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Most people skiing for the first time choose a ski package, where you get accomodation, lift tickets (skiing admission as you put it) and maybe meals and transport in one package. The big benefit is that everything is simplified for you - you know you are getting what you need. It also guarantees that the hotel is suitable for skiing and close enough to the ...


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Sapporo, in Hokkaido, is famous for soup curry -- this is a unique Japanese-style curry soup with vegetables (lotus root, potatoes, etc.) and chicken, served with rice on the side. Soup curry places typically have a system where you can pick how hot you want it (from 1-40 or similar) -- the higher levels are really spicy. You can find pictures on the ...


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If you want to get off the beaten path a little bit, Belgrade is relatively cheap to get to and very cheap to stay in. I only have my own anecdotal experience, but all my mates love the night-life there. The food is good but cheap (I suggest fresh fish near on the banks of the Danube or anything off the barbecue), the accommodation is cheap and there is ...


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In short, no, there's no Japanese region known for spicy food in the same way that (say) Sichuan or Thailand is. Japanese doesn't really even have a word for "spicy", 辛い karai originally meant "salty" and is still used in that sense as well. However, there are a couple of spicy local specialities, mostly in the south of the country where they had the most ...


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places which are cold and covered with snow but with a good weather to have a blast Very very tricky. September is within the monsoon period and I don't think you will escape rain even in the hill stations. Snow will be highly improbable unless you decide to venture towards higher altitudes in the Himalayas. The best option I can think of is Ladakh, ...



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