• Aug 19, 2014

     Tanya and I went to Naples in August 2013 and took a trip out to Pompeii for the day. It was so cool to see the ruins and bodies preserved in ash. 
  • Aug 19, 2014

    I went to Barcelona by myself in May 2007 and it was a wonderful experience. I got to visit all his different works and was very impressed by how unique and beautiful they were.  
  • Aug 19, 2014

     When Adam and I took a trip to Las Vegas in April 2009 we took a day tour out to do a helicopter ride over the southside of the Grand Canyon. It was very such an incredible view and so happy we did it.
  • Apr 12, 2014

    Mom and I went up the Space Needle and got to see some great views of Mount Rainer. We also got to see the Puget Sound and the rest of the Seattle skyline. We were a bit disappointed because there was lots of construction going on and it...
  • Apr 12, 2014

    Loved this place. It was better than I thought it'd be. We got to see the fish throwers several times, walk around the stalls and see all the unique shops, we ate at Lowell's and we had the best chowder and seafood bisque at Pike...
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Union Street, San Francisco, CA, United States
    Apr 12, 2014

    I took a cooking class with my brother at Sur la Table and it was wonderful. We learned how to make steamed mussels in a tomato and vermouth broth. The main entree was seared chicken in a tarragon and dijon mustard sauce with blanched gr...
  • Galveston, TX, United States
    Mar 19, 2014

    It's not exactly a thrill ride but it's definitely nice and more peaceful than you would think. I've gone several times in Texas (at the beach) and in Hawaii and Florida.  
  • Loire Valley Property, Rue de Varennes, Chabris, France
    Mar 12, 2014

     I saw Chenenceau, Chambord, and Cheverney. I also explored Champagne country while I was up north and got to go to several wineries including Mumm and Moet.
  • Mar 12, 2014

     1st visit: with my study abroad group in 2005. Got to tour the chateau and the gardens on foot. 2nd visit: with my parents in 2006. Rented a golf cart to explore the gardens and the queen's hamlet. 3rd visit: with Tanya and Guy...
  • Mar 12, 2014

    I've been three times and it's always beautiful - the home is so unique and his paintings are exactly what it looks like in real life.  
  • Mar 12, 2014

     There's nowhere better at Christmas than New York - the huge ornament decorations, the Rockett's Christmas Spectacular, the Rockefeller tree, snow in Central Park, ice skating at Wollman Rink, the snowflake lights along 5th...
  • Boston, MA, United States
    Mar 12, 2014

    This was completely unexpected and so much fun. I was at a football game up in Boston where Boston College was playing Florida. The crowd was really hyped because it was being televised for the first time ever and I got picked up and pas...
  • Mar 12, 2014

    For my 22nd birthday my boyfriend (now husband) took me to Cork where we went to Blarney Castle to kiss the Blarney Stone. It was such a memorable experience. We stayed in the Hayfield Manor and went to the Woolen Mills shop afterwards.&...
  • Broadway, Manhattan, New York, NY, United States
    Mar 12, 2014

    One of my favorite things to do in New York is go see musicals on Broadway. I am obsessed with Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Beauty & the Beast, Lion King, Drowsy Chaperon, Les Miserables, and Jersey Boys. I've also had the chanc...
  • Mar 12, 2014

    This is my husband's hometown and I used to live in Dublin so this celebration is very special to me. Celebrating in Dublin is like none other.  
  • Giant's Causeway, Bushmills, United Kingdom
    Mar 12, 2014

    Fascinating and unbelievable.  
  • Mar 12, 2014

    This is where we went for our honeymoon - we stayed in Nice, Cannes, Juan les Pins, and Monaco.   
  • Washington, D.C., DC, United States
    Mar 12, 2014

    DC is so unique - such a pretty and very clean city. I was able to go to most of the Smithsonian museums, walk the mall, debate in a mock congress, visit the White House, sit in at the Supreme Court, see the Lincoln, Vietnam, WWI, WWII, ...
  • Mar 12, 2014

