Travel Cities 2011

2011 was a record travel year; it’s hard to believe I flew over 80K miles! Here’s my annual recap of my travels by city that I started a 5 years ago:

WINTER
January 25-28 Alexandria, VA
February 4-6 San Francisco, CA
February 10-12 Washington DC
February 13-19 Alexandria, VA
March 10-16 Austin, TX
March 22-25 Alexandria, VA

SPRING
March 31 – April 4 Rome, Italy
April 5-8 Florence, Italy
April 7 Cinque Terre, Italy
April 9-10 Amsterdam, Netherlands
April 18-22 Alexandria, VA
April 27- May 1 Las Vegas, NV

SUMMER
May 26-30 Lahaina, HI
June 20-21 Queenstown, MD
June 22-24 Alexandria, VA
July 22-25 Eden Prairie, MN
July 30-August 10 Eden Prairie, MN

FALL
September 6-10 Alexandria, VA
September 22-26 Eden Prairie, MN
September 27 – October 4 Paris, France
November 1-4 Alexandria, VA
November 23-26 Eden Prairie, MN
December 29-30 Grand Canyon National Park
December 28 – January 1 Las Vegas, NV

Travel stats recap:

  • Spent 106 days away. Flew nearly 2x as much as last year, including two trips to Europe.
  • Visited 16 cities and fulfilled my new year’s resolution in 2011 to visit 3 new countries!
  •  Was most often found working in the DC area and spending time with family in Minnesota.
  • Did more personal travel this year with 58% for leisure, 42% for business (based on days).
  • My Dopplr Travel Profile with Flickr Photos

2012 Resolution - Visit 3 new international cities!

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Arc de Triomphe, Paris, France. Photo by Ryan Prins.

Over the last 5 years, I’ve been on 117 trips. Feeling tremendously blessed to have had travel be a regular part of my life and for the people I’ve gotten to know better because of it!

 “To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.”

– Bill Bryson

Past Travel Cities Posts: 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

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