We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
12-14-2015ta-j

Since Apr 2007

35-49 year old male

Burr Ridge, Illinois

I travel for travels sake. I am happy going to Hawaii or Vegas for the n'th time in a year, yet more excited visiting a new destination. I enjoy experiencing life like locals, but prefer sleeping at the Ritz. I like having lunch at a local hangout, yet find solace having afternoon tea on the concierge floor. I've visited over 100 countries. My next goal is 150. I'm one of less than 3,000 to make it to the North Pole. While I have been fortunate to step foot on Antartica I have yet to stand on the South Pole. I keep a list of places I want to travel and of things I want to do in life. I enjoy talking with others who enjoy travel. I'm just as happy talking about saving money or flying first class. My favorite mode of travel is private jet. I can usually be found at one of my homes in Hawaii, Guatemala, Palm Springs (secret) or Chicago. Travel feeds my adventurous soul. I like combining travel with helping locals. Giving back to others is a must! Share happiness with others :-)
Travel Style
Beach Goer
Trendsetter
History Buff
Nature Lover
Like a Local
Thrill Seeker
Urban Explorer
Shopping Fanatic
Luxury Traveller
Peace and Quiet Seeker
Art and Architecture Lover
12-14-2015ta-j's TripCollective Progress
Total Points
78,525
Level 6 Contributor
2015 Travellers' Choice Hotel Reviewer
2 Reviews
Beginner Photographer
3 Photos
New Photographer
1 Photo
Total Points 78,525

12-14-2015ta-j's Contributions

Date
Type
Forum
Topic
Points
Some private contributions have been filtered.
What kind of traveller are you?
Select 3 or more tags to include on your member profile
Done
Cancel