Travel

Notable Bostonians Share Their Travel Bucket Lists

Here's where the cofounder of Wayfair and a Red Sox infielder want to jet off to next.


Barbara Lee

President and founder, the Barbara Lee Political Office

“In early January, I’ll be in Washington, DC, to see a record number of women sworn in as members of Congress, including our own Ayanna Pressley and Lori Trahan.”

Steve Conine

Cochairman and cofounder, Wayfair

“As an avid skier and outdoor enthusiast, I’d love to visit northern Japan in March. It’d be great to experience a new culture while enjoying a sport I love.”

Eduardo Núñez

Red Sox infielder

“I’m hoping to do a Europe trip with my family in 2019. Specifically, we want to visit Tuscany to learn about different Italian wines and coffee.”

Colette Phillips

President and CEO, Colette Phillips Communications

“I would like to visit Tahiti. As someone who grew up on an island, I always wanted to visit the Pacific island for comparison and see what the similarities and differences are.

Ricardo Rodriguez

Realtor extraordinaire

I am not a big outdoors kind of guy, but I think the annual migration of the Monarch butterfly from Canada to Central Mexico is crazy. They travel 3,000 miles around September and October. I would love to do some ecotourism in one of the sanctuaries.”

Joy Lim Nakrin

Anchor/reporter, NBC10 Boston and New England Cable News

“I would love to finally get to South Africa. I’m a huge nature lover and have had the privilege of doing safaris in Kenya and Tanzania. December is one of the best times to go enjoy the beaches because it’s summer there…and very cold here!”