This year I decided to do something different. I decided to share my 2013 travel year through my Instagram photos. These are my favorite photos as seen on Instagram. The majority of the photos I take do not make it to Instagram as I take on average 500 photos per city, depending on how long I’m there. One city in particular, I really didn’t care for any of the photos I took. The photos were decent, but I didn’t get that “Yea, I like this” feeling. Therefore, some cities are presented more than others, and a couple are presented by only one photo, or aren’t presented at all.
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This year has been full of surprises. I went to a few cities that I never really thought about traveling to, a few that I’ve been wanting to go to since forever, and I’ve rediscovered some old favorites. And, along the way, I’ve picked up some new favorites.
So…where did I go? Check it out: Seattle > San Diego > Toronto > Kansas City, MO > St. Louis > Long Beach > Savannah > Manama > Stockholm > Berlin > Prague > Vienna > Paris > Amsterdam.
I enjoyed all of the cities that I visited, and each has its own unique vibe. Some I love more than others simply because it’s my chosen hometown (Seattle, WA), or my actual hometown (San Diego, CA). However, out of the new places that I visited there are a few standouts worth mentioning:
My new favorite US city: Kansas City, MO.
Honorable Mention: Savannah, GA
My new favorite European City: Prague, Czech Republic
The city gave a second chance, and now love: Paris, France.
The city I wish I had more time in: Berlin, Germany
Best in Nature: Niagara Falls, Canada
Best New Beach Discovery: Ruby Beach, Olympic National Park Washington State