23 best moments in travel

CNN  — 

Travel is a joy.

We all know that.

But sometimes being on the road transcends mere enjoyment.

New finds.

New friends.

New favorites.

You know – the stuff credit card ads are made of.

Some of life’s best moments happen only when you’re on the road.

In honor of touristic serendipity, we’ve canvassed our staff for a list of top travel moments.

You’ll find our faves in the above gallery.

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