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Travel Plans! Fodorites, WHERE to next? :-D

Jul 23rd, 2006, 07:04 AM
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Travel Plans! Fodorites, WHERE to next? :-D

Summertime is in full swing and so far it has been filled with (rain!) and day trips to beautiful areas in the Northeast USA (Acadia National Park in Maine: BREATHTAKING!!).

I am always 3-4 trips ahead and so far it looks like this:

APRIL 2007: Spain w/Sister
JUNE 2007: Bologna, Italy (Work Conference)
JULY 2007: Ireland (Anniversary)
DECEMBER 2007: Australia (Mutual Christmas Present)

We also daytrip to Montreal during the summer, etc... WHAT DOES YOUR TRAVEL AGENDA LOOKS LIKE?
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 07:13 AM
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In my dreams:
Brugge, Winter 2007
Copenhagen, Summer 2007
Capetown, Summer 2007 (this actually has a grain of reality!)
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 07:15 AM
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July 29 to August 1--Portland, OR
Sept. 29-Oct.7 Hawaii

Next year we were looking at Isreal, but we are now considering China.
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 07:17 AM
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Cant see for fog today in Shetland so I am planning places to visit on future holidays!
Sep 2006 - weekend in Bergen

Sep/Oct 2006 - Tokyo for 3 nights and the rest of the 4 weeks in N Zeal

December 2006 - Xmas in Glasgow. Leave on 27th for New Year cruise going to Lisbon, Tenerife, Madeiraetc for 11 nights

March 2007 - My 50th birthday treat! Joining cruise ship in Hong Kong -ending up in Dubai for3 blissful weeks I hope!

No further plans!
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 07:19 AM
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After 20 years of procrastination, we are off to New Zealand in Feb. for 3 weeks. I will be celebrating a big birthday while there.
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 08:48 AM
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Well, just got back from Ireland two weeks ago, so we'll catch our financial breath for the most of the next year. However:

Sep 2006, Atlanta, GA (www.dragoncon.org)
May 2006, Maine (visiting the inlaws)

One of the following:
July 2007: Scandinavia
Sep 2007: northern Italy
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 09:02 AM
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I've decided to aim for a big 2007 trip:

March 20-May 1: Italy
May 1-31st: Croatia

Something along those lines. I'm thinking of fitting a week of France in there. Here's to hoping for fabulous hiking and incredible scuba diving

I've already started planning and I'm not even done my trip report from my last European sojourn...you guys are a bad influence (or a good influence, I'm not sure which)

Cheers,

Murphy
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 09:10 AM
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Nothing major this year just Disney World Xmas week here at home.

2007

July - Puerto Rico
October - Paris, France

2008

July - Greece

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Jul 23rd, 2006, 10:15 AM
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Still trying to wrap my brain around the right trip, immediately after Thanksgiving (in other words, depart Friday, Nov 24). Fodorites' trip, anyone? to anywhere?

Best wishes,

Rex
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 10:23 AM
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How about a winter trip to Vienna? That sounds dreamy:-?
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 10:32 AM
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November/December - Australia, to visit the family.

2007
Might be taking all three of my kids to Oz. If not, then I'd like to take my son (who will be two) to somewhere in Europe for a 'slow trav' kind of week.
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 11:27 AM
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October 2006 Germany and Austria with a girlfriend.
April 2007 Thailand by myself.
Summer 2007 scuba diving with family, hubby & son to pick the spot!
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 11:59 AM
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Long weekend in Malmesbury in August; South West France for a week in September; and for Christmas and New Year.

And Cape Cod next summer, I think.

I have to do something in February but I don't know what yet.
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 01:35 PM
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August 2006 Paris and Provence

Oct. 2006 Conference in Orlando

Feb. 2007 Longboat Key, FL

July 2007 Lake Como, Cinque Terre, Milan and Venice

July 2008 Thinking about going back to the Greek Islands! Australia/New Zealand--maybe.
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 01:39 PM
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Happy Birthday Bob!

I'll be celebrating my 39th in 7 weeks for a 10 day stay in England with kids and dh...

so here's our itinerary...could change if reading these posts change my mind!

England-September 2006

Italy-March 2008 (or whichever is the best month to travel...we can travel anytime so looking for best month)

Austria-Switzerland-Germany-France-September 2010

Somewhere in Asia 2012...still deciding

Tara
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 01:48 PM
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BOBTHE NAV-- New Zealand!!! How fab!! I heard so many incredible things about NZ. Have a great time planning!

PM-- Quite understandable the possible switch to China instead of Israel.

GreenDragon-- you can't go wrong with anyone of the two options you have for 2007!!

Rex-- Southern Spain/Lisbon after Thanksgiving would be my suggestion. Then again, there is ALWAYS Paris...!

Sheila--- if you are anywhere near Upstate NY next Summer, feel free to stop over!! We'll grill some burgers and talk travel!

Back in 94-95 this forum was almost 99% France, Germany and some Ireland. Fast forward 2006 and it is Croatia, New Zealand, China, Scandinavia. HOW COOL IS THAT!=D>
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 01:56 PM
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I really enjoyed those thread - all these wonderful destinations to contemplate.
I was about to compile my own list when my credit card walked out in disgust
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 03:59 PM
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New Hampshire next week, and then starting to learn Italian for a few years and then Emila-Romania!
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 04:04 PM
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I love to see where everyone is going--it gives me more trip ideas to wish for!

September 2006 - New England (Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont)

May, 2007 - Greece (islands and possibly Peloponesse)

May, 2008 - Italy (Venice, Florence, Cinque Terre, maybe Piedmont)

Then, big 10th wedding anniversary in September 2009--not sure--thinking maybe Cook Islands or Fiji, but Amalfi Coast/Sicily is calling my name as well!!
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Jul 23rd, 2006, 04:15 PM
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I am so impressed with all the travel plans!! In February we went to AU/NZ for three weeks, including a 12 day cruise....In June we went on a one week tour of Michigan, fantastic!! In Sept. we will be on a two week rivercruise, Bucharest, Romania to Budapest, Hungary...(last Sept. we did Amsterdam-Budapest)...then in Dec. we will take a family Christmas cruise on Celebrity, LA-Hawaii, 16 days, our second family Christmas cruise. Next late spring, hope to do Scandinavia.
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