Category: Travel statistics

Completing Europe

With my friends Susanne and Michaela I have this competition running… collecting European countries. The goal is to be the first to have visited all EU member states, currently 28. And then some, like Switzerland, Norway, the Balkans…. I currently stand at 20/28. This weekend I’ll add #21, the Czech Republic, as I head to see Madonna on tour in…

All 50

I  met Maryann in a pool in Oakland. She was a neighbor to my friend Kurt, an older lady in her 60s, retired, and she was floating besides me on one summer afternoon in August of 2007. We talked and somehow it came up that she had visited all 50 US states. I’m a collector/hunter. The idea intrigued me, so…