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    Re: Italy: Reboot (get it?)

    You need to go to Anema e Core tavern in Capri (book a table, late evening, singalongs with Italians and drinking..).
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    Fly-over national parks

    Looks like we could travel a bit in July (3+ weeks or even more) and we're now thinking where to.

    A few years ago we spent most of the spring in the US and enjoy e.g. the national parks a lot;...
  3. Re: AIR FRANCE REACHING A NEW LEVEL OF UGLINESS AND INCOMPETENCE

    On airfrance.com:

    What should I do if your flight is cancelled?

    Before you go to airport, if the flight is "operated by Air France", we recommend that you check the information about your...
  4. Thread: Where to..

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    Re: Where to..

    Thanks all! USVI and BVI definitely sound very interesting, in fact I just sent e-mail to one place in Anegada to check how they're doing. Thanks MikeR! The place looks perfect! As far as the...
  5. Thread: Where to..

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    Where to..

    We want to see the sun this winter so I'm looking into booking something during the xmas/nye break, 2.5 weeks or so. As it's high season, the options are limited and we would arrive from Europe to...
  6. Thread: Africa safaris

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    Re: Africa safaris

    Singita has also very nice places, similar to Wilderness. In some non-mainstream locations one shouldn't also be afraid of private parks. They'll have plenty of animals around as well and more...
  7. Thread: Africa safaris

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    Re: Africa safaris

    Here's something to get you to the mood:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYTAKFnaszg

    Spb has a lot more to see for sure, Helsinki and Tallinn don't really have that many sights so a few days...
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    Re: Africa safaris

    We visit St. Petersburg last autumn for the first time despite it being so nearby. Amazing city with so much history, great restaurants. I didn't even know that it has so many canals and is called...
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    Re: Africa safaris

    Africa is our favourite continent and we hope to go there soon again -- I've been looking at northern parts this time, perhaps around Morocco - Senegal - Ethiopia route but hopefully I can include...
  10. Re: Opting out of companies tracking your online behavior

    On computer browsers, install Ghostery add-on. It's a great tool to block all unwanted trackers. Internet is pretty amazing when you have both Ghostery and AdBlock running :D
  11. Re: Can Delta Airlines threaten to put you in jail?

    That father was wrong. He bought a ticket for his son X but he never checked in and thus the ticket was a no-show. One doesn't buy anonymous seats on a plane, one buys service to fly person Z from...
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    Re: High speed internet in St. Barth?

    It's part of the Global Carribean Network (GCN), a 1200 km, 2.1 Terabit/s system. It runs all the way from Trininad and Tobago to Puerto Rico and St. Croix.
    http://www.globalcaribbean.net/
    Puerto...
  13. Re: UNITED AIRLINES...........so now we all keep goose stepping as if nothing happene

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wq3OjQexeUA

    6 techniques for every traveller, starts around 1:00
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    Re: virtual Private Networking. A tutorial

    Also :up: to F-Secure's Freedome. It's a bit more security and privacy oriented than your average VPN providers.
  15. Re: US Citizens Visa-free EU Travel Suspension Question

    Please, check the facts and forget the media. There might be some crazy things happening in the world nowadays but the media is even worse.

    This discussion is nothing new, back in October 2014...
  16. Thread: Machine rodeo..

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    Re: Machine rodeo..

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6a7vIs1Pupg

    Now they are playing chicken with an icebreaker from the 60's among other things.. I think I prefer the forest machine rodeo, lol! :slap-wink:

    We've...
  17. Re: US Citizens Visa-free EU Travel Suspension Question

    It's just politics. When the rules aren't equal, this things are said to make things happen. Most of the time people just don't know what people who travel the other direction have to. We have to...
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    Re: Bluetooth Speaker

    Our Bose SoundLink Mini is called "my precious" (Lord of the Rings..). We had a few failed experiments before that.

    B&O Bluetooth speakers (Beolit 15 and A2) have also great sound.
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    Nokia 3/5/6/3310 are out..

    "Nokia.com/phones website is operated by HMD Global Oy, the exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets."

    https://www.nokia.com/en_int/phones

    Pretty standard Android phones but...
  20. Thread: Machine rodeo..

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    Machine rodeo..

    Next time you're thinking about machine rodeo, get some new gear..


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TB_fqF60Q0
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    Re: #FallBloomingCamellias

    What do you mean by fall?!

    39867


    In Stockholm they had bit of problems as they are doing gender-equal snowploughing nowadays..
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    Re: Move over Siri, Alexa is in charge

    Has anyone compared Google Home vs. Alexa yet?

    I'm thinking about getting one of those when I'm in the US the next time (or they ship something in Europe, Alexa is already available in some...
  23. Re: This make typing in French easy. Electronic ink keyboard

    Running virtual work-Windows on a Mac seems to be pretty common as well.
  24. Re: Google Pixel the Android iPhone you've been waiting for

    I can't help thinking that Google wants to take control back from the Samsungs and alike. HTC built the phone for Google but it's a small step to OEM just like Apple does.

    While the smartphone...
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    Re: iPhone 7 underwater camera?

    I guess they didn't read what Apple says..

    "iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are splash, water and dust resistant, and were tested under controlled laboratory conditions with a rating of IP67 under IEC...
  26. Re: Apple begins selling unlocked, SIM-free iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 + - good for SBH

    Do you always buy coffee with milk in it, or coffee and milk separately and mix them yourself?

    With unlocked, SIM-free phone you'll just buy the phone subscription (=SIM card) separately. The...
  27. Re: 10 Awesome New iOS 10 Settings You Should Check out Right Now

    Hej Kevin! :-) My favourite language to set devices to is hungarian, or any of the Asian languages that don't use latin alphabet.

    While in China last week, the restaurant didn't have anything in...
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    Re: The beauty of a new iPhone

    That glossy black looks stunning!

    How usable is it without a case wrt fingerprints and scratches?
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    Re: $21000 Airplane Seat

    He makes great videos, he should try Etihad's First Apartments :)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_ZnqlbqQRI

    Alaska miles are a cheaper way to book Emirates First class awards.
  30. Re: Apple did a horrible job of justifying the iPhone 7ís headphone jack removal

    Wireless doesn't make audio bad, a "bad" codec does.

    There's a Bluetooth audio codec Apt-X (from Qualcomm) that can do better-than-CD quality (even lossless). It's supported by most Android...
  31. Re: How to upgrade your Mac to osMac Sierra on 9/20/16

    As usual, Ars Technica runs a under the hood review for those who are interested:
    http://arstechnica.com/apple/2016/09/macos-10-12-sierra-the-ars-technica-review/
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    Re: America is pretty great

    It was the worst summer Olympics we've had :)
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    Re: America is pretty great

    What..

    http://www.topendsports.com/events/summer/medal-tally/all-time-comparison-pop.htm

    So who's number #1? :-)

    Back in 1924 we kicked some ass at both summer and winter olympics.

    I...
  34. Re: In-Ear Device That Translates Foreign Languages In Real Time

    Haven't you watched Star Trek? The device will translate to english and everyone speaks english..
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    Re: No more card skimmers with this technology

    The limits are result of financial world's stupidity. They think it as a replacement for cash, not as a way for card payments.

    I use my bank's app on the phone that doesn't have the limit. It's...
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