New Countries New Map

On my Viking Homelands cruise with Viking Ocean, I visited FIVE new countries!

I’ve never collected countries, just for the sake of collecting, however I do like keeping track of where I’ve been (ah, the memories) and updating my map every time I’ve been somewhere new.

Here’s what the map looks like after this most recent cruise, adding in Finland, Russia, Estonia, Poland, Denmark, and Norway. (I’d already been to Sweden and Germany.)

Mary Jo Manzanares is a traveler, travel blogger, and podcaster. In addition to her blog, Traveling with MJ, she hosts the Where Else to Go podcast, and is the founder and the editor-in-chief of The Traveler’s Way, an online travel magazine. Her travel ethos is value luxury – luxury for real people – and her goal is to help travelers know when to splurge and when to save. Mary Jo has been a speaker at various industry events around the world.

When she’s not traveling, Mary Jo likes lingering over a cup of coffee, wandering in a museum, sipping wine at a cafe, and sharing it all with friends and readers. Her most recent travels were to Stockholm, a Baltic cruise, and Universal Orlando Resort.

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

A Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Universal Orlando Resort

Holiday magic is a real thing. A feeling deep in your soul. A feeling that brightens your smile, lights up […]

5 Tuscan Towns for a Perfect Day Trip

Pitigliano, Tuscany, Italy

It’s been awhile since we’ve traveled to Italy and it’s time to start making plans for a return visit. Our […]

Gift Guide for Travelers: 2017 Holiday Edition

It’s a most wonderful time of the year! Although I much prefer experiences to just buying stuff, there’s no getting […]

Plan Your Fall Reading

I’ve been working on my 2017 Holiday Gift Guide (it’ll be out right before Thanksgiving to allow you to maximize […]