    I grew up close to San Antonio so I got to go numerous times. I enjoy it best at Christmas because of all the colorful lights. You can take a boat ride along the river and I've stayed at hotels right there on the Riverwalk. There'...
  • Nashville, TN, United States
    Mar 12, 2014

     This hotel is absolutely massive - almost Disney-esque. I went there one Christmas and they had an ice museum with an ice slide you get to go down. Tons of sculptures and really great to see. There's decorations everywehre and ...
  • Mar 12, 2014

    Got to walk the freedom trail through Boston one winter. It was cool to see Paul Revere's house and afterwards we ate chowder at Legal Seafoods. 
  • Chicago, IL, United States
    Mar 12, 2014

     Loved Chicago - the lake front, the Art Institute, the National History Museum, the Aquarium, and took an architecture boat tour on the water. Went up the Sears tower and did some shopping and of course had deep dish pizza.
  • Mar 12, 2014

     Loved Prague - astronomical clock, took a tour in a sports car around the town, walked across Charles Bridge, went to Prague Castle and saw the Jewish Quarter. They had a beautiful market in the old town for Easter.
  • Mar 12, 2014

    I did my Graduate degree at Trinity College in Dublin and the old library is where the book of kells is held. They are very impressive and well preserved. The details of the illuminated text is beautiful.  
  • Mar 12, 2014

    I went to Florence to see the Uffizi Gallery and the famous Birth of Venus. I also got to see the statue of David. The city was extraordinary.  
  • Mar 12, 2014

     Love London and these are all must-sees.
  • Mar 11, 2014

     I've tried pizza at the place pizza began in Naples. It was incredible - unlike anything I've ever tasted. It was so thin and had such intense flavors just with basil, tomatoes, and cheese. Would love to go back and do it a...
  • Austin, TX, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

     I got engaged in Austin, Texas (my hometown). We went for a lovely dinner and went back to our all-white suite at the famous Driskill Hotel on 6th street and music was playing and there were rose petals all around. It was super rom...
  • Washington, D.C., DC, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

    I think this memorial is very impressive and I've gotten to see it a couple of times in DC.   
  • San Diego, CA, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

     One time when we were in San Diego my parents and I went on a whale watching tour and got to see some huge grey whales. It was so cool to get so up close to them.
  • Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
    Mar 11, 2014

     We went zip-lining through Costa Rica in July 2010 and it was so much fun. A great activity to do when on vacation. 
  • Mar 11, 2014

    The Louvre is massive so I have visited many times. I love seeing Hammurabi's code, the Mona Lisa, and many of the sculptures. Neopolean's apartments were really great too. I love eating at Cafe Marley and watching the sunset ove...
  • Mar 11, 2014

    The first time I came to the Trevi Fountain was when my parents got to meet my boyfriend (who is now my husband) for the first time. I wished that one day we'd be married and my wish came true. It was a magical and very special night.
  • New York, NY, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

    I was able to climb all the way up the statue into the crown and it was really unique. The steps got steep at the top but it was very memorable. 
  • Mar 11, 2014

    This was pretty surreal. Even though I don't like the cold my friend Tanya and I wen to the Ice hotel in Stockholm and it was so detailed. Even the glasses were made of ice. We got to wear huge parkas and kept warm in the hotel's...
  • Mar 11, 2014

     This is another great view of Paris. It's a tight fit to climb but well worth it - plus you get to see the view of the Eiffel Tower too.
  • Mar 11, 2014

    Went up to see the view for the first time in June 2005. Seeing the view of Paris from up there was incredible. Something I'd always dreamed of but it met every expectation.  
  • St. John, Virgin Islands
    Mar 11, 2014

    Jetskis are very fun and easy to navigate. I have ridden one in Texas, in the Virgin Islands, in the Bahamas, and in Hawaii.  
  • Andorra la Vella, Andorra
    Mar 11, 2014

    This was pretty great - in 2007 a big group of us went to Andorra for a skiing/snowboarding holiday. I took snowboarding lessons for 6 days and it was really difficult but I definitely enjoyed it.  
  • San Francisco, CA, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

     I hated this experience but did it because my husband had always wanted to do it. We did a segway tour through Golden Gate Park in October 2013. It was kind of fun but mostly I felt uncomfortable.
  • New Orleans, LA, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

