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08/03/2013 at 14:35
I'm really under-travelled. I've never been outside of Europe.
I've done most of the Greek Islands.
I've done Spanish Islands - Majorca, Tenerife, Gran Canaria and mainland Spain.
I've been to Paris and DLP.
I've been to Belfast and Dublin.
I've done UK cities, London, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh, Aberdeen.
I've done UK breaks.
08/03/2013 at 14:40
I've probably been abroad to more places than i've travelled to in the UK.
We've holiday'd in Mainland Spain, Malta, Rhodes, turkey, Orlando, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, DLP, Bruge, Ostend,
In the UK the places we've been to most are South Wales, Arbroath which is a fishing town on the east coast of scotland, a couple of days in London, Warwick, Lake District.
If i ever win the lottery, i've got a list as long as my arm of places i want to go to.
08/03/2013 at 14:43
A bit...Ive been to:
Mexico - honeymoon
Romania x 2 (charity work)
Going to Turkey this year for a holiday
Places I want to visit / see are:
Newcastle (England - blame Geordie Shore!)
08/03/2013 at 14:46
Oh yeah, I've been to Amsterdam as well.
sasasi nowt wrong with Newcastle, I am not far from there.
08/03/2013 at 14:47
When I was a baby my parents lived in Zambia so I went back 'home' when I was six weeks old (my mum came to have me in London due to passport issues). When they left Zambia they toured for six weeks so I went everywhere.
Sadly I remember none of it!!!
08/03/2013 at 14:51
I've been quite a few places, although some have been with work where I don't often get to see much other than an office, airport and hotel.
Holidays - Margarita (part of Venezuela), Sri Lanka, Maldives, Orlando, Portugal (Algarve), Spain, Ibiza, Tenerife, Turkey, Tunisia, Rhodes, France (Paris a couple of times, plus south west coast), Prague, Amsterdam, Rome.
Work - Canada (Toronto), USA (Orlando and Chicago), Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Paris, Lisbon, Ireland (Dublin and Ballina), Milan.
I've been to most of the big UK cities on breaks, and also a lot of the coast, especially when I was younger, often Wales or Devon area.
08/03/2013 at 14:55
Not really, kids have played part of that. Mexico & Cuba are furthest I've been, then Europe mainly. Never been further north than York or Dublin.
08/03/2013 at 15:36
Snow White - Im not saying anything bad about Newcastle - Im saying Geordie Shore has highlighted the place to me and makes me want to go for shopping / drinks etc.
Otherwise it probably wouldnt have been on my radar!
08/03/2013 at 15:40
Ha ha, I was only joking with you. Its a good night out.
08/03/2013 at 15:52
My brothers gfriend is living there at the mo while she does her masters, So one wkend they are in Manchester the next Newcastle. They have it best of both worlds!
OH has been on stag do's and loved it.
08/03/2013 at 15:53
Erm, just bit. 16 years as cabin crew is going to do that for you
I really couldn't list all the places I have been just to visit / on holiday. I spent a large proportion of my childhood in the Caribbean, several different islands, and then lived in the USA (New Mexico) for a year followed by travelling around for 3 mths, and then lived in Amsterdam for a year as well.
I have never been to Australia, desperately want to spend some time travelling in India too but that one isn't really child friendly so need to wait until Zoe (well and now Noodles) are both a bit older. Our next "off the beaten track" holiday we want to do is a safari, we had always planned to take Zoe when she was around 8 yrs old but now will have to wait for Noodles to be a suitable age so probably looking at 7 & 11 ish.
The bizarre thing is that I really haven't done much of Europe at all. I have always wanted to take advantage of the staff perks to go long haul in the view that at some point I won't be flying any more and will do the short haul stuff then. The bizarre thing is that it is cheaper for us to have a week in Florida than it is to have a week in Cornwall.
I live for travel though. It's why i do the job I do. I can't wait until Zoe is a bit older and will (hopefully) want to start exploring the world.
