Countries I have been to…

 

N. America

1.      USA

2.      Canada

3.      Mexico

4.      St. Lucia

 

Europe

5.      Norway

6.      Sweden

7.      Denmark

8.      England

9.      Netherlands

10.  Luxembourg

11.  Germany

12.  Poland

13.  Czech Republic

14.  Slovakia

15.  France

16.  Switzerland

17.  Austria

18.  Hungary

19.  Italy

20.  Vatican

21.  Slovenia

22.  Croatia

23.  Bosnia & Herzegovina

24.  Montenegro

25.  Portugal

26.  Spain

27.  Greece

28.  Bulgaria

29.  Turkey

30.  Cyprus

31.  Monaco

32.  Ireland

33.  Romania

 

Asia

34.  Japan

35.  China

36.  Thailand

37.  S. Korea

38.  Vietnam

 

Australia & Pacific

39.  Australia

40.  New Zealand

41.  Indonesia (Bali)

 

S. America

42.  Columbia

43.  Ecuador

 

Passed Through (or crossed border)

44.  N. Korea

45.  Belgium

46.  Taiwan

 

No Longer Exist or Not Countries

47.  Tahiti

48.  Crete

49.  Hong Kong

50.  Gibraltar

51.  West Germany

52.  East Germany

53.  Czechoslovakia

54.  Martinique

 

Top Five for Travel

1.      France

2.      Italy

3.      Spain

4.      Australia

5.      Japan

 

Best five for long term living

1.      Australia

2.      Spain

3.      France

4.      England

5.      New Zealand

 

Best Food

1.      Spain

2.      Italy

3.      Bosnia

4.      Greece

5.      Turkey

 

Best man made sites

1.      Great Wall (& lots more in China)

2.      Vatican

3.      Louvre

4.      Neuschwanstein Castle

5.      Colosseum

6.      Tower Bridge

7.      Cinque Terra (also natural)

 

Best natural sites

1.      Grand Canyon

2.      Banff/Lake George

3.      Yellowstone

4.      Niagara Falls

5.      Norway Fjords

6.      Australian Outback (inc. Uluru)

7.      Great Barrier Reef

8.      Daintree Rainforest

9.      Great Ocean Road

10.  Swiss/Austrian Alps

11.  Andes in Ecuador and Colombia

12.  Miyajima Island Japan

13.  Plitvice Lakes Croatia

14.  Wineglass Bay, Tasmania

 

Nicest People

1.      Bali

2.      Tasmania

3.      Japan

4.      New Zealand

5.      Australia

6.      Canada

7.      Thailand

8.      Ireland

 

Best Days Traveling

1.      Running with the Bulls

2.      Trip to Wineglass Bay

3.      First time feeding the kangaroos and wallabies

4.      Diving the Great Barrier Reef

5.      Formula 1 in Melbourne

6.      Driving the Great Ocean Road

7.      Seeing koalas in the wild

8.      Driving in the Outback

9.      World Expo in Seville

10.  Wimbledon

11.  Tour de France

12.  Playing basketball in Slovenia

13.  Visiting East Berlin

14.  Seeing Granddad’s house in Sweden

15.  Tiananmen Square

16.  Walking the Great Wall

17.  Visiting Fjords in Norway

18.  Renting a scooter and driving around Aegina in Greece

19.  Hiking in Switzerland

20.  Visiting DMZ in Korea

21.  Bus trip from Ecuador to Columbia, ending with Carnaval de Negros y Blancos

22.  New Year’s Eve in Quito

23.  New Year’s Eve in Prague

24.  Swimming with the dolphins in Mexico

 

Countries I would be fine never going back to (even though I may have liked them)

1.      Mexico

2.      Bulgaria

3.      Crete (Greece in general)

4.      Cyprus

5.      Romania

 

Top countries I want to go back to

1.      Australia

2.      China

3.      Indonesia (Bali)

4.      Turkey

5.      Spain

6.      Ireland

 

Places I want to go to that I have not been

1.      Alaska

2.      Russia

3.      India

4.      Nepal

5.      Kenya

6.      S. Africa

7.      Antarctica

8.      Chile

9.      Brazil

10.  Argentina

11.  C. America

12.  Iceland