As we wrap up our travels for 2022, what new destinations did you visit and how did you travel there? Bonus points for new skills or experiences!
🌍 Home base🛩 How many flights?🚞 How many trains?📍What destinations did you visit?🏂 New skills / experiences you learned
🌍 Bansko, Bulgaria🛩 0 flights🚞 6 trains📍2 countries — Greece and North Macedonia🏂 New skills: Windsurfing, Kite Surfing, Wakeboarding
looks like a busy and fun year!!!
Home Base: Vass, North CarolinaFlights: 2Trains: 0Cruise Ship: 1Countries: Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Scotland, EnglandNew skills: Photography in new places, environments, and peoplesI have been anticipating a trip to Iceland for many years.
🌍 Johannesburg, South Africa🛩 12 flights🚞 0 trains📍Rwanda, Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe (domestic - Cape Town a couple of times)🏂 Learnt how to make "Jollof" in Ghana, learnt how to use Active Campaigns to automate comms to audiences. And relaunched our travel magazine. (We're back in publishing again!)
🌍 Pescara, Italia 🛩 4 flights🚞 15 trains📍2 cities — Hamburg + Zurich 🏂 New skills: snowboarding, snorkeling
🌍 Myrtle Beach, SC🛩 14 I think - 39 hours and 5 flights one way to Namibia! Plus one helicopter--doors off!🚞 0 - unless you count the ones in airports between those 5-miles-away gates! LOL📍New River Gorge, WV ~ Gettysburg & York, PA ~ Namibia, Africa ~ Seattle, WA ~ Alaska ~ Tampa Bay, St Pete, St Augustine, DeLand, Kissimmee FL ~ Yadkin Valley, NC ~ The Homestead, Hot Springs, VA🏂 Ziplining; White water rafting; Making mozzarella cheese; making soap and scrubbing salts; creating charcuterie boards; Won two photography contests; climbing the largest sand dune in the world (Sossusvlei, Namibia)
🌍 Home base - Bangkok🛩 How many flights? - 31🚞 How many trains? - 0📍What new destinations have you visited? New countries -
🏂 New skills / experiences you learned - Organizing the Extraordinary Travel Festival
🌍 Orford, Tasmania🛩 6 flights🚞 2 trains📍Bangkok, Ko Samui, and Melbourne 🏂 Still learning Elixir (which runs this website!)
🌍 Bristol, UK🛩 14🚞 8📍Valencia, Spain - Cornwall, UK - Dubai, UAE - Amsterdam, The Netherlands - Pompei, Italy - Devon, Uk - Manchester, UK - Med Cruise, Italy, France & Spain - London, UK - Calpe, Spain - Bordeaux, France - Kent, UK - Bodrum, Turkey🏂 Mainly food and drinks related, did a lot of cooking and eating regional dishes and a few wine tastings, as well as surfing lessons and kayaking
🌍 Mumbai, India🛩 15 flights🚞 2 trains📍3 Countries - Vietnam, Jordan & Thailand🏂 New experiences - Paramotoring, elephant care
and a great Travel Massive event in Phuket!
🌍 Yerevan, Armenia🛩 10 flights 🚞 27 trains 📍 12 countries: Belgium🇧🇪, France🇫🇷, Poland🇵🇱, Germany🇩🇪, Cyprus🇨🇾, The Netherlands 🇳🇱, Austria 🇦🇹, Georgia 🇬🇪, Czech Republic 🇨🇿, Romania 🇷🇴, Slovakia 🇸🇰, Moldova 🇲🇩, 🎿 New skills: traditional cooking masterclasses and gastro festivals, hikings, cycling.
Apprek! A busy year
🌍 Koper, Slovenia🛩 2 flights🚞 5 trains📍Calabria, 5 islands in Dodekanez, and many trips in Slovenia 🏂 Tried weawing, repairing an umbrella and pottery in Ljubljana
I am an American who lives on the SW coast of Ireland. In March, my husband and I traveled to Dublin by train, then flew to Vienna for a couple of days, then to Soller, Mallorca for two weeks. While there, I took the antique wooden train between Soller and Palma.
In September, we repeated the trip to Vienna for two weeks. (My husband is Austrian.) I spent the entire month of November fulfilling two dreams: visiting Bali and undergoing a 28-day Pancha Karma cleanse at Oneworld Ayurveda near Ubud, Bali.
