About This Blog

My name is Gabriel and I love to travel! My wife and I recently took a year off to travel the world. Check out this blog to read all about it, and our other travels as well! (Also, check out my wife’s Instagram account!)

Before we begin, a couple maps:

travels8

This map includes all the travels I’ve done, plus places I want to travel to. The map is color coded, the different colors being: 

  • Blue = places I’ve been
  • Orange = places I’ve been and want to go back
  • Green = places I’ve lived
  • Red = places I want to visit

1yot

The one year of travel (1YoT) portion of the first map, uncolor-coded.

As you can see, we did a lot in our year of travel; we drove across the US and New Zealand, and also visited northern France, northern Italy, Switzerland, Ireland/Northern Ireland, the Netherlands, Hong Kongeastern AustraliaIndonesia, Kuala Lumpur, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, India, Nepal, Dubai, Ukraine, Krakow, Bratislava, Vienna, Budapest, northern Croatia, Slovenia, and Czechia.

Additionally, here are some of our pre-1YoT trips: Argentina/Uruguay, Costa Rica, England/Scotland/Ireland, Krakow/AuschwitzSpain/France/Italy/Switzerland, Israel, the Utah/Arizona border, Hoover Dam/the Grand Canyon, Kings Canyon/Sequoia, Kauai, the Colorado Rockies (sort of), Seattle and surroundingsWhistlerBig SurLas VegasSan Diego, San Francisco, the Mojave, Sonoran, and Colorado desertsdriving through California, and also living in Los AngelesSan Luis Obispo, and Seattle.

Even with all this, there’s still so much left, including:

The Americas:

  • The rest of the US (New Mexico, the Mid-West, the South, Alaska, the rest of Colorado/Utah/Hawaii/California)
  • Canada (the Canadian Rockies, Quebec, Newfoundland)
  • Mexico (Mexico City, the Yucatan Peninsula and Mayan Rivera, Cabo, Tijuana)
  • The Caribbean (the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago, St Martin, and others)
  • The rest of South America (Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, the Amazon, the Galapagos Islands, Easter Island, the rest of Argentina)

Europe:

  • Western Europe (Belgium, southern Italy, Iceland, the rest of France/Scotland/the Netherlands/the Iberian peninsula)
  • Central Europe (Germany, southern Croatia, the rest of Poland/Austria/Slovakia)
  • Scandinavia
  • Eastern Europe (the Baltic states, Russia, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece)

Africa

  • Morocco
  • Egypt
  • Tunisia
  • the Serengeti, Ethiopia, and surroundings
  • South Africa, Namibia, Victoria Falls, and surroundings
  • Madagascar

Asia

  • East Asia (China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan)
  • the rest of Southeast Asia (the Philippines, Laos, Singapore, the rest of Malaysia/Indonesia/Thailand)
  • the rest of India
  • random spots in the Middle East (Petra, Syria, the door to Hell, etc)

Oceania

  • the rest of Australia and New Zealand
  • Fiji and French Polynesia

So join me on this journey! Lets have some fun!

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