By the Numbers: March 2013 Travel

Guinness Pourhouse in Dublin

Guinness Pourhouse in Dublin

Lots of traveling going on this month with a  long trip to Europe starting things off. Let’s count up the miles!


  • SEA/IAD/BRU/DUB – 6,677 miles (a round about way – more on that later – to get Dublin for a TBEX site visit)
  • DUB/SXF – 826 miles (in Berlin for a week at ITB Berlin, the world’s largest travel trade show)
  • SXF/BRU – 401 miles (back to Brussels for a few days of sightseeing before meeting up with travel blogger pal Chris Gray Faust to head to Antwerp and the start of a Vantage River Cruise (the inaugural sailing of the River Splendor).
  • AMS/IAD/SEA – 6,164 miles
  • SEA/HNL/SJC/LIH – 10,266 miles
  • SEA/ORD/SEA – 3,436 miles
  • SEA/LIH/OAK/SEA – 5,833 miles

And with that, and the last flight coming home today, I’m done with traveling for the month.

Total miles flown in March:  33,603

Total hotel nights in March:  21 (I’m including nights spent in our rental apartment in Berlin and those onboard the ship)


  • Miles flown 2013:  75,922
  • Hotel nights 2013:  39

Photo credit:  personal collecti0n

Mary Jo Manzanares is a traveler, travel blogger, and podcaster. In addition to her blog, Traveling with MJ, she hosts the Where Else to Go podcast, and is the founder and the editor-in-chief of The Traveler’s Way, an online travel magazine. Her travel ethos is value luxury - luxury for real people - and her goal is to help travelers know when to splurge and when to save. Mary Jo has been a speaker at various industry events around the world. When she’s not traveling, Mary Jo likes lingering over a cup of coffee, wandering in a museum, sipping wine at a cafe, and sharing it all with friends and readers. Her most recent travels were to Israel, Stockholm, and a Baltic cruise.

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