🌍 Sydney🛩 16 flights (ex-Oz)🚞 14 trains (and a few buses)📍Paris, Bordeaux, Lamazere, Homps, Aix-en-Provence, Greoux and surrounds, Roussillon, Gordes, Fontaine de Vaucluse, Isle-sur-le-Sorgue, Dijon, Avignon to Lyon, San Clemente (Calif), Singapore, Strasbourg, Moselle-Rhine destinations, Turin, Genoa, Florence, Volterra, San Gimignano, Colle, Siena, Rome (missed out one days and transits).🏂 Walking all day and GPS/map-reading, video/photo shooting on an iPhone anamorphic (I left the heavy gear at home!), surviving on public transport for hours wearing an N95!
Las vegas, centra florida, Ireland and London for fun. Huntsville, AL and Happy Valley, PA for conferences. 10 flights ✈️ 3 rental 🚗 2 trains 🚂 One river taxi ⛴️
🌍 Bordeaux, France 🛩 2 flights 🚞 2 trains📍France + Corsica, Monaco, Italy + Sicily and Sardinia, San Marino, Malta, Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Czech Republic🏂 Learning how to photograph and make videos of my dog traveling for her dog-friendly travel Instagram
Every year we publish a story called Where We Went on GoNOMAD Travel. Here is my list for 2022. From my homebase in Western Massachusetts I visited 8 countries and took 23 flights including domestic trips. I took the train three times from my house to NYC. Virginia Beach, Las Vegas, Jackson MS, Saudi Arabia, Nice, Antibes, Cannes France, Ventimiglia Italy, Netherlands, Marbella and Almeria Spain, Brno and Central Bohemia Czech Republic, Portsmouth NH, Peru, Chile. I learned how to create and produce a new travel podcast, the GoNOMAD Travel podcast, with 100+ episodes since March 2022!
🌍Bath, UK🛩7 (odd number because still have to fly home…)🚞Lots!📍Madeira, Iceland, Louisiana and Tivoli in Italy, plus lots of UK destinations🏂Lots of new places…
🌍 Groningen, the Netherlands🛩 20🚞 4📍US (Florida and California); UK (London); Lebanon (2x); Spain; road trip including Greece, Albania, North Macedonia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia; Germany (Berlin and Hamburg); Czechia (South Bohemia); Thailand (Phuket & Bangkok mostly)🏂 New skills? Does SEO count? Riding a scooter, using a tripod to do night photography, making a reel. So many new experiences I wouldn't know where to start!
🌍 Home base: NYC🛩 How many flights? 19🚞 How many trains? 4📍What destinations did you visit? Fiji, Maldives, Philippines, St. Vincent, Indonesia🏂 New skills / experiences you learned: Learn how to operate an diver propulsion vehicle
🌍 London, UK🛩 10🚞 4📍Andalucía (Spain), Porto (Portugal), Zadar (Croatia), Washington DC (USA), Milan & Turin (Italy)🏂 Experience a live, authentic flamenco dance in a small taverno in Jerez de la Frontera (arguably) its birthplace.
🌍 Cardiff by the Sea, CA, US🛩 14🚞 2📍Maldives, Qatar, Provence France, London UK, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Mexico; US: Chicago, IL, Phoenix, AZ, Monterey & PCH, CA🏂 sleep aboard yachting; shortboard surfing; EV (fully electric) road-tripping and charging; manual driving on a racetrack
🌍 Toronto, Canada🛩 10 flights🚞 0 trains📍Mexico, Dubai, LA, Guatemala, Miami, Barbados, Panama🏂 Snorkeling, Surfing, Night Fishing, Hiking
🌍 Home base: None - Digital Nomad🛩 How many flights?: 4🚞 How many trains?: 0📍What destinations did you visit?: Portugal, Spain, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherlands, USA, Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece, Albania, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Gibraltar🏂 New skills / experiences you learned: A year's worth!
🌍 On the road for +300 days, but I am registered as living in Denmark, where I spent 50-60 days a year.🛩 +50. Do not know the exact amount.🚞 No idea at all. I take the train 2-3 times a week at the moment. But in some places, like the Azores and Madeira, they have no trains. My guess would be 80 to 100 train rides this year.📍What destinations did you visit? Azores. Madeira. Amalfi Coast. Rome. Mainland Portugal. Kosovo. Albania. North Macedonia. Bulgaria. Istanbul and Edirne in Turkey. Vienna. Klagenfurt. Bavaria. Plus a few places I forgot right now.🏂 New skills / experiences you learned: Studied video editing and a few other tech related things that I suck at.
