As of November, 2010, I've seen about 210 of the 1,000 "must see" places. It is somewhat a matter of taste, of course. I think I'd take some of the cathedrals in England off the list, and add some things in the American West. Click on the book to see how many of the places you've been to.
And as an American in Turkey, I've thought about the similarities and differences between the two countries:
PLACES I'VE VISITED
visited 29 states (12.8%)
Create your own visited map of The World
WHERE THE HELL IS MATT (HARDING)?
Background on "Steam of Life," the song in the video
Jianli Yang Walks 500 Miles to Draw Attention to Human Rights Abuses, by Bella English in The Boston Globe
Teaching English in Taiwan, by Newley Purnell
. St. Petersburg: Introducing Alexander the Great.
Going into the Mist: A Wild, Tiny Haven for Gorilla Makes People Earn Their Every Visit, by Bella English in The Boston Globe
President Paul Kagame: The Man Who Brought Ruanda Back, Book Review by Bella English in The Boston Globe
At Only Black Family-Owned Vineyard, Wine Flows, by Bella English in The Boston Globe
Newley Purnell's Blog, Newley.com. Newley is a former colleague and a journalist in Thailand.