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The ultimate holiday destination

  • By Rainbow
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  • 989 replies

Let's have some fun with this - If you could go ANYWHERE in the world for a holiday, regardless of price, where would you go and why? Pretend you've just won the lottery! Is it warm, cold, scenic...

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Do you prefer to travel alone or with someone?

  • By akol
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  • 114 replies

Do you find travelling alone a daunting experience? Or do you prefer the freedom of being independant and free to explore at your own pace? Is it better to travel with a partner? Family? Friends?

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Japan or France

  • By Lari
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  • 45 replies

if you had the chance would you go to Japan or would you go to France? tell us why

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Still to do

  • By elljay
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  • 18 replies

Are there any places within Oz that are still on your to do list?

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What do you guys think about Malaysia?

  • By NurPah
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  • 17 replies

Hi, I am Nur from Malaysia.. i just want to know people’s view and opinion about my country. Is there any special places and attractions in Malaysia that triggered people to visit Malaysia.

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Your best place you've been to

  • By Bernard
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  • 103 replies

Which is the best country/city/area that you've been to, and why?

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Maldives

  • By James31820901
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Of you want to go to a beautiful location, join the locals on a fishing expedition where there are so many fish to be caught that everyone with a line is just flipping them on the boat so that it...

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Cruises

  • By Kessa1959
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  • 10 replies

We have fallen in love with cruising. Yes we still do other holidays however my husband and I find it relaxing, we get to visit other places, only unpack the once and can do as little or as much as...

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Public Holiday

  • By spog777
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  • 16 replies

Do you travel far on public holidays or do you prefer to stay home - and why

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Iceland

  • By Benji
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Thinking of traveling from Manchester to Iceland in July or August next year for about six nights after visiting relatives in the UK. Would like to hear from anyone who has been regarding flights,...

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cruise

  • By dinky
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  • 75 replies

Who has been cruising? We are totaly addicted to the only way to enjoy a great holiday.We have done 6 cruises and can not get enough of them.Unfortunately we have to go to work in between.I can...

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Best time to cruise to Papua New Guinea

  • By Benji
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I am interested in taking a cruise on a Princess Line Ship that visits Rabaul, other small islands in PG and also the Solomon Islands and Noumena. There are various departure dates such as May and...

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Cruise to Papua New Guinea & Solaman Islands

  • By Benji
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Has anyone taken a cruise to the above places? company did you sail with? What is the best time of the year to visit?

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Brisbane Road trip

  • By ahd
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Over the recent Christmas break, we travelled to Brisbane from Melbourne by road to visit my son staying there. It was a long 21 hour journey but we enjoyed the drive and the time together. We were...

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solo travel

  • By wattle
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  • 6 replies

these days there are a lot of single woman wanting to travel but the cost is nearly double surely all these company must realise that they are losing a lot of people who would travel but not at...

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Any tips in travelling overseas ... Asian & Europe

  • By beachhut
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Travel advise....and best experience

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Australia

  • By rodney2518
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  • 62 replies

I have had many friends travel overseas, and still I ask them, have you explored your own country first! I love life and would go anywhere, whether it be in Australia or any country in the world,...

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Bali what are your hidden gems

  • By Number 7
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tell me about the special places you have found, I have been there 25 times and every time I find something that excites me and brings me back

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Melbourne Or Gold Coast ?

  • By Faith....
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What one of these is the best choice at the moment and what is there to do ?

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Camping

  • By shelly47
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  • 13 replies

We are planning on going camping for weekend trips and wish to buy a tent. Does anyone know the best brand at a reasonable cost? We want to be able to put it up easily.

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Anybody been to Canada?

  • By Jani82
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I would love to get some feedback and info on heading to Canada. Its been a childhood dream!! I would love to go to the Native American/Indian civilizations..anyone been? Would love to hear about...

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Going to thialand

  • By meganodwyer
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Going to Thailand some ideas of where to go and what do :)

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India to go or not

  • By burnsy
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  • 9 replies

In October and November 2012, at the behest of my wife, we spent just over 4 weeks in many parts of India with the aim of both sightseeing and fulfilling her Buddhist quests. She had a great time...

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Stopover in Qatar on way to UK

  • By Benji
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My husband and I will be travelling to the UK next year and are currently looking at airfares for June/July. Has anyone ever taken a stopover in Qatar. Their fares seem very reasonable and we are...

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Christmas Gifts

  • By CHEZZA
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I truly travel from our home through out the whole year and I at any time I purchase presents for Christmas. Some presents I have purchased from Reader's Digest back in February but I have had to...

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Has anyone been to Santorini?

  • By Trish
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Santorini would be one of the most wonderful islands the world! It is one of the Greek islands and I spent a few days there with my husband when we went to celebrate a friends 60th birthday. It was...

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New York

  • By des
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Hello we are going to new York for a few days in September does anyone have any advice on the best things to see and also if you have a great place to stay that does not cost the earth and is...

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didi

  • By didi
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we do a lot of travelling in our caravan cheaply by staying in free camp areas, anyone know of any goo free camps down the nsw, victoria coast

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life

  • By sally
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  • 8 replies

yes ive traveld its gr8 to see different countres and meet new peaple

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Campervanning

  • By mccallmob
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  • 18 replies

So many people are now owners of campervans and its a big community. Many people have places to visit and camp sites to recommend. Places to get repairs done and discounts for for many services.

