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Where do you go?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by CradleRobber, Mar 25, 2008.

  1. CradleRobber

    CradleRobber Active Member

    You've just been handed $10,000, under the conditions that $7,500 must be used for travel this summer. You're in college, and you know there are a lot of places you'll never get to see later in life simply because you make your money in journalism.

    Which three or four places (countries, cities, anything) do you go? Why?

    For value added, how do you get there/where do you stay/what do you do?
  2. I'm still looking for the $10,000. Where did you say it is?
  3. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    I go looking for foaf's Eric Byrnes picture. WTF is it?!
  4. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    And if you were actually given 10,000 bucks, the rest of don't want to hear about it.
  5. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    I'd head to Europe with a backpack or may South America with a backpack. Someplace with a backpack at any rate.
  6. pallister

    pallister Guest

    I think I'd travel to Ireland/Scotland/Wales by boat.
  7. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    Japan, for the food and baseball experience.

    China, for the Olympics.

    Italy's countryside and coast, to breathe some clean air after Beijing, and just to spend some time in wine country and enjoy the beauty that is the Cinque Terre.

    If short on money after China, England, with a backpack. If really short on money, San Francisco.
  8. Norman Stansfield

    Norman Stansfield Active Member

    Italy, Spain and Greece, and gain 20 lbs. eating all the wonderful food.
  9. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    $7,500 doesn't really go all that far, unless you're looking to blow it in 2-3 weeks. I figure the Seattle trip will set me back in the $1,000 range, and I'm taking an economy flight booked well in advance.

    Don't know if it's feasable, but a fortnight in London followed by a month in a rented RV hitting every as many states and provinces that I can.
  10. CentralIllinoisan

    CentralIllinoisan Active Member

    RV and a cross-country trip, stopping in as many small towns as I can.
  11. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    Italy ... possibly Amsterdam if I want a little culture.
  12. CentralIllinoisan

    CentralIllinoisan Active Member

    Yeah, culture. That's why people go to Amsterdam, the culture. ;)
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