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What's hot: About 50,000 experts in 170 countries are ready to offer travel advice and tips. Some experts also are available as tour guides for hire. After typing in your destination, click on the "Find Answers" tab to see what questions travelers have asked, and the answers. I found out where to get a kite-boarding lesson in Cape Town, South Africa, and the best vegetarian restaurant in Prague, Czech Republic.

What's not: It would be great if the "activities and places" tabs came up in a map format. Ignore the fact that some of the profile pics look like personal ads.

- Jen Leo, Los Angeles Times