If you could go anywhere in the world this Christmas - where ?

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  1. mega1 profile image68
    mega1posted 13 years ago

    I would go to Maui this Christmas - but I haven't planned ahead enough, so I'll have to wait.  I think Christmas anywhere in Hawaii must be incredibly special.

  2. Paul Edmondson profile imageSTAFF
    Paul Edmondsonposted 13 years ago

    I'd love to go to Sun Valley for Christmas, but most likely we will stay home and maybe drive to Seattle or Lake Tahoe.

  3. wyanjen profile image73
    wyanjenposted 13 years ago

    Northern Michigan.
    It's the only place I have ever been on Christmas day, and I can't imagine Christmas day anyplace else.

    As long as I have family up there, that's where I'll be smile

  4. Black Lilly profile image59
    Black Lillyposted 13 years ago

    I'd like to go to Alaska or Finland or somewhere else, where there's plenty of snow, cold outside, etc.
    Real Christmas wink

  5. profile image0
    Leta Sposted 13 years ago

    Santa Fe.


    1. profile image0
      sneakorocksolidposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      You're really scareing me now, we go to Santa Fe quite often and my wife loves the Blue Corn Cafe! If we're not there to ski I'm bag toteing.

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        Leta Sposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        I have never been, because Matt says he would like to go there with me (it is his favorite place)...only trouble is, he has a horrible time getting away so we can go!

        I'll ask him about the Blue Corn Cafe, smile.

    2. mega1 profile image68
      mega1posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Ok, I'm changing my mind - Santa Fe would be special enough.

  6. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 13 years ago

    Dartmoor this year I hope.


  7. E. Nicolson profile image71
    E. Nicolsonposted 13 years ago

    Halifax Nova Scotia -- lobster, ocean, and the fickle winds of weather....

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    Justine76posted 13 years ago

    If I could, I would joyiously stay home.

  9. maven101 profile image74
    maven101posted 13 years ago


    Vienna Christmas...Dancing, music, Christmas Market...

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      Leta Sposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Wow.  Cool.

      1. maven101 profile image74
        maven101posted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Very cool...but then there are always ways to keep warm...kaffee with peppermint schnapps, ice skating, and the lovely federbetten with eiderdown comforter...shared, of course...

      2. travelespresso profile image69
        travelespressoposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Looks awesome.  Maybe one year I will have a cold Xmas, but in my part of the world (New Zealand) its summer in December.

    2. LRobbins profile image47
      LRobbinsposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      WOW!  It looks amazing!

      1. manlypoetryman profile image79
        manlypoetrymanposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Double Wow!

    3. Big Brother profile image71
      Big Brotherposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I think Vienna is the place we are looking for. Best place for this time of year...

  10. Richard Craig profile image60
    Richard Craigposted 13 years ago

    Snow boarding down Mt Fuji with mates

  11. Sauvignon profile image60
    Sauvignonposted 13 years ago

    North Pole of course!  You said anywhere...

    But the North Pole that has the elves and stuff, not the boring barren one.

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    ralwusposted 13 years ago

    Home. Chillicothe, visit my mom and dad's graves.

    1. mega1 profile image68
      mega1posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Where is Chillicothe?

    2. wyanjen profile image73
      wyanjenposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Going to see my dad's & my daughter's. I usually wait 'til I'm leaving town. If I do that first, then I spend the rest of the holiday on the verge of tears.

      I'm hoping northern MI will get a ton of snow for XMas. Last year it was so heavy that my room was the only one occupied at the motel. Everybody else cancelled. The snow was to deep to drive in.

      Unless, like me, you were very very stubborn.

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      Linda Myshrallposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Chillicothe, Missouri?

  13. fishtiger58 profile image68
    fishtiger58posted 13 years ago

    Ten years back in time so I could have one more Christmas with my parents.

    1. mega1 profile image68
      mega1posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I hope they're still working on the time machine - I'd go with you, your parents sound like they were really special.  Maybe they would adopt me.  I need some good parenting-one never gets too old for it.

