“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain ―
I will make sure that this will NOT happen. Here is the list of where I have been wandering the last decades…Find out where I have been wandering up to now.
I've visited 26 out of 217 countries. That is 11.98%%.
2009 and 2016 – focused on the key tourist sites next to work. We went in April 2017 for doing some more sightseeing.
February – March 2017 – 18 days roundtrip starting and ending in Delhi. Passing by Mandawa, Bikaner, Deshnok, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ranakpur, Udaipur, Raipur, Pushkar, Jaipur and Agra. First long trip with a friend.
July 2016 – 8 nights round tour from Edinburgh. Includes Inveraray, Oban, Lunga and Staffa islands, Ben Nevis, Glenfinnan, Isle of Skye, Loch Ness, Inverness and Aviemore. Summer family trip with my two kids of 13 and 10 and a friend.
Arizona road trip
April 2016 – 5 nights round tour from Flagstaff. Includes Grand Canyon South Rim, Lower Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, Navajo National Monument, Monument Valley and Petrified Forest. Traveling solo.
March 2016 – 2 night city trip with a friend to the wonderful Venice. Focused mainly on San Marco and San Polo. With the increased anti-tourist campaigns, happy with did this in time… just in time.
July 2015 – 23 nights hopping. Started in Athens, Greece and worked our way through the Cyclades: Sifnos, Ios, Naxos, Mykonos and Santorini. Summer family trip with my two kids aged 9 and 12 and my mum.
2013 through 2015 – multiple business trips where I escaped the office and hotel to find the real Dhaka. Includes field trips to Natore, Sonargaon and Noapara.
2013 through 2015 – Been stationed in Oslo and wandered around and explored.
April 2015 – First time in the Middle East – short city trip.
Agra and Delhi
October 2013 – Speed visit to the Taj Mahal, because we were “in the neighborhood”…
Cyclades for the first time
August 2013 – 3 week island hopping summer holiday with my two kids aged 7 and 10 at that time. Hopped on Sifnos, Serifos, Syros, Naxos, Ios and Santorini.
Mysore and co
October 2014 – 4 day trip to Mysore and surroundings during the festival of light..
Las Vegas and Zion
May 2013 – 3 day escape to Las Vegas and Zion National Park. Traveling solo.
July 2011 – 3 week road trip exploring Portugal with my kids aged 5 and 8 at that time and my mum. Visited Viana do Castelo, Porto, Arraiolos, Evora, the Algarve, Lissabon, Sintra, Nazare and Sao Pedro de Moel.
Many, many times with friends and family, and for work. Lucky me.
Multiple times with friends and for work. Again lucky me.
2008 and 2009 – Family summer vacation. Based out of Vaison-la-Romaine.
November 2004, 2013 through 2015 – First time in Asia for work.
September 2002 – 2 weeks hiking trip with my husband traveling through Alberta including Banff and Jasper NP.
Other US road trips
1996 – 2000 – several trips covering Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park and Badlands NP in South Dakota, Sequoia Canyon NP, Yosemite NP and San Francisco in California, Death Valley NP, Rocky Mountains NP, Arches NP, New York and Chicago.
and some more…