A Review of my Travels and Adventures in 2016

2016 was a great year for me and travel.  I have declared 2016 the Year of the Pyramids.  I saw the temple pyramids of Mexico as well as the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt.  I managed to visit 5 US states I had never been to as well as crossed 3 national parks off my list.  My job allows me to travel so I spent much of my month on the road.  It varies but on average I am on the road 3 nights a week. When I started looking how many flights I took this year, I couldn’t believe it.  I started and ended my year of international travel in Canada and my travel year in New York. Here is my favorite 16 adventures from 2016 travel.

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Exploring the Isle of Ireland with Budget Car Rental Ireland

Four days, 1,400 km (847 miles), and 8 stops.  I step off the plane in Dublin, Ireland.  I have a very short time frame and a whole adventure ahead of me.  The Republic of Ireland and Nothern Ireland are my last stop on a month long trip that has taken me through Egypt and Eastern Europe. I both excited and nervous about this road trip.  I have never driven on the right side of the road.  This fact has just gotten real as I walk out of customs and head over to baggage claim.  I grab my bag and head over to the rental car counters.  It doesn’t take but a glance to find my trip sponsor’s counter.    There is one other person at the Budget Car Rental Ireland counter.  It doesn’t take the attendant but a couple of minutes to check them out and give them directions.  Within five mins of getting my bag, I have my car and am off to find my rental car.

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