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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 »

Author Topic: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report  (Read 76542 times)

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #260 on: October 29, 2015, 03:52:41 PM »
It's a good thing you did not try and use green stars before you earned them :p
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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #261 on: October 29, 2015, 03:56:31 PM »
lol, but great job @Yehuda for continuing this TR so long after the trip! May you will indeed finish it one day soon.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #262 on: October 29, 2015, 04:38:18 PM »
oh boy! what an unexpected treat! thanks!
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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #263 on: October 29, 2015, 04:40:08 PM »
oh boy! what an unexpected treat! thanks!
Unexpected indeed.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #264 on: October 29, 2015, 04:47:23 PM »
It's a good thing you did not try and use green stars before you earned them :p
Lol give me some time

lol, but great job @Yehuda for continuing this TR so long after the trip! May you will indeed finish it one day soon.
Thanks and Amen!

oh boy! what an unexpected treat! thanks!
Hehe, had some time today.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #265 on: October 29, 2015, 09:13:26 PM »
Beautiful! How do you remember such detail from, what, more than a year ago? I can barely remember last week.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #266 on: October 29, 2015, 09:22:21 PM »
Beautiful! How do you remember such detail from, what, more than a year ago? I can barely remember last week.
Probably took notes.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #267 on: October 29, 2015, 09:24:05 PM »
Probably took notes.
+1
Yep, although some days have much less than others.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #268 on: October 29, 2015, 10:16:03 PM »
Interesting that you chose Mt Rigi over Pilatus.

Nice recap though

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #269 on: October 30, 2015, 01:00:54 AM »
I still can't believe you refuse to invest $300 in a camera, but whatever.

Bummer on the weather, glad you enjoyed anyways
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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #270 on: October 30, 2015, 08:59:55 AM »
I still can't believe you refuse to invest $300 in a camera, but whatever.

Bummer on the weather, glad you enjoyed anyways
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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #271 on: October 30, 2015, 09:03:59 AM »
Give him a link to purchase with miles and he'll be in
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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #272 on: October 30, 2015, 09:16:22 AM »
Interesting that you chose Mt Rigi over Pilatus.

Nice recap though
Yeah, IINM Pilatus requires you to buy the Golden Ticket to go up (~$100) and Rigi could be ascended via the trains/cable cars that were included in my pass. Hence the decision.
Thanks

I still can't believe you refuse to invest $300 in a camera, but whatever.

Bummer on the weather, glad you enjoyed anyways
Didn't we discuss it's not a money thing? At this point, I'd rather have lower quality pictures than to schlep along another "thing" on a trip. I have a new phone now, curious to see how the pics come out after the next trip.
Yeah, with only 1 day scheduled for ZRH, we had to take whatever weather we got. Thanks

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #273 on: October 30, 2015, 09:37:52 AM »
Do you want my old camera (Nex 6)? I'll $e11 it to you for !@,### m!le$ (censored due to this being against forum rules :))

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #274 on: November 03, 2015, 12:53:27 AM »
Nice installment @yehuda. Thank you for sharing.
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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #275 on: November 03, 2015, 03:17:15 PM »
Nice installment @yehuda. Thank you for sharing.
Thanks :)

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #276 on: January 19, 2016, 11:29:26 PM »
@Yehuda, would you recommend the Sheraton Four Points Diagonal?
Looks like you paid 7,000SPG/night, but now the rate is down to 4,000SPG/night.
That could really help us out, as a family of 5, as we need two rooms.
Do you think we could fit three kids (18, 16, 13) into one of the rooms? I ask, because website suggests it's limited to 2person/room.
Any other suggestions welcome!
Thanks.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #277 on: January 19, 2016, 11:57:47 PM »
@Yehuda, would you recommend the Sheraton Four Points Diagonal?
Looks like you paid 7,000SPG/night, but now the rate is down to 4,000SPG/night.
That could really help us out, as a family of 5, as we need two rooms.
Do you think we could fit three kids (18, 16, 13) into one of the rooms? I ask, because website suggests it's limited to 2person/room.
Any other suggestions welcome!
Thanks.
We chose not to stay there, favoring a cheap Airbnb in Las Ramblas instead. For us it was more important to be centrally located. I think @Yehuda would agree in hindsight.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #278 on: January 20, 2016, 12:31:11 AM »

We chose not to stay there, favoring a cheap Airbnb in Las Ramblas instead. For us it was more important to be centrally located. I think @Yehuda would agree in hindsight.
Cool. I think we are heading toward the Airbnb option, too. Thanks.

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Re: @Yehuda's Israel/Eurotrip Honeymoon Trip Report
« Reply #279 on: January 20, 2016, 12:45:10 AM »
Cool. I think we are heading toward the Airbnb option, too. Thanks.
Sure, let me know if you if you want details on the place we stayed at.