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Forum: General Trip Reports 6 Aug 19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By Alidoll
Great report and will be following along with...

Great report and will be following along with your adventures (and taking notes).
Forum: General Trip Reports 4 Aug 19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Alidoll
Looks fabulous! Can I ask what hotel you stayed...

Looks fabulous! Can I ask what hotel you stayed at there? Thinking of staying at the Sheraton or Hilton but not sure which one would be better..
Forum: General Trip Planning 18 Jul 19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By Alidoll
Try TK Maxx as they normally have decent...

Try TK Maxx as they normally have decent selection of styles and colours. Antler are good and had American Tourister for US last year that did the business
Forum: General Trip Planning 18 Jul 19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By Alidoll
Dumfries and Galloway? Likely to have horse...

Dumfries and Galloway? Likely to have horse riding opportunities at least and pretty rural?
Forum: General Trip Planning 18 Jul 19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By Alidoll
Whats your interests? Age of DD? Edinburgh...

Whats your interests? Age of DD?

Edinburgh or Glasgow have lots of activities and can easily travel between the both of them by train or bus in about an hour. Can also take bus or train further...
Forum: General Trip Planning 18 Jul 19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By Alidoll
Depends where in Croatia youre headed and if you...

Depends where in Croatia youre headed and if you plan to go to Slovenia or over to Venice etc.

Croatia uses the Kuna but the other two its Euros.

U.K. pound against either is poor so most...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 7 Jul 19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By Alidoll
HK Disneyland is easy to get to as metro to Sunny...

HK Disneyland is easy to get to as metro to Sunny Bay station then dedicated Disney train to the park. Can also buy your tickets online to save standing in line (did that the first week the park...
Forum: General Trip Planning 7 Jun 19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,281
Posted By Alidoll
Budget? Long haul - Japan, Hong Kong,...

Budget?

Long haul - Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Oz, Hawaii

Shorter - Barcelona, Valencia, Croatia / Slovenia
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 31 May 19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By Alidoll
Ive done a couple of coach tours including one...

Ive done a couple of coach tours including one that took Arizona, Utah, California etc and found it a great way to see a lot of the area in a short period of time. We used Cosmos flying from...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 31 May 19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,365
Posted By Alidoll
Is it better to fly via London? Is it easier as...

Is it better to fly via London? Is it easier as been looking at routes from Scotland and emirates fly via Dubai but thats two posts from Scotland via Heathrow so now wondering if that would be...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 31 May 19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,768
Posted By Alidoll
Your trip sounds amazing. Im hoping to go to...

Your trip sounds amazing. Im hoping to go to Japan in 2021 (flying from Edinburgh as well). My daughter will be 11 by then so a trip to Disneysea and Disneyland is definitely on the cards along with...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 24 May 19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,263
Posted By Alidoll
Would love to see some photos posted. Hoping to...

Would love to see some photos posted. Hoping to go in 2021 and already researching like mad what to see and do. Would be flying from Edinburgh so can I ask what airline you used thanks.
Forum: General Trip Planning 19 May 19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,137
Posted By Alidoll
Id check the ones online and see what they have...

Id check the ones online and see what they have to offer (write it down and take it with you). Can then check when there if they are cheaper (if not, book online and see if the hotel can print out...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 17 May 19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By Alidoll
Can I join in? Hoping to go to Japan in 2021...

Can I join in? Hoping to go to Japan in 2021. Ive seen a tour that takes in Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima and Tokyo so want to add a few days at the end of the tour to visit Disneyland and Disneysea. I...
Forum: General Trip Planning 17 May 19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By Alidoll
Could look at Skye Cottages website. Used them a...

Could look at Skye Cottages website. Used them a couple of times across the U.K. and never had any issues. Can search by location and number of bedrooms so should have something for your criteria
Forum: General Trip Planning 16 May 19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Alidoll
What does she like? Is she a girly girl - so...

What does she like? Is she a girly girl - so pampering things like bath and bodyworks perhaps?

Or theres Pirates League (where they get a makeover as a pirate or a mermaid).

Tech - like an...
Forum: General Trip Planning 11 May 19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By Alidoll
Definitely mention it. For our honeymoon we got a...

Definitely mention it. For our honeymoon we got a glass of champagne on the flight, fruit basket and flowers in one of the rooms, little jams in a coconut and flowers in another (plus room upgrade)...
Forum: General Trip Planning 10 May 19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By Alidoll
Japan - suitcases

Hi

Am planning to do a family trip to Japan in 2021. Its a small tour taking in Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima then back to Tokyo (with hopefully a few days extra at Disneyland/Disneysea)...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 9 May 19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,557
Posted By Alidoll
Bought the perch and banshee doesnt even sit on...

Bought the perch and banshee doesnt even sit on it as keeps tipping forward and falling off. Total waste of money for that.
Forum: General Trip Planning 26 Apr 19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Alidoll
Or theres Hawaii - island hoping.

Or theres Hawaii - island hoping.
Forum: General Trip Planning 26 Apr 19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Alidoll
Canada - fly to Calgary then drive through the...

Canada - fly to Calgary then drive through the Rockies stopping at Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper. Can do white water rafting, Athabascan glacier walk, canoeing on Lake Louise. Over to Vancouver then...
Forum: General Trip Planning 26 Apr 19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 724
Posted By Alidoll
Another vote for Maspalomas as the beach is...

