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TravelBlog Christmas get-togethers for 2013

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Celebrate the festive season with fellow members of the TravelBlog community!
5 years ago, November 18th 2013 No: 1 Msg: #177194  
With Christmas fast approaching, it is the time to consider and organise our traditional Christmas get-togethers within the TravelBlog community!

We're looking for TBers who are able to host a casual meetup that will allow members to celebrate the Christmas season wherever they are in the world - and to share travel stories and comradeship amongst the Christmas cheer.

All you need to do to be a contact is to decide a date and time which suits (close to Christmas preferably), and make a restaurant booking or organise an alternate location. Some people are busy on Christmas Eve and Day but are available the week before or even up to the first week of the new year.

If this sounds like you, just post below which city you'll be in and we'll add you to the list.

For anyone interested in attending one of these casual Christamas festivities, just send a private message to the person listed as the contact for the city you'll be in, and they'll let you know the details.

Whether you have been a member for a one month, one year or one decade - this invitation includes you - so don't be shy!

If you post a message in this thread, details of the function and contact person will be listed just below.

For photos of previous TB get-togethers (both Christmas and other times), browse through the TravelBlog Album


Travelblog Christmas Venues (in country order)

Hobart, Australia - contact RENanDREW

Mt Gambier, Australia - contact billandJackie

Vienna, Austria - contact D MJ Binkley (late Dec - Jan 4)

Montreal or Quebec City, Canada - contact Synnott

Qinqdao/Jinan, Shandong, China - contact travellingterry

Cucuta, Colombia - contact Frankardenas

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - contact The Travel Camel

Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia - contact Kuan Yin

Auckland, New Zealand - contact Jo Trouble

Arequipa, Peru contact taracloud

Barcelona, Spain - contact rrruss

Tangalla, Sri Lanka - contact RJT

Bangkok, Thailand - contact sunketing

Guam Island, United States - contact Touristang Pinoy

San Francisco, United States - contact D MJ Binkley

Seattle, United States - contact Stephanie and Andras



[Edited: 2013 Dec 19 00:40 - John and Sylvia:18619 - Additional info]

[Edited: 2013 Dec 21 13:01 - Ali:1 - close b tag]
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5 years ago, November 18th 2013 No: 2 Msg: #177207  
We will be in Vienna for a few days late December and leaving Jan 4th.
We'd love to meet fellow travel bloggers if you will be in the area. Please contact us via private message. Reply to this

5 years ago, November 19th 2013 No: 3 Msg: #177222  
I'll be in Bangkok for the holidays. (And probably actually working on Xmas.) Not sure how much organizing I can do, per say, but I'd love to be part of a get-together and I'm happy to help organize! Reply to this

5 years ago, November 19th 2013 No: 4 Msg: #177223  
San Francisco-
There are a few of us travel bloggers who get together rather regularly. In the past we have invited other travel bloggers but as of the past 3 years no one else has shown up.

If you live in SF or will be in the area around the holiday and would like to join us please message me and I will give you our details. Reply to this

5 years ago, November 22nd 2013 No: 5 Msg: #177318  
This is my first time to know about this Christmas Party. I am here in Guam Island, U.S.A. with my family. If you happened to be here on Christmas please message me. Reply to this

5 years ago, December 5th 2013 No: 6 Msg: #177644  
Wow, what a wonderful idea, I will be in Cucuta, Colombia Reply to this

5 years ago, December 8th 2013 No: 7 Msg: #177721  
Are there any in China, I am currently in Shandong province. I think I am closer to Beijing than I am to Shanghai. Reply to this

5 years ago, December 9th 2013 No: 8 Msg: #177756  
B Posts: 71
Barcelona anyone? Reply to this

5 years ago, December 10th 2013 No: 9 Msg: #177783  
Around the Christmas / New Year period I'll be firstly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, followed by Hargeisa in Somaliland (Northern Somalia).

Wouldn't expect to see any bloggers in Hargeisa, but I might get lucky with Addis Ababa! Reply to this

5 years ago, December 11th 2013 No: 10 Msg: #177815  
Mt Gambier South Australia
We will be in Mt Gambier from 20/12/13 TO 2/1/2014 staying at a caravan park would love to meet any fellow bloggers Reply to this

5 years ago, December 13th 2013 No: 11 Msg: #177864  
If anyone is in Montreal or Quebec city.... Reply to this

5 years ago, December 13th 2013 No: 12 Msg: #177873  
I accidentally unsubscribed from this forum feed. Can someone please set me up to get the emails again? 😊

thanks! Reply to this

5 years ago, December 13th 2013 No: 13 Msg: #177875  

5 years ago, December 15th 2013 No: 14 Msg: #177902  
So this Christmas...let's hope its a good one...without any fear

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5 years ago, December 16th 2013 No: 15 Msg: #177947  
B Posts: 222
Christmas in Arequipa, Peru, anyone? Reply to this

5 years ago, December 18th 2013 No: 16 Msg: #178029  
B Posts: 128
I will be in Tangalla, Sri Lanka. Would love to meet any fellow travelbloggers! Reply to this

5 years ago, December 24th 2013 No: 17 Msg: #178191  

hello guys
Great blog!!! its worth to read this. Reply to this

5 years ago, December 24th 2013 No: 18 Msg: #178218  
Just to prove he's real...hope he visits your place

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5 years ago, December 26th 2013 No: 19 Msg: #178236  
well i wish everyone had a great Christmas. Happy News years. Again if anyone happens to be in the neighborhood of Qingdao and want to get together for New years let me know. Reply to this

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