#361: Go to Scotland

    LOCATION: Edinburgh, Scotland Thursday, May 14: We got up early (3am) to make our 6am flight on Ryan Air to Edinburgh (pronounced Ed In Bur Ro, not like Pittsburgh). A flight to Scotland is CHEAP, about $25. But, … Continue reading

#360: Kiss the Blarney Stone

  LOCATION: Blarney Castle. Cork, Ireland The Blarney Stone is a block of bluestone (the same stone as Stonehenge) built into the Blarney Castle located in Cork, Ireland. Legend has it that kissing the stone will give you the gift … Continue reading

#355 and #356: Go to a Horse Race & Attend the Kentucky Derby

  LOCATION: Churchill Downs. Louisville, Kentucky This year is the 141st year for the Kentucky Derby and I managed to get myself and three of my girlfriends a ticket to attend this grand affair. The race is known for being … Continue reading

#353: Go to the Cherry Blossom Festival in DC

LOCATION: Washington DC The Cherry Blossom Festival in DC has been something I’ve been trying to accomplish nearly 4 years now. It’s especially hard when you have to plan a trip there right when the trees bloom, and determining their … Continue reading

#351: Have a Surgery – Tonsillectomy

LOCATION: Hampton, VA I know what you’re thinking. Why would have a surgery EVER be on someone’s bucket list? Just as I said when I got stitches and crossed it off, my list isn’t necessarily about doing things that make … Continue reading

#348: Swim in a Waterfall

LOCATION: Dunns River Falls, Ochos Rios, Jamaica Dunns River Falls is one of the top attractions in the Jamaican area and based on my experience there I would definitely say don’t miss out on this incredible trip. Dunns River Falls … Continue reading

#346: Visit Chichen Itza

  LOCATION: Yucatan, Mexico Chichen Itza is something I’ve been wanting to see for awhile now and did not get the chance to go in 2010 when I visited Cozumel. When it’s a 14 hour tour and 8 hours of … Continue reading

#344: Tour an Active Aircraft Carrier

LOCATION: CVN 71 Theodore Roosevelt. Norfolk, VA It’s not often you get to take a tour of an aircraft carrier that is still in use. I’ve been aboard the Midway in San Diego. Since it’s been turned into a museum, … Continue reading

#343: Go to the Eastern State Penitentiary

LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA The Eastern State Penitentiary is a prison located in Philadelphia. It was used from 1829 to 1971 and is known as the most famous and expensive prison in the world. Today, it is a crumbled home to … Continue reading

#337: Go to Antelope Canyon

LOCATION: Page, Arizona Way out in Page, Arizona there is a small crack in a rock wall that contains one of the most beautiful, and most visited slot canyons in the world. Antelope Canyon is located on Navajo land and … Continue reading

#336: Rappel from a Waterfall

LOCATION: Christopher Creek Canyon, Payson, Arizona   My trip with Becky to Puerto Rico was supposed to check off a waterfall rappel, however, due to extreme flooding, Puerto Rico was not the place for us to experience this activity. Luckily, … Continue reading

#334: Dive Silfra

LOCATION: Reykjavik, Iceland             Silfra is a dive location in Thingvellir National Park that is between the two continental plates of North America and Europe. The water is the clearest in the world since it is filtered through the lava … Continue reading

#333 Go to Iceland

LOCATION: Reykjavik, Iceland I’m notorious for finding a cheap flight and just going on a whim on my own vacation, so I was surprised that when I suggested the cheap flight from DC to Iceland that 8 of my close … Continue reading

#328: Go to Puerto Rico

LOCATION: San Juan, Puerto Rico Friday, December 13th: Puerto Rico was chosen by my friend, Becky, due to the fact she didn’t have a passport and this was American territory. Nice way of getting out of the country, without being … Continue reading

#327: Tour the Yuengling Brewery

                                                                  LOCATION: Yuengling Brewery. Pottsville, PA Today was a journey to the oldest brewery in the United States; Yuengling. I’ve been set on my goals to visit all the major breweries in the world, but had no idea just how … Continue reading

#326: Rappel from a Building

LOCATION: SunTrust building, Richmond VA I think my goal in life is to rappel from everything I can possibly rappel from. I certainly have wanted to rappel from a building for awhile. The Over the Edge Special Olympics charity has … Continue reading

#325: Take a Ghost Tour of the Old City Jail in Charleston

LOCATION: Charleston, SC When I went to Charleston a few months ago, the Old City Jail intrigued me with its dark gloom over the city. The jail was operational from 1802 until 1939 and is known to be haunted by … Continue reading

#322: Stand on a NFL Football Field

LOCATION: San Francisco 49ers Candlestick Park. San Francisco, California. This post is part of my San Diego/San Francisco trip series. This is the end of the series. I’ve seen many tours of stadiums online before, but never where you could … Continue reading