1. WHAT IS YOUR MOST TREASURED PASSPORT STAMP?
Well, technically, Australia didn’t stamp my passport which I was SO disappointed about! Just common practice there now, with fancy facial recognition machines & what not. But that’s my most treasured trip, hands down.
2. CAN YOU RECITE YOUR PASSPORT NUMBER FROM MEMORY?
3. PREFERRED METHOD OF TRAVEL (BUS, TRAIN OR CAR)?
It would have to depend on the length of the commute for me. For trips under 8 hours, I’d lean toward a bus or car. But anything more than that starts to get uncomfortable…I took a 30-something hour train ride from Pittsburgh to Deerfield Beach, and it honestly wasn’t too bad!
4. TOP 3 TRAVEL ITEMS?
#1 would have to be, without a doubt, my iPhone. It’s just so useful for so many things! Taking pictures, GPS, notes, keeping in touch with everyone back home, etc. #2 – My camera bag which holds my GoPro and Nikon D3200, for sure. No such thing as too many pictures! And #3) My Eagle Creek packing cubes, because they make keeping everything organized so much easier!
5. HOSTEL OR HOTEL?
Neither! See my last post about AirBnB 😉
6. ARE YOU A REPEAT VISITOR OR DO YOU LIKE TO EXPLORE NEW PLACES?
While there are several cities that I could go to over and over again and not get tired of, I would still take exploring a new place over being a repeat visitor any day.
7. DO YOU READ UP ON YOUR DESTINATION OR DO YOU JUST WING IT?
I’ve done both, and don’t really prefer one over the other! I do usually have an idea of one or two things that I want to do once I’m at my destination, but other than that, I don’t really consider myself big on planning.
8. FAVORITE TRAVEL WEBSITE?
I love to read Liz Carlson’s blog, Young Adventuress! When looking for things to do or places to eat in a new city, TripAdvisor is my first choice. And for shopping for new gear, REI is my favorite 🙂
9. WHERE WOULD YOU RECOMMEND A FRIEND TO VISIT?
10. YOU’RE LEAVING TOMORROW, MONEY IS NO OBJECT, WHERE ARE YOU GOING?
Australia (again), New Zealand, & Fiji. That region of the world is so fascinating to me.