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    • Beenie
    • By Beenie 13th Sep 17, 8:54 PM
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    Warmest (and best) place to go in Feb/March?
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    Warmest (and best) place to go in Feb/March? 13th Sep 17 at 8:54 PM
    We want to avoid the UK winter. We have been to S.Africa, New Zealand, Ecuador, Mexico and Australia so far. Running out of options now!

    Where would you recommend as a safe and interesting place to visit in the cold northern hemisphere months?
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    • bigadaj
    • By bigadaj 13th Sep 17, 9:51 PM
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    You've missed out Asia by the look of it.

    India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, all worth visiting depending on what your interests are.

    Costa Rica is good, there's other countries in Africa, Namibia for example.

    Probably best to detail your requirements in a bit more detail rather than just warmer than the uk.
    • maman
    • By maman 13th Sep 17, 10:06 PM
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    That time of the year I've been to the Caribbean and Bali, both were warm and sunny
    Caribbean might be a problem this year though.
    • z1a
    • By z1a 13th Sep 17, 10:11 PM
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    North Korea covers the interesting bit, not too sure about the safe bit.
    • ThemeOne
    • By ThemeOne 13th Sep 17, 10:21 PM
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    Don't forget the good old Canaries. Would normally be in the low 20s that time of year, and much cheaper than the other places you listed.
    • richardw
    • By richardw 13th Sep 17, 10:52 PM
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    Uruguay, Brazil.
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    • bspm
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    Florida

    • ldeadman1980
    • By ldeadman1980 14th Sep 17, 6:06 AM
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    Sri Lanka is beautiful in Feb <3
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    • WAYT
    • By WAYT 14th Sep 17, 9:40 AM
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    North Korea covers the interesting bit, not too sure about the safe bit.
    Originally posted by z1a
    The daily average high and low temperatures for Pyongyang in January are −3 and −13 °C.....

    We want to avoid the UK winter.
    Geography not on the curriculum at your school?
    • Ganga
    • By Ganga 14th Sep 17, 1:01 PM
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    The daily average high and low temperatures for Pyongyang in January are −3 and −13 °C.....



    Geography not on the curriculum at your school?
    Originally posted by WAYT
    Might be a bit warmer if they start throwing nuclear missiles at the neighbors
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    • EconomicsGirl
    • By EconomicsGirl 14th Sep 17, 6:11 PM
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    Can recommend Costa Rica, we are restricted to summer hols but even then was hot and saw loads of wildlife.

    Got to cuddle a sloth, saw monkeys, toucan, gecko, raccoons ate evening meal with us, coati appeared at breakfast etc. Plus amazing activities including ziplining, water slides through jungle, rainforest, hot springs, kayaking in Pacific, horse riding, hanging bridges etc. Amazing place and not too expensive overall though trips were pricey but amazing. Felt very safe though we stayed in AI hotel and went on excursions.

    Brazil is good too, recommend Paraty and Rio. Rio isn't that safe but if you stick to organised excursions and better hotels you will be fine. We heard gunshots and the hotel said that's normal. Paraty seemed very safe.
    • ruperts
    • By ruperts 14th Sep 17, 6:44 PM
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    The Caribbean and South East Asia could keep you going for a good few more years without seeing the same thing twice. Not too long of a flight either, at least compared to NZ.
    • z1a
    • By z1a 14th Sep 17, 8:03 PM
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    The daily average high and low temperatures for Pyongyang in January are −3 and −13 °C.....



    Geography not on the curriculum at your school?
    Originally posted by WAYT

    I wasn't saying about the weather, I was thinking more about being close to ground zero.
    • lady1964
    • By lady1964 14th Sep 17, 8:53 PM
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    We spent 10 days in Malaysia last February, 3 days in KL & 7 in Penang across 2 locations - it was hot & humid but we really enjoyed our time there.

    I would definitely consider Asia as a winter destination, we intend to spend some time there when we're retired ��
    • hollie.weimeraner
    • By hollie.weimeraner 14th Sep 17, 9:08 PM
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    We went to St Lucia (Rendezvous hotel) In Feb this year and had a fabulous time. It is a tropical island and we had a bit of rain but in the main it was wall to wall sunshine with temperatures around 30 degrees.

    We also visited Sri Lanka a few years ago and did a small tour with a week at the Lighthouse hotel at Gaul and had an equally fabulous time. Weather was hot and humid and we had rain more or less on the dot around 3-30pm every day but one of the best holidays we have ever had with genuinely happy and friendly population.
    • WAYT
    • By WAYT 15th Sep 17, 10:06 AM
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    I wasn't saying about the weather, I was thinking more about being close to ground zero.
    Originally posted by z1a
    What does that have to do with..?

    We want to avoid the UK winter. We have been to S.Africa, New Zealand, Ecuador, Mexico and Australia so far. Running out of options now!

    Where would you recommend as a safe and interesting place to visit in the cold northern hemisphere months?
    Just Trolling?
    • z1a
    • By z1a 15th Sep 17, 5:19 PM
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    What does that have to do with..?



    Just Trolling?
    Originally posted by WAYT
    Op, said he wanted to escape the UK winter and go somewhere interesting, hence my answer.

    Obvious to anybody with half a brain, but not a quarter brain as you seem to have.
    • WAYT
    • By WAYT 15th Sep 17, 7:07 PM
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    Op, said he wanted to escape the UK winter and go somewhere interesting, hence my answer.

    Obvious to anybody with half a brain, but not a quarter brain as you seem to have.
    Originally posted by z1a
    Considering that the topic is Warmest (and best) place to go in Feb/March? I would suggest that a quarter of a brain is infinitely more than you appear to possess.

    I guess you thought that you were amusing, but in fact you are just the thread Troll.

    Perhaps you can try suggesting something sensible.
    • WAYT
    • By WAYT 15th Sep 17, 7:11 PM
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    We want to avoid the UK winter. We have been to S.Africa, New Zealand, Ecuador, Mexico and Australia so far. Running out of options now!

    Where would you recommend as a safe and interesting place to visit in the cold northern hemisphere months?
    Originally posted by Beenie
    Are you planning to travel around or to stay put with perhaps an excursion here and there? Two months? Less?
    • lesley74
    • By lesley74 17th Sep 17, 4:44 AM
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    Thailand and Vietnam, as someone else said. The north of Vietnam may be too cool though. Ho Chi Minh area would be nice and warm. We've been in January before, was really good.
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