“We travel, initially, tolose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, to those parts of the globe whose riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again- to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more.” 

― Pico Iyer

2013 was a year of new places, people, and experiences. For my first post this year, I thought I’d share some of my favorite travel moments (in the form of photos, below) from the past year as I wish everyone an amazing 2014, filled with lots of happiness, love, and travel!Here’s a list of the cities that were added to and struck off the ever-growing travel bucket list last year:

  1. Washington, DC
  2. Des Moines, IA
  3. New York, NY
  4. Chicago, IL
  5. Miami, FL
  6. Orlando, FL
  7. Columbus, OH
  8. Minneapolis, MN

Here’s a sneak peak into the 2014 bucket list. Looking forward to many more adventures over the next six months of my fellowship! Suggestions for places and travel companions are always welcome. 🙂

  1. San Francisco, CA
  2. Las Vegas, NV
  3. New Orleans, LA
  4. Philadelphia, PA
  5. The Grand Canyon, AZ
  6. Los Angeles, CA


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