     I completed my undergraduate degree at Loyola University New Orleans and was so happy to have my college years in such a cool city. It's a completely different world. Sometimes it's a bit backwards but so fun, colorful, and...
  • Mar 11, 2014

    This was probably the best thing I could ever do - it changed my life. I studied two separate summers in Paris and it taught me to be a citizen of the world. I was in another continent for the first time surrounded by different languages...
  • Mar 11, 2014

     Greece is a beautiful country. I was able to go island hopping and wish I could've seen more but it was wonderful. Santorini was the best. We got to go on a donkey ride and go out to a volcano and thermal pools. Mykonos was als...
  • Mar 11, 2014

    In 2004 I went with friends to Mexico and was able to go on a diving expedition. It was really serene being so deep - all you can hear is your breath and you're surrounded by all these vibrant creatures you normally don't get the...
  • Mar 11, 2014

    In July 2011 my husband and I went to the West Coast of Ireland to see the Cliffs. Breathtakingly beautiful.  
  • Mar 11, 2014

    This was a huge bucklet list item I'm happy to have checked off. In February 2012 we went to Venice for Carnivale and attended a masquerade ball. There was a band, opera singers, and a DJ - wonderful food and fun people to dance with...
  • Mar 11, 2014

    After I graduated college in 2008 my boyfriend (now husband) and I went to the Bahamas where we got to swim with dolphins. Such fun and playful animals - we had a great time.  
  • San Marcos, TX, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

    My good friend had a fun obstacle course for her birthday party when we were young and one of the things was throwing cream pies at each other. It's how I met and got to know the girl who'd become my childhood best friend.  
  • Mar 11, 2014

     My husband is from Ireland and it's a beautiful, wonderful country. The weather isn't great, but I enjoyed the people and the beauty of it. It was nice living there and it's a magical country.
  • Albuquerque, NM, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

     It's only been once but I went up in a hot air balloon in Albequerque and it was so cool. Very calming being so high up in the air and so quiet. Afterwards we had a champagne toast on the ground and it was a very memorable expe...
  • New York, NY, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

    I absolutely love New York. My parents and I first went for Christmas 2000 and had the best time - my first time to see snow. Since then I've been loads of times and it's one of my favorite cities. I've seen all the big sites...
  • Washington, DC, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

    When I went to a National Youth Leadership Conference in 2002 I was able to visit lots of monuments around DC and visited the White House - much smaller than I pictured.  
  • Mar 11, 2014

    1st time with Tanya: studied in Paris, went to Prague, Geneva, Amsterdam, Karlsruhe (Germany), Cologne, French Riveria 2nd time with Katie then Jourdan & Hayli: Paris, Madrid, Portugal, Morocco, Basel, Zurich, Strasbourg, Munich...
  • Port Aransas, TX, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

    My girlfriends and I took several road trips to the beach when we were in high school - always so much fun. I also took some good road trips to Destin Beach with Tanya.  
  • Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
    Mar 11, 2014

    In September 2009 I went to Canada and New York with my parents and we stayed in an amazing suite at the Sheraton that overlooked the falls. We took the cruise on the water and by far it was the biggest waterfall I've ever seen. Amaz...
  • San Francisco, CA, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

    I've visited California several times but the best experience was moving to San Francisco in October 2012. I love living here.  
  • Mar 11, 2014

    I was able to have a wonderful Father/Daughter dance at my wedding on June 18, 2011. We danced to "What a Wonderful World" and sung live by artist Sean Boland.   
  • Anaheim, CA, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

    Fortunately I've gotten to go several times and love the Disney experience. I love to stay at the Disneyland Hotel and the Indiana Jones ride, Soarin, and California Screamin are my favorites.   
  • Maui, HI, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

    When I went to Maui with my parents in 2004 I was driving up Mt Haleakala and saw lava flowing out of the volcano. It was amazing and completely unexpected.   
  • Mar 11, 2014

    Visited Ana Capri and Capri - had gelato, ravioli, went shopping, and took a boat ride around the entire island. Gorgeous landscape.  
  • Mar 11, 2014

