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Forum: General Trip Planning Today, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Melbatb
Hi, I cant help with Australia. For Western...

Hi,

I cant help with Australia. For Western Canada our highlights was Ucluelet on Vancouver Island. If you liked Saguenay, then you would probably love Ucluelet. Lots of hikes, whale watching and...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning Today, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 65
Posted By Melbatb
We spent three days in Joshua Tree two years ago...

We spent three days in Joshua Tree two years ago - loved it. Have a look at my SoCal report in my signature. We went in December so the weather was ideal.

Please shout of you have any more...
Forum: General Trip Planning Today, 04:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Montreal is a bigger city. There is the 6 Flags,...

Montreal is a bigger city. There is the 6 Flags, Science museum, the Biodome, botanical gardens, Olympic stadium ...

QC is more doable on foot. It is older and there is the Citadel, and just...
Forum: General Trip Planning Yesterday, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile I have several trip reports in my signature with...

I have several trip reports in my signature with Montreal/Ottawa/Quebec City and Quebec in general. One of my favourite areas in the world.

Shout if you have any questions :D
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 12:28 PM
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Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Good luck to everyone! Hope moving in day is as...

Good luck to everyone! Hope moving in day is as stress free as possible ❤️
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 12:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile My son did his in the local airport - each half...

My son did his in the local airport - each half day a different department - from the help desk, to the car park via the runway maintenance team and webmaster!

It was a great insight into how an...
Forum: General Trip Reports 20 Sep 19, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Love the rock formations and hurray for a...

Love the rock formations and hurray for a relatively bug free day!

I would have been Paul in the water! The tacos sound delicious!
Forum: General Trip Reports 18 Sep 19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Melbatb
The hikes look fab - got to love views like that!...

The hikes look fab - got to love views like that!

I can never understand why the US card use seems so lax! I try to use cash to avoid my card getting refused 😂

The bugs seem to like the water...
Forum: General Chat 18 Sep 19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3,749
Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
I think you have a good point! It is a bit of an...

I think you have a good point! It is a bit of an unreal time.

Hopefully all the new students will settle down into a routine and find their feet! I think there will be blips (DS had his on Monday...
Forum: General Trip Reports 18 Sep 19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 418
Posted By Melbatb
What an interesting day - challenging at times by...

What an interesting day - challenging at times by the sound of some of the things you saw but I think it is actually a positive step that we confront the awful things that have happened in the not...
Forum: General Chat 18 Sep 19, 06:26 PM
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Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
((Hugs)) Shirley. I have no advice as I am...

((Hugs)) Shirley.

I have no advice as I am not in the UK but going down may help.
Forum: General Chat 18 Sep 19, 07:28 AM
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Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile I think if you have a glass of something in your...

I think if you have a glass of something in your hand (whether it is vodka or water) nobody really thinks anything more!

I am glad he enjoyed it!
Forum: General Chat 18 Sep 19, 07:27 AM
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Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile It will be ok! We are all here! Remind me where...

It will be ok! We are all here! Remind me where he is off to again?
Forum: General Trip Planning 18 Sep 19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile We did New England last year - easy to get 4/5/6...

We did New England last year - easy to get 4/5/6 states and a lovely place to visit!
Forum: General Trip Planning 18 Sep 19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Have you tried Airbnb? Jake71 has used them in...

Have you tried Airbnb? Jake71 has used them in Toronto a few times - see her trip reports :)
Forum: General Chat 17 Sep 19, 09:08 PM
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Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
Dont be - distance doesnt matter. Wherever our...

Dont be - distance doesnt matter. Wherever our kids are, it is such a change for us all!

And as DisDaff said, I have great asian trip opportunities :D
Forum: General Chat 17 Sep 19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,749
Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
I think we all worry! My DS is in a very...

I think we all worry! My DS is in a very different system being in HK - he seems to be managing well but there have been blips. So hard to not micromanage. He has not been gone for over 4 weeks. It...
Forum: General Chat 17 Sep 19, 02:15 PM
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Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile ((Hugs)) Shirley. Josh sounds like he is...

((Hugs)) Shirley. Josh sounds like he is determined to give it a good go! It is very brave of him and hopefully in a few days he will feel a bit more settled.
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 16 Sep 19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 849
Posted By Melbatb
Yay - a new report! It sounds awesome! Looking...

