• Yellowstone National Park, Teton County, WY, United States
    Jul 27, 2017

  • Grand Teton National Park, Teton County, WY, United States
    Jul 25, 2017

  • Joe Louis Arena, Steve Yzerman Drive, Detroit, MI, United States
    Mar 21, 2017

    As a Red Wings fan, gotta go where my childhood heroes have hoisted the Cup so many times...!
  • Springer Mountain, Fannin County, GA, United States
    Mar 12, 2017

    Preferably in New England (Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine).  
  • Plymouth, MI, United States
    Sep 18, 2016

     Anna and I brought our golden puppy Lucy into our home - one of the best decisions we ever made..!
  • Plymouth, MI, United States
    Aug 12, 2016

  • Aug 10, 2016

    Following years of self-guided studying, collegiate courses, and a summer spent working in Barcelona, I finally started to recognize that my Spanish abilities were approaching bilingual fluency. Those experiences provided me with the ski...
  • Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Cusco, Peru
    Aug 8, 2016

  • Inca Trail, Urubamba Province, Cusco, Peru
    Aug 7, 2016

    For me, this means disconnect from all forms of technology that distract you away from the peace that comes from being 100% engaged in nature. Includes: Iphone, Ipod (with internet capabilities), Ipad, TV, and radio. Doesn't include: Cam...
  • Aug 3, 2016

    First trip to South America will be to visit Machu Picchu in Peru in August, 2016!  
  • Apr 13, 2016

     Unlike any other books, the Lord of the Rings had the most profound influence on my childhood. I went to a private Christian school called Rivendell, I've watched the movies more times than I can count, I've read The Hobbit (and seen th...
  • Las Vegas, NV, United States
    Mar 11, 2016

    I'm sure I will do many of these in my lifetime! On the first SW road trip, I saw: -Las Vegas -Grand Canyon National Park -Route 66 -Zion National Park -Antelope Canyon -Horseshoe Bend For future road trip ideas, I would love to s...
  • Las Vegas, NV, United States
    Mar 10, 2016

    Gambled in the Treasure Island casino! Went up $10 in blackjack...lost $50 in roulette... but hey, our crew did managed to slip into an all-inclusive spring break tour and got into an EDM concert for free at the MGM, so I guess the night...
  • Zion National Park, Washington County, UT, United States
    Mar 8, 2016

  • Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino County, AZ, United States
    Mar 5, 2016

  • Flagstaff, AZ, United States
    Mar 5, 2016

  • Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
    Dec 29, 2015

    First visit was a brief one in Gold Coast on layover with some longtime friends! Future trips will include Melbourne, Sydney (Opera House), Uluru, and the Great Barrier Reef.  
  • Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand
    Dec 22, 2015

    Grew up as a big fan of the Lord of the Rings - how could I not want to visit Hobbiton??  
  • Dec 20, 2015

  • Le Meridien Bora Bora, Leeward Islands, French Polynesia
    Aug 17, 2015

    Honeymoon 2015...!! We went to the Le Meridien resort for a week and had the most romantic time we could have ever imagined. Bora Bora far exceeded our expectations in the beauty of the island... It is truly stunning and a paradise for y...
  • Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, Lake Shore Drive, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI, United States
    Aug 15, 2015

    The wedding planning really began a week after our whirlwind engagement! Early on we set a venue for the reception, decided on our wedding parties, started planning the honeymoon, and had to choose between a few different churches. 
  • Mukuba Hotel, Ndola, Copperbelt, Zambia
    Jun 13, 2015

    This is something that I believe every adult Christian should do. It's the public proclamation of one's faith, and I believe it is right to do in order to grow in one's relationship with Christ.  
  • Wharton Center for Performing Arts, East Shaw Lane, East Lansing, MI, United States
    May 8, 2015

    The four best college years I could've ever imagined came to a bittersweet close on May 9th, 2015. After a week of final papers and partying, the big day started off with my parents, fiancé, and dogs Hershey and Cookie dr...
  • Novi, MI, United States
    May 1, 2015

    Why just knock something off the bucketlist when it can also impact others for a great cause? In this spirit, I will be running in the Novi Half Marathon to benefit Living Hope International Orphange in Ndola, Zambia! I'm trying...
  • Apr 1, 2015

    The list includes the classic college bars of: Rick's, Harper's, Pizza House, El Azteco, P.T. O'Malley's, the Peanut Barrel, Hopcat, Crunchy's, The Riv, Beggar's Banquet, Stateside, Dublin Square, Woody's, the...
  • Mar 20, 2015

