Because WTFN? After 7 months of hell, here's a great big wish list of living.
  1. DC
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    Baseball. 14th Street. Bikeshare. Shaw. Galleries. Reddest red meat. Sparkliest sparkling wine. Monuments at dusk. Chris Grasso jazz.
  2. New York
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    Bacon, egg, and cheese on a bagel. The Strand. Tea and cards in Manhattan with my dear friend. Broadway show. Post show Cheese puffs and steak frites at Cognac. Out to Montauk. Long Island pizza.
  3. Nova Scotia
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    Halifax. Fisherman's Cove. 5 Fisherman restaurant.
  4. Scotland
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    Inverness Private Pilates in my dear friend's studio. Castles. Lochs. Edinburgh. Gardens. Museums. Cashmere.
  5. London
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    West End theater. High tea. Bike the Thames Path. Bangers and mash. Bond Street.
  6. Paris
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    Montmartre. Sidewalk cafes. Musee D'Orsay. Canal St. Martin. TGV to Champagne. Pan au chocolat. Hermes scarf.
  7. Nice
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    TGV Paris to Nice. Villefranche sur mer. Glamour night. Côte d'Azur observatory.
  8. Switzerland
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    Berner Oberland. Shilthorn. Interlaken. Fondue. Raclette. Lucerne. Hiking.
  9. Austria
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    The Hofburg. Wine tavern. Schönbrunn Palace. Naschmarkt. Music. Music. More music.
  10. Croatia
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    Dubrovnik. St. Blaise's church. Rector's Palace. Banje Beach. Fuzi and tartufi. Croatian prosciutto.
  11. Greece
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    Hop a boat and enjoy the islands. Santorini. Mykonos. Rhodes. Patmos.
  12. Istanbul
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    Turkish breakfast. Hagia Sophia. Hippodrome Square. Topkapi Palace. Mezzes. Grand Bazaar.
  13. Israel
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    Jerusalem. Mount of Olives. Western Wall. Via Dolorosa.
  14. Petra
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    Wadi Rum. Dead Sea.
  15. Egypt
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    Cairo's neighborhoods. The pyramids. Egyptian Museum. Islamic ceramics. Karnak Temple.
  16. South Africa
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    Cape Town. Stellenbosch. High tea at Lord Nelson Hotel. V&A Waterfront. Dinner in Camps Bay. Boulders Beach. Penguins. Kruger National Park.
  17. Victoria Falls
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    'Nuff said. Plus a few spa days.
  18. India
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    Delhi and Agra. Taj Mahal.
  19. Thailand
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    Bangkok. Jim Thompson's house. The River. Grand Palace. Phuket. Beach time.
  20. Bali
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    Ubud. COMO Shambhala.
  21. Sydney
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    Opera. Blue Mountains. Wine country. Bush excursion.
  22. Auckland
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    Mt. Eden. Parnell Village. Sky Tower. Cruise the harbor. Bay of Islands. Waitangi. Cape Reinga.
  23. Buenos Aires
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    Plaza Serrano. La Boca. Steak. La Tigre. Recoleta Cemetery. Tango. La Casa Rosada.
  24. Rio de Janeiro
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    Dois Irmaos. Rodrigo de Frietos Lake. Jardim Botanico. Esacderia Selaron. Santa Teresa. Samba!
  25. Maui
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    Road to Hana.
  26. Alaska
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    Denali!
  27. Vancouver
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    Stanley Park. Granville Island. Shopping! False Creek. Dinner with a view.
  28. Portland
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    Washington Park. Japanese Garden. Nob Hill. Columbia Gorge. Multnomah Falls. Live jazz. Afternoon tea.
  29. Road trip==>
    Here is where it gets loose. We rent an mini SUV and wander to places we'd like to see and see again.
  30. San Francisco
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    Been here before but, hello? It's San Francisco.
  31. Lake Tahoe
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    Time to chill. Rent a cabin for a few days?
  32. Colorado
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    Suggestions ? Not a skier but love the mountains. Denver? Boulder? Colorado Springs?
  33. Montana
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    Triple Creek Ranch. 'Nuff said
  34. South Dakota
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    What self-respecting Nationals fan would not stop to visit Mount Rushmore?
  35. Kansas City
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    Jazz. BBQ. Fountains. Coolest library facade.
  36. Austin
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    Can't miss an opportunity to get weird in Austin. 2nd Street District. Hyde Park. The Hole in the Wall. Boardwalk Trail
  37. New Orleans
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    How have I never been? Beignets. Cafe. Jazz. Food, glorious food!
  38. Atlanta
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    Lots of family here. Time for a breather.
  39. Smokey Mountains
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    Time to ditch the SUV and hop on the Harley for the last leg home.
  40. West Virginia
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    Almost heaven.
  41. Home.
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