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Forum: Peru
Mar 26, 16, 9:33 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 6,063
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Planning trip in September - Lima and Machu Picchu

I was in Lima after Easter Island and the highlight was a cooking class at SkyKitchen and the Water Fountain Park. The bike tour was interesting and traffic is a real live version of Frogger. The...
Forum: Africa
Mar 26, 16, 9:27 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,573
Posted By Philatravelgirl

one night in between Lion Sands and Singita Lebombo

I stayed at Inyati which I think is near Lion Sands as I saw their safari vehicles on our drives. I have review on philatravelgirl blog
Forum: Africa
Mar 26, 16, 9:24 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,531
Posted By Philatravelgirl

First time in South Africa. Please help with our itinerary!!

I enjoyed my quick visit to Victoria Falls staying at Elephant Camp which was a pretty amazing tent with private pool and deck. We took the house cat Sylvester (a cheetah) for a morning walk and...
Forum: Italy
Mar 26, 16, 9:08 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By Philatravelgirl

One day in Positando and Pompeii

I've hired a private guide from Naples to Positano/Amalfi Drive/Pompeii but it's all day from there. I'd go to Pompeii or Capri (Blue Grotto) over Positano

Pompeii and Capri should be a normal...
Mar 26, 16, 9:00 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,676
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Something to do in or near London

I enjoy visiting Brighton as a great city escape to the beach and the lane ways.

In the city, I know you don't want art galleries but what about the Shoreditch Street Art tour? It's fabulous! I...
Mar 26, 16, 8:47 pm
Replies: 938
Views: 175,324
Posted By Philatravelgirl

rosewood

I love the Rosewood (and the Spa) and it was my preferred hotel for clients and employees (I did a site visit when it first opened - what a change from the Renaissance) as it is an easy walk into the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 21, 16, 7:00 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 6,694
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Travel policy examples?

I've written many T&E policies and the above are great. You can google policies online for a framework. I'm a member of GBTA (global business travel association) and the Philly BTA. There's also the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 20, 16, 7:04 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,893
Posted By Philatravelgirl

December honeymoon suggestions

I recently sent friends on their honeymoon on the Paul Gauguin cruise with a few days in Bora Bora for beach time with rest on cruise adventure and luxury. But December would be rainy season.

So...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 20, 16, 6:58 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,625
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Corporate travel, Business class,

I managed the Corporate Travel Programs at two different Investment firms. We primarily used business class international and had some first class domestic. We used the preferred travel agents to...
Forum: Europe
Mar 18, 16, 9:40 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,233
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Grand Hotel Pupp Spa in Karlovy Vary, Czech Rep. Worth the trip?

I was in town for the film festival for a week and liked the town as it was easy to walk and the cafes were lovely. We were busy with films so didn't get much time to explore elsewhere (shame as area...
Forum: Europe
Mar 17, 16, 5:27 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,233
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Grand Hotel Pupp Spa in Karlovy Vary, Czech Rep. Worth the trip?

I haven't been to Hotel Pupp in many years and did a treatment elsewhere in Karlovy Vary but didn't meet with a doctor just massage therapist and it wasn't anything like here at home - I felt like...
Forum: Italy
Mar 17, 16, 5:15 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,228
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Two weeks in Italy for our honeymoon

I spent a month in Italy starting in Naples and ending in Milan. If you wife likes movies then the boutique partenope hotel in Naples is fun on the waterfront area. I'd suggest a day trip to Capri...
Mar 17, 16, 5:03 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,578
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Cataluña recommendations

There was a large travel blogger conference (Tbex) last May in Lloret Del Mar and many of us were able to do press trips around the region so there should be lots of content to read from food...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 15, 16, 10:41 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,282
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Aviation-Themed Gifts

I find Airportag a fun place for travelers - not quite the high end but home items.
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By Philatravelgirl

I believe they use the Shangri La in Cairns as...

I believe they use the Shangri La in Cairns as their Deluxe property. I know that Virtuoso lists Lizard Island as the luxury choice for Cairns. My last trip to Cairns was a while ago - what property...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,861
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Seriously lost on what to do in Australia

I've been to Sydney (bridge climb is fun, opera house tour pretty interesting), Melbourne (great ocean road was highlight as was street art), Tasmania -Hobart (MONA is a must), Perth (Rottnest...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Mar 11, 16, 9:06 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 4,339
Posted By Philatravelgirl

The courtyard is new hotel in the Navy Yard...

The courtyard is new hotel in the Navy Yard closer to venue - there is a restaurant/bar on way to venue but nothing else there. The Holiday Inn does have parking lots/stadiums to walk by to Wells...
Forum: South America
Mar 10, 16, 6:29 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 3,517
Posted By Philatravelgirl

~2 weeks travel to South America itinerary ideas

I did a Santiago-Easter Island-Lima trip solo a few years ago and just planned and booked a client (Santiago/Valparaiso/Easter Island) I have many posts on my blog...
Forum: Africa
Mar 10, 16, 6:21 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,792
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Robben Island/Table Mountain Timing

It took me three days to get to top of Table Mountain due to weather. The hotel concierge reserved my ticket so I could skip the ticket queue. I ended up having the day tour from the wineries drop me...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Best Tour Operators in Australia

I use Swain for my luxury clients as I've met the Australian owner in person as he lives in the Philly area - it's family owned and his brother manages the Australia location so they are seamless in...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Mar 10, 16, 6:11 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 4,339
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Sweet 16/Elite 8 in Philadelphia

Basketball is great fun at the Wells Fargo Center - definitely buy online at stubhub and never outside venue. Philly has a great deal to see and even more to eat and drink as our restaurant scene and...
Mar 6, 16, 2:12 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,007
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Vacation in South America with kids?

I'd look at GAP Adventures as they have family tour options so you can meet others and have less to worry about. There are also other family tour groups if you don't want to DIY it all - a good...
Mar 6, 16, 2:08 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 12,745
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Help me find some jeans!

Nordstrom first choice is NYDJ Other favorites are Lauren by Ralph Lauren and Anne Taylor. For traveling black pants Eileen Fisher Essentials have been my go to pant in four sizes (I love them) over...
Forum: South America
Mar 6, 16, 2:02 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 3,312
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Cash or card on Easter Island?

Bring cash with you as others have said. I prepaid lodging and tours via PayPal ahead of time and did use my Visa card at a few restaurants. Remember you need cash at airport on arrival to buy your...
Mar 6, 16, 1:57 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,080
Posted By Philatravelgirl

Private tours?

Context Tours has small groups and I believe can do private tours as well. I did their tour of Musee D'Orsay (review on philatravelgirl website as well as a Paris section) and it was led by Art...
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