Round the World #1

My first 30-day trip around the world in 2006. The ambitious itinerary included a whirlwind 15 stops in 12 countries. Here's the trip from start to finish: Argentina - Germany - Egypt - South Africa - Dubai - India - Thailand - Singapore - Malaysia - Hong Kong - China - South Korea and Japan.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina - The city's most famous monument, the Obelisk

Buenos Aires: Dog Lover's Paradise

One budget-busting night at the Burj Al Arab, Dubai

BURJ AL ARAB, DUBAI - This hotel had been on my Bucket List since I first saw a photo of it in a travel magazine. I spent one budget-busting night here on Round the World and my two-story suite still ranks as the most incredible hotel room I've ever seen

The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt - Considered one of the 7 Wonders of the World in ancient times and inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979.

Pyramids of Giza, Egypt - Photo of the Day - RTW in 30 Days

The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt - Considered one of the 7 Wonders of the World in ancient times and inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage List in

Beijing and the Great Wall of China

Beijing and the Great Wall of China

A few moments alone on the Great Wall of China on a chilly winter morning gave me a lot of time for reflection.

Wat Arun, Bangkok, Thailand - One of my favorite stops along the Chao Phraya River

Bedtime in Bangkok - RTW 1

We land in Bangkok at and I am sleepwalking through the airport praying that by some miracle I'll be able to check into the hotel this early.

Reclining Buddha, Wat Pho - Bangkok, Thailand

Bedtime in Bangkok - RTW 1

Reclining Buddha, Wat Pho - Bangkok, Thailand

Bedtime in Bangkok - RTW 1

Bedtime in Bangkok - RTW 1 - Round the World in 30 Days

The Petronas Towers - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur - Photo of the Day - RTW in 30 Days

The Batu Caves are one of Kuala Lumpur’s best sights and also one of the city's least expensive attractions for visitors thanks to direct train service.

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront - Cape Town, South Africa - Restaurants, shops and some of the best views of Table Mountain!

Cape Town, Fabulous Cape Town

My guide for the day, Pierre, had been working within the townships of Cape Town South Africa and bringing visitors into them for nearly twenty years.

Singapore Sling - Long Bar, Raffles Hotel: Yes, it's wildly overpriced but still a must do when visiting Singapore!

Singapore Sling

Singapore Sling - Round the World in 30 Days

A Camel Ride around the Pyramids, Egypt

Cairo on Camel Back

Another fun travel interview. Learn more about +Jenny McIver and her YES round the world trips.

Great Southern Gate (Namdaemun) - Seoul, South Korea

Final Stop...Seoul, South Korea

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