08/03/2013 at 15:54
Belle, have you really never been further north than York? That's SO going to have to change! Xx
08/03/2013 at 15:56
I love travelling! So far have been to:
Florida - have family there so been many times.
3 week usa road trip through Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah & Nevada
City breaks in Paris, Rome, Reykjavik, Barcelona, Edinburgh, London many times
Southern Spain (Andalucia)
Greek islands - Zakynthos (got engaged) and Santorini (honeymoon)
Isle of Man
All over the UK - as students H and I would just take off to places on little adventures! Been all over EnglAnd, Scotland and Wales but haven't yet made it to Ireland.
08/03/2013 at 16:28
Yes, been all over the uk. Also France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden, Poland, Greece, Croatia, Finland, Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Canada, USA, New Zealand, Australia, brazil, argentine, Paraguay. Think that's it. Some were flying visits, some were weeks worth if traveling. I'd love to live abroad but I'm rubish with languages, plus, id miss my family.
08/03/2013 at 16:44
not as much as I would have liked, it took me a while until I had the money to do holidays, as never did them as a child
lots of UK as have lived in all 4 corners of UK- Newcastle by far my favourite! I miss Blu Bamboo! haha
Have done Egypt, tunisa, kenya (safari and mombassa for honeymoon), Various France for skiing, Germany, Italy, Calafornia and Vegas
In summer we toured europe and this has ramped up my countries alot- did all the following in 22 days...
Paris, Switzerland, Rome, Pompeii, Corfu, Venice, Vienna, slovenia, Budapest, Slovakia, Prague, Munich, Rhine Valley, Amsterdam, Bruge
08/03/2013 at 16:50
I have travelled a fair bit. However I haven't done a lot of Europe!
I have been to Canada (Vancouver, Montreal, Quebec, Toronto) US (San Fransisco, LA, New York, Las Vegas) South America (brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador) Oz (Melbourne and Sydney) Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Kenya, Dubai, Seychelles.
In Europe I have done a fair bit of Ireland and have been to Glasgow and Edinburgh. I have been to Menorca, Italy (Venice, Rome and Turin) Barcelona and Brussels. Most of Europe has been done on weekend trips away.
Pretty much all of the above was done before children and when I had a full time wage! Since children We have only been to Ireland/Scotland or been away in UK (which we have done a fair bit of)
08/03/2013 at 16:56
Not a massive amount. I love travelling though..
Menorca, Majorca, costa del sol, other parts of Spain (Murcia, barcelona,almeria) Corfu, Rhodes, Crete, lanzarote, fuertoventura, Portugal, Jamaica, Italy skiing, Austria skiing, France,
Uk, Leeds, Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, Edinburgh
Can't think of anywhere else I've been.
Really want to go to Australia one day, have lots of family there
08/03/2013 at 17:21
Not a huge amount. I've been to Amsterdam, France, Greece, Spain, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Romania, Italy, Malta and Dominican Republic. I live in France for a year for 3rd year of uni when I was 20.
08/03/2013 at 17:47
in the grand scheme of things no,
really want to do china, hong kong, japan and south america. we think our next 'biggie' will be south america, but itl be a while off.
a good bit of spain (the usual costas and mainland tourist bits, quieter bits like denia and javea)
cuba (havana and cay coco an dcay guiermo)
dom rep (never ever ever ever again)
a good bit of greece (did island hopping, kos, corfu)
malaysia (travelled round for a month)
france (paris and brittany and st malo)
uk wise i really want to do the outer hebrides one summer
08/03/2013 at 17:50
Not as much as I'd have liked due to having children but have been to the following: -
Greek Islands - Kos, Corfu, Kefalonia, Crete x 3, Rhodes,
France x 5
UK - Dublin, Aberdeen, Lake District, York, London, Cornwall, All over Wales, Somerset and others.
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