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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #220 on: April 06, 2013, 11:26:19 PM »
So i'm thinking of going away somewhere in July or August leaving from TLV for around 5-6 days.  The only thing is I have absolutely no idea where to go..either Asia/South Pacific ie. pvg,hkg,sin,bkk....or Europe ie. cdg, lhr, ams,mad...(not much of a traveler).  If anyone can help me out plan a trip I would really appreciate it...hate being asked to be "spoon fed" but I dont really know much about destinations. (And please dont tell me to read every thread on every destination...I will read the appropriate ones when I get an itinerary  :P)

-Going with a 2 year old and a 4 month old...So that probably knocks out a few child unfriendly destinations.
-No into water sports
-Would like to travel in Biz where ever I go (unless biz is not so worth it from TLV to places in Europe/Asia?)
-Venice, Rome, Milan, and Florence is out.
-Would consider staying over Shabbos in a place.
-Nice weather of course


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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #221 on: April 07, 2013, 01:57:44 AM »
Hi maybe someone can help me. Looking to get away from NY with the wife for a warm sunny weekend somewhere. Leave Thursday return Monday night. I'd like a really nice hotel (SPG always preferred but not a must) and something close to a shul for shabbos. Don't need any major activities just sun, pool, beach etc. Last year we took the easy way out and stayed at the St. Regis Bal Harbor, I can always do a repeat but wouldn't mind a change. Ideas?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #222 on: April 07, 2013, 10:26:10 AM »
Hi maybe someone can help me. Looking to get away from NY with the wife for a warm sunny weekend somewhere. Leave Thursday return Monday night. I'd like a really nice hotel (SPG always preferred but not a must) and something close to a shul for shabbos. Don't need any major activities just sun, pool, beach etc. Last year we took the easy way out and stayed at the St. Regis Bal Harbor, I can always do a repeat but wouldn't mind a change. Ideas?

Park Hyatt Aviara?
Hyatt Key West?

Aruba?
Bahamas?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #223 on: April 11, 2013, 05:06:46 PM »
Park Hyatt Aviara?
Hyatt Key West?

Aruba?
Bahamas?

Thanks for the suggestions. Looks like we're gonna go the easy route again and do Florida for a weekend. Thinking about Turnberry Isle or the Acqualina. I've heard great things about the Acqualina (besides the prices which aren't that great!) but saw that it's a 5 minute walk from Sunny Isles Chabad which is a big plus on shabbos. I've been to Turnberry a few times and loved it, although never for shabbos. Does anyone know of a shul not too far of a walk? It seems from searching around that everything is at least 18-20 minutes away on foot, I was hoping for something closer.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #224 on: April 17, 2013, 08:49:53 AM »
www.wanderfly.com

Fun site that gives you new ideas of where to go and lots of information.

I think you have to sign in to use it.


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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #225 on: April 18, 2013, 03:05:16 PM »
I've been fantasizing about going here for a long time:


Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland


Anyone ever been there?

I've heard bad things about the antisemitism in Switzerland and that's been putting me off...
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #226 on: April 19, 2013, 03:54:55 PM »
I plan on doing YVR in the summer. JFK is my home airport. So not sure to do on the way back 37.5k BA or maybe 62.5k AA to LHR with SO in JFK, since I'm planning to go Europe in the winter. But its only worth it for new 77W and availability looks close to done right now.

I'm not booking yet, but the question is will 77W in F open later on OR maybe just book 55K in J OR just with BA instead.

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ETA: Just checked AA and it looks like AA is showing availability on their new 777-300 in F

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #228 on: April 20, 2013, 11:49:15 PM »
I'll IYH be in Paris in June.  I am looking for somewhere I can go from a Monday to Thursday. Preferably somewhere quiet/chilled and perhaps by the beach.

I was thinking of either Provence or perhaps Tuscany. Not sure which is easier to get to and find lodging.

Any tips or other ideas?
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trip ideas
« Reply #229 on: April 28, 2013, 01:48:53 PM »
going from nyc to lon for a week any recommendations on where to connect on the way for like 2 -3 days ?

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Re: trip ideas
« Reply #230 on: April 28, 2013, 02:16:26 PM »
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Re: trip ideas
« Reply #232 on: April 28, 2013, 05:42:42 PM »
So you have any interests? Where have you been already that you liked?
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Re: trip ideas
« Reply #233 on: April 29, 2013, 10:15:34 AM »
looking for somewhwere in the usa not in europe, have beeen to quite a few places in europe already now im looking to go in the usa, if no good ideas might do something as basic as niagra just wanna hear ideas of places that two days is enough for it.

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Re: trip ideas
« Reply #234 on: April 29, 2013, 10:19:25 AM »
Connect in Niagara on your way to London ???
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Re: trip ideas
« Reply #235 on: April 29, 2013, 10:29:18 AM »
might just do that if dont get anything better

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Re: trip ideas
« Reply #236 on: April 29, 2013, 01:42:10 PM »
Connect in Niagara on your way to London ???
London, Ontario?

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Re: trip ideas
« Reply #237 on: April 29, 2013, 08:48:18 PM »
looking for somewhwere in the usa not in europe, have beeen to quite a few places in europe already now im looking to go in the usa, if no good ideas might do something as basic as niagra just wanna hear ideas of places that two days is enough for it.

How about EWR-PHL-LHR on US Airways

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Re: trip ideas
« Reply #238 on: April 30, 2013, 09:52:14 AM »
How about EWR-PHL-LHR on US Airways
anything interesting in phl ?

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Re: trip ideas
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