Home base: Bellingham, MA U.S.Travel was by car, towing our teardrop T@B camperCamping on the shores of the Bay of Fundy in St. Martin's New Brunswick (sea caves and the Bay of Fundy Way were highlights)Sydney, Nova Scotia, the Glace Bay Miner's museum, and the Ferry landing headed to NewfoundlandFerry crossing to Part Aux Basques, NewfoundlandFossil Trees, Blanche Brook, NLMultiple pelagic bird colonies in NLWhale sightingsPuffins and pufflings (baby puffins) and helping with a puffling rescueBringing our adaptive tandem bicycle along on this trip, and riding it along the shoreline in Nova ScotiaOn our way to visit grandchildren in Tennessee, visiting rail trails and riding our adaptive tandem in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, and Tennessee.New skills: learning to fine tune living in our tiny camper for six weeks in NL with all the physical and emotional challenges involved. First time seeing puffins and standing a foot or two from a stranded puffling
🌍 Washington, D.C.🛩 6🚞 4📍Tampa, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg (2X), Wytheville, Harpers Ferry, Dingmans Ferry, New York City🏂 Having a great time sticking closer to home and being an Auntie to my two-year-old niece, who already loves to travel and do regional road trips ^_^
🌍 Santa Cruz County California🛩 a lot, more than I'd like🚞 Not enough! wonderful experiences in Morocco and the Netherlands📍Jamaica, Minnesota, Morocco, Netherlands🏂 camel riding, working on my Vietnamese for next trip, designing more travel gear - backpacks and other secret pockets for my brand.
🌍 Home base - Toronto🛩 How many flights? - 8 Flights🚞 How many trains? - 0, but one fast ferry in Greece📍What destinations did you visit? - New York, Athens, Naxos (Greece), London, Barcelona🏂 New skills / experiences you learned - extensive archeology site visits, learned about the various conquering people who lived on Naxos, had a private tour of the newly updated and unbelievably beautiful Acropolis Museum in Athens. Attended a music and beer festival in Seer Green outside of London, and ate razor clams (twice) in Barcelona. Highly recommended!
🌍 Full time nomad, but I go back to Toronto, Canada 🛩 7ish?🚞 10ish?📍Canada: Vancouver Island BC, Toronto ON📍Spain: Barcelona 📍France: Toulouse, Tarn area, Loire Valley, Le Mans📍Mexico: Nayarit, Mexico City, Veracruz🏂 New experience: 3-week paddleboard + camping trip!
🌍 Uk🛩️ 9 not including returns & layovers🚞 7📍 Turkey - Istanbul, Cappadocia, Antalya. Portugal - Figueira da Foz. Mauritius. Italy - Milan, Rome, Florence, Pisa. Croatia - Dubrovnik. Tobago and also Trinidad.⛷️Skills/Experiences = Organising the whole trip
🌍 Home base - Yerevan, Armenia🛩 How many flights? - 12🚞 How many trains? - 1📍USA, Georgia, Qatar, Egypt🏂 New skills / experiences - Product launching, negotiation experience, becoming a travel festival sponsor
A great year!!
Pakistan, UAE, Holland, Netherlands, Italy, France, Canada, Bosnia, Serbia. I had to make up for the years of lockdowns and closed borders that Covid put us through. It's been a great year!
🌍 Sydney, Australia🛩 11 flights🚞 0 trains📍 Destinations San Francisco, Barcelona, Rennes, Nantes, Frankfurt, Fiji🏂 Lots of DIY
🌍 New York, USA🛩 8 flights🚞 0 trains📍Los Angeles, Miami, Montreal, Canda, Spain, Portugal, Estonia 🏂 Lots of new foodie experiences, heritage sites, Cannabis tourism, great vintage shopping.
🌍 Trbovlje, Slovenia🛩 2 flights🚞 0 trains, 1 loong bus📍3 countries — Bulgaria, Greece and Argentina🏂 New skills: Spanish language
Fun idea! Here's my year in review:🌍 Berlin, Germany🛩 4 flights (tried to do less, but Europe's railway system still needs a bit or work)🚞 19 trains and 1 overnight bus📍 Netherlands (5x to see my family), Portugal, Spain, Poland, Slovakia, Italy, Croatia, Austria, Luxembourg, Prague.🏂 Hiked 13 days straight (Portuguese Camino)
🌎 - no base, world nomad✈ - flighs 14🚋 - trains 3📍 - destinations LebanonSyriaSaudi Arabia U.A.E.Yemen -SocotraIsraelIrelandU.K. Cyprus.🏂new skills - trying to conquor my fear of heights and discovering more wonderful local cuisines.
