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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #120 on: February 26, 2013, 11:35:20 AM »
Weather is nice, look in the CA coast, SFO, and LAX threads for ideas.

Even if you do that next time there are enough HI islands to keep you busy for quite some time.  And you may come back kicking yourself that you didn't do it earlier.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #121 on: February 27, 2013, 02:19:13 AM »
Weather is nice, look in the CA coast, SFO, and LAX threads for ideas.
Seems like the drive is a 1-2 day activity, and I'm not interested in being in LA or San Fran for more than a few hours.

Any beautiful parks in southern Florida that anyone can recommend?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #122 on: February 27, 2013, 08:32:01 AM »
There are many national parks in CA.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #125 on: February 27, 2013, 09:07:40 AM »

Ask/PM WhYME. I believe he has done many of them, and that drive...
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #126 on: February 27, 2013, 09:27:50 AM »
http://www.tripit.com/destinations/5-must-see-national-parks-in-california/
I've been reading about them on these types of sites, but it always helps to chat ppl who actually did them.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #127 on: February 27, 2013, 11:18:22 AM »
Sending a couple to Europe in the summer from Sunday to Thursday.
Looking for the best location in terms of kosher food, shuls, easy to get around etc.
Prefer somewhere that is at the most a day trip away from some nice mountains.


I was thinking Zurich or Vienna. Maybe Prague.
Any ideas?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #128 on: February 27, 2013, 11:48:34 AM »
Sending a couple to Europe in the summer from Sunday to Thursday.
Looking for the best location in terms of kosher food, shuls, easy to get around etc.
Prefer somewhere that is at the most a day trip away from some nice mountains.


I was thinking Zurich or Vienna. Maybe Prague.
Any ideas?

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I can only speak for Vienna, but I was a big fan. Good mix of culture, kosher food, and a shortish train ride to the Alps.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #129 on: February 27, 2013, 11:52:29 AM »
I can only speak for Vienna, but I was a big fan. Good mix of culture, kosher food, and a shortish train ride to the Alps.

How short?
Are there numerous kosher restaurants?

That would probably work out great since I believe there's a Hilton there I can burn some points at.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #130 on: February 27, 2013, 11:58:46 AM »
Paris.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #131 on: February 27, 2013, 12:06:09 PM »
Paris.

This trip is for a pretty frum Chassidish couple. Don't think the guy would enjoy Paris that much. Vienna seems a bit more the type. Even just in terms of being comfortable walking down the street. 
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #132 on: February 27, 2013, 12:21:55 PM »
This trip is for a pretty frum Chassidish couple. Don't think the guy would enjoy Paris that much. Vienna seems a bit more the type. Even just in terms of being comfortable walking down the street.

Just came back from my second trip to Vienna this December  . Stayed at the Hilton which is great location . Can take the CAT train and walk 200 meters to entrance.
 If you  have Hilton Gold status  the Lounge there is wonderful and breakfast snacks etc morning afternoon and night .

 Dont know what religious restrictions would be , but anything that you could enjoy being on the 11th floor with  beautiful views of the City is worth it if you can do .

   Take the hop off and hop on Bus for 2 day excursion till you get to know the City
including the   Palace outside the City . Kosher restaurants  I cant help but Vienna is a beautiful City, with no run down sections in ringstrasse .

Plus the PH is opening in 2013 in the center of town

I will be going back for third trip next Dec

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #133 on: February 27, 2013, 12:34:20 PM »
Just came back from my second trip to Vienna this December  . Stayed at the Hilton which is great location . Can take the CAT train and walk 200 meters to entrance.
 If you  have Hilton Gold status  the Lounge there is wonderful and breakfast snacks etc morning afternoon and night .

 Dont know what religious restrictions would be , but anything that you could enjoy being on the 11th floor with  beautiful views of the City is worth it if you can do .

   Take the hop off and hop on Bus for 2 day excursion till you get to know the City
including the   Palace outside the City . Kosher restaurants  I cant help but Vienna is a beautiful City, with no run down sections in ringstrasse .

Plus the PH is opening in 2013 in the center of town

I will be going back for third trip next Dec

Which Hilton did you stay at? Hilton Vienna Plaza? Or Hilton Vienna?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #134 on: February 27, 2013, 12:39:33 PM »
Which Hilton did you stay at? Hilton Vienna Plaza? Or Hilton Vienna?

 Hilton Vienna .   At the corner of the  Stadtpark  . Very convenient . Back side is near a bunch of stores markets etc .

 If you like walking its a great location. 10 -12 minutes to St Stephens Platz

Tram across the street . Park right in front. Stayed at IC last time @ other end of park. It was isolated . This was much livelier and CAT (City Airport Transfer)  direct from airport for 12 Euros with a short walk like I said .