Where are you traveling in 2014? How about one of these?

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Illustration: Manya Gupta

I am a big travel buff and as the new year started, I got to thinking about all the trips that I wanted to take this year.

I had a great time visiting India and Hungary last year and I wanted to go to some cool places this year as well.

So, I started looking around at all sorts of lists that come out this time of the year - the top 10 of all things travel - and found one from Lonely Planet. It has the list of top 10 cities to visit in 2014.

Considering it had Chicago, Riga, and Auckland - three places that I have been eyeing to go to, for a long time - I liked it immediately and at the same time it sparked the designer in me and gave me an idea to make a visualization out of the list.

Have you traveled to one of these cities? What tips do you have ... great sights, good restaurants? Let me know in the comments below.

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