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Big surprise

  • By delilah
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Have you had a suprising adventure? Recently my daughter and I went to Port Douglas for a 4 day break. We planed and paid for every little thing before we went. Snorkeling on the great barrier...

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Queensland from top to bottom

  • By Goulah
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Considering how large Queensland is, how much of it have you been to? Visiting the Whitsundays in November I was absolutely delilghted with the Barrier Reef which comes under the heading of "has...

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Cheap and cheerfull breaks not far from Auckland.

  • By verity
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I'm as good as broke and in need of a break with the kids. We love Rotorua but I don't think the budget could stretch to all the usual activities.

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coffee in Cairns help

  • By cafe adam
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I will be In Cairns, And I want the best atmosphere with greets coffee. Not MAINSTREAM please...... Any help appreciated ta

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Travel

  • By maria
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Most recent survey I did on travel, did not allow for the scenario of being booked currently for an upcoming holiday, and what choices were made....would have been very relevant in this case.

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Has anyone been to Phuket Thailand

  • By Kelly
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Our last overseas holiday for Phuket Thailand for 14 days and it was the kids first overseas trip on a plane. We all loved it so much and it was an experience for the boys also. I do recommend it...

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Aussie vs Kiwi

  • By auksiron2
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I find it astounding that the Australian sports person and general public seem to get hyped everytime they come up against any Kiwi sports team/person. Why does the average aussie do that? When you...

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Travel

  • By elle
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  • 74 replies

travelling is not very safe at this present time

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Alaska

  • By Benji
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Anyone ever visited Alaska? We are interested in taking the Marine Highways ship down along the coast, with stops along the way, and ending up near Vancouver or Victoria Island. Would really really...

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have you ever to mekong delta ?

  • By jackwood9899
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Discover the lush beauty of the Mekong Delta as you wind your way down narrow canals on a sampan that glides along fruit orchards, paddy fields and sleepy villages; visit a floating market, where...

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Only For Celebrities

  • By dint
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Do ordinary folk ever get to experience the Northern Lights or take a jet flight into that realm beyond earth's atmosphere?

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Gracelands

  • By hick
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Hi. I promised my wife that I would take her to see Gracelands about 20 years ago and now she has decided the time is right. Planning to go in September 13, but seem to have very little info at...

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Travelling to Fiji

  • By Mikariel
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Hi there! My family are going to Denauru, Fiji at the end of October. Was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for activities we could do with our two kids under 3? Also if you could recommend...

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Organized group tours

  • By Hilary
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What do people think of organized group tours? I am interested in hearing about people's experiences and if they think it is a cost effective option.

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Maldives

  • By LT17
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Hi All, I am planning to go to the Maldives in January, and would love to hear anyones personal views and experiences of the place. What hotels you would recommend and things to do. Other than...

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HOLIDAYS FOR SINGLES

  • By wattle
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IT IS VERY COSTLY FOR SINGLE PEOPLE TO TRAVEL TODAY IT WOULD BE GOOD IF YOU COULD MEET PEOPLE SPECIALLY WOMEN WHO SEEM TO LIVE LONGER I HAVE TAKEN MY GRANDCHILDREN WITH ME BECAUSE I DON'T LIKE...

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Sunshine Coast

  • By jet123
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My partner and I are travelling to the Sunshine Coast in Queensland in a few weeks, and we traveled to the Gold Coast back in April this year. Does anyone have any ideas of what we could do while...

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Travel with Children

  • By Sal
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Where is a good place to travel with a one year old daughter? We are thinking of one of the islands like Fiji, or Samoa but need it to be reasonably child friendly and also not too expensive. Best...

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Do you think it'd be safe to travel to Hokkaido in 2012

  • By molar
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Friends want to go away for my 40th birthday celebrations -- Overseas! I've been hoping to go to Hokkaido.. do you think it'll be safe/suitable to travel to Northern Japan by 2nd half of 2012?

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Vietnam Travel

  • By Paulie
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Next on our list is Vietnam. We've had previous trips to Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, but have never visited Vietnam before. This will probably be two separate trips, one to NV...

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Vietnam June/July 2012

  • By Benji
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We will be spending 3 weeks in Vietnam next year and intend to travel by train to Nha Trang to start with. Does anyone have details of this train trip or any others along the coast. Also has anyone...

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has anybody been to....

  • By 888shelley
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Vietnam! I would love to hear from anyone who has done this trip as an independant traveller. Hubby and I like to experience local culture and are prepared to backpack as you meet interesting...

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Things to do in Exmouth

  • By lisa170
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My fiance and I are planning on going to exmouth in WA for our honeymoon in March. We're from Gippsland in Victoria. Does anyone have any tip on what we can do or places to go and see while we are...

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we have just been retired 8 months and now want to travel overseas possibly to uk. and ireland..

  • By melchel
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  • 33 replies

hi we have just been retired a few months and now would like to possibly go and look at the uk especially ireland.. havent checked out the travel shops as yet.. but am looking at maybe march to...

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Has anyone visted Mazatlan recently?

  • By Paulie
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As part of a three-month North American trip, we're visiting Mazatlan, Mexico, for a week. Recently we've become aware of major crime issues. Anyone know the ropes?

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travell

  • By sally
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my favouet place was scotland got to see lots of wonder full places peaple there are gr8

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maacka

  • By maacka
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Hi was wondering if anyone has travelled to morocco? I am going in September and would like to chat with someone who has been there

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Antique Roadshow

  • By Brad
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Including this in a UK trip later this year. Has anyone attended before? Any tips?