Europe - UK & Ireland
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Can anyone recommend somewhere to stay in Dublin? I'm going for 3 days in March with my girlfriend. There's so many options to choose from I'm having trouble wading through them all. Hostel or hotel or B&B we're quite easy. I'm probably a bit long on the tooth for party hostels these days though! We're looking to spend around £60 a night max.
I'll be in the UK for 4 weeks in August. I will be spending one week in each of Edinburgh, Bath & York. After York, I'm trying to decide between visiting the Peak District or the Lake Distrist. Any opinions on which area is better?? I always hear great things about the Lake District, but I haven't heard much about the Peak, which I can't understand why because it looks like a beautiful area. I've been leaning toward the Peak District and perhaps staying in Buxton for a week while visiting different towns in the area.
Any suggestions on other places to visit/stay? If not the Peak District, then how about the other?
My spouse & I got married abroad, but wanted to return to the UK for a few months where ideally I would like to be able to work (we're not looking to settle permanently and I don't want to apply for British Citizenship).
Can I apply for the Youth Mobility Visa? Any reference I can see regarding eligibility just talks about if I'm married to someone who isn't British, unless you count the part of the reference guide that says "If you are married or have a partner, you may participate in the YMS. Although spouses or partners of YMS participants may not enter the United Kingdom as dependants, they may enter if they qualify and obtain entry clearance in their own right under the YMS, or qualify for entry in another capacity."
Does this mean I qualify??
If anyone knows and can pass on info, that'd be really helpful. Thanks! more »
Me and my OH are planning to get in our van next year and heading to Europe with our dog. We're planning on going away for about a year, a year and a half.
We have been doing our research and feel fairly prepared but just wondered if anyone had any other tips that we may need to know? Also, we dont know anyone who has taken their dog; are there any restrictions in any countries for pooches? (he will have his passport/jabs/documentation/own canine first aid kit and I am a registered canine first aider so no worries there) He will be with us at all times and obviously as this is a very long trip, we will not be doing things like going to fancy restaurants and hotels, we are living in the van and roughing it! (well sort of, the van has all the mod cons!)
We are heading to France and doing the coast line of France, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Greece and so on, heading inland t... more »
I’m in the midst of my planning for a trip to England & Scotland for 7 days in mid-October which will start from London after a Eurostar train ride from Paris. I will be spending 2 days in London before proceeding to Liverpool & Manchester (a day each) & follows by Edinburgh & Glasgow (2 days each) before flying back to Frankfurt to catch the flight home(Singapore). My questions are – what are the affordable modes of transportation to travel around Great Britain and attractions to visit that is worth the price? What is the difference between purchasing the London Visitor Travel Card & Oyster Card that will suit me well?
This is my first trip to UK, any suggestions/ advices are definitely welcome & thanks in advance. ;)
We would like to rent a two person boat and take a trip for a week on a narrow canal. There are so many choices I'm not sure where to begin. We need to pick a route and then a company from whom to rent the boat. We would like a canal with locks, interesting scenery, some villages. We were thinking about the Midlands as a possibility. Give us some recommendations please.
I'll be travelling to Northern Ireland for the Easter weekend with my mum. We have four full days, fly into/out of Belfast Intl and plan to hire a car at the airport. Belfast comes highly recommended by everyone I speak to and there seems to be plenty to keep us busy there but will a lot of places be closed on the bank holidays? From there I have a rough plan to make our way along the coast to Derry. Can you recommend other things to do or must see sights? We love the beauty of nature, places that give us a bit of a history/cultural lesson on the country we are in and finishing the day with a pint in a nice pub.
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Im looking for a backpacking buddy to begin my adventure throughout Asia and Australia. I'm leaving in March this year and would like to spend up to several months in Asia. If anyone out there is interested in joining me then please throw me your travelling ideas as i'd be more than happy to hear them : ) read my profile if you wanna know a bit about me.. cheers!
Last year in May I was in Galway and Aran Islands for a four days trip and it was great: I enjoyed it a lot. This year I have the chance to go back to Ireland and I would like to find out another part of this beautiful country. This time I'll be travelling around Cork and Dingle Peninsula?
What would you recommend me to visit and where would you recommend me to hike?
Do you recommend me to go the Skellig Michael? Is there any chance to see puffins in the first days of May?
How could I go around?
Thanks in adavance
I want to travel for a month in Thailand this summer (2013). I have never traveled and would not feel confident doing it alone! Not for the first time anyway..
I am 21, female & at university. Would anyone want to be my backpack buddy!?
I'm planning to a trip to London & Paris at the end of March for 10 days. I'm thinking to get mobile WiFi. I think I will mainly use it for Google Map. Which service should I go or do I need this service?
I'm seeing some fix reviews. Some say it's really good and some say the connection is really bad and poor customer service.
Will I be able to get the pre-paid mobile wi-fi if I'm not a resident? This seems like a really good deal.
3. Not getting one?
An article stated that some/most areas in London & Paris have free wi-fi. more »
Hi, i have recently finished university and now i am looking to find someone who is interested in joining me travelling. I am undecided where to go so i am open to suggestions, however i would preferably like to visit south east asia, australia and new zealand; but like i said i am open.
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