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Honeymoon in Greece! First i'd like to make a shout-out  to these forums for making everything about trip planning so much easier.

I will start with a basic rundown of the flights, hotels, and activities we did, and then write up a whole blog for those who like reading.


NYC - IST-ATH on TK J class 57.k UA
ATH - ZTH Olympic airline
ZTH - ATH "  "  "
ATH - JTR A3 (cash)
ATH - BUD RyanAir $19pp (never again)!
BUD - LHR-JFK on BA F class 90k Avios (a miracle)

Hotels. (in order of our trip)
Athens, Sofitel Athens Airport, $325
Zakynthos, LesanteBlu, around $350pn
Athens, Athenian Callirhoe Hotel, DR
Athens, King George, 48k SPG for 3 nights
Santorini, Acroterra Rosa, about $500pn
Santorini, Santorini Kastelli Resort, DR
Budapest, BMW 545i  ;) $125

Nightlife 8) 8).
Private boat tour to Ship Wreck Beach, Hot Springs, UW Caves, Snorkeling, And Turtle Island (something like that)
small tour of Zakynthos city.
Changing of the guards (Parliament) .
Hotel Spa
Athens Botanical Park a.k.a. National Garden
Skydiving (read the TR to see if we survived)
Monastiraki Square
King George Hotel Bar (you can see the Acropolis from there)
Chabad Restaurant (eating is an activity for us)
Full day bike tour including, old city, Acropolis, Mount Lycabettus Viewing Area, pretty much the top priority's in Athens.
(First thing you do is rent a ATV for the FULL trip!)
Santorini Winery
Moni, Pyrgros
Akrotini Lighthouse kind of a hidden gem especially for sunset.
Thera Nightlife NM
Highest point on the island (insane views) castle ruins
Sunset in Oia go early if you want a good spot
Black beach, Red beach, White beach
Catamaran 6 hour boat tour including sunset, volcanic island with hot spring,
Jet Ski's.
Main priority GET FOOD! Carmel Étterem oh it was soooo good.
R' shaya kerestir to top it all off!

Im working on the full TR (with pics) stay tuned.

(please note this trip was in Aug 2017 was backing up my old pictures and decided to make a TR)
p.s. its my first real TR pls lmk if i missed anything.
ASK AWAY...!!!

January 04, 2019, 12:13:57 AM
Re: Honeymoon in Greece! So the 1st night sunset was really magical we ate dinner in the pool area watching the sun go down..

Friday...About 10 hours later at 5am we woke up to watch sunrise and shoot some drone footage (got some cool footage but i really didn't know how to shoot with these high end drone cam)
So are activity for Friday was the 6h private boat tour for 350 euro which you will see form the pics were absolutely amazing. We booked the private tour with “ZanteBlueshore”
(Highly recommend them we spoke to some other people that used other company's nothing was like what we did and much more expensive)
(Now as a heads up to anyone that is going to any kind of boat tour you need A TONNNN of sunscreen we were like burned toast!)
Alex was our driver we had an absolute awesome time, we started out early so we can get to the shipwreck beach before all the big tour boats come around and it gets very crowded it was a about an hour boat ride, We were there for about 30 min min it was pretty much empty when we got there and when we left we SAW ALL THE BIG BOATS arrive so perfect timing.

20170804_092243 by Juni cat, on Flickr

Shipwreck Beach by Juni cat, on Flickr

Shipwreck Beach by Juni cat, on Flickr

Shipwreck Beach by Juni cat, on Flickr

Shipwreck Beach by Juni cat, on Flickr

Shipwreck Beach by Juni cat, on Flickr

From there we went to the underwater caves which were beautiful you can literally count the sand on the ocean floor (and in some places its a couple 100 ft deep) it suppose to be the clearest water in Greece, From there we went to the coolest sulfur (might be hot springs) it's randomly in middle of the water it stinks like rotten eggs from like a mile away and there are like tiny white pieces that look like eggs to so i was a bit hesitant going in but Alex pulled me and it was well worth it.

Underwater Caves by Juni cat, on Flickr

Underwater Caves by Juni cat, on Flickr

Underwater Caves by Juni cat, on Flickr

Underwater Caves by Juni cat, on Flickr

Underwater Caves by Juni cat, on Flickr

20170804_104116 by Juni cat, on Flickr

20170804_104224 by Juni cat, on Flickr

20170804_104237 by Juni cat, on Flickr

Caves by Juni cat, on Flickr

20170804_105310 by Juni cat, on Flickr

20170804_105356 by Juni cat, on Flickr

Beautiful Shot from one of the caves by Juni cat, on Flickr

From there we went snorkeling, turtle watch, some private beaches, some more caves (i have a ton of pics that i took my GoPro but its too blurry to post!)

