There's no such thing as magic in this world, but that exhilarating feeling of embarking on a trip comes pretty close. Whether you're a backpacking college student or a seasoned jet-setter, it's hard not to get excited over a new stamp in your passport.
Since we're always planning our next trip, we love hearing what others have to say about their most memorable journeys. And, there's really no better group of people to survey than our fellow well-traveled R29ers. When it comes to the continents covered and the unique experiences we've accrued, we're truly an impressive bunch. Click ahead as 10 of our staffers — all with distinctly different interests — recount their favorite vacation spots. We've already jotted these places down in our travel planner.