100 places i want to visit.

1. The Grand Canyon. 2. Yellowstone National Park. 3. Westminster Abbey. 4. Graceland. 5. The Grand Ole Opry. 6. The Ryman! 7. Mount Everest (just the base). 8. Beijing. 9. Mumbai. 10. San Francisco. 11. Portland, OR. 12. Baltimore. 13. The Spy Museum in Washington, DC. 14. The Newseum in Washington, DC. (I almost went, but kept putting it off.) 15. Hanoi, Vietnam. 16. Stratford-On-Avon. 17. Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiligogogoch, Wales (just so I can get a picture of their sign). 18. The Eagle and Child Pub, Oxford. 19. Stockholm. 20. Chicago (I have somehow never been!). 21. Madrid. 22. Barcelona (insert Stephen Sondheim reference here). 23. The Globe Theatre, London. 24. Portland, ME. 25. The St. Louis Arch (I went up when I was a tiny kid and I think I was freaked out, but I barely remember it). 26. Cambridge. 27. Dublin, Ireland. 28. Lockhart, TX (for the barbecue). 29. Marfa, TX. 30. George, WA (just because I think the name is hilarious). 31. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 32. Belfast, Northern Ireland. 33. Well, Seoul, of course, someday. 34. Paris. 35. The site of the Texas embassy building in London. (True story–when Texas was still a republic, we had an embassy in Great Britain.) 36. Philadelphia (never been!). 37. Boston (also never been). 38. Osaka, Japan. 39. The Louvre. 40. Brooklyn (been, but only for about half a day). 41. Molokai, HI. 42. Alaska! (In the summertime.) 43. Vancouver. Heard it’s pretty great there, actually. 44. Possibly also Quebec. 45. St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN (in the summertime). 46. Edinburgh, Scotland, during festival season. 47. New Zealand! 48. Australia! 49. South Africa. 50. Wherever it is my aunt and uncle live in Ecuador. 51. The City Museum in St. Louis (I think that’s what it’s called). 52. Mars Hill Church, Seattle (for the experience). 53. Lakewood Church, Houston (for the grins and so I have more ammunition in those discussions). 54. Albuquerque, NM (where I’ve been, but I wanna go back with a car). 55. Moscow. 56. Singapore.
57. Pusan, South Korea (the second largest city in that country, and it doesn’t get any press). 58. Belize. 59. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 60. Nairobi. 61. Cairo. 62. Denver, CO. 63. The redwood forests in California. 64. Kansas City (both sides). 65. New Orleans (I’ve been, but it was about 20 years ago). 66. Bangkok, Thailand. 67. Jerusalem. 68. Sao Paolo. 69. Buenos Aires. 70. Rome! 71. Istanbul. 72. Montana. 73. Stockholm. 74. The UP in Michigan. 75. Jamaica. 76. The U.S. Virgin Islands. 77. Puerto Rico. 78. Greece! 79. The Camino de Santiago, Spain. 80. Geneva, Switzerland. 81. Berlin. 82. Brussels, Belgium. 83. Disney World. (Yep.) 84. St. Andrew’s, Scotland. 85. The Hamptons. 86. Joshua Tree National Park (during which I will, of course, be blasting the U2 album). 87. Atlanta. 88. Charleston, South Carolina. 89. Indiana, just so I can prove to my friend from there that it is not in fact the most magical place on earth. (Or be proven wrong…) 90. Big Bend (I’ve lived in Texas for 22 years, and I have never been. I am ashamed of this). 91. The McDonald Observatory. 92. Haiti. 93. The Great Barrier Reef. 94. Harry Potter World in Universal Studios. (Yep.) 95. The Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff, Wales. (Yep.) 96. The cliffs of Dover (and I’m tempted to reenact that bit from King Lear…). 97. Bangladesh. 98. The Library Hotel, NYC. 99. Amsterdam. 100. Upstate New York.


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