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How far from home have you traveled ?

  1. bostjanbb profile image76
    bostjanbbposted 5 years ago

    How far from home have you traveled ?

  2. Diana Lee profile image82
    Diana Leeposted 5 years ago

    The furthest I've been is 2100 miles away when I attended an event in Olive Branch, Mississippi (The Memphis Film Festival- Gathering of the Guns) this past year. I loved the whole trip. We made good use of every minute we spent and also saw Graceland and the sights of Nashville.

  3. Spongy0llama profile image89
    Spongy0llamaposted 5 years ago

    I am currently further from home now than I ever have been before. I am from Nova Scotia but am now studying in Southern Germany.

  4. TheListLady profile image68
    TheListLadyposted 5 years ago

    Thousands and thousands of miles. I live in NYC and had the privilege of living and working in Seoul, S. Korea - over 6,000 miles away - and while there I traveled to Singapore, China, Thailand and Malaysia.

    I've traveled most of the world and I must say - people have been absolutely wonderful everywhere!

  5. Rod Marsden profile image75
    Rod Marsdenposted 5 years ago

    To the other side of the world and back. I live in Australia. I have travelled to the USA. Even getting to Hawaii let alone mainland USA I travelled through a time zone. It was a cold, windy August when I left Sydney. When the door of the plane opened in Hawaii we were greeted with a blast of hot air. Yes, I had travelled from winter straight into an American heat wave summer!

  6. lburmaster profile image82
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    According to a website the distance is 6144.8 miles from Houston, Texas to Bucharest, Romania.

  7. M Zees profile image72
    M Zeesposted 5 years ago

    International will be about 2000 something miles from Islamabad to Jeddah. Domestic is only 700 miles from Islamabad to Karachi.

  8. CarolineChicago profile image84
    CarolineChicagoposted 5 years ago

    Not sure which is farthest, Chicago to LA or Chicago to Miami.

  9. JimTxMiller profile image76
    JimTxMillerposted 5 years ago

    Not quite half way around the world but it felt like it at the time. From Texas to Greece.

  10. OutWest profile image61
    OutWestposted 5 years ago

    12,056 km (7,491 mi).  Home in Canada to Bangkok.

  11. iviskei profile image73
    iviskeiposted 5 years ago

    I traveled from Colorado to Japan. Other than that I don't really ever travel.

  12. profile image0
    lesliebyarsposted 5 years ago

    I live in Birmingham, Alabama and I have been to Orlando, Florida which took 10 hours driving. It was almost 500 miles.

  13. Rock_nj profile image94
    Rock_njposted 5 years ago

    From New Jersey, USA to Perth, Australia.  What a journey that was!  Nearly 24 hours by plane to Sydney, then 3 days and nights across Australia on the train.   What a great country to visit!

  14. maggs224 profile image85
    maggs224posted 5 years ago

    I flew from England to Singapore which is over 9400 miles and it was the first time I had been on an aeroplane. The plane was not a Jet it had propellers and the flight took 27 hours.

    We stopped at Istanbul and Bombay to refuel and we hit an electrical storm just before we landed in Singapore.

    It was a good job that it was two years before I had to board another plane I can tell you, the experience of flying through an electrical storm was not one I would like to go through again.

    I was a newly wed in 1967 only 20 years old and I had the time of my life, though it was a troubled time out in the Far East at that time.

    1. Rosemay50 profile image76
      Rosemay50posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Those electrical storms are so scary

  15. Rosemay50 profile image76
    Rosemay50posted 5 years ago

    I once went from New Zealand to the UK via Canada which is 12,210 miles no stop overs in an emergency.
    And travelled 11,893 miles  from my home in  New Zealand to the UK with no stop overs and I have done this a few times. Have also travelled from New Zealand to California, around 9,000 miles twice.
    Worst part is I can never sleep on a flight and arrive exhausted
    Who would guess travelling is my favourite passtime smile

    1. kidscrafts profile image85
      kidscraftsposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I can totally feel your pain of lack of sleep... I am the same :-(  I am almost jaleous to all those sleeping soundly throughout the flight!

  16. TheCranberryBarn profile image72
    TheCranberryBarnposted 5 years ago

    My son and daughter in law were volunteers in the Peace Corps, so I went to visit them in Western Samoa.  From NYC to there is approximately 7237 miles and I live about 100 miles north of the city.  So, as the crow flies, roughly 7337 miles one way.  It was definitely a haul!  How far from home have you traveled?

  17. btrbell profile image92
    btrbellposted 5 years ago

    I have traveled from the US to Israel. I have also travelled to Ghana. The longest road trip was about 1800 miles from New York to Denver.

  18. kidscrafts profile image85
    kidscraftsposted 5 years ago

    Thousands of miles.  As a really young child, my parents left Belgium to live in Africa (Congo).  After a few years, we had to come back to Belgium and left again this time to go to South Africa.
    As an adult, I immigrate to Canada and the farthest I traveled is from Ottawa to Buenos Aires.  I can't wait to discover other corners of our beautiful planet!

    1. Rosemay50 profile image76
      Rosemay50posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Haha yes but don't you just wish someone would wake the snorers up smile

  19. livelifeworryfree profile image78
    livelifeworryfreeposted 5 years ago

    Love to travel! I believe that traveling is a birthright.  The furthest I've traveled is to Singapore.  I must say there is nothing like Singapore.  The city is clean. The people are pretty-awesome friendly and the food is decadent.

    My next journey shall be Africa this year.

    1. Rosemay50 profile image76
      Rosemay50posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      So true Singapore is one of the cleanest places I've ever seen and the people are awesome.

  20. sunilkunnoth2012 profile image32
    sunilkunnoth2012posted 5 years ago

    Thousands of miles.  I live in Kerala, and with a camp team I have travelled almost the length and breadth of India.  Out of the 28 states in India I have visited 16 numbers so far and wish to visit the rest in the near future.  Travel is really wonderful and I enjoy it too much.

  21. johnr54 profile image50
    johnr54posted 5 years ago

    From the Dallas/Ft. Worth area to Rhodes, Greece!  Not sure how many miles that was.

  22. cebutouristspot profile image75
    cebutouristspotposted 5 years ago

    Hmm so far up until Australia only  I live in the Philippines.  I did have a great adventure in Australia I went to sydney brisbane and melbourne smile

  23. floating mind profile image78
    floating mindposted 5 years ago

    I served six years in the US Navy and traveled around the world one and a half times visiting over thirty-five different countries.  I loved it.  For the most part, people are nice and friendly and welcoming the world over.  I do miss it.

  24. peachpurple profile image84
    peachpurpleposted 5 years ago

    just across the cause way. I live in Malaysia, so crossing the bridge connected to singapore is the furthest  i go. Just, 20min and i am in another country/ city/ island.

 
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