Past Trips

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2016

2015

2014

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2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

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Countries Visited

  • United States of America
  • Kazakhstan
  • Spain
  • Belgium
  • Russia
  • Mexico
  • Canada
  • Dominican Republic
  • United Kingdom
  • Turkey
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Uzbekistan
  • Austria
  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Jordan
  • France
  • New Zealand
  • Indonesia
  • South Korea
  • Portugal
  • Australia

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2020

Camp Verde, AZ  Mar

Out of Africa Safari Park

RUNNING: Mesa Phoenix Marathon (10K)  Feb

10 km, 56 min

Tucson, AZ  Feb

University of Arizona campus Old Tucson Studios

HAWAII: Kauai  Jan

Kilauea Hanalei Bay Kilauea Lighthouse Opaeka Falls Waimea Canyon and Kokee State Park Poipu Beach Kalapaki Beach Kekaha Beach Kalamaku Luau Kilohana Plantation Kalihiwai Beach

Flagstaff, AZ  Jan

Bearizona

2019

RUNNING: Tucson Half Marathon  Dec

13.1 mi / 21 km, 2 hr 19 min

Flagstaff snow tubing trip, AZ  Dec

Flagstaff Snowboarding trip, AZ  Dec

Grand Canyon, AZ  Dec

Mt Lemmon, Tucson, AZ  Oct

Rose Canyon Lake camping

Gilbert, AZ - Pumpkin patch  Oct

San Diego, CA  Sep

Coronado Beach Seaworld

Tacoma, WA  Sep

University of Washington, Tacoma Seattle Issaquah

ARIZONA  Sep-Dec

Tempe Tucson

Nur-Sultan  Aug

UNITED KINGDOM  Aug

Hult Prize, Ashridge Castle, Berkhamsted Watford London UCL campus

Almaty  Jul

8 lakes resort

Karaganda  Jul

Derby Village resort

Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito, CA  Jun

Sterling Winery, Napa Valley, CA  Jun

Lake Tahoe, CA  Jun

Tempe, AZ  Jun

New York  Jun

Central Park

Nur-Sultan  Jun-Jul

Orange County, CA  May

San Juan Capistrano Dana Point

Sausalito, CA  May

San Francisco, CA  May

Monterey Bay Aquairum  May

RUNNING: Bay to Breakers  May

8 mi / 12 km, 1hr 20 mins

Tubing at Tahoe with family  Mar

Hult Prize at Boston, MA  Mar

MIT Sloan Harvard Kennedy School Hult International Business School Bunker Hill Monument

RUSA Ski Trip at Heavenly Resort, Tahoe  Feb

1st annual winter sports trip: Snowbowl, Flagstaff, AZ  Jan

Snowboarding at Squaw Valley, Tahoe  Jan

Berkeley, CA  Jan-Jun

Tempe, AZ  Jan-May

Talking Stick Resort Arena: Phoenix Suns vs Golden State Warriors Phoenix 1000 Lights Festival, Kiwanis Park Phoenix Zoo Japanese Friendship Garden Canyon Lake

2018

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ  Dec

Big Island, HAWAII  Dec

Kailua-Kona, HI King Kamehameha Luau Magic Sands Beach Kua Bay Beach Kikaua Point Park Original Hawaiian Chocolate Farm Hilo, HI

Phoenix Zoo  Dec

Salesforce Tower, San Francisco, CA  Nov

Sport Pilot License discovery night at Arizona Flight Training Center, Glendale, AZ  Nov

Dobbins Lookout at South Mountain, Phoenix Area, AZ  Nov

Polo Championship in Scottsdale, AZ  Nov

Surfing at Pacifica  Oct

Yosemite  Oct

Tempe, AZ  Oct-Dec

Sedona, AZ  Oct

Little Horse trail (3.4 mi)

Surfing at Pacifica  Sep

Prescott, AZ  Aug

Tempe, AZ  Aug

Independence Day in Los Angeles  Jul

Venice Beach, Santa Monica Beach Grand Park 4th of July Celebration Walk of Fame, Griffith Observatory, Hollywood Sign Getty Villa Jjukku Jjukku Korean BBQ Google office in Venice Surfing in Venice Beach, Muscle Beach