🌍 Homebase: Rockville, Maryland, USA🛩 How many flights? 12🚞 How many trains? 1📍What destinations did you visit? USA: Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Oregon, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida. International: Belgium, Armenia, Georgia.🏂 New skills / experiences you learned: too many to mention! Quit my job! Events - TravelCon, World Domination Summit, Postmark Collectors Club Convention, FinCon, Extraordinary Travel Festival. Gave a presentation for the Nomadic Network. First time renting a car solo in a foreign country. Working on branding and travel planning business.
How was Armenia? ;)
Fun way to see where everyone has been this year!
🌍 Home base: traveling full time still after a decade!! 🛩 How many flights: 29🚞 How many trains: 11📍What destinations did you visit: California, Washington DC, Chile, Maine, Italy, Denmark, Norway, Las Vegas, the Azores, Charleston, Guyana & Brazil 🏂 New skills / experiences you learned: making fresh pasta, finally learning how to drive a manual transmission, learning Portuguese and Spanish, Samba lessons & so many fabulous experiences throughout the year!
This is a brilliant topic Maria. Nice one! OK, here's mine:
🌍 Home base: Berlin, Germany
🛩 How many flights? 4. Although, it should have been 6! It's a long story but my flight got cancelled twice from Berlin to Bristol, so I took the train & bus from Berlin to London & back!
🚞 How many trains? Gosh. Where do I start? 8 trains in France, 2 trains in Belgium, 3 trains in Spain, 4 trains in England, and many, many trains across North & East Germany!Throughout the summer, the cost of train tickets anywhere in Germany, was just €9.00 per month for June, July & August, so I really took advantage of it!
📍What destinations did you visit? France - Paris & Cancale (Brittany). We took the train to and from Berlin! England - London, Bristol & Bath Belgium - I took the Eurostar from Brussels to London & backSpain - Barcelona, Valencia & MalagaPoland - Zgorzelec. It wasn't too difficult. I simply crossed the bridge from Poland into Germany! Germany - Görlitz, Leipzig, Erfurt, Lübeck, the islands of Sylt, Magdeburg, Rostock, Warnemünde, Schwerin, Weimar, Cologne, Gifhorn, Wolfsburg, Hannover, Spreewald, Lübbenau, Caputh, Blütenstadt Weder (Havel), Brandeburg, Waren (Müritz), and many more that I simply can't remember!
🏂 New skills / experiences you learned: Learning to Drive - I know. Don't judge!Gardening - Apparently, I've got very green fingers and grew most of our vegetables, and lots of fruit.Cooking - I've always hated cooking but have improved considerably. I even made Xmas dinner all by myself & I've also been making jams, chutneys and home-made vodka! Academics: I started a PhD (part-time) - Doctorate of Business Administration in Higher Education Management (University of Bath), so I have to be in the UK every 6 months ...
🌍 Singapore🛩 8 flights🚞 2 buses and 3 ferries📍 3 cities in Malaysia, 2 islands in Indonesia, 1 and a half city in Vietnam🏂 motorbike riding, mountain/volcano hiking, accommodation hunting, tour guiding
I'm a Canadian writer who splits her time between Canada and Italy. I'm already making plans for next year, including a road trip through Alsace.
🌍 Home base -- Calgary, Canada🛩 How many flights? 17 (8 transatlantic!)🚞 How many trains? 6📍What destinations did you visit? Italy, where I spent close to three months, and Canada, including our beautiful Okanagan Valley🏂 New skills / experiences you learned: Slowly, slowly I'm learning to speak Italian! Milan at Christmas is incredibly beautiful, as is the small town where my husband and I have bought a little place.
Here are mine!!
🌍 No home base until May 2022- Atlanta again🛩 16 flights🚞 0 trains📍9 countries — Mexico 2x, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, USA, Portugal, Bulgaria, Turkey, Bahamas🏂 New /expanded skills: Freediving 30 feet+.
Free diving 30 feet! Wow!!
🌍 Deltona, Florida (Daytona area)🛩 15🚞 4📍7 Countries - Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia,🏂 New skills - made my own ceramic mug!