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    ralwusposted 13 years ago

    there are two that I am aware of, One in Ohio [mine] and one in Missouri.

  15. dyesebel10 profile image63
    dyesebel10posted 13 years ago

    Philippines, Europe

  16. LRobbins profile image47
    LRobbinsposted 13 years ago

    Alberta in the Canadian Rocky Mountains,which conveniently also happens to be where I live, nothing beats a white Christmas.

    1. maven101 profile image74
      maven101posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      They must be spectacular !!...I have a dear friend in Manitoba that's been after me for years to come and see the pure blue Canadian skies, and the Aurora Borealis ...

  17. manlypoetryman profile image79
    manlypoetrymanposted 13 years ago

    Estes Park, Colorado...or Cloudcroft, New Mexico...!

  18. The Rope profile image61
    The Ropeposted 13 years ago

    Our whole family gets together every other Christmas, last Christmas was wintery weather in Williamsburg, this Christmas will be in "hopefully sunny" Hilton Head.  We take a group of condos, the family nucli come in from all over the world.  We share condos and decorate the main condo with marked down decorations (everyone throws in $5 and we go full out with lights, a tree, a wreath, everything - then we pass it on to the clean up crew to add to their personal collection for next year.  We have a great time together and no one person is overburdened.  Lots to do and see and still have family around - everyone stays entertained and no one is cramped.

  19. Jane@CM profile image61
    Jane@CMposted 13 years ago

    Back to Maui for year #2.  Loved it!!!!

  20. apricotmousse profile image55
    apricotmousseposted 13 years ago

    I would like to go to Macau.

  21. tksensei profile image60
    tksenseiposted 13 years ago

    The answer is wherever your family is.

  22. WriteAngled profile image76
    WriteAngledposted 13 years ago

    I'd like to go somewhere where there is no Christmas hype, no endless CDs of kitschy Christmas music in every shop, no trashy decorations, where those who wish to celebrate it as a religious festival are free to do so, and those who don't are left in peace. If this non-existent place happened to be warm and sunny as well, it would be sheer paradise.

    1. tksensei profile image60
      tksenseiposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      That sounds like the last place I'd like to be for Christmas.

      1. WriteAngled profile image76
        WriteAngledposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Christmas is a peak season for suicide attempts. There are many lonely and unhappy people for whom Christmas is the worst time of the year.

        1. tksensei profile image60
          tksenseiposted 13 years agoin reply to this

          Great. I'd like to avoid them. (so would they, I imagine)

    2. sannyasinman profile image60
      sannyasinmanposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I agree with you. I can't abide the manipulation and moneymaking aspect of it all.

      Strangely enough, Christmas Island might be just the place. According to Wikipedia it has a population of about 1'500 (can't be many department stores there), and it is 85% Buddhist / Islamic.
      Bound to be less hype than most places, wouldn't you say?

  23. Google Gal profile image59
    Google Galposted 13 years ago


  24. Himitsu Shugisha profile image77
    Himitsu Shugishaposted 13 years ago

    I don't exactly know why, but I think I would like to be in Paris, France for Christmas if I had my choice.

    1. Princessa profile image82
      Princessaposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      That is where we are heading for a few days.  Central Paris and Disney for Xmas eve.

  25. VacationAustralia profile image69
    VacationAustraliaposted 13 years ago

    I'd like to stay at home this Christmas, go to the beach, barbecues, parties. smile

  26. Rebecca E. profile image82
    Rebecca E.posted 13 years ago

    for me it would be to Transylvania, since it would be fun to see parts fo Eastern Europe and two, because it's kind of a cool place.

  27. rlaha profile image60
    rlahaposted 13 years ago

    I am going to India for the Christmas break.  I need a vacation after this semester in school.  It's been very stressful and I feel that the break will help me to recharge my brain so that I can come back next semester with a more relaxed outlook.  I think it will be good for me.  I have a lot of family and relatives there.

