Travel | to go

UK/Europe

France

  • Spend a longer time ( >2) weeks in Paris: visit Palais de Versailles, Musée d’Orsay, Musée de l’Orangerie, Musée du Louvre; go up to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower; Berthillon ice-cream; watch a show inside Opéra Garnier
  • Provence – and the lavender fields
  • Bordeaux / wine regions
  • Colmar
  • Carcassone

Spain

  • More time in Barcelona
  • Madrid & Palacio de Aranjuez
  • Tomatina festival & Valencia
  • Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage
  • Alhambra in Seville

Germany

  • Berlin
  • Hamburg
  • Köln
  • Heidelberg
  • Christmas market at Rothenburg ob der Taube
  • Oktoberfest in Munich – in a Dirndl
  • Schloss Neuschwanstein

Austria

Italy

  • Rome!
  • Venice – possibly during Carnevale!
  • Watch opera at La Scala in Milan
  • Florence
  • Isle of Naples
  • Puglia
  • Sardinia
  • Lake Como
  • Cinque Terre
  • a tour from the north to the south
  • watch the Italian F1 Grand Prix at Monza

Switzerland

  • Spend time at one of the small villages in the Swiss Alps
  • Have raclette somewhere high up
  • Lake Geneva
  • Luzern again
  • Jungfraujoch
  • Interlaken
  • take one of the scenic rail routes

Greece

  • Athens
  • Santorini
  • Mykonos
  • the many other islands

Scandinavian Europe

  • The midnight sun
  • The northern lights/ aurora borealis
  • Iceland
  • Stockholm, Sweden

UK and Ireland

  • Scotland: Edinburgh, Inverness, John o’ Groats (the most northerly point of Great Britain), Mackintosh Museum in Glasgow, Glenfinnan Viaduct (the Hogwarts Express in the second HP movie!)
  • England: Bath, Stonehenge, more of London, Harry Potter Studio Tour London(!!), more of the Lake District, the Cotswolds, Cornwall
  • Wales: Cardiff, Conwy Castle, Caerphilly Castle
  • Ireland: Dublin, the Giant’s Causeway, County Cork, Kilkenny

Etc.

  • More of Central and Eastern Europe: Prague, Budapest, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Cesky Krumlov, Pilsen, Krakow, Warsaw, Tallinn, Dubrovnik…
  • Christmas markets!!
  • Turkey: Istanbul, the blue mosque, Pamukkale, Cappadocia…

Asia

China

  • Beijing
  • Guilin again: but not during the dry season
  • Xi’An – the Terracotta Warriors
  • Jiuzhaigou
  • Zhangjiajie
  • Huangshan/ Yellow Mountain
  • the highest railway in the world – the Qinghai-Tibet Railway

Korea & Japan

  • Korea: Jeju Island
  • Japan: Gion (geisha district in Kyoto), Tokyo, Hokkaido, take a shinkansen (bullet train)

South East Asia

  • Indonesia: Yogyakarta, Jakarta, Lake Toba, Bali again
  • other parts of Vietnam – Hoi, Hue An, Sapa Valley, Ninh Binh, Dalat
  • Thailand: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Ayutthaya, Sukhotai, Koh Samui
  • take part in the Yi Peng Festival near Chiang Mai
  • Cambodia: Angkor Wat
  • Laos
  • Singapore – the night safari and F1 night race

Malaysia

  • Taman Negara, Pahang
  • Islands: Perhentian, Redang, Tioman, Sipadan, Mabul
  • Sabah: Kota Kinabalu (see Adventure section below), Semporna, Kundasang, Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary
  • Sarawak: Kuching, Mulu/Niah caves
  • Dining in the Dark, KL

South Asia

  • India: Taj Mahal, Bangalore, Kerala, Jaipur, Goa, Pondicherry, Shimla
  • Sri Lanka

Etc.

  • Boracay
  • Maldives
  • Kuala Lumpur to London/Paris by train

Oceania

Australia

  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • the Great Barrier Reef
  • Uluru a.k.a. Ayers Rock
  • Sydney: walk the Harbour Bridge from one end to the other; watch a show at the Opera House

New Zealand

  • the sounds in South Island
  • bungy-jumping

Islands

  • Bora-Bora
  • New Caledonia

North America

  • Canada: Montréal, Québec
  • San Diego again
  • San Francisco
  • Florida: Miami, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter (theme park)
  • New York City
  • Grand Canyon & Antelope Canyon
  • Hawaii again

South America

  • Buenos Aires
  • Salsa-dancing somewhere
  • Havana, Cuba
  • Valparaíso, Chile
  • Carnival in Rio
  • Copacabana Beach
  • Peru: Lima, Machu Picchu, and eat lots of potato dishes
  • Easter Island

Africa

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