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Re: looking for BUDGET travel buddy

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I too live in the Chicagoland area, bikina49.  Would you be interested in a Michigan road trip?  I'm thinking the Henry Ford Museum, fall foliage, roadside farm.  I'd be happy to do the driving.



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Hi Anne and other Budget travelers.   I, too, am looking for a travel buddy.   I'm a recently retired Chicago Public School teacher.   I've been to Barcelona, Granada and Canary Islands on a cruise.   I've been to Paris, France on a whirlwind 4 day tour...not enough time to really enjoy it.   Visited Russia on the Waterways of the Czars rivercruise, lots of fun.  These travels ocurred in last 3 years.   Looking forward to lots more travels while I have the chance.    Bags are packed and everywhere and anywhere is on my bucket list.   Ready to rumble...let me know where and when budget travel buddies.....the more the merrier...Smiley Winkyes



 



   





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Are you interested in traveling to Slovenia in the future?



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I have been to Russia 6 times.  Would love to go by train to either Lake Baikal or Volgograd (Stalingrad) as well as Moscow again.  Alaska cruise was fun.  Also any Spanish speaking countries.  I am trying to brush up on my Spanish and elementary Russian.  Seek intelligent travel companion but not looking for sex, just nice and interesting travel companion.  Probably better to be with a lady.  I am 65 (just!) female, living near Reno.  Hope to be in good shape by the Summer travel season.  I really mean budget travel!  I am Anne.



 




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Just joined the single traveler group and wanted to post I am looking for a budget travel buddy that is interested in hiking various parts of the world.  I hiked the Inca Trail in 2005, Canadian Ice Fields in 2009, Mount Fuji in 1999 and Patagonia in Chile in 2007.  Currently, I am living in the Mojave Desert of California and will be looking at hiking in Spain.  If you are interested, or have done other hiking trips, I would love to get in touch.  

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looking for travel buddy to go this summer to mexico inclusive resort

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Hi Anne and other Budget travelers.   I, too, am looking for a travel buddy.   I'm a recently retired Chicago Public School teacher.   I've been to Barcelona, Granada and Canary Islands on a cruise.   I've been to Paris, France on a whirlwind 4 day tour...not enough time to really enjoy it.   Visited Russia on the Waterways of the Czars rivercruise, lots of fun.  These travels ocurred in last 3 years.   Looking forward to lots more travels while I have the chance.    Bags are packed and everywhere and anywhere is on my bucket list.   Ready to rumble...let me know where and when budget travel buddies.....the more the merrier...Smiley Winkyes



 



   

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I am definitely a budget traveler. My desire is to go to Italy in September or October. I definitely want to see Rome and Florence,; any other cities would be a bonus.



I'm 72 but very healthy and capable of walking quite a bit. I do not smoke but enjoy a glass of wine or 2.



I'd considered a Travelling Professor tour but unless I can get a great airfare, I think it's too expensive at about $1899 double occupancy. I'd need to pay the single supplement unless I can find a travel buddy.



I saw another trip including air for only a little bit more with 2 days each in Rome, Florence &  Venice and included train travel between the cities but not excursions.



Air fares are about $1200 for next fall from Jacksonville, FL.



I do not speak Italian.



I'd like to hear from anyone interested in a similar trip or anyone with tips on such a trip.

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Re: RE: looking for BUDGET travel buddy

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Space A is so difficult to get from what I hear.  I've never tried it though. Have you?  Especially for retirees, they are at the bottom of the barrel, so to speak.



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Hi Anne;  i just posted on the single travelers post here at AARP yesterday, and explained my trip to Germany and Spain in April/May 2013. And since you indicated that you would like to visit Spanish language contries, thought I would ask you to read it, and see if you would be interested in joining me.The biggest problem is that I will travel military space available to and from Europe, so we would probably have to meet in Frankfurt Germany. But, I really can't afford to pay round trip air to Europe, when I get it free. Read my post, and see if you could consider it. Thanks Anne



My post is under the name "moerschen"





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Looking for summer travel buddy

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I am a retired teacher who enjoys exploring new places.  I would like to travel sometime over the summer, and I'm open to various destinations.  Going to a Spanish-speaking country would be great as I could practice my Spanish, though this is not an absolute necessity. Budge travel is always of interest to me, though various modes of travel are of interest as well. I am fit and adventurous, and hope there are other women out there who also might be looking for a travel buddy. 

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Hi Anne,

I am a budget traveler also.  I am interested in going to Spain and/or France in June. I have been to both, but not for quite a while. I am a student of Spanish and so would like to practice while traveling. I have traveled a lot by myself, but would enjoy traveling with a buddy this time.

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Hi Anne;  i just posted on the single travelers post here at AARP yesterday, and explained my trip to Germany and Spain in April/May 2013. And since you indicated that you would like to visit Spanish language contries, thought I would ask you to read it, and see if you would be interested in joining me.The biggest problem is that I will travel military space available to and from Europe, so we would probably have to meet in Frankfurt Germany. But, I really can't afford to pay round trip air to Europe, when I get it free. Read my post, and see if you could consider it. Thanks Anne

My post is under the name "moerschen"