Splash into Summer Giveaway Hop (INT)!

Thanks to the wonderful hosts I Am A Reader Not A Writer and Page Turners Blog, this is one of the most exciting summer giveaways!

I bet you're all dreaming of a perfect summer read?
*sigh* Me too! I can't wait to go somewhere sunny and warm, it's been nothing short of gray and miserable here in England, and I'm fed up!

...but back to our giveaway. Here are some reads I either read and loved already or desperately want to read:

Tricked By Kevin Hearne (can be substituted by any other book in the series) (UF)
Night School by C.J. Daugherty (YA)
A Spy In The House by Y.S.Lee (YA/HF)
Slated by Teri Terry (YA/D)
Blood and Bullets by James R. Tuck (UF)
After The Golden Age by Carrie Vaughn (UF)
Storm by Brigid Kemmerer (YA)
Oracle's Moon by Thea Harrison (can be substituted by any other book in the series) (PNR/UF)

There will be ONE winner who can choose ONE book among these titles. This giveaway is open WORLDWIDE and ends 31st of May 2012 at 11:59pm.
Good luck!


You can find the rest of the participating blogs here!

P.S. When you're commenting to answer the question - I meant holiday as vacation :) Sorry about the confusion! 

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  1. Christmas is always a great holiday because it's spent with family and people who will love u coz they have no choice lol

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  2. I think the best holiday I've ever had is when I went to Disney World as an adult with longtime family friends and their 17y.o. triplet boys. What a riot!

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  3. I'm confused do you mean festive holiday or vacation holiday so I will answer both I love Thanksgiving a whole holiday which is basically dedicated to eating love it. My favorite vacation is definitely Disney World!

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  4. Probably the one last spring in Cornwall. Weather was beautiful, warm, but not hot and the beautiful countryside! :) And scones! :)

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  5. Last Summer, it onlu last a month, but all i ever did was sleep

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  6. When I went to USA for vacation! It was the best 2 months of my life! :D (ileana-rafflecopter)

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  7. My best holiday was an African safari. But this summer I'm going to Bora Bora and I'm hoping that will be AMAZING!

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  8. Spending quality time with my teenage daughter in Bangkok, Thailand. We literally shop till we drop!

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  9. Went went to Hawaii with the family in January 2011 and it was wonderful!

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  10. Goldcoast, Australia - doing all the theme parks with my boyfriend :)

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  11. I went on a cruise with my family and family friends, and it was much more fun at 15 having friends to run around with on that huge boat!!

    Thanks for this giveaway :)

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  12. I've had so many great vacations with the family and with friends! It's hard to pick one. I really loved visiting Charleston, SC with one of my friends and this year I'm going to Wilmington :)

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  13. Went to Disney World for the first time and I got to ride every ride I wanted to. :D

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  14. Like Sallie, I went on a cruise last year and loved it! It was the biggest cruise ship in the whole world (quite literally) and had so many activities for you to do! You could never get bored! And the food...
    I also had some other families on the ship so it never got too lonely :)
    Overall, such a fun holiday, I'd love to go again!

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  15. I my first year at Uni I went on a one month trip to Australia between semesters - that was amazing!!

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  16. Eight years ago, went on a Spain/Portugal trip and spend New Year's Eve/Day in Barcelona with friends!! Great night!

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Leanne

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  17. Last year I went to Greece and it was amazing, but probably my favourite holidays were in Australia - with a bunch of friends we'd rent a beach house and just chill out for a week. Can't wait to be able to do that again!

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  18. The trip to Hanoi, Vietnam last year. I love the food and scenery!

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  19. My best holiday was a trip to Europe. Enjoyed every minute but boy were my feet sore when I got home.

    Thanks for the great giveaway.

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  20. I've had some great holidays but I think my favourite was the cruise down the Nile - weather was perfect (and dry heat is my favourite), scenery was beautiful and the ruins of the ancient egyptians were so awe-inspiring! :-)

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  21. The best holiday I`d ever had was when we had a trip to the cold mountains! It`s hot where I live so it felt good to be in somewhere cold.

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  22. My favorite trip was to Paris. I love the culture and the whole place seems magical

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  23. I spent a month in England and those were the best days of my life!

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  24. Oh difficult, I think it was when I traveled to Sweeden for two weeks for the wedding of my brother. It was awesome!

