~ Going on a super luxury cruise, relaxing and eating well for a week. (exploring the ports we stop at, too)
~ Going with friends on a history bus tour with a guide.
~ Going on a wildlife safari or a mountaineering expedition.
2. How many clothes do you usually take along on a holiday?
~ At least 2 new sets of clothes for every day of the vacation.
~ One set per day is usually enough.
~ I can easily manage in 3-4 sets, no matter how long the vacation.
3. How many pieces of luggage did you carry on the last vacation?
~ Including the sleeping bags and the tent?
~ Two suitcases, carry-on, shopping bag, purse, tote, diaper bag, laptop, pillow, coat. (minus the diaper and shopping bags).
~ A backpack, that's all.
4. Given the following choices, where would you prefer traveling to?
~ Alaska or Tahiti
~ India Or China
~ Kenya Or Greenland
5. What is your preference regarding hotels, while on vacation?
~ A luxurious five star, with a room service 24 hours duty.
~ A medium priced hotel, with just the necessities (that includes a very comfy bed).
~ A Tent rules.
6. What are your food preferences on a holiday?
~ A six course meal at the best restaurant in town.
~ A decent meal at a good place for $12.
~ Whatever you can carry in your cooler.
7. How do you travel while on a holiday?
~ A rented car (or take our own).
~ Public transport.
~ By foot, wherever possible.
8. What's your dream vacation?
~ Biking down the California coast.
~ Eurailing around Europe for three months (won't ever happen, that's why it's called a dream).
~ Two weeks at a beach resort.
9. You and your friends are hiking. You
~ Take the most difficult route; it's no fun otherwise.
~How about explore all the side trails - the destination is not the point.
~ Take the route everyone else takes.
~ You take the simplest route, after all reaching the destination is important.
10. While on a beach
~ You prefer to go surfing or scuba-diving.
~ You are content with swimming in water.
~ You would rather stay on the beach and
11. In an amusement park, you will be seen
~ On the new gigantic roller-coaster.
~ Taking the scenic train ride.
~ Watching the kids while reading a book.
~ Walking all over Creation, enjoying the magic in their faces as they go on the rides they like.
12. Someone says they're taking you bungee jumping.
~ You are totally game for it. Wow!
~ You express your doubts, but are persuaded.
13. When you are on a camping trip
~ You cook and eat whatever you can catch.
~ You bring fried chicken for dinner, and muffins for breakfast.
~ You hire a dutch oven chef.
14. You're planning a long road trip with the kids. You
~ Buy a new car with a built in DVD player.
~ Take plenty of benedryl.
~ Buy several copies of Harry Potter, and read it out loud together.
~ Bring lots of knitting and books for you and movies for the kids.
15. You're in Washington DC for a long weekend. You can't wait to
~ Visit all the Smithsonian museums.
~ Take a city tour to see the Lincoln Memorial and other monuments.
~ Sleep in every morning, take in a movie, and see a live ballet that night.
Timed test: You have 15 minutes to plan a trip. Use Expedia, Travelocity, or any other resource to find a flight/driving route, plus a hotel/place to stay in a city of your choice. Is it do-able? Pack your bags!
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