This is a journal that described the interesting things happened to the author during her world trip that lasted 100 days from 30 May to 4 September 2010. During her journey, she travelled to 19 countries with three Contiki groups: Firstly, the “Ultimate European plus Egypt” Concept Tour in Europe and Egypt for 45 days, which began and ended in London; Secondly, the “Great Northern” Time-out Tour in the United States of America and Canada for 25 days, which began in New York and ended in Los Angeles; and thirdly, the “Grand Adventure” Tour in New Zealand for 13 days, which began in Auckland and ended in Christchurch. In between the tours, she travelled to 2 additional countries by her own arrangements.
As a reference for those who are interested in travelling in a similar style, or those who were curious about travelling around the world, this journal provides an authentic and detailed group travelling experience with Contiki. It has taken the author one year to complete this journal. It contains 927 images of sceneries taken during the trip with detailed information of most of the visited tourist attractions along the journey.
In order to protect the privacy of the author's tour group members, images of them are not included in this journal. Pseudonyms have also been used.
Countries and cities that she has travelled to are:
England: London, Birmingham;
France: Paris, Beaujolais Wine Region in Lyon, French Riviera, Versailles Palace;
Italy: Verona, Venice, Florence, Rome, Pompeii
Greece: Corfu, Athens, Kavala;
Egypt: Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, Hurghada in the Red Sea;
Turkey: Canakkale, Gallipoli, Anzac Cove, Troy, Istanbul;
Austria: Vienna, Hopfgarten im Brixental in Tyrol;
Germany: Munich, Rhine Valley, Lauterbrunnen , Heidelberg;
Switzerland: Lucerne, Swiss Alps;
Netherlands: St Goar, Volendam Amsterdam;
Scotland: Glasgow, Stirling Castle;
United States of America: New York, Boston, Cleveland, Chicago, Milwaukee, Sioux Falls, Corn Palace, Badlands National Park, Crazy Horse Memorial, Deadwood, Mt Rushmore, Devil’s Tower, Cody, Yellowstone National Park, Jackson Hole, Salt Lake City, Kanab, Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Las Vagas, Los Angeles
Canada: Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, Niagara Falls;
New Zealand: Auckland, Waitomo, Rotorua, Taupo, Wellington, Christchurch, Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Lake Ohau