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  • Is it common to see children urinating in public in parks in the UK?

    17 answers 2 weeks ago Other - United Kingdom
  • Should Australia give up and surrender complete control to the UN. And stop trying to govern its own affairs?

    Best answer: No,,, we should tell the UN to rack off
    4 answers 1 week ago Other - Australia
  • What percentage of the UK population lives in England?

    5 answers 1 week ago Other - United Kingdom
  • Are there any places in Japan where I could live without talking to the locals?

    Best answer: First, you cannot live in Japan unless you have a job, a permanent resident visa (which requires a job), or citizenship. And you cannot get any of those because what employer in Japan is going to hire a foreigner who does not want to interactive with the locals? What would be the point?

    Second, your problem is not that you do not speak Japanese - that is just an excuse. Your problem is that you want something for nothing. You don't speak Japanese, but you do not want to learn. You want to live in Japan, but you don't want to be with the Japanese in their country. Again, what is the point of even living in Japan?
    13 answers 2 weeks ago Japan
  • What is the cheapest month to fly from Detroit to Paris?

    5 answers 1 week ago Air Travel
  • Have you ever been in Japan? Which city do you recommend to visit?

    I am planning to book for next March but still undecided where to go.
    9 answers 2 weeks ago Japan
  • My flight leaves RIC at 7:01 a.m., what time do I need to be at the airport?

    Best answer: 1.5-2 hours prior to departure.  Not sure what date you are flying out of Richmond and no idea what kind of business travel occurs out of RIC but no less than 90 minutes prior
    15 answers 2 weeks ago Air Travel
  • What about working at the front desk in a hotel alone where you need to be 21 to rent a room?

    5 answers 1 week ago Las Vegas
  • Are las vegas nightclubs good?

    Best answer: I hate places that play loud music. There are many people that will leave a bar because music is to loud, but I've never heard anyone say they wont go to a bar becasuse "the music isnt loud enough there".
    4 answers 1 week ago Las Vegas
  • Is a Disney world annual pass worth it?

    My daughter is going to be 1 and we recently took her. She smiled and laughed the whole time. If we get the pass will she still think it’s special if we go. I don’t want her to think it’s not a big deal to go. Basically don’t want to spoil her with the annual pass. But nothing beat that smile when we got there!
    11 answers 2 weeks ago Orlando
  • Would the EU go to war with the United Kingdom if Ireland is forced to exit the EU? Belfast is 1 example.?

    7 answers 2 weeks ago Other - Ireland
  • Where to find the good hookers in NYC?

    5 answers 1 week ago New York City
  • Vacation Location Advice?

    When you turn 16, my father takes us anywhere in the US excluding Hawaii. I have no idea where I want to go. I love being outside, animals, and architecture. I also love planned days full of lots of things to do. I don't like super large cities, though. Any advice on where I should go? Favorite trips?
    10 answers 2 weeks ago Other - United States
  • Is it strange to tousle children’s hair?

    Like young children. Even strangers in public, to show appreciation for a child?
    6 answers 1 week ago Philadelphia
  • Is it ok to stop autopay for tips on cruises and tip the people yourself?

    Best answer: Yes it is okay to do that. Some passengers feel better handing it to the workers.
    10 answers 2 weeks ago Cruise Travel
  • What are somethings to do in New Orleans on a budget? Best hotels near the quarters?

    Best answer: November is one of the two best months to visit New Orleans in terms of weather, with the other being April. Pack for cool-ish days and cooler evenings.

    I recommend against parking on the street anywhere in downtown New Orleans. The parking laws are byzantine and your car can get ticketed or towed even if where you parked looks OK to you. Park only in a paid lot or garage.

    Try to choose a hotel that offers parking at either no extra charge or at least doesn't charge an exorbitant fee.

    www.villaconvento.com/

    www.villaconvento.com/

    The least expensive parking in the downtown area is at the AmTrak/Greyhound station (1001 Loyola Avenue). It is about $5/day with 24/hour security and you do not have to be an AmTrak or Greyhound customer.

    Te French Quarter is walkable, public transit is good, there are lots of regular taxis, and Lyft & Uber both operate in New Orleans.

    If you decide to use a hotel somewhere in the suburbs then again, only park downtown in a lot of garage. Also please don't drink and drive.

    A weekend is not a lot of time. Don't try to do "everything". Just have a good time and relax while visiting one of the world's special places.

    One of the least expensive things you can do is simply wander around the French Quarter during the daytime. Watch the street entertainers (do tip) and enjoy the architecture & atmosphere. The state's tourism office is on Jackson Square on the St. Ann Street side of the park and they offer free walking tour maps plus information on a wide variety of other things to do:

    https://crt.state.la.us/tourism/welcome-...
    www.frenchquarter.com/
    www.neworleans.com/

    If someone says "I bet you $5 I can tell you where you got them shoes." The answer is "I got them on my feet.".

