John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer (CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)

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Carol Williams
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Good morning John,
I never get or got the jitters because I don't think about what "could" happen.  I just go for it.   Things always seem worse in the middle of the night.  Probably, you'll feel much better when it is light outside and you're on the move.

That said, I'm glad my husband and I did a lot of international traveling in years gone by.  I have no desire to do so any more.  I'm more inclined to explore the U.S. at this point in life.  

Have fun on your trip.  Enjoy your family time!  

Jun 22, 2016 09:25 PM
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Barbara Todaro
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APPREHENSIVE??? I'd be scared shitless!!!!

Jun 22, 2016 09:44 PM
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My jitters come from knowing I'll never get past the TSA groping. What happens in Europe is far down my list.

Jun 22, 2016 09:44 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
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Few of my friends are traveling now in Europe, they post beautiful pictures, no issues. Yet, they had similar concerns if to travel there nowdays.

Jun 23, 2016 05:25 PM
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John DL Arendsen - the age catches up with us..... And we find the International travel more and more challenging.

I know I have been to India many times...

Jun 23, 2016 03:42 PM
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NO WAY

Jun 23, 2016 01:23 PM
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     TSA molester perverts, sanctioned by the Federal Government.  Muslims screaming allah akbar ready to kill innocent women children.  False flag globalist killers on suicide missions.

    These are precarious times.  Stay fit, be ready to act on impulse, be prepared to be a hero.

Jun 23, 2016 12:59 PM
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I do not even want to go out of state.

Jun 23, 2016 12:38 PM
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Larry Johnston
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I've never flown Internationally, but I know it takes a long time!

Jun 23, 2016 12:34 PM
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Sybil Campbell
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I just came back fro a honeymoon cruise to the Carribbean and Mexico, so I am all for it.

Jun 23, 2016 11:48 AM
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Debbie Laity
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I'm now more inclined to stay in this country for my vacations. 

Jun 23, 2016 11:45 AM
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No, we let the Islamic terrorists come to see us here.

Jun 23, 2016 10:24 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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There are some countries I plain up won't travel to, Mexico being number one.

My biggest concern with travel these days isn't planes "not reaching their destination" but the long lines of TSA.  Even with plastic buckle belts and slip off shoes it's still annoying and the multi-hour delays they've been reporting...OY!

 

Don't even get me started on the utter lunacy of the 3-1-1 rule!

Jun 23, 2016 09:14 AM
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When the opportunity arises, I have my passport handy.

Be mindful.  Have fun.  Enjoy this special time with your family.  

Jun 23, 2016 01:44 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
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We are going to Germany.

Jun 23, 2016 01:42 AM
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I think it depends on where you are going, but I suppose something could happen no matter where you will be. Hope you have a wonderful trip and get past the travel jitters.

Jun 23, 2016 12:08 AM
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John DL Arendsen With what is going on in the world I think I would be a little apprehensive. A safe trip to you and your family, and have a fun time.

Jun 22, 2016 11:54 PM
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Marco Giancola
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No problem here, I travel internationally a lot. Maybe I am more fearless than most but I know I also am not going to let fear disrupt my adventure plans or life. Enjoy your incredible trip-Wish I was going!!

Jun 22, 2016 11:54 PM
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Jackie Mazurowski
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No thoughts because I will be happy in the US.

Jun 22, 2016 11:48 PM
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John,

I know that Marriott well. We have stayed there.  No, we don't have jitters!  Relax and enjoy the trip.  A

Jun 22, 2016 11:28 PM
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Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®
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You probably have a better shot at getting hit by a drunk driver in your own neighborhood than having anything happen on your trip. Have a great time!

Jun 22, 2016 11:25 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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Discussed this the other day. I would stay in the United States right now

Jun 22, 2016 11:05 PM
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Scott Godzyk
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The cruise sounds fantastic, being over seas sounds scary these days

Jun 22, 2016 10:41 PM
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Live life.

Jun 22, 2016 10:38 PM
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Michael J. Perry
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The World is a different place than just 20 yrs ago

Jun 22, 2016 10:25 PM
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Hi John, it's a bit like Europeans hearing about violence in Chicago or some major

 Weather event. What happens in one area, will not necessarily happen elsewhere. You have to live life!

 

Jun 22, 2016 10:18 PM
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Lyn Sims
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Depends on where I would be going. I would stay out of a few districts in Paris if I were you.

Gosh, didn't know Disney did euro cruises.

Jun 22, 2016 09:52 PM
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We love to travel and I'm not going to let it curtail our sense of adventure! Still planning another trip in August overseas.

Jun 22, 2016 09:34 PM
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I've travelled so extensively in my life, I just don't worry about this stuff. I can't tell you how many times my husband and I travelled on the same PanAm and TWA flights over the Atlantic that blew up in the sky. We moved to Abu Dhabi just in time for the first Gulf War... I'm kind of a fatalist...if it's my time to go, it's my time to go.

Jun 22, 2016 09:27 PM
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I love to travel. I am not scared.

Jun 22, 2016 09:19 PM
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I do not.  My thoughts today on travel are that it's a great time to visit London : )

Jun 24, 2016 05:32 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
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I'm not going anywhere near the middle east, africa or eastern europe - however, I love going to the tropics - no drama or terrorism.... Yet

Jun 23, 2016 10:18 PM
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Roy Kelley
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Be very selective.

Jun 23, 2016 09:11 PM
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I have always been cautious when traveling and would not travel to any restricted areas. Otherwise just be smart and what happens is out of your control. There are crazies and extremists everywhere as proved by the Orlando shootings.

Jun 23, 2016 04:29 AM
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Gabe Sanders
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I haven't traveled overseas in many, many years.  I would be very careful choosing destinations and layovers if I were doing it these days.

Jun 23, 2016 04:03 AM
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Wayne Martin
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No plans on international travel in my future!

Jun 22, 2016 11:17 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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No, I love to travel as long as I get there safely.

Jun 22, 2016 10:02 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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No jitters - just haven't in recent years.  

Jun 22, 2016 09:55 PM
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Unchanged even before nowadays.

Jun 22, 2016 09:38 PM
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Good morning John.  I won't travel over the pond

Jun 22, 2016 09:23 PM