong table on top of a minivan? [more inside]
Recommendations, personal experiences etc on moving a horse from Australia to UK? [more inside]
I live in Austin, Texas. I have books and music equipment in Easthapton, Mass. I will be up there in June and have looked for rental vehicles to drive back to Texas. The cost for a one way U-haul is about $1400. Avis charges $1200. I-Pod shipping cost over $2000. Is there any other way to get my stuff to Texas without the cost of a used car?
Is it advisable to travel to Greece this September? [more inside]
Mrs Singingfish has the opportunity to have her double bass transported from Europe to Australia in a shipping container. At present she has no case for it, but the container she's getting it shipped in will also going to have a baby grand piano in it, so the container will be being packed by professional instrument movers, so the bass will be crated etc. Do you think she should buy a soft case for extra insurance? A hard (flight) case is out of the question due to cost and bulk.
Cheap transportation between Prague/Vienna and Graz? [more inside]
I want to wirelessly control basic transport functions in my recording software without using an internet-based network or buying a Frontier Tranzport. Specifically, I'd like to use my iPhone 3G to connect to a local network that I will create, including a Mac G4 with OS 10.4.x and an Intel G5 with 10.4.11. How do I do this?
Pelican-question: I need to transport some heavy equipment in medium-sized Pelican cases. The default soft gray pick-and-pluck foam is too soft and compressible for this purpose. I'm looking for a source to buy sheets or blocks of a very dense black foam that can be cut to my custom shapes with a hot wire knife. [more inside]
I'm looking for a good hard case to transport an Xbox 360 in. [more inside]
I live in Canada. I have a friend in US who is battling cancer. She has asked me to pick up an alternative cancer remedy and bring it over the border to her in New York. [more inside]
Anybody in Chongqing? How is the expansion of the metro going? Especially to the Tiandi development? [more inside]
Help me find a good box to transport a projector, laptop, cables and power cords in, preferably with wheels etc. [more inside]
Does anyone know of an individual or organisation based in Copenhagen, Denmark, who can organise the transport of pets (specifically dogs and cats) from Copenhagen's Kastrup airport to the UK?
Okay to walk back to our hotel (Riverfront Residence Inn) from Simpatica (Portland, Or) on a Saturday night? [more inside]
What is the best way to buy a left-hand-drive car given that I live in the UK? [more inside]
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