Did my first gap year in 1972 after H.S. and before college: hit 42 US states.
Since then have done 2 weekers to PR, Mexico, Egypt, Turkey, Burma, Thailand, Europe, Tanzania, Cuba, Hungary, Italy, England, France and a few others.
In 2006, went on 15 month RTW to Ireland, London, Gibraltar, Spain, Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Japan, Russia, Mongolia, China, Laos, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, S. Africa, India, Mauritius, Dubai, Morrocco, Mauritania, Western Sahara, Senegal, Mali, and ended in......Timbucktoo! JUST DO IT!
2007 Balkans: Croatia, Servia, Kosovo, Czech Republic, Slovokia, Slovenia, Bulgaria and a few others.
Cuba, Burma (now Myanmar), Mongolia, Mauritania, S. Africa, Senegal