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Forum: Africa
Jun 15, 19, 9:22 am
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By TominLazybrook

i would recommend cutting out Tanzania...

i would recommend cutting out Tanzania altogether. Tanzania is getting a bit dicey, even by regional standards. After your Krueger safari, if you feel that you need more safari, Botswana is much...
May 30, 19, 9:27 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,769
Posted By TominLazybrook

IIRC, Panama has the "Canadian" rule where the...

IIRC, Panama has the "Canadian" rule where the they treat certain offenses harsher than in their home country.

For example, if you have ever been charged with DWI in the states, even if the...
Forum: Mexico
May 30, 19, 7:54 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By TominLazybrook

Why not just rent a car in SD and drive? My...

Why not just rent a car in SD and drive? My understanding is that rental car companies will let you do if you tell them in advance and buy the insurance (check when booking the car).

Driving...
Forum: Texas
May 30, 19, 5:50 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By TominLazybrook

Its frequently MUCH quicker to just walk out the...

Its frequently MUCH quicker to just walk out the doors to street side in Terminal E after clearing customs, then go thru security with the people starting off in Houston.
Forum: California
May 30, 19, 5:47 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By TominLazybrook

We took 88 from Tahoe to Jackson 2 weeks ago. ...

We took 88 from Tahoe to Jackson 2 weeks ago. There were signs describing a closure East of the 89/88 interchange. Best to check if its open all the way to the Eastern valley.

BTW, we drove it...
May 25, 19, 12:11 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By TominLazybrook

Technically, Namibia and Botswana have LGBT bans...

Technically, Namibia and Botswana have LGBT bans too, but they are very dormant. Ive been to both countries. Mozambique, Lesotho, and Angola all have recently decriminalized LGBT persons.

Problem...
May 25, 19, 12:00 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,796
Posted By TominLazybrook

I found the bus service from LHR to Victoria...

I found the bus service from LHR to Victoria station to be pretty quick and easy. One warning...its kind of hard to find.
May 25, 19, 11:57 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,254
Posted By TominLazybrook

If you purchase a travel policy, DO NOT purchase...

If you purchase a travel policy, DO NOT purchase one from AIG/Travel Guard. We had a member of our group with a policy with them have an appendix burst in Peru and the adjusting was very...
Forum: Brazil
May 25, 19, 11:17 am
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By TominLazybrook

We decided not to go to Brazil because of visa...

We decided not to go to Brazil because of visa hassles and just stayed on the ARG side at Iguazu.

Its not just the finacial considerations but the hassle factor.

Brazil has it charms, but it...
May 24, 19, 1:43 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,879
Posted By TominLazybrook

Here's some wild and unsubtantiated speculation...

Here's some wild and unsubtantiated speculation on what might be the plan

Possibly shutting down the airline (or cutting its route structure back, significantly), and using the Brazilian slots as...
May 24, 19, 12:08 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By TominLazybrook

Kenya reaffirms ban on LGBT persons

https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/24/health/kenya-lgbtqi-ruling-intl/index.html

Kenya's high court reaffirmed the criminalization of Gay persons. Its not a 'dormant' ban either, as targeted violence,...
Forum: Africa
May 24, 19, 10:29 am
Replies: 36
Views: 8,681
Posted By TominLazybrook

Wow. We were there a few years back and it was...

Wow. We were there a few years back and it was horrendous. I've been to India, I've been to Latin America, I've been to Asia....and Tangier was the absolute pits as far as touts go. Glad to see they...
Forum: South
May 23, 19, 10:50 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By TominLazybrook

Kitchen on George, sadly, WAS good. It is no...

Kitchen on George, sadly, WAS good. It is no longer operating. Noja and Osmans are my 2 favorites in Mobile. Dauphins is good for brunch but overpriced otherwise.

Oddly, the Hampton Inn...
May 23, 19, 10:13 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,879
Posted By TominLazybrook

I, sadly, have experienced Avianca far too many...

I, sadly, have experienced Avianca far too many times. Their customer service is atrocious. Easily the worst airline employees Ive ever experienced.

In Spanish, the airline is commonly referred to...
Forum: USA
May 23, 19, 8:35 pm
Replies: 911
Views: 128,728
Posted By TominLazybrook

USA - 63 Airports MOB, BHM, PHX, SAN, ONT,...

USA - 63 Airports

MOB, BHM, PHX, SAN, ONT, PSP, LAX, SFO, BDL, DEN, ASE, PNS, EYK, FLL, MIA, TSP, ATL, AGS, HNL, MLI, ORD, MDW, SDF, CVG, BTR, MSY, MLU, PWM, BOS, PVC, BWI, DTW, GPT, STL, MCI,...
Forum: South
May 23, 19, 12:28 am
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By TominLazybrook

Downtown Mobile will be a very hard sell out...

Downtown Mobile will be a very hard sell out months in advance between 20 and 25 February for Mardi Gras. Its a really fun Mardi Gras if you want to get a room in advance.

After Mardi Gras the...
Forum: California
May 22, 19, 11:53 am
Replies: 11
Views: 956
Posted By TominLazybrook

Just went to both parks last week. We...

Just went to both parks last week.

We looked at the pricing close to the parks and decided to stay in Fresno and Visalia.

The issue with doing that is that for Yosemite, you have to get to...
Apr 11, 19, 8:57 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By TominLazybrook

Theres some group selling entry to that tent as...

Theres some group selling entry to that tent as part of a weekend pass. Last year it was the ONLY way to get into that tent. It was a hard sellout. They werent even letting people wait.
Apr 11, 19, 8:54 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By TominLazybrook

You will have to pay $$$$$$ to get into the gay...

You will have to pay $$$$$$ to get into the gay tent. And last year the only way to do it, was to buy a weekend pass in advance.

We decided to just skip paying hundreds of dollars for that.
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Apr 7, 19, 5:25 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,643
Posted By TominLazybrook

Its been like that for years.

Its been like that for years.
Apr 6, 19, 7:38 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By TominLazybrook

AM's soft product is bad. The business class...

AM's soft product is bad. The business class checkin is terrible, the lounge is meh, and the onboard service is also meh.

Where AM provides value for money is on the hard product in relatively...
Apr 5, 19, 11:10 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,516
Posted By TominLazybrook

Schedule just announced. Starting late June. It...

Schedule just announced. Starting late June. It would make sense if ASKY, a carrier owned by Ethiopian based out of Lome, offered service to Cabinda, Luanda, and South Africa, which they currently...
Apr 3, 19, 9:35 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,010
Posted By TominLazybrook

One piece of advice. Id recommend spending the...

One piece of advice. Id recommend spending the first part of your trip in the Andes in Ollantaybambo, not Cuzco. Ollan is several thousand feet lower than Cuzco so it will help you acclimate. It...
Apr 2, 19, 10:14 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 2,892
Posted By TominLazybrook

In my case, I was only in the UK during non...

In my case, I was only in the UK during non business hours. For me at least, it was worth paying £1.50 to exchange them. It might be several years before I get back to UK, and maybe by then the...
Mar 27, 19, 12:09 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 7,287
Posted By TominLazybrook

I flew MEX-SCL on the 789. I was in seat 1A in a...

I flew MEX-SCL on the 789. I was in seat 1A in a 1-2-1 config. It was the best seat Id ever been in on any airline. I couldnt see any other passengers and had 4 windows. That seat had a ton of...
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