Countries

August 2020 | Travel

Anglosphere

USA [8]

  • Atlantic Coast
    • Boston, 6
    • New York, 7
    • Washington D.C., 5
  • California[8]
    • Los Angeles, 6
    • Monterey, 8
    • Morro Bay, 7
    • Reno, 5
    • Redding, 6
    • Sacramento, 4
    • SF Bay Area
      • Berkeley, 9
      • Fresno, 7
      • Mountain View, 8
      • Palo Alto, 8
      • San Francisco, 9
      • San Jose, 7
      • San Leandro, 7
    • San Diego, 7
    • Santa Barbara, 8
    • Solvang, 7
  • Midwest
    • Chicago, 8
    • Pittsburgh, 4
  • Mountain
    • Big Sky, 8
    • Jackson, 7
    • Las Vegas, 8
    • Park City, 7
    • Tahoe, 7
    • Winter Park, 8
  • Pacific Coast
    • Portland, 6
    • Seattle, 5

Ireland [7]

  • Dublin [7]
  • Cork [7]

UK [7]

  • England [7]
    • Bath, 6
    • Birmingham, 4
    • Blackburn, 4
    • Blackpool, 5
    • Bolton, 4
    • Brighton, 6
    • Cambridge, 8
    • Canterbury, 6
    • Chester, 7
    • Conway, 5
    • Durham, 5
    • Kendal, 6
    • Lancaster, 6
    • Lake District, 6
    • Leeds, 6
    • Liverpool, 4
    • London, 7
    • Lytham St Annes, 6
    • Manchester, 7
    • Oxford, 8
    • Penzance, 5
    • Plymouth, 5
    • Portsmouth, 6
    • Preston, 3
    • Sheffield, 5
    • St Albans, 6
    • York, 6
  • Wales [6]
    • Bristol, 5
    • Cardiff, 6
    • Conwy, 5
    • Snowdonia, 7
  • Scotland [6]
    • Aberdeen, 4
    • Edinburgh, 7
    • Glasgow, 4
    • Grampian Mountains, 6
  • Northern Ireland [5]
    • Belfast, 5
    • Giant’s Causeway, 5
  • Isle of Skye, 7
  • Channel Islands, 6

Russia/Eurasia

RUSSIA

  • Borovsk, 6
  • Bryansk, 6
  • Gus-Khrustalny, 5
  • Ivanovo, 4
  • Klin, 5
  • Kolomna, 6
  • Kostroma, 4
  • Moscow, 9
  • Obninsk, 7
  • Pereslavl-Zalessky, 5
  • Rybinsk, 5
  • Saint-Petersburg, 7
  • Sergiev Posad, 6
  • Suzdal, 7
  • Torzhok, 5
  • Tver, 6
  • Uglich, 5
  • Vladimir, 4
  • Veliky Novgorod, 5
  • Volokolamsk, 4
  • Yaroslavl, 7

Eurasia [Want To Go]

% Likely in 2020

  1. Sochi/Adler 80%
  2. Crimea 60%
  3. LDNR 40%
  4. Belorussia 80%
  5. The Russian South
    1. Krasnodar
  6. Volga
    1. Kazan
    2. Nizhny Novgorod
    3. Samara
  7. Ekaterinburg 30%
  8. Golden Ring (want to visit again, since I last visited in 2003).
    1. Yaroslavl
    2. Kostroma
    3. Suzdal
    4. Vladimir
  9. DICh
    1. Dagestan (inc. Lak region)
    2. Chechnya
  10. The Russian North
  11. Vladivostok
  12. Caucasus
    1. Azerbaijan
    2. Georgia
    3. Armenia
  13. Kamchatka
  14. Lake Baikal
  15. Take the Trans-Siberian Express
  16. The Ukraine
    1. Kiev
    2. Odessa

World

EUROPE

  • Belgium [5]
    • Antwerp, 6
    • Brussels, 4
    • Brugge, 6
  • France [5]
    • Arcachon, 8
    • Bordeaux, 5
    • Paris, 6
    • Val d’Isère, 8
  • Germany [6]
    • Aachen, 6
    • Frankfurt, 6
    • Heidelberg, 8
    • Köln, 5
    • Nürnberg, 7
  • Poland [7]
    • Krakow, 7
    • Ostrołęka, 6
    • Warsaw, 7
  • Portugal [6]
    • The Algarve, 7
    • Lisbon, 6
    • Sines, 4
  • Romania [5]
    • Bucharest, 5
    • Ploiesti, 4
    • Transylvania, 7

SKI RESORTS

  • France
    • Val d’Isère, 9
  • USA
    • Big Sky (Montana), 10
    • Jackson Hole (Wyoming), 9
    • Park City (Utah), 9
    • Tahoe (California), 7
    • Winter Park (Colorado), 9

My penchant for rating things is reaching levels of autism previously thought unimaginable, but what can one do. Natural wonders and internal regions are italicized; places where I *lived* (spent >3 months) are underlined.

Countries I’d Like To Visit (By Priority)

% Likely in 2020

  1. China: 20%
    1. Beijing
    2. Shanghai
    3. Taiwan
    4. Hong Kong
    5. Harbin
    6. Wuhan
    7. Tibet
    8. Xinjiang
  2. Habsburg Reunion (Austria, Czechia, Hungary): 50%
  3. Best Korea
  4. India
  5. South Korea
  6. The Netherlands 70%
  7. Turkey 70%
  8. Mongolia
  9. Iran
  10. Italy
  11. Greece
  12. Serbia 50%
  13. Israel
  14. Japan
  15. Vietnam
  16. Germany (did Rhineland in mid-2000s)
    1. Bavaria
    2. Berlin
  17. Egypt
  18. USA (again)
    1. Want to spend a bit more time in NY, Boston
    2. The South
    3. Salt Lake City
    4. Philadelphia
    5. Visit SF Bay Area again
  19. Spain
  20. Uzbekistan
  21. Ethiopia
  22. Brazil
  23. Argentina
  24. Switzerland
  25. Iceland

SPECIAL TRIPS

  1. Antarctica
  2. Arctic Icebreaker
  3. Outer Space
  4. Nepal – Everest Base Camp
  5. Chernobyl