MatD’s Bucket List of Ultimate Bucket Lists

I have a bucket list that is full of things to do.  Every place I visit or plan to visit I make a bucket list of activities / sights / experiences I want to do in that location.  Some of the bucket lists are long, some are short.  I love making the list and then crossing things off it.  Here are my Ultimate Bucket Lists:

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4 Ways to Explore Music and More in Nashville

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Nashville, Tennessee, commonly called Music City, USA, is a city of music. Several of the city’s small cafés and bars have set the scene for the early careers of many of country musicians. While the city notably focuses on music, its many different facets also offer visitors much to explore, being the state capital of Tennessee — and home to a world-class art museum.

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Spotlight Thursday – Meerkat Manor (or Round-Tailed Sround Squirrel Manor) of Arizona

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Every Thursday, I will be posting a photo from my travels and a spotlight on the location. Today’s Spotlight Thursday is of the .  I took this photo is of a pair of round-tailed ground squirrel from my cross-country US road trips.  On my way from Tennessee to Colorado, I stopped and spent a couple of days in Saguaro National Park.  This park is around Tuscon, Arizona.  The park has two regions split by the city of Tuscon.  I spent time in both the Rincon Mountain District (Saguaro Park East) and Tucson Mountain District (Saguaro Park West).

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15 Traveler Regrets About Hometown Attractions

15 Traveler Regrets About Hometown Attractions

There is a world of things, attractions, and places to visit.  During college, I started to notice a trend.  Many people have traveled far and wide and yet haven’t done the traditional activities that are their hometown attractions. I attended college in Florida and many of my classmates hadn’t been to Disney or Kennedy Space Center.  I couldn’t believe that they grew up a couple of hours from the site and had never been.  Although it’s not like, I am innocent in this either.

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Touring New Orleans with the New Orleans Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

Touring New Orleans with the New Orleans Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

I have always been skeptical about the Hop On Hop Off bus tours.  I have always thought they were a waste of money and time.   Why pay for a bus ticket that only have a couple of stops when most tourist cites have a decent public transportation city. I made my opinion after glancing at a brochure I was handed while wandering around during my first trip to London.   I didn’t bother to look any further into Hop On Hop Off bus tours.

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