Yay - a new report! It sounds awesome! Looking forward to following along!
Forum: General Chat 16 Sep 19, 08:23 PM
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Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile That made me laugh 🤣

That made me laugh 🤣
Forum: General Trip Reports 16 Sep 19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Sounds like a great weekend! I always hear...

Sounds like a great weekend! I always hear positive things about Seville!
Forum: General Chat 16 Sep 19, 12:35 PM
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Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile How very frustrating. I hope it works out!

How very frustrating. I hope it works out!
Forum: General Trip Planning 16 Sep 19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile CrispyA has a trip report on their trip to...

CrispyA has a trip report on their trip to Chicago and Lake Superior this summer in the general trip report section!
Forum: General Trip Reports 15 Sep 19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile The flies sound vicious! We had similar with...

The flies sound vicious! We had similar with mozzies at one of the Canadian cabins - we went through a lot of bug spray that week!

What a strange set up with the sauna. Though the cabin looks...
Forum: General Trip Reports 14 Sep 19, 01:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile What glorious views! And thank goodness the bugs...

What glorious views! And thank goodness the bugs were better behaved!

Strawberry flurries sound delicious!

Such a shame Evan couldnt swim!
Forum: General Chat 13 Sep 19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3,749
Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Hugs Shirley. We are off to Hong Kong in less...

Hugs Shirley. We are off to Hong Kong in less than 6 weeks - that keeps me going!
Forum: General Chat 12 Sep 19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3,749
Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
((HUGS)) MM. I hope your DD settles in quickly.

((HUGS)) MM. I hope your DD settles in quickly.
Forum: General Chat 12 Sep 19, 04:34 PM
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Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile M-M I hope the day went well. Big hugs!

M-M I hope the day went well. Big hugs!
Forum: General Chat 12 Sep 19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 12,771
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Except that certain expats (me included) were...

Except that certain expats (me included) were barred from voting even though it affects those of us who live in EU countries!
Forum: General Chat 11 Sep 19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 68,456
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile So glad to read a positive update. Wishing...

So glad to read a positive update.

Wishing Josh lots of strength over the coming weeks and months.
Forum: General Chat 11 Sep 19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,171
Posted By Melbatb
I am so very sorry. How tragic for you all...

I am so very sorry. How tragic for you all ((hugs))
Forum: General Trip Planning 10 Sep 19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Hi :wave: I went yo KL for a week - lots of...

Hi :wave:

I went yo KL for a week - lots of info in my trip report in my siggy!

Shout if you have any other questions!
Forum: General Chat 10 Sep 19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3,749
Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
We whatapp quite a lot - more than we ever did...

We whatapp quite a lot - more than we ever did when he lived at home! We all send lots of random photos!

It is still though just a snapshot of his life - quite hard to let go!
Forum: General Trip Reports 10 Sep 19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Another lovely day - perfect weather too! ...

Another lovely day - perfect weather too!

And how nice to get another personalised tour!
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Sep 19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Melbatb
I am in France and Lidl here is far superior than...

I am in France and Lidl here is far superior than Aldi!
Forum: General Chat 9 Sep 19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 68,456
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile That sounds positive. Wishing Josh a speedy...

That sounds positive. Wishing Josh a speedy recovery.
Forum: General Chat 8 Sep 19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3,749
Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile See you all have it so wrong - you need to send...

See you all have it so wrong - you need to send your kids far away so they can only have one suitcase on the plane! Car problem solved 🤣🤣🤣
Forum: General Trip Reports 8 Sep 19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Flying east is such a different proposition than...

Flying east is such a different proposition than flying west!

It must have been so lovely to see Ian again! When I think of Vietnam I think of busy roads with motorbikes :D

Your dinner sounded...
Forum: General Chat 7 Sep 19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3,749
Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
I agree!

I agree!
Forum: General Chat 7 Sep 19, 09:21 PM
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Views: 196,304
Posted By Melbatb
I think he is loving it! He has met a group of...

I think he is loving it! He has met a group of friends - two in particular he gets on really well with but there is a group of them that meet up to eat! Tomorrow they have all organised their...
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