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Advice on high end Tokyo hotel location

by alemon 3 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?

by gutreactions 2 years 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)

by sobbuh 3 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

by gudi 2 years 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

by DanaB 2 years 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

by ishturns50 2 years 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

by sleedy9 3 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 2 years 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...


by Rbrtsuar 2 years ago

Planning a trip to Sardinia for about nine days in the summer. Flying in from Rome. There is much I want to see, but I have only a week. Ideally, I would like to stay in the north, mid-east coas...

Northern Italy Itinerary

by lavendula 3 years ago

Planning a trip to Northern Italy for this May and could use guidance with my itinerary. We fly into Milan on a red-eye and then have 15 nights, with a late afternoon flight out of Milan on day 1...

Food tour in Paris? Is it worth it? Historical food tour?

by lynettemartyn 2 years ago

So I've been on an incredible food tour in Florence where we went to the Old Food Market as well as balsamic tasting, wine tasting, gelato tasting. It was incredible and I've been on an equally coo...

Advanced Macarons Class in Paris?

by AntsN 2 years ago

Hi all, I was wondering whether there was an advanced macarons class anyone on here would recommend? I self taught myself how to make macarons about a year ago and have made about 80 batches so far...

Kosher honeymoon

by hungryliz 2 years ago

Hello, My fiance and i are planning to go for our honeymoon for 10-14 days sometime end of June/beginning of July. Does anyone have any recommendations of where we can go, and eat comfortab...

What we ate and where in Sardegna

by Michaelspont 4 years ago

By (popular?) demand -- and despite finding this new format rather crazymaking, a "trip report" from days in Sardegna with my spouse: In a way, you’d almost have to be crazy to go to Sardegna fo...


by Mfreeley 2 years ago

We are cruising to Aruba in March and have two days there. Does anyone have recent recommendations for a special dinner and great lunch? I’m looking for awesome food!

Side Trip From Paris

by enofile 2 years ago

My wife and I have gone back and forth, trying to decide on where to go for four nights in between Christmas and New Years. We went to Marseille a few years ago, had a wonderful meal at AM, but it...

Hotel Avila La Fonda | Avila Beach (SLOCo)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

In June I had an overnight at the Hotel Avila La Fonda. I booked a same-day stay via https://www.hoteltonight.com/ for $150 for a "Great Room" with a full kitchen and whirlpool spa discounted from ...

All Inclusives with Best Food?

by concordcourtney 2 years ago

We are looking at traveling to the Dominican Republic for the first time this spring and want to stay on the Caribbean side. Any opinions on all-inclusive resorts in that area with good food, espec...

Best arro for AirBnb with family

by doublesuited77 2 years ago

Greeting everyone and thanks for all you great post about paris restaurants. Will be spending a week in Paris this fall around the US thanksgiving with my wife and 9 year old daughter. We will ...

Help plan a tour to Rome

by Wiari 2 years ago

My wife and I are planning a trip to Rome for our 10th anniversary next year. We are looking to go in the Spring (April - May), and stay 5-6 nights. We have never traveled international, so this wi...