A runner with an appetite for adventure!

Travel June 16, 2009

My World Travels:


Eight Reasons Why I Travel

Beijing After Dark
Beijing: On the Way to the Wall
Beijing: The Great Wall
Beijing: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & The 798 District
Beijing: Olympic Stadium
Beijing: The Hutongs & The Summer Palace
Xi’An: The Terra Cotta Warriors
Xi’An: The Tang Dynasty Dinner Show
Xi’An: Singing in the Rain
Shanghai from the Sky
Shanghai: Yu Garden, Shanghai Museum, Maglev Train, Acrobat Show, City Lights
Yangshuo: An Introduction
Yangshuo: The Chinese Countryside
Yangshuo: The Cooking School
Yangshuo: The Beauty Up Close
Hong Kong: Arriving at Night
Hong Kong: The Peak Tram and Stanley
Hong Kong: Escalators, Lights & The End of the Tour
Macau: The Vegas of Asia
Macau: From Venice to Portugal to Another World
Hong Kong: Lantau Island & The Big Buddha

Where’s the Caterpillar?
Reese Visits China Too!
Confucius Says
China By the Numbers



Day 1 – LAX to Berlin (Travel Day)
Day 2 – Berlin
Day 2 – Berlin – Eye Spy Berlin Stasi Tour
Day 3 – Berlin to Dresden
Day 3 – Prague – Bike Tour
Day 4 – Prague
Day 5 – Prague to Vienna
Day 6 – Vienna
Day 6 – Budapest Day 1
Day 7 – Budapest Day 2
Day 8 – Budapest to Slovakia to Krakow
Day 9 – Krakow Part 1
Day 9 – Krakow Part 2
Day 10 – Auschwitz
Day 10 – Warsaw
Day 11 – Warsaw
Day 12 & 13 – Warsaw to Berlin to Munich
Day 13 – Munich
Day 14 – Fussen & Salzburg
Day 15 – Salzburg – Sound of Music Tour
Day 15 – Salzburg – Salt Mines

Packing Part 1 | Part 2
What we Wore
What we Ate



Day 1: Egyptian Museum, Giza, Pyramids, Sphinx, Camel Ride
Day 2: Aswan, High Dam, Lake Nasser, Unfinished Obelisk, Botanical Garden
Day 3: Abu Simbel, Nile Cruise, Kom Ombo
Day 4: Luxor, Temple of Edfu, Nile Cruise, Luxor Temple
Day 5: Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon, Karnack Temple
Day 6: Cairo, Citadel, Step Pyramid, Saqqara, Cairo Market, Pyramid Light Show

Egypt & Dubai Video



Day 1: Flight from LA to Dubai
Day 2: Big Bus Day and Night Tour, Dubai Museum, Abra Ride, Spice Souk
Day 3: Dubai Mall, Swim with Sharks, Burj Khalifa, Dune Bashing
Day 4: Atlantis The Palm
Day 5: Marina District, Al-Maktoum House, Burj Khalifa
Day 6: Ski Dubai, Ibn Battuta Burj Al Arab

Egypt & Dubai Video


Part 1 – Moscow, Russia
Part 2 – Novgorod, Russia
Part 3 – St. Petersburg, Russia
Part 4 – Helsinki, Finland
Part 5 – Tallinn, Estonia
Part 6 – Stockholm, Sweden


Contiki: Simply Italy, Simply Amazing
Italy: Sorrento + Pompeii
Italy: Capri
Italy: Cinque Terre
Italy: Florence
Italy: Milan
Italy: Rome
Italy: Venice



Castle Itinerary
Semester Journal

Austria: Salzburg
Austria: Vienna
Czech Republic: Prague
France: French Riviera
France: Paris (Valentine’s Day)
Germany: Koln
Germany: Munich + Dachau
Hungary: Budapest
Italy: Milan + Torino
Italy: Venice
Netherlands: Amsterdam
Netherlands: Rotterdam
Spain: Barcelona
Spain: Valencia
Switzerland: Interlaken
Switzerland: Skydiving!



Part 1 – The Blue Lagoon
Part 2 – Reykjavik
Part 3 – Geysers and Glaciers



Greece: Athens + Islands
Turkey: Ephesus + Kusadasi
Canada: Vancouver
Canada: Whistler
England: London
Pennsylvania: Philadelphia
Rhode Island: Newport
Arizona: Grand Canyon
Nevada: Laughlin
California: Yosemite Nat’l Park
Utah: St. George & Zion Nat’l Park

Places I’ve Been in MAP format!



5 Responses to “Travel”

  1. Michelle Says:

    I remember when your man came to surprise you – I completely melted at the way he looked at you, and I think it was at that point that I said I would settle for nothing less!

  2. Janie Says:

    Canada: Vancouver – check!

  3. Laurie Says:

    I’m so jealous. You have done so much! I want to do South/Central America! We should plan that one together someday!

  4. Erika Says:

    You’ve been to so many amazing places! I can’t wait for Egypt 2010!

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