Ideas for December

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Ideas for December

Postby chixchix » Thu Oct 07, 2010 9:27 pm

Can anyone suggest where to go for the december holidays..initially I was thinking of seeing snow but not very important..

Any place that will be slightly cold.

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Re: Ideas for December

Postby verykiasu2010 » Thu Oct 07, 2010 9:29 pm

chixchix wrote:Can anyone suggest where to go for the december holidays..initially I was thinking of seeing snow but not very important..

Any place that will be slightly cold.


Japan, HK, Korea, China, Europe, US, Canada
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Re: Ideas for December

Postby MMM » Thu Oct 07, 2010 10:18 pm

chixchix wrote:Can anyone suggest where to go for the december holidays..initially I was thinking of seeing snow but not very important..

Any place that will be slightly cold.


Alot of places don't seem to be slightly cold during that time of the year???? I think snowing will be freezing cold and not slightly cold.

Last year... with this concern about being too cold, we went to scorching hot Gold Coast... It was a bad experience. Too hot to play anything and definitely a dampener.

BTW, what about HK? Think it will be cool and nice.

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Re: Ideas for December

Postby kiasu_pig » Thu Oct 07, 2010 10:31 pm

Hokkaido. It would be cold, but not as cold as in Feb though .. :-D

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how about skiing in seoul?

Postby justlynne » Fri Oct 08, 2010 3:07 pm

how old are your kids? if they are big enough...u can try skiing? personally i love seoul cos of the food and it's quite kid friendly, perhaps cheaper than japan?

skiing... it's fun and not as dangerous as i thought! my husband brought us to ski resort in seoul some time back and it was quite nice and not too far away! and there is SNOW!

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Re: Ideas for December

Postby jennykhots » Sat Oct 09, 2010 10:22 pm

Just a word of caution, hazy in HK so not suitable for kids. Korea is good but the itinerary could be quite hectic if you are following the tour, eg waking up at 7am, etc. so, if there are parents out there planning to go from around 23 Dec to 03 Jan to Korea, and we can ask the agent to do a little adjustment for us. we need about 18 pax to form a departure. ( 4 on my end). Otherwise, I am planning to bring my kids to Harbin to watch the ice sculptor

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Postby verykiasu2010 » Sun Oct 10, 2010 12:02 am

today's paper says the HK air is worse than during SARS


as for Harbin Ice Festival for the sculptures, it opens every year only on Jan 15.
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Postby csc » Mon Oct 11, 2010 9:02 am

Hey, the euro is down....can try spend winter in Eastern Europe.... well, it may be freezing cold but it is bearable--- just wear the right attire..

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Postby verykiasu2010 » Mon Oct 11, 2010 9:23 am

csc wrote:Hey, the euro is down....can try spend winter in Eastern Europe.... well, it may be freezing cold but it is bearable--- just wear the right attire..


the euro has gone up from 1.71 to 1.82 now
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Postby csc » Mon Oct 11, 2010 9:36 am

oh really, thanks for the info.

anyway, it will not affect my travel plans.... tickets all booked :)

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