    I went to the oldest zoo in the world with friends one summer. Unlike any other zoo I've ever visited and well worth the trip.  
  • Mar 11, 2014

    Looking back it was freezing since old castles in Ireland don't have heat and it was winter, but this was unforgettable. I loved dressing up for a masquerade ball and being in a castle as we rang in the New Year.   
  • Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

     My parents and I went along with my friend, Jourdan, and the four of us ate lunch in Cinderella's Castle. It was the coolest view of the park and the butter was even shaped like her pumpkin carriage. Very recommended.
  • Bath, England, United Kingdom
    Mar 11, 2014

     Got to go to a spa in Bath, England and saw the Roman ruins.
  • Windsor Castle, Windsor, United Kingdom
    Mar 11, 2014

    Didn't get to see the Queen but the flag was raised, so she was there. Nice to tour the property. 
  • Mar 11, 2014

     It's iconic and a bit out of the day but glad to have gotten that picture "holding up" the tower.
  • Mar 11, 2014

    This was a very interesting attraction to visit but I actually enjoyed Tulum more. I climbed up all the stairs and afterwards swam in a cenote.   
  • Maui, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

    Jumped off a volcano in Hawaii 6000ft above sea level. Amazing experience and awesome views. 
  • Mar 11, 2014

     Got to see the cliff dwellings and go down into them.
  • Four Corners, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

    It's not by much but got to stand on the four corners and be in fours states at the same time.  
  • Las Vegas, NV, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

    Such a fun city - husband plays a bit of poker, great spas, nice to visit different themed hotels. We did the rides at the stratosphere, saw the volcano at the Mirage, walked through the canals in the Palazzo, had champagne brunch at the...
  • Amalfi Coast, Amalfi, Italy
    Mar 11, 2014

    Gorgeous - pictures don't do it justice. I went with a friend in August 2013 and it was perfect. We had limoncello in Sorrento, drove along the coast to Positano and had homemade ravioli & pasta, and then on to Amalfi to visit th...
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Mar 11, 2014

     It was windy up there, but done and done.
  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mar 11, 2014

    I don't do drugs, but went to Amsterdam and had a great time with a friend. We went to Ann Frank's house, rode bikes around all the canals, and saw the famous Van Gough Museum (over 200 of his works). I wish I would've been t...
  • Blue Lagoon, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Mar 11, 2014

    It was a bit out of the way but well worth the trip. My friend and I got to sit in the thermal Blue Lagoon and take in the spa experience.   
  • New Orleans, LA, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

    When I lived in New Orleans during college I got to have many, many Mardi Gras experiences. Before living there I had no idea the season lasted so long and that parades start a month before Fat Tuesday. I got to see so many parades, whic...
  • Mar 11, 2014

    When I was young my parents and I drove from Texas to California. We stopped at all the big sites like Mesa Verde and the Grand Canyon but I vividly remember taking the train through Durango. I got to see snow for the first time even tho...
  • Stonehenge, Amesbury, United Kingdom
    Mar 11, 2014

    Got to see this unexplainable site in October 2010 with my best friend, Tanya.   
  • Mar 11, 2014

    This isn't your typical ferris wheel - the views are great and you're enclosed. Great way to see London.  
  • Mar 11, 2014

     Marrying the love of my life was the single best thing I've ever done in my life. It changed me and completed my life.
  • Mar 11, 2014

     Even though it's still unfinished seeing Gaudi's La Familia is no less impressive. It's so bizarrely unique you have to see it for yourself.
  • Mar 11, 2014

    I climbed the Spanish steps at sunset and it was a beautiful view. The steps are pretty touristy now but you can tell their age and they are a must see. 
  • Pompeii, Naples, Italy
    Mar 11, 2014

    These ruins are spectacularly preserved. It was a blast from the past. It was very chilling to see the bodies preserved in ash.   
  • Grand Canyon, AZ, United States
    Mar 11, 2014

    This bit of nature is stunning. I can't believe how big it is. I drove to the Grand Canyon the first time with my parents and the second time I went with my husband in a helicopter ride over the canyon.  
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