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I have AU$30,000 in the bank right now. I want to go to Argentina. Assuming a one way ticket is roughly AU$1500, how long can I expect to work/travel in Argentina with AU$28,500.
I'm frugal and creative with my money, would I make it a year? Two years? I have never done a trip longer than three weeks, this is the big one and I want to know how much money is 'enough'. How far have you guys got on how much money? What is a good ballpark figure to save to?
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I'm doing a study abroad trip to the Czech Republic from the end of June till August. My group and I will be doing all of the usual things, visiting the castle, going to the museums, etc. We're hitting the Karlovy Vary film festival, Cesky Krumlov, Loket, Terezin and Kutna Hora but our main time will be spent in Prague.
I was wondering if any of you guys had any insider tips? Also, I fucking love hearty food such as traditional Czech, German, Polish etc. foods, so do you guys know of any restaurants like that in Prague?
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I've been to Paris last year and I basically spent 6 days just walking/wandering around on my wn without really knowing where I would go next. It's a great way to get to know a city, but I'm sure I've missed a lot too.
Next week I'm going again for a few days (14-18 June), but this time with my girlfriend. I could show her everything I've seen last year, but I'm also curious about your personal favorites. We'll obviously be going to the places everybody goes, but what about lesser known spots? Any parks we should visit during a certain period of the day, or perhaps a shop you could stay in forever, or maybe a street/square with a lot of street artists/musicans (something like Place du Tertre)?
Apart from the usual attractions like the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame and the Sacré-Coeur, and apart from the somewhat lesser known/less crowded spots like Shakespeare & Company, the Saint-Ouen flea market and the Promenade plantée, what would you recommend to anyone travelling to Paris?
Thanks in advance.
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Hello /trv/ first time poster here. So when I turn 21 I will receive a decent amount of money as an inheritance. Given that a good portion of it will be going towards grad school, I wanted to set aside roughly $5,000-$10,000 USD to go somewhere out of the Country and give myself some experience in the travel department. Now my plan as of now is to go to Europe and give backpacking a shot, but I wanted to ask your guy's opinion on the matter, where would you go? How would you spend your time there? Thanks in advance!
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I saw in the greentext thread that a few /trv/lers have been to Gilgit-Baltistan (e.g.: >>730180) and am really curious to learn some more.
Specifically, could anyone tell about their time there? Everything from how they got in, how long they stayed, what they did, how much they enjoyed it, how Westerner-(or trekker) friendly it is, how developed the hospitality infrastructure is, etc.
I'm also curious if anyone could compare it to Indian Kashmir or Himachal Pradesh? I've spent some time in both and see that GB looks a lot like Ladakh. Are there a lot of similarities?
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Hello /trv/ !
thats my first post here, and also my first visit on this board.
has any of you guise ever been to really intresting sites?
like, old, abandoned stuff in foreign countries?
i personally would love to make an "expedition" to kola (russia), where the deepest artificial hole on the planet is located. they drilled about 13000 meters into the earth, then, in 2005 they were like "meh, fuck that shit" and stopped, and since 2008 the whole area is abandoned. isn't that awesome?
i'd buy an old jeep and travel to this site which is about 4000 kilometers from here. i would love to weld that shit open and throw something in, but i guess if they catch me doing that i'd get raped and tortured in some russian prison.
in the cold war, russians built huge ekranoplans, and one of them is currently rusting away in some harbour in russia. this would also be a nice destination.
and of course those building stuck out of the sea in great britain! but thats not enough abandoned for me, actually.
another intresting site would be chernobyl, of course, but i would like to go somewhere alone without any leader or tourgroup. and, well, everyone wants to visit chernobyl, that takes a bit thrill out of it.
pic related, it's the hole, welded shut.
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I'm planning on taking a trip to Egypt with the family in October, specifically, Sharm el-Sheikh which is on the southern tip of the Sinai peninsula, along the Red Sea.
My accommodation is an all-inclusive hotel resort, and I plan on getting a day-tour to the Giza pyramid, near Cairo.
This is my first time to Egypt, and I was wondering if you have any advice?
I need safety tips and information. What are the people like, and what is their attitude toward western tourists? Do women need to cover up, and if so how much?
What are common scams and tourist traps?
Do I need any vaccinations?
What's the political climate like in Egypt?
Recommendations, etc, etc... Any information and advice is welcome, I'd like to know as much as possible from anybody who has been to Egypt.
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Alright, look, before I catch shit, and I've gone through all 10 pages. Besides one other "Oh, this bullshit again" thread, I've seen 0 posts asking this bullshit question.
What bullshit question? This one:
I've got a 17 hr layover at/near Schiphol in Amsterdam. Starts at 7:00 pm when I get off the plane. I don't want to smoke, I'm not paying to fuck anything/anyone. I'm alright with spending some money, but I'll be strapped at the end of a longer trip so basically:
Where's a good place to stay (hostel type place is fine with me, it's one night), and what should I definitely check out in Amsterdam? Again, don't give a single flying fuck about Red Light District. I live in Atlanta, which unfortunately, caters to all the same vices and more. Any grade A museums? Ruins? Cafe's that are fantastic? Anything classic Dutch? Because I don't know shit about that place/people.
Help a pitiable /trv/ler.