35 countries and counting…
I forget things. So I write them down.
Country # Year
Austria 2 1995, 1998
Australia 1 2008
Brazil 1 2017
Belgium 2 1995, 2001
Canada 30+ *
Cambodia 1 2012
Colombia 1 2017
Costa Rica 1 2014
China & Hong Kong 1 2012
Czech Republic 2 1995, 1998
El Salvador 1 2014
France 2 1995, 2001
Germany 3 1995, 1998, 2001
Greece 2 1995, 2017
Hungary 1 2011
India 1 2012
Indonesia 1 2010
Italy 2 1995, 2011
Laos 1 2012
Lithuania 1 2018
Mexico 15+ 2003, 2004, 2007, … 2016
Monaco 1 1995
Morocco, Africa 1 1998
Netherlands (Holland) 3 1995, 1998, 2001
New Zealand 1 2008
Nicaragua 1 2014
Peru 1 2017
Portugal 1 1998
Spain 2 1995, 1998
Switzerland 3 1995, 1998, 2001
Thailand 3 2010, 2012, 2016
Ukraine 1 1988
United Kingdom (England) 2 2001, 2017
United States 47 states
    Hawaii 3 2001, 2010, 2014
    Alaska 1997
Vatican City 2 1995, 2011

 

Cancun, Mexico
2020
Phish at Moon Palace Cancun, Cenote Verde, Playa del Carmen
Riviera Maya, Mexico
2019
Phish at Barcelo Maya
Lithuania
2018
Vilnius
United Kingdom
2017
London
Greece
2017
Pefkochori, Thessaloniki, Athens (Homer’s Odyssey at Athen’s Concert Hall grounds)
Thanos Dikos, Alexi Dikos…
Colombia, Peru, Brazil
2017
Bogota, Putumayo (Puerto Asis, San Miguel De Mocoa), Santa Marta (Caribbean), Medellin, Guatape, Leticia, Amazon River, Tabatinga (Brazil), Santa Rosa Island, Iquitos, Otorongo Expeditions on Amazon River, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Lima
Caleb Saunders, Nicole Goddard, Jacques Castro, Filip & Sarah, Jane Choi, Natascha Berg…
Thailand
2016
Koh Phangan (Eden Garden at Had Yuan, Haad Rin, Blue Dream at Ban Tai, The Beach Club At Buri Rasa), Bangkok (D&D Inn, Khao San Road)
Alana Macary, Will, Andre, Greg, Clare…
Nicaragua, Costa Rica
2014
Nicaragua (Managua, San Juan Del Sur), Costa Rica (Nosara, Ostional, Santa Teresa, Playa Carmen, Montezuma, Arenal), El Salvador (San Salvador)
Nicole Goddard, Mary Reid, Sarah Horton, Kenny Sheridan, Michael and Amber Lukacs
Maui, Hawaii
2014
Paia (Ho’okipa Beach), Hana, Haleakala National Park (Observatory, Waimoku Falls, Seven Sacred Pools at Ohe’o), Wailuku, Wailea, Kepaniwai Park
Natalie Flores
India, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Hong Kong
2012
India (Mumbai, Goa (Arambol, Anjuna, Baga), Hampi, Gokarna (Kudle, Paradise, Half Moon, Om Beach), Cambodia (Phnom Penh, Battambang, Siem Reap, Angkor Wat), Laos (Don Det, Pakse, Van Vieng, Luang Prabang, Luang Namtha), Thailand (Chiang Mai, Bangkok), Hong Kong
Beau Griffin, Rachel Williams, Nikolas Williams, Velvet Nelson, …
Yellowstone NP
2011
San Francisco (Outside Lands Music Festival), Lake Tahoe, Winnemucca, Sawtooth NF, Idaho, Bozeman, Montana, rafted Yellowstone River, Yellowstone NP, Grand Teton NP, Dixie NF, Las Vegas
Thomas Adelaar, Joey M, Rachel Williams, Velvet Nelson, Eddie, Elliot, Dano, Mik Lisiecki, Lesia Lichonczak
Italy & Hungary
April 2011
Rome, Vatican City for Easter, Florence, Tuscany, Budapest
Hanya Hyszczak
Honolulu, Hawaii
September 2010
Waikiki for Alex & Sasha’s wedding
Andrew Bluj, Alex Fedynsky
Thailand and Indonesia
March 2010
Thailand (Ko Tao, Ko Lanta, Ko Phi Phi, Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Phuket) and Indonesia (Bali, Gili Trawangan, Lombok)
Ryan Mulvaney, Jessica Johnson, Trenton Hill, Kristian Z., Carrie L., Alana Macary
Virgin Islands
May 2009
US and British Virgin Islands (St Thomas, St John, Virgin Gorda, Tortola, Jost Van Dyke)
