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Ecotourism in Peru?

My girlfriend and I will be participating in La Tortuga Feliz in Costa Rica in early February for two weeks. When we arrive in Peru in late February, is there similar program we can get involved in to spend our time wisely and really dig into the local climate? [more inside]
posted by scabrous on Dec 28, 2007 - 3 answers

One USB charger to replace lots of wall warts?

Like most mefites, I have far too many gadgets, and the wall warts to match. I suspect most of them could be replaced with a single USB charger - is this something that already exists? [more inside]
posted by spaceman_spiff on Dec 28, 2007 - 8 answers

Ideas for an 'adventurous experience' in London, England?

Ideas for an 'adventurous experience' in London, England? [more inside]
posted by bamassippi on Dec 27, 2007 - 15 answers

What to see and do in Montevideo and environs, Uruguay

Where should we go in Montevideo, Uruguay? 40-something couple (M/F) seek tips on restaurants, sights, shopping, good photo spots (we're both serious Flickrites). We'll be there in February. Have already collected various guidebook and internet tips - looking for personal experiences of great places. Will also be in Colonia del Sacramento and probably taking a day trip to Punta del Este to photograph Casapueblo.
posted by matildaben on Dec 27, 2007 - 1 answer

Expensive to travel this weekend!

Priceline flights going up $80 in minutes? [more inside]
posted by roomthreeseventeen on Dec 26, 2007 - 5 answers

Vegas shows advice please

Recommendations of shows in Las Vegas, for two people in mid-20s. Looking for a few to see and for advice on how to get tickets for cheap if possible. Thanks! [more inside]
posted by bread-eater on Dec 24, 2007 - 9 answers

IMHO, IANAL AOKAY.

LegalFilter: My foolish friend received a misdemeanor in CA for trespassing and apparently needs to be booked and appear in court. She's set to fly to NY for school in three weeks - is she allowed to leave the state? [more inside]
posted by coolhappysteve on Dec 23, 2007 - 8 answers

Never the twain shall meet

Where to meet a friend in Madrid? We need something very precise, since our cell phones will not be working! [more inside]
posted by ohio on Dec 23, 2007 - 7 answers

In search of cheap international flight departing within 48 hours.

I would like to depart on an international trip over the next 48 hours. I'll go anywhere as long as it is cheap. I depart from NYC. Any ideas on how to find cheap last minute tickets? I've already tried Kayak and Orbitz and I was unable to find anything. Thanks
posted by yoel88 on Dec 23, 2007 - 13 answers

Where To Take A Month Holiday For Two?

My girlfriend finishes school in July and starts work in September. We'd like to spend a month abroad during August. What are good locations where we can live comfortably and be able to have a lot of experiences - touristy and not? While we don't have a budget set yet, I'd think we'd be looking at between US$3000 and US$5000. [more inside]
posted by chriswarren on Dec 22, 2007 - 11 answers

We love Mom, but don't want her going with us on vacation.

How can we avoid hurting my Mom's feelings? Or should we take her with us? [more inside]
posted by capcuervo on Dec 21, 2007 - 54 answers

Travelogues tracing historic routes

What are some good modern travelogues where the author is retracing a historic route? Especially ones where the original traveler wrote an account that the author weaves into the narrative.
posted by rasputin400 on Dec 20, 2007 - 27 answers

How to avoid our cat taking an Incredible Journey?

We're heading home for Christmas. How do we make sure the 8 month old kitten we're taking with us doesn't freak out and disappear? [more inside]
posted by Happy Dave on Dec 20, 2007 - 13 answers

Travel suggestions for a couple of kooks, svp?

Two quirky gals, ten days in March, plenty of expiring FF miles but sadly just US $ to spend... where in the world should we go? [more inside]
posted by Scram on Dec 19, 2007 - 15 answers

Help me give a (restaurant?) gift to someone in Pietrasanta

Please help me be a gift-giving genius. I think I want to arrange a lovely but not-too-expensive lunch or dinner for my friend in Pietrasanta, Italy, where he is now living. I've never been there, know nothing about the town, and don't speak Italian. [more inside]
posted by amtho on Dec 18, 2007 - 3 answers

CreativeRouteFilter: Canada to Israel

Creative travellers: how can a guy get to Israel as cheaply and indirectly as possible? [more inside]
posted by Acari on Dec 18, 2007 - 12 answers

What would you do at the crossroads?