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  25. I don't remember a holiday when I had fun. I usually fight with my parents on those days because everyone is so stressed to make everything perfect. LOL

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  26. Christina K. in the rafflecopter

    My favorite holiday was when we went to Disney World:)

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  27. Italy, Sicily, and the Aeolian Islands

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  28. hum the last holiday i got with my family ( all the family) in teh mountains it was really great

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  29. The best holiday was on The Great Barrier Reef.

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  30. Best holiday? I think it was back when i was 17 and we went a trip for 5 days with the school! I had so much fun, with all my friends and way from parents :)

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  31. Best holiday? Going to the beach with my whole family. :D

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  32. Last summer I and my best friend went to Krit and we have so much fun! I hope we can find time to go somewhere else this summer too.

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  33. We went to Old Quebec for a couple of days one summer. It was boiling, but absolutely beautiful and full of life. I'd love to go again sometime.

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  34. Best holiday has to be two weeks in Ireland with a class, followed up with a family trip to Germany/France/Switzerland. Europe! Sigh.

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  35. Last year to Centerparcs. It's a place where you can stay in this cabins you can call it, in the woods pretty much where they have swim pools and restaurants and all other fun stuff to do :)

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  36. My fave memory is when my friends and I went down to the shore. First we went the wrong way on the turnpike, and then when we got there we found there wasn't enough space in the motel room. We soon discovered the closet was a walk in (go figure!) and one of my friends and her boyfriend ended up sleeping in there. Which left enough space for the rest of us to sleep comfortably!

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  37. I would have to say my trip to New York summer with a couple of friends was one of the most memorable. Partly because the trip was paid for by Vans since we won their shoe designing contest!

    Lilian @ A Novel Toybox

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  38. Best holiday was a trip with my friends. We didn't go all that far, but we had a week to just hang out and talk, no one around to bother us :D

    Penny Pe

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  39. My best vacation was my month long trip to Australia to visit my family.

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  40. My class trip to Prague, castles, old buildings, just something new, oh and freaking mountains. i liked it

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  41. Trip to Adriatic coastline after my college graduation

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  42. Best holiday was a trip to Ireland with my kids. It was a grand adventure that they still talk about! Lovely memories...
    PhoenixCarvelli at gmail dot com

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  43. Awesome giveaway. One of my favorite holidays was a the Christmas I hosted both sides of the family for dinner and serves an eight course meal, while my 3 kids under 5 had the chicken poxs..it was crazy and fun and crazy!!!!

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  44. My best holiday is yet to come, I think! I want to go to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter one day, and I'm sure it'll be a brilliant experience! :P Thanks for the giveaway :).

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  45. Thank you for the chance to win! :)

    Cherry Mischievous

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  46. Dubai. Last year. Got to go on a jet ski.

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  47. My favorite holiday is always Christmas!

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  48. Christmas time. I get to see all my family up north. The house always smells like cookies and usually there is always snow.

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  49. Oh gosh, probably Mexico when I was 12, we also got to go to sea world on the way back and I won a GIGANTIC chihuahua so that was awesome

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  50. When we went to Enchanted Kingdom here in the Philippines with my whole family, Martinez family ;) Thank you for the giveaway!

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  51. The one week vacation in Hawaii was wonderful!

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  52. Probably when we went to Baguio City and Hundred Islands in Pangasinan, Philippines two years ago with my family.

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  53. The best holiday I've had so far was one summer, the 4th of July weekend, and we had a houseful of family/friends visiting from states' away. All the smiles & fun made it a really special time.

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  54. The best holiday I've had was the previous summer - my friend and I went to Cyprus for more than a week and we indulged ourselves in all the sun and water and anciant history there! It was awesome!

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  55. My best holiday I´ve had was the previous summer when I went to Croatia and I first swim in the sea. It was awesome! (I saw the ocean before Croatia too,when I went to England, but I never swim in it). (:

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  56. In Brazil, Independence Day takes place on September 7th, so my family and I travelled to Disneyworld, and it was awesome :)

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  57. Mine would have to be a few years ago when I went on holiday to Queenstown and got to do really awesome things like drive a monster truck bus.

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  58. Last year I went to San Francisco and it was my first time out of Europe. Loved the city and so much to do, I want to go back!

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  59. The best summer vacation I ever had was my honeymoon with my hubby! (Our anniversary is in June!)

