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    17 July 2008
    Cat's travelogue

    I decided to count the countries I visited, and apparently I've been to 34 countries! In alphabetical order:

    1. Antigua & Barbuda
    2. Austria
    3. Bahrain
    4. Belgium
    5. China (Hong Kong)
    6. Cyprus
    7. Czech Republic
    8. Egypt
    9. France
    10. Germany
    11. Greece
    12. Hungary
    13. Israel
    14. Iran
    15. Italy
    16. Lebanon
    17. Lithuania
    18. Malta
    19. Moldova
    20. Netherlands
    21. Oman
    22. Poland
    23. Portugal
    24. Qatar
    25. Romania
    26. Russia
    27. San Marino
    28. Slovakia
    29. Spain
    30. UAE
    31. UK
    32. Ukraine
    33. USA (Puerto Rico)
    34. Vatican

    Also, on my work travel list for this year I have China proper (Shanghai), Denmark, Pakistan, Saudi and Sweden.

    I also realised that I lived in 7 countries: Bahrain, Cyprus, Qatar, Russia, Ukraine, UK & UAE. I studied in 5: Cyprus, Qatar, Ukraine, UK & USA. I worked in 4: Bahrain, Cyprus, Qatar & UAE.

    My favourite countries are Malta, Oman, Spain and Puerto Rico.

    I don't really know where I would like to go on holidays next, any suggestions? What are the places you visited that you really liked? I am not into skiing destinations, and generally not into winter sports, but everything else is game.

    So, where should I go next? ;-)

    posted by Bravecat @ 11:28 am  
    26 Comments:
    • At 17/07/2008, 12:38, Anonymous Max said…

      U know where i want U to go on you hols =]

       
    • At 17/07/2008, 19:02, Blogger Arabista said…

      Wow! That's incredible! I seriously envy you- I suggest you go to Syria and Turkey next (both great countries)
      For myself I've always dreamt of going to India and Mexico- very rich cultures from what I've read :)

       
    • At 18/07/2008, 09:52, Blogger Brave Cat said…

      Hey Arabista, thanks for suggestions :) Mexico would probably be my choice out of the countries you recommended as I can still speak a little Spanish and I love all things Latin.

       
    • At 18/07/2008, 18:44, Anonymous Anonymous said…

      You went to Israel ?
      I can not believe it !!! You are an enemy unless you explain the nature of your visit companied with necessary proofs.
      Till that moment, you are classified as an enemy !!
      Touchy
      :-P
      PS: May I suggest Brasil (of course) Argentina & Maldives.

       
    • At 18/07/2008, 22:51, Blogger Marianna said…

      Ponce, Puerto Rico is where my family is from and I am planning to revisit in 2010 for my grandmother's birthday. You have really travelled. Here is my list:

      1. Puerto Rico
      2. Mexico
      3. S. Korea
      4. Canada
      5. United Arab Emirates
      6. Oman

       
    • At 18/07/2008, 23:55, Blogger Brave Cat said…

      Touchy,

      Of course I am the enemy, did you just find out? LOL And hey, Maldives is for honeymooners :P

      Marianna,

      Ponce in Puerto Rico is like, my favourite place in the world! Wow!

       
    • At 20/07/2008, 06:16, Blogger don_veto said…

      Kuwait is not on your list, so that is where you should go next.

       
    • At 20/07/2008, 11:16, Blogger The Zoal said…

      You should visit Utah in the winter. Best snow on Earth.

       
    • At 20/07/2008, 21:54, Blogger ammaro said…

      nice list! :) u havent been to japan though, u gotta check out japan. actually, i should check out japan.

       
    • At 21/07/2008, 15:43, Blogger Solace said…

      How about South Africa?

       
    • At 22/07/2008, 02:45, Anonymous MuslimahBloggerer said…

      I'd suggest Banff, Alberta. Google it :)

      That's an impressive list of countries. I've been to 10 and lived in 4 but I'd love to boast a similar list. It seems an amazing way to grow and challenge your person and beliefs.

      So you've studied in 5 countries? I'm not sure if you've addresssed this in your blog already (I'm a new reader!): what did you study and what sort of work do you do?

