What's a good town or smallish city in Spain to visit in the summer with kids (ages 2 and 5) in tow? We're looking at 3 weeks in late July/August, and would prefer a walkable place that's on a train line (or are they all?) so we wouldn't have to rent a car to explore locally or beyond. [more inside]
I've always wanted to do an RV trip, and I've finally convinced my wife to give it a try. We're thinking about taking our two girls (1.5 and 5 yrs) to San Diego this spring and starting from there. How can we make it a fun experience for everyone? [more inside]
Buenos Aires vacation with a 20-month-old: where to stay, what to do? [more inside]
Reasonable priced spa getaway options in the Southwest (CO, AZ, NM, etc) for a girl's weekend getaway this spring? [more inside]
If I buy a cheap, pay-as-you-go cell phone in Guatemala to use while I'm traveling there, can I then use it in other countries I visit later - and which ones? Is it as simple as replacing a SIM card every time? [more inside]
Family vacation to Cancun area - where should we stay? [more inside]
Honeymoon in Vanuatu? Or Fiji? [more inside]
What's the best and safest way to travel through some rather sketchy parts of Africa with a sizable chunk of cash? [more inside]
What are some nice small-to-medium cities on the Portuguese coast to spend a week or two? And how can I find places (apartments/homes) to rent there from the US?
Say you wanted to travel up into southern Sudan from northern Uganda - neither place very happy at the moment - sometime in the next year for a journalistic research project. Say you might even want to try going all the way down the Nile to Cairo. How might you go about this? Finding out specific safety issues, red tape/paperwork, etc.
What's a good, thorough full-body workout that you can do without any machines, like in a hotel room?
What would/do you like in a travel podcast? What are some of your favorites, and why? If you could describe your ideal one, what would it be like?
We are finally going on the big trip to Southeast Asia
(and China) in a few weeks. Would love some advice on a few general and specific travel topics. [more inside]
Please help me plan a trip to Asia (Thailand, China, and points in between). [more inside]
I'd like to travel the entire length of the Nile River, from headwaters to Cairo. This would involve crossing from Uganda into southern Sudan. Is this possible or just a pipe dream? How would I find out, and go about planning?
Two active thirtysomething guys, two to three weeks in Slovenia and/or Croatia this (late) summer. What should we do? Ideally mix up the vigorous outdoors with the culture and the relaxing. Offbeat/non-guidebook advice is particularly welcome.
I'm looking for something small, simple and cheap to use for basic word-processing on the road. Something like the Alphasmart Neo
, or some kind of bare-bones laptop. Suggestions/advice?
Three days in Buenos Aires in early December - what to do? Think offbeat, unique, and budget-minded. But must-sees are not out of the question either.
Have you been to Southeast Asia? What was your favorite country to visit? I'm in the early stages of planning a trip, and I'm trying to find out which country/ies people like best - both from a touristic/comfort-travel perspective (my parents), and an off-the-beaten-path perspective (myself).
What are your thoughts on paying to take pictures of people when traveling in developing countries? [more inside] [more inside]