After 5 years of working in the US, I was laid off last week. My chances of being able to stay here are slim, and I'm rather upset at the thought of returning to the UK. If you were in my situation, and had a bit of savings, what would you do? [more inside]
posted by forallmankind on Dec 18, 2007 - 12 answers

Affordable accommodations in Vegas?

Can any of you recommend a cool, affordable hotel in Las Vegas? [more inside]
posted by chinese_fashion on Dec 17, 2007 - 28 answers

Maguro, frittatas and Oly-- Oh My!

Seattle recommendations, please? Sushi? Sunday breakfast / brunch? Dive bar? [more inside]
posted by dersins on Dec 17, 2007 - 18 answers

What will they do if I CAN'T turn on my laptop?

TSAfilter: will there be any problem getting a laptop without a battery through the carry-on checkpoint at my local (American) airport? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 17, 2007 - 26 answers

portable guitar with built-in amp/speaker?

Can you recommend a travel electric guitar with BUILT-IN AMP/SPEAKER? (more inside). [more inside]
posted by jak68 on Dec 16, 2007 - 16 answers

Delhi-gating Our Gift Budget

Broke-ass Americans taking a trip to India-- what to give as gifts to our hosts? (2007 update on someone else's AskMe question from 2005) [more inside]
posted by Rykey on Dec 16, 2007 - 8 answers

Brainy/cultural escapes in Utah?

In the spirit of DIY-holiday gifts, we're trying to put together a handmade travel/survival guide for the 4-month sabbatical our folks/in-laws will be spending in Orem, Utah from January through April of this coming year. [more inside]
posted by shelbaroo on Dec 15, 2007 - 5 answers

Cheap overnight parking in New York?

How can I find parking in New York from Tuesday to Friday next week? Ideally it would be on Upper West Side Manhattan and not very expensive, but I could park farther afield. [more inside]
posted by Dasein on Dec 15, 2007 - 15 answers

Romantic (small) Hotel or B&B in Seattle

Looking for a small hotel or bed and breakfast in Seattle (or close by, but not in the San Juan Islands), with water views that is romantic. Perhaps within a one hour or so drive of Seattle.
posted by america4 on Dec 13, 2007 - 5 answers

traveling with oxygen

I'm working to transfer a person on oxygen from San Diego to Oregon. It's a long trip and this person is mostly wheelchair bound. Overexertion causes breathlessness and anxiety. We are trying to effect this ourselves and the oxygen is proving the most problematic. At 12 liter flow, getting enough oxygen is a major technical issue if moving by vehicle. We're talking a 3 day trip with a stop halfway in Watsonville for a day. [more inside]
posted by D-ten on Dec 13, 2007 - 15 answers

ROAD TRIP!

I'm looking for things to see and do between Atlanta and Chicago, as well as a cool place to stay somewhere in between. [more inside]
posted by mike_bling on Dec 12, 2007 - 5 answers

Where to hold a small writer's retreat in the Southwest

I'm looking for an out-of-the-way place in the U.S. Southwest to hold a small writers' retreat. [more inside]
posted by vraxoin on Dec 12, 2007 - 8 answers

Going where the wind takes me.

I wish to travel the world, learning about renewable energy. Discuss. [more inside]
posted by laughinglikemad on Dec 11, 2007 - 13 answers

Rent-a-lackey?

New Zealand volunteering: I'm going to New Zealand, and I want to do some volunteering when I get there... any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by Helga-woo on Dec 10, 2007 - 5 answers

Christmas gift for traveler who loves the nitty gritty details of travel plans?

I need a good, creative Christmas gift idea for my dad. He's really into travel by air and rail--not the vehicles themselves so much, but their schedules, the logic behind putting a particular model on a particular flight, etc. [more inside]
posted by ocherdraco on Dec 10, 2007 - 21 answers

What is Comoros like?

What is there to see and do in Comoros? Has anyone been there? What is the social climate like? [more inside]
posted by Count Ziggurat on Dec 9, 2007 - 1 answer

First time to Europe

Going to Germany! [more inside]
posted by slowtree on Dec 8, 2007 - 2 answers

Biking through Europe -- money, food, and transportation?

I need advice on how to get food and money while traveling through Europe, and how to transport my bike. [more inside]
posted by fjardt on Dec 7, 2007 - 8 answers

Gimme an open road...

