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7-9 day last minute trip OOTC - where to go?

Old 04-20-09, 12:01 PM
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7-9 day last minute trip OOTC - where to go?

Just recently got a new job that starts in a couple of weeks, wanted to get away (out of the country) for about a week. Looking for some ideas/ suggestions on where to go.

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-I'd like to go somewhere warm
-reasonable flight time <14 hrs each way
-no major honeymoon/ couple spots as i'll be traveling by myself and looking to have a little fun.
-Not really the type to lye on the beach all day, so a spot with fun/ active/ extreme sports in the area would be preferred.
-Leaving from the west coast.. so something on this side of the world would be good.
-Not interested in going to Hawaii

i was thinking Costa Rica... is it a good time to go? Can anyone give me some info about the country/ things to do?
Possibly Cancun
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Old 04-20-09, 01:41 PM
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On the beach or not, lye burns like a bitch. I wouldn't recommend it.
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I hear Mexico is a good place for extreme sports. They seem to like to grab people, tie them up and stick them in vans. Your job is to try to get free, without getting shot.
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Old 04-20-09, 04:35 PM
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i'd go to costa rica or belize.
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"Australia!"
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Old 04-20-09, 07:37 PM
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It's in the other hemisphere, but Croatia sounds like a fun spot!
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Old 04-20-09, 08:04 PM
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booked a flight to Costa Rica... should be a good time
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You consider 13+ hrs of flight time reasonable?
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Old 04-20-09, 09:19 PM
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depending on where you go, yes.
luckily costa rica is about 8hrs away
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You consider 13+ hrs of flight time reasonable?
i'd say it is if it is one continuous flight. now if you are flying and have one or more layovers, i'd say no.
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I want to check out Uruguay for some reason, same goes for Belize.

But you should have fun in Costa Rica.
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Australia
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Old 04-21-09, 01:00 PM
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New Zealand is better than Australia, IMHO.
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