long weekend: 5-6 days. Wednesday night or Thursday morning to Monday-Tuesday. Can be pretty much any weekend, and with little notice. Up to once a month.
week: up to 10-13 days. Also Thursday-Friday to Sunday-Tuesday of next week. Need at least a month notice. 2-3 times a year.
winter break: up to 20 days. From weekend before Christmas to after New Years.
- Done Turkey: long weekend. Jun 2/3 (wed/thu) arrive in Bodrum, Jun 7 (mon) depart from Istanbul. Hope to stop by Capadocia.
- Done Portugal: week or long weekend (spring or fall)
Norway/Denmark: week (summer)weekend, September.
- Done Baltic states: long weekend to a week (summer)
- Peru: long weekend if possible, week otherwise
- Done Amsterdam: long weekend (anytime except winter, up to twice per year)
- Eastern Europe (former Yugoslavia?): week
- Ireland: long weekend
- Done Australia: winter break
- Brazil: winter break
- Done Switzerland: long weekend