Hotels & Vacations

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Ideas for food-related 3 month sabbatical

by Belkisw 2 days ago

After seven long years in my current job, my employer is giving me a 3-month paid sabbatical that I plan to take next year. I am someone who loves to cook but has never tried to work in a restauran...

Private Bedroom w/ Private Full Bath Near Bethel | AirBnB - Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

If you're looking for a well-equipped kitchen with a fully stocked kitchen to stay, this would be the place. I was here for a week during the Carr Fire in August 2018. Given that I had some mis...

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Culinary Adventures in Great Britain

by kittyfood 8 months ago

My husband and I are considering a trip to Great Britain in 2020. We are looking for suggestions for food or drink-related adventures -- for example, artesanal cheesemakers, bakers, producers of re...

Casa Benavides B&B in Taos, New Mexico

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

For my overnight in Taos, I booked the Azteca room in the main building of Casa Benavides. Located in the heart of the historic district, it was an easy walk to see the sights, and within sniffing ...

A week in Sicily in April 2020

by karma2u 3 months ago

I'm planning a week in Sicily in April 2020 and the most recent thread I've seen is from 2015 so I'm looking for some more recent advice on food and lodging. We are flying into and out of Catania. ...

Il Centro in Priocca opens Hotel

by henjef85 6 months ago

For those who have enjoyed dining at Il Centro in Priocca (one of our favorite places in the Langhe), but have been put off by the drive at night to Priocca, well, there is good news. Tomorrow, Oc...

Food, restaurants, local cuisine in Namur (Belgium)/Ardennes (France)?

by watermap 11 months ago

Group of cousins/partners renting a house in Province de Namur (Belgium) July 2019. Requesting locals/travelers' favorites/recommendations for restaurants, food, local cuisine, wineries, breweri...

Last minute (securable within 2 weeks) reservations for non-sushi/ramen/tonkatsu restaurants in Tokyo

by ulurujamman 1 year ago

Hi guys, Going to be in Tokyo for a few more weeks and I feel like I've been overfocusing on certain genres of restaurant. I'd like to check out some more good places before I leave, but I'm not...

Getting La Scala tickets before online sale?

by Docmarcia 1 year 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...


by rachel24 1 year 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 year 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

by Losmith 2 years 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

by OElder 1 year 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?

by smiles33 3 years 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 1 year 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?

by gutreactions 1 year 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...

by gutreactions 1 year 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...

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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 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

by jessnutella 1 year 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...