Category Archives: Bucket Lists

Travel Bucket List #19 (Final, Consolidated, Distilled) — My Travel Bucket List

   Of course, no one has 18 bucket lists! What I tried to do in the previous post was to look at the USA and the world from different perspectives, in the process listing many of the world’s greatest tourist … Continue reading

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Travel Bucket List # 18 — Castles & Palaces of the World

     Europe is the quintessential place to see castles and palaces — they are everywhere, most of them throw-backs to earlier times when wealth was flaunted and when there were dangers all around. A list of the major and/or best … Continue reading

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Travel Bucket List # 17 — Castles & Palaces of the US

      Despite its youth, the United States has its share of maybe not castles, but palaces, grand residences fit for a king. None of them are quite as elaborate as the European chateaus, such as Versailles or Schonbrunn, but there … Continue reading

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Travel Bucket List # 16 — Statues & Memorials Around the World

       World history has many heroes. In an effort to preserve the memory of these great men and women of the past, society often memorializes them with statues or other types of markers. Frequently these commemorative tributes are high on … Continue reading

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Travel Bucket List # 15 — Statues & Memorials of the USA

       All of us want to preserve our past and honor our heroes, and America seems to have had a wealth of men and women to memorialize in statues and monuments. Everywhere you look there are commemorative figures, words, buildings, … Continue reading

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Travel Bucket List # 14 — Architectural Gems of the World

       Architecture is an important part of traveling. The investment of communities into their significant tourist attractions is a direct reflection of the pride that residents have in their city or country. We have witnessed some incredible architecture in our … Continue reading

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Travel Bucket List #13 — Architectural Gems of the USA

      I love great architecture. As I travel, I am always looking for interesting buildings and elegant structures. Lee & I have discovered many hidden gems along city streets or country lanes. Although they may not be the major reason to … Continue reading

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Travel Bucket List # 12 — Religious Places of the World

         Much of the history of the world is also religious history since religion is so much a part of most cultures. Many of the bloodiest wars were fought for religious reasons as well. Since religion is an integral part … Continue reading

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Travel Bucket List # 11 — Religious Places of the USA

      America is not a particularly religious country, even though the founding fathers based many of their early documents on religious principles. Nevertheless, there are a number of significant religious sites around the US which can be included in a … Continue reading

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Travel Bucket List # 10 — Historical Places of the World

       There are numerous places around the world whose most important significance is related to history. As one travels to these places, he or she is able to learn first hand about the events that shaped this particular locale. Guides … Continue reading

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