I want to plan a long road trip by myself. I'm not sure exactly where I want to go, but I do know that I want to take some pictures, and have an adventure. [more inside]
posted by pazazygeek on Dec 7, 2007 - 13 answers

Where to see neighborhood Christmas lights in Mobile, AL and metro Atlanta?

Where do we go to see neighborhood Christmas lights in Mobile, AL and metro Atlanta? [more inside]
posted by magnoliasouth on Dec 7, 2007 - 3 answers

I will NOT be parking it down by the river...

Office in a van...it's got to be possible without resorting to professional help. [more inside]
posted by mjklin on Dec 7, 2007 - 8 answers

surrealists in asia

Which European artists and writers visited Asia between 1900 and 1950? [more inside]
posted by arcadia on Dec 7, 2007 - 6 answers

New Years in Tokyo

One day layover in Tokyo, New Years Eve. Where to party? [more inside]
posted by afu on Dec 7, 2007 - 9 answers

December in Romania?

What should a couple of early-twenties, American girls do and see, if they were to find themselves in Romania somewhere around December 15 - 22? [more inside]
posted by cosmonaught on Dec 6, 2007 - 7 answers

Friend seeking to travel around Africa for a good cause

A friend of mine wants to travel around Africa on a mission to raise money for a good cause. She is 22 but is quite level-headed, fit and enthusiastic. Anyone have some suggestions for a good cause likely to be able to attract sponsorship?
posted by zaebiz on Dec 6, 2007 - 16 answers

My girlfriend and I (both college students) want to go on an extravagant vacation this January for $600 each. How should we do it?

My girlfriend and I (both college students) want to go on an extravagant vacation this January for $600 each. How should we do it? [more inside]
posted by peetle on Dec 4, 2007 - 30 answers

Road Trip to say Bye Bye to Michigan

Need help planning a 2-3 week road trip in spring for a new place to live. We're starting out in Michigan. 2 spots we know we want to hit are Colorado and Oregon (Portland area). [more inside]
posted by mrflibble on Dec 4, 2007 - 5 answers

What's shaking, American Midwest?

I have a semi-unexpected week's vacation starting next Saturday, and a yen to do some leisurely road-tripping. I have no shopping to do, no planned events to attend, no one I owe a visit, and in general nothing to recommend any city within 500-ish miles of Oklahoma City over any other. So... what events of unusual interest are happening December 8th - 15th in the Central U.S.? Santa Fe or St. Louis; Denver or Memphis; Kansas City or Austin or any other metropolis within a day's drive of Oklahoma - anything going down in your burg that week that would justify a visit?
posted by ormondsacker on Dec 1, 2007 - 10 answers

Advice for Studying Abroad in Germany

I have just been accepted into a study abroad program in Germany for next summer, and am very excited! But now I would like some advice. [more inside]
posted by internet!Hannah on Nov 30, 2007 - 20 answers

Coping/patience advice for someone going on a large synagogue tour to Israel.

Coping/patience advice for someone going on a large synagogue tour to Israel. [more inside]
posted by gillyflower on Nov 29, 2007 - 17 answers

BackpackingFilter: What items are must-takes for South East Asia (or generally)?

BackpackingFilter: What items are must-takes for South East Asia (or generally)? [more inside]
posted by UbuRoivas on Nov 28, 2007 - 40 answers

What to do in the Pacific Northwest next week?

What should I do in Seattle, Portland, and points between, during the first week of December? [more inside]
posted by vytae on Nov 28, 2007 - 18 answers

Travel ideas for East-Asia vacation?

I'm planning 3 weeks this summer to travel with some friends (just out of college) to East Asia. Ideally, we'd like to fly from NY to Hong Kong, Singapore, and Bangkok (in the cheapest possible order/arrangement). Any suggestions on attractions/lodgings/things-you-have-to-see at each destination (for the budget-conscious?) Spending approximately 4-5 days at each destination, hopefully spending a little time in the city and a little time exploring outside (i.e. I heard the beaches in Puket, near Bangkok, are very beautiful, so thats definitely planned).
posted by superwillis on Nov 28, 2007 - 9 answers

I'm trying to find the title of an old PC game

I want to say I played this game around age 12 or 13, so that would be right around 1990 or so. It was a computer game where you played a character in charge of a group of people who are sent back through time to prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy. [more inside]
posted by meggie78 on Nov 27, 2007 - 4 answers

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