Tuesday, November 2, 2010

25 years of service ... and travelling

Today I am celebrating my 25 years of service in the travelagency.

This means : having seen thousands of hotels, sleeping in hundreds of different hotelbeds, trying the food in many hotelrestaurants, visiting swimmingpoolarea's more then you can imagine ... but also getting to know other cultures, nationalities, nature, cultural landmarks, beautiful spots in the world ...

All these experiences are priceless and made me to the person I am today.

Have a glimse at my travelhistory :

City : Amsterdam, London, Paris, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Vienna, Budapest, Praag, Athens, Venice, Firenze, Roma, Istanbul, Marrakech, Barcelona, Madrid, Lisboa, New York, Nice and in 3 three weeks I will be adding Berlin to this list.

Beach :
Spain : Costa Brava, Costa Dorada, Costa Blanca, Costa del Sol, Costa de la Luz,
Tenerife, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Mallorca, Ibiza,
Portugal : Algarve, Costa da Lisboa, Madeira
Italy : Lago di Garda, Venetian Riviera, Tuscany, Sorrento, Sardegna, Sicily
Croatia & Montenegro
Turkey : The coast regions from Kusadasi, Bodrum, Dalaman until the Turkish Riviera
Cyprus : Paphos
Greece : Halkidiki, Peloponessos, Kos, Rhodos, Crete, Lesbos, Chios, Santorini,
Mykonos, Paros, Naxos, Symi, Delos, Kalymnos
Egypt : Sharm El Sheikh, Taba
Israel : Eilat
Jordany : Aqaba
Tunesia : Sousse, Hammamet, Tunis, Djerba
Morrocco : Agadir, Marrakech
France : Normandy, Auvergne, Limousin, Gironde, Provence, Cote d'Azur, Dordogne,
French Alps
Schweiz : almost entirely as I am half Suisse
Austria : the Alps for skiing
Bulgaria : ski and beach regions
Germany : different regions
Holland : different regions
Mexico : Cozumel, Playa del Carmen
Florida : Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Clearwaterbeach
Jamaica : Montego Bay, Negril
Dominican Republic : Puerto Plata, Santo Domingo
Haïti : Port au Prince, Cap Haïtien
Cayman Islands
Cuba : almost entirely
Kenia : national parks and beach regions
Malaysia and Penang

Just a pity I only started collecting beads the last couple of years


Trudis and Carmy said...

Heerlijk als je voor je werk de halve wereld kunt zien! Proficiat met je 25 jaar en op naar de volgende. Ik hoop dat je nog veel interessante plaatsen kunt gaan bezoeken met vele mooie parels!
Groetjes van Trudis

Green thumb said...

Congratulations! So jealous of your endless list, ha ha!
What a relief..I've just solved that problem ;-) thank you for being so patient!

Veerle said...

Wow, indrukwekkende lijst!
(de mijne is veel korter ;-))))

En dat gevoel van terugblikken op plekken, waar kralen te vinden zijn , maar waar we toen geen aandacht voorhadden, dat ken ik ook ...

alteaperle said...

Congratulations! I believe yours is one of the best job in the world!
I studied to work for tourism but never had the chance to have a job in that field!

Lucie said...

Wow Sandra, congratulations and happy 25th anniversary! It's amazing how many fantastic places you've been visiting :)

donauluft said...

25 years! you really know the world! It is impressing!
I´m sure if you started collecting beads 25 years ago, you had to add-on to your house!

ana pina said...

25 years... congratulations!
And so many destinations! I'd love to travel so much... I now that when it's work it's quite different, but still... I'd love to have the opportunity to meet so many countries and cultures, it sounds great!

Annuk said...

Congratulations and happy 25th anniversary!!! Creativity and travel are such a great duo!!!!

Juanita Tortilla said...

I dare not even read your list of Visited Places, because I know I will get very jealous! :)
Happy 25th Anniversary, and I am sure it will be MANY more years of fun travelling, and not just for work!


I see u have been in the canaries, that is where I come from, traveling is one of the best things anyone can do, Happy Anniversary!!

*Evelyn* said...

I can not believe you've seen all these places!
I'm jealous, I also love traveling!

I received the earrings are beautiful
thank you very much
it was a nice surprise!