StumbleUpon Sunday (9)

StumbleUpon is a giant collection of the best pages on the Internet.

StumbleUpon is a great way to lose hours of your life.  Luckily, I braved the Internet vortex so you don’t have to.  This week I found these especially interesting websites:

  1. The ULTIMATE Braingasm Gallery: 100 of the Most Satisfying GIFs You’ll Ever See
    It’s like listening to beautiful background music…but for your eyes.  So soothing.
  2. Your Morning Commute Just Got Awesomed
    Pictures of strange cars/sights while driving–weird people are endlessly entertaining.
  3. Cheeky Cheetah Goes Face-to-Face with with Tourist in Safari Jeep
    THIS IS MY DREAM.
  4. New Expressive Dog Portraits by Elke Vogelsang
    So much nose!
  5. 8 Movies My Past Girlfriends Forced Me to Watch That Made Me Who I Am Today
    I love the humility of this post, that even movie buffs can learn from and love something unexpected, thanks to the suggestion of someone trusted!

My Top 5 Dream Vacations

Everyone has a list of places they would go if money and opportunity were no obstacle, right?  I mean, my end goal is to visit every country in the whole world, so I’m not too picky.  But there are definitely some places that, if given the chance, I would drop everything to visit.

New-Zealand1.  New Zealand.  I’ve got to be honest.  What I really mean by New Zealand is Middle-earth.  I think I’ve adequately described how much I love Lord of the Rings in previous posts, but in case you didn’t know:  I’m obsessed.  My love for this fictional world is what makes New Zealand a distant dream; I need this trip to be specifically tailored to my desire.  For starters, I absolutely have to have a fellow LotR fanatic as a traveling companion.  95% of our conversations are going to be about Gandalf, Edoras, etc, and if you can’t keep up, you can’t come.  I’m also going to need a lot of money, because I want to stay in Hobbiton, and I want to go on a LotR tour, and I want to helicopter to every filming site.  It’s going to break bank, and it’s going to be awesome.  Continue reading