2013 Travel Favorites: Biggest Travel Wins

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To closeout the year, AOL Travel asked our colleagues at MapQuest about their 2013 travel and plans for next year. Despite being busy with the releases of critically acclaimed major updates to their iPhone and Android apps, MapQuest employes took some killer trips in 2013. Responses are in no particular order. We've shared our own, too. Readers, feel free to do likewise in the comments.

Q. In 10 words or less, what was your biggest travel win (#EverydayVictories) of 2013?