GatewayRedbirds.com

A Message Board Dedicated to Discussing St. Louis Cardinals Baseball!
It is currently October 20 19, 11:18 am

All times are UTC - 6 hours




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 107 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 7, 8, 9, 10, 11  Next
Author Message
PostPosted: June 8 19, 7:21 am 
Offline
There's someone in my head but it's not me
User avatar

Joined: April 18 06, 5:08 pm
Posts: 44269
Location: Clowns to the left of me. Jokers to the right. Here I am.

Retirement is just months away. Looks like we have a lot of research to do regarding travel logistics.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: June 13 19, 8:35 pm 
Offline
Hall Of Famer

Joined: June 26 06, 8:54 pm
Posts: 11457
Location: kintore/yuendumu
I traveled to Baltimore. While catching up with a former colleague, I had crab cake for lunch one day, and the colleague made fun of my dull tastes. I've been trying to remember why I never told this former colleague to [expletive] off.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: June 13 19, 8:43 pm 
Offline
All Hail the New GDT Master
User avatar

Joined: April 26 11, 6:06 am
Posts: 23188
Location: Columbus, OH
greenback44 wrote:
I traveled to Baltimore. While catching up with a former colleague, I had crab cake for lunch one day, and the colleague made fun of my dull tastes. I've been trying to remember why I never told this former colleague to [expletive] off.


I love the Inner Harbor area of Baltimore. And Camden is fun except for all the Orioles fans.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: September 9 19, 2:14 pm 
Offline
Perennial All-Star
User avatar

Joined: April 20 06, 8:43 pm
Posts: 8662
Location: Please use blue font for the sarcasm impaired.
Planning a trip in the spring with my GF. Her best friend is taking family to Scotland for her 50th birthday. We're going to go with them for the first leg of their trip and stay in Edinburgh. Then we're going to break from the pack and hit a bunch of cities in mainland Europe. The full list looks like this:

Edinburgh
Brussels, BLG (with day trips to Ghent & Bruges)
Cologne, GRM
Rothenburg od der Tauber, GRM
Munich, GRM
Fussen, GRM
Strasbourgh, FRN
Colmar, FRN
Angers, FRN
Paris, FRN


We'll fly into Brussels, then rent a car when we're heading to Germany and drive during our week there. Then return the car when we get to the first city in France. My GF lived there for a while in college so she is fluent and the train situation seems to be much more convenient for the cities we're stopping in.

This is going to be an EPIC 2 1/2 weeks. It's a lot of little trips between cities but we picked places that are short trips (with the exception of Comar to Angers, but by train it's not terrible). I am beyond excited.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: September 9 19, 2:15 pm 
Offline
Perennial All-Star
User avatar

Joined: April 20 06, 8:43 pm
Posts: 8662
Location: Please use blue font for the sarcasm impaired.
And I am going to drink ALL the beers.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: September 10 19, 8:57 pm 
Offline
Seeking a Zubaz seamstress

Joined: September 4 07, 1:48 pm
Posts: 24651
Location: St. Louis
GeddyWrox wrote:
And I am going to drink ALL the beers.

Looks like a
helluva trip. Enjoy.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: September 11 19, 3:24 pm 
Offline
darjeeling sipping elite
User avatar

Joined: October 17 06, 11:19 am
Posts: 37043
Location: Huis Clos
We had a patient today who said she traveled everywhere, all over the world. 89 years old, she wasn’t too acute and we had a delay waiting for the ambulance so i decided to ask about her travels.
Me: Have you been to Asia?
Her: No
Me: :-?


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: September 25 19, 1:26 am 
Offline
Everyday Player
User avatar

Joined: August 31 06, 2:06 am
Posts: 334
Location: Hong Kong - the land of the never ending protest
Asia:
China - lived there for 17+ years
Hong Kong - lived here for 10
Bhutan - that, that was an experience
Thailand - one of the best countries in the world
Myanmar/Burma - its a bizarre place...spectacular, but bizarre
Laos - see above.
Vietnam - dont like it...didnt like...wont like it. Good food, though.
India - One of the most unique countries in the world.
Bangladesh - if there is an armpit of the world...this is it. Awful in every aspect
Japan - awesome. great culture, great food, civilized people and not too expensive now
S. Korea - not a more xenophobic country in the world. With that said...I enjoy it.
Mongolia - I have arm wrestled hookers there for vodka/yak's milk.
Singapore - clean, nice, good food...good people.
Indonesia - An interesting country...traffic in Jakarta is the worst I have ever experienced
Malaysia - kind of bland, but ok.
Philippines - very nice people
Australia - Not a better country in the world. I'm retiring there soon...just not soon enough
New Zealand - A close second to Oz
Pakistan - so much better than my expectation. Incredibly nice people...and very giving
Azerbaijan - Baku, the capital, blew me away...it was incredible and surpassed all my expectations. Caspian sea...really cool.