20170804_105624 by Juni cat, on Flickr

Private beach by Juni cat, on Flickr

20170804_111840 by Juni cat, on Flickr

20170804_113526 by Juni cat, on Flickr

20170804_113546 by Juni cat, on Flickr

20170804_124934 by Juni cat, on Flickr

What stands out? by Juni cat, on Flickr
What stands out from the pic?

6 exhausting hours we finally arrived back to the hotel, i had bought along everything for shabbat and so shabbat began.

LesnateBlu by Juni cat, on Flickr

January 06, 2019, 10:51:03 PM
Re: Honeymoon in Greece!
pictures are amazing
Nice segment - looks beautiful!
Really amazing , thanks, enjoyed the TR and the amazing pictures.
Thanks! I still have Athens, Santorini, and Budapest.

January 07, 2019, 12:46:19 PM
Re: Any Deals on fast car chargers, cables for a decent price?
I see this one which is 3.0 Qualcomm for $18 -15%.

 Looking for something like that, but not $18.
A solid fast charger.

A company like Anker,RavPower,Aukey, I-Orange, Tronsmart. Or any decent company that's know to work. (Even samsung.) ;)

January 09, 2019, 05:44:36 PM
Re: Miami Weekend Getaway with @Yehuda Graet TR, beautiful pics

I booked SRBH for my parents couple of weeks ago they absolutely love it,

I've been to Miami a couple of times Surfside/Bal are defiantly the way to go IMO.

January 16, 2019, 02:09:33 PM
Re: Cancun, Mexico Master Thread
I was wondering the same about my Marriott Platinum Elite, I have no idea till when I'll have it. Are your twins boys , girls or a boy and a girl? I have twin girls who are in college now :)
If im not going to have platinum would it b worth? I have twin girls!

January 16, 2019, 10:38:14 PM
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January 17, 2019, 12:17:59 PM
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Thanks for the idea. Anything more exotic/interesting?

January 18, 2019, 02:24:10 AM
Re: Selling on Amazon Master Thread
Then it is not worth it >:(
It was good while it lasted

January 24, 2019, 06:41:24 PM
Re: South Florida Master Thread
Wish there would be a separate thread for food in Miami, and then everything else. There almost 10000 posts now it'll be way to tedious to separate it now.
its all in the wiki thanks to @jj1000 and @Alexsei  for updating it!

January 30, 2019, 03:26:47 PM
Re: CapitalOne Spark Up To 200K Bonus Miles.
Ah a business card.
Ye the spark is a business card

January 30, 2019, 07:24:15 PM
Re: South Florida Master Thread
Be advised Bal Harbour beaches are closed until further notice for testing of water quality.
What happened?
Did they find too many snoods floating around?

February 04, 2019, 10:33:34 AM
Re: Is it safe flying with Turkish Air we had 2 screaming Jewish babies and they handled it alot better than other airlines.
February 07, 2019, 04:05:21 PM
Re: Desert Family Adventures, by PBaruch (January 2019)
Wow! Love the detailed TR definitely a dream vacation from me waiting for kids to get a bit older!
And stunning pictures!

February 08, 2019, 12:59:46 AM
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February 08, 2019, 10:51:28 AM
Re: Chase Ultimate Rewards Points
+1 Last time I did took 24+_ hours.
It took me 24h 2 weeks ago

February 15, 2019, 05:10:09 PM
Re: Chase Ultimate Rewards Points
I'm talking about transferring from different account owners.

"All 4 cards don’t need to be in one person’s name. 2 people from the same household can split up the requisite cards that make up the Quadfecta, as they can transfer the Ultimate Rewards points back and forth between themselves freely and they can add each other as authorized users on each other’s cards!"

February 19, 2019, 12:19:31 PM
Re: Cancun, Mexico Master Thread
Hope you have a great time, I might go in mid March but not solid plans yet.
Hope it works out for u, going for the 1st time with DW and 6m twins "THis should be fun"!!!

February 20, 2019, 05:53:40 PM
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February 27, 2019, 04:15:38 PM
Re: Selling on Amazon Master Thread Welcome to the club ;)

what i do with a boxes that are sold as is, ill wrap it it 1st with clear make a single box label and then warp it again and put on the pallet labels, this way i dont have to label each individual box and the costumer wont get a box with fba label on it.

Im not sure what u mean by   "how exactly do i prepare the shipping on Amazon" do you know how to create a shipment?

