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    Quote Originally Posted by Gsnarls View Post
    No sweat. My wife always says I'm like a part time travel agent. LOL. I obsess over planning all our trips and we/I get to travel quite a bit.
    I get like that too.. once I get a travel plan going I obsess with the planning.. its fun for me

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    Quote Originally Posted by connorp View Post
    I get like that too.. once I get a travel plan going I obsess with the planning.. its fun for me
    Me too. I pretty much need a trip to look forward to all the time. Helps me stay happy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gsnarls View Post
    Me too. I pretty much need a trip to look forward to all the time. Helps me stay happy.
    Oh shit.. we're brothers then
    that's me to a t

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    Went to Australia and New Zealand back in January. Both countries were amazing!

    I went shark cage diving in Port Lincoln, SA which is about a 30 min flight from Adelaide. One of the best experiences I've ever had. I saw the Australian Open in Melbourne, which is a fantastic sports city. Also saw a Melbourne Victory game. Went snorkelling up at the Great Barrier Reef which is something everyone needs to see in their lifetime. Went down to the Gold Coast, which is a lot like Miami and very Americanized. Sydney was an amazing city, and I'd say one of the best if not best city I'd ever visited. Fantastic waterfront, skyline, restaurants, bars, beaches, weather. It has everything!

    Was supposed to have a long stopover in Dubai on the way back, though I was put on another flight from Melbourne since the original one was cancelled due to engineering problems. Still saw a bit of the city at night, but wish I had the full day there as I was supposed to. I wouldn't mind going there for a week or two, though Dubai is quite expensive.

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    I'm not really one into cruises. Yeah they'd be nice and relaxing to go on for a week, but I'm young and I'd rather travel/explore other places before I'm stuck on a boat for a week. Don't get me wrong, they are probably nice, but I'd rather spend that $ and travel to other places.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orgfiller View Post
    If you're ever back, you should check out some of the Cayos (Cayo Santa Maria, Cayo Largo, Cayo Coco etc), IMO and a lot of other people's they are even more beautiful!
    Going to Cayo Coco on May 6th! First time going with an all inclusive and Cuba. SO PUMPED.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chappy View Post
    Thinking of doing a cruise or resort for the next vacation, not sure where to go just yet though. Been to Cuba and Dominican already, may try something new, although I loved my Dominican trip.
    I've been lucky to have gone on 6 cruises, they are a blast! Although it depends what you are looking for. If you're goal is to just drink and relax then resort is the way to go. If you want to have a large variety of things to do, see some cool places, and have great food... go cruise!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dylan View Post
    Going to Cayo Coco on May 6th! First time going with an all inclusive and Cuba. SO PUMPED.
    I hope you have a blast!

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    Quote Originally Posted by connorp View Post
    Oh shit.. we're brothers then
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    LOL, cool

    Where's your next?

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    Mine is San Francisco in May. For a conference, going solo but will know a few people there at the meeting. Looking forward to it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gsnarls View Post
    LOL, cool

    Where's your next?
    Well..now its bb season for my son.. games very weekend.. so my trips are more the 1-2 day variety (amusement parks, beaches, and such).. but I want to go to the DR.. just started a new career though and don't think I can for right now.. just have weekends free.. I f'd up and missed my chance to lie and tell them I had a pre-hire commitment (a vaca already all paid for)..

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    Quote Originally Posted by JFaS View Post
    Im "travelling" to Toronto May 1!
    The city welcomes you man. Have fun here.
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    climate change (lol)

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    Going to Mexico (Myan) for the first time, any suggestions? Do's/dont's?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wilko View Post
    Going to Mexico (Myan) for the first time, any suggestions? Do's/dont's?
    1. Wearing sunscreen at any point will immediately identify you as a sissy, and since you've already lost any sort of manly moustache showdown by default, your cred really can't take the hit. Suck it up.

    2. Hydration is key. Don't be a sap and pay gringo prices for bottled water though, tap is good enough for the locals and it's good enough for you too. Drink it down.

    3. Travelling on the cheap is easy if you know where to cut costs. Needless registration and safety fees for taxis are typically passed along, but can be avoided by the cunning traveller. Get on in there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by silvergun View Post
    1. Wearing sunscreen at any point will immediately identify you as a sissy, and since you've already lost any sort of manly moustache showdown by default, your cred really can't take the hit. Suck it up.

    2. Hydration is key. Don't be a sap and pay gringo prices for bottled water though, tap is good enough for the locals and it's good enough for you too. Drink it down.

    3. Travelling on the cheap is easy if you know where to cut costs. Needless registration and safety fees for taxis are typically passed along, but can be avoided by the cunning traveller. Get on in there.

    I think you want me to die.

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    Mauritius.

    Look it up. I'm going for the second time later this year to visit my fiancée's family.
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