July 17, 2007

Would You Rather?

A day late:

Would You Rather

  • Visit Tokyo for a week, then Athens for a week, then London for a week
  • or visit one of those places (chosen by random die roll) for three weeks?

You will have a car at your disposal in either case, and so would be able to visit nearby areas by driving.

Posted by James at July 17, 2007 2:33 AM
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The first.

I've been to athens and london. And while I liked then I'm not really a city person so I wouldn't prefer to stay in a city for 3 weeks.

If I could use the car and go from B&B to B&B around the country I might choose 3 weeks. But in Greece there are really cool islands so the car wouldn't help too much.

Still all 3 of those places don't hold a ton of appeal to me so I'll stick with 1 week each.

If it was italy or ireland or Australia or something I'd probably take the 3 weeks :)

Posted by: jay at July 17, 2007 7:26 AM

I'd take London for 3 weeks. there's enough within driving distance to keep me busy outside the city and tons to do in it. I'd love to see Athens/Greece too but have no desire to go anywhere near Japan.

Posted by: B.O.B. (bob) at July 17, 2007 8:00 AM

I'll take the 3 places for 1 week each.

I'm sure after a round or two of debauchery I'll be asked to leave the country. Except London, they love shenanigans, hoodlumocity and hooliganary.

Posted by: Derek at July 17, 2007 8:20 AM

Three places in three weeks. This will give me a chance to sample each and then if I really liked one of those places, I can go back later. I'd rather that than a random die roll choosing where I go for three weeks. :)

Posted by: Julie at July 17, 2007 8:26 AM

Hmmm. Toughie.

I haven't been to any of those cities yet. And while a week is just long enough to feel like I've gotten to know a city a three week stay in one of them would be luxurious.

I think it depends on whether I've experienced any of them yet. Right now I'd lean towards seeing them all and crossing them off my list. Maybe I'd shave a few days off Athens and add them to Tokyo.

Posted by: Mike at July 17, 2007 8:41 AM

Who's paying for this trip?

Posted by: David Grenier at July 17, 2007 9:31 AM

OK I missed the random die roll part. I still think I'd take the 3 weeks. I'd rather have the time to really see things than to rush around trying cram everything into one week. Plus travelling from country to country 3 times would likely not be very relaxing. I'll just have to take my chances on the die roll that it comes up London or Athens.

Posted by: B.O.B. (bob) at July 17, 2007 10:26 AM

Mike, I'll trade you my Tokyo sayd for your Athens days!

Posted by: B.O.B. (bob) at July 17, 2007 10:26 AM

I'll go with the 3 weeks. I'd like to see all of these places and want the time to savor, enjoy, and digest. Like B.O.B. I'd feel like I had to cram if I only had a week.

Posted by: briwei at July 17, 2007 11:39 AM

3 different places for 1 week each, because I liked London and the parts of southern England that I've seen -but 3 weeks is probably too much. And because I've not been to either of the other 2 countries.

Posted by: sharon at July 17, 2007 12:52 PM

I'd take the week each, I don't want to risk getting stuck in Tokyo for three weeks. I wouldn't mind visiting Tokyo, but I don't want to be there for three weeks.

Can I trade the car for a transit pass?

Posted by: woneffe at July 18, 2007 11:29 PM

Yes, we can arrange that trade.

Posted by: James at July 19, 2007 8:37 AM

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