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