2018 Travel Overview

by | Jan 3, 2019 | International Travel, Noteworthy, Travel

Previous years-in-review – 20172016, 201520142013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

Some of our travel stats for the year:

  • 7 countries visited: we returned to the UK (3 times!), Ireland, Italy, France, Germany, and Spain, plus we added a first time visit to Luxembourg.
  • Domestically we visited 12 states, with return trips to New York, Chicago, Oregon, Los Angeles and Florida, plus two weekend trips to the NC mountains.
  •  52,713 total air miles on American Airlines, Southwest, British Airways, Iberia, and Delta (plus Icelandair and Finnair for Leandra…)
  • Approximately 4,000 miles covered during roadtrips in Scotland, Western Europe, and our drives to New York and Florida.

Memorable places and sights:

  • Tight parking spots and interesting whiskies in Ireland;
  • Attending the Speyside whisky festival in Scotland (2nd year in a row) plus amazing weather during our visit to the Isle of Skye;
  • Finally seeing the ‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child’ 2-part show in London;
  • Wine tasting amongst the colorful buildings and flower villages of Alsace;
  • Pasha roaming Bailie Beach (Long Island) off leash at sunset, surprising us with a wade out into the water!
  • Our first visit to the beautifully rugged Oregon coast;
  • Jamon and other tasty foods in Southern Spain;
  • Seeing both sets of parents, three siblings (+spouses), and all six of our nieces in one calendar year.

Tagged with: 2018 | year in review

Our Itinerary

2024 Trips

San Diego, CA (Jan)
Sarasota, FL (Feb)
Madrid, Spain (Mar)
Valencia, Spain (Mar+Apr)
Palma, Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)
Rome, Italy (Oct)
Frankfurt, Germany (Oct)

2022 Trips

Florida (Feb)
NC Mountains (Apr)
Washington DC (Apr)
Valencia, Spain (May)
Hilton Head, SC (May)
Pacific NW (Jun)
Long Island (Jul)
Florida (Sept)
Chicago (Sept)
Poland (Sept)
NC Mountains (Nov)
Euro Xmas Markets (Dec)