Places I have been

Last updated: 13 July 2013

For the purposes of this page, I have only been to a place if I have been on the ground; being in a jurisdiction’s airspace does not count.

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█████ States I have lived in:

  • Illinois
  • Minnesota
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania

█████ States I have not lived in, but have visited beyond just the airport:

  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia*
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

* For the purpose of this exercise, I am counting the District of Columbia as a state.

█████ States I have been to only for airport layovers:

  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Georgia
  • New Mexico

█████ States I have never been to, not even for airport layovers:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Deleware
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Kansas
  • Maine
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • Oklahoma
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Texas
  • Vermont

Canadian provinces I have visited beyond just the airport:

  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Ontario

(There is no Canadian province that I have only visited for an airport layover.)

Countries I have lived in:

  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Countries I have not lived in, but have visited beyond just the airport:

  • Canada
  • South Korea
  • Vietnam

Countries I have been to only for airport layovers:

  • Ireland
  • The Netherlands

(Technically, I visited South Korea during a long airport layover, but I left Incheon International Airport and went into Seoul.)

How I made the map.

Credit: Map of the US adapted from a file from the Wikimedia Commons that was originally created by Wikimedia Commons user Theshibboleth and modified by users Fibonacci, NuclearVacuum, and Wylve. Used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC-BY-SA 3.0) license. SVG source code of my modified version of the file. Both my modified SVG and derived PNGs are offered under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC-BY-SA 3.0) license.

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