I’ve got a chronic case of wanderlust — though, unfortunately, I haven’t made as many trips abroad as I’d have liked. In any case, below are some of the destinations I’ve visited (barring trips to Orange County, CA, my childhood home).


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Austin, TX – March


Israel: Tel Aviv – September

Boston, MA – August

Iceland – July

Washington, DC – April

Japan: Tokyo and Kyoto – March

Austin, TX – February

Austin, TX – April

Philadelphia, PA – November


Joshua Tree, CA – December

New York, NY – December

Oahu, HI – October

South Bend, IN – September

Seattle, WA – July

Greece: Athens and Santorini; Italy: Rome and Naples – June

Cincinnati, OH – June

New Orleans, LA – April

Chicago, IL – April

Washington, DC – March and April

San Francisco, CA – January


New York, NY – December

Atlanta, GA – November

Thailand: Chiang Mai, Phuket, and Ao Nang – August

Minneapolis, MN – June

New York, NY – May

Orlando, FL – May

Denver, CO – April

North Carolina: Raleigh, Asheville, and Durham – March

Washington, DC – March

San Francisco, CA – January


New York, NY – May and December

Chicago, IL – October

Washington, DC – September

Austin, TX – August

Indianapolis, IN – June

Denver, CO – April

New Orleans, LA – February and July

San Francisco, CA – January


Austin, TX – November

The Southwest: Tucson, AZ and Marfa, TX – August

Asia: Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Thailand; Saigon and Hanoi, Vietnam; Shanghai and Beijing, China – July

Stockholm, Sweden – May

Houston, TX – March and April

Washington, DC – January and March

East Lansing, MI – March

New York, NY – February

Portland, OR – February

State College, PA – February


Los Cabos, Baja California Sur – October

Healdsburg, CA – September

New York, NY – July

Santiago, The Dominican Republic – July

Central California: Big Sur and Morro Bay – March

Portland, OR – February


Seattle, WA – September

Las Vegas, NV – August

Big Bear, CA – July

Lake Tahoe, CA – April

Palm Springs, CA – March

New York City, NY – January

2012 and earlier

London, UK

France: Paris (study abroad), Strasbourg, Lyon, Dijon, and Toulon

Cancun, Mexico

Saigon, Vietnam

Midwest: Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Wyoming, Utah

Pacific Northwest: Oregon and Seattle

Southwest: Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada

Hawaii: Big Island, Oahu and Maui

Last updated: August 19, 2020