30 Countries Memoirs – Peru

Country: Peru First Visit: October 2012 Number of Times Visited: 1 Cities Visited: Lima, Puerto Maldonado, Cusco, Aguas Calientes, Puno Peru is probably the most geographically diverse country I have visited, at least for such a small land area (1.3 Million square kilometers).  From the coastal region to the sweltering Amazon Jungle and up to…

30 Countries Memoirs – Poland

Country: Poland First Visit: June 2012 Number of Times Visited: 1 Cities Visited: Krakow Poland is the homeland of one of my best friends, Tom, and we were fortunate enough to visit there on the 2012 trip.  I was pleasantly surprised by Poland, the people were friendly and the food was very tasty (something that…

30 Countries Memoirs – Hungary

Country: Hungary First Visit: June 2012 Number of Times Visited: 2 (2012, 2013) Cities Visited: Budapest Budapest is one of those cities that anyone who has been there will tell you you must visit, and I completely agree.  The first time I went there was with Alex, Tom, Shane, Tyler, Dave & Megan in June…

30 Countries Memoirs – Argentina

Country: Argentina First Visit: November 2011 Number of Times Visited: 1 Cities Visited: Buenos Aires Favorite Memory: Although the only major city we visited in Argentina was Buenos Aires, we did first set foot in the country on a day trip to the Argentinian side of Iguazu Falls.  Although we were staying on the Brazilian…

30 Countries Memoirs – Uruguay

Country: Uruguay First Visit: November 2011 Number of Times Visited: 1 Cities Visited: Punta del Este, Montevideo Uruguay is a small country on the Atlantic coast between Brazil and Argentina.  We chose to stop for a few days there on our trip because we had heard that Punta del Este is quite a party town. …

30 Countries Memoirs – Brazil

Country: Brazil First Visit: October 2011 Number of Times Visited: 1 Cities Visited: Rio de Janeiro, Florianopolis, Foz do Iguaçu (Iguazu Falls) Favorite Memory: Between the beaches, the sightseeing and the relaxing in Brazil it was pretty hard to pick a favorite memory.  If I had to pick one it would have to be the…

30 Countries Memoirs – Dominican Republic

Country: Dominican Republic First Visit: 2010 Number of Times Visited: 1 Cities Visited: Punta Cana Favorite Memory: The trip to the Dominican was with four close friends, and really the whole week we were there was all about relaxing.  We actually only left the resort once when we went into a nearby town to do…