    When I was a kid in cub scouts, I saw some older boy scouts start a fire with flint and I thought it was awesome. As I grew up and saw Bear Grylls and other Discovery Channel survival experts do the same, I realized it was one of th...
  • Gaylord, MI, United States
    Nov 27, 2014

    Went deer hunting with my future father-in-law and brother-in-law at the end of open rifle season up north in Michigan! Had a great time out in the woods getting some peace and quiet, but unfortunately none of us saw any deer, only track...
  • Gilboa Quarry Inc, Old State Route 224, Gilboa, OH, United States
    Oct 12, 2014

    Took classes at MSU first in the Spring of 2014. Once I returned from Spain, I set up the open-water portion of my Scuba certification at Gilboa Quarry, OH. Gilboa Quarry was an awesome place to get certified - the quarry had sunken airp...
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States
    Oct 8, 2014

    I've bungee jumped...sky dived...eaten bugs as a delicacy...even performed stunts like lighting myself on fire briefly as a human torch, but for some reason this is one of my worst fears, and I really don't have a good explanatio...
  • Northville Historical Society, Griswold Street, Northville, MI, United States
    Sep 6, 2014

    When I first met my future wife Anna in 2012, it didn't take me very long to realize that she was the love of my life, which to be honest freaked me out, seeing as I was only 19 at the time. I never wanted to answer "yes" w...
  • Jul 30, 2014

    Lived abroad in Barcelona, Spain for three months working for a local NGO and taking a few classes! Absolutely unreal experience. Very few Americans truly get to experience living as a foreigner in a different country... I was extremely ...
  • Jul 27, 2014

    Visited Porto with a few study abroad friends in July of 2014! Great city, would be awesome to visit again!  
  • Jul 12, 2014

    This goal has been on my bucket list for awhile, even though it seems fairly easy to complete: spend a night sleeping outside without using something for shelter, such as a tent. Just you and the stars. My friends and I completed this go...
  • Jul 11, 2014

    Absolutely UNREAL experience...! Went with my buddy Mark to Pamplona for two nights with only our backpacks and train tickets back to Barcelona. We slept in parks and partied with locals all night, but on the morning of Saturday, July 12...
  • Ibiza, San Antonio Abad, Spain
    Jun 6, 2014

    Went partying with a few buddies in Ibiza while I was working in Barcelona. Absolutely unreal... made no plans, other thanmy flights, and let the island take me on one crazy adventure.  
  • May 23, 2014

    This goal was actually kind of an accident... I had booked a trip to Monaco back in February, but I only learned as I was touching down in Nice that that weekend was the Monaco Grand Prix! What are the chances... Actually got to watch th...
  • May 22, 2014

    BCN 2014! Studied at the Camino Barcelona Language School for 2 weeks before starting my internship in Barcelona!  
  • Milford, Milford Township, MI, United States
    Oct 10, 2013

    My girlfriend and I were supposed to go on October 5th, but the weather postponed it to October 11th. Went for her 19th birthday!
  • Cape Canaveral, FL, United States
    Aug 11, 2013

    I grew up in Cape Canaveral, so during the shuttle hey-day of the 90s and early 2000s I saw a ton of shuttle launches. Always pretty sweet!
  • Plymouth Township, MI, United States
    Jul 11, 2013

    My girlfriend invited me out to the drive-in... Loved it, even though the radio kept shutting off every 20 minutes..!
  • Chobe National Park, Chobe, North West, Botswana
    Jun 23, 2013

    Botswana... Saw elephants, hippos, crocs, wart hogs, impala, giraffes, zebra, antelope, kudos, and water buffalo!
  • Chobe, North West, Botswana
    Jun 23, 2013

    First 25 countries include (in order of visitation): 1) USA (mainland, Hawaii, USVI), 2) Japan, 3) Singapore, 4) UK (England, Grand Cayman), 5) France (St. Martin, mainland), 6) Netherlands (Sint. Maarten, mainland), 7) Bahamas, 8) Haiti...
  • Art Institute of Chicago, South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
    Mar 4, 2013

    Saw this guy at the Art Institute of Chicago!
  • Chicago, IL, United States
    Mar 3, 2013

    Took my sweetheart to Chicago for "spring" break in 2013. Had an awesome time, despite getting wrecked by Snowstorm Saturn while the rest of our friends got a tan in Florida...!
  • Salt Lake City International Airport, North Terminal Drive, Salt Lake City, UT, United States
    Jan 3, 2013

