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Still in progress... 3.5 weeks done, 2.5 to go!

As per a great suggestion from Joe, here are the links to each city's TR:
Israel: Part 1
Israel: Part 2 (very short)
Israel: Part 3 - Eilat
Israel: Part 4 - Ein Gedi/Dead Sea
Madrid
(Pics from Israel and Madrid)
Barcelona
Seville
Gibraltar
Rome
Florence
Pisa
Venice
Switzerland

Trip planning thread: http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=37776.0
There you can find all the info about how I booked what. May take some searching in there.
« Last edited by @Yehuda on October 29, 2015, 05:06:09 PM »

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #140 on: August 10, 2014, 03:18:45 AM »
We are waiting for the upcoming reports!

Eagerly... Indeed!
To the nOObs out there, feel free to PM with q's. #AlwaysTakesTheHighRoad #LovesHashTags

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #141 on: August 10, 2014, 03:20:15 AM »


Ha, not a week later! Thanks for the feedback guys.

It's already more than a week

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #142 on: August 10, 2014, 06:10:38 AM »
@yehuda Where did you daven in Rome and in Amsterdam?
Rome at the Great Synagogue when I could.
Amsterdam at the Chabad Yeshiva which was right near the hotel. I can try to get the address later.


Yeah, sorry guys. I've fallen behind :(

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #143 on: August 18, 2014, 04:15:57 PM »
i cant book my spain trip until you post the finale at Gibraltar...

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #144 on: August 18, 2014, 04:17:46 PM »
i cant book my spain trip until you post the finale at Gibraltar...
That's sweet. TR's are harder to get to than I imagined. I can briefly tell you that Friday afternoon to Motzai Shabbos was not enough time to go up the Rock and do a dolphin tour. So in terms of planning how much time to spend there, give yourself some more time.

I started this TR, but there is more to write. Hopefully soon.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #145 on: August 22, 2014, 04:01:30 PM »
@yehuda I don't know how you did a 6 week trip going from country to country, I just did a 10 day trip and I was exhausted at the end...
I could only imagine how exhausting the Spain part of your trip was....

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #146 on: August 24, 2014, 01:11:05 AM »
@yehuda I don't know how you did a 6 week trip going from country to country, I just did a 10 day trip and I was exhausted at the end...
I could only imagine how exhausting the Spain part of your trip was....
Ha, yeah that was like 6 flights and a 2 long car rides in 1 week. But we just called it early every night (and sometimes slept in a bit) but didn't get too exhausted till the last few days of the trip.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #147 on: August 24, 2014, 04:22:24 AM »
Wanna plan a Spain trip for the upcoming winter, we are waiting for the gib and the rest spain report ;D






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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #148 on: August 24, 2014, 08:51:15 AM »
Wanna plan a Spain trip for the upcoming winter, we are waiting for the gib and the rest spain report ;D
Yeah, I'm sorry about that. I started on GIB then actually started being productive with my studying, so I stopped the TR, then we went to DEN and I wanted to get those TRs done as it's clearly better when everything is fresh in your mind. Then I got home to a flooded apt, so yeah I'm behind with this. lol

I'll just tell you, you want more than just a Friday afternoon and Shabbos there (we left Motzai Shab) and be prepared for crazy driving once you cross the border. Really cool how many Jews there are there, and they walk around with yarmulkahs on.

Sunday morning we flew out of Spain, so GIB was really the last part of our Spain trip, so you have most of the info already there. Hopefully will get to GIB once things settle down.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #149 on: August 24, 2014, 04:09:37 PM »
i hope you at least day tripped to tangiers

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #150 on: August 24, 2014, 11:19:26 PM »
i hope you at least day tripped to tangiers
Nope. Didn't even notice that idea in the GIB thread. Either way, we had about 5 non-Shabbos hours there. Was a mistake, but nu, not everything was going to work out perfectly.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #151 on: September 02, 2014, 06:31:23 PM »


@yehuda I dont think you can write in your signature
'TR in progress from our 6.5 week Honeymoon through Europe'

maybe try 'half a trip report of my honeymoon trip/euro trip', or you can continue your trip report ;)

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #152 on: September 02, 2014, 06:33:38 PM »
Oy :-(

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #153 on: September 10, 2014, 01:40:01 PM »
how much time would you say is enough in Seville ? or the highlights. i want to drive to GIB on Friday so if i wake up early friday morning how or what can i see if i i leave at around 1 or 2 pm.
thanks

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #154 on: September 10, 2014, 01:44:43 PM »
how much time would you say is enough in Seville ? or the highlights. i want to drive to GIB on Friday so if i wake up early friday morning how or what can i see if i i leave at around 1 or 2 pm.
thanks
I hope you have Sun in GIB because Shabbos alone is not enough.
From what I researched, the Alcazar is the only main attraction and if you start in the morning, you'll be done by 1. You may also want to see the river (walkable from the Alcazar) and/or go on a boat, but I don't think it's a more special boat ride than on any other river. Seeing the river was nice, but not a must. Walking the streets was great - we though Seville was one of the cutest town/streets area on our trip.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #155 on: September 10, 2014, 01:56:47 PM »
I'm looking into booking the hotel now in GIB. doesnt look like there are any that use points. so the Elliott has a 3 night special where you get the 3rd night free on the weekends. so Sunday night is free. so planning on spending Sunday in GIB and maybe go to Tangiers. still trying to figure out Shabbos in GIB , Food, shul , hotel , electric doors , etc..

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #156 on: September 10, 2014, 05:17:50 PM »
@Yehuda Wow what a trip. The whole thing looks so exciting. I wish I was able to pull off a honeymoon like this. I took a month long roadtrip across the US which was nice but I was naive then and used Priceline for hotels instead of points. I kind of wish I planned it out in detail like you did with Israel and Europe.
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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #157 on: September 10, 2014, 05:50:24 PM »
@Yehuda Wow what a trip. The whole thing looks so exciting. I wish I was able to pull off a honeymoon like this. I took a month long roadtrip across the US which was nice but I was naive then and used Priceline for hotels instead of points. I kind of wish I planned it out in detail like you did with Israel and Europe.
2nd honeymoon?

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #158 on: September 10, 2014, 06:30:19 PM »
@Yehuda Wow what a trip. The whole thing looks so exciting. I wish I was able to pull off a honeymoon like this. I took a month long roadtrip across the US which was nice but I was naive then and used Priceline for hotels instead of points. I kind of wish I planned it out in detail like you did with Israel and Europe.
It works just as well for anniversaries or vacations.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #159 on: September 10, 2014, 06:47:08 PM »
2nd honeymoon?

I wish but I don't think I'll ever be able to take off that much time again. Hopefully I can pull a 10 day trip one of these days.
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