🌍 Home base Celebration, FL, USA🛩 How many flights? >30🚞 How many trains? 4📍What destinations did you visit? Tanzania (safari); Duluth, MN; Show Low, AZ; Phoenix, AZ; St. Paul, MN; North Shore Road to the Canadian border (MN); Dublin, Ireland for the month of July; Jordan; Universal Orlando; Walt Disney World; St. Petersburg, FL; Orlando, FL; Fort Lauderdale, FL (twice)🏂 New skills / experiences you learned: safari (gosh, that's a truly bumpy ride!), learned some Swahili, waterfalls of Northern MN, new walks and hikes, toured the Saint Paul, MN state capitol building, participated in the Dublin Coastal Walk from Skerries to Greystone; first time at the National Concert Orchestra for the full orchestra with Apollo 13, first time seeing Riverdance 25 (at the Gaiety Theatre, their summer home), first time kayaking in Skerries, Ireland, first time climbing the Stairway to Heaven (northern Ireland), first time hurling and playing Gaelic Football; first time visiting Jordan - all the archeological and religious sites, seeing Syria or Jerusalem (from a distance) first time in Asia, first time scuba diving in the Red Sea, first time floating in the Dead Sea, first time dashing through the Wadi Mujib, first time camel riding in an actual desert (sat on one in Egypt but didn't ride it), first jeep desert sunset), first time in a Bedouin camp, first time treading the same ground Jesus and John the Baptist etc travelled. First time in nearly a decade visiting WDW or Universal Orlando - and now have annual passes to both! It's been an exciting year, I'm approaching my 300th published story and I'm excited to see what 2023 will bring.
Home base: Athens🛩 How many flights? 6🚞 How many trains? 4How many cruises? 2📍What destinations did you visit? Iceland, Ireland, UK, France, Germany, Austria, Netherlands🏂 New skills / experiences you learned - visited several Christmas markets, river cruise for first time, ultimate Iceland experience, crazy cycling in Amsterdam
🌍 London, U.K.🛩 6 flights🚞 2 trains🛳 1 boat📍Lake Garda, The Dolomites, Budapest, Tirana, Abu Dhabi, Scottish Highlands, Norfolk (U.K.), Sicily, Crete and Mainland Greece.🏂 Developed my knowledge and understanding about the history of the destinations I visited; explored the beautiful Scottish Highlands and shimmering lochs by foot, kayak and bicycle (& spotted native Scottish wildlife!); learnt about olive oil production in Greece; learnt about and tasted both traditional and modern Hungarian cuisine from a Hungarian chef who uses produce from his family farm; stayed in a beautifully converted 1920s winery in the western Peloponnese; and hiked up Mount Etna - what an incredible landscape!
🌍 Chicago 🛩 How many flights? 48🚞 How many trains? 6 🚢 How many cruises? 5🚗 Number of road trips? 3📍Destinations? Egypt, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Paris, Amsterdam, London, Athens, Bogota, Reykjavik, Basel, Lucerne, Strasbourg, Normandy beaches, Heidelberg, Cancun, New York, Wisconsin, the Great Lakes 🏂 New skills / experiences you learned? A few words of Arabic, swimming in the Red Sea, how not to freak out in a submarine, painting, mosaics
🌍 Sydney/Siem Reap🛩 9🚞 2📍Bangkok, Koh Mak, Hoi An, Kuala Lumpur, Phnom Penh (from Siem Reap base)📍Adelaide, Wagga Wagga (from Sydney base)🏂 Always learning: new check out functionality on my email system and started a diploma in sustainability and many other lessons for life!
Home Base Coco Beach Florida2022 travels: four cruises: 1 Greece, 3 CaribbeanSouthern italy; avellino, naples, and ruvloUS travel: Georgia, North Carolina,Florida: Key West, OrlandoJoined travel club bus group for local travel6 flightsRetired; constant traveler
🌍 Alicante, Spain🛩 34 flights🚞 3 trains📍13 countries: Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Arab Emirates, Turkey, Spain, Portugal, Canada, US, Morocco.🏂 Surf, Yoga, Snorkel with turtles, Scuba diving with a whale shark, ate an scorpion, Full moon party, Thai cuisine class, Snorkel with mantas, Sandboarding, Pottery, Hot air balloon, Body rafting, Climbing, Food tour, Saw a Broadway Show (Beetlejuice).
