help me figure out where to go on vacation

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A few years back (pre-9/11) when I had no passport (US) but needed to get far far away, I went to American Samoa. Aside from being far far away, it has very little to recommend it.

I remember that Travis McGee Novel where he goes to Pago Pago and says "wow, this sucks."

The PEW Research Center for Panty-Twisting (Rock Hardy), Sunday, 31 December 2006 19:12 (fifteen years ago) link

Cuba is great, and the price is "ok".

I went to Haiti once, whoa, it was fucked up.

So, don't go there.

Adam Moultin (Crummy Chair), Sunday, 31 December 2006 19:15 (fifteen years ago) link

Woah, hang on, explain spring breakers to us Britishes please. We are planning Florida at the end of February - is there some sort of time when the world is taken over by puking teenagers?

ailsa_xx (ailsa_xx), Sunday, 31 December 2006 19:22 (fifteen years ago) link

Spring break is the time between winter and spring university terms in the US, late March/early April in essence. Late February shouldn't be a problem, but Alfred Soto or other Miami-based folk would be the ones to ask.

Ned Raggett (Ned), Sunday, 31 December 2006 19:24 (fifteen years ago) link

torshavn, faroese

^ (cb303), Sunday, 31 December 2006 19:24 (fifteen years ago) link

But it is cold.

Ned Raggett (Ned), Sunday, 31 December 2006 19:25 (fifteen years ago) link

Not going to Miami, going to the other side (Bradenton, to be precise). I could ask my brother who lives there, but I don't think they go out much and they probably wouldn't notice.

ailsa_xx (ailsa_xx), Sunday, 31 December 2006 19:25 (fifteen years ago) link

Oh, yes indeed! Easter is the time for high school kids to go on spring break and vomit in public places, as the drinking ages are lower outside of the US. University breaks vary, as they may not fall around Easter, and are not standard from school to school. The university I work at now gets two spring breaks (?) at weird times. If I hear another student say how "awesome" Miami Beach is, someone will get cold cocked in the head. However, I went to a big public university up North, and we had a week in March, not necessarily around Easter. It all depends. Spring may just be the season of the vomming teens / 20 somethings.

molly mummenschanz (molly d), Sunday, 31 December 2006 19:28 (fifteen years ago) link

eight years pass...

a. mexico city
b. new mexico
c. north carolina
d. michigan
e. alaska
f. iceland
g. new york
h. portugal
i. walla walla
j. seoul
k. the island
l. montana
m. shanghai

jergins, Tuesday, 19 May 2015 04:38 (seven years ago) link

the island obv

esperantzen (p much resigned to deems), Tuesday, 19 May 2015 22:54 (seven years ago) link

#theisland is trending rn

lxy, Tuesday, 19 May 2015 23:44 (seven years ago) link

walla walla would be the cheapest

spite n ease (harbl), Wednesday, 20 May 2015 00:28 (seven years ago) link

or the island i guess

spite n ease (harbl), Wednesday, 20 May 2015 00:29 (seven years ago) link


mookieproof, Wednesday, 20 May 2015 02:34 (seven years ago) link

n. disneyland

jergins, Wednesday, 20 May 2015 04:35 (seven years ago) link

which ones haven't you been to already?

smoove operator, Wednesday, 20 May 2015 04:44 (seven years ago) link

i'd like to go to michigan in summer

spite n ease (harbl), Wednesday, 20 May 2015 22:53 (seven years ago) link

if you go to montana, my little brother lives in a little town outside of bozeman and his neighbor rents out a very nice house to people. not through airbnb or anything, just to family/friends of people who live in the town. my bro works at the gibson guitar factory if you want a tour, he can set one up.

jaq, Thursday, 21 May 2015 00:51 (seven years ago) link

i am going to michigan in summer

mookieproof, Thursday, 21 May 2015 23:23 (seven years ago) link

May I suggest: Minnesota

tehresa, Friday, 22 May 2015 22:34 (seven years ago) link

I'd probably pick #theisland tho!

tehresa, Friday, 22 May 2015 22:35 (seven years ago) link

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