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Hotels & Vacations

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Amsterdam

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by rachel24 10 days ago

My husband and I are going to Amsterdam in July. We are looking for a few recommendations for dinner and more casual ones for lunch. Thanks!

Travels with The Green Book

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . As times changed, so did 'The Green Book.' For sale by subscription and at Esso gas stations, in its heyday it sold two million copies a year. But in the 1948 edition, Victor Green wrote: '...

Paging Allende: Alta Badia in Winter

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by Losmith 1 year ago

Hi Allende! I've enjoyed your reports on destinations throughout Italy for years now and have found the reports on San Cassiano and Alta Badia especially helpful. My husband and I stayed in San C...

Gingerbread House Display @ Grove Park

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by OElder 3 months ago

Going to Asheville NC for Gingerbread House Display@ Grove Park. I've read lots of bad reviews of Grove Park but they are over 2 years old...nothing recent. Thinking of staying at Grove Park (yes...

First-time Italy trip with tweens: Tuscany or Umbria?

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by smiles33 1 year ago

I am just at the beginning of my research and wanted to ask for advice re: which region of Italy to target for our first trip next year. My kids will be 9 and 12 by the time we do this trip (Sept. ...

Lucy's AirBnB Guesthouse in NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

After happy hour at Kachka https://www.chowhound.com/post/kachka-happy-hour-buckman-se-portland-1076575 , we headed back to our vacation rental to pick up our bags and pack out our food purchases. ...

Old Lyme Inn, CT: Any experiences to share?

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by gutreactions 5 months ago

We've been sitting on a gift certificate to Old Lyme Inn in Old Lyme, CT. We are planning to stay over and take in some local delights, dining and jazz this fall. Have any chowhounds been there? Ho...

DogHouse Hotel & Brewery opens in Columbus, Ohio...

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by gutreactions 6 months ago

It's being labeled as the world's first brewery/hotel with beer in every room, even in the shower. It has opened in Columbus, Ohio at the site of Scottish brewer Brew Dog. Rushing to book a room? W...

Getting La Scala tickets before online sale?

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by Docmarcia 7 months ago

We’re going to Milan in June 2019 specifically to see Verdi on June 18. Tickets go on sale online in April later than they go on sale in Milan. I want to be sure to get good seats. Is there an agen...

Big Sur & Central Coast Hwy 1 Closures [and Updates]

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Due to the damage to Pfeiffer Bridge and landslides in recent storms, Highway 1 is expected to remain closed at Big Sur and further south for at least six months (and likely longer). This artic...

Hakone food recommendations

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by jessnutella 8 months ago

Hi, I did a search on must eats in Hakone only to find an unanswered post. Does anyone have recommendations? Does anyone know how long to roughly spend at Hakone Yumoto station trying the sn...

Advice on high end Tokyo hotel location

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by alemon 2 years ago

Hi All, I've been researching an upcoming trip to Japan extensively on this site and I am very thankful for all of the great information. I'll be visiting tokyo with my wife end of april and pl...

What's going on in the Catskills 'Borscht Belt' these days?

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by gutreactions 8 months ago

I know things have changed dramatically over the years in the Sullivan County/Monticello area, once known as the Jewish Borscht Belt, home to countless hotels and resorts. Now I hear the old Kutshe...

Baekyangsa Temple, Korea (Temple Food, Jeong Kwan)

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by sobbuh 2 years ago

"A top 10 vegetarian/vegan food destination worldwide?" We were fortunate enough to be able to make a trip to the Chunjinam Hermitage and Baekyangsa Temple, where the much-touted chef/nun Jeong ...

Where to stay in Provence

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by gudi 9 months ago

We are planning to spend several days in Provence -- what would make to best base from which to drive around and see the area: Avignon, Arles or Nimes? We would like to visit these cities as well...

Beijing Alone for 3 days

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by DanaB 1 year ago

Aloha all! I will be traveling in China with my brother, sister -in-law (she is Chinese), and niece and nephew in September. Due to our different departure points, I will have a full day at the b...

Breakfast in Bed

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by ishturns50 9 months ago

SO - I am turning 50 this December and it is my plan to see the Rockettes Christmas Spectacular in NYC. I would be happy to hear any tips on how to make the most out of that experience, but the oth...

Tokyo Concierge Restaurant Booking

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by sleedy9 2 years ago

Hey all, I'm planning a trip to Tokyo in the fall and I've noticed a few places people recommended The Royal Park Shiodome as a hotel with good location and concierge services for the price. ...

Hacienda de Campos vacation rental | Old Las Palmas - Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

Last month I joined some friends for dinner that we cooked at their vacation rental, Hacienda de Campos, in the Old Las Palmas neighborhood. The kitchen and dining areas had a few quirks that might...