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Feb 28, 18, 12:33 pm
Replies: 215
Views: 46,139
Posted By amyers

I avoid BA as much as possible. As you say, it...

I avoid BA as much as possible. As you say, it makes no sense. Might as well pay for the ticket. I've been flying Iberia out of ORD to MAD. Works well for me.
Feb 28, 18, 10:11 am
Replies: 215
Views: 46,139
Posted By amyers

Yes, it really wasting my time. I mean, I will...

Yes, it really wasting my time. I mean, I will avoid BA as much as possible because that's a rip off of in itself. I've flown through MAD to get to FCO. I don' mind that. But, it's hard planning...
Feb 28, 18, 9:55 am
Replies: 215
Views: 46,139
Posted By amyers

Saver price misleading

Looking for Biz class from LIT to DUB while avoid BA. Found some that routes me through ORD on AA, then through MAD on IB. No big deal. But, the only Biz class is from LIT-ORD, and hour and half...
Forum: Asia
Jun 1, 17, 8:59 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,352
Posted By amyers

Stayed at the Ascott in Makati for 4 weeks. It's...

Stayed at the Ascott in Makati for 4 weeks. It's ideal, well it was for me. It sits on top large mall. You take 2 elevators down, one to the front desk then one to the ground floor. About 30...
Forum: Asia
May 19, 17, 8:01 am
Replies: 25
Views: 5,011
Posted By amyers

I've spent some time in Manila, unfortunately I...

I've spent some time in Manila, unfortunately I did not have the chance to visit the other islands. If you go to Manila, as many have said, some sites to see is Corregidor, US Cemetery and...
Forum: Italy
May 16, 17, 8:00 am
Replies: 158
Views: 24,394
Posted By amyers

Not sure if this is a 'tourist trap' type place,...

Not sure if this is a 'tourist trap' type place, but I didn't care because I enjoyed the food. There's a place called Mimi e' Coco near Piazza Navona. The carbonara is excellent.
Forum: Italy
May 15, 17, 8:39 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,294
Posted By amyers

Smile I don't think anyone ever knows a second language...

I don't think anyone ever knows a second language 100%. I've been speaking English for 52 years and I still can't understand those Cajuns!!
Forum: Italy
May 10, 17, 10:25 am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,372
Posted By amyers

Got back from Italy a month ago. Brought back 6...

Got back from Italy a month ago. Brought back 6 bottles bought at a local restaurant in Orvieto. Five euro each and good wine.

Anwway, I put each bottle in a dirty sock and packed in in the...
Forum: Italy
May 9, 17, 10:35 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,294
Posted By amyers

Yes, I speak Spanish well enough conversationally...

Yes, I speak Spanish well enough conversationally but by no means fluent. I've picked up a lot of Italian as well, but not to where I'm at in Spanish.

There is a Biology teacher at my son's high...
Forum: Italy
May 8, 17, 8:25 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,294
Posted By amyers

My company has several people who work in the...

My company has several people who work in the Philippines. They work 6 weeks then come back to the US for 2 then go back. The Philippines have a 30 day visa. After 30 days you have to renew it. ...
Forum: Italy
May 8, 17, 8:19 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,294
Posted By amyers

What I thought I would do, since this is for just...

What I thought I would do, since this is for just one year, is keep everything in the US. What I mean by that is keep my US bank account (pay everything online like I do now), keep my health...
Forum: Italy
May 8, 17, 8:15 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,294
Posted By amyers

Exactly. We found out when we were walking...

Exactly. We found out when we were walking around that the center of the town is very busy with tourist, etc. But the more you walked towards the end of town, it became very quiet. We could even...
Forum: Italy
May 5, 17, 8:11 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,294
Posted By amyers

Good insight Perche. When we were in...

Good insight Perche.

When we were in Orvieto, we met a couple from Seattle with another person from DC. They all three moved there. Apparently, there's about 30 or US citizens living in that...
Forum: Italy
May 4, 17, 8:58 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By amyers

Walking around wasn't too bad. Was able to get...

Walking around wasn't too bad. Was able to get my bearings after I understood the roads. Problem is that I wasn't used to the narrow streets and not being able to see over the buildings. Like a...
May 3, 17, 8:48 am
Replies: 918
Views: 9,539
Posted By amyers

Admirals Club at DFW....SAD..... Had a 5...

Admirals Club at DFW....SAD.....

Had a 5 hour layover coming in from LHR. Just wanted to take a nap. There were only 4 chairs where anyone could get any rest (chairs with leg rest), and they...
Forum: Italy
May 3, 17, 8:29 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,294
Posted By amyers

Thanks for the tips, everyone. Looks like we are...

Thanks for the tips, everyone. Looks like we are going to plan this out over the next year or so.
Forum: Italy
May 2, 17, 8:29 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,294
Posted By amyers

Moving to Italy

My wife and I are seriously thinking about moving to Italy, but for only 1 year. However, we have NO clue on how to do this.

Any recommendations on websites that will help us out with finding an...
Forum: Italy
May 2, 17, 8:26 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By amyers

Got back from Rome. I should have rented a...

Got back from Rome. I should have rented a scooter for the fun of it. It did really look too intimidating. :)

My only problem would be that I would not know where to go, that is, I would get...
Forum: Italy
Apr 21, 17, 9:54 am
Replies: 292
Views: 52,257
Posted By amyers

Just got back from our trip 2 weeks ago. Where...

Just got back from our trip 2 weeks ago. Where are you staying in Rome? We took the Leonardo Express direct to Termini, about 40 minutes and 14 Euro per ticket. It's quick and easy. We stayed at...
Forum: Italy
Apr 13, 17, 1:53 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,905
Posted By amyers

Just got back from Rome this week. We used...

Just got back from Rome this week.

We used Walks of Italy for our tour at the Vatican and I must say it was FANTASTIC. Our guide explained things to us that we would have never even have known.
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Apr 3, 17, 7:46 am
Replies: 623
Views: 165,053
Posted By amyers

Getting into MAD from FCO in T4 at 10:20am and...

Getting into MAD from FCO in T4 at 10:20am and next flight leaves for ORD from T4S at 11:35am. Any issues connecting? Seems a little short on time.
Mar 30, 17, 8:26 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By amyers

Thanks. We land from the US on April 5th at...

Thanks. We land from the US on April 5th at 7:30am at T4S I think and depart at 3:55pm from T4. The poster above said no metro until April 18th? So do we have to take a taxi or bus?
Mar 28, 17, 9:30 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By amyers

8 hour layover in MAD

I will have an 8 hour layover in MAD. Flight arrives at 7:30am and leaves at 3:55pm for Rome.

I'm thinking about leaving the airport and going into Madrid for a few hours.

Any suggestions on...
Forum: Italy
Mar 13, 17, 1:42 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,905
Posted By amyers

We are using Walks of Italy only because a friend...

We are using Walks of Italy only because a friend recommended it. It's called the Pristine Sistine. We are taking that on 4/8, a Saturday morning.
Forum: Italy
Mar 3, 17, 8:03 am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,372
Posted By amyers

Thanks all. We will also be going to Orvieto for...

Thanks all. We will also be going to Orvieto for a day trip. Any good recommendations on where to purchase great local wines there?
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