Month: July 2011

Here’s a quote from my Vancouver informer, with a little copying and pasting from their websites: You can go to Cypress http://cypressmountain.com/ by bus: By Public Transit – Take Skytrain or Bus to Waterfront Station, connecting via Seabus to the Cypress Mountain Shuttle Bus at Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver. If you only have a […]

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From Category:Blue and yellow flags and Category: Nordic Cross Flags on Wikipedia I found only three flags that were a blue cross on yellow. Flag of Kirovskoe Flag of Finnish minority of Ingria Flag of Östergotland Neither of those locations are between Germany and the Netherlands though. There is also a flag of blue on […]

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Resources for planning a western United States road trip

I’m currently planning a road trip through the west of the US. I’m not a fan of buying books to orientate myself on the subject, I’d rather use information available on the web first. I’m looking for good resources on routes, points of interest and maybe some travel stories. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Hide your valuable items (if small) deep under your clothes, that way it will be hard to steal them from you (and hard to find). You could also try to make a new friend (easy when you both are stuck at the airport) and keep an eye on each other. On the other hand your […]

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The standard way would be to take a train. The German railways site is the place to look for train schedules and prices, and you can book online and print most ticket types at home. The website normally shows the fastest routes only, but you can tell it to omit ICEs (high-speed trains, often more […]

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From my experience I can tell you that once a lady’s luggage got delayed and she had a suit in her suitcase which she needed the next morning for some job thing. She could then buy a new suit and send the bill to the luggage handling company. So as far as it is for […]

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Where is this flag from?

I can’t find what flag is between the Netherlands and Germany on this worldmap: http://media.militaryphotos.net/photos/albums/album195/adl.jpg It is yellow with a (light) blue cross. There seems to be some red spots on it but those might be part of the face instead of the flag. I have searched 3 flag searching websites, and checked all province […]

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According the official site: If your bags do not arrive at your destination, report this to the United baggage agents in the claim area/office before you leave the airport. It is important to do so as soon as possible so we may obtain information pertinent to locating your luggage. Please note that all lost, damaged […]

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Compensation for delayed baggage on international United flight

My bag on an international flight with United Airlines was delayed. The bag got delivered at its destination about 36 hours after I arrived. During that time, not only did I not have clothes to change or toiletry items, but I was unable to purchase anything to replace some of those items as this was […]

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Self answering, as after much hunting I did find two, and I figure it’s worth sharing! Bouvet-Ladubay are one of the better known sparkling winemakers in Saumur, and own an extensive collection of caves where they store their sparkling wines. In common with many of the winemakers in Saumur, they offer tours which include looking […]

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