Lake TahoeJul

Cascade Falls Trail (1.4 mi) - Emerald Bay Tahoe Meadows Interpretive Trail (1.2 mi) - North Lake Tahoe Lola Montez Lakes Trail (6 mi) - North Lake Tahoe

Alamere Falls Trail (8.4 mi)  Jul

San Francisco  Jul

Golden Gate Bridge Lunch at Mum's Kitchen Shabu Shabu

Alan's birthday at Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe  Jul

Offsite at Boulder, CO  Jul

Boulder Devil’s Thumb Ranch

Arizona State University, Tempe  Jul

Sausalito  Jun

Sonoma  Jun

Hot Air Balloons Festival Jack London State Historic Park

Santa Cruz, CA  Jun

Monterey and Carmel  May

Lunch at Benihana Asilomar state beach 17 Mile Drive Lone Cypress Carmel beach

Mountain View, San Francisco  May-Aug

Venture Capital Investment Competition global finals - Chapel Hill, NC  Apr

W. P. Carey School of Business | Arizona State University | Tempe, AZ  Apr

Snowboarding at Tahoe, Squaw Valley  Mar

Surfing at Pacifica  Mar

RUSA MBA networking event: Stanford  Feb

VCIC Regionals: Sunnyvale, CA  Feb

Sterling vineyards, Napa Valley, CA  Feb

Snowboarding at Tahoe, Squaw Valley  Jan

New York City  Jan

2017

Highway 1 trip, San Diego  Dec

Carmel-by-the-sea Sea World San Diego New Year at Little Italy La Jolla Cove, Coronado Beach

Family trips to San Francisco  Nov

Thanksgiving and snowboarding at Tahoe  Nov

Squaw Valley

Anniversary at Castello di Amorosa, Napa Valley, CA  Oct

Yosemite National Park  Sep

Surfing at Pacifica  Aug

UNITED STATES: Berkeley, Haas School of Business  Aug-Dec

KAZAKHSTAN: Astana  Jul-Aug

Expo 2017 Cirque du Soleil: Reflekt

AUSTRALIA: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Bunbury, Port Douglas  Apr-Jul

Bondi Beach, Coogee Beach Rottnest island, Fremantle Prison Surfing at Scarborough beach (Perth) Margaret River: Bunker Bay, Sugarloaf rock, Canal rocks, Moses rocks Great Ocean Road, Twelve Apostles Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

PORTUGAL: Lisbon, Turcifal  Mar

Astana  Jan-Apr

2016

UAE: Dubai  Dec

Almaty - New Year party, Shymbulak  Dec

Almaty  Sep

Aktobe  Aug

Almaty  Aug

Karaganda  Aug

RUSSIA: Moscow  Aug-Oct

INDONESIA: Bali, Denpasar, Nusa Lembongan  Jul

Surfing at Jimbaran beach Snorkeling at Nusa Lembongan Dream beach Geger beach

SOUTH KOREA: Incheon  Jul

NEW ZEALAND: Auckland, Wellington, Rotorua, Queenstown, Wanaka  Apr-Jul

Surfing at Omaha beach Pakiri Bethells beach Waiheke island Piha beach Waitomo Caves Cathedral Cove Paragliding at Queenstown Milford Sound Bay of Islands Snowboarding at Cardrona ski resort

FRANCE: Paris  Mar

Trips in Kazakhstan  Jan

Karaganda Almaty

2015

Almaty and Astana  Nov

AUSTRIA: Kitzbuhel  Nov

McKinsey Alpine University - FLITE program

JORDAN  Oct

Dead Sea Petra Wadi Rum

SAUDI ARABIA: Riyadh, Jeddah, Mecca  Aug-Nov

Riyadh: Heet Cave Umrah at Mecca: Kaaba

UAE: Dubai, Abu-Dhabi  Aug-Nov

Dubai Mall Ferrari World Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Issyk-Kul  Jul

