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Forum: Trip Reports
Jun 7, 14, 12:19 am
Replies: 50
Views: 16,779
Posted By embla

Thank you for sharing your beautiful photos! This...

Thank you for sharing your beautiful photos! This is hands down one of my favorite TRs. Such an amazing experience. :)

If you don't mind me asking, which tour were you on and would you recommend...
Forum: Japan
Oct 6, 13, 5:59 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,706
Posted By embla

Hooray! Good news. Thanks for the quick reply. :)...

Hooray! Good news. Thanks for the quick reply. :)

I would have been amazed if they could do that so quickly! Glad that people can enjoy the original location for a bit longer.
Forum: Japan
Oct 6, 13, 4:16 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,706
Posted By embla

Tsukiji Closing End of 2013?

Last December and into spring there was a bit of buzz about Tsukiji closing at the end of this year to move the market to a newly constructed building. However, I haven't been able to dig up any...
Forum: Middle East
May 22, 13, 5:05 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,817
Posted By embla

Make it yourself, it's easy! :) Or find a...

Make it yourself, it's easy! :) Or find a Georgian friend, mine always shares when she makes Georgian food.

If you're ever in RAK, there's a newly opened restaurant called Eskafood ...
Forum: Middle East
May 14, 13, 6:35 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 19,339
Posted By embla

^ Cool. Haven't seen pics of this before....

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Cool. Haven't seen pics of this before. I've wanted to try taking the bus, but my boss is always adamant that I go by private driver. Maybe your post can convince him, as it looks quite clean...
Forum: Trip Reports
May 7, 13, 6:13 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 19,929
Posted By embla

Absolutely gorgeous photos! ^ That Bali(?)...

Absolutely gorgeous photos! ^

That Bali(?) one with the rice paddy in the foreground and a mountain rising up through the clouds is stunning. Where was it taken?
Forum: Trip Reports
May 7, 13, 4:08 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,446
Posted By embla

Those kaiseki meals at the ryokans are wonderful....

Those kaiseki meals at the ryokans are wonderful. :)

Do you speak Japanese? I'm curious as to your experience at Jiro's. I've wanted to go there for some time, but I keep putting it off because...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 17, 13, 2:08 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,982
Posted By embla

Oooh, but the sort of traveler depicted by VF is...

Oooh, but the sort of traveler depicted by VF is the type I'd never travel with!

I've always found the NYT's 36 Hours series to be sensible time-wise. They do leave enough time for sleep, and...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 17, 13, 1:48 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,465
Posted By embla

If you'd like a view of the fountains, it would...

If you'd like a view of the fountains, it would be best to grab an outdoor seat at one of the many cafes/restaurants that ring it. I do also enjoy dining with a nice view and I like being up at...
Forum: China
Apr 17, 13, 1:26 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,841
Posted By embla

Hmmm... Perhaps a daily squat routine of 3 sets...

Hmmm... Perhaps a daily squat routine of 3 sets of 10 reps. :)

Funny thread to revive. I'll agree with moondog, the ones I've experienced in India are much worse.. although your description of the...
Forum: China
Apr 17, 13, 1:16 pm
Replies: 166
Views: 27,047
Posted By embla

For those who don't speak/read Chinese, ctrip now...

For those who don't speak/read Chinese, ctrip now lets you buy train tickets in English

http://pages.english.ctrip.com/promo/Trains/train-travel/index.html
Forum: Trip Reports
Apr 15, 13, 8:28 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 32,830
Posted By embla

I've been flying quite a bit with EgyptAir since...

I've been flying quite a bit with EgyptAir since the start of the year, both economy and business, and mostly CDG-CAI-DXB and back because I've liked having stopovers in Cairo (aside from airport...
Forum: China
Apr 15, 13, 2:25 pm
Replies: 310
Views: 69,145
Posted By embla

I too love the voice message feature - it...

I too love the voice message feature - it certainly saves time and avoids eye strain as I don't have to tap out words in pinyin and look for the proper character anymore. :p

Concerning moments, is...
Forum: Trip Reports
Apr 3, 13, 6:13 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 48,296
Posted By embla

Goodness. You and ironmanjt have the most...

Goodness. You and ironmanjt have the most enviable adventures!

I've been wanting to go to Yemen and Socotra for a while now, but haven't had anyone able to come with me (or they're too nervous to...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Apr 1, 13, 3:26 pm
Replies: 154
Views: 11,801
Posted By embla

I've been making much more bread these days now...

I've been making much more bread these days now that I have a bread machine to do the kneading for me, as I'm rather wimpy (and impatient). I use it for variations of the very soft and fluffy breads,...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Mar 28, 13, 5:39 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 16,392
Posted By embla

This is an embarrassing problem, and I would join...

This is an embarrassing problem, and I would join a support group if there were one:

Paris a lot, a lot, a lot for Pierre Herme and innumerable Michelin stars.

During college, while eating...
Forum: Trip Reports
Mar 4, 13, 1:09 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 16,866
Posted By embla

Thank you for all the information you've...

Thank you for all the information you've provided!

I didn't realize you were on a custom tour, so I was trying to figure out which of the options listed on the website you took. I'm glad to know...
Forum: Trip Reports
Mar 1, 13, 2:05 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 16,866
Posted By embla

Wow, breathtaking. Thank you for sharing. Bhutan...

Wow, breathtaking. Thank you for sharing. Bhutan is high on my list of places I'd like to go. What were your accommodations like? I know if I'm taking my mother we'd stay at the Amans, but if I'm...
Feb 28, 13, 4:57 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 6,060
Posted By embla

Ah, you're right. My initial search was not...

Ah, you're right. My initial search was not thorough enough. Thanks. :)
Feb 28, 13, 4:32 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 6,060
Posted By embla

Wow! This is nice, too bad I switched to *A. ...

Wow! This is nice, too bad I switched to *A.

It's also available in April, and fyi is 4 cpm.

LH does have it for $100 more also in April, 4.5 cpm.
Forum: Middle East
Feb 27, 13, 5:43 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By embla

Hello! I actually just did this very...

Hello!

I actually just did this very recently, flying MS J CDG-CAI-DXB with a 3am-9am layover. It was an absolutely pleasant flight and easy transit. It's safe, just a little boring. I think the...
Feb 5, 13, 5:14 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,594
Posted By embla

I put rules in quotation marks because it's not...

I put rules in quotation marks because it's not quite the right word, but feel free to browse the forum for travel tips. Here's a few threads:
...
Feb 5, 13, 4:46 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,594
Posted By embla

I've been to Tbilisi and had an absolutely...

I've been to Tbilisi and had an absolutely wonderful time. I did meet up with a friend from college, but for the most part I was wandering about by myself and I always felt safe. The typical 'rules'...
Jan 29, 13, 3:47 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,755
Posted By embla

I have Flickr pro and Smugmug, although I prefer...

I have Flickr pro and Smugmug, although I prefer Flickr a lot more -- mainly because I'm not a pro photographer looking to sell my photos, prefer flickr's ui and iOS app, and just generally have a...
Jan 18, 13, 2:07 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,583
Posted By embla

You'll also get 50% bonus miles on IAD-DXB and...

You'll also get 50% bonus miles on IAD-DXB and DXB-IAD. Check the special offers section to sign up.
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