    In India, I will be in a few places.  First, I will be flying into Hyderabad, a major city in south India in the state of Andhra Pradesh.  I will also be visiting Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay) in Madhya Pradesh, and Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta) in West Bengal. 

    I will more than likely be taking a lot of pictures when I go there, so stay tuned to my page to see some of them!  Have a wonderful, safe and prosperous Holiday Season, and may all your dreams come true!


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    lyricsingrayposted 13 years ago

    Rome, alone lol true hmm:

  29. Pr0metheus profile image59
    Pr0metheusposted 13 years ago

    Back to Australia, so I could drink a cold beer on the warm summer beach to celebrate the holidays.

  30. WriteAngled profile image76
    WriteAngledposted 13 years ago

    I flew into Delhi once not realising it was Diwali. Brilliant! We were even met with marigold garlands as we left the plane.

    I also attended a wonderful Diwali in the grounds of Nottingham Castle one year. There were puppet shows, a play, banghra music, superb food, all ending with a huge bonfire and fireworks.

    If Christmas was even just half as much fun as that, I'd be more enthusiastic about it.

  31. profile image0
    Home Girlposted 13 years ago

    ---- Just some place where there is no snow and frost right now, thank you.

  32. prettydarkhorse profile image56
    prettydarkhorseposted 13 years ago


  33. profile image0
    shinujohn2008posted 13 years ago

    switzerland will be more fun

  34. Cleanclover profile image42
    Cleancloverposted 13 years ago


  35. Abbasangel profile image66
    Abbasangelposted 12 years ago

    Ireland! Is it snowing there this Christmas?

  36. Stories Inc. profile image65
    Stories Inc.posted 12 years ago

    To Darmay...

    Which is particularly sad because that's a place I made up for my new short story series 'Notebook'. Sigh. But it's an awesome place, and nice and hot, whereas my own home is practically caved in snow. White X-mas fine, white winter, no thanks...

  37. GALAXY 59 profile image90
    GALAXY 59posted 12 years ago

    Impossible, I know, but I would love to go back to 1990 and see my parents again. I always miss them but Christmas time just makes their absence all the harder to bear.

  38. profile image61
    logic,commonsenseposted 12 years ago


  39. Disturbia profile image59
    Disturbiaposted 12 years ago

    I'm exactly where I want to be for Christmas... home with my daughters and my grandson. We have three beautiful trees all decorated with ornaments collected over the years. There is the big tree in the main living room with an obscene number of packages under it, a smaller one in the hallway foyer, and a living Norfolk Island Pine potted tree in the sunroom.

    I never, ever forget how very blessed we are, so after we open our presents, we will be off to the Catholic Charities to help serve holiday meals.

    There is no place else I'd rather be and no one else I'd rather be with this Christmas... Merry Christmas!

  40. Eaglekiwi profile image76
    Eaglekiwiposted 12 years ago

    New Zealand or Hawaii- smile

    Summer sun and long daylight hours to relax with family n friends.

  41. Jane@CM profile image61
    Jane@CMposted 12 years ago

    The only place I really want to be this year is right here at home.  My daughter flies in from college on Wednesday and we will all be together under one roof - I haven't seen her in 5 months!  This is where I want to be!

  42. John Redfern profile image60
    John Redfernposted 12 years ago

    Same here love being with family over christmas, turkey dinner at my dads with family popping in and out wouldn't swap it for anywhere in the world.

  43. saleheensblog profile image60
    saleheensblogposted 12 years ago

    in Asian and African slums and streets where Christmas comes as a cruel irony of life. I would serve some food to the hungry, sick, deprived children and say, "sorry, I don't don't have much." Throughout the years I having been doing this in any big occasion in my country.

  44. profile image0
    klarawieckposted 12 years ago

    Anywhere, as long as you keep me within these coordinates.


  45. yardy318 profile image60
    yardy318posted 12 years ago

    Come to Jamaica ,it feels like summer the cool breeze coming down from Florida with the warm sun you cannot lose .


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