(CNN) — Travel is a joy.
We all know that.
But sometimes being on the road transcends mere enjoyment.
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.
Got your own best travel moments?
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