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Quiz: Where should you travel during the summer?

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MAY 17, 2017

The semester is finally over and every Golden Bear on campus is free to take a breather (at least until grades come out). While some UC Berkeley students may be looking at this three-month break as a prime opportunity for internships, others may only have visions of plane tickets and road trips. If you’re trying to decide where to explore for a few weeks over the summer, we at the Clog have devised a quiz to reveal the top travel location for you to check out.


  1. First off, how much money are you willing to drop traveling this summer?
    1. I mean, we’re known as broke college students for a reason.
    2. Nothing too pricey. I have saved up a bit, but don’t want to blow all of my savings.
    3. How much money am I willing to drop? My parents are paying for it!
    4. Whatever is fine. I plan on saving up and budgeting accordingly.
  2. Have you ever been outside of the country?
    1. Nope. The farthest I’ve traveled is Disney World!
    2. Once or twice, but it was an amazing experience.
    3. Of course! Every summer I try to go somewhere new.
    4. No, but I don’t really feel you have to in order to have a good time.
  3. What’s one thing you look forward to when you go on vacation?
    1. Learning about the different communities and cultures.
    2. The food! Summer body? I prefer a beignet body.
    3. The beaches. What’s summer without a good tan?
    4. Just escaping all of the UC Berkeley stress!
  4. In one word, how would you describe last summer?
    1. Boring. I spent most of my days napping with Netflix.
    2. Productive. Last summer I worked as a volunteer and interned, but this year I hope to have a bit of fun.
    3. Expensive. I made sure to take advantage of every moment and did not spare a penny.
    4. Memorable. I stayed in my hometown, but my friends and I found plenty to do.
  5. What summer movie are you most looking forward to seeing?
    1. “Wonder Woman.” It’s about time, am I right?
    2. “It Comes at Night.” I love a good horror film and this seems to be one for the books.
    3. “The House.” After Will Ferrell’s hilarious commencement speech at USC, I can’t wait to see his performance alongside the iconic Amy Poehler.
    4. “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.” I mean Johnny Depp is in it, so that’s reason enough to go.
  6. Pick a song to be your summer anthem.
    1. “Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys.
    2. “Banana Pancakes” by Jack Johnson.
    3. “That’s What I Like” by Bruno Mars.
    4. “HUMBLE.” by Kendrick Lamar.
  7. Finally, are you an early bird or night owl?
    1. Probably more of a night owl. I had 8 a.m. classes all semester, so you can bet I’m not getting out of bed before noon.
    2. Definitely a early bird. Plus, seeing the sunrise, not after pulling an all-nighter, is breathtaking.
    3. I’m whatever the day calls for. Whether I’m going for an early hike or partying with friends, I’ll be up.
    4. Neither. I would rather describe myself as a pigeon without plans. That usually means that some days I won’t sleep at all, while others that’s all I do!
    1. San Francisco. Bet you weren’t expecting that, huh? SF provides a great getaway for cheap if you’re trapped in Berkeley for the summer. Plus, you can choose where to go on the fly, eliminating the usual stress of planning a trip. Take advantage of San Fransisco while you can!
    2. Thailand. This country is a fab place to expand your horizons without dropping too much money. Just make sure to book your flight at the right time. Then, once there, you can explore everything from beautiful beaches to extraordinary city enclaves.
    3. Dubai. You love your luxury and Insta photos, so what better way to spend your summer than sipping wine at the top of the Burj Khalifa?
    4. New York City. The Big Apple is the perfect place for you to explore this summer. This city supplies a bountiful list of things to do without completely breaking the bank. Don’t forget to bring us back an “I <3 NY” T-shirt!


Kirsty Fowler is the assistant blog editor. Contact Kirsty Fowler at [email protected].

MAY 17, 2017