The Polyglot Gathering in Berlin

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Re: The Polyglot Gathering in Berlin

Postby jeff_lindqvist » Wed Nov 02, 2016 10:30 am

Now I have to learn Slovak. 8-)
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Re: The Polyglot Gathering in Berlin

Postby Elenia » Wed Nov 02, 2016 10:37 am

jeff_lindqvist wrote:Now I have to learn Slovak. 8-)


Via Finnish, to save time and energy
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Re: The Polyglot Gathering in Berlin

Postby Brun Ugle » Wed Nov 02, 2016 1:53 pm

I'm not sure I'll be able to go. It looks like it's really hard to get there from here and coasts more than ten times what it cost me to fly to Berlin.
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Re: The Polyglot Gathering in Berlin

Postby Serpent » Wed Nov 02, 2016 2:34 pm

Is going to Wien cheaper for you?
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Re: The Polyglot Gathering in Berlin

Postby Brun Ugle » Wed Nov 02, 2016 2:50 pm

Serpent wrote:Is going to Wien cheaper for you?


It looks that way, but it's still nowhere near as good as Berlin. And I'd still have to get from Wien to Bratislava. I haven't checked about that. I'll have to look around a bit more, but I really wish they hadn't changed the location. Berlin was so nice and convenient. It only cost me about 800 NOK for a two hour direct flight last year. All I've found so far for Bratislava costs over 12 000 NOK and is over 24 hours with several stops. Wien looks like 2 000 - 3 000 NOK and at least 4.5 hours with at least one stop.
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Re: The Polyglot Gathering in Berlin

Postby rdearman » Wed Nov 02, 2016 6:38 pm

Well that sucks! The woman who could have taught me Slovakian has left my company. More importantly this might mean I'm not going to get cookies for learning Finnish. :(
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Re: The Polyglot Gathering in Berlin

Postby Mista » Wed Nov 02, 2016 6:58 pm

Brun Ugle wrote:
Serpent wrote:Is going to Wien cheaper for you?


It looks that way, but it's still nowhere near as good as Berlin. And I'd still have to get from Wien to Bratislava. I haven't checked about that. I'll have to look around a bit more, but I really wish they hadn't changed the location. Berlin was so nice and convenient. It only cost me about 800 NOK for a two hour direct flight last year. All I've found so far for Bratislava costs over 12 000 NOK and is over 24 hours with several stops. Wien looks like 2 000 - 3 000 NOK and at least 4.5 hours with at least one stop.


You may want to consider going via Prague as well. It seems Norewgian has cheap direct flights from Trondheim. Bus or train to Bratislava is around 4-5 hours and tickets seem to be in the range 6-20 euro.
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Re: The Polyglot Gathering in Berlin

Postby Brun Ugle » Wed Nov 02, 2016 8:13 pm

Mista wrote:
Brun Ugle wrote:
Serpent wrote:Is going to Wien cheaper for you?


It looks that way, but it's still nowhere near as good as Berlin. And I'd still have to get from Wien to Bratislava. I haven't checked about that. I'll have to look around a bit more, but I really wish they hadn't changed the location. Berlin was so nice and convenient. It only cost me about 800 NOK for a two hour direct flight last year. All I've found so far for Bratislava costs over 12 000 NOK and is over 24 hours with several stops. Wien looks like 2 000 - 3 000 NOK and at least 4.5 hours with at least one stop.


You may want to consider going via Prague as well. It seems Norewgian has cheap direct flights from Trondheim. Bus or train to Bratislava is around 4-5 hours and tickets seem to be in the range 6-20 euro.


Thanks. I'll look into that. Berlin was just so easy to get to. Why did they have to change it?! :x
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Re: The Polyglot Gathering in Berlin

Postby zenmonkey » Wed Nov 02, 2016 9:25 pm

I was hoping for Berlin also (I'm in Frankfurt so that is pretty easy). Bratislava is going to be trickier. The fly to Vienna and take a bus seems like the best choice.
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Re: The Polyglot Gathering in Berlin

Postby Longinus » Wed Nov 02, 2016 9:42 pm

Personally I would much rather go to Bratislava than Berlin or Vienna. Hopefully I can go this time! Is this planned for next May?
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