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Forum: Trip Reports
Nov 8, 19, 12:56 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 9,292
Posted By RussianTexan

How come all the shoes are on the staircase of...

How come all the shoes are on the staircase of the hostel? No shoes allowed on the carpet?
Sep 26, 19, 12:55 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,804
Posted By RussianTexan

Wow. That is just....sad. Wow. *facepalm* ...

Wow. That is just....sad. Wow. *facepalm*

Thanks for letting me know.
Sep 26, 19, 4:55 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,804
Posted By RussianTexan

CNN: Airline introduces baby seat map to allow passengers to avoid infants

Japan Airlines has released a Baby (https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/baby-seat-map-scli-intl/index.html) Seat Map so that passengers can avoid the babies on a flight. Good idea, don't you think?
Sep 4, 19, 10:16 am
Replies: 52
Views: 8,195
Posted By RussianTexan

Reminds me of the opening scene of "Deep Rising"....

Reminds me of the opening scene of "Deep Rising". Well, it was a ship, not a plane, but still.
Aug 15, 19, 10:22 am
Replies: 11
Views: 6,636
Posted By RussianTexan

You can then take the train south to Almaty if...

You can then take the train south to Almaty if you don't want to be as cold. Astana (or Nur-Sultan) has an excellent new train station.
Apr 15, 19, 9:43 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 3,046
Posted By RussianTexan

It was a documentary about the New York City drag...

It was a documentary about the New York City drag queen culture in the 1980's.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_Is_Burning_(film)
Apr 15, 19, 9:05 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 3,046
Posted By RussianTexan

Seems to me that Disney took their new...

Seems to me that Disney took their new live-action "Hunchback of Notre Dame" remake a little too far.
Apr 15, 19, 1:55 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 3,046
Posted By RussianTexan

Read elsewhere that this fire may have been...

Read elsewhere that this fire may have been caused by the renovations that Notre Dame has been undergoing. However, because of those renovations, much of the artwork had been moved elsewhere. So...
Replies: 5
Views: 2,789
Posted By RussianTexan

You're surprised at having beef with potatoes for...

You're surprised at having beef with potatoes for breakfast? Do you know how much meat Mongolians eat per capita? I think they're among some of the highest meat eaters in the world.
Replies: 35
Views: 3,239
Posted By RussianTexan

Copilot Vaping e-Cigarette Causes Plane to Plummet

Absolutely ridiculous reason for such an emergency drop in altitude.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/12/asia/air-china-smoking-pilots-intl/
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 17, 18, 12:50 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 957
Posted By RussianTexan

Buy a Private 5-Passenger Jet for $2,000,000?

How much more air traffic would there be because of this thing?! You think the FlightAware maps are filled up like crazy now?! Wow.
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Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 10, 18, 1:00 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 42,856
Posted By RussianTexan

I peek into Travelbuzz for the first time in...

I peek into Travelbuzz for the first time in months & one of my threads is on the first page? Go figure. Hope Mega Millions sets a new record this run around! =D
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 2, 18, 8:09 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,408
Posted By RussianTexan

U.S. Customs Seizes Ohio Family's Life Savings

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/02/us/ohio-us-customs-cash-taken/index.html

Outright theft by the US government? Interesting.

On an aside, they were planning on reporting the cash at Newark...
Forum: Trip Reports
May 30, 18, 12:54 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 12,597
Posted By RussianTexan

I love developing threats!!! <3

I love developing threats!!! <3
Replies: 0
Views: 1,708
Posted By RussianTexan

Check Out the Pic of the Plane

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N813WM

It crashed earlier in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and someone updated the pic of the plane on FlightAware. A bit of dark humor, I suppose.
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May 8, 18, 10:35 am
Replies: 2
Views: 3,138
Posted By RussianTexan

Air China IAH-TSE $516 9/3/18-9/13/18

Saw this unique fare from Houston to Kazakhstan via Beijing. Long layovers in Beijing on both inbound and outbound, you have enough time to go out and see the Great Wall. I guess it's in the lowest...
Apr 18, 18, 7:55 am
Replies: 407
Views: 70,829
Posted By RussianTexan

I'm not quite that superstitious, but this creeps...

I'm not quite that superstitious, but this creeps me out. I know it's a coincidence, but still. A little unnerving.
Apr 17, 18, 10:26 pm
Replies: 407
Views: 70,829
Posted By RussianTexan

Someone on another forum had posted this and I...

Someone on another forum had posted this and I wanted to repost it here. The effects of being sucked out through the window are, in a word, horrifying.

"That pretty much is a 100% fatal event....
Apr 9, 18, 6:01 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,183
Posted By RussianTexan

After seeing diarrhea splashed all over the loo...

After seeing diarrhea splashed all over the loo (inside and outside) AND the walls of a bathroom at the playground at P.S. 175 in Queens, New York, nothing shocks me anymore.
Forum: Trip Reports
Feb 21, 18, 7:56 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 8,585
Posted By RussianTexan

What's that movie with Joaquim de Almeida where...

What's that movie with Joaquim de Almeida where the subtitles are saying "I trust the pickup ran smoothly"?

P.S. Great report! Very enjoyable to read!
Forum: Trip Reports
Feb 13, 18, 9:42 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 6,313
Posted By RussianTexan

I'm also curious as to what's the drink at the...

I'm also curious as to what's the drink at the beginning with the stuff floating on top?
Forum: Trip Reports
Feb 5, 18, 10:43 am
Replies: 53
Views: 12,972
Posted By RussianTexan

Wish you had taken some pics of the Dead Sea but...

Wish you had taken some pics of the Dead Sea but it's great just reading about it! It's definitely on my list of places to go.
Forum: Italy
Feb 1, 18, 5:40 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,453
Posted By RussianTexan

Unscrupulous Venetian Restaurants

How to avoid 'tourist trap' restaurants in Venice | CNN Travel (http://www.cnn.com/travel/article/venice-tourist-trap-restaurants)

I was actually very surprised to read about this, it didn't seem...
Forum: Russia
Jan 25, 18, 12:47 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,262
Posted By RussianTexan

How was your trip, OP?

How was your trip, OP?
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