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    Favorite World City

    Ok, lets branch out a little. How about your favorite cities in the world? (otherwise known as the brag about where you've travelled thread)

    Edinburgh, Scotland
    Salzburg, Austria
    London, England
    Wengen, Switzerland



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    Re: Favorite World City

    Quote Originally Posted by drmwevr08 View Post
    Ok, lets branch out a little. How about your favorite cities in the world? (otherwise known as the brag about where you've travelled thread)

    Edinburgh, Scotland
    Salzburg, Austria
    London, England
    Wengen, Switzerland

    Amsterdam....


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    Re: Favorite World City

    I haven't been out of the United States....



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    Re: Favorite World City

    Cairns, Australia



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    Re: Favorite World City

    Quote Originally Posted by Mrs.ISUFan22 View Post
    I haven't been out of the United States....

    I have been to Cancun Mexico and Thunder Bay Canada. Thats the extent of my travels. So really I feel your pain. I would like to actually travel across an ocean sometime.



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    Re: Favorite World City

    World Cities???

    Athens - Just got back from there, but wow!
    Munich/Nuernberg/Regensburg - I live an hour from all three of these, and they are awesome places to visit. (As an aside, any CFer who can make it to one of these places when I'm not in a training cycle can have a free tour and the first beer on me!)
    Savannah, Georgia - Just love this town/area.
    Kiev, Ukraine - Used to be home of the world's strongest beer (Imperial Ale - 18.5% alcohol, and I once drank 1.5 liters of it at lunch on a dare....) I also convinced the woman I loved more than life that she should feel the same about me, here.


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    Re: Favorite World City

    Favorite:
    Rome
    Amsterdam

    Least Favorite:
    Baghdad


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    Re: Favorite World City

    Rome
    London

    Of course I haven't been to very many other world cities but I can't imagine it getting much better.



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    Re: Favorite World City

    Hamburg, Germany in a similar way as Amsterdam. Red light district was "interesting" to walk through.
    Salzburg
    Venice I fully expected to be overrated, but loved it.
    My #1 favorite city is Eisenach, Germany. Not necessarily a tourist hotspot, but I've been there 3 times and it probably has more to do with the timing.
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    Re: Favorite World City

    only places ive been to
    1.Cancun
    2.Grand Cayman
    3.Costa Mesa, Mexico
    4.Freeport, Bahamas

    Im goin to be traveling to the uk this summer, anyone have any suggestions about where and what to see?



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    Re: Favorite World City

    Hmmmm where to start? I didn't spend much time in any of them, so time spent / who was there is a factor. The cities I had the most fun in were the ones I spent the most time so but... whatever

    Amsterdam (not for the reasons you think )
    Paris, France
    Carcassone, France (Old fortified city with walls and towers left from roman times, and everything on up)
    Krakow, Poland. Had a damn good time there. And lots of vodka...
    London, England My stay there wasn't long enough
    Rome, Italy Again, didn't stay long enough
    Berlin, Germany Good time but I was ready to go home
    Valencia, Spain Breaking the length of visit rule, I spent the most time here, so got to know it a lot better but not as exciting as some places. Still had a good time
    <insert several day trips to various Spanish cities like Salamanca and Toledo>
    The Vatican I didn't get blessed by the Pope but I blessed his coffers...


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    Re: Favorite World City

    I forgot about Rome. Anyone who has even the slightest interest in history would love it there. Does the Vatican count as a different city?


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    Re: Favorite World City

    Barcelona, Paris, Salzburg, Prague, Amsterdam, London, Edinburgh, Dublin, Rome...how can you choose??

    I studied abroad through ISU in Newcastle, England, and it was one of the best experiences of my life.


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    Re: Favorite World City

    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    Hamburg, Germany in a similar way as Amsterdam. Red light district was "interesting" to walk through.
    Salzburg
    Venice I fully expected to be overrated, but loved it.
    My #1 favorite city is Eisenach, Germany. Not necessarily a tourist hotspot, but I've been there 3 times and it probably has more to do with the timing.
    All 3 times in the spring right after classes let out. 10 days of sitting on the streets, sipping on the dark beer with one hand and a thuringer sausage in the other. The bun covered just a little of it and a thin layer of mustard running from one end to the other.
    I think we've had this conversation before, but the "real" Thuringer sausage from there is un-flippin-believable.

    Our next door neighbor from back in Iowa lives in Eisenach 3 months out of the year, as she is originally an Eisenacher.


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    Funny story about the Red Light District:

    We arrived in Amsterdam, and I wanted to go out and see the sights. My wife (then fiancee) was too tired, and stayed in the hotel to sleep. I got lost in the Red Light District, and was two hours late in getting back to the hotel. Try explaining that one to your fiancee!!

    If you've ever been to the RLD, you can see that it is labyrinthine and easy to get lost in!


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