One of my unofficial goals/resolutions for 2014 is to travel more. Or at least make plans to travel more. Our wedding is later this year so I know we won’t be able to travel a ton since we’ll be paying for that and hopefully going on a super awesome honeymoon.
I have previously mentioned that I traveled quite a bit when I was younger. When I was 20 I was in London for study abroad for four months. I loved it so much that I moved back there after I graduated from college and lived and worked there for about nine months. It was obviously so great to live there but it was also so awesome to be able to travel so easily to other countries in Europe. If anyone else is planning European travel in 2014, here are some of my favorite past destinations (and places where I would love to return to) -
London of course. I was obsessed with the gardens – must check them out if you go there. The first is at Hampton Court Palace and I think the second is Regents Park. Next time I would love to find a place to stay that is close to the gorgeous parks.
Barcelona, Spain is one of my favorite cities ever. La Sagrada Familia is a cathedral that has been under construction since 1882 and its anticipated completion date is 2026. A must see for sure -
I loooooved the week that I spent at a resort in Mykonos, Greece. Ignore how gross I look in this photo (and the fact that I’m shoving a crepe in my face) and check out the gorgeous background. I wanna go back! -
Venice was really cool and I ate my weight in delicious and cheap gelato. It’s probably on most people’s must-see list and for good reasons -
Finally, when I wasn’t able to travel far, I really enjoyed exploring other English towns, including Oxford, Brighton and Bath. Below is a photo of the Royal Pavilion in Brighton (which also has a lovely beach) -
Since we’re getting married this year, I doubt we’ll be able to go on another vacation besides our honeymoon. So our tentative plan now is to save up after the wedding and go to Europe in 2015. I’m sad it’s so far away but I can’t wait. And of course in the meantime we can do some lovely trips. Plus all the above photos were taken on a film point and shoot camera so I would love to go back and get some better photos of all of these lovely places.
What travel destination is on your list for 2014 (or later in the future)? Anyone planning big travel soon?