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You've got 5/6 days to travel.

Discussion in 'Reality Check' started by Mitch, May 12, 2017.

  1. Mitch

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    To travel Anywhere in the world, 5-6 days max(including travel time) in Sept/Oct

    Where would you go?
    And why?

    Where would you NOT want to go?
     
  2. billybob

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    Maui.

    Travel time isn't too long and it's hot/tropical/beachy.

    Wouldn't go any further than that.
     
  3. Gerald

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    I don't know if I'd want to travel from Halifax to Hawaii for less than a week, but I'm pretty sure that it's the greatest place on earth.
     
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    i would go back to utah. see the national parks again. mostly spend 2 days in Zion. 2 days in moab canyonlands and arches
     
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    I've been to Hawaii lots and never get tired of going back. Love it there.



    It's not super far, you chew up a day getting there though.
     
  6. HairyAss

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    From Halifax, I'm not sure, but with only 5/6 days, I'd definitely try to stay in the same time zone or head West. The jet lag when you head East really means you need more time to recover when you get there. Saying that, I'd consider Iceland. It's supposed to be amazing, it's not as far as Europe, and is a direct flight from Halifax.

    I like Daver's suggestion of the national parks in Utah. I've only been to SLC, but the countryside in Utah is amazing. It's close enough to where I live now that it's a pretty common destination for co-workers and friends and the pictures I've seen are stunning. Time will tell if Trump has fucked over the national parks for staffing, though.

    National Parks in Canada are free this year. Koichibouguac in New Brunswick is amazing. Fall camping is the best and still plenty warm in September.
     
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    Jet leg never affects me so I wouldn't let that steer me away from heading east
     
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    If that's the case, pick a spot in Europe and explore the hell out of it. A friend of mine is expiring all kinds of little towns in Spain and Portugal right now. Looks amazing. He's staying at hostels, so going on the cheap.

    You're lucky. Going West never bothers me but going East is killer. I had a work trip to Germany at the beginning of the month for about the same amount of time and it wasn't until the last night I was there that I felt normal. I'll be in Amsterdam in September and will probably head over at least 2 days in advance just so I'm awake!
     
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    Prague
     
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    Why?

    Fantastic Country, beautiful city, amazing people, perfect weather all year around, the food is great, everything is cheap, and they have such a fascinating history.
     
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    But Medellin, though? Really? It's like a boring version of Bogota or a landlocked and still boring version of Caratenga...
     
  12. Mitch

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    Amsterdam is leading the race
     
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    Going to Iceland with 6 days the end of the month.

    Amsterdam is pretty wicked
     
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    Having spent time in Cali, Bogota, and Cartagena, I will respectful disagree. Bogota was cold and wet due to the elevation, it gets so much rain they peddle umbrellas on every street corner. Cartagena was a tourist trap and constant hassle to buy shit, not a chance of relaxing on the beach, Santa Marta was considerably more enjoyable.
     
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    Cartegna is more of a tourist trap than Medellin?! Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

    I guess it's all in what you're looking for, or what you want to see...

    But we are all good taking all fucking day to get there on a 5 day turn? I feel like 5-6 days is like Florida/California or closer...
     
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    Same only it would be my first go.
     
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    I have never been to NYC, so I would like to go there. Travel time would be very short so you could get the most out of your trip!
     
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    If I have 5-6 days to get away, it's going to be the least populated place I can find. Def not a major city. I'd rather park my trailer in the woods then spend a week in NY or FL.
     
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    Was there for the first time last month. Amazing city, laid-back and chill vibe. Just watch you don't get run over by a bicycle or scooter lol
     
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    Little off topic.

    Is this a family vacay? Solo? Good chance we will be traveling around that time as well.
     
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    Just Me and wife, little dudes staying here
     
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    +1 for Amsterdam, just LOVE that place. Only downside is Sept/Oct the weather won't be much better than it is here.
     

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