The travel bug is embedded deep within my soul, and traveling has become a huge part of my adult life. Here are some of my travels:
Niagara Falls, Canada: 12 years old with Grandmother & Granddaddy Pollock
Philippines: Backpacking Summer 2003
Germany & France: Family Thanksgiving 2003
England, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland: Eurotrip with best friends, June 2005
Spain: lived and worked as an Au Pair in Malaga, July 2005 – December 2005
Portugal, Morocco: Weekend travels while working in Spain.
Morocco, Burkina Faso: Backpacking December 2006
Mexico: Carnival Cruise, September 2007
Germany, Spain: Oktoberfest and fun in Spain, October 2008
Jamaica: August 2009
Fiji: July 2010
Vancouver, Canada: June 2011
Puerto Rico (US territory): Lived September 2012 – September 2013
St. Thomas USVI, Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Kitts, St. Maarten: Cruise, March 2013
Toronto, Canada: September 2013
Total Country Count: 21 (excluding US territories)
Total Continent Count: Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, Australia (Fiji) – 5
Every state except Vermont and Alaska!
Territories: Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, DC
This is a new list starting in 2014.
Maui, July 23-31, Waldorf Astoria Grand Wailea – celebrating graduation with PhD
Every once in a while, my wander lust carries me away to experience other cultures. So far, I’ve had two “sabbaticals,” and plan for another every 7 years.
1. Spain: lived and worked as an Au Pair in Malaga, July 2005 – December 2005
2. Puerto Rico: ran consulting business and conducted PhD research remotely, September 2012 – September 2013