Favorites and Still to Do

The world is filled with such variety that is impossible to see it all. We each have to choose what’s important to us -what resonates with our interests. And what is within our reach – financially and physically.

This is our list of ‘favorites’ and ‘still to dos’. Your list will be different.

Journeys     Parks & Wildlife Refuges     UNESCO sites      Cities     Museums     Experiences


Our Favorite Trips:

  • African Safari
  • Egypt & Jordan
  • Cruising the Mediterranean: Aegean
  • Cruising the Mediterranean: Adriatic & Tyrrhenian
  • National Parks with the Kids

Still to Do!

    • Alaska
    • China
    • Galapagos & Machu Picchu
    • Rafting the Grand Canyon
    • River Cruise in Europe
    • Southeast Asia


Our 10 Favorite Park & Wildlife Refuges

  • Central Park, NYC
  • Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge, Florida
  • Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Dominica
  • Okavango Delta, Botswana
  • Sabi Sands, South Africa
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Yosemite National Park

Looking forward to!

    • Antelope Canyon
    • Denali National Park
    • Galapagos Islands
    • Maasai Mara, Kenya
    • Serengeti, Tanzania

Our Top 10 UNESCO sites

  • Acropolis, Athens
  • Alhambra, Spain
  • Ephesus, Turkey
  • Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain
  • Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Luxor, Egypt (and pretty much all the Egypt UNESCO sites…)
  • Medieval City of Rhodes, Greece
  • Mesa Verde National Park (and Yellowstone and Yosemite)
  • Petra, Jordan
  • Sintra, Portugal

On our List

    • Angkor Wat, Cambodia
    • Great Wall of China, Summer Palace, etc., Beijing, China
    • Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
    • Machu Picchu, Peru
    • Mont-Saint-Michel, France
    • Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
    • Pitons, St. Lucia

Our 10 Favorite Cities

Looking forward to exploring

  • Beijing
  • Budapest
  • Prague
  • Seattle


Our 11 Top Museums

  • 9/11 Museum, NYC
  • Acropolis Museum, Athens
  • Anne Frank House and Museum, Amsterdam
  • Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Field Museum, Chicago
  • Louvre, Paris
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
  • Musée d’Orsay, Paris
  • Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
  • Smithsonian Museums, Washington
  • Vatican Museum, Vatican City

Hoping to Visit

  • Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial, Poland
  • Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Terracotta Warriors, China

Our 10 Favorite Travel Experiences

  • Bike – exploring for a day or a week!
  • High Tea – in a special location
  • Music – finding local venues and guitar stores
  • Photography – take a photo tour or just have fun
  • Picnic – like a local
  • Sundowners – finding a special spot for our last evening
  • Theater – attending a special performance
  • Wander – getting lost is half the fun!
  • Wine Tours – vineyards are beautiful and wine is always a good idea
  • Beach days – relaxing is most enjoyable

We are ready to try

    • River cruise – in Europe