UNESCO World Heritage Sites September 14th 2012 I've been struggling for a while on whether to actually create some kind of list to roughly guide future travel decisions... so I've started a list, and one of the things I wanted to set as a goal is to visit 50 UNESCO World Heritage sites. There's nearly 1000 listings, so I don't think I'm really pushing the boundaries here, but I suspect I'm going to end up with a pretty ... read more
I've discovered I pretty much want to see and do everything... but I thought I would set a more realistic goal to begin... 40 countries before I turn 40 and as many friends as I can make along the way... I reached my goal in July of 2013, and now I'm just adjusting it to add at least another new country every year.
So here's where I've been: Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Spain, Croatia, Japan, Panama, Costa Rica, Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Vatican City (wikipedia says this is a country, and I've not bothered to research if that is actually true), St. Maarten/St... full info