Scott Aschenbrenner, Jacques Castro, Brian Sprinkle
New York, New York
January 2009
Manhattan (Lower East Side, West Side, Harlem) and Brooklyn for NYE
Scott Aschenbrenner, Jacques Castro, Ben Harwood, Andrew Bluj, Marcin Kociuba
Australia/New Zealand
March 2008
Melbourne, Sydney, Byron Bay, Nimbin, Surfer’s Paradise, Coolangatta, Brisbane, Auckland, Rotorua, Waitamo Caves
Ryan Mulvaney
Mexico
July 2007
Camping at La Salina Beach, Baja California
Scott Aschenbrenner, Jacques Castro, Sean Micheal
Portland, Oregon
July 2006
WebVisions Conference
Nate Koechley, Melanie & Greg
Moved to Los Angeles, California
September 2005
So I’ll no longer list LA, San Diego, Las Vegas … as “trips”
Las Vegas, Nevada
July 2005
HCI Conference, Bachelor party
Chad Harms, Adam Kraska, Melanie Kraska, Natalia Petraszczuk
Toronto, Ontario
May 2005
Soccer Tournament USC Detroit
New York, New York
June 2005
MOMA, Karpaty, Brewskys, NJ, Central Park
Marcin Kociuba, Natalya Labenskyj
Columbus, Ohio
May 2005
Columbus and Ohio State University
Ben Busch, John Coleman, Zoran Panjak, Jill Krueger
Sarasota, Florida
March 2005
Bradenton on Spring Break
Stefan Strychar, Olena Ploshchansky
Montreal, Quebec
November 2004
Trembita and Concordia/McGill Pub night
Andrew Bluj, Lesia Bida, …
New York
September 2004
Catskills, Kerhonkson, New Jersey, New York City, WTC
Ryan Mulvaney, Andrew Bluj, Anya Maziak, Marcin Kociuba, …
Baraboo, Wisconsin
August 2004
Devil’s Lake State Park, Madison, Baraboo, Wisconsin Dells
Thomas Adelaar, Anya Maziak, and Chad, Jill and Jensen Harms
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
March 2004
Spring Break in Puerto Vallarta (on the Pacific Ocean), Playa Los Arcos Beach Resort
Andrew Bluj, Alex Fedynsky
West Coast, USA, Mexico
July 2003
San Diego (SIGGRAPH 2003, La Jolla, Pacific Beach, Gaslamp, Downtown), Mexico (Baja California: Tijuana, Tecate, Mexicali, Ensenada, Bufadora, Rosarito), Los Angeles, Las Vegas
Chad Harms, Adam Dansky, Andrea Wynnyk, Susan Koziak, Lesia Chopko, Greg Crosariol, Adam Kraska, Ben Stein
Charleston, WV
May 2003
White water rafting the New River (near Fayetteville, WV)
Chad Harms, Ben Busch, Sarah, MSU Outing Club, Extreme Expeditions
Los Angeles, CA
February 2003
Aid to Ukraine Ball
Susan Koziak, Andrea Wynnyk, Lesia Chopko, Luba
Sault Ste Marie, Ontario
Dec 2002-Jan 2003
Skiing at Searchmont, car sledding, OPP
Chad Harms, Geneviève Coleman, Wil
Las Vegas, NV & Los Angeles, CA
November 2002
Rain (The Palms); Emiril’s New Orleans Fish House ($700); Mexicali; Universal Studios; Venice Beach; Brass Knuckle’s Studio; The Whiskey A Go Go; Mann’s Chinese Theater
Ryan Mulvaney, Adam Kraska, Andrea Wynnyk, Susan Koziak, Lesia Chopko, Luba, Stevo
Las Vegas, Nevada
March 2002
Plus Scottsdale, AZ; Hoover Dam; Mandalay Bay
Geneviève Coleman, Adam Kraska, Brian Winn, Dave & Stacy Hammond
Catskills, New York
September 2001
Soyuzivka, Kerhonkson
Taras Sawka, Paul Tarnavsky, Luba Manko
Western Europe
July-August 2001
Teaching Assistant for MSU Telecom in Europe program: Paris, France; Brugge, Belgium; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Germany; Interlaken, Montreux, Geneva, Switzerland; London, England [photos] Highlights: Funny Farm, white water rafting, bungee jumping, hang gliding in Interlaken Switzerland, Montreux Jazz Festival, Limelight
