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The Delhi Metro

March 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Destinations, Experience

While I wouldn’t suggest bypassing an auto-rickshaw ride or walking the side streets of old Delhi, the Metro is a cheap, clean, air conditioned way to travel around Delhi, without the hassels of traffic and gridlock.

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Kebabs at Karim’s, Old Delhi.

February 9th, 2011 · Comments Off · Destinations, Experience

Weaving through alleys to get there, cramped linoleum tables, multiple dining rooms, kitchens open to the alley where the staff’s motorbikes park, low ceilings, no silverware, and lots and lots of people definitely made for a “you’re in India” experience.

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Tuesday Travel Website of the Week: Momondo

October 26th, 2010 · Comments Off · Tips & Tricks, Travel Website

Momondo is a visually sleek travel search aggregator (a search tool where you can search multiple online travel booking sites and see side by side results.) There are lots of aggregated search sites out there, but what set Momondo apart for me is two things.

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It’s Fun to Stay at the YMCA Salisbury, Hong Kong.

February 19th, 2010 · Comments Off · Destinations

When I visit Hong Kong, I like to stay at the YMCA Salisbury in Tsim Tsau Choi. This is not a glorified dormitory (though they do have a dormitory for those on a hostel budget), but rather a conveniently located, full service hotel with family friendly services and breathtaking views of Hong Kong Island.

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Ski Cheap at Reopened Big Tupper Ski Center.

February 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · Destinations, Experience

Big Tupper Ski Center closed 10 years ago due to financial difficulties, but thanks to the work of local volunteers it reopened in December. With $15 lift tickets and $20 equipment rentals, a family ski trip seems a lot more affordable.

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