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  60. My first ever girls holiday (without parents) to Cyprus, I got caught speeding by traffic cops who let me off and told me to go "slowly, slowly" we were convinced we were heading to prison:)

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  61. My school trip to France - Paris made me feel alive. ^^

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  62. I rarely travel. The trip to Taiwan was the best summer I had :-)

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  63. The best vacation I ever had was staying at bed & breakfasts in Savannah and Charleston. Besides being a great vacation, this was also where my husband proposed.

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  64. Best holiday I've ever had was to Cape May, NJ...it was so pretty!

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  65. I love Easter at my inlaws. For the last couple of years, we have nieces and nephews who are old enough for an Easter egg hunt and it's totally fun!

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  66. Do you mean holiday as in holiday or as in vacation? Can't think of a great actual holiday, but the best vacation I took was to Cape Cod when we spent a day on Nantucket.

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  67. My best vacation was in the Bahamas with my family. White sand beaches, beautiful blue water.. it was amazing!

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  68. I was studying abroad in Europe one year. Unlike in the US, the school I was at took a MONTH-LONG Easter break, so I spent the entire month backpacking around Europe!

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  69. The best would be the road trip from the beach to the country's biggest amusement park to horseback riding.

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  70. Week long Disney Vacation w/ my mom & my aunt

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  71. I love Christmas time!

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  72. My best holiday was last to last year when we went to Singapore.Great place :)

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  73. My best holiday was last year when we all family going to Malaysia.

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  74. When I visited England! You know... It was more sunny than in Poland that time. Funny, eh? :D

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  75. When I 1stst went to Tokyo, because it has a lot of technologies in there!

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  77. I've only had one holiday before where I went to China for nearly a month and we went to some theme parks :)

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  78. We don't take many vacations, but I was able to have a wonderful "staycation" with my Husband and Son. We went to the park and had a wonderful picnic! :) It was awesome!

    Melissa Caldwell

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  79. My best holiday was Europe :)

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  80. My best holiday was going to the beach with my family. So relaxing!

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  81. When I went to see my family in Tennessee.

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  82. the best holiday for me was when my whole family went to Guam. It was the only time we where complete and went outside the country

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  83. My family went to Paris and it was during the Rugby World Cup and we didn't know it. The Eiffel Tower was lit up green!

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  84. The first time I stayed in London and went to Wimbledon to watch the Tennis Championships.
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  85. One of my best holiday was last summer, when I went to a music festival with my friends. It was three awesome days full of great music and sunshine all the time.

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  86. When my hubby and I went to Cuba on our honeymoon. It was so awesome!! I love it there.

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  87. Summer in DC. It was amazing! The perfect weather and the best of friends.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  88. The crazy busy summer that we finally emigrated to Australia. Crazy, mad, but totally wonderful!

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  89. mine was probably the 2 weeks i spent in london (and all around) doing all kinds of beatles activities for our journalism class.

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  90. My best holiday was definitely the summer my family and I vacationed to Florida.

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  91. The best one I ever had was when my family visited The Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, Bahamas because it was the last family vacation I've ever had.

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  92. My best vacation was when I went to Japan for my daughter's graduation from university! We had a great time!

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  93. It's nothing so exciting as another country, but my best vacation was with my family on a road trip to Florida. :)

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  94. One of my favorite vacations was when I was 19 and me a friend went to Seattle for a week. It was the first vacation I ever took with no parental supervision and it was really fun.

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  95. My family and I went on the cruise that stopped at all these really amazing tropical islands. The food was amazing, the beaches nearly sparkled and the snorkaling was a wonderful experience I'll never forget!

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  96. I have to say the Thanksgiving we spent in Hawaii

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  97. When I went to Bali last year with college friends! We went to traditional temples, monkey forests, watched Barong and Kris Dance in Uluwatu with sunset as the background... I wanna go to Bali again!

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  98. In the winter I love to go to Lake Tahoe(or anywhere with snow) with my family. I bring my dog along too, but he does't enjoy the snow as much as I do. I try to go every year, but it's hard for my parents to find time and money for it.

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  99. When I went on my first holiday to Malta with my boyfriend (now my husband).

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  100. we went to tenerife. weather was so lovely snd sunny it was bliss!

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  101. When I went to Sweden, it is so beautiful there!