    There is a ferry across the Mississippi River at the "foot" of Canal Street that is cheap and like a short harbor tour without the narrative.

    www.norta.com/Maps-Schedules/New-Orlean...
    www.neworleans.com/plan/transportation/...
    http://algierspoint.org/

    For tours I recommend Grey Line:

    https://www.graylineneworleans.com/

    Music:

    http://www.offbeat.com/
    https://www.neworleans.com/things-to-do/music/

    Regarding food &. drink, there are hundreds of bar, clubs, and restaurants in the CBD and French Quarter. Many of them follow the European practice of posting their menu outside so you can see the prices before you enter.

    Another answer mentions Cafe du Monde, which is in the French Quarter a half block from the tourism office. I suggest gathering information from the tourism office and take it to CDM to examine whie you have cafe au lait (or something else to drink) and beignets.

    The Croissant d'Or offers more food options than CDM and can be less crowded:

    https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g60864-d492380-Reviews-Le_Croissant_d_Or-New_Orleans_Louisiana.html

    The Napoleon House offers a selection of New Orleans foods:

    www.napoleonhouse.com/

    Cafe Degas is about a mile from the French Quarter: (reservations are important)

    www.cafedegas.com/

    The Palm Court has medium-ish prices and live jazz:

    www.palmcourtjazzcafe.com/menus.html

    It is not cheap, but consider Sunday brunch at the Le Pavillon Hotel:

    www.lepavillon.com/

    Irish coffee at Molly's at the Market, which is a block from the Palm Court:

    www.mollysatthemarket.net/

    About alcohol; Most drinks served in New Orleans are standard, meaning a regular cocktail has 1 1/2 ounces of spirits. However, Hurricanes typically have 3 or 4 ounces of rum in something like red kool aid. and a Hand Grenade has at least 4 ounces of a combination of spirits like grenadine and everclear. If it is hot and you quickly drink three Hurricanes at Pat O'Brian's you may not be able to stand up.

    Music clubs > on Bourbon Street < usually advertise "no cover", but have a per-set (of music) minimum. A "set" can be as little as 20 minutes and they charge you even if you have nothing to drink. KNOW THE RULES AND THE COST. Also pay for each round of drinks as it is delivered so there cant be any confusion at the end of the evening. Note that Bourbon Street, while probably the best known street in New Orleans, is just one street that runs through the French Quarter.

    https://downtownnola.com/district-map/

    I hope you have a great time! .
    4 answers 1 week ago New Orleans
  • Do you need to bring your passport for domestic flights in the USA if you are a citizen or Drivers license is enough ?

    9 answers 2 weeks ago Air Travel
  • How come people dislike people they have never even met?

    UK for example. I'm from the South I feel like I can speak for a lot of people from all walks of life, its very multicultural here and no one gives a f*ck. I go up north with some friends from Poland and we get issues.
    5 answers 2 weeks ago Other - United Kingdom
  • Why is Alaska even a state?

    Best answer: The original Thirteen Colonies were obviously settled much earlier than many other parts of what later became the USA. Most of the settlers came over from Britain, which is a relatively small place, and the rest were mostly from other parts of Europe - notably Germany, but also The Netherlands, France, Sweden, etc. As settlements sprouted up, people wanted to put up divides between themselves and other groups based on things like religion, but also according to where they'd emigrated from and their general approach to life.

    Thus, Rhode Island became a separate colony, and later became a separate state. The six states that make up New England are all relatively small by the standards of other US states, but because people have been living there for a long time, they had a lot more time to find reasons to divide themselves from one another. 

    As Americans moved westward, settlement patterns tended to follow navigable rivers and people chose to settle in specific areas for specific purposes - because those areas were close to rivers or lakes, because they were close to large tracts of arable land, or because they were easily defensible. 

    Alaska is a tremendously large place, and while it's sparsely settled, purchasing  it was probably one of the most brilliant decisions the American government ever made. It's incredibly rich in mineral wealth. It has large fresh water reserves. There are tons of raw materials and natural resources to be found there. It's also an extremely strategic territory politically and militarily. And because the population density has always been fairly low, in modern times Americans have outnumbered indigenous peoples, so Alaska is very Americanized. 

    Puerto Rico became a US protectorate and later became a territory and a commonwealth because the US defeated Spain in a war. The people developed under a completely different system. Culturally and linguistically, they're nothing like Americans. The US hasn't set out to Americanize Puerto Rico the way it did with Alaska, so the people don't have much in common. They're US citizens, but many don't want statehood because they'd have to pay US taxes. They feel that they've got the best of both worlds now. 

    As far as keeping the number of US states at 50, it's probably a very stupid idea. Firstly, California is home to nearly 40 million people, while the least populous US state, Wyoming, is home to barely half a million.

    The US should have kept the original flag design of 13 stars on the upper left blue field along with the 13 alternating white and red stripes. I'm not American, so it's not as though anybody would give a toss what I think, but it's a much more symmetrical, much more aesthetically pleasing and simplistic design that would have worked, and because there were only 13 original colonies, the other 37 states could have just lumped it and dealt with it. 

    Should Puerto Rico, Guam/Saipan & the Marianas or the US Virgin Islands become states later, or if any US states should decide to split into several smaller ones, the numbers will increase, and it's ridiculous to change a national flag every time a new state joins the union.  
    6 answers 2 weeks ago Other - United States
  • Why can't I email Toronto Canada?

    6 answers 2 weeks ago Other - Canada