Yes you need to label every box although u can choose to skip it and amazon will charge X amount per box.

please elaborate a bit more and the other 2 questions and ill try to answer to them best of my ability

March 06, 2019, 11:37:51 AM
Re: Selling on Amazon Master Thread
lol thanks, basically i have 4 different "SKU(products)". all of them are boxes(=unite) that sell as is (aka a box of diapers)
1 - 80/box - that it's a pallet.
2 - 48/e, 3 - 12/e, 4, 24/e - that fill a second pallet.

now when i creat my shipment on Amazon to send it to fba, i did as a pallet, but its still showing me 165 labels, meaning that i will need to put on every single box.

the question is, can i create a "box"(pallet) that will have 80 unite of the same sku inside?
and a second "box"(pallet) that will have 3 different sku inside ?

or a pallet can't be called a "box" ?

*of course i will arrange and ship with mine carrier to them ..

so lets say u make 2 separate shipments (its the same if u make 1) the 1st (lets call it  FBA80) should go as 1 box so you sending in 80 unites of diapers and at the Box content information u will put in 80 unites in 1 box, now the same goes for (2nd pallet FBAmix) u put in 48 in 1 box 12 in 1 box etc...  u will end up with 4 box labels  and u can also choose "one sku per box"

March 06, 2019, 03:40:53 PM
Re: Selling on Amazon Master Thread
so if i understand correctly, for shipment 1 it will be 1 box of 80unite (but in reality its 1 pallet of 80 box).
it's not an issue with them? that it will not be a physical box ?
being that the actual box is going to the customer u don't want to put a box label on it this is the best way IMO and it saves u from having to label 80 boxes
I have been doing it ever since they implemented this stupid system never had any issues...

March 06, 2019, 03:50:31 PM
Re: Selling on Amazon Master Thread
and for the second shipment, i can't find 1 box that will fit 48 boxes inside etc ...
so if i put them all together, (meaning 3 rows from the bottom, separate with a carton, and then 2 rows for a second sku, and again a carton to separate) this will be fine ? and count as 3 boxes ?
Are these boxes sold as is? if yes then do as u said i do this with pallets of 10 15 diff skus any item that is going to the customer the same way im sending it in (meaning amazon wont repack it) it gets done this way i do separately wrap them and put the box label an the wrap.

March 06, 2019, 03:56:50 PM
Re: Selling on Amazon Master Thread

other question, how do i know if i need to add an asin on each box, or the original IBAN/EAN etc is fine ?

Easiest way to tell is if the FNsku matches the ASIN u can also choose to use the manufacturer bar code, now if when y try to replenish a item and there is a error u know they wont allow it

March 06, 2019, 04:33:15 PM
Re: Doona Car Seat $399 from BB&B AC
How much less?
I'm being pestered to buy it for good reason, but I want to feel like I didn't pay full lettuce...
i have twins its the best thing that was created for parents! ad its well worth its price tag... iirc i got them for $460ea and they gave me 2 doona bags (small and large) worth $55-$85 plus rain covers.

March 06, 2019, 05:53:48 PM
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That’s pathetic!
The question is , Are you makpid on Bais Yosef ?
y is pathetic?

March 06, 2019, 07:06:30 PM
Re: Private Shechita - what should I order?
Here is a wonderful Yid who cares about Halacha so much He will either go without meat or uses a private Shochet . So the obvious question is , tell us more ? What about Beis Yosef ? Melicha standards ? Bedikos ? Etc
But instead he goes off the rails and starts hiding behind Chabad !
Oh I am sorry , I mistakenly thought You were a God Fearing Yid who did his own research. Turns out it’s all about being very CHABAD. 
What a let down
Seriously, if u don't wanna be helpful keep ur ignorant comments to urself.

March 06, 2019, 07:40:50 PM
Re: Private Shechita - what should I order?
Nothing is already done. The cows are still walking on all 4. I can request it whichever way I want.
LOL they are sprinting hearing that they will be slaughtered by a Lubavitcher guy!

what i meant was that they are telling u all the cuts u can get from that part and u can choose whatever u want vs the 2nd quarter u can cut a few diff ways.

March 07, 2019, 11:04:28 AM
Re: Private Shechita - what should I order?
I dunno, based on being a fat cow myself, I'm pretty sure the running would cause the animal to become a טריפה.
Total likes 770!! i got that one

March 07, 2019, 02:18:13 PM
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I gotta say, I'm incredibly impressed of what was pulled off in this thread. When I saw the original post my first thought was that this is a massive waste of time, but I'm happy to be proven very wrong.

