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About Me

Hello and welcome to my page. I really love traveling and only recently discovered Virtual Tourist, so I don't have a lot of pages made yet. Working and actual travel always seem to get in the way!

I traveled a lot when I was younger, going cross-country from Rhode Island to California with my parents when I was 6 and going to Europe a few times as a teenager. With school, work, and graduate school I didn't have much time for travel until I completely finished school. Now, my wife and I try to travel as much as my vacation time and budget will permit.

My favorite thing to do when traveling is seeing unique and beautiful landscapes and wildlife. I especially love waterfalls and travel much within the my home state of North Carolina to hunt for waterfalls. I also enjoy photography, but I'm not particularly good. Traveling does provide a great way to build my skills though! And I also really love hiking. I think it's the best way to get out and really see a new place and learn about it.

Trips

Below are a list of some of the places that I've been:

Upcoming Trips for 2014:
June - Family Trip to Ireland
May - Birthday/Memorial Day Waterfall Weekend in Grandfather Mountain
March - Spring Break Trip to Helen, GA

2013 Trips:

December - Year End Trip to Kill Devil Hills
September - Oregon Trip for our 2-Year Anniversary
August - Labor Day Waterfall Weekend in South Carolina
May - Memorial Day Whitewater Weekend on the Nantahala River
January - Snowshoe, WV Ski Trip

2012 Trips:

July - Trip to Iceland
March - Washington, DC for the Cherry Blossom Festival
January - Snowshoe, WV

2011 Trips:

December - French Polynesia Honeymoon
March - Savannah, GA for St. Patrick's Day

2010 Trips:

October - Fall Foliage in Boone, NC
August - Ibiza (my graduation present to myself)
May - Myrtle Beach, SC
March - Nassau, Bahamas for Spring Break (last one!)

2009 Trips:

October - Fall Break in Estes Park, CO
July - Beach Trip to Corolla, NC
March - Spring Break in Vegas

2008 Trips:

October - Fall Foliage in Asheville, NC
March - Spring Break in Key West

2007 Trips:

October - Fall Foliage in Asheville, NC

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