Another vote for Maspalomas as the beach is lovely. Can also try camel riding through the dunes. Theres shops and some good restaurants.
Forum: General Trip Planning 21 Apr 19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 869
Posted By Alidoll
Barcelona? Croatia and the istra penisula...

Barcelona?

Croatia and the istra penisula is lovely (Pula / Porec). Can take day trip over to Venice, up into Slovenia (Lake Bled, Lipica stud farm with the Lippizaner stallions), mountain...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 19 Apr 19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,458
Posted By Alidoll
We stayed at PO Riverside and used Uber to get to...

We stayed at PO Riverside and used Uber to get to Vinelands. It was quick and cheap.
Forum: General Trip Planning 18 Apr 19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By Alidoll
It varied..though normally a couple of days at...

It varied..though normally a couple of days at each place.

Singapore was about 3 nights (time to visit the night zoo, do a city tour)

Sydney we took in a bridge walk, day trip to the Blue...
Forum: General Trip Planning 16 Apr 19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By Alidoll
Did it for our honeymoon. One World Alliance so...

Did it for our honeymoon. One World Alliance so BA, Qantas etc.

Edinburgh - London - Singapore - Sydney - Cairns - Sydney - Auckland - Hawaii (Oahu) - Los Angeles - Vancouver - London -...
Forum: General Trip Planning 16 Apr 19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Alidoll
If in Scotland - United fly to Newark then down...

If in Scotland - United fly to Newark then down to Orlando. On the way back its via Chicago. We used a travel agent who booked everything for us to save the hassle (and it was our first trip to both...
Forum: General Trip Planning 16 Apr 19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Alidoll
Id second a trip to Niagara on the Lake (much...

Id second a trip to Niagara on the Lake (much nicer town than the actual falls which is very touristy). Theres a wildlife artist called Edward Spera that has a store - hes self taught and his...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 14 Apr 19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By Alidoll
Wouldnt recommend any of the rollercoaster type...

Wouldnt recommend any of the rollercoaster type rides (they normally have a warning anyway for those with back / neck injuries and pregnancy) as any sudden stops could result in the safety bar...
Forum: General Trip Planning 14 Apr 19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,137
Posted By Alidoll
Ive done the trip from Porec on the catamaran...

Ive done the trip from Porec on the catamaran. Its a LONG day as the boat leaves about 8am or so and takes about 2 hours to cross the Adriatic. You then get dropped off at the docking area which is...
Forum: General Trip Planning 14 Apr 19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,181
Posted By Alidoll
Meant to say, we booked through Ocean Florida and...

Meant to say, we booked through Ocean Florida and they put the trip together. First time to Orlando and NYC and couldn't fault them. Probably could do the trip cheaper independently but for...
Forum: General Trip Planning 14 Apr 19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,137
Posted By Alidoll
Hi Can I join the Croatia thread? First...

Hi

Can I join the Croatia thread? First visit was when it was still called Yugoslavia with Yugotours back in the early 80s. Stayed in Umag in the Istra Penisula.

Finally went back about 7 year...
Forum: General Trip Planning 14 Apr 19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,734
Posted By Alidoll
What about heading the other direction and up...

What about heading the other direction and up into Canada - few days in Toronto / Niagara Falls?

Theres Boston or Las Vegas (if youre looking for a bit warmer)
Forum: General Trip Planning 14 Apr 19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,181
Posted By Alidoll
We used United Airlines. Flew from Edinburgh...

We used United Airlines.

Flew from Edinburgh to Newark. Newark airport was terrible - took forever to get through immigration then waited another hour for our transfer into New York.

Stayed in...
Forum: General Chat 31 Mar 19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,973
Posted By Alidoll
My father died 2 days before my birthday so that...

My father died 2 days before my birthday so that day was me phoning the 101 places you need to inform for my Mum and organising a funeral. Birthday dinner cancelled so DH and DD (9) wanted me to have...
Forum: General Chat 28 Mar 19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,154
Posted By Alidoll
Thanks everyone, I think Ill go with the medium...

Thanks everyone, I think Ill go with the medium then so its a little bit baggy (but not swamping me).
Forum: General Chat 27 Mar 19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,154
Posted By Alidoll
Spirit Jersey - UK vs US sizing

Hi

So I bought a spirit jersey when I was in Disney World last year. Im a U.K. 14 so I tried on the medium and it looked massive so went for a small which fits me fine.

Im now looking at the...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 25 Feb 19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By Alidoll
I bought one at Disney World and went for a size...

I bought one at Disney World and went for a size small (Im a U.K. 14). Its not overly baggy - the medium swamped me but Im only 5ft 4 so either a small or a medium would probably be your best bet
Forum: General Trip Planning 25 Feb 19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By Alidoll
Try and set your watches to Vancouver time as...

Try and set your watches to Vancouver time as soon as you get on the plane. That way you wont get as confused when you look at the time (watch saying its night time when its lunchtime where youve...
Forum: General Trip Planning 24 Feb 19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By Alidoll
Public transport exists but isnt great (there is...

Public transport exists but isnt great (there is now a motorway up the Istra peninsula but previously the roads were a bit of a nightmare for cars and took ages to get anywhere). Buses in Pula are...
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