For someone who spends all her time day dreaming about travel, 2013 turned out to be quite the year of travel. In 2013 I visited 11 countries, two in North America and nine in Europe, and more than 40 cities.
As 2013 comes to an end, making way for new travel destinations in 2014, here’s a look at 13 of my favorite travel moments of the year, in order of occurrence.
Favorite Travel Moments of 2013
The beginning of my year of travel in Chicago, Illinois
First time on a Major League Baseball stadium field in Houston, Texas
Horse back riding in the mountains outside of San Antonio, Texas
Meeting Bruce Bochy, manager of the San Francisco Giants, in Tampa Bay, Florida
Walt Disney World Resort
Saying goodbye to five years of magic at Walt Disney World, Florida
Family bonding with my wonderful siblings in Lake Tahoe, California
Beginning my European dreams in Paris, France
Exploring Italy with my Italian friend Alessandra in Rome, Italy
Making a new life abroad in Madrid, Spain
Surfing the waves near Oporto, Portugal
Spending time with my mom and sister in Ireland
Being introduced to a fabulous city by my mom in Copenhagen, Denmark
Skiing the Alps in Interlaken, Switzerland
How many of these places have you been to? What are your favorite travel moments of 2013? Tweet me your thoughts @laurensalisbury or leave a comment below!