Europe
England
Scotland
Wales
Ireland
France - I actually love the country. Gets a bad rap, but its pretty nice
Italy - only country in the world where the men will hit on your wife right in front of your face and not think twice about it
Spain
Portugal
Germany
The Netherlands
Belgium
Czech Republic - my favorite country in Europe. Its grand and beautiful
Poland
Russia
Lithuania
Estonia - a real gem...and an inordinate amount of attractive women
Albania - the armpit (maybe the [expletive]) of Europe
Croatia - also an awesome place

Middle East/Africa
Israel - remember being shocked in Jerusalem that there were no steel/glass building
Jordan - gave me trouble when they saw my visa for Israel...cost me a few sheckles to get them to forget about it
Egypt - the Pyramids...dont believe the hype...but some great food and interesting markets
Dubai - Weird place...surreal. No local actually works...just Filipinos an Pakistanis
Abu Dhabi - coolest place in the Middle East
South Africa - awesome. Joberg...Cape Town is one of the coolest cities in the world.
Namibia - Best country in Africa....great, great country and the capital Windhoek is phenomenal
Madagascar - yeah, Madagascar. The poverty was stunning.
Kenya - Busy, busy place...hectic, nuts, insane and the Kenyans are crazy
Nigeria - Kenya squared

Central/South America
Brazil - what else can you say but...fun. Sao Paolo traffic is awful, though..
Chile - one of the coolest countries in the world...people are nice, a tad aloff but the scenery is breath taking
Argentina - good time...good people...good steak and wine
Colombia - to say the women there are attractive might be the biggest understatement a person could make
Bolivia - All I remember was the elevation...me feeling sick and wanting to leave
Mexico - who hasnt been there
Belize - great scuba diving and snorkeling
Guatemala - lived there for 8 months...great and nice people..incredibly poor
Panama

Carribean/N America
Jamaica
St. Thomas/St. Croix
St. Kitts/Nevis
Grand Cayman
Dominican Republic
Haiti
USA
Canada


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: September 25 19, 1:38 am 
Offline
Everyday Player
User avatar

Joined: August 31 06, 2:06 am
Posts: 334
Location: Hong Kong - the land of the never ending protest
Radbird wrote:
I want to go to India. I deal with a lot of counties at work and India is by far the most challenging. And frankly frustrating. It’s often hard to understand their approach and logic in what they present to me - just a foreign thought process (pun not intended). I wish I could go there on business now, the thought being that working with the team in person would help me understand and end up benefiting both of us. That likely won’t happen but I still want to go eventually to experience a totally different culture and society.

been there countless times...if you figure them out, please do let me know. After 20 year's travelling there, I still am at a loss.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: September 25 19, 4:31 am 
Offline
Veteran Player
User avatar

Joined: April 27 10, 11:08 pm
Posts: 979
Indu WangZi wrote:
Asia:
China - lived there for 17+ years
Hong Kong - lived here for 10
Bhutan - that, that was an experience
Thailand - one of the best countries in the world
Myanmar/Burma - its a bizarre place...spectacular, but bizarre
Laos - see above.
Vietnam - dont like it...didnt like...wont like it. Good food, though.
India - One of the most unique countries in the world.
Bangladesh - if there is an armpit of the world...this is it. Awful in every aspect
Japan - awesome. great culture, great food, civilized people and not too expensive now
S. Korea - not a more xenophobic country in the world. With that said...I enjoy it.
Mongolia - I have arm wrestled hookers there for vodka/yak's milk.
Singapore - clean, nice, good food...good people.
Indonesia - An interesting country...traffic in Jakarta is the worst I have ever experienced
Malaysia - kind of bland, but ok.
Philippines - very nice people
Australia - Not a better country in the world. I'm retiring there soon...just not soon enough
New Zealand - A close second to Oz
Pakistan - so much better than my expectation. Incredibly nice people...and very giving
Azerbaijan - Baku, the capital, blew me away...it was incredible and surpassed all my expectations. Caspian sea...really cool.

Europe
England
Scotland
Wales
Ireland
France - I actually love the country. Gets a bad rap, but its pretty nice
Italy - only country in the world where the men will hit on your wife right in front of your face and not think twice about it
Spain
Portugal
Germany
The Netherlands
Belgium
Czech Republic - my favorite country in Europe. Its grand and beautiful
Poland
Russia
Lithuania
Estonia - a real gem...and an inordinate amount of attractive women
Albania - the armpit (maybe the [expletive]) of Europe
Croatia - also an awesome place

Middle East/Africa
Israel - remember being shocked in Jerusalem that there were no steel/glass building
Jordan - gave me trouble when they saw my visa for Israel...cost me a few sheckles to get them to forget about it
Egypt - the Pyramids...dont believe the hype...but some great food and interesting markets
Dubai - Weird place...surreal. No local actually works...just Filipinos an Pakistanis
Abu Dhabi - coolest place in the Middle East
South Africa - awesome. Joberg...Cape Town is one of the coolest cities in the world.
Namibia - Best country in Africa....great, great country and the capital Windhoek is phenomenal
Madagascar - yeah, Madagascar. The poverty was stunning.
Kenya - Busy, busy place...hectic, nuts, insane and the Kenyans are crazy
Nigeria - Kenya squared

Central/South America
Brazil - what else can you say but...fun. Sao Paolo traffic is awful, though..
Chile - one of the coolest countries in the world...people are nice, a tad aloff but the scenery is breath taking
Argentina - good time...good people...good steak and wine
Colombia - to say the women there are attractive might be the biggest understatement a person could make
Bolivia - All I remember was the elevation...me feeling sick and wanting to leave
Mexico - who hasnt been there
Belize - great scuba diving and snorkeling
Guatemala - lived there for 8 months...great and nice people..incredibly poor
Panama

Carribean/N America
Jamaica
St. Thomas/St. Croix
St. Kitts/Nevis
Grand Cayman
Dominican Republic
Haiti
USA
Canada

Holy [expletive] dude


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 107 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 7, 8, 9, 10, 11  Next

All times are UTC - 6 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot] and 11 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group