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Good afternoon!!! My name is Olga and I'm new in here. I love to have websites where you can find info about youth travelers... Some years ago I started to study Tourism Management to enjoy travelling around the world (what a stupid idea!!) These studies just make you receive people travelling, don't give you power to travel!! Now... after 10 years... I've decided finish my studies. As my project, I'm making a research about youth travelers, can you maybe help me? It will take you just 3 minutes...press this ling, please! Thank you so much guys!!
https://docs.google.com/forms....iewform
Thanks!!!
Olga
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My, another poster from Europe who doesn't get what this board is about.  Good thing it has been a month since the last one.

Olga-- We do not stay in hostels predominantly, we trek, carrying everything we need on our back, in a pack.  Thus, Backpacker.com.  I would also bet few of us have been to Barcelona, but it is on my list.

As for booking a hostel via FaceBook... well, maybe you get the idea.  Your survey is not of much use to you if you ask for people to fill it out, when they do not use most of the sources you ask about.


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PostIcon Posted on: Jun. 30 2013, 3:43 pm Skip to the previous post in this topic. Skip to the next post in this topic. Ignore posts   QUOTE

In order to properly help you finish your studies we'll need to understand your views regarding:

kilts
Lucretius
brussels sprouts
okra
bacon
Mustafa Ataturk
Bill Clinton

Thank you for your interest.
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Hi Olga,

As ol-zeke already replied, "backpacking" in the United States does not mean the same thing as "backpacking" in Europe. In the United States, "backpacking" means hiking into the wilderness and camping, carrying a sleeping bag, tent, food, and other gear and supplies in a backpack. It does not involve hostels.

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Plus, a whole lot of us here fall well beyond the "youth" category...

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Plus, a whole lot of us here fall well beyond the "youth" category...

Speak for yourself, sonny!  
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I was gonna say oldZeke ain't what you'ld call youth and I'm older.
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OnO, you have such a pleasant way of saying things.  :)  

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Others pointed out backpacking in the US means something different than in Europe. It's hiking (walking) on rough trails (or even no trails) to remote wilderness where there are few, if any, other people while carrying all necessary supplies, sleeping gear and shelter on one's back in a... surprise!... backpack.

I've never stayed in a hostel or used Facebook.


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has anyone clicked on the gd link in the op??????

just wondering.
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I wouldn't trust it.
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I clicked on the link (this computer is hosed anyway) and the first question is:


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Why did you choose Barcelona as your holiday destination?

   Due to gastronomical/cultural reasons
   Due to the climate
   Due to the nightlife
   Due to economical reasons (cheap)
   Other:

It rapidly goes downhill from there.


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No mention of the quirky architecture?

How is that even possible?

http://www.barcelona-tourist-guide.com/en/gaudi/barcelona-gaudi.html


http://www.globotreks.com/destinations/10-gaudi-buildings-barcelona/
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Oh, and you're required to answer every question before jumping to the next page (I didn't). You're not allowed to skip around and look at the other questions or pages.

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I clicked on the link (this computer is hosed anyway) and the first question is:


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Why did you choose Barcelona as your holiday destination?

   Due to gastronomical/cultural reasons
   Due to the climate
   Due to the nightlife
   Due to economical reasons (cheap)
   Other:

It rapidly goes downhill from there.

Lol... That's funny.  I'm always amazed by these students who rely so heavily on survey results for their studies but clearly have no idea how to make a survey that's even remotely useful.

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I think it's funny that they come here to do "research," but haven't done even five minutes worth of reading to research what this forum is actually about.

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PostIcon Posted on: Jul. 06 2013, 11:20 am Skip to the previous post in this topic. Skip to the next post in this topic. Ignore posts   QUOTE

What this all says to me is that testing folks for admission to an institution of higher education should be more rigorous.

As far as "help to finish my studies" I don't think finishing them is the issue.  Starting them is the issue.

HYOH,

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I clicked on the link because I thought it was a co-ed looking for someone to help with tuition.  I was checking to see what we could do for each other.  :)  

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Good afternoon!!! My name is Olga and I'm new in here. I love to have websites where you can find info about youth travelers... Some years ago I started to study Tourism Management to enjoy travelling around the world (what a stupid idea!!) These studies just make you receive people travelling, don't give you power to travel!! Now... after 10 years... I've decided finish my studies. As my project, I'm making a research about youth travelers, can you maybe help me? It will take you just 3 minutes...press this ling, please! Thank you so much guys!!
https://docs.google.com/forms....iewform
Thanks!!!
Olga

OK, I took the survey since she asked.  But I probably screwed up the data since (a) I'm not a "youth", (b) I don't Facebook, © I don't stay in youth hostels.  Oh well!

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