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"For most of my life on tour in the early days, I rarely — I mean rarely — went out anywhere," Marx said. "I was always concerned with getting rest and saving my voice. The tours were grueling in terms of schedule. I would often play nine or 10 shows in a row, then a day off, then nine or 10 more. It didn't allow for much sightseeing. Now I use touring as a great reason to get out and see as much of the town I'm playing in as possible."
Q: What is your favorite vacation destination?
A: The One & Only Ocean Club in Nassau (Bahamas, http://oceanclub.oneandonlyresorts.com) is pretty amazing. It's an aesthetically gorgeous location, and the staff is expert at accommodating just about anything. I love how quiet and private the property feels. The food is also great, and the vibe inside the restaurant, Dune, makes it a great experience.
Q: Where are your favorite weekend getaways?
A: One of my favorites is
Q: What is the greatest vacation spot you've ever been to?
Q: Where did you take your kids on vacation?
A: Family vacations are generally about relaxing and connecting with each other. When my kids were younger, we'd often rent a house somewhere like Turks and Caicos (Islands) or once in Tuscany. Some incredible memories.
Q: What are your five favorite cities?
A: Not in order: Melbourne (Australia),
Q: Where would you like to go that you have never been?
A: Israel is high on my list. I recently visited Moscow for the first time, which had long been at the top of that list, and it was better than I imagined. I'd also like to spend some good quality time wandering through Spain and Portugal.
Q: When you go away, what are some of your must-have items?
Q: What would be your dream trip?
A: Two solid months in as many nooks and crannies of Italy as I can find.