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Old 04-10-2014, 06:16 PM   #1
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Hello MTF,

I am coming to you with a request for advice, in complete trust of your infinite wisdom and vast worldly experience. (And mostly because I'm not a member of any other forums with members from around the world.)

Hopefully, at some point in the next year I will have 3 or 4 months free, prior to starting my job. I hope to have a modest sum of money saved and am hoping to have a bit of a trip. Not a full-blown round the world trip, but depending on funds and time, I want to see as much of the world as possible. Mostly want to go into nature, not too interested in doing any urban sightseeing, and I definitely want to go outside of Europe, or at least outside of the urbanised part of Europe.

My question is, if you had the time and the money (again, nothing too huge, I will be travelling on a budget), where would you go? What is the one place or country in the world you absolutely dream of seeing?

Any other travel tips (especially money-saving strategies when being in a foreign continent) are also appreciated.

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Try to find a place where your currency is weighted pretty heavily so you can travel relatively cheaply.
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Try to find a place where your currency is weighted pretty heavily so you can travel relatively cheaply.
That's indeed a valid consideration, but I also want it to be somewhere I'm actually excited to go.
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Portugal, because many of my friends from this Forum are on here and it is home to the 5th slam Estoril .
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Thailand.

Fulfill all of your sexual fantasies in Bangkok, then do the nature bit around Chang Mai, if you still want to leave Bangkok.
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Venice, easily the best city in the world.
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Everywhere.

I would travel everywhere on the planet.
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Agreed with BuddyHolly. If i was in your situation i would start from Thailand for sure.

But, one place that is not the most ordinary mainstream site like this one, but i have heard amazing reports from 3 independent sides is Indonesia.

I believe it has a great mixture of everything the Asian continent can offer - History, nature, parties, culture, everything.

I'm pretty sure you can get as much of the Thai fun down there + a much less touristically twisted reality + the interesting side of the Muslim religion in far east environment (most populated Muslim country in the World), etc.

A Slovenian friend of mine, not so much ona budget though, wealthy-ish guy told me he goes for 1 month in Indonesia every year and every time he cries his eyes off at the airport on his way back

Then i have a friend of a friend who is a stewardess and she went with her GF there, had an amazing time and the pics in her FB profile were stunning.

Another friend of mine who is doing business with Thailand, so he's been there many times, everywhere pretty much, said that he liked Indonesia better.
I guess Thailand had lost its mysterious side for him after frequenting it too often, so it's probably not a fair comparison, yet it was the third to tell me this and i kinda get it how it might be pretty cool going there.
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India or China, most probably China
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Nice to see the suggestions rolling in.

I like the Thailand and Indonesia ideas, South East Asia is definitely on my radar, along with South America. I really want to do a nature/adventure trip, and I don't mind bumming it in a tent or a bungalow or whatever.

Haven't been to Sunny Beach since I was 17 and I have no intention of going back!
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Buenos Aires, of course
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Costa Rica/Panama/Colombia. Great mix of culture and flavor with nature,
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