Intense year! 😅
👋Hi and Happy New Year! 🎉I'm new here (again – after a 2+ year break) and am excited to meet new fellow travelers!🌏 San Diego, CA🛩 3 flights🚇 Lots of trains/trams/metro rides📍Lisbon, Portugal/ Puerto Morelos, Mexico/ Mexico City/Templeton, CA🏂 New skills - interviewing photographers for podcast episodes, French 101
🌍 Utrecht, Netherlands🛩 2 flights🚞 5 trains📍Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Costa Rica🏂 Windsurfing, via Ferrata, Bird watching
🌍 KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa 🛩 6🚞 0 📍International: Namibia and Seychelles. Domestic: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Qheberha and my own province 🏂 Design Thinking, participated in the Lab of Tomorrow 3-day sprint looking at how we use technology to solve several challenges in Namibia's biodiversity and communities in biodiverse environments. Facilitated digital skills training and an innovation workshop to over 400 small business owners online and in person. In the Seychelles, I learned what it takes to develop an equitable destination.
🌍 Peru / Czechia🛩 2🚞 10📍5 - Poland, Austria, Germany, Czechia🏂 Artificial Intelligence design / Animated websites on HTML 5
🌍 Nairobi, Kenya🛩 8🚞 0📍 Goma (Democratic Republic of Congo) Lamu, Malindi, Meru, Diani, Mombasa, Eldoret, Bungoma, Mombasa (Kenya)🏂 Earned my 200HRs Yoga Teaching Certificate | Attended the Lamu Yoga Festival in Kenya (such an epic experience!!)| And learned how to swim (still at it though :D) !
I earned my 200HRs Yoga Teaching Certificate this year as well! I will have to check out that Lamu Yoga Festival!
🌍 Washington, DC🛩 14🚞 0📍Costa Rica, Turkey, Montana, St. Louis, Jordan🏂 How to make proper Bedouin-style tea!
🌏 Ontario✈️ 9🚞 3📍Portugal, Azores, France, Spain, Belize, Florida x 4🏂 walked across and entire country on the Camino De Santiago
I did the Camino de Santiago last year as well!!
🌍 NYC🛩 31🚞 10+ (not sure, I take the Amtrak often to upstate NY)📍Costa Rica, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Rochester NY, Syracuse NY, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Italy, Ireland, Jamaica, Lake Placid NY, Myrtle Beach SC🏂 I saw two new world wonders, I finished my first year of law school (and subsequently decided it wasn't for me!), I finally invested in a good camera and learnt photography and editing skills, and above all, I got published with 4 publications and grew my blog traffic by 600% due to finally teaching myself SEO, affiliate marketing, and marketing in general! I also took my first 3 press trips with many more lined up for 2023.
🌍 Home base: Dallas, Texas🛩 How many flights? 18 (ugh, gotta work on that footprint!)🚞 How many trains? 3 (+ 8 buses)📍What destinations did you visit? France, Spain, Portugal, South Africa, Kenya, Turkey, Peru, Mexico, Honduras🏂 New skills / experiences you learned: Trekked the Camino de Santiago (Camino Frances), Volunteered as a wildlife conservation and photography volunteer in Africa (received honorable mention in PetaPixel wildlife photography contest for one of my photos), experienced my first hot air balloon ride during the Great Migration in the Masai Mara, earned 200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training Certification and Reiki 1 & 2 Certification in Peru, tried to go after my diving cert in Honduras but alas that wasn't for me (yet!).
NYC20+ flights5 trains2 cruisesScotland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Switzerland
🌍 Home base. Montreal, Canada🛩 How many flights? 15🚞 How many trains? 2📍What destinations did you visit? Toronto, Quebec City, New York City, Arizona, Utah, San Francisco, Maui, Honolulu, Wellington NZ, Canberra AUS, Myloa AUS, Uluru AUS, Bangkok, Golden Triangle INDIA, Geneva, Portugal🏂 New skills / experiences you learned Birdwatching in new countries, Snorkelling in 4 new places, so many new geological walks.
Here is mine, much less in 2022 that usual of course.
🌍 Philadelphia, PA, USA (home base)🛩 22 flights🚞 8 trains📍3 countries — USA, Canada and Brazil🏂 New skills: woah, I feel like I learn and improve skills daily. As I grow and learn through mistakes I realize how much improvement is needed. Coding and data science are focus areas, while reinsurance and parametric based solutions have been an area of growth/learning.
Thanks for this post, helped me reflect on the last year in a different light :)
🌍 Officially homeless as of 2022!🛩 20🚞 10📍Colombia, Brazil, Spain, Turkey, Italy, France, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, USA, Tanzania, Mauritius 🏂 New skills: Tennis, New Cooking Techniques