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Nov 6, 19, 3:00 pm
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Posted By getmethere

That's for sure. Mui Kee's boss explained...

That's for sure.

Mui Kee's boss explained how their congee is made. A recipe probably not found elsewhere, not to mention the handmade copper base, brass pots. The video was shot in their posh...
Nov 5, 19, 3:19 pm
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Views: 117,488
Posted By getmethere

Thanks. The hkmap.live website shows the...

Thanks.

The hkmap.live website shows the locations of police stations, and the police presence at the "trouble spots" (in real time?). Not difficult to guess who the map is intended for.

I...
Nov 5, 19, 11:11 am
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Views: 117,488
Posted By getmethere

Thanks so much, just what I'm looking for. I used...

Thanks so much, just what I'm looking for. I used to stay at Yau Ma Tei and Tsim Sha Tsui, but I am advised to stay away from these areas. Now I'm considering hotels near the Sai Ying Pun MTR...
Oct 20, 19, 9:31 am
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By getmethere

Problem solved

I was finally able to reach JAL by phone, after holding for >30min. For reasons beyond my control, I had to change the dates, the departure times and the destinations! Due to the fare types, the...
Oct 19, 19, 12:36 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By getmethere

JAL rebook question

I need to make a few changes to my booked JAL flights. On the JAL site's Rebook page, there are only alternate flights for the same dates. Are the ways to change the dates, and also the departures...
Forum: Japan
Oct 3, 19, 11:03 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,690
Posted By getmethere

Thanks a lot for the info and advice. My train...

Thanks a lot for the info and advice. My train rides including short stopover(s) along the way are likely to be ~6 hours. Luggage forwarding may not work for that time frame. I'll definitely look...
Forum: Japan
Oct 3, 19, 10:53 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,358
Posted By getmethere

Thanks for the advice and the excellent links. I...

Thanks for the advice and the excellent links. I have also bookmarked this one:

https://ramendb.supleks.jp/
Forum: Japan
Oct 1, 19, 11:19 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,690
Posted By getmethere

I understand that in the big cities there are...

I understand that in the big cities there are luggage forwarding service and also lockers for luggage storage at the train stations. Are these also available in Shikoku?

For example, I want to...
Forum: Japan
Oct 1, 19, 11:05 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,358
Posted By getmethere

How are the good lunch deals at the higher end...

How are the good lunch deals at the higher end restaurants advertised? What should I look for at their web sites or at their locations?
Forum: Japan
Oct 1, 19, 10:52 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,358
Posted By getmethere

You got it right. The responses, while varied,...

You got it right. The responses, while varied, are very helpful. Thanks.
Forum: Japan
Sep 25, 19, 8:52 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,690
Posted By getmethere

Thanks for all the responses and tips. I'll...

Thanks for all the responses and tips.

I'll start from Kyoto to Takamatsu, and follow this route. From Kochi, I'll depart to Osaka. That should take me across the mountains.
...
Forum: Japan
Sep 24, 19, 12:26 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,690
Posted By getmethere

Kochi train trip

By "train trip over the mountains", are you referring to the line between Takamatsu and Kochi shown on this page? Thanks.

https://shikoku-railwaytrip.com/railpass.html
Forum: Japan
Sep 16, 19, 12:54 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,358
Posted By getmethere

I won't be staying in capsule hotels, or in...

I won't be staying in capsule hotels, or in "adults only" hotels.
Forum: Japan
Sep 14, 19, 1:58 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,358
Posted By getmethere

That's what I meant by "more picky about food...

That's what I meant by "more picky about food than about lodging".



Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Japan
Sep 13, 19, 4:17 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,358
Posted By getmethere

Thanks for the responses. I'm more picky...

Thanks for the responses.

I'm more picky about food than about lodging :-) And spend accordingly.
Forum: Japan
Sep 12, 19, 10:54 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,358
Posted By getmethere

Daily budget

Do you find your personal experiences matching these daily budgets, in the ballpark of course? Note that the numbers exclude transportation.

https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2410.html

Especially...
Jun 2, 19, 8:41 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By getmethere

First time flying JAL, may learn to appreciate...

First time flying JAL, may learn to appreciate Japanese efficiency.
Jun 1, 19, 8:44 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By getmethere

Thanks so much for that link. Hope the first...

Thanks so much for that link. Hope the first flight will be on time!
May 31, 19, 10:57 am
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Views: 1,101
Posted By getmethere

Thanks for the responses. The flights are JL3006...

Thanks for the responses. The flights are JL3006 and JL66. I assume that I will go through immigration at ITM, and not at NRT?
May 30, 19, 12:14 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By getmethere

Osaka (ITM) - NRT - SAN question

JAL has connecting flights from Osaka to San Diego: ITM - NRT - SAN. Is an hour and ten minutes layover time at NRT sufficient? Traveling with US passport. Thanks.
Jan 16, 19, 10:34 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,231
Posted By getmethere

Try, and try again

Yes. After every shot, I would display and zoom in to check focus. If not in focus, shoot and check again.

What does this do? Drain the battery.
Jan 16, 19, 10:22 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,231
Posted By getmethere

Too much hassle

Same here. However, I have not noticed any difference between the Sony vs the third party batteries in terms of charge retention (number of shots). To charge batteries overnight, I charge one in the...
Jan 9, 19, 8:32 am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,997
Posted By getmethere

Transactions with some credit cards can extend...

Transactions with some credit cards can extend the expiration of United and AA miles. Are there cards that can do the same with Asian Miles?
Jan 2, 19, 8:54 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,098
Posted By getmethere

This is an old thread, hope OP can respond....

This is an old thread, hope OP can respond. Please explain why you considered Terceira the most pleasant. Thanks.
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 2, 19, 8:37 am
Replies: 33
Views: 10,429
Posted By getmethere

Thanks for the report and great photos. In...

Thanks for the report and great photos.

In addition to Ponta Delgada, are there other cities (villages) worth staying for a couple of nights? With good eateries, near hiking trails for twilight...
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