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Forum: Europe
May 22, 07, 5:17 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,462
Posted By SFFlyman

The OP asked about limo service, which would not...

The OP asked about limo service, which would not be a "budget" form of transportation.
Forum: Europe
May 22, 07, 10:01 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,462
Posted By SFFlyman

Have you checked with your hotel? Many hotels...

Have you checked with your hotel? Many hotels will arrange the transportation for you. When I was in PRG in November, the hotel had a car and driver waiting for me. The best part is that he gave...
Forum: San Francisco
May 16, 07, 6:53 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,025
Posted By SFFlyman

You will not be disappointed in either place. I...

You will not be disappointed in either place. I would give a slight edge to Danko. There is another restaurant, Myth, which I have been to twice and liked the experiences there more than either...
Forum: Europe
May 15, 07, 10:23 am
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By SFFlyman

I can recommend Das Tyrol hotel. I stayed there...

I can recommend Das Tyrol hotel. I stayed there in November. It is in a great location near everything in the center of Vienna and is quite reasonable. The rooms are a little small, but very...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 3, 07, 2:49 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By SFFlyman

You can do that through oag.com. You have a free...

You can do that through oag.com. You have a free trial period, but thereafter it is for a fee.
Forum: Europe
May 1, 07, 3:48 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,896
Posted By SFFlyman

If you are interested in flying to Prague from...

If you are interested in flying to Prague from Budapest, you might try Smartwings.com. They are a discount carrier that flies between those 2 cities. In November, I went to both cities, and I would...
Mar 30, 07, 3:34 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By SFFlyman

Thank you, but I know about RSVP. Their cruise...

Thank you, but I know about RSVP. Their cruise is either waitlisted or limited availability in the cabin class we want. I am looking for feedback from anyone who has actually experienced Aquafest...
Mar 30, 07, 10:22 am
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By SFFlyman

Anyone experience Aquafest cruise?

A friend and I are contemplating the Aquafest cruise to Alaska in September. The website says that it is not exclusively gay, but has gay-related events on board. Does anyone have any experience...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 30, 07, 10:13 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,172
Posted By SFFlyman

US Bank offers what they call a foreign currency...

US Bank offers what they call a foreign currency account. If you have a checking account at their bank and one in the EU, you can simply email or call them to transfer funds between the accounts at...
Forum: San Francisco
Mar 29, 07, 12:17 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By SFFlyman

Vietnamese

Without a doubt, my new favorite Vietnamese restaurant is Bong Su at 3rd & Folsom. It is a bit pricey, but the food, service, and atmosphere, imho, are far superior to the Slanted Door. You will...
Forum: Europe
Mar 26, 07, 2:18 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,112
Posted By SFFlyman

I stayed at the Victoria in November and was very...

I stayed at the Victoria in November and was very pleased with the room and the staff. It was very convenient to the subway (3 blocks), and a tram stops in front. Every room has a view of the river...
Forum: San Francisco
Mar 23, 07, 1:12 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,050
Posted By SFFlyman

I live in Glen Park. There is a new pizzeria...

I live in Glen Park. There is a new pizzeria called Gialina, on Diamond at Kern. I ate there recently and thought it was very good for a Neopolitan style pizza. There is another restaurant,...
Forum: San Francisco
Mar 22, 07, 3:02 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,613
Posted By SFFlyman

For a location, I believe Union Square offers the...

For a location, I believe Union Square offers the best location for ease of mobility without a car. From there public transportation will connect you to almost anywhere in SF or the bay area you...
Forum: San Francisco
Mar 20, 07, 2:59 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By SFFlyman

I would check http://traffic.511.org around...

I would check http://traffic.511.org around 11:00. There is sometimes construction on the lower deck with a reduced number of lanes. If you are not printing your boarding pass at home and/or...
Forum: Travel News
Mar 20, 07, 10:24 am
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By SFFlyman

I wonder how much more Boeing would ramp up...

I wonder how much more Boeing would ramp up production if UA, DL, & AA decided to head to the A350 if Boeing couldn't give them decent delivery slots. With a 5 year lag behind the 787, the A350...
Forum: San Francisco
Mar 20, 07, 10:08 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,050
Posted By SFFlyman

For less $ than the cab ride, you could take BART...

For less $ than the cab ride, you could take BART into the City and have your choice of many fantastic restaurants... and no traffic to deal with.
Forum: San Francisco
Mar 12, 07, 12:45 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By SFFlyman

You should check the traffic conditions on the...

You should check the traffic conditions on the radio (740am has traffic updates on the 8's every hour). 280 at King or 6th St. can get backed up in the morning. If you do take 19th Ave., you can...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 1, 07, 1:07 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By SFFlyman

As long as your flight is reasonably on time, you...

As long as your flight is reasonably on time, you should have no problem. It is not that big of an airport.
Forum: San Francisco
Feb 23, 07, 10:57 am
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By SFFlyman

2 places come to mind: 1) R&G Lounge on Kearney...

2 places come to mind: 1) R&G Lounge on Kearney between Sacramento & Clay. It is quite reasonable, but the surroundings leave something to be desired. 2) Tommy Toy's on Montgomery between Clay and...
Forum: San Francisco
Feb 5, 07, 10:06 am
Replies: 102
Views: 8,815
Posted By SFFlyman

The areas that seem to be closest to the...

The areas that seem to be closest to the described environment would be either SOMA or inner Mission. You are likely to find a more reasonable rent structure in the inner Mission and would be close...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 2, 07, 2:51 pm
Feb 2, 07, 2:47 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By SFFlyman

I did BUD-FRA - flight was actually a few mins...

I did BUD-FRA - flight was actually a few mins early. As someone said earlier, don't dawdle, in case there is a long line at the secondary security in Term C by RCC... they still use wands there for...
Forum: San Francisco
Jan 27, 07, 2:56 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,625
Posted By SFFlyman

I second Ton Kiang for dim sum... better than...

I second Ton Kiang for dim sum... better than Yank Sing, imho, and a bit less expensive. For a stellar meal, try La Folie. The prices are a bit steep, but worth it. As an alternative, I have...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 24, 07, 9:41 am
Replies: 91
Views: 8,543
Posted By SFFlyman

At a travel store, I bought a bright blue luggage...

At a travel store, I bought a bright blue luggage strap, which goes around the body of the bag and which can be snapped together under the handle. I have only seen a handful of these in the past few...
Forum: Europe
Jan 22, 07, 10:25 am
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By SFFlyman

When I was there in November, I made arrangements...

When I was there in November, I made arrangements with the hotel to have transportation to the hotel. It was around $35. Check with your hotel to see if they can provide that or can make a...
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