Wednesday, September 04, 2013

someday i'm gonna travel the world

Today is day 2 of the Blogtember Challenge on Story of My Life!  Today's prompt asks, if you could take three months off from your current life and do anything in the world, what would you do? 

three months!  three months!  My 'current life', feels like work, work work...  So to have three months off of work, I would travel!

Joe and I have never left the 'Americas'.  I've been to the Caribbean  Mexico, Hawaii and Canada so I have at least left the mainland and the continental US.  However, Joe on the other hand has only been to Canada.  The poor kid was so upset when we drove over the border from New York to Ontario and the border patrol did not stamp his passport.  I guess the photographs will have to tell the tale...

I have an unofficial bucket list.  Number 1 on the list, is to take a leave of absence from work for 1 year and travel the world.  Joe still hasn't signed off on the idea yet.  I joked that I may have to kick his bucket early if he doesn't sign off on it!  ha!  If I were to have just 3 months off, I would chose Europe as most of the cities are accessible by rail.  Here are our top 15 European cities of interest in alphabetical order:  
  1. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  2. Athens, Greece
  3. Barcelona, Spain
  4. Berlin, Germany
  5. Budapest, Hungary
  6. Dublin, Ireland
  7. Florence, Italy
  8. Istanbul, Turkey
  9. London, United Kingdom
  10. Madrid, Spain
  11. Munich, Germany
  12. Paris, France
  13. Prague, Czech Republic
  14. Rome, Italy
  15. Venice, Italy
For any of you followers who live in Europe or if you are a persons who has traveled a lot to Europe, I'd love to hear what you think!


  1. I've visited 8 of these!
    Amanda, take the airplane and come here for 3 months!
    Of course, I would like to visit the "Americas"!

  2. I've seen a few of these places, but by far my favorite was Prague! It's a really affordable city with so much interesting history and culture. I would love to visit Turkey, I hear it is absolutely astoundingly beautiful.

  3. I've never been to Europe, either! Hopefully it won't take you too long to make it there!

  4. Alright fine. Twist my arm. I will go to Italy with you.

  5. Alright fine. Twist my arm. I will go to Italy with you.

  6. ahhh yes! i would totally travel too! :)

    the world needs me to explore it. haha!!


  7. Such a great list of cities. I would love to see them all too! Hope you make it to all of them one day.

    :-) Tabitha

  8. Amazing!! I also wanna see Europe but busy in work. I would like to go Barcelona. I heard Barcelona is very famous for beaches and villas. Your post inspired me to visit these places.


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