Who has interesting ideas about how to live, travel, dress, and eat frugally during a recession? [more inside]
What are my options for using my US 3G iPhone in London for a week?
I am a US citizen considering staying longer than 90 days (the length of a Schengen tourist visa) in the Netherlands. What will the consequences be? [more inside]
Me and my friends would like to go somewhere warm this February. We don't care where, and we would be fine with booking at the last minute. How do we get a great deal? [more inside]
I'm planning to visit Sequoia National Park for a long romantic weekend with the girlfriend and was hoping someone here might be able to recommend a place or places to stay. Originally we wanted to stay at Wuksachi Sequoia Lodge but we couldn't get reservations for the particular weekend. A fireplace would be a big plus!
I graduated from university a few months ago, and have absolutely no idea what to do next. After reading about my past and current circumstances, could you swell folks offer me some suggestions? [more inside]
Staying in Rio de Janeiro for five days, starting this Saturday (Nov. 8). Forecast looks like a lot of rain and cloudy days. Looking for suggestions for activities not exposed to a downpour. [more inside]
What is the best way to book a cheap flight to Australia from Calgary? [more inside]
Should I take the train from Olympia to Wenatchee, WA? Am I going to get stuck running hours late on these particular routes, even travelling a relatively short distance?? [more inside]
Help me find the best pair of pants to fit my needs! [more inside]
I have a free ticket to anywhere in the 48 states (no Hawaii or Alaska) that I need to book in the next week. I am one person and expect to go for 5-7 days. Please help me decide where to go and what time of year to go there. (The ticket can be booked for any date within the next year.) [more inside]
My wife and I are looking at writing a US based (lower 48) travel guide and would like any tips possible regarding getting one published, and how to make it actually happen. [more inside]
My question dear MeFites is... do you have any advice for me to help make the transition from very hot to very cold temps. comfortably and cost-effectively? [more inside]
Traveling by train from Seattle to Vancouver, BC. [more inside]
Each year in the fall, my DH and I go to Ireland for his business meetings. These meetings last 3-4 days and then he takes 3 days of vacation and we go somewhere else in Europe. We have gone to Paris, the west coast of Ireland, Scotland and here is my question: When you have only 3 days, what would be the best plan of attack? [more inside]
Do consumer loyalty programs make sense or is it generally better to pick hotels and flights based on price and convenience? [more inside]
Traveling to NYC during Thanksgiving... [more inside]
Is there a service to which I can have my mail sent to, and then either forwarded to us overseas, or, scanned and emailed to us. [more inside]
Seoul Filter: Help me plan my weekend around Lotte World and Building 63 in Seoul. Hello, my girlfriend and I will be travelling to Seoul from our countryside campus (Soonchunghyang University). Since we’ve just finished our midterms, and since we are both new to Korea, we’ll be spending this, hopefully unraining, weekend in Seoul to explore a bit. [more inside]
Where are the cheapest places to live/travel in Latin America right now?
Need advice on somewhere to go on the Thanksgiving weekend in the greater New York area. [more inside]
I would like to buy an "around town" truck or SUV that can also occasionally tow a small travel trailer for camping. Is there an economically- and environmentally responsible vehicle that can do both? [more inside]
I want to get passes for my husband to go to Comic-Con next year for THIS year's Christmas. The pass price is very favorable right now ($75.00), and I can wait to get plane tickets if I need to, but I'm completely clueless about the hotel. [more inside]
So this turned in to a trip to L.A. instead, but the premise is the same: A friend and I are coming over on holiday for two weeks (from this Sunday the 26th until Thursday the 6th of November) to catch the festivities surrounding the election of Obama for president. [more inside]
I'm considering a December trip to Greece: probably Athens and Crete. Any tips on the off-season in particular? How many days to spend in each place? Any other places I should be looking at? [more inside]
What should a gaggle of people of varying ages do in Lake Tahoe this summer? [more inside]
What are your favorite smallish New Zealand towns? [more inside]
Need to find charter flights from Dallas to Las Vegas. [more inside]
I am in the middle of planning a trip to Belize for this February. From what I've read, the roads are bumpy, and you have to take little boats to the snorkeling spots. I get motion sick. Am I going to be miserable in Belize? [more inside]
i'm throwing together a trip to paris for the weekend to visit a friend. i live in garmisch, germany. should i fly or take an overnight train out of munich? and where should i stay in paris? i checked the hostels online but they seem to either be booked or badly located. i'm very interested in budget hotels, willing to pay up to 60 euros a night for 4 or so nights. any suggestions?
I got bumped from a US Air flight (involuntarily) after the gate agent made an error and let *all* the bump volunteers board. How can I get US Air to go above and beyond their default offer? [more inside]
I'm going to Europe in December/January. How do I make hostel reservations? I'll be traveling with one friend for about a week, and then by myself for another week and a half. My ideal hostel is warm, safe, and my stuff won't get stolen. We're not too afraid of roughing it, but we're going in the winter. So how (much) should we plan? [more inside]
We are planning our second trip to Disneyland Paris in a couple of weeks and are trying to figure out the best way to get between the airport (CDG) and Disneyland. [more inside]
I am packing my entire house and moving to the UK, and I'm hoping to bring my TV, stereo, and a few smaller appliances with me. Please help me figure out my US to UK transformer and voltage requirements! [more inside]
I am soon traveling for an job interview for the first time, and in general this is the first time i have traveled for "business", any tips? primarily looking for tips about traveling for an interview but if you have a good lesser known tip about interviews, let me have it. [more inside]
Safe Places to live/stay for the coming New World Order. [more inside]
Looking for suggestions to help keep all my travel materials organized while traveling so that I do, in fact, see/do/smell/hear all of the great things about a particular place. [more inside]
Advice on taking a permanent road trip. [more inside]
I'd like to drive from Texas to Tierra Del Fuego. How do I pull this off? [more inside]
Traveling to Singapore with lawfully prescribed prescription medication including antidepressant/antianxiety drugs (klonopin, wellbutrin, and paxil.) Is it sufficient to pack these in carry-on luggage in their original bottles? Is a doctor's letter necessary/recommended? (Nothing says overcautious like "mandatory death penalty.") Thanks.
Traveling from Norwalk CT to philly. How can I best avoid the NYC traffic? I just hate sitting there and jockeying for position. Any suggestions on alternate routes?
Where can I stay in Vegas next weekend whilst volunteering for Obama? [more inside]
I will be traveling to the US soon, and would like to be able to buy some stuff online and have it shipped to my hotel room. Do hotels allow this? [more inside]
Is there a simple way to find out where I can fly to (nonstop) from a given airport? If I don't care what airline, what day, what time, etc., -- just what airports connect with another without having to stop.
Unique sights in urban San Jose, Costa Rica [more inside]
This Wednesday, I will be flying into Dublin airport around 10am. I have a flight that leaves at 5pm. How best can I fill my time? [more inside]
What is there to do in Pforzheim, Germany? [more inside]
Potential six-hour downtime in San Jose, CA. Conditions apply... [more inside]
I´ll be doing some traveling soon, and since I´m in Australia, it seems expedient that I change my currency as soon as possible. What´s the best bet, Euros or USD? I´ll be leaving in about two months, and visting both Europe and the US.
Is it possible for me - as a Canadian - to obtain a work visa for a European country without returning home? [more inside]