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Travelblog Office Christmas Party

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For us travelling types Travelblog is very much our office. It's where we submit our travel reports and spend much more time than we'd really like to. With this in mind I was wondering if any of my colleagues (that means you) who may be in the Auckland (NZ) area over the festive period would consider joining us for an office Christmas party? (ie. does anyone fancy meeting for a drink sometime in December).
13 years ago, November 1st 2007 No: 1 Msg: #21819  
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Auckland, New Zealand - contact Occasionally Bob - Saturday 22nd December
Shakespeare Brewery and Hotel (61 Albert Street, Auckland) at 7:30pm on Saturday 22nd December
Also happened - see the post on page 3

Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand - contact thetravelbugtribe

Newcastle, Australia - contact John and Sylvia

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil - Wednesday 19th December - contact Ali
Devassa Bar, Ipanema - 6pm - Rua Prudente de Morais 416 - on the corner of Rua Farme de Amoedo
Happened - nice little gathering with 4 bloggers - more soon

London, England - contact Administration

Calgary, Canada - contact tannismc

Buenos Aires, Argentina - contact pseudo sic

Click the "private message" button and please give dates that you'll be passing through.

=== original post from Bob and Vik ====




I promise not to get naked on the photocopier and the stationary cupboard will be locked.

Obviously everyone loves seeing their boss get tipsy at the Christmas party, so Ali, if you're in the New Zealand area, you're more than welcome.

If you're interested, let me know and we can arrange a time & place...

Cheers / ho-ho-ho,


Bob & Vik

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13 years ago, November 1st 2007 No: 2 Msg: #21822  
Brilliant idea. It must be "in the stars" because I was working in my garden this morning and had the same idea. The only difference is - I am in Australia.

If anyone will be in the Sydney region during December, lets arrange a Xmas party for all the Travelblog people.

I would be happy to organise it if enough people were interested.

Send me an email if you would like to be party to this.

I live near Newcastle - about 2 hours north of Sydney - but there is plenty of accommodation locally. Check out my blog if you want more info - or send me an email. Reply to this

13 years ago, November 1st 2007 No: 3 Msg: #21825  
B Posts: 5,195
Sounds like a fantastic idea! - I will be in Brazil - so lets have a bunch of parties around the world.

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13 years ago, November 4th 2007 No: 4 Msg: #21967  
How about the UK id love to meet fellow Travelbloggers:0) Reply to this

13 years ago, November 6th 2007 No: 5 Msg: #22073  
B Posts: 5,195
Ok - so the travelblog Christmas parties - post in this thread to volunteer to organise a party - all it needs is a time and a place - near Christmas. I'll put this on the front page and on the log in page so nearly everyone will see it.

If it's only a few attendees - then it will be easy to organise; just a bar, or table at a restaurant - if it gets popular it will need more organising.

Anyone living in London? - that could be a big/complex one! Reply to this

13 years ago, November 9th 2007 No: 6 Msg: #22260  
We are just outside of London - South East (Closer to Brighton if anyone's around this way) Reply to this

13 years ago, November 17th 2007 No: 7 Msg: #22681  
B Posts: 1
Hey Guys,

Anyone coming to Kenya? We having elections this year but hey we are up to holiday and partying. If you are around Nairobi holla and we will sure see Christmas LOVE all the way. Baraka. Reply to this

13 years ago, November 17th 2007 No: 8 Msg: #22684  
I'm in a small village near the town of Leamington Spa in the UK at the moment. It's only a short train ride to London from here. It would be nice to meet up with some travelbloggers before I return to Africa in January. I've only been back in Blighty since July but I've told the debt collection agency where I'm working that I will be leaving at the end of December. Reply to this

13 years ago, November 18th 2007 No: 9 Msg: #22706  
Anyone else in Calgary? If so I'll organize something here! Reply to this

13 years ago, November 19th 2007 No: 10 Msg: #22778  
If anyone is in Boracay in the Philippines between 24th-26th December, I'll sort out a meeting place and a jolly good knees up. A friend of mine is flying out just before, so she can bring the mistletoe and the santa hats! Reply to this

13 years ago, November 19th 2007 No: 11 Msg: #22806  
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand for those not in Auckland - we dont want to steal Occasionally Bobs party guests, and anyway we dont have a photocopier! So if you are after a quieter Christmas, let us know. We are open to sharing Christmas lunch and/or dinner with any travellers / bloggers in the area, and whatever we do on New Years Eve (our own newly built deck and fireplace is looking good!!) Or we can meet up somewhere around Christmas / New Year. Reply to this

13 years ago, November 20th 2007 No: 12 Msg: #22836  
AUCKLAND N.Z.
Hi, we are gonna be in Auckland over Xmas and New Year and would love to Party!! If Occaisional Bobs organising all the better!!! Reply to this

13 years ago, November 20th 2007 No: 13 Msg: #22837  
I've had my first (couple of packets of) mince pies of the year and I've bought some trousers several sizes too large in preperation for the inevitable gain over the next month or so. The festive season is building just nicely.

Anyway... Saturday 22nd of December is the day we've earmarked for a little Auckland Travelblog soiree, though the venue is yet to be identified. If you are in or around Auckland on that date feel free to join us.

kandc - building a fireplace just before the big man's due to arrive is clever thinking... Reply to this

13 years ago, November 20th 2007 No: 14 Msg: #22838  
B Posts: 30
Fab idea Bob, shame I can't join you's in Auckland.

Anyone in the Gili's over xmas, or Bali for NY, send me a message. Reply to this

13 years ago, November 20th 2007 No: 15 Msg: #22841  
Ooohhh!!! we want in on a party!! We'll be around Melborne....anyone else gonna be there?? Reply to this

13 years ago, November 21st 2007 No: 16 Msg: #22888  
Any one going to be in Yunnan, China? Not sure where we willbe either Shangri La, Lijiang or Dali Reply to this

13 years ago, November 21st 2007 No: 17 Msg: #22889  
Anyone going to be in Fiji over Christmas? I'm going to be on Beachcomber Island for Xmas and would love to meet other travel bloggers while I'm there. Reply to this

13 years ago, November 21st 2007 No: 18 Msg: #22890  
Bloody great idea.
Anyone in Wellington between x-mas & new year?

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13 years ago, November 21st 2007 No: 19 Msg: #22896  
hey guys the 22nd IN AUCKLAND sounds great, count tommy n i in for a P.A.R.T.Y., we get there on 19th so just in time to put my lipstick on!!!!!!

love claire and tommy xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

ps if tommy gets really pissed, i reckon we can get some lippy on him too!!!!!!! Reply to this

13 years ago, November 22nd 2007 No: 20 Msg: #22940  
Bob and Vik wonderful idea....

Portland, OR, USA....
Anyone?!?

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