Shymkent  Mar

Moscow  Mar

BELGIUM: Brussels  Mar

McKinsey EMBARK program

2014

Snowboarding at Shymbulak  Dec

Astana  Oct

SPAIN: Barcelona, Lloret-de-mar  Aug

Issyk-Kul  Aug

Almaty  Jul

Karangandy (Kyz Uzatu)  Jul

Yosemite National Park  May

Trip to Southern California  May

Bungee Jumping at the Bridge to Nowhere, LA Kayaking in San Diego

Surfing in Santa Cruz  Mar-Jun

Snowboarding at Lake Tahoe  Feb

Muir Woods  Feb

Silicone Valley  Jan-Jun

San Francisco Sunnyvale Berkeley Mountain View Palo Alto

Visits to Los Angeles  Jan-May

2013

Trip to Florida  Dec-Jan

Everglades National Park Miami Key West, FL Universal Islands of Adventure, Orlando

New York City: visiting Bloomberg headquarters  Nov

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Punta Cana  Nov

Skydiving in Indianapolis  Sep

Mount Rainier  Aug

Trip from Seattle to Indiana  Aug

Glaciers National Park Badlands National Park

Almaty  Aug

Jetskiing at Monroe Lake, IN  Aug

Bay Area  Jul

University of California Berkeley, Stanford Lab126 (Sunnyvale), Google (Mountain View), Facebook (Palo Alto) Monterey Bay San Francisco

Olympic National Park  Jun

Trip from Indiana to Seattle  May

Kansas City, KS Arapahoe Basin: snowboarding in Colorado Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

Seattle  May-Aug

Olympic National Park  May

Wisconsin  Jan-Feb

Milwaukee Alpine Valley: snowboarding

Michigan  Jan

University of Michigan Ann Arbor Detroit: North American Auto Show

2012

HAWAII, Maui  Dec-Jan

Kihei Makena Beach Iao Valley Lahaina Hana highway Haleakala Molokini crater

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Brain Ring competition  Nov

Washington DC, George Washington University  Nov

NORTHERN ROUTE from Seattle to Indiana: Glacier National Park  Aug

Indiana: Monroe Lake  Aug

Almaty  Aug

Mount Rainier  Jul

Portland  Jul

University of Washington  Jun

Indiana: Martinsville  May

INDIANA-SEATTLE ROAD TRIP  May

Wisconsin Dells Mount Rushmore Yellowstone

Seattle  May-Aug

CANADA: Vancouver  May

CANADA ROADTRIP  Mar

Niagara Falls Toronto Ottawa Montreal

Rochester Institute of Technology  Mar

Indiana: Evansville (Elton John's concert)  Mar

2011

MEXICO  Dec-Jan

Cancun, Ruinas El Rey Isla Mujeres Chichen Itza

Boston  Nov

Harvard University MIT

Indiana: Edinburgh, Columbus  Oct

Almaty  Aug

New York City  Aug

Kansas  Jun

Topeka University of Kansas Lawrence

Kansas City  May-Aug

Chicago  Mar

Chicago  Jan

Indiana: West Lafayette, Bloomington  Jan-May

2010

Miami  Dec-Jan

Indiana University Bloomington  Aug

Indiana: West Lafayette, Bloomington  Aug-Dec

Karagandy  Jul

Astana  Jul

Almaty  Jun-Aug

Shymkent  Jun

Arizona: Tempe  May

Indianapolis  Apr

Chicago  Mar

Purdue University  Jan

West Lafayette  Jan-May

2009

Almaty  Dec

Las Vegas  Nov

Grand Canyon  Oct

San Francisco  Oct

Alcatraz Monterey Bay

Arizona: Wild Lake Canyon  Sep

San Diego  Aug

Arizona: Prescott  Jul

NEVADA-CALIFORNIA TRIP  May

Las Vegas Los Angeles San Diego

Arizona: Slide Rock National Park  Apr

Arizona: Sedona  Apr

Arizona: Tempe  Mar-Dec

Visits to Phoenix  Mar-May

Arizona State University  Mar-Dec

2008

Moscow  Nov

Almaty  Jan-Dec

Earlier

UNITED KINGDOM: London, Oxford, Cambridge, Windsor  Summer 2005

TURKEY: Alanya, Demre-Myra-Kekova  Summer 2004

TURKEY: Kusadasi, Pamukkale  Summer 2003

KYRGYZSTAN: Bishkek  Summer ???

UZBEKISTAN: Tashkent  Summer ???

KAZAKHSTAN: Almaty, Shymkent, Astana, Turkestan

RUSSIA: Moscow  Dec 1989