Major kudos to @chayal101 for taking the initiative, to @ruv and everyone else who helped bring this to fruition, and to the publications running it for free or at a discount. Well done, and may it bring good results.

March 07, 2019, 09:28:40 PM
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March 08, 2019, 11:54:48 AM
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I've tried all the "segulas" including eating watermelon, eating grapes, drinking a pool sized amount of water!, NOT drinking too much before, you name it I tried and it didn't work. I still got an epic migraine and shut down.
"Have you tried turning it off and on again" ?  ;D

 have you tried your local urgent care? they write prescriptions like we bang by Haman...

March 12, 2019, 11:50:03 AM
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March 12, 2019, 03:02:27 PM
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Mortgage application is erroring out, did you mistype a number in your SSN?
That's weird keep trying maybe in incognito mode, but keep trying.... 8) ;D

March 12, 2019, 04:04:06 PM
Re: Telegram Discussions
I know.
Little things like not losing years' of conversations when you get a new phone...
Some people wanna loose it  ;) :D ;D

March 19, 2019, 03:19:22 PM
Re: South Florida Master Thread
can anyone help me with some activities in miami, or maybe give me a link to a page on the thread bc I can mainly see details about food.
I would love to know a good company that I should use for the everglades, and can anyone help I want to go the bahames for a day or even 2 if possible.
thank you very much
main activity in Miami is food lol ;) ;)

March 28, 2019, 03:14:51 PM
Re: NYC Master Thread
Menu seems nice… Any recommendations?
Lamb bacon!

March 31, 2019, 06:16:55 PM
Re: This Board Is Now Restricted To Bronze Elite Members

At this point I'm thinking of removing the restriction and reminding people that this place is the wild west.
it felt good while it lasted ;D

April 05, 2019, 01:15:27 PM
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April 08, 2019, 03:55:24 PM
Re: Selling on Amazon Master Thread
I canceled them .. #newbie mistake (that ends up costing me $$$
we have all been there, just a FYI deleting to many shipments isn't good for u.

April 08, 2019, 04:13:37 PM
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United Kingdom Passenger Service Charge Departures (UB)

breakdown on ITA

April 10, 2019, 01:57:50 AM
Re: Stroller/Carriage Master Thread
Anywhere to get a Yo-yo for cheaper?

Also how would you rate a Doona vs YOyo stroller plus car seat?
Ali use to sell knock off's

doono is for up to a year and yoyo is for older  1-4 about

April 12, 2019, 12:51:23 AM
Re: Amazon
Has anyone else noticed recently that many items are showing 1-day shipping without a minimum purchase?
they added a few new fulfillment centers around NYC and NYS and all items that i received next day are from those FC

April 18, 2019, 11:07:52 AM
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April 22, 2019, 01:51:27 PM
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Anyone have more recent experience with this? Do you still have to call to get miles reinstate after cancellation?
I had to

April 22, 2019, 05:05:09 PM
Re: Manhattan Kosher Restaurants
The Top Restaurants close to Park Hyatt Are Mikes Bistro and UN Plaza Grill (though a bunch here dont like UN)

If you are willing to go downtown you have Reserve Cut which is highly rated and might be the best Kosher steakhouse in the city and the new Wall street grill which is still working out its kinks

For something a little more reasonable in price look into Le Marais which is a classic tourist steakhouse or Wolf and Lamb

I know @@yehuda would kill me if I didnt mention La Brochette in the latter group as well
I would throw in Noi Due Carne IMO its better than Mikes and Le Marais and cheaper ( closer than Reserve) and UN Plaza

April 30, 2019, 11:14:41 AM
Re: Manhattan Kosher Restaurants
He wasn't asking for the Top or highly rated restaurants.
Fuego is highly rated and i think @mochjas gave a good mix of whats available and nearby, its never going to be exactly alike. and if your looking for a burger joint i would recommend mocha burger(although im not the biggest fan)

April 30, 2019, 11:25:03 AM
Re: Manhattan Kosher Restaurants
The only reason I didnt throw it in is because I dont see it as a steakhouse and it seems he was looking for a steakhouse but it is a great option as well
they make one mean cowboy steak :P

April 30, 2019, 11:39:54 AM
Re: Manhattan Kosher Restaurants
All these options seem really great and I appreciate the responses. We are more flatbread , steak sandwich and fancy burger people than the big hunk of cow chevra.
Any place as well for artisan pizzas?
so try mocha and habaita is pretty decent for pizza.

April 30, 2019, 12:04:51 PM
Re: Expertflyer Premium
Smooth setup @godofchurning — thanks 👍🏼
+1  :D

May 01, 2019, 07:28:06 PM