Travel

IMG_1533This page serves as an index for the various places that I have been to. I added some links for easy navigation of my travel articles. Definitely need to write more – one post per country at least! Please check back often for updates.

Trip planning – 5 steps; Checklist before departure;

Countries and the year that I visited for the first time:

  1. China (1974) Beijing: Red Leaf Park; An Unforgettable Trip; Beihai Park;
  2. United States (1997) Northern California; Rockport, MA; Occoquan, VA; Skagit Valley, WA; Southern Florida;
  3. Canada (2006) Ice wine in Kelowna; West Edmonton Mall;
  4. France (2009) Paris;
  5. Belgium (2009) Bruges;
  6. Italy (2009)
  7. Slovakia (2010) Bratislava;
  8. Austria (2010)
  9. Germany (2010) Neuschwanstein Castle;
  10. Slovenia (2010)
  11. Hungary (2010)
  12. United Kingdom (2010) London;
  13. Spain (2010)
  14. Japan (2011) Fushimi Inari Taisha;
  15. Mexico (2012)
  16. Vatican (2012)
  17. Switzerland (2012)
  18. Honduras (2012)
  19. Belize (2012)
  20. Jamaica (2013)
  21. Argentina (2014) Monte Fitz Roy; Perito Moreno Glacier;
  22. Denmark (2015)
  23. Sweden (2015)
  24. Norway (2015) Scandinavia;
  25. Netherlands [Sint Maarten] (2016) Cruise on Wind Surf;
  26. Antigua and Barbuda (2016)
  27. Dominica (2016)
  28. St. Lucia (2016)
  29. St. Kitts and Nevis (2016)
  30. Serbia (2016)
  31. Montenegro (2016)
  32. Croatia (2016) Trip Brief;
  33. South Korea (2017) Overview;
  34. Australia (2017)
  35. New Zealand (2017)

One of my dreams is to visit all 50 or so National Parks in the United States. So far I have been to 21, some of which I went more than once.

  1. Shenandoah, VA (1997)
  2. Mount Rainier, WA (2001)
  3. Grand Canyon, AZ (2001)
  4. Zion, UT (2001)
  5. Olympic, WA (2003)
  6. Yellowstone, WY (2004)
  7. Grand Teton, WY (2004)
  8. Badlands, SD (2004)
  9. Rocky Mountain, CO (2008)
  10. Bryce, UT (2010)
  11. Acadia, ME (2011)
  12. Great Smoky Mountains, TN (2013)
  13. Mammoth Cave, KY (2013)
  14. Yosemite, CA (2014)
  15. King’s Canyon, CA (2014)
  16. Sequoia, CA (2014)
  17. Everglades, FL (2015)
  18. Biscayne, FL (2015)
  19. Dry Tortugas, FL (2015)
  20. Carlsbad Caverns, NM (2016)
  21. Guadalupe Mountains, TX (2016)

Some “foreign” National Parks also worth mentioning:

  1. Banff, Canada (2006)
  2. Jasper, Canada (2006)
  3. Teide, Spain (2010)
  4. Nahuel Huapi, Argentina (2014)
  5. Los Glaciares, Argentina (2014)
  6. Morne Trois Pitons, Dominica (2016)
  7. Pigeon Island, St. Lucia (2016)
  8. Lovcen, Montenegro (2016)
  9. Blue Mountains, Australia (2017)
  10. Michaelmas and Upolu Cays, Australia (2017)
  11. Barron Gorge, Australia (2017)
  12. Fiordland, New Zealand (2017)
  13. Mount Aspiring, New Zealand (2017)
  14. Port Campbell, Australia (2017)
  15. Twelve Apostles Marine, Australia (2017)
  16. Uluru-Kata Tjuta, Australia (2017)

Okay, 9 out of 10 people will think I am weird but I am still going to say that I have been to 70 airports around the world so far, 34 of which are in the US. 🙂

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2 thoughts on “Travel

  1. Ms. Statistician – you are deeeefinitely good with numbers :). How are you these days? Your FB post popped up during my ‘infrequent’ FB visit ..

    • Christina.. So glad you stopped by! I will thank FB for bringing you here.. My life is more or less the same as before.. How about you? Still travel like crazy? 🙂

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