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  102. My best holiday was when we went for five days in Rhodes (Greek island) with my classmates before our graduating.
    Artemis

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  103. best?
    taking my first flight to gatwick for a 5 wk stay that became 3 months! awesome!
    meeting great people who'd invite me to stay and housesit or live with them to participate in their lives... totally totally amazing !

    thx for asking :) great reminiscing...

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  104. A Christmas when all my mother's family got to together and my mother is one of ten so you can imagine how pack our house was during that party. It was chaos for almost two weeks but it was one of the best holidays ever.

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  105. I've always loved Christmas. No particular one stands out, I just love the whole season and getting together with family. Sorry it is all gray skies for you. Hopefully you'll see the sun soon. Thanks for the chance to win. I've been wanting to read The Agency for a while now.

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  106. for my eighteen birthday holiday I went to Sweden, Norway and Denmark!

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  107. My honeymoon was the best holiday, we went to Maui and it was gorgeous there.

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  108. We don't take many vacations so, my fave would be camping at the lake with mu hubby, kids and my sister and her family. We had a blast!

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  109. My best holiday had to have happened when I was a child ;)

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  110. 5 years ago for Christmas. The whole family was together and we had a wonderful time.
    magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

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  111. It would be my vacation escapade with my family to Malaysia and Singapore. Or this summer's field trip. :D

    Dianne (tomakunisnumberone@gmail.com)

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  112. My best holiday was when we have a Family Reunion at a Resort. It was really awesome! :)
    -Riz B.

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  113. I would say when we rented a house for a week on the northern California redwood coast on a bluff overlooking the ocean. I never wanted to leave!

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  114. Road trip. We went all the way from Texas to Graceland and back in this tiny Ford Mustang. Good times!

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  115. I just had an excellent spring break with my sister in San Diego :)

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  116. I love going to the beach with my family!

    Suz Reads

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  117. Best holiday? Ooh it's a toss up between when me and my teen best friend stayed with my grandparents in Spain. We read on the beach, went walking, all sorts, it was a lot of fun and I have great memories. Or perhaps the time myself and my dad went to Cornwall for a week at the end of an October. Lots of museums, castles.. that kind of thing I LOVED it!

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  118. Disney World and going to the Halloween Party! LOVE a must do for all! <3 Thanks for doing the hop!

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  119. Best holiday would have to be going to visit and suprise my twin sister by just showing up on her doorstep when I havent seen her in 2 years :)

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  120. It is sad but we have not been able to go on a vacation in over 15 years :-( But growing up we went to the Smokey Mountains every summer and I loved it and miss it badly...

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  121. London a few years ago!

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  122. Best time would be our trip to India! It was lovely!!!

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  123. Best vacation was, when I went on an exchange trip to Italy for 23 days. It was absolutely wonderful spending time with young Italian people, eating gelato (ice cream!) and getting a tan. Wauw, I miss it!

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  124. BEst vacation was a trip to London for my college graduation with my mom. So much fun!

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  125. a trip in the montains with my dad

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  126. My best trip was when I went to England and France with my whole family!

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  127. Had a blast when I went to the RT convention in Chicago this year~~

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  128. The best holiday when I was a kid was New Year's as the WHOLE family got together at my grandparent's home! We had a TON of food and played all kinds of card and game boards. AND we had a talent show. One year my grandfather put on a pink leotard and tutu, blackened out his front teeth, and sang "all I want for Christmas are my 2 front teeth"...I laughed till I cried. Sure miss those times...

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  129. I love traveling to visit family at Christmas or for a summer vacay.

    Thanks for participating in the hop and for the giveaway opportunity.

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  130. A few years ago I got to spend the Summer in Japan and it was by far the best holiday I've ever had!

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  131. I went to Fiji with my family once when I was about 5.

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  132. Spent Quality time at Bali, Indonesia with My Bestfriends... ^^

    Thank's for this Giveaway... xD

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  133. The first Christmas I got to spend with my new husband and his wonderful family!

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  134. Spending a week with my extended family (who I'm lucky to see once a year)

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  135. My Honeymoon, since it was the only holiday to date that hubby and I got to spend alone. We went to Cape Town. It was fabulous!

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  136. Best holiday I've ever had was when I was a teenager (a very long time ago) and we went to visit my aunt and family in California.

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  137. Best Holidays have been wen I was at achool and I had a great time with 30 friends!

