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Jul 11, 19, 7:25 am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,904
Posted By bwiadca

In airline world, summer starts on March 23rd, or...

In airline world, summer starts on March 23rd, or the first day of spring. That's why they have only 2 seasons: Summer - March to October and Winter October to March.
Forum: Middle East
Jul 8, 19, 2:01 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,438
Posted By bwiadca

Stay somewhere in Deira. Preferably close to Al...

Stay somewhere in Deira. Preferably close to Al Riga street. Right there you have metro stop, shopping mall and hundreds of restaurants. During my visits to Dubai I stay at HGI Muraqabat in Deira 30+...
Forum: Thailand
Jul 8, 19, 1:47 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By bwiadca

If you want to relax on the beach then why both?...

If you want to relax on the beach then why both? Stay in Phuket, it will save you a lot of nerves during the Krabi transit. One thing that I don't like about Thailand is the ground transportation....
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 8, 19, 9:35 am
Replies: 21
Views: 8,765
Posted By bwiadca

Thanks for the report. Brought back some nice...

Thanks for the report. Brought back some nice memories :)
Forum: Middle East
Jul 1, 19, 8:37 am
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By bwiadca

I'm talking from my experience. Most of the time...

I'm talking from my experience. Most of the time I arrive at DXB Thursday night or Friday morning. The taxi lines were always out the door.
But if the taxi ride would be 350, then it would be worth...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 1, 19, 8:27 am
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By bwiadca

My point is that I haven't seen single Euro...

My point is that I haven't seen single Euro backpacker at RUH Terminal 1, 2 or 5. I've seen people (couples) traveling from SE Asia to Europe, but I haven't seen any typical backpackers.
Oh, and I...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 1, 19, 8:04 am
Replies: 11
Views: 4,805
Posted By bwiadca

I've got it from the other side landing :) Nice...

I've got it from the other side landing :) Nice to see new airline at IAD.

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Forum: Trip Reports
Jun 28, 19, 9:14 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,398
Posted By bwiadca

You know that US CBP is not checking cars leaving...

You know that US CBP is not checking cars leaving US and entering Canada? You can't blame CBP for a long line to Canada, blame Canada :)
Forum: Middle East
Jun 26, 19, 9:04 am
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By bwiadca

Whenever I'm there.

Whenever I'm there.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 26, 19, 8:34 am
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By bwiadca

You don't have to wait for uber hours in a taxi...

You don't have to wait for uber hours in a taxi queue.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 26, 19, 7:51 am
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By bwiadca

Only 300? I don't think taxi would go to Abu...

Only 300? I don't think taxi would go to Abu Dhabi for 300 AED. Uber would be around 500 AED, and for sure I would take Uber over a taxi in DXB.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 26, 19, 7:44 am
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By bwiadca

I'm yet to see Euro backpackers at RUH airport :)

I'm yet to see Euro backpackers at RUH airport :)
Forum: Singapore
Jun 21, 19, 7:27 am
Replies: 117
Views: 23,781
Posted By bwiadca

The walk to Eng Seng from the metro stop was not...

The walk to Eng Seng from the metro stop was not bad. It took us about 10 minutes walking in a faster pace as it was misty that day. If you walk slowly it will take you 15 minutes :)
However, on the...
Forum: Thailand
Jun 17, 19, 7:10 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By bwiadca

I use tap water to brush my teeth and to shower....

I use tap water to brush my teeth and to shower. I would never drink it. Water in 7-11 is very cheap, so why play with the unknown? :)
Forum: Singapore
Jun 17, 19, 7:08 am
Replies: 117
Views: 23,781
Posted By bwiadca

Thanks for the recipe. I'll try it this week :)

Thanks for the recipe. I'll try it this week :)
Jun 14, 19, 11:24 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,510
Posted By bwiadca

When I had it in FRA last time, no problem at...

When I had it in FRA last time, no problem at all. Flying UA FRA-IAD. Before I could get that childish sticker on my passport I was escorted to an area 2 gates away (Z gates). There, one of the...
Jun 14, 19, 7:01 am
Replies: 52
Views: 4,496
Posted By bwiadca

Do what I did. Pop the question up in the air....

Do what I did. Pop the question up in the air. I've arranged with the crew week before, they brought for me bottle of champagne on the plane. As you know, you can't bring any liquids over 100ml past...
Jun 14, 19, 6:50 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,510
Posted By bwiadca

I've got SSSS couple of times and I was able to...

I've got SSSS couple of times and I was able to check in online no problem.
Forum: Singapore
Jun 14, 19, 6:16 am
Replies: 117
Views: 23,781
Posted By bwiadca

Thanks guys. I've been looking for it all over...

Thanks guys. I've been looking for it all over the place in DC and LA area. Couldn't find it. I wonder why nobody sells it. It's such a perfect combination with chicken.
Forum: Singapore
Jun 13, 19, 8:47 am
Replies: 117
Views: 23,781
Posted By bwiadca

I will post couple of places that I have visited...

I will post couple of places that I have visited last year while in Singapore. I have a friend who lives in SG and he suggested few places which are randomly visited by tourists.
The best place so...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 13, 19, 6:29 am
Replies: 36
Views: 1,949
Posted By bwiadca

According to the locals in Saudi. US or British...

According to the locals in Saudi. US or British passports are like "get out of jail free card".
Enjoy your trip to Dammam. Not much there to see, but you have to go and try food at Koshari Station...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 12, 19, 2:03 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,949
Posted By bwiadca

The 45 minutes it's actual riding time + whatever...

The 45 minutes it's actual riding time + whatever time you will spend at the border. Not more then another 45 minutes. The best place to catch a bus is at Lulu Center in Manama. They have several...
Forum: Thailand
Jun 11, 19, 8:49 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,910
Posted By bwiadca

He was kicked out from Asia. About year ago he...

He was kicked out from Asia. About year ago he was trying to do the same thing in S. Korea. After landing at Seoul airport he was put back on a plane and sent back home.
Since then he arrived in...
Forum: Thailand
Jun 10, 19, 9:35 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,910
Posted By bwiadca

My second time in Thailand, on the way in I was...

My second time in Thailand, on the way in I was waiting for my buddy while he went to the loo. British man approached me and asked for few BHT because he got robbed etc and trying to collect money...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 10, 19, 9:14 am
Replies: 36
Views: 1,949
Posted By bwiadca

Why renting a car? Take one of the buses which...

Why renting a car? Take one of the buses which leave Bahrain every 30 minutes for Dammam. The price was anything between $10 and $20.
45 minutes and you'll be in Dammam.
You can always fly from...
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