      You should consider doing career day for high school students:)

       
    • At 22/07/2008, 21:06, Blogger Bob said…

      Enough travel already.
      Stay home and vej.

       
    • At 26/07/2008, 09:45, Blogger Brave Cat said…

      Don Veto,

      Do you think I should? Is it a nice place? All the Kuwaiti people I met are most pretentious individuals. But it would be interesting, yes.

      Snakie,

      I spent 4 years of my life in the far north of Russia. I've seen snow :P Can't say I miss it much, but I will come visit you in the States.

      Ammaro,

      No I haven't been to Japan, and I don't think I will have a work related trip to Japan. And its just so far to go there on holidays!

      Solace,

      South Africa is on my to-go list, especially since Emirates has a direct flight now. I am a little bit concerned because everyone says its so dangerous, but I guess I'll brave it.

      MuslimaBlogger,

      Oooh pretty!

      As for my studies - my family moved around a lot while I was young, plus I got all my degrees from different colleges in different countries. I studied Law and International HR Management. I work in HR in a major European MNC, and I love my job.

      Bob,

      Yeah right, check my calendar!

       
    • At 26/07/2008, 19:06, Anonymous Anonymous said…

      Add USSR. Nobody will find anything wrong :-D

      M-da... I would like to visit such a quantity of countries.

      Pakistan & Afghanistan are interesting for me also.

      Strange that you have not been to India :-)

      I think I must get a job which let me visit other countries as often as its possible :-D

      I envy you, Auntie! ;-)

      S.

      :-*

       
    • At 03/08/2008, 15:50, Blogger Sandie said…

      Hi qatar cat! I have a great place you really will like...Mauritius! Check out my blog for the details of the trip. It was very exotic and so much fun especially if you like the beach.

       
    • At 05/08/2008, 16:06, Blogger Taras said…

      Wow! You're a well-traveled person:)!

      Your travel experience must have certainly expanded your horizons and enriched your human capital.

      I'm glad Ukraine is on the list;)

       
    • At 10/08/2008, 14:42, Blogger The Universal Misfit said…

      " All the Kuwaiti people I met are most pretentious people."

      Hullo Kat - You obviously haven't been to SoBo i.e. South Bombay yet, and therefore do no know what pretentious truly is.

       
    • At 23/08/2008, 00:57, Anonymous Anonymous said…

      When are you planning on coming to scandinavia?? :)

       
    • At 23/08/2008, 00:58, Anonymous Anonymous said…

      When are you planning on coming to scandinavia?? :)

       
    • At 23/08/2008, 05:29, Blogger Brave Cat said…

      Scandinavia? Well that depends on who's inviting :D

       
    • At 24/08/2008, 00:05, Anonymous Anonymous said…

      Lol you wrote this earlier

      "Also, on my work travel list for this year I have China proper (Shanghai), Denmark, Pakistan, Saudi and Sweden."

      So was just wondering :p

       
    • At 24/08/2008, 06:56, Blogger Brave Cat said…

      Haha well thats for WORK and therefore doesn't really count =]

      Do I know you?

       
    • At 24/08/2008, 07:51, Blogger aoc gold said…

      The Arrow And The Song

      (1)

      I shot an arrow in the air,
      It fell to earth, I knew not where; ;

      For so swiftly it flew, the sight
      Could not follow it in its flight.

      (2)

      I breathed a song into the air,
      It fell to earth, I knew not where;

      For who has sight so keen and strong,
      That it can follow the flight of song?

      (3)

      Long, long afterward, in an oak

      I found the arrow still unbroke;

      And the song, from beginning to end, ,

      I found again in the heart of a friend. 。

      -----by aoc power leveling

       
    • At 26/08/2008, 13:48, Blogger Wardat_il'7leej said…

      You know we still have a chocolate feast to get to :)

       
    • At 29/08/2008, 15:24, Blogger 3anooda said…

      yay uve been to Oman?? didnt know - glad to know thats its one fo your favourites

       
    • At 03/09/2008, 09:04, Anonymous QC (from work) said…

      Warda,

      how about Eid?? I'll have free time then, but the question is, will you?? You were so busy last time I went!

      3anooda,

      HEY GIRL!!! Long time no see!!

      Of course I've been to Oman, 4 times, I love love LOVE it!

       
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