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  138. It was a business trip abroad, but we stayed at a very nice place at a lake, and played billiards through the night after the days business:)

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  139. Thinking about summertime always makes me think about my favorite holiday my family and I take annually. Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio. Best coasters in the US, hands down. Probably world, but I don't have an opinion there. ; )

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  140. The best holidays I've had were when I was spending at least a two days camping on the beach with my family. Waking up and going to bed with the sound of the waves... it's awesome!

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  141. My favorite holiday was a trip to Chincoteague Island, Virginia.

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  142. The best holiday was going to Disneyland with the family!
    Thanks :)
    kimberlybreid at hotmail dot com

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  143. Thanksgiving of 2011 was pretty wonderful as I got to spend it with my daughters, my mother, and my older brother, whose health has been bad for awhile. He was feeling pretty good that day, so it was extra special for me.

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  144. Christmas is always good

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  146. Christmas definitely! it's when I get 20 books and 40$ Barnes and Noble gift cards lol. But ignor that greedy comment. I lovexmas because it's THE ONLY time every member of my family actually sits down and relaxes!

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  147. The year I got my first Ipod touch. I have wanted one for years, and I LOVE music.

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  148. The best holiday I ever had was the year I had my son - he was born on December 16th so I really had the best Christmas present ever!

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  149. At the beginning of the month I went to Vancouver with my boyfriend to meet his parents! I had never been out of the province before so it was my first time seeing the mountains when we drove through.

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  150. Trip to Mexico with the family

    Froggy

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  151. Probably the trip with my parents to Upstate New York.

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  152. I love all holidays because it means that I don't have to go to school!

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  153. I won a trip to Napa Valley. AMAZING.

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  154. Last summer me and my boyfriend lived togethet in Wales for almost 2 months ! Never been abroad for that long before but it was incredibly adventurous and exciting...the places we visited , people we met...awesome!

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  155. Best holidays... Summer 2009 when I traveled through Europe with my older brother *-* I was awesome!

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  156. Probably any holiday cause its a time to celebrate and get together with family.

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  157. My best vacation was when me and my family went to Disney World for a week :)

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  158. There was this one holiday, where my family and i went to India to meet relatives and then went to Dubai for a day, and then went to Greece and then Turkey :) It was tons of fun! Thanks for the amazing giveaway! :D

    Rabiah

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  159. The best holiday was xmas in 2010 when my daughter opened up her laptop. I thought she was gonna have a heart attack. lol

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  160. Fishing at dawn with my dad in Lake Tahoe :)

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  161. Best holiday is always Christmas at my Grandma's! :)

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  162. any holiday i have with my kids :)

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  163. the best holiday ever was probably last year when we went all across Switzerland and Austria by train!

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  164. I would say the Disney world trip with my mom a few years ago we had a great time!
    Thank you for the great giveaway!

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  165. The best holiday I've ever spent was the five days I spent with my best friend Fei on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts. We've been best friends for 12 years now...and this was the first vacation we'd ever taken together. We danced on the beaches, experienced the wonderful warm water of the Caribbeans, and ate some amazing food. And the memories I gathered in those five days, could last me a LIFETIME :)

    Thank you for your generosity, and for participating in this blog hop!

    Name: Hira Hasnain
    Email: Enamoredsoul(at)gmail(dot)com

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  166. I've never really went on a vacation before.

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  167. Mine was going to San Francisco. There are so many beautiful places to see. I loved it. Really want to go back. Thanks for giveaway!
    -Maritza R

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  168. Hmmm...the summer in Florida that was great :D

    Shaina

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  169. It would have to be a trip to Vancouver with my husband---just the two of us. The mountains were gorgeous!

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  170. my favorite holiday was to Disney world

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  171. my favorite Holiday is Easter as a kid and got 3 baskets because we had family over at that time.

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  172. My fav holiday was just this last Christmas. We have been away for 4 years and being back home for Christmas and being around my family and having my kids and my sister's kids play and have fun was priceless

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  173. Christmas this year because all the family members were present and healthy

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  174. Ohh was in summer I think... I went to the beach for 2 weeks and I stayed at my cousin's... was like living in the beach, you know what I mean? no hotels, no turist thing... just being there! =)

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  175. I've had so many of them, for now I'll say Buenos Aires.

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  176. My best holiday was a trip to Rome I did a few years ago. Beautiful city!

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