  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States
    Sep 8, 2012

    Although I continue to pursue fluency in Spanish, the date marked is the date I finished all 5 levels of the Rosetta Stone program. I also studied Latin for 5 years in elementary/middle school, during which I recieved "Summa Cum Lau...
  • Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
    Jun 28, 2012

  • May 20, 2012

    Absolutely beautiful cathedral...can't wait to one day see the final outcome!
  • May 18, 2012

    La Sagrada Familia. Parc Guell. Casa Batllo. Casa Mila. All absolutely unique and beautiful!
  • May 17, 2012

  • Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France
    May 14, 2012

    Amazing palace...the amount of luxory that the French royalty lived in is mind blowing..!
  • Louvre Museum, Paris, France
    May 13, 2012

    Got up early to see it. Had the Paris Museum pass to by pass the crowds. And guess what? I was basically the only person in the room when I got to see the famous Mona Lisa!
  • Louvre Museum, Paris, France
    May 13, 2012

    Greatest art museum in the world... didn't disappoint!
  • May 10, 2012

    It kind of sneaks up on you...and then blows your mind. The gothic architecture is incredible!
  • May 10, 2012

    Luxembourg... Of all of the large, massive, vast countries in the world that I could have possibly gotten lost in, my trip went haywire in Luxembourg. And it was awesome. Beautiful country too by the way, worth the pulled groin from walk...
  • May 10, 2012

    Took forever to find it, be we eventually tracked down "Ze Pissing Baby"
  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    May 8, 2012

  • May 7, 2012

    Went on a two week trip with my older brother and a friend through Amsterdam, Brussels, Luxembourg, Paris, Geneva, and Barcelona. Awesome, crazy time...!
  • Oakland Hills Country Club, West Maple Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI, United States
    Apr 7, 2012

    Childhood heroes - everyone should get to meet their childhood hero. For me, it was Steve Yzerman, the legendary captain of the Detroit Red Wings. It was Easter Sunday, and I was at Oakland Hills Country Club with my family. I had just a...
  • Oak Pointe Church, West 10 Mile Road, Novi, MI, United States
    Mar 9, 2012

    Anna Dreslinski :)
  • Mar 8, 2012

    Watched the sunrise the day before I would meet my eventual girlfriend before driving home from Florida. Kind of signaled the sunrise of a new era in my life, I'll never forget it!
  • Cape Canaveral, FL, United States
    Aug 9, 2011

    Went in Cocoa Beach, FLA with my mom and brother. It was one of my mom's bucketlist goals - awesome to be a part of it!
  • Tennessee, United States
    Jul 4, 2011

    Tennessee cliffs, ~50 ft., with my buddy Jason Springer
  • Interstate 75, Cincinnati, OH, United States
    Jul 2, 2011

    Few things beat a good road trip..!
  • Tahquamenon Falls, McMillan, MI, United States
    Jun 12, 2011

    Went backpacking with some buddies at Tahquamenon Falls!
  • Compuware Sports Arena, North Beck Road, Plymouth Township, MI, United States
    Jun 4, 2011

    Northville High School, 2011
  • Apr 13, 2011

    Went ziplining with a bunch of my high school friends on our senior trip in the Dominican Republic. Pretty sweet!
  • Apr 7, 2011

    First 20 countries include (in order of visitation): 1) USA (mainland, Hawaii, USVI), 2) Japan, 3) Singapore, 4) UK (England, Grand Cayman), 5) France (St. Martin, mainland), 6) Netherlands (Sint. Maarten, mainland), 7) Bahamas, 8) ...
  • Sistine Chapel, Viale Vaticano, Vatican City
    Feb 27, 2011

    Bucket list must...!!
  • Trevi Fountain, Piazza di Trevi, Rome, Italy
    Feb 26, 2011

    Can't remember what I wished for... but even if I did, can't write it here or else it wouldn't come true (right..?)  
  • Porto Di Ripetta, Via di Ripetta, Rome, Italy
    Feb 25, 2011

    Roma!
  • Trevi Fountain, Piazza di Trevi, Rome, Italy
    Feb 25, 2011

    I was told by my friend Marie that the best gelato in Rome was right by the Trevi Fountain, so I found it!
  • Wasatch Range, UT, United States
    Jan 27, 2011

    I've been a skiier and hiker all of my life, so fortunately I've had the opportunity to stand on many mountains. This picture below was from the Wasatch Valley range in Utah, where my buddy Evan and I hiked up to stand on top (an...
  • Michigan Stadium, South Main Street, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
    Dec 9, 2010

    Didn't do this individually, but I was part of the largest crowd ever to watch a hockey game at the "Big Chill," which the Guinness World Records guys certified as a world record at the Big House in Ann Arbor.
  • Nov 17, 2010

    Went to San Diego for my cousin Sarah's wedding. Awesome time!
  • Comerica Park, Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI, United States
    Sep 2, 2010

  • Fowlerville, MI, United States
    Aug 21, 2010

    Went for my 18th birthday with my older brother and two friends!
  • Kona, HI, United States
    Aug 17, 2010

    Went in Hawaii - unreal views of the Big Island!
  • Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, HI, United States
    Aug 16, 2010

    Visited the active and dormant craters of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the BIg Island! Mt. Fuji in Japan was the first time I had ever visited a volcano, however, in 2001.
  • Hilton Grand Vacations Club At Waikoloa Beach Resort, Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, United States
    Aug 12, 2010

    Went with the family to a luau on the Big Island in Kona. Had a blast, especially when the luau girls invited my brother and I up to dance with them...!
  • Aug 8, 2010

    Visited a black sand beach on the Big Island in Hawaii while snorkeling. Pretty sweet!
  • Aug 8, 2010

    Snorkeling in Hawaii!
  • Big Island, Hawaii, United States
    Aug 8, 2010

    Swam with a sea turtle in Hawaii that I came across completely in the wild... Awesome!  
  • Mark Twain National Forest, MO, United States
    Jul 13, 2010

    Went spelunking, or "caving," in southern Missouri with Kanakuk Kamps. Had an awesome time, even though I gashed my knee open right at the end of the trip! Photo isn't of me, but it was taken from the same general area wher...
  • Kanakuk K-2, Williams, MO, United States
    Jun 30, 2010

    Kanakuk Kamps triathlon clinic... pretty much kicked my ass, but now I'm able to say that I have completed a triathlon!
  • Buffalo National River, Calf Creek, AR, United States
    Jun 28, 2010

    Slept in a cave in either southern Missouri or northern Arkansas with my cabin at Kanakuk Kamps!
  • Statue of Liberty National Monument, New York, NY, United States
    May 26, 2010

    I've seen the statue a few times - first was in April of 2004, second was a year later, and then in May of 2010 (when picture was taken).
  • Victoria Falls, Matabeleland North, Zambia
    Aug 10, 2009

    Best natural shower I've ever had..!  
  • Victoria Falls Bridge, Livingstone, Southern, Zambia
    Aug 3, 2009

    I've done this twice now, but the first time was at Victoria Falls on the Zambia/Zimbabwe border!  
  • Apr 15, 2009

    Climbed the Coba Mayan temple in Q. Roo, Mexico in 2009!
  • Delphinus Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
    Apr 14, 2009

    Went in Maya Riviera, Mexico during my brother's senior trip in 2009!
  • Ford Field, Brush Street, Detroit, MI, United States
    Apr 3, 2009

    Attended the 2009 Final Four with my Grandma Maggie in Detroit! Go green!
  • Total Sports Complex, South Wixom Road, Wixom, MI, United States
    Mar 10, 2009

    I was one of 3 sophomores to make varsity that year - one went on to be an All-American, and the other was our starting goalie. Pretty good company, especially since I had only picked up a lacrosse stick for the first time a year before!
  • Michigan State Fairgrounds, West State Fair, Detroit, MI, United States
    Nov 25, 2008

    It was at a fundraiser for the Detroit Parade Company in 2008, after the Wings had won the Stanley Cup. Awesome!
  • Kanakuk K-2, Williams, MO, United States
    Oct 17, 2008

    Done this one all of my life, but this picture is from a youth group retreat in October of 2008.
  • Secretary of State, Farmington Road, Livonia, MI, United States
    Aug 21, 2008

    Go it on my 16th birthday.
  • Marbella, Spain
    Jun 29, 2008

    Went in Marbella, Spain!
  • Alhambra, Calle Real de la Alhambra, Granada, Spain
    Jun 25, 2008

    Beautiful building... cool to see the best of Moorish architecture in Spain as well.
  • Tetouan, Tangier-Tetouan, Morocco
    Jun 20, 2008

    Visited Tetouan and Chefchouen on a trip to Morocco in 2008!  
  • Jun 20, 2008

    Cross from Europe into Africa, or vice-versa.
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