Charles Steinfield, Pam Whitten, Alwin Mahler, Kelby Johnson, Adam Dansky, Beth Perrine, Brian Winn, Ryan Mulvaney
Hawaii
June 2001
Oahu (Honolulu), Kauai (Hanalei), SCUBA diving
Tanya Clark, Allison Ayotte, Travis Miller
Central California
May 2001
San Francisco, Half Moon Bay, Monterey
Mike Weigle, Bo Sawka, Tanya Andrash, Oksana Andrash, Eric Rosenburg
Florida Everglades and Keys
January 2000
Road Trip to Phish at Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation for the eve of the millennium, including Florida Keys, Miami, Atlanta Ben Busch, Allison Ayotte, Angela Hodgins, John Coleman, Marcin Kociuba, Angela
Colorado
January 1999
Skiing at Arapaho Basin, Breckenridge, Keystone, Vail over New Years
Ben Busch, Allison Ayotte, Angela Hodgins
Michigan UP
fall 1998
Upper Peninsula of Michigan: Whitefish Point, Tahquamenon Falls, Pictured Rocks
Ben Busch, Allison Ayotte, Angela Hodgins
South of Spain+
summer 1998
Spring Break: Marbella and Sevilla, Spain; Lagos, Portugal; Algeciras, Morocco, Africa; Gibraltar (UK)
Dewey family: Jeff, Steve, and parents
Western Europe
summer 1998
MSU Men’s Glee Club European Tour: Prague, Czech Republic; Vienna, Austria; Füssen, Germany; Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ben Fleis
New Orleans, Louisiana
February 1998
Last minute Mardi Gras trip included: hurricanes, catfish sandwiches, beads, back alleys, and sleeping in the gutter. Also did Biloxi, Mississippi.
Marcin Kociuba, Ben Busch
Arkansas
summer 1997
Studying the bear population by trapping them, tranquilizing them, pulling a tooth, giving them a tattoo, a cold water enema, and then an antidote (sounds like a night out-on-the-town in Detroit!). Ate snakes and bullfrogs for fun.
Jeff Dewey, Nate
Alaska
summer 1997
Cruise from Vancouver along Alaskan Coast, including Sitka, Juneau, Ketchikan, Glacier Bay National Park, Seward
Roman, Julie, Anya Maziak
Charleston, West Virginia
July 1996
White Water rafted the Upper Gauley River (near Fayetteville, WV)
Allison Ayotte, COM Outing Club, Rivers Resort
Western US
summer 1996
Road trip across the USA, starting in Detroit: Colorado, Utah, California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico Highlights: camping in the middle of the desert, Petrified Forest NP, Canyon de Chelly NP, Meteor Crater, Arches NP, Yosemite NP , Presidio of Monterey, Monterey, San Francisco, Haight-Ashbury, Zzyzx Road
Adam Kraska (Pete Karanec, Tanya Clark, “Psycho”)
Eastern US
summer 1996
Boston, MA; Rhode Island
Tanya Clark
Western Europe
summer 1995
Germany (Frankfurt, Munich), Czech Republic (Prague), Austria (Vienna, Salzburg), Italy (Venice, Rome, Vatican City, Bari, Naples, Florence, Cinque Terra), Greece (Corfu), Switzerland (Interlaken), France (Paris, Nice, Monaco, Cannes), Spain (Barcelona), Belgium (Bruges, Brussels), Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Taras, Olena, Tina
Memphis, Tennessee
spring 1995
Stayed at the Tom Sawyer campground.
Katie Cripps, Jamie, Eric
Leadville, Colorado
summer 1994
Camp Jeep, biking Mt Vail
Adam Kraska
Daytona Beach, FL
spring 1994
Spring Break
Natalie Raffo, Mike Weigle, Stefan Strychar, Dave Palac, and the rest of the Class of ’94
Fort Myers , FL
summer 1993
Summer break road trip
Steve Szawronski, Irene Szawronski
New York City
summer 1990
NYC, Glenn Cove
Mike Weigle, Pete Karanec
Ukraine
summer 1988
Family trip: Lviv, Kyiv, Ternopil, Ivano Frankivsk
Roman, Julie, Anya Maziak