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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6740 on: February 12, 2024, 10:50:02 PM »
Hi,

Looking for ideas. Want to go away for a long weekend in March, probably Thursday to Monday night. I don't want go anywhere too far, but prefer out of the country (from NY).
I prefer non beachy, more interesting type of places, culture etc.
I'm thinking Cartagena, maybe Iceland (I've been there but in the winter, and my husband hasn't), Scotland, Ireland
Prefer a place with Chabad for Shabbos.

Any thoughts?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6741 on: February 12, 2024, 10:50:47 PM »
Prague?

No direct flights from NYC. Makes it a pain for such a short trip.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6742 on: February 12, 2024, 11:14:38 PM »
Planning a 5 day trip in May to Latin america. Adventure wildlife beauty and diving are on the must list. Would prefer direct JetBlue flight and someplace that will give me bang for my buck. Points hotels not important. Kosher a bonus but not necessity. Where is my best choice?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6743 on: February 14, 2024, 03:37:40 PM »
Hi,

Looking for ideas. Want to go away for a long weekend in March, probably Thursday to Monday night. I don't want go anywhere too far, but prefer out of the country (from NY).
I prefer non beachy, more interesting type of places, culture etc.
I'm thinking Cartagena, maybe Iceland (I've been there but in the winter, and my husband hasn't), Scotland, Ireland
Prefer a place with Chabad for Shabbos.

Any thoughts?

Bump, any thoughts?
Having increased trouble once I actually search flights and attractions that are near Chabad

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6744 on: February 14, 2024, 03:44:36 PM »
Bump, any thoughts?
Having increased trouble once I actually search flights and attractions that are near Chabad
Which European cities have you done?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6745 on: February 14, 2024, 05:09:19 PM »
Haven't done Europe much at all (other than Croatia)
Did London on a layover once, and Iceland for a weekend.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6746 on: February 14, 2024, 05:11:36 PM »
Haven't done Europe much at all (other than Croatia)
Did London on a layover once, and Iceland for a weekend.
Venice? Prague? Paris? Rome? Vienna? Dublin? Lisbon? Madrid? Barcelona? Amsterdam? Zurich? Athens? Gibraltar?

So many great options...
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6747 on: February 14, 2024, 05:56:02 PM »
I havenít really considered Europe honestly. Will look into some of those options. Thanks!

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6748 on: February 15, 2024, 11:11:35 AM »
Planning a 5 day trip in May to Latin america. Adventure wildlife beauty and diving are on the must list. Would prefer direct JetBlue flight and someplace that will give me bang for my buck. Points hotels not important. Kosher a bonus but not necessity. Where is my best choice?

Guatemala.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6749 on: February 15, 2024, 11:52:30 AM »
Guatemala.
i indeed settled on guatemala though it looks like diving isnt something popular there?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6750 on: February 18, 2024, 04:38:10 PM »
Have a flight to Israel next week and ended up with a 14 hour layover in Vienna due to flight changes. Debating changing to a 5 hour or 13 hour layover in Paris instead. Are either Vienna or Paris worth stopping in for a day, which is better, and is 5 hours in Paris long enough to leave the airport for Shacharis and breakfast?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6751 on: February 18, 2024, 04:39:26 PM »
Have a flight to Israel next week and ended up with a 14 hour layover in Vienna due to flight changes. Debating changing to a 5 hour or 13 hour layover in Paris instead. Are either Vienna or Paris worth stopping in for a day, which is better, and is 5 hours in Paris long enough to leave the airport for Shacharis and breakfast?
Yes, both cities are worth a stop. Better is relative, read TRs. 5 hours is going to be tight.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6752 on: February 21, 2024, 11:54:40 PM »
looking to go on a honeymoon for a week in mid march out of usa, flying out of nyc
must be warm and safe
a little exotic would be nice to do some exploring but no guatemala or anything too crazy
at the same time nothing too classic (bahamas)
looking for some kosher food but don't need a bunch of options
was thinking a carribean island/hawaii type getaway but seems kosher food is tough
any suggestions? am i asking for too much? ;


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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6753 on: February 22, 2024, 10:06:58 PM »
Cancun (might be considered classic) specifically Banyan Tree
Costa Rica
Panama
Los Cabos

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6754 on: March 04, 2024, 05:43:07 PM »
Looking for a location >5 hour flight from newark/philly with a hotel room with a private plunge pool bookable with points (preferably hyatt but anything rlly)

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6755 on: March 04, 2024, 07:25:37 PM »
looking to go on a honeymoon for a week in mid march out of usa, flying out of nyc
must be warm and safe
a little exotic would be nice to do some exploring but no guatemala or anything too crazy
at the same time nothing too classic (bahamas)
looking for some kosher food but don't need a bunch of options
was thinking a carribean island/hawaii type getaway but seems kosher food is tough
any suggestions? am i asking for too much? ;
Costa Rica
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6756 on: March 06, 2024, 11:27:29 PM »
Costa Rica

There's kosher food there?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6757 on: March 07, 2024, 01:03:22 AM »
Is there Any European summer kosher hotels that offer kids programs?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6758 on: March 07, 2024, 02:06:43 AM »
Hi,

Looking for ideas. Want to go away for a long weekend in March, probably Thursday to Monday night. I don't want go anywhere too far, but prefer out of the country (from NY).
I prefer non beachy, more interesting type of places, culture etc.
I'm thinking Cartagena, maybe Iceland (I've been there but in the winter, and my husband hasn't), Scotland, Ireland
Prefer a place with Chabad for Shabbos.

Any thoughts?
Venice is ideal for a weekend. The main activity is walking around, so it's great to do it on shabbos.  Chabad has shabbos meals available.
Edinburgh, Scotland has a very nice 'mile' of quaint walking around that can easily be done on Shabbos. And other available things to do for the rest fo the time.  I'm pretty sure Chabad has Shabbos meals. But there's no restaurants. You may be able to buy takeout meals for non-Shabbos days.
Look to see which cities are known for enjoyable walking around. Look up Chabad.  If they have a website, see if they're set up for tourists.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6759 on: March 11, 2024, 03:32:39 PM »
looking for an idea for 5 weekdays after pesach from israel not a historical city like rome etc
rather